Sue MacTaggart
EVERY DAY MATTERS! Dec 10 Enrollment: 583 - Absence 87 = Attendance 496 (85%)
5 days ago, Sue MacTaggart
Sue MacTaggart
Dec 9: Enrollment 583 - Absence 68 = Attendance 515 (88%)
5 days ago, Sue MacTaggart
Sue MacTaggart
EVERY DAY MATTERS! Dec 3 Enrollment: 580 - Absence 38 = Attendance 542 (93.4%)
11 days ago, Sue MacTaggart
Sue MacTaggart
Breakfast with Santa! Saturday, December 7th Bake Sale and Basket Raffle -- Hotcakes, Sausage Links, Potatoes, Hot Cocoa and more! Tickets on sale now at SES Front Office: Kids $5, Adults $10, Family of 4 or more $25. Sponsored by your Community PTA
26 days ago, Sue MacTaggart
Sue MacTaggart
Mrs. Sarles' Music students demonstrated their fine xylophone skills at the November PTA Community meeting.
about 1 month ago, Sue MacTaggart
Sue MacTaggart
Thank you Cameron Jagoe for all the awesome Color-A-Thon pictures!
about 1 month ago, Sue MacTaggart
Mike Harklerode
5th Grade Parents, Please be looking for a letter coming home today regarding playground behavior. Mr. H
about 1 month ago, Mike Harklerode
District Office
Safety Alert Update - The incident from this morning was near HWY 101 & Surfview Lane - Again, call police immediately if you see a white male in a white cross-over or white compact car with tinted windows.
about 1 month ago, District Office
District Office
Safety Alert - Please see the link https://5il.co/b602 for more details. Police are looking for an individual that approached a student near a bus stop this morning - white male in a white cross-over vehicle with tinted windows. Call 911 if you see this vehicle.
about 1 month ago, District Office
Sue MacTaggart
Color-A-Thon raised over $17,200 to spend on our schools!
about 1 month ago, Sue MacTaggart
Sue MacTaggart
COLOR-A-THON SATURDAY! Pre-registration begins 7:30a @ Middle School
about 1 month ago, Sue MacTaggart
Sue MacTaggart
Red Ribbon Week Day 3
about 1 month ago, Sue MacTaggart
District Office
The Oregon Family Support Network is offering the 'Parents Helping Parents' workshop to all parents in the community. The first session is next week, 10/29 at 6pm. More details are at https://5il.co/aynm
about 1 month ago, District Office
Sue MacTaggart
Red Ribbon Week Oct 28-31! Students are invited to dress up. Monday: favorite or crazy hat, Tuesday: outrageous socks, Wednesday: crazy hair, Thursday: team gear.
about 1 month ago, Sue MacTaggart
Sue MacTaggart
Reminder TONIGHT is the Watch DOGS Pizza Kick-off Party at 6:00 in the Cafeteria.
about 1 month ago, Sue MacTaggart
District Office
Quick reminder...this Friday, October 11th, is the Oregon state-wide in-service training day for staff so it is a non-school day for students. If you need a fresh copy of the annual school calendar, it can be found at https://5il.co/6xi7 Have a great weekend!
2 months ago, District Office
District Office
September 26, 2019 - Direct calling to school phones is out of service, please call 541-997-2651 to have your call routed to the proper location. Thank you for your patience while technicians are out on performing repairs.
3 months ago, District Office
District Office
In both social and national media sources, there have been recent calls to organize student walkouts across the country. Student absences for such events are unexcused by state attendance definition; more details are at https://5il.co/abyz . Thank you.
3 months ago, District Office
District Office
The Siuslaw School District is hosting a professional development opportunity for anyone that is working with school age youth. For more information on the Masonic Model Student Assistance Program please go to http://bit.ly/MMSAP_training
3 months ago, District Office
District Office
The Food Backpack For Kids 2nd Annual Matching Funds Donation Campaign is underway! For more information please visit http://bit.ly/FoodBackpackForKids
3 months ago, District Office
Mike Harklerode
We had our first assembly on 9/6. We had all of our new students practice filling out our "blue tickets" for good behavior.
3 months ago, Mike Harklerode
Mike Harklerode
If you've ever wondered what 100+ 5 and 6 year olds having lunch looks like...here you go.
