Myers Elementary School              
2160 Jewel St. N.W.
Salem, OR 97304
Phone: 503 399-3175     
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Ms. Bovadilla or call 503.399.3175

Attention Parents:

Testing and the new Smarter Balanced Assessments will be here before we know it. Here's the link to the practice test  for your information and review.

Tip #2 English. Tip #2 Spanish
Tip #6 English  Tip #6 Spanish

Just a reminder: please see that your child gets adequate sleep, especially prior to testing.

Before and After School Child Care at
Myers Elementary School

On site School age programs. Read more.     Current Prices

These AMAZING Myers Mustangs placed at
the State of Oregon Swimming Championships!

Caitlin W.
200 Medley Relay: 11th place
200 Free Relay: 14th place
50 Breast: 10th place
50 Free; 16th place
50 Butterfly: 17th place
100 Breast:10th place
Kendra H.
100 Breast : 19th place

Emily S.                                                                              Kaitlin with US Gold Medalist
50 Breast: 12th place                                                                  Missy Franklin
50 Back:30th place
100 Free Relay: 11th place

Lucas Batmale
and Brandon Waldner:
100 Freestyle Relay: 8th place
100 Medley Relay: 7th place
                                     Congratulations to these fine athletes!

You are welcome notify Ms. Orand regarding your child's awards and if time allows, I will be happy to share in their accomplishments!

 Tumble Books Great audio visual books for children! A must for every household with children!

See Ms. Orand in the Library Media Center for passwords.

Readabout is a a non-fiction computer based program for 3rd-5th graders tied to the students' lexile level. This means a child will start the program at their exact instructional level and work at their own pace. The program is only available on school computers. Click on the icon to learn more.

Home Row Typing Test


More practice time tests

Sharpen your computer skills by following these programs.

A note to parents:
Einstein was four years old before he could speak and seven before he could read.
Isaac Newton did poorly in grade school.
Ludwig Beethoven's music teacher once said of him, "as a composer he is hopeless."
F. W. Woolworth got a job in a dry goods store when he was 21, but his employers would not let him wait on a customer because he "didn't have enough sense."
A newspaper editor fired Walt Disney because he had "no good ideas."
Caruso's music teacher told him, "You can't sing. You have no voice at all."
The director of the Imperial Opera in Vienna told Madam Schumann-Heink that she would never be a singer and advised her to buy a sewing machine.
Leo Tolstoy flunked out of college.
Admiral Richard E. Byrd had been retired from the Navy as "unfit for service" until he flew over both Poles.
Louis Pasteur was rated as "mediocre" in chemistry when he attended the Royal College.
Abraham Lincoln entered the Black Hawk War as a captain and came out as a private.
Louisa May Alcott was told by an editor that she could never write anything that had popular appeal.
Fred Waring was once rejected from high school chorus.
Winston Churchill failed the sixth grade in school.
Success in life is about perseverance.




    Myers Team Wins Big at Regional OBOB Competition!
Morgan C.'s team of Annie J., spokesperson, Haley S., Maggie H., and Sara J. were well prepared to compete in the Region 2 Oregon Battle of the Books Tournament against 77 teams from schools from Marion, Polk, Lincoln, Linn, Yamhill, and Benton counties. Myers girls placed 1st in the entire competition, also a 1st for our school.

The feat entitles our Myers team to compete in the Oregon State competition at Chemeketa Community
College on Saturday April 11th, 2015! In the eight years Oregon Battle of the Books has existed, only one other team from Myers achieved this goal!  We wish them the very best as they continue to read and prepare to "battle" in the largest reading club competition in the state! 

2014-2015 OBOB Titles for Elementary   
 Battle of the Books page                                 
 OBOB 2015 Scores
2014-2015 Battle of the Book Brochure.

Shop Now at the Scholastic Book Fair  

The Book Fair is open before and after school all school days through March 18th plus the Grandparent Luncheons. Come join in the fun and see a great selection of children's books at very reasonable prices including sale books too. If you would like to volunteer, please contact Ms. Orand in the Library.

Please keep in mind, your purchases from the online fair will be delivered free of cost to Myers School and brought directly to your child's classroom after Spring Break. ONLINE FAIR LINK. Shop now through March 15th

 Att:4th & 5th Grade Students: Play the Scholastic games that go with the 39 Clues, Spirit Animal, Tombquest, and The Infinity Ring and more!


The  Sign has Arrived!

The long awaited electronic sign has arrived to keep everyone informed of high priority information.

Now Office Manager, Ms. Bovadilla, with the ease of a keystroke can keep parents up to date as they drive through to drop and pick-up children.

Thank you PTO.  You are so appreciated.

Turn Unwanted Clothes into
Cash for Our School!

Please SAVE Clothes, Stuffed Animals, Blankets, Sheets, and Shoes.
The clothes drive will be the month of April. 

Ms. Cochrane 



2014-2015 Important Letter from our Box Tops and Labels for Education Coordinator, Mo Maurer. Please read more to see how easy it is for you to help our school.  As you may be aware, Mo Maurer, a co-chair of our Myers PTO is very busy so if you would like to coordinate the Box Tops  and  Labels for Education for Myers LMC (which can be done from your home) please contact Ms. Orand  or Mo Maurer for details.

Please Protect Our Children. 

Recently several students have stepped in dog feces while on recess and subsequently tracked it back into classrooms and on play equipment.  If you frequent the school with your animals, please consider the safety and well-being of our children, and use the refuse bags provided to pick-up after your pets.  Thank you for being a caring neighbor.

Salem Keizer Education Foundation
Check it out!  The same people that bring you the Awesome Fun Run and so much more!



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