From the Blog

Summer League Practice!

Attention Boys Basketball players!! Summer League Practice begins next Tuesday May 30 at 4:45 for all current Freshman, Sophomores and Juniors who were a part of the program this past winter. If you have questions, or need a schedule, stop by Coach Kirch’s room, room 245.  

seniors wanting to speak at graduation!

Seniors, If you want to speak at graduation, you need to have your speech turned into Mr. Borresen by Monday, May 22nd.  If your speech makes the first cut, you will speak in front of a selection committee by the end of that week. Speeches need to be 3-4 minutes and speak to your entire
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The school’s first Neon Dance is this Friday, from 7-10 PM in the upstairs gym. Only McNary students can attend. Students from other schools cannot attend. Make sure you have student ID or picture ID and five dollars. The school behavior and dress codes will be followed at the dance so please be aware of
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High School Nation BELL SCHEDULE

Celts! Here is the Bell Schedule for HSN (Thursday, May 18, 2017) Period 1 7:30-8:30 Period 2 8:35-9:40 A Lunch 9:40-10:10 Period 3A 10:15-11:15 Period 3B 9:45-10:45 B Lunch 10:45-11:15 Period 4 11:20-12:20 HSN ASSEMBLY 12:20-2:20  


The Salem-Keizer School District participates in a bus poster contest that Cherriots holds each year.  There is a different slogan and different requirements for entering each year.  This year the slogan you were expected to build your poster around was “Oh, The Places You Will Go”. There were 500-600 entries and they gave out 12
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Outdoor School Counselors Needed

Outdoor School still has counselor spots available for the final three weeks of its Spring 2017 session between May 14th – June 2nd.   More male counselors are especially needed!  Interested students should contact Mrs. Farris for more information and also contact the Outdoor School office to get signed up.


Boys golf pictures are Thursday, 3:30pm at McNary Golf course.  Come in your uniforms.


Congratulations to these scholarship winners – Here are the results for the 3 teacher nominated awards: Lura Helen Olson Trust Award – $400             Male: Jesus Aguilar             Female: Cambrian Partridge Joseph H. Albert Prize $100             Gabrielle Schmit Vic Backlund Award $250             Sydney Hunter

Texas Rangers’ Newest Rookie

2003 McNary Graduate Austin Bibens-Dirkx was called up to play for the Texas Rangers (Major League Baseball) this weekend.  Aside from this being a really exciting moment for one of our alumni, it is also a great example of perseverance.  Austin is 32 years old and has been toiling in the minor leagues for twelve
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College Seminar Presentations Coming up!

Sophomores and juniors  this week in the College and Career Center there will be two afterschool seminars.  Both of these seminars are a great way to get look ahead and prepare you to successfully  apply for scholarships and college applications. PREPARATION is the key to not feel so overwhelmed Senior Year! Seminars will be held
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