From the Blog

Principal Calls For Unity

Principal Calls For Unity by Parker Kehret McNary High School Principal Mr. Erik Jespersen called for unity in the Keizer and McNary community following the wake of the 2016 presidential election. He delivered his remarks on November 10 to a Living History Day assembly in the McNary High School gymnasium, in front of the student
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Custodian Proud of World Class School by Emma Reeves

Custodian Proud of World Class School by Emma Reeves After applying last year, Joseph Dull, custodian for McNary, is known for being passionate about working here. “I am so honored to be a part of a world class future generation, and I see a lot of world class students working in our community. Each time
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McNary first in district to offer on-site GED

By Cindy Jimenez  Starting second semester, McNary High School will be the first high school in the Salem-Keizer school district to have a general equivalency diploma (GED) program on campus specifically for seniors that have very few credits toward graduation. The GED program will give students another option to finish school. As of early November,
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Mr. Holcomb, a new addition to McNary’s staff

By: Ashley Moores of the McNary Piper Mr. David Holcomb is the newest addition to the McNary High School staff. He is a devoted teacher to his students, and he really cares about each and every one of them. He shares a special bond with his students. He learned the feeling of how special a
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Victor Lil’ Feet

Victor Arista-Medina is a senior at McNary that has impressed both student and staff with his skill and passion in the art of rapping. He raps under his stage name “Lil Feet,” which is a nickname he has carried with him since his childhood in Madras, Oregon. The name is derived from his father’s name
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Boys Tennis 2016

by Adah Mallery   This year’s boys tennis is looking good. There are 16 players, and the team captain is senior Johnny Trinh. The most difficult team to play against is Sprague according to Coach Laura Reid. Most of the people on the team are new and haven’t played tennis before. Most of the boys
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  Remember to return all books that you have no use for anymore! Especially seniors! Refraining from returning your textbooks means having to be held from attending the senior banquet, breakfast and not being allowed to walk at graduation! So remember to pay your school bills and return your school textbooks.

College prep Night

by Kiana Lundsford   Training teens for tomorrow, a program of Boys and Girls Club of Salem throughout  Marion and polk counties present College Prep Night. High School Juniors and Seniors are highly encouraged to attend. This event takes place on Thursday January 14, 2016 from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm. Light snacks and drinks
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McNary Attendance

  Over the past couple of years, McNary has had an average attendance rate of 88.7%. Even though that may seem like a high number, it is still under what is acceptable. Our attendance rate is four percent lower than what is acceptable. As a school, we need to get that number even higher. There
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Bowling Team

by Tommy-Lee Kreshon   Brittney Kiser she said that, “I have been bowling all four years of high school.” She also swims for the school. Ms. Kiser said that, “The girls bowling team practices Monday through Friday for one and a half to two hours.” Tim Kiser, a sophomore, said he has bowled for the
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