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Brian Baker

May 15, 2018 by Dean Prescott (Register to contact)

Brian Baker 1959- 1993. I was Brian's best friend before and after our High School years at McNary. The last time I talked to Brian was a couple of weeks before his death in Nebraska. He was living there with his mother until his passing. He died from complications from Kidney disease.
Best wishes to all my fellow McNaryians (Is that a word? :)

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  1. Salem-Keizer board OKs use of eminent domain to acquire church land near McNary High  Statesman Journal
  2. Salem-Keizer board approves eminent domain to take St. Edward church land  Salem Reporter
  3. Salem-Keizer school district considers eminent domain for church land  KVAL
  4. Salem-Keizer Public Schools pass resolution to acquire church's land
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Salem-Keizer to vote on using eminent domain for St. Edward church land  Statesman Journal

The Salem-Keizer School Board will vote Tuesday on a resolution allowing them to use eminent domain to acquire land next McNary High School in Keizer.

Salem-Keizer school boundary changes in sight

The latest in a series of public meetings is set for Tuesday evening as the Salem-Keizer Public Schools talk about changing boundaries in the district.

Salem school district is wrong to take land from Keizer church  Statesman Journal

OPINION: This land grab won't solve the district's space problem; building new schools to accommodate growth will.

Salem-Keizer considers eminent domain to acquire church land next to McNary High  Statesman Journal

At a work session Tuesday, the Salem-Keizer School Board will read a resolution allowing the district to use eminent domain to acquire land next to McNary ...

School board votes on land action today  Keizertimes

Posted by Eric Howald | Nov 13, 2018 | Community, General, McNary, News, Top Stories | 0 |. By Keizertimes Staff. The Salem-Keizer School District (SKSD) ...

Eminent domain effort moves forward  Keizertimes

Posted by Eric Howald | Nov 16, 2018 | Community, General, McNary, News, Top Stories | 0 |. By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes. A resolution to acquire more ...

Keizer schools OK use of eminent domain for church land  KTVZ

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - School officials in Keizer have approved using eminent domain to acquire land from a neighboring church to address traffic issues at a high ...

Oregon district seeking to expand high school says it will use eminent domain to acquire land from church  American School & University

Seeking to expand a high school campus, the Salem-Keizer (Ore.) district has decided to use eminent domain, if necessary, to acquire about six acres of land ...

McNary High feeder schools: Here's what to expect if the Salem-Keizer bond passes  Statesman Journal

If the Salem-Keizer school bond passes this May, the money is expected to pay for these projects in the McNary High School feeder system.

Class of 2018: McNary High School  Statesman Journal

Graduation ceremonies were at 2 p.m. June 8 at the Oregon State Fairgrounds Pavilion. Graduates: 444. Valedictorians: Matthew Albright, Kailey Doutt, Austin ...

Isaac Parker named head coach of Bearcat football - News

Isaac Parker '02, MAT'05 has been named Willamette's new head football coach. Since 2015, he has been offensive coordinator for Lewis & Clark University's ...

Roseburg wins four duals at Jerry Lane Invitational

The Roseburg wrestling team swept four dual meets at the Jerry Lane Invitational Friday at McNary High School in Keizer.

Recruiting: QB Erik Barker leads McNary to victory, then visits Oregon State game  Statesman Journal

In the midst of the recruiting process, McNary quarterback Erik Barker had a big game last week leading the Celtics to a much-needed 21-14 win against ...

St. Edward leaders will fight eminent domain to take land for Salem-Keizer schools  Statesman Journal

St. Edward Catholic Church leaders say they will fight Salem-Keizer Public Schools' plan to use eminent domain to acquire parish land to expand McNary High ...

UCC continues to fill its baseball roster | Ucc Baseball

WINCHESTER — Umpqua Community College's baseball program is continuing to add to its roster.

PHOTOS: McNary wins the Mountain Valley Conference after defeating South Salem  Statesman Journal

McNary wins the Mountain Valley Conference, with a perfect 4-0 league record, after defeating South Salem at the McNary vs. South Salem football game at ...