3 months ago, Mike Harklerode
District Office
The district will be hosting a grief support open house at Siuslaw Middle School on Wednesday night September 4th from 5 to 7pm. Full details can be found at http://bit.ly/SupportOpenHouse2
4 months ago, District Office
District Office
The district will be hosting a grief support open house at Siuslaw Middle School on Wednesday night August 28th from 5 to 7pm. Full details can be found at http://bit.ly/SupportOpenHouse
4 months ago, District Office
District Office
The Oregon Family Support Network is hosting a 'Journey to Advocacy' workshop on September 17 & 18; for more details, please see the workshop flyer https://5il.co/8pfl
5 months ago, District Office
District Office
Remember...free breakfast and lunch for any person under the age of 18 as part of the Summer Meals Program. Meals are served at 4 locations around town, Monday thru Friday, until 8/16. All the details can be found here https://5il.co/8ect
6 months ago, District Office
Mike Harklerode
Last week, Dr. Holmes and Dr. Linton brought the Dental Van to SES. More than 70 students received over $26,000 in dental treatments over two days. Thank you to all the staff from Florence Dental Clinic for all you do each year for our students.
7 months ago, Mike Harklerode
Lisa Utz, Special Programs Director
Due to closure of the 4th and 5th grade building, Twilight will be closed today. Please make arrangements for your student for after school. Thank you!
7 months ago, Lisa Utz, Special Programs Director
District Office
4th & 5th graders are being moved to the Cafeteria for the remainder of the day due to a fire in a bathroom. All students are safe ant the fire department was called as a precaution. Parents can check out students if they choose at the office.
7 months ago, District Office
Mike Harklerode
SES Families: Join us for Family Science Night on Thursday, May 23rd from 5:30-7:30. We'll have hands-on, activities, dissections, and engineering projects. Fun for all ages so bring the whole family.
7 months ago, Mike Harklerode
Mike Harklerode
Only a few days remain for the Youth Truth Family Survey. Please give us your feedback so we can continue to improve our school. Mr. H ytsurvey.org/lblesdfamily19
7 months ago, Mike Harklerode
Mike Harklerode
Due to a number of changes in the lunch schedule this week, we are trading the menu for Wednesday and Thursday this week. Wednesday will now be Hot Dogs and Baked Beans Thursday will be Hamburger with Oven Fries. This makes it easier to accommodate field trips.
7 months ago, Mike Harklerode
Mike Harklerode
7 months ago, Mike Harklerode
District Office
The Siuslaw Education Association is sponsoring an Oak Street Morning Greeting and a series of Grade-Ins on May 8th as part of their Red For Ed activities. All school activities will occur as planned. For more info, please link to https://5il.co/7lnc
7 months ago, District Office
Mike Harklerode
The Youth Truth Family Survey is still open. We want to hear from ALL parents so let your voice be heard. ytsurvey.org/lblesdfamily19 Mr. H.
7 months ago, Mike Harklerode
District Office
This Saturday the EDUCATION CELEBRATION! will be held at the Middle School.The Celebration features carnival games, project demonstrations, entertainment, BJ's Ice Cream, food, fun, face painting and much more. This is an all ages event. Inexpensive tickets for food and games will be sold at the door. It's all happening on Saturday May 4th from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM at Siuslaw Middle School, 2525 Oak Street.
8 months ago, District Office
District Office
Over the next few weeks students will be surveyed in homeroom about how they get to school to assist the City of Florence with an ODOT Safe Routes to School grant. The ODOT parent survey is at http://bit.ly/SurveyLinks or on the Parent Survey Page of the website. Thank you.
8 months ago, District Office
Mike Harklerode
8 months ago, Mike Harklerode
Mike Harklerode
We had a great time meeting incoming Kindergarten students at our Kick-Off event. If you have or know of an incoming Kinder, please come see us in the office to get registered for next year. It's a big help if we know how many Kinders to expect in the fall. Mr. H
8 months ago, Mike Harklerode
District Office
The 2019-20 school year calendar is awaiting board approval of one professional development date, February 7th, 2020 (moving Monday PD to Friday of that week). The updated calendar is posted here https://5il.co/6xi7 pending final action in May.
