Updated guidance were released today by ODE. Students will return from Spring Break on their current schedule - any new changes will not be made until the start of the 4th quarter; full details are on the reopening information page.
Governor Brown issued Executive Order #21-06, and Siuslaw schools are already in compliance with the new order. Any changes in ODE guidance that come out later this week will be implemented at the turn of the quarter in April, if necessary.
Viking Football game tonight at 7pm - Enjoy the game on YouTube Live https://youtu.be/dONSnGH0uBI or on KCST Radio
A Siuslaw School District Board Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 6:00PM (Special Meeting/Work-Session). The regular meeting start time is 6:30PM. Both can be viewed on YouTube Live at: https://bit.ly/97JYouTubeChannel. Meeting materials may be found on the school district website at https://bit.ly/97JBoardInformation. Public comment can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by 1:00PM the day of the board meeting. Please call or email the district office if you have questions. Phone: 541-997-2651 Email: email@example.com Agenda: https://5il.co/qbp7
A Siuslaw School District Board Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 6:00PM (Special Meeting/Work-Session). The regular meeting start time is 6:30PM. Both can be viewed on YouTube Live at: https://bit.ly/97JYouTubeChannel. Meeting materials may be found on the school district website at https://bit.ly/97JBoardInformation. Public comment can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by 1:00PM the day of the board meeting. Please call or email the district office if you have questions. Phone: 541-997-2651 Email: email@example.com AGENDA - https://5il.co/pee6
The Siuslaw School Board Special Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 6:00PM can be viewed on YouTube Live at https://bit.ly/97JYouTubeChannel.
The Siuslaw School Board Special Meeting scheduled for Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 6:00PM can be viewed on YouTube Live at https://bit.ly/97JYouTubeChannel.
The Siuslaw School Board Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 6:00PM (regular meeting start time is 6:30PM)can be viewed on YouTube Live at https://bit.ly/97JYouTubeChannel. Meeting materials may be found on the school district website at https://bit.ly/97JBoardInformation. Public comment can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by 1:00PM the day of the board meeting. Please call or email the district office if you have questions. Phone: 541-997-2651 Email: email@example.com
The Siuslaw School Board has a position open on the SSD97J Budget Committee. An application and information on the opening may be found on the district website here: /o/siuslaw-school-district/page/budget-committee-openings The application deadline is January 12, 2021 at 4:00PM.
The Siuslaw School Board Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 6:15PM (regular meeting start time is 6:30PM)can be viewed on YouTube Live at https://bit.ly/97JYouTubeChannel. Meeting materials may be found on the school district website at https://bit.ly/97JBoardInformation. Public comment can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by 1:00PM the day of the board meeting. Please call or email the district office if you have questions. Phone: 541-997-2651 Email: email@example.com
Siuslaw Food Services will be on regular schedule thru Tuesday 11/24 this short holiday week. Florence Food Share dinners will be delivered Tuesday this week (not Thursday). Regular schedule resumes Monday 11/30. Have a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving Holiday!
The Siuslaw School Board Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 6:00PM (regular meeting start time is 6:30)can be viewed on YouTube Live at https://bit.ly/97JYouTubeChannel. Meeting materials may be found on the school district website at https://bit.ly/97JBoardInformation. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Solo una nota rápida: prueba gratuita de Covid-19 el sábado 14 en Florence FoodShare. La asistencia para cuentas de Internet residencial para estudiantes todavía está disponible. Todos los detalles y enlaces en el feed de noticias escolares del sitio web o https://5il.co/n1ht
Here is a live link to the text doc for the November 13 general reminders on free Covid Testing and the Internet Assistance program that is posted on the News Feed of the website. https://5il.co/n1ht
Just a quick note – Free Covid-19 testing on Saturday the 14th at Florence Food Share. Student home internet account assistance is still available. All details and links on the School News feed of the website.
