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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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Early McNary renovations aimed at improving Keizer traffic as students arrive at school  Salem Reporter

Over the summer, construction crews added a new parking lot and demolished part of the McNary High School building. Much remains to be done, but Principal ...

High school football preview: A look at all six Salem-Keizer teams  Statesman Journal

The 2019 high school football season is upon us, and it's time to take a look at the Salem-Keizer teams. Jamborees are set for Friday across the state, and ...

High school football roundup: Salem-Keizer teams have better night  Statesman Journal

Salem-Keizer teams go 2-4 on Friday night, after going 0-6 last week.

Salem-Keizer Public Schools adding extra counselors to focus more on mental health

SALEM, OR (KPTV) - When it comes to mental health issues, school counselors are the ones on the front lines.

Pamplin Media Group - Tualatin finishes strong to top Oregon City  Pamplin Media Group

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XC team plans Liberty House fundraiser | Keizertimes | You think you know. To be sure, read Keizertimes.  Keizertimes

On Saturday, Sept. 14, McNary's boys and girls cross country teams, along with head coach David Holcomb, will be holding a Miles for Hope fundraiser to ...

Increasing mental health services, dismantling prejudice top priorities in Salem-Keizer  Statesman Journal

After clusters of suicides in Salem-Keizer Public Schools, staff and students are promoting mental health awareness and suicide prevention.

Game of the Week: McNary looks to get on track against West Linn  Statesman Journal

Coming off a season-opening loss at North Medford, McNary faces West Linn on Friday in its home opener.

The kids are not alright | Keizertimes | You think you know. To be sure, read Keizertimes.  Keizertimes

The first in a four-part series looking at teens and mental health struggles, and what's being done to help them.

McNary breaks ground on changes that will transform school forever  Keizertimes

An official groundbreaking ceremony was held at McNary High School on Friday, May 17, signaling the start of the 15-month construction period at the school ...

Construction starts on McNary High School expansion

Salem-Keizer Public Schools said the bond-funded construction will help relieve the overcrowding at the school, increase safety and security, expand career ...

Heimerdinger says goodbye to McNary | Keizertimes | You think you know. To be sure, read Keizertimes.  Keizertimes

At the end of the school year, Heimerdinger, along with his wife, Erin, and two kids, Atticus (11) and Scarlett (8), will be moving to Los Olivos, Calif. where he will ...

Two-A-Days: South Albany Redhawks  KEZI TV

The RedHawks rally behind a new quarterback in hopes of a 5A state title.

Construction at McNary set to start ahead of schedule  Keizertimes

From Salem-Keizer Public Schools. Improvements funded by the 2018 bond are ahead of schedule at McNary High School. Salem-Keizer's construction firm on ...

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 ...

New traffic patterns as students return to MHS  Keizertimes

Students and parents of McNary High School students will probably want to allow some extra time to navigate the new traffic patterns at the high school as a ...

McNary Celtics prepare for 2019 high school football season: Photos

The Oregonian/OregonLive's annual high school football tour continued Monday with a stop at McNary High School in Keizer, where the Celtics were busy ...

Bracing for change | Keizertimes | You think you know. To be sure, read Keizertimes.  Keizertimes

MHS campus will become 14-month construction site.

Salem-Keizer board OKs use of eminent domain to acquire church land near McNary High  Statesman Journal

The Salem-Keizer School Board has unanimously approved using eminent domain to acquire St. Edward church land for McNary High School expansion.

McNary students battle district foes in shoe drive  Keizertimes

By MATT RAWLINGS. Of the Keizertimes. It can be easy for people to take things for granted in their life. The ability to afford quality shoes, for instance, ...

McNary honors Hall of Famers | Keizertimes | You think you know. To be sure, read Keizertimes.  Keizertimes

Mike Doherty, Lisa Blush, Shawn Kintner and the 2009 state champion baseball team were inducted into the McNary Hall of Fame.

Salem Police disbands gang task force, shifts focus  Statesman Journal

Many questions have been left unanswered following a violent last week in Salem that resulted in two suspected homicides and four injuries.