8 months ago, District Office
District Office
Lane Education Service District is seeking student and parent input regarding Career & Technical Education opportunities in Lane County. Survey data is collected through this link http://bit.ly/2PhnsIb and more information can be found at http://bit.ly/LaneESD_CTE Thank you
8 months ago, District Office
District Office
The Siuslaw School District Board of Directors is seeking people interested in filling the vacancy for Board Position #5. This term expires June 30, 2019. The application & details can be found at http://bit.ly/2TCLxic or under 'school board' on the district website.
8 months ago, District Office
District Office
The traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall is located in the field behind Siuslaw MS. The Wall That Heals is open to the public, 24 hours a day until April 7th at 3pm. This will be the only visit in Oregon; please feel free to visit this piece of history.
9 months ago, District Office
Mike Harklerode
Hello SES Families, Just a reminder that school starts up again on Tuesday, April 2nd. Teachers report back on Monday for professional development in Math and Report Card revisions. Mr. H
9 months ago, Mike Harklerode
Mike Harklerode
Spring Pictures are Monday, March 18th. Time to practice those smiles.
9 months ago, Mike Harklerode
District Office
The 2019-20 School Year Calendar was approved by the School Board on March 13, 2019. Copies are available either thru the Parent or Student Resources links of the main menu on the district website or directly with this link https://5il.co/6xi7
9 months ago, District Office
District Office
The Siuslaw School District Board of Directors is seeking people interested in filling the vacancy for Board Position #3. This term expires June 30, 2019. The application & details can be found at http://bit.ly/2TCLxic or under 'school board' on the district website.
9 months ago, District Office
The Office
The Facility Advisory Committee is seeking general community input on all educational facilities and opportunities in the Florence area. The survey link is available here http://bit.ly/Fac_Com_Survey
9 months ago, The Office
The Office
3/8 - No Delays, Buses on Regular Routes - Some chance of slick spots on roadways, please take care on your morning travels.
9 months ago, The Office
Andy Grzeskowiak
For educators and school or community volunteers, the Masons are sponsoring the Masonic Model Student Assistance Program training April 12th & 13th at Siuslaw Middle School. For registration details and more, link here https://5il.co/6tv1
9 months ago, Andy Grzeskowiak
Andy Grzeskowiak
Informational Posting - The Joint Committee on Ways and Means is holding a public hearing this Saturday (March 9th) in Coos Bay at the Marshfield High School Auditorium from 1-3pm.
9 months ago, Andy Grzeskowiak
Mike Harklerode
Don't miss the PTA Brave Kids Talent Show this March 6th and 7th. Both shows start at 6:00 at the Florence Events Center. Tickets can be purchased at the SES office.
10 months ago, Mike Harklerode
The Office
The 2019-2020 School Year Calendar draft and survey is up through March 7th on the district website. It is the first item under the menu tab, or use the link http://bit.ly/Calendar_info directly. Thank you.
10 months ago, The Office
Mike Harklerode
It's been a great "Read Across America Week" at SES. Thanks to all for participating! Check out our website for our door art projects. https://www.siuslaw.k12.or.us/o/siuslaw-elementary-school
10 months ago, Mike Harklerode
The Office
2/28 - 7:15pm – No anticipated weather delays for school or bus route changes for Friday, March 1st. Any emergency changes will be communicated by automated call, website and social media in the morning. Have a good night!
10 months ago, The Office
Andy Grzeskowiak
2/28 - No delays & all buses on regular routes. Watch out for trouble spots in localized areas as the temperature dips right before sunrise
10 months ago, Andy Grzeskowiak
Mike Harklerode
Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss Join us for Family Math/Reading Night! Wednesday, February 27th 5:30-7:30 The Book Fair is open from 4:00-8:00 and hot dog dinner begins at 5:30
10 months ago, Mike Harklerode
Mike Harklerode
Welcome to Read Across America Week where each day has a special theme. Monday's theme is Fox In Socks Day where we all where mismatched or crazy socks.
