Myers Elementary School              
2160 Jewel St. N.W.
Salem, OR 97304
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Jog-a-Thon is this Friday, April 24th

Myers' LARGEST fundraiser is our Jog-a-thon. Students collect pledges for the number of laps ran or may collect flat pledges.

Our goal is for each student to raise $40.

This is a link to Go FundMe if you would like to donate from the comfort of your home.  Thank you so much for supporting Myers School. Sponsored by PTO.


Crossing Guards Needed: Contact Office Manager,
Ms. Bovadilla or call 503.399.3175


Winners of the Essays entitled "What We're Made Of"
 Win Trips for Their Classes!


Students in all four of our 4th grades and 4th/5th grade classes submitted essays for AgFest. The prizes? Each classroom wins an all-expense paid field trip to the Oregon AgFest on April 24th.


              Winners of the Honoring Our Rivers Student Artwork

                                 

Honoring Our Rivers was founded in 2000 by a group of educators and river enthusiasts in Salem to provide literary, art, and place-based conservation resources to students around the state and to facilitate transformational outdoor learning experiences.  It is the only statewide anthology of student writing and artwork that is uniquely focused on rivers and watershed and targets artistic, educational, and environmental goals simultaneously.

This year, over 1,000 students entered their artwork, writing, and poetry celebrating Oregon Watersheds.  Less than 300 students submissions were selected for publication in the all-color book, and three of the winners are from Myers!  Their work will be published in the 2015 edition, plus they are also invited to present their works at Riverfront Park in Salem on Sat., April 11th, as part of the Earth 911 event, and at Powell's Books in Portland on Sun., may 17th at 4 pm.

Ms. Brenner and Ms. Madison took a nature writing workshop last summer and provided this opportunity for their students to participate.  You can view past and present student works at Honoring Our Rivers. This year's publication should be available by the end of April.  The project is sponsored by Willamette Partnership, Eugene Water & Electric Board, Port of Portland, Wildwood-Mahonia, and a host of other organizations and businesses.


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.


Before and After School Child Care at
Myers Elementary School

On site School age programs. Read more.     Current Prices


 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.
 


 

 

 

   

Turn Unwanted Clothes into
Cash for Our School!

Please BRING Clothes, Stuffed Animals, Blankets, Sheets, and Shoes for cash for Myers!
The clothes drive will be the month of April. 

Ms. Cochrane 

 


     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.


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.


 

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!

 

 


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

 

 

Ms.