Myers Elementary School              
2160 Jewel St. N.W.
Salem, OR 97304
Phone: 503 399-3175     
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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  English. Tip Spanish
Tip  English  Tip  Spanish

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


For Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) information and updates

                                go to GOPTO


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

See 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.

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.

You are welcome to contact Ms. Maurer for questions and comments regarding this website.





Oregon Battle of the Book Titles for
2015-2016 3rd-5th grades, MS, & HS



      All battles will be in the Lit Room next to the library.
They will begin at 12:15 and end by 1:00.
Parents may watch however no one will be allowed into the room once a battle has begun. Doors will open
between bouts around 12:35.
Students are to bring their lunch.

      Round 1

Tuesday February 2       Summer E. vs Nathanael H.G.
                                              Evangelina G. vs Jack M.

       Round 2

        Wednesday February 3     Lizzy B. vs Eric R.

                                                     Max K. vs Nathanael H-G.

        Thursday February 4          Mady D. vs. Trey W.        

                                                      Hyrum B. vs Liam R.

        Tuesday February 9            Robin V. vs Summer E.

                                                       A.J. Watson vs Jarek B.

         Wednesday February 10   Keira M. vs Haley B.

                                                       Kyann vs. Kellen H.

          Thursday February 11       Vaughan T. vs Sarah C.

                                                       Elizabeth P. vs Jack M.

          Tuesday February 16         Lucas K. vs EvaG.

                                                        Cristal B. vs. Cole P.

          Thursday February 18         School OBOB Finals




Save Your Boxtops and Labels for Education for Our
Myers School Library

Box Tops for Education &
Labels for Education can be saved at your home and sent to school with your child.
Please contact our school coordinator,
Kera Boaz 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!




Home Row Typing Test


More practice time tests

Sharpen your computer skills by following these programs.