Cars for cash | Keizertimes | You think you know. To be sure, read Keizertimes.  Keizertimes

On Saturday, Aug. 17, the Capitol Area Mustang Club (CAMC) hosted the 10th annual Keizer Car Show at Whiteaker Middle School. There were 90 registered ...

St. Edward agrees to sell Salem-Keizer vacant land for $2.26 million, ending eminent domain case  Salem Reporter

District leaders said Thursday they'd reached an agreement to purchase the church's bare land adjacent to McNary High School, allowing them to begin ...

More than 400 graduate from McNary | Keizertimes | You think you know. To be sure, read Keizertimes.  Keizertimes

The 54th graduating class of McNary High School took the big walk Friday, June 7.

Sports impact will set in this summer  Keizertimes

Construction at McNary High School will begin impacting athletics as soon as this summer. Click the link to find out what's known now.

St. Edward parish sells land to Salem-Keizer schools for $2.26M, ending condemnation fight  Statesman Journal

A months-long dispute over 6 acres of parish land ends as St. Edward Church officials agree to sell to Salem-Keizer Public Schools for $2.26 million.

Prom photos: See photo galleries from Salem, Mid-Willamette Valley proms  Statesman Journal

It's prom season at high schools across the Mid-Willamette Valley. Photographers fanned out to cover the springtime tradition and we've gathered all the photos ...

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 ...

McNary boys soccer team ready to shed underdog label  Statesman Journal

KEIZER – The McNary boys soccer team enters the OSAA Class 6A state tournament in an underdog role. What else is new? The past two seasons McNary lost ...

Latino Club becomes ‘second family’ for students  Keizertimes

McNary High School's Latino Club has grown so quickly, and in such a variety of ways, that it's spun off a second club.

Latino scholars honored | Keizertimes | You think you know. To be sure, read Keizertimes.  Keizertimes

The Latino Action Committee continued its tradition of investing in McNary High School's Latino scholars earlier this month.

Salem-Keizer students pursue graduation through summer credit recovery programs  Statesman Journal

Nearly 1500 Salem-Keizer students are preparing for graduation with the help of summer credit recovery courses. Here's a few of their stories.

Salem-Keizer seeks eminent domain over St. Edward land to begin McNary construction  Salem Reporter

The district is going to court to force the Keizer church to sell six acres of bare land after the church rejected a $1.75 million offer.

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.

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 ...

'The Legend' Coach Anagnos: 1956 — 2019 | Keizertimes | You think you know. To be sure, read Keizertimes.  Keizertimes

Longtime Keizer coach, former First Citizen and all-around supporter of Keizer youth passes after a brief and intense battle with cancer.

Giant bond puts Salem-Keizer facelift in motion

Crews are hammering away at construction projects in the Salem-Keizer School District, about a month before students return to class. The work is funded by the ...

How proposed boundary changes could affect your Salem-Keizer school  Statesman Journal

On Jan. 15, the Salem-Keizer School Board will be presented with proposed boundary adjustments meant to help address overcrowding in the district.

Meet the Salem-Keizer School Board Zone 6 candidates: Here's where they stand  Statesman Journal

Get to know the candidates for Zone 6, and where they stand on the issues.

Top sports news of 2018  Keizertimes

Conference titles for the McNary High School football and boys basketball squads highlight a banner sports year in the city of Keizer. McNary has spent the last ...

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.

School board approves Chromebooks for almost every class, saves $500K  Keizertimes

Costs in the Salem-Keizer Public Schools computer rotation budget are about to be reduced by $500,000. The School Board voted Tuesday to enter a lease ...

St. Edward refuses $1.75 million land offer, vows to fight Salem-Keizer in court  Statesman Journal

After refusing an offer of $1.75 million to sell a 6-acre vacant lot to Salem-Keizer Public Schools, St. Edward Catholic Church is preparing to fight the district in ...

Keizer hoopers receive All-American recognition  Keizertimes

By MATT RAWLINGS Of the Keizertimes. The state of Oregon had 24 prep girls basketball players nominated for the 42nd McDonald's All-American game this ...

McNary sweeps West Salem in dual meet  Keizertimes

By MATT RAWLINGS Of the Keizertimes. Early into the Mountain Valley Conference season, it's clear that the McNary High School swim team is a force to be ...