We are entering into the time of year when the weather is unpredictable. Adverse weather may cause a delay in the start of school, cancellation of school or early dismissal. If any of these actions are taken, the district will make the decision as early as possible. The district will use NOAA/National Weather Service as the official source for information on weather related matters (SSD Policy EBCD). Notification information: https://5il.co/5xv5
The Siuslaw School Board Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 6:15PM (regular meeting start time is 6:30)can be viewed on YouTube Live at https://bit.ly/97JYouTubeChannel. Meeting materials may be found on the school district website at https://bit.ly/97JBoardInformation. Please email email@example.com with questions.
Siuslaw students and parents: If you are having trouble accessing the conference Zoom link from your teacher on the Chromebook, please see the image attached. If you need any other assistance contact the student/parent helpdesk at: http://bit.ly/siuslawsdpublichelpdesk
The Siuslaw School Board Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 6:00PM (regular meeting start time is 6:30)can be viewed on YouTube Live at https://bit.ly/97JYouTubeChannel. Meeting materials may be found on the school district website at https://bit.ly/97JBoardInformation. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Siuslaw School District has created a helpdesk specifically for students/parents having issues with Chromebooks or logging into their Google Accounts. Please go to this link to access the helpdesk: http://bit.ly/siuslawsdpublichelpdesk Thank you for your patience.
*NEW Calendar* The first day of school has been pushed out to Wednesday, September 16th to allow additional time to get technology, and training, into the hands of students and parents. Revised/Revisado (9/3/2020) - 2020-2021 - Student Calendar/Calendario Estudiantil – https://5il.co/klz4
The Siuslaw School Board Meeting scheduled for Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 6:00PM can be viewed on YouTube Live at https://bit.ly/97JYouTubeChannel. Meeting materials may be found on the school district website at https://bit.ly/97JBoardInformation. Please email email@example.com with questions or information on public comment. Agenda: https://5il.co/kk38
The first day of school has been pushed out to Monday, September 14th to provide time to get technology, and some training, into the hands of students and parents. The week of September 8th through September 11th is going to be the Technology Orientation, Training and Distribution week. The goal is to begin the adventure of Comprehensive Distance Learning on Monday 9/14. Revised(8/12/2020) - 2020-2021 - Student Calendar – English https://5il.co/gwlw Revisado(12/08/2020) 2020-2021 - Calendario Estudiantil – Español https://5il.co/gwlz
The Siuslaw School Board Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 6:00PM can be viewed on YouTube Live at https://bit.ly/97JYouTubeChannel. Meeting materials may be found on the school district website at https://bit.ly/97JBoardInformation. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or information on public comment.
The Siuslaw School Board Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 6:00PM can be viewed on YouTube Live at https://bit.ly/SiuslawBoardMeeting. Meeting materials may be found on the school district website at https://bit.ly/2021-21BOARDINFO. Email email@example.com with questions or information on public comment.
Today, the Oregon Department of Education released the 3rd version of Ready Schools, Safe Learners guidance for the upcoming school year. The full document can be viewed or downloaded at https://5il.co/ijr5
Adjustments to Summer Meal Service times beginning Monday July 20 are posted here https://5il.co/ie5j
School nutrition meal services for students are continuing thru the summer each Monday, Wednesday & Friday - please see https://5il.co/i1w0 for locations & times!
To comply with Governor Brown's order for mandatory face coverings in public areas, and to protect the safety of school staff working over the summer, please have a covering on when entering district buildings. Thank you and stay safe!
Board of Directors Special Meeting Monday, June 29, 2020 - 5:45 pm YouTube Live link to view meeting – https://bit.ly/SiuslawBoardMeeting
Board of Directors Meeting, June 17, 2020 Siuslaw School District 97J – Virtual Meeting 6:00 pm – Special Meeting-Work Session 6:30 pm – Regular Board Meeting Board meetings will be live streamed on the district’s YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/rzXn8beW1Hw
The Summer Meal Service Schedule can be found at https://5il.co/h50j . Meals will continue to be served at locations in the community through September 4th. More details on the News Feed of the website. Thank you!
If your family has an outstanding chrome book, textbook or other item of school property, please make plans to return it your home school by 3:00pm on Friday, June 12th. The main office in all three schools will be open to receive any items you have to return. On behalf of the entire Siuslaw School District, we hope you enjoy the summer months. As news about the fall becomes available, we’ll be sure to keep the community informed.
