No School for Students, Friday, May 17
SHS Leadership Students Visit SES First-Grade Penpals
Siuslaw Elementary School is celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week May 6 through May 10. In order, we have Mystery Monday, Thankful Tuesday, Words Wednesday, Throwback Thursday, and Food Friday.
The Siuslaw Elementary School Kindergarten Kickoff is Thursday, April 25 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. This is for children who will have their 5th birthday prior to 9/1/2019.  •	Come meet teachers and the Siuslaw Elementary Team! •	Tour classrooms. •	Go home with Kindergarten material. •	Enjoy dinner!  For more information, contact Jessica Vasquez, Kindergarten teacher, at 541-997-2514.
El inicio del jardín de infantes de la Escuela Primaria Siuslaw es el jueves 25 de abril de 5 a 6:30 p.m. Esto es para niños que cumplirán 5 años antes del 1/9/2019. • ¡Ven a conocer a los maestros y al equipo de la escuela primaria Siuslaw! • Recorrido por las aulas. • Regresar a casa con material de Kindergarten. •	¡Disfruta la cena! Para obtener más información, comuníquese con Jessica Vásquez, maestra de jardín de infantes, al 541-997-2514.
Siuslaw School District is now hiring! To learn more, contact Pam at 541-997-5470 or visit ro read the full posting and apply online.
SSD Schools - No school for students Friday, April 12
April is National School Library Month - Let's Celebrate!
Hispanic Heritage Night, Tuesday, March 12
Recently, Siuslaw Elementary School Music Teacher Amanda Sarles was recognized with the Oregon Music Educator Association Excellence in Elementary Music Education ​Award!
​In preparation for Read Across America Week & Kindness Month, Natalie Gibson's 2nd grade students visited the SHS Library Podcasting studio to record a read aloud of the book Try a Little Kindness by Henry Cole.  Students practiced being good digital citizens and using technology to amplify voices.  Students also enjoyed a virtual field trip to the Oregon Coast Humane Society, a read aloud by Mrs. Flosi, and #Makerspace activities while in the SHS Library!
​In observance of Presidents' Day, there is no school on Monday, February 19.
​National School Counseling Week 2024 is being celebrated this week, February 5 through February 9. The focus of this special week is to recognize how students are different as a result of what school counselors do. National School Counseling Week highlights the tremendous impact school counselors can have in helping students achieve school success and plan for a career.  Please help us in recognizing and honoring our elementary school counselors:  Siuslaw Elementary School: Ashley Juniper, Patrick Peters, and Julie Steyding
Get ready! The Scholastic Book Fair is coming our way (YAY!). Choosing their own books  empowers kids and inspires them on their journey to becoming lifelong readers. AND—as always—every purchase at the Fair benefits our school.  Here’s what you need to know about the big event, which will take place February 26 through February 29 in our library.   Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday: 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday: 4 to 8 p.m. with FREE hot hog dinner: 5 to 7 p.m. Say goodbye to cash and hello to eWallet—your child’s digital payment account. Before the Fair, set up eWallet for worry-free, cash-free purchases. Anyone can contribute! Share each child’s eWallet so friends and family can add funds and give your kids more books to enjoy.  If you can’t make it to the Fair, then shop at our school’s Book Fair online. All orders ship directly to your home, and shipping is free for book orders over $25. Every online purchase will also benefit our school.    Visit our Book Fair homepage to learn more and get started with eWallet and online shopping:​
​There is no school for students on Friday, February 2 for Teacher Grading Day at our Siuslaw schools.   The second semester (third quarter) begins Monday, February 5.
​Just a reminder that tomorrow, Friday, January 26, there is no school for students for all Siuslaw schools as it is a Curriculum and Instruction Day for staff.
UPDATE: There has been an accident south of the bridge, closing Highway 101. Siuslaw schools will be on a 3-hour delay (late start). This road closure impacts multiple bus routes and the ability for staff and students to reach school.
​On Wednesday, January 24, at 6:30 p.m., we will be hosting a Vape Abuse Prevention Meeting about the vaping issues in Siuslaw Schools.  Officials from Lane County Public Health will be on hand to discuss effective strategies to prevent youth from vaping. The meeting will be in the Middle School Commons. All are welcome to attend this informational meeting.
There is no school on Monday, January 15, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  School and district operations will resume Tuesday, January 16, 2024.
Our board chair is Brian Lacouture, our vice chair is Maureen Miltenberger. Our directors are John Barnett, Tamara Cole, Josh Haberly, Dianna Pimlott, and Kady Sneddon. Our student representatives to the school board are Arelin Gates, Storm Kurth, Riley Olson, and Cort Waggoner. Siuslaw School District is making a special effort during January to show appreciation for our school board members and our student representatives to the school board; however, we recognize their contributions reflect a year-round effort on their part. They are dedicated individuals who are committed to improving student achievement and to fighting for the best for all of our students.