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 ...

Salem-Keizer community 'not ready for integration' to reach equity in schools  Statesman Journal

Opponents of a new school boundary plan argue not enough is being done to address social, economic inequities segregating Salem-Keizer Public Schools.

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.

McNary senior’s service earns her Elks scholarship  Keizertimes

Abbie McKanzie's *service* to the community could take her all the way to Chicago as part of a scholarship program offered by the Elks Foundation.

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

KEIZER – As a three-year starter for the McNary football team, Josh Schmeltzer is well versed in the Celtics' rich football tradition. Outside the stadium press box ...

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 ...

Salem-Keizer schools moves to acquire land near Auburn Elementary  Statesman Journal

Salem-Keizer Public Schools plans to acquire a 4.37-acre park next to Auburn Elementary School in east Salem for expansions and updates. The land, owned ...

New Salem-Keizer safety director Cliff Carpentier talks about keeping kids safe  Statesman Journal

Cliff Carpentier, Salem-Keizer's new safety and risk management director, talks about his experience in law enforcement and keeping kids safe.

Mental health counselors first priority if Salem-Keizer gets extra schools funding  Salem Reporter

The education package Oregon legislators are considering would give Salem-Keizer schools about $34 million per year: nearly enough to hire one counselor ...

Graneto returns to McNary | Keizertimes | You think you know. To be sure, read Keizertimes.  Keizertimes

Jordan Graneto has spent a lot of time in the gym at McNary High School over the course of his life. As a former Celtic player, Graneto led McNary to ...

Salem-Keizer schools, St. Edward go to court, fight continues over parish land  Statesman Journal

The battle for land owned by St. Edward Catholic Church continued between parish\u00a0and Salem-Keizer Public School attorneys in a hearing Wednesday.

Second in the state: McNary band soars  Keizertimes

The McNary band (wind ensemble) took second place with a final score of 321 at the OSAA State Band Competition on Saturday, May 11 at the LaSells Stewart ...

McNary cooks second to only one | Keizertimes | You think you know. To be sure, read Keizertimes.  Keizertimes

The culinary team at McNary High School made up of Rebecca Hall, Dakota Smith, Madelyn Hurst and Isaac Mallery placed second at the Oregon Restaurant ...

Salem-Keizer school boundary changes in sight

SALEM, Ore. (KOIN) — The latest in a series of public meetings is set for Tuesday evening as the Salem-Keizer Public Schools talk about changing boundaries ...

Iconic play roars into Ken Collins auditorium  Keizertimes

By MATT RAWLINGS Of the Keizertimes Last year, the McNary High School theatre department put on a production of The Wizard of Oz for their annual winter ...

Complaints, solutions abound at McNary community forum  Keizertimes

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes. The Salem-Keizer School District (SKSD) is already planning how it might revamp the McNary High School campus in ...

Eminent domain defense might be breaking new ground  Keizertimes

By ERIC A. HOWALD. Of the Keizertimes. UPDATE: St. Edward Catholic Church has agreed to sell the land in question for $2.26 million. The district will take ...

Ballots are out for Salem-Keizer school board. Here's who's running.  Salem Reporter

Need help with your school board ballot? We've got a quick guide to the candidates and our prior coverage.

Drag Clown with a Cause | Keizertimes | You think you know. To be sure, read Keizertimes.  Keizertimes

McNary alum straddles multiple identities with Looking for Tiger Lily.

Salem-area high school football standings after Oct. 5 games  Statesman Journal

Friday night football highlights: South Salem vs. West Salem. The South Salem vs. West Salem football game at West Salem High School on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018.

Football roundup: McNary and Silverton capture league championships  Statesman Journal

ALBANY — No. 7 Silverton earned a share of the Mid-Willamette Conference championship with a 17-14 victory on a rainy Friday night at No. 3 West Albany.

Booster club raises more than $40000 at auction  Keizertimes

The McNary Athletics Booster Club held their eighth annual auction fundraiser and dinner on Saturday, June 1 at Log House Gardens at Willow Lake, raising ...