McNary's Walling, Barker living the life of top college football prospects  Statesman Journal

Junior Walling, who has already received a scholarship offer from Oregon State, has participated in several college football camps this summer.

Tradition-rich McNary looks to build on last season's success  Statesman Journal

Quarterback Erik Barker and RB/LB Junior Walling will lead the Celtics in 2018.

Salem-Keizer Public Schools, church in land feud

KEIZER, OR (KPTV) - Salem-Keizer Public Schools is trying to acquire a vacant piece of land near McNary High School for an expansion.

McNary getting new scoreboard  Keizertimes

Posted by Derek Wiley | Mar 9, 2018 | Local Sports, McNary, Sports, Top Stories | 0 |. McNary getting new scoreboard. By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes.

Celtics are coming  Keizertimes

Posted by Eric Howald | Aug 17, 2018 | Community, McNary, Sports, Top Stories | 0 |. Celtics are coming. By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes. McNary High ...

McNary's 'Big Three' leads Celtics to a top 10 ranking  Statesman Journal

KEIZER – The McNary High School boys basketball team figured to be in rebuilding mode this season — on paper at least. The Celtics didn't return any starters ...

Bond passage would have far-reaching effects  Keizertimes

Posted by Eric Howald | Feb 16, 2018 | Community, Government, News, Schools, Schools & Education, Top Stories | 0 |. Bond passage would have far-reaching ...

A valuable teaching moment for McNary High students  Statesman Journal

Letter writer points out some teachable aspects of the Salem-Keizer School Board's land battle with St. Edward Catholic Church.

McNary a capella group Something Dangerous to compete at semifinals  Statesman Journal

McNary High School's a cappella group Something Dangerous will be competing in the International Championship of High School A Cappella Semi-finals at ...

Keizer community rallies around high school band after fireworks stand set on fire

The Keizer community is rallying around a local high school band after their main fundraising effort took a big hit.

Salem school officials invoke power to force church land sale  Salem Reporter

In Keizer, scarce land has put the growing St. Edward Catholic Church and overcrowded McNary High School at odds over a planned school expansion.

Football roundup: West Salem, McNary, McKay all earn wins  Statesman Journal

West Salem and McNary earned big Mountain Valley Conference wins Friday night against South Salem and Sprague, respectively. Both the Titans and Celtics ...

Willamette Bearcats hire Isaac Parker as head coach  The Capital Sports Report

The Willamette Bearcats have hired Isaac Parker as the team's new head football coach. He replaces Glen Fowles, who left the team after the 2018 season.

6th- and 9th-graders get head start on Salem-Keizer school year  Statesman Journal

Students beginning sixth and ninth grade got a head start going back to school in Salem-Keizer on Tuesday, one day ahead of their older peers.

PHOTOS: McNary boys soccer headed to state playoffs  Statesman Journal

McNary has the best record among the 6A boys soccer teams in the Mid-Valley. The Celtics finished fourth in the Mountain Valley Conference.

Salem-Keizer students beat the odds, honored at special ceremonies  Statesman Journal

Salem-Keizer Public Schools hosts multiple special ceremonies to honor kids otherwise unlikely to graduate.

McNary named AVID Schoolwide Site of Distinction  Keizertimes

MHS submitted metrics from the 2016-17 school year to document school-wide growth and performance in order to become an AVID site of distinction.

Fireworks tent raising money for high school band catches fire in Keizer  KATU

KEIZER, Ore. – A fireworks tent raising money for the McNary High School Band caught fire on Friday night, Keizer Police said.The tent was set up in the parking ...

Izzy Haselip returns to soccer after broken hip

Coming back from an injury is never easy, but Izzy Haselip has done it more than once.

Lapof vies to replace Ryan  Keizertimes

Posted by Eric Howald | Sep 23, 2018 | Government, News, Top Stories | 0 |. Shawn Lapof. By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes. Shawn Lapof is taking the ...

Shop teacher served MHS students for 36 years  Keizertimes

Posted by Derek Wiley | Jul 15, 2018 | Community, McNary, People, Schools, Top Stories | 0 |. Shop teacher served MHS students for 36 years. By DEREK ...