The Class of 2020 graduation video is compiled and ready; please visit https://youtu.be/ZFj3cum_OKg to view!
Due to technical difficulties, the new link for the YouTube live stream of the SHS Graduation is: https://youtu.be/TZVZ_H78jEs
Reminder - Siuslaw HS Class of 2020 Virtual Scholarship Awards Night starts at 6pm - View on YouTube Live https://youtu.be/YTv2Gq6LxG4
No food service routes will run on 5/25/20 in observance of Memorial Day. Two additional meals will be added to the Friday, 5/22 food service routes to supplement until we are back to our regular schedule on 5/27.
Tonight's special board (5/20) meeting can be viewed on YouTube Live at 6pm through this link https://youtu.be/MzFz_Fjwmys
This link https://5il.co/fxtp will take you to the updated list of resources for assistance during the current crisis. The newest resources are labeled with yellow highlights.
The following link https://5il.co/fpdh takes you to an extensive list of Covid-19 resources for health care, food & hunger resources, housing assistance, and economic development, small business & worker supports.
Reminder - New food service routes & times start today! Same locations as before, just different times around bus arrivals. Complete schedule is at https://5il.co/fg3e
The latest information on grading guidance and the updated executive order from the governor can be found at https://www.siuslaw.k12.or.us/distance-learning-main-page This updated guidance follows along with previous directives for students in grades 9-11 released last week.
State level updates on course grading guidance can be found in the letter linked at https://5il.co/f6r6. Thank You
Remind is a communication tool that allows teachers, parents and students to communicate without sharing phone numbers, but still using a text message format. You will get a notice in your email or on your cell phone to claim your Remind account.
Information on Graudation and Distance Learning can be found at https://5il.co/ew73 Governor Brown has closed all schools through June 15, 2020. Distance Learning will continue to get students ready for a return next fall. Seniors will be a call about graduation.
Last night the department of education issued new guidance as schools shift to distance education to serve students. More detailed information can be found in the News section of the website at https://bit.ly/Distance-Shift
On Monday, March 30th, most school staff will be working remotely to prepare the next units of supplemental educational materials for students. The meal service schedule can be found at https://5il.co/e02a Be well, be safe & healthy!
Information about Economic Injury Disaster Loans from the US Small Business Administration can be found here https://bit.ly/SBA-Docs The school district will share out information from other agencies as it comes in. Thank You.
Meal services for students will continue during Spring Break and for the remainder of the closure each Monday, Wednesday & Friday. Please see the link https://5il.co/e02a for specific locations and times.
The Governor has declared all schools close thru March 31. District staff will be distributing modified operations plans to continue to serve students and the community after the next state press conference. The governor's statement is at https://5il.co/dnhn
For details on cancelling of large events related to the Governor's health declaration, please see the letter and other notes at http://bit.ly/March-12-update Thank you.
Please visit this link http://bit.ly/2W4A3E8 to see a special article about Siuslaw wrestler Elijah LaCosse in The Oregonian. Way To Go!
March 11th - The Oregon Health Authority recommends that a child should stay home if they a cough, fever and shortness of breath. The combination of these are the main symptoms of COVID-19. Answers to frequently asked questions from OHA are at http://bit.ly/2TjjbaZ
Today's health information update letter can be accessed directly at https://5il.co/dimi As updated information comes from other government or health agencies that may impact school operations or the Florence community, the school district will help to pass that along.
Here is a quick link to the OSAA information and resources page on coronavirus and the efforts to protect student-athletes and spectators at all school activity events like games, concerts and other student participation events. http://bit.ly/OSAA-Health
Quick ways to receive credible information regarding public health issues would be to follow @OHAOregon @LaneCountyGov on Twitter. The Oregon Health Authority and Lane County update regularly. Other credible sources would be @CityFlorenceOR and @CDCgov
The Lane Transit District is offering free travel on all regular bus routes to students in Lane County. If you would like to have a free pass issued to your child by a school office, please go to http://bit.ly/LTD_bus_pass_request or call a school office. Thank you!
