Helpful parent information:
Helpful tips for your student: Parents wanting to know more about their students education or need help with graduation requirements please checkout the Salem Keizer School Districts Parents Guide to Graduation.
Parents of Seniors: Check the Counselors webpage to make sure your senior is on track for graduation and find things like, SAT, Cap and gown, College selection, Career selection etc. Click here for senior picture information.
The Parent/Student Handbook provides parents of North Salem students with information on things like attendance policy, procedures for visiting the school and getting a guest pass, student behavior expectations, the complaint process, and much more. View and download the handbook buy clicking on the link above.
Parents, your support and commitment are essential in providing a positive environment for our students. The North Salem High school administration and staff encourage you to become part of the Viking community. Your participation is invited in any of the following:
LSAC: Local School Advisory Committee—Parent Club: The Local School Advisory Committee (LSAC) was created in each Salem-Keizer school by the School Board. This organization is active in helping shape a vision for continuous school improvement in academics and curricular activities.
Parent University: The purpose of Parent University is to educate parents to help their students successfully complete high school, graduate and transition to college, trade schools and other post-secondary opportunities. A link to the 2015-16 Parent University Schedule can be found at the bottom of this page.
Band Boosters: This devoted parent group is actively involved in fundraising activities which make competitive trips, purchase of uniforms and equipment, and other special projects possible.
Viking Booster Club: This group of dedicated parents is actively involved in supporting all school athletics. They meet on the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Library.
Volunteer: To be eligible to volunteer in the Salem-Keizer School District, all individuals (including students and employees of the District) must complete and pass a criminal background check. Forms are available in all volunteer packets, by calling Kathy Ginther at Human Resources: 503-399-3061, or by calling North High at 503-399-3241.
Viking Futures: This is a group of dedicated parents who work with a small group of juniors and seniors to disseminate important career and college information. Parents commit to a fairly consistent time frame to help students and Career Center staff on a weekly basis for one to two hours per week. Volunteers also help keep the Career Center stocked with current resources for student use. For more information, please contact Jacqueline Benavides at (503)-399-3241.
Site council: Site Council is a group of teachers, principals, classified staff, and students who analyze North’s successes and challenges, recommend changes to school policy and direction, then evaluate the effectiveness of North’s plan to make our school the best place for students to be successful life-long learners, ready for college or the work place.