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Salem School Board rejects additional COVID-19 safety protocols; will set another meeting to consider again

The Salem School District Board in a split vote rejected implementing additional COVID-19 safety protocols recommended by the administration at a special meeting Thursday at the school. The proposal under consideration Thursday was rejected by a 2 to 3 vote, with members Ted Goergen and Nick Pauloni voting for implementing the protocols and members Dana […]

Salem School District to consider stepped up safety protocols for COVID-19 at special meeting Thursday

The Salem School District Board of Education will consider adopting stepped up COVID-19 protocols recommended by administration at a special meeting Thursday. The meeting is scheduled to start at 6 p.m. and will be held in the middle school gym and also can be streamed live here. On Tuesday, the administration posted the proposed safety […]

Agenda: Salem School District regular board meeting July 27, 2021

The Salem School District board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Tuesday, starting at 7 p.m. in the Intermediate Library. Public access to allow for social distancing will be in the Large Group Instruction Room. The meeting also will be live streamed at: https://www.salem.k12.wi.us/multimedia. Among the agenda items are: Beginning of 2021-2022 School Year […]

Agenda: Salem School District board meeting May 25, 2021

The Salem School District Board is scheduled to hold a regular monthly meeting Tuesday, starting at 7 p.m. The board will meet in the intermediate library. Public Access to allow for social distancing will be in the Large Group Instruction Room. Live Stream is available at https://www.salem.k12.wi.us/multimedia. Among the agenda items are: Letter of Retirement […]

Salem School to offer full-day 4K for 2021-22 school year

Salem School will offer full-day 4-year-old kindergarten as an option next school year. The option was recently approved by the School Board, the district announced via news release Thursday. The “board is thrilled to offer this new option to our communityand families,” said board President Dana Powers. “This addition continues our efforts to allow families […]

Agenda: Salem School District Board Education Review Committee meeting March 10, 2021

The Salem School District Education Review Committee is scheduled to meet Wednesday, starting at 6 p.m., in the intermediate library at the school. Public access to allow for social distancing will be in the Large Group Instruction Room. It is possible that a quorum of board members may be present, as a board member who […]

Agenda: Salem School District board regular meeting Feb. 23, 2021

The Salem School District board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Tuesday, starting at 7 p.m. The board will meet in the Intermediate Library. Public access to allow for social distancing will be held in the Large Group Instruction Room. A livestream will be viewable at the time of the meeting at: https://www.salem.k12.wi.us/multimedia Among […]

Salem School surveying on interest in future blood drive; reply by Feb. 5

Salem School would like to sponsor an American Red Cross blood drive, but organizers need to make sure that there are enough people to donate blood before committing. Your one blood donation can save up to three lives! Please fill in the form below by Friday, February 5th if you are interested in participating in […]

Agenda: Salem School Board special meeting Jan. 11, 2021

The Salem School District Board is scheduled to hold a special meeting Monday starting at 6 p.m. The board will meet in the Intermediate Library with public access to allow for social distancing in the Large Group Instruction Room. The meeting also can be viewed via livestream here. Agenda items include: Consideration to Approve Teacher/Contracted […]

Agenda: Salem School District special and regular board meetings Dec. 15, 2020

The Salem School District Board is scheduled to hold a special board meeting and a regular meeting Tuesday. The special board meeting is scheduled to begin at 5:10 p.m. It will be held in closed session to conduct business administrator Interviews. The regular meeting is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. Board members will meet […]

Salem School Board rejects county’s virtual learning recommendation

The Salem School District Board voted Tuesday to not follow the Kenosha County Division of Health’s recommendation to move all students to virtual learning from late November to early January. The vote to not follow the recommendation was unanimous with all board members present. Last week, Kenosha County Health Officer Dr. Jen Freiheit said she […]

Agenda: Salem School District regular meeting Nov. 17, 2020

The Salem School District Board is scheduled to hold a regular monthly meeting Tuesday starting at 7 p.m. in the Intermediate Library at the school. Public access to allow for social distancing will be held in the Large Group Instruction Room. The meeting also will be livestreamed at https://www.salem.k12.wi.us/multimedia. Agenda items include: Kenosha County Health […]

Local school districts have not decided on county’s all virtual learning recommendation

Western Kenosha County school districts have not yet made a decision whether to follow advice from the Kenosha County Division of Health to hold virtual learning from Nov. 23 through Jan. 4. On Monday, Kenosha County Health Officer Dr. Jen Freiheit said she is strongly recommending that all schools within the county — K-12, colleges […]

Agenda: Salem School District special meeting Nov. 3, 2020

The Salem School District Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the school’s Intermediate Library. The Board will vote to go into closed session pursuant to Wisconsin Statute§19.85(1)(f) Considering financial, medical, social or personal histories ordisciplinary data of specific persons which, if discussed in public, would be likely […]

Agenda: Salem School District budget hearing and annual meeting Oct. 27, 2020

The Salem School District is scheduled to hold a budget hearing and annual meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at the school. Livestreams of both meetings will be available here at meeting time. The budget hearing is set to begin at 5:30 p.m. The agenda includes a review of the proposed budget for the 2020-2021 school […]

