High School Art Work on Display
January 2, 2020 -- Checkout the student artwork from Salem High School displayed at the Salem Public Library! (New artwork is displayed about every 6 weeks)
Salem Upper Elementary Christmas Program
December 4, 2019 -- The Salem Upper Elementary Christmas Program was held on December 3rd. Our 4th and 5th graders showed off their singing and dancing talents under the direction of Mrs. Shannon Phelps. We are looking forward to scheduling a spring program for our 2nd and 3rd grades. As soon as dates are set, we will send information out.
High School Quiz Bowl
November 11, 2019 -- Salem Quiz Bowl teams took First Place in both Varsity and JV divisions at their home tournament, Saturday, November 16. Four students earned individual medals. Martin Jones, Varsity Captain, took Third Place Individual. Katrina Parks took Fifth Place Varsity. Heather Maneely, JV Captain, took Fourth Place. Cole tied for Fourth Place.
Round One, Varsity went against St. Clair winning easily 270 to 100. Meantime Salem JV defeated Rolla JV 100 to 80. Round Two, Varsity played St. Clair’s second varsity team winning against them 470 to 160. JV played against Crocker but was defeated 250 to 130. Going into the Third Round Rolla, Licking, and Salem were all undefeated. Third Round, Rolla beat St. Clair 270 to 60 making Rolla undefeated with three wins. Salem and Licking played head-to-head with Licking winning over Salem 280 to 250 leaving Licking also undefeated with three wins. JV had a bye for Round Three.
Semi-Finals teams were reseeded first by win lose and then by total scores with Rolla seeded first, Licking second, Salem third, and Crocker forth. Rolla beat Crocker and Salem came back to defeat Licking in a close match 240 to 220.
Finals, Salem won over undefeated Rolla 260 to 240 to take First Place. Licking took Third over Crocker. JV defeated Crocker JV to take First in the JV Division. Rolla JV took Third.
The teams are coached by Susan Sheeley and Will Hubbs. The coaches are especially pleased with the wins since this is a re-building year. Only three Varsity members are returning players, with only one, Katrina Parks, a returning senior. The remainder of the Varsity team and all of the JV team are new players.
HS PE Department
November 12, 2019 --The PE department is currently playing soccer and long base. During the month of October the PE departments and Weight Training classes were finishing up state testing. In weight training class the students have been doing upper body and lower body cycles twice a week as well as doing a CrossFit workout on Wednesdays. The weight training classes have been implementing a lot of foot coordination and foot speed activities in class. Various jump rope routines have been implemented to focus on foot speed, as well as plyometric exercises utilizing plyometric boxes to focus on dynamic explosion. The month of December key points of emphasis in weight training will again be speed, agility, as well as testing of each student on strength gains in each of the three power lifts. Each student had a goal and percent increase to attain by the next testing cycle.
Middle School District Band
January 21, 2020 -- Salem R-80 Middle School had eight students participate in the 2020 Central District Honor Band on Saturday, January, 18th. They performed a concert at Waynesville High School.
Facility Planning Committee