Draft calendars for next school year are available for review at http://bit.ly/2020-2021_Calendars Please take a minute to complete the 3 question survey to state your preference for how professional development time is scheduled. Thank You!
Second Semester starts Monday, February 3, 2020! The school board approved calendar from last May is at https://5il.co/6xi7 Please ignore the unapproved draft that is being peddled on social media!
Congrats to the Siuslaw High School Wrestling team, Coach Wartnik and staff for winning the Sky-Em League Dual Meet Championship on Friday. #goviks
The final outcome of the disciplinary action from the anonymous threats that occurred after school on Monday, January 13th can be found at https://5il.co/cfy9 This message was also sent by email to all parents and guardians.
Siuslaw HS Basketball vs Marist tonight (1/21): JV Boys at 4:15 PM Varsity Boys and JV2 Boys at 5:45 PM (Aux Gym) Varsity Girls at 7:15 PM
It is that time of year! Learn how the school district communicates school closures during inclement weather: https://5il.co/5xv5
MIDDLE SCHOOL WRESTLING HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR 11/26 TO COOS BAY - Weather forecasts have changed over the day and returning home may be an issue for the bus.
Unless there is a significant change in the weather & wind forecast, middle school wrestling will travel to Coos Bay this afternoon. Conditions to the south have improved since yesterday's predictions. Have a great holiday!
All Siuslaw High School basketball games in the main gym this season will be live streamed in high definition on the NFHS Network. Monthly passes are $10.99. Check it out at www.nfhsnetwork.com.
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.
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.
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
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!
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.
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.
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
The Food Backpack For Kids 2nd Annual Matching Funds Donation Campaign is underway! For more information please visit http://bit.ly/FoodBackpackForKids
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
The pesticide application notice for April 20,2019 can be found at http://bit.ly/Pesticide_Notice or under 'Facilities & Maintenance' on the district website. Notice details are on the left side of the page under 'Contents'.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
3/8 - No Delays, Buses on Regular Routes - Some chance of slick spots on roadways, please take care on your morning travels.
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
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.
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.
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!
2/28 - No delays & all buses on regular routes. Watch out for trouble spots in localized areas as the temperature dips right before sunrise.
2/27 - Regular Start Time - Transpo office will call homes if routes outside county maintenance need to be modified. Take it slow & safe on your morning travel!
2/26 - Regular start time today, buses on normal routes.
2/25 - Afternoon roads are clear for Bus 2 and Bus 5 to complete their out-of-town routes today. No changes to any other buses or routes this afternoon. Thank you.
No Middle School Girls Basketball travel to Coquille today. Road conditions coming home look dangerous.
2/25 - Late update from transportation - Bus 5 (Tan) - can only travel as far as Portage and will be calling families impacted by travel restriction. If localized conditions make it unsafe to travel, please call into your school office.
2/25 - No Bus 2 going out of town (east) on HWY 126. Those students will be excused due to the localized weather and road conditions. All schools are opening on time. Please stay safe on your travels on the roads going east!
No Delay 2/21 - All buses are running on schedule for a regular school start. There is a potential for slick spots on side roads and shady areas, so be careful on your drive in to town. Thank you to the ODOT crews for helping to keep all of us safe on the roads.
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.
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.
2 Hour Late Start for February 5, 2019 - Early morning icy roads, busses will be on regular routes. Please take it slow and be safe!
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!
1030am late start-transpo office will call homes impacted by road closures in outlying areas by debris or downed power lines, please stay safe
1030am late start - Transpo office will be calling areas impacted by road closures due to debris or down power lines in outlying areas.
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.
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!
The CTE construction class at Siuslaw High School is selling Adirondack chairs. Contact Clint Tatum at 541-902-7436 or firstname.lastname@example.org to order yours.
About 35 minutes to kick off! See you at the field. Go VIKS
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!
A little foggy out, but a great day to start the 2018-19 school year! Grades 1-12 officially start today.
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.
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!
All registration details for each building are on the website at www.siuslaw.k12.or.us - the updated website is designed for mobile devices, so make sure to download the app today!
New website will convert in late July... Please stay tuned!
Also, be sure to check out our new Android and iOS apps!
Welcome to our new website!