Salem-Keizer appeal denied  Keizertimes

Posted by Derek Wiley | Mar 6, 2018 | Community, News, Schools, Sports, Top Stories | 0 |. By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes. McNary High School will ...

McNary boys soccer team ready to shed underdog label  Statesman Journal

Cousins Jovanie Bravo, Miguel Bravo, Jose Luis Bravo and Jesus Lopez are key to the Celtics' run.

NOW PLAYING: McNary alum's journey to alien moon leading him back to Keizer  Keizertimes

Posted by Eric Howald | Nov 7, 2018 | Community, General, McNary, News, People, Top Stories | 0 |. By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes. When Zeek Earl ...

Wrestling reunion to honor coach  Keizertimes

Posted by Admin | Sep 19, 2017 | Local Sports, McNary, Sports, Top Stories | 0 |. Wrestling reunion to honor coach. By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes.

Vandals set Keizer fireworks stand on fire

KEIZER, Ore. -- Who would set a fireworks stand on fire? It's the question band students from McNary High school in Keizer asked, after someone broke into their ...

Salem area's top football recruits: How did they do in Week 1?  Statesman Journal

A breakdown of how the top football recruits in the Salem area did during the first week of the season.

Salem-area students plan to participate in national walkouts Wednesday morning  Statesman Journal

Oregon students will walk out of class Wednesday morning, joining the national protest against gun violence sparked by the Parkland, Florida shooting.

Whiteaker defeats Claggett, punches ticket to championship game  Keizertimes

Posted by Derek Wiley | Oct 25, 2018 | Local Sports, McNary, Sports, Top Stories | 0 |. Whiteaker defeats Claggett, punches ticket to championship game.

McNary goes from underdog to first outright GVC championship since 2009  Statesman Journal

KEIZER – Seven years ago when Ryan Kirch took over as the head coach of McNary High School's boys basketball team, he could see he had multiple ...

Controversial scheduling among key changes this high school football season  Statesman Journal

The 2018 football season, which officially begins Monday with the start of summer practices, is one of many changes for the six Salem-Keizer teams.

Police, school officials correct false rumors about reports of active shooter in Keizer  KATU

Salem-Keizer Public Schools and Keizer police worked to correct false rumors Thursday that a gunman was inside McNary High School.“People were spreading ...

Football roundup: McNary and Silverton capture league championships  Statesman Journal

Silverton tops West Albany to win the Mid-Willamette Conference. ALBANY — No. 7 Silverton earned a share of the Mid-Willamette Conference championship ...

Salem-Keizer school report cards show mix of progress, declines and data gaps  Statesman Journal

The Oregon school district report cards show increases in some areas, declines in others and gaps in data compared to previous years.

Heritage: McNary celebrates half a century  Statesman Journal

Why school wasn't named Keizer High School and how it almost was North Salem High School.

Five reasons McNary football will go deep into the playoffs  Statesman Journal

The Celtics were 6-4 last year, but return an exciting group of playmakers.

Here's an opportunity to contribute your input on Salem-Keizer school boundary changes  Statesman Journal

Salem-Keizer Public Schools may need to adjust school boundaries as it prepares to spend $620 million in voter-approved bonds to alleviate overcrowding ...

Complaints, solutions abound at McNary community forum  Keizertimes

Posted by Eric Howald | Oct 23, 2017 | News, Top Stories | 0 |. Officials also unveil plans post-bond measure. By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes.

Latino scholars earn more than spotlight  Keizertimes

Posted by Eric Howald | May 19, 2018 | Community, News, People, Schools, Top Stories | 0 |. Anjelica Alvarez, Erasmo Arellano Leon, Anthony Julian Chavez, ...

Crystal Apple Awards honor exceptional Salem-Keizer educators for 22nd year  Statesman Journal

Every year, SKEF honors educators and staff from Salem-Keizer Public Schools and surrounding areas at the Crystal Apple Awards.

Class of 2017: McNary High School  Statesman Journal

Graduation ceremonies were at 5 p.m. June 9 at Oregon State Fairgrounds Pavilion.

