In accordance with state law, eligible students may participate in virtual courses or a full-time program of instruction through the Missouri Course Access and Virtual School Program (MOCAP). Parents and students interested in learning more about virtual courses can click here for more information. Please contact John Smith at 573-739-2014 or email@example.com with any questions concerning this program.
MSHSAA State solo & small ensemble
SCA Choir 2020-2021
2021 MSU Juried Exhibition for HS Design
March 15, 2021 -- Congratulations to the following art students who were accepted into the 2021 Missouri State University virtual Juried Exhibition for High School Design Students. Only 55 students out of 140, from 50 schools in the state of Missouri were chosen to exhibit their work in this prestigious show. The virtual exhibition will open May 30, and we will be shared throughout the world!
Isabella Knaack with her clay sculpture titled “Sobek”
Jordan Schneider with her pencil drawing titled “Friends, We’re Good Like That”
McKenzie Norfolk with her pencil drawing titled “Sadie”
*Macey Jarrett with her pencil drawing titled “A Step Above” (not available for the photo)
Attached photo: Congratulations to Macey Jarrett whose shoe drawing artwork was selected as a Merit Award Winner! Only 13 students were recognized for this honor representing the top 9% of entries chosen. There were over 420 art pieces entered, created by 140 students from 50 schools in the state of Missouri.
Salem Public Library Art Show
January 13, 2021 -- Stop by the Salem Public Library to see new artwork on display! The Library is gracious enough to allow us to have a perpetual art show going on year-round, so we can show off what our students are working on in Art classes! Art calendars are also available for sale there, as well as at the Salem News, so you can take some artwork home with you!
All District High School Honor Choir
Surplus Property Legal Notice
As per section 177.091 RSMo. 1979, the Salem R-80 Board of Education hereby advertises for sale to the highest bidders surplus property.
For a complete listing of items Click Here or a listing may be picked up at the Administrative Office, 1409 West Rolla Rd. Persons wishing to inspect the property may call Salem R-80 Central Office at 573-729-6642 for the appropriate contact person.
The property will be sold as is by sealed bid to the highest bidder. All persons wishing to bid must present their sealed bid to the attention of Dr. Lynne Reed, Superintendent, 1409 West Rolla Road, by 12:00 p.m. Monday, May 17, 2021.
Bid opening will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 19 in the Central Office Board Room. Bids will be accepted May 20, 2021 at the Salem R-80 Board of Education meeting at 6:00 p.m. in the High School Library. Times and dates are tentative. Those awarded the bid will be notified on May 21, 2021. The property is to be removed by the bidder by May 28, 2021. The Board of Education reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids.
2021 Young Artist Showcase St. Louis
March 15, 2021 -- Congratulations to the following art students who had their artwork accepted into the 2021 Young Artist Showcase at the St. Louis Artist Guild! There were only 121 pieces accepted out of over 500 from around the St. Louis and surrounding areas. It is an honor and privilege to be accepted into this prestigious art show.
Alyssa Russell for her White Charcoal titled “Lifted Up”
Kyra Oby for her Pencil Drawing titled “What Am I?”
Isabella Knaack- Clay Sculpture titled “Sobek”
The attached links allow you to virtually view the gallery of accepted art works from outstanding art students. These links will be available through the end of March. Check in out!
Alyssa’s and Kyra’s art is displayed in Gallery 1, across from each other in the corners nearest to the back window. Alyssa’s hand drawing is on the left side and Kyra’s figure drawing is on the right. Isabella’s photo of her clay sculpture is in Gallery 2, and is on the right side in the same area.
All District High School Concert Choir
Salem Senior High 2021 Art Calendars
December 14, 2020 -- They are IN! The 2021 Art Calendars are in and are ready for purchase. Thanks to the Salem News for printing them this year! For the past eighteen years, Salem High School art students have shared the beauty of our local landmarks and life in the Ozarks through selected drawings in our annual calendar. By doing this, we wish to showcase the work of these students, and encourage artists of all ages to pursue their love of drawing the landscapes and people that make up our heritage.
This calendar cover, drawn by Lara Stevens, features Michael Helm, a well-known and much-loved local artist, volunteer, and teacher. Helm was born on September 20, 1958 in St. Louis, Missouri. He decided to move to Salem in 1998, where he would later join the Spring Creek Artisans and Arts Rolla. During Helm's time in Salem, he would create logos and murals of local businesses, sets for plays, and would teach art classes. Later he would find himself working as a paraprofessional, from Dec. 2007 until his passing in 2020, with the Salem R-80 school district. Helm was not only a local artist around the area, but was also a well-known volunteer, most notably as Santa for the annual Trees and Trains exhibit in Salem. Helm passed away January 4, 2020 in Salem at the age of 61, leaving a legacy for the Ozarks to be passed on for generations.
We appreciate all the people and businesses who purchase this calendar to help support our group and allow us to share the cherished history of this small town. Calendars are available for sale at The Salem News, The Salem Public Library, and the Salem High School via any of the individual art students for $10 each.
This year's artists include: Lara Stevens, Allison Parker-Lewis, Nathan Pyle, Alivia Faith LaJoie, Rachel Sheffield, Faith Pace, Jordan Schneider, Selena Hall, Wyatt Thomas, Kyra Oby, Macey Jarrett, Dylan Seabaugh, Ethan Wilson-Webber, and Mickayla Schlicker. Art instructor: Tana Kettner.
UE Annual Food Drive Collection
November 23, 2020 -- The Fourth Annual Food Drive Collection at the Salem Upper Elementary School ended on November 18th. The collection this year was done as a grade level competition. The ounces of each donated item was used as the points earned. A collection box for each grade was placed at the front of the school for easy drop off each day. A total of 13,093 ounces of food was collected from November 4th through November 18th. The grade level with the highest number of points will be rewarded with a 'hat day' for their grade only. Second grade was the winner in this year's collection.
This year's food collection is being donated to His Place in Salem, MO. Our donation will help complete some of their Thanksgiving baskets and be used for their food pantry.
A huge thank you goes out to all the students for carrying the items to school and the parents and all the other people who donated the food.
Totals: Second 4,474, Third 4,201, Fourth 2,728, Fifth 1 ,690
Sargent Art Brighter World Winner!!
October 29, 2020 -- Exciting news for Salem High School! Out of 10 pieces of student art submitted into the annual Sargent Art Brighter World art competition, Annabelle Pryor was chosen the 2020 Grand Prize winner, out of 1500 overall entries, with her encaustic (melted crayon) painting titled Castles in Spain. Annabelle will be receiving $750 in cash and $1000 in art supplies will be donated to our art program at Salem High School! Congratulations Annabelle and thanks for your contribution to our school!
2nd and 3rd Grade