10 months ago, Mike Harklerode
Mike Harklerode
SES Families, Saturday looks like a rainy day so its a great time to head to the Siuslaw Public Library for the BEAR Faire. (Be Excited About Reading) Kids get free book + extra book if you come dressed as your favorite character! Therapy dogs to read with! 12:30-2:30
10 months ago, Mike Harklerode
Andy Grzeskowiak
The first draft of the 2019-20 School Year calendar is up on the district website. It is the first page link under the menu and includes an optional survey, with commentary. Next action by the School Board will be March 13th.
10 months ago, Andy Grzeskowiak
Mike Harklerode
Thank you to all who came out today for the dedication of our new flag pole and flag. A special thanks to the VFW for purchasing the set up and for the wonderful Honor Guard ceremony today.
10 months ago, Mike Harklerode
Mike Harklerode
This Friday we will be holding two flag dedication ceremonies at SES. We will be hosting a standard honor guard that includes ceremonial rifles. This is an exception to our policies on weapons at school. Parents can contact teachers to have their students opt-out. Mr. H
10 months ago, Mike Harklerode
Mike Harklerode
Regular Schedules - All Buildings February 6th, 2019 - No Weather Delays Welcome to the Siuslaw School District GO VIKINGS!
10 months ago, Mike Harklerode
The Office
February 6th - Regular schedules & start times for all schools today, no weather delays for busses. With some possible 'slick spots' remaining from yesterday off of the main roads, stay safe on your morning drive.
10 months ago, The Office
Mike Harklerode
We are running a two hour delay today, February 5th, 2019. Classes begin at 10:35. We will have a quick breakfast beginning at 10:00. Lunch schedules will all remain the same.
10 months ago, Mike Harklerode
Mike Harklerode
If you family is anything like mine, the school lunch menu weighs heavily on kids minds. With that in mind I need to announce a change to the menu this week. Due to all SES students attending the Winter Music Festival at the Florence Events Center on Thursday January 24th, we need to switch the Wednesday and Thursday menu. Hot Dogs will now be served on Thursday and nachos moves to Wednesday.
11 months ago, Mike Harklerode
Mike Harklerode
The Florence Community PTA does so many great things in our schools. If you are not a member, please, see below to help support our PTA: http://www.florencepta.org/online_membership_form.aspx or, to print: http://florencepta.org/2018-19%20Membership%20Form.docx
11 months ago, Mike Harklerode
Mike Harklerode
A HUGE thanks to the VFW for our new flag and flag pole. We finally have a patriotic display right near the entry of our school. It's great to see "Old Glory" waving on a breezy day.
11 months ago, Mike Harklerode
Mike Harklerode
SES Families- Teachers report back tomorrow to work on a new technology initiative and revising student report cards. We look forward to having students back Tuesday the 8th. Mr. H
11 months ago, Mike Harklerode
Mike Harklerode
HAPPY NEW YEAR, EVERYONE!!! Enjoy the last week of break. We'll see students back on Tuesday, January 8th.
12 months ago, Mike Harklerode
The Office
Special 'thank you' to City of Florence Public Works, Lane County Public Works, CLPUD & ODOT for helping to make travel to school as safe as possible today. Plenty of people in fluorescent yellow & orange out early braving the rain and wind!
12 months ago, The Office
Mike Harklerode
Toys for Tots is going on right now until 4:00 at the Siuslaw Valley Fire Station.
12 months ago, Mike Harklerode
The Office
2 Hour Late Start for Tuesday 12/18/18 - The wind overnight has left debris on the roadways that the work crews are clearing now. Parents if it is unsafe to travel at your home, please err on the side of caution and keep your children at home. (repost of 544am)
12 months ago, The Office
Andy Grzeskowiak
For Parents & Guardians that did not have time to complete the ODE survey on Chronic Absenteeism during conferences, the survey link will be open on the district website main page under the menu as 'Conference Attendance Survey Link' thru the end of the month. Thanks!
about 1 year ago, Andy Grzeskowiak
Mike Harklerode
Tomorrow is the PTA "Breakfast With Santa" at Crossroads Church $10 for adults and $5 for kids. We hope to see you there.