Salem-Keizer seniors celebrated, elementary students inspired with Parade of Honor  Statesman Journal

Salem-Keizer seniors are honored at their elementary schools through the district's Parade of Honor, which also seeks to inspire younger students.

Schools improve security before kids return to class  KATU

Students all over Oregon and Southwest Washington will head back to school over the next few weeks and some will see new security measures in place thanks ...

School board mulls establishing district-based police department  Keizertimes

Posted by Admin | Jul 27, 2018 | Community, General, Government, News, Schools, Top Stories | 0 |. School board mulls establishing district-based police ...

How to find your way through the Salem-Keizer Public Schools website  Statesman Journal

Here are six things students, parents and community members need to know about the Salem-Keizer Public Schools website.

The top 10 Salem-area high school football prospects for 2018  Statesman Journal

The 2018 high school football season begins this Friday, and there are a number of college football prospects in the Mid-Valley. Some of these players already ...

Key coaching connection helped West Salem's Simon Thompson in recruiting decision  Statesman Journal

West Salem's Simon Thompson had a number of college options to choose from, and like many players, his decision came down to the program where he would ...

Keizer teen killed by train was a McNary student  Statesman Journal

The Keizer teenager who died after being struck by a train Friday night has been identified as Isaac James Garcia, according to officials.

Richards looks back on career as McNary AD  Keizertimes

Posted by Derek Wiley | Jun 17, 2017 | McNary, Sports, Top Stories | 0 |. By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes. Three things were on Ron Richards' mind as he ...

McNary High School briefly placed on lockdown  Statesman Journal

The condition one lockdown was enforced around 10:30 a.m. and lasted until about 10:40 a.m..

Vandals bound for Junior Olympics  Keizertimes

Posted by Derek Wiley | Jul 20, 2018 | Local Sports, Sports | 0 |. Vandals bound for Junior Olympics. By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes. The NW Vandals ...

Suspects in graffiti threats against McKay High School identified  Statesman Journal

Three Washington teenagers have been identified as suspects in the graffiti threats against McKay High School in November.

Graffiti threats against McKay High School trigger extra security, investigation  Statesman Journal

A threat of violence was found spray painted on several houses in Keizer prompting, police security and investigation at Salem-area high schools.

McNary quarterback Erik Barker growing on the job  Statesman Journal

KEIZER – Much has changed for Erik Barker in the past year. He's gone from being the starting quarterback on the McNary High School freshman football team ...

McNary bowlers going to state  Keizertimes

Posted by Derek Wiley | Feb 24, 2017 | McNary, Sports, Top Stories | 0 |. McNary bowlers going to state. By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes. What started with ...

Salem-Keizer Public Schools host public meetings on nearly $620 mil. bond  KATU

Salem-Keizer Public Schools officials held the first of six public meetings Tuesday regarding a $619.7 million bond facing voters on the May ballot.The bond will ...

McNary's Junior Walling receives offer from Oregon State  Statesman Journal

McNary's Junior Walling has been an Oregon State football fan for as long as he can remember. Now he has a chance to play for the Beavers. Walling, a 6-foot-2 ...

2018 Crystal Apple awards recognize outstanding Salem-Keizer educators  Salem Reporter

Twelve Salem-Keizer educators, including teachers, principals and a custodian, were selected from among 61 nominated by parents, students and colleagues.

Reynolds back on the mat  Keizertimes

Posted by Admin | Aug 6, 2018 | Local Sports, McNary, Sports | 0 |. By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes. Wrestling at the 2017 U.S. Open Championships, ...

West Salem's Alex Hurlburt: Next inspiring chapter will be at Montana  Statesman Journal

Football recruiting update for Salem-area prospects.

KeizerFEST rolls back into town  Keizertimes

Posted by Admin | May 18, 2018 | Community, News, Top Stories | 0 |. KeizerFEST rolls back into town. KeizerFEST, formerly the Iris Festival, returns to the city ...

Voters say 'Yes' to school bond  Keizertimes

Posted by Derek Wiley | May 18, 2018 | Community, General, Government, News, Schools, Top Stories | 0 |. Voters say 'Yes' to school bond. By DEREK WILEY

Game of the Week: South Salem tries to build on dramatic season-opening win  Statesman Journal

The Saxons were Salem-Keizer's only football winners last week.

McNary alum sets sights on Miss Oregon USA title  Keizertimes

Posted by Eric Howald | Mar 12, 2018 | Community, McNary, People, Top Stories | 0 |. McNary alum sets sights on Miss Oregon USA title. By ERIC A. HOWALD

Fresh off winning the league title, McNary takes winning streak into state playoffs  Statesman Journal

The Celtics have won four in a row as they get ready to face Lakeridge in the Class 6A state playoffs.

McNary teacher turns around band program  Statesman Journal

As a teen, McNary High School band director Jennifer Bell failed her first audition to study in the music department at the University of Oregon. "They didn't even ...

Simon Thompson's record performance leads huge week for Salem-area prospects  Statesman Journal

Simon Thompson sets a school record in leading West Salem to victory.

Alex Hurlburt dominates on defense, plus a look at other top Salem-area recruits  Statesman Journal

West Salem's Alex Hurlburt dominates on defense, plus the Statesman Journal takes a *fresh* look at other top Salem-area college recruits.

Claggett thriving in first season  Keizertimes

Posted by Derek Wiley | Jun 10, 2018 | Community, Schools, Sports | 0 |. Claggett thriving in first season. By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes. Claggett Creek ...

McNary's Nadia Witt eyes deeper state playoff run before moving on to UC Riverside  Statesman Journal

The senior hopes to help McNary get beyond the state quarterfinals before she moves on to play at UC Riverside.

Ebbs joins wrestling powerhouse  Keizertimes

Posted by Eric Howald | Jun 17, 2018 | Community, McNary, People, Schools, Sports, Top Stories | 0 |. Ebbs joins wrestling powerhouse. By DEREK WILEY

McNary High celebrates new field  Statesman Journal

KEIZER — Boosters, officials and students of McNary High School marked a new era for school sports, especially football, on Saturday. They gathered at ...

Lockdown follows day of threats at MHS  Keizertimes

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes. Miscommunication in the front office at McNary High School resulted in a Condition 2 lockdown on the morning of ...

Opportunistic defense puts West Salem in ideal situation heading into 6A state playoffs  Statesman Journal

The Titans have excelled this season, especially at taking the ball away in big games.

South Salem football's Ashton Adams teaming up with a familiar foe at Utah State  Statesman Journal

South Salem's Ashton Adams will team up with a familiar foe after committing to Utah State.

McNary opens college and career center  Keizertimes

Posted by Derek Wiley | Oct 21, 2016 | Community, Schools, Top Stories | 0 |. A group of McNary High School students work in the new college and career center ...

McNary's Walling voted SJ Athlete of the Week  Statesman Journal

This week's nominees for SJ Athlete of the Week include students from Sprague, McNary, Silverton and Salem Academy.

Athlete of the Week: Nicolette Parra  Keizertimes

McNary sophomore Nicolette Parra finished second at the girls wrestling state qualifier at Thurston High School on Jan. 26-27. Parra's weight class, 135, ...

Gov. Kate Brown, Rep. Knute Buehler split on education strategies  Statesman Journal

Gov. Kate Brown and her Republican challenger state Rep. Knute Buehler both want to increase school funding, lengthen the academic year, offer more college ...

Silverton's Willis voted SJ Athlete of the Week  Statesman Journal

As we head toward the finish line of the fall sports season, Mid-Valley high school athletes continue to excel as they pursue team and individual accolades.

From the Statesman Journal archives: A Salem ghost story  Statesman Journal

This story by Capi Lynn was originally published under the headline "A Favorite Haunt" in the Statesman Journal on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2002.

Ron Richards leaves a legacy of more than longevity from his tenure at McNary  Statesman Journal

Ron Richards is retiring after working as an athletic director for 17 years in the Salem-Keizer district.

High school football in Oregon on a dramatic decline  Statesman Journal

Kyle Greeley was a star basketball player for West Salem High School. At 6-foot-4, Greeley showed great court awareness and athleticism, and an ability to take ...

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