Salem School 4K moving to virtual, two classrooms to quarantine after 2 COVID-19 positives

All Salem School 4K students will be moving to virtual learning and two classrooms at the school will quarantine after two COVID-19 positives within the school were identified, the school district and county Division of Health Service announced Friday evening. “Salem students, families, and staff have been amazing in their efforts to prevent the spread […]

Agenda: Salem School Board regular meeting Sept. 22, 2020

The Salem School District is scheduled to hold a regular school board meeting Tuesday starting at 7 p.m. in the Intermediate Library. Public Access to Allow for Social Distancing will be in the Large Group Instruction Room. Live Stream is available at https://www.salem.k12.wi.us/multimedia Agenda items include: Appointment of Board Member to Fill Board Vacancy Until […]

Salem School Board seeking applicants to fill board vacancy

Salem School District board member Lisa Hinze has announced she is leaving the board. The district is seeking to fill Hinze’s seat by appointment until April 2021, when it is next up for election. Hinze has sold her house and is moving out of the district, said board President Dana Powers. Hinze’s resignation was addressed […]

Salem School administration unveils fall school plans

The Salem School District Board got a look at its administration’s plans for conducting school in the 2020-21 with anticipation of an ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The plan presented at a special board meeting Wednesday is just proposed at this point, said district administrator Connie Valenza. The board is expected to approve a plan at its […]

Agenda: Salem School Board special meeting July 22, 2020

The Salem School District Board is scheduled to hold a special board meeting on Wednesday starting at 6 p.m. Due to concerns related to COVID-19, public access to this meeting will be via Live Stream. You can access the livestream whent he meeting is underway here: https://www.salem.k12.wi.us/multimedia The only business item on the agenda is […]

Salem School hires PK-5 principal

The Salem School District Board has announced the hiring of a new PK-5 principal. The following letter was posted at the school’s website Thursday: I want to share some exciting news about an addition to our Salem Leadership Team. The Board began a search for a new PK-5 Principal who could provide continued and supportive […]

Agenda: Salem School Board Personnel and Finance Committees joint meeting May 20, 2020

The Salem School Board Personnel and Finance Committees are scheduled to hold a joint meeting on Wednesday, starting at 3 p.m. The board will meet in the Innovation Center (Room 577). Public Access to allow for Social Distancing will take place in the Large Group Instruction Room. Agenda items include: 2019-2020, 2020-2021 Budget Updates WRS […]

Agenda: Salem School Board meetings April 28, 2020

The Salem School Board is scheduled to hold a series of three meetings Tuesday. All three meetings will be held with the audience in the Large Group Instruction room and the board meeting on the stage in the cafetorium at the school and also will be live streamed at https://www.salem.k12.wi.us/multimedia. The first meeting will start […]

Salem School Board hires district administrator

In the end, the Salem School Board didn’t have to go far to find a new district administrator. On Tuesday, the board hired interim administrator Connie Valenza for an additional two years to lead the district. Board President Dana Powers at a conference meeting Tuesday said that though the district found several good candidates through the […]

Agenda: Salem School District related meetings for April 14, 2020

The Salem School District has posted notices for three meetings on Tuesday, one for the Board of Canvassers and two special School Board meetings. The Board of Canvassers Meeting will take place starting at 9 a.m. A full agenda and meeting details are available here. The first special board meeting will start at 5:30 p.m. […]

Spring election 2020: Salem School Board results

Following are the results of the contested race for Salem School Board. There are two at-large seats to be filled. At 7:35 p.m., with 3 of 3 polls reporting what may be incomplete results: Incumbent Dana Powers 536 (24%) Jack Niccolai 473 (21%) Incumbent Ted Goergen 371 (17%) UPDATE 7:27 a.m., Tuesday — Complete unofficial […]

Spring Election 2020: Salem School District candidates Q&A

Voters in the Salem School District will be able to cast a ballot in a contested school board race on April 7 (or earlier with absentee voting). There are two seats to be filled, a one-year term and a three-year term. There are three candidates. The candidate with the most votes will fill the three-year term […]

Agenda: Salem School Board regular meeting March 26, 2020

The Salem School Board is scheduled to hold a regular board meeting on Thursday, March 26, starting at 7 p.m. Board meetings are typically held on the fourth Tuesday of the month in the LGI room. This meeting’s date and place has been changed to address concerns related to COVID-19 and to allow for public […]

Salem School student tests positive for COVID-19

A student at Salem School has tested positive for COVID-19 coronavirus, the school announced in a letter to parents dated Tuesday. The statement also was posted on the school’s website. Students and teachers likely in direct contact with the student will receive additional information, the letter says. You can read the entire letter here. As […]

Local schools keeping an eye on COVID-19 situation, but staying open for now

Western Kenosha County schools are preparing for the possible need to react to an outbreak here of COVID-19 (corornavirus), but are currently planning to stay open according to the school calendar. While there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Kenosha County, a state of emergency regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus)  was declared Thursday by County Executive […]

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