about 1 year ago, Mike Harklerode
Mike Harklerode
Parents, we would love your help with a survey about school/district attendance policies. You'll have an opportunity at conferences or you can follow the link here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Attend_ParentsGuardians Mr. H
about 1 year ago, Mike Harklerode
Mike Harklerode
Reminder: Parent-Teacher Conferences are November 19th, 20th and 21st. Dismissal time on Tuesday, November 20th is 12:20 and there is no school on Wednesday the 21st. Most conferences will be handled within this window although a handful of conferences will be scheduled at alternate times.
about 1 year ago, Mike Harklerode
Mike Harklerode
SES families, Just a reminder that we ask students not to wear Halloween costumes to school on Wednesday. Instead, wear Halloween colors as part of our Red Ribbon Week celebrations.
about 1 year ago, Mike Harklerode
Mike Harklerode
We've now had six Watch DOG volunteers spend a full day at school. More are scheduled. If you are or know of a father or father figure who's like to spend some time with us, please inquire at the office.
about 1 year ago, Mike Harklerode
Mike Harklerode
At 8:45 we participated in the Great Oregon Shakeout by having our first earthquake drill of the year. Ask your kids how it went.
about 1 year ago, Mike Harklerode
Andy Grzeskowiak
If you are interested in contributing to the Food Backpack for Kids Matching Campaign or the Siuslaw Education Foundation with fundraising efforts thru Amazon Smile or Fred Meyer Rewards Program, detailed notes can be found at http://bit.ly/Co_Ed_partners
about 1 year ago, Andy Grzeskowiak
Mike Harklerode
Join us for the Watch DOGS launch party on Tuesday at 5:00.
about 1 year ago, Mike Harklerode
Mike Harklerode
School pictures are Wednesday, September 19th. Practice those smiles, everybody!
about 1 year ago, Mike Harklerode
Mike Harklerode
In case you were wondering what 107 Kinders having lunch looks like...
over 1 year ago, Mike Harklerode
Andy Grzeskowiak
Reminder - There are no Early Release Fridays this school year. The school day ends at regular time on Fridays; the Elementary school at 2:50pm, Middle & High Schools at 3:10pm. Thank you!
over 1 year ago, Andy Grzeskowiak
Andy Grzeskowiak
A little foggy out, but a great day to start the 2018-19 school year! Grades 1-12 officially start today.
over 1 year ago, Andy Grzeskowiak
Mike Harklerode
We had a great Back-to-School BBQ this evening. Thanks to all who came. We're really looking forward to seeing kids on the first day of school for 1st-5th Grade tomorrow.
over 1 year ago, Mike Harklerode
Andy Grzeskowiak
All students can receive both free breakfast & lunch during the month of September. Please see the NEWS feed or the building Facebook page for full details.
over 1 year ago, Andy Grzeskowiak
Lisa Utz, Special Programs Director
SES Twilight is pleased to announce that we will be able to provide after school programming this year for Kindergarten through 5th grade students at SES beginning Monday September 10th. Applications and information will be available at the SES Back to School BBQ on Tuesday Sept. 4th. After Sept. 4th, applications will be available in the SES front office.
over 1 year ago, Lisa Utz, Special Programs Director
Andy Grzeskowiak
Twitter is one more way to keep up with announcements across the district. Please make sure to follow @SesVikings for the elementary school, @SiuslawMS for the middle school, @SiuslawHSViking for the high school & @Siuslaw97J for district wide messages! Thank you!
over 1 year ago, Andy Grzeskowiak
Mike Harklerode
I love the first day back with all staff. We can’t wait to for school to start! Well, I suppose we can wait until Wednesday. Mr. H
over 1 year ago, Mike Harklerode
Mike Harklerode
1st day back and we’re excited to see everyone again!
over 1 year ago, Mike Harklerode
Diane McCalmont
First day of school for all students is Wednesday, September 5. New student orientation is Tuesday, Sept. 4, 10 am - Noon.
over 1 year ago, Diane McCalmont
Mike Harklerode
SES Families, If you missed registration last week, please stop by the main office between 9:00 and 3:00 this week to get all set up for the new year. Mr. H
over 1 year ago, Mike Harklerode
Mike Harklerode
SES Registration is this week. Come by Tuesday-Thursday from 9:00 to 3:00 to get all squared away for the upcoming school year.
over 1 year ago, Mike Harklerode
Mike Harklerode
Have a great summer!
over 1 year ago, Mike Harklerode