The 2019 All-Mid-Valley softball team has been announced. Here's who made the team.  Statesman Journal

Three Mid-Valley softball programs further solidified their status as elite teams in the state of Oregon this season, with Dallas, Dayton and Kennedy all making it ...

A groundbreaking First Citizen  Keizertimes

By ERIC A. HOWALD. Of the Keizertimes. As Vickie Jackson accepted the title and award of Keizer's First Citizen at a banquet Saturday, Jan. 19, she called out ...

Pastor finds brotherhood in mentoring | Keizertimes | You think you know. To be sure, read Keizertimes.  Keizertimes

Tim Davis has been the community pastor at Church on the Hill in Keizer for 12 years now. But back in 2015, Davis felt the need to expand his ministry.

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 ...

Richards looks back on career as McNary AD  Keizertimes

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes. Three things were on Ron Richards' mind as he counted down his final days as McNary High School's athletic director.

The choice in Zone 6: Danielle Bethell | Keizertimes | You think you know. To be sure, read Keizertimes.  Keizertimes

Voters face a decision between two starkly different candidates when it comes to who will represent the Keizer on the Salem-Keizer School District board of ...

Keizer Chamber director Danielle Bethell announces run for school board  Salem Reporter

With three children in Keizer public schools, Danielle Bethell said she's more in touch with the realities of the current classroom and wants to advocate for local ...

Allen and Covalt sign to play at next level  Keizertimes

Less than 8 percent of athletes that played a varsity sport in high school will go onto play in college. That statistic is why this year's National Signing Day was ...

Lockdown follows day of threats at MHS  Keizertimes

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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.

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.

School BSUs grow out of single desire to give back  Keizertimes

Dwight Roberson brings Black Student Union to McNary.

Salem students dish it out at statewide culinary competition  Statesman Journal

Some students graduate from high school knowing how to cook little more than instant ramen or mac and cheese. These are not those students. Teams from ...

Sprague names Chad Barkes new principal  Salem Reporter

An assistant principal and athletic director who got his start in special education nearly two decades ago will lead the Olympians into the 2019-20 school year.

McNary getting new scoreboard  Keizertimes

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes. McNary High School is finally getting that new scoreboard. After discussing a new board during the turf field project in ...

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 ...

Groundbreaking at North kicks off $70 million campus renovation to add new classrooms  Salem Reporter

Salem's oldest high school is the first in the district to undergo renovations as part of a $620 million voter-approved construction package spread over the next ...

AGENDA: Salem-Keizer board considers $1.2 billion budget, new assistant superintendent contracts  Salem Reporter

The Salem-Keizer school board meets 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 11 at the district's Support Services Center, 2575 Commercial Street S.E..

Wrestling reunion to honor coach  Keizertimes

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes. Former McNary High School wrestlers are invited to McNary Restaurant and Lounge on Saturday, Oct. 14 at 5 p.m. for a ...

Graffiti threats spur extra security at Salem, Keizer high schools

The graffiti threats targeted McKay High, though the homes were in Keizer, which serves McNary High. In addition, 'McKay' was misspelled.

Seeking Latino representation, Oregon farmworker union throws muscle into Salem-Keizer school board races  Salem Reporter

Two years ago, PCUN organizers knocked on doors to try to get Latinos engaged in Salem-Keizer school board races. Now, the group's leaders are taking what ...

West Salem student newspaper class cut for 2019-20 school year  Salem Reporter

The Titan Spectator is losing a dedicated class period at West Salem High School because of teacher cuts due to reduced enrollment. The paper will be able to ...

Through our lens: Videos, photos and more from the Statesman Journal's Instagram  Statesman Journal

Statesman Journal staff capture moments in your community.

Strut with your mutt June 2 at Riverfront Park: Holding Court  Statesman Journal

The WillaMutt Strut, a dog-friendly 5K run or 1K walk to benefit the Willamette Humane Society, is set for Sunday, June 2 at Riverfront Park, 200 Water St. NE.

Whiteaker defeats Claggett, punches ticket to championship game  Keizertimes

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes. Whiteaker Middle School's varsity football team stuck with what got it here. Behind 243 rushing yards, the Wolverines ...

Salem-Keizer Volcanoes take new steps to address poor attendance  Statesman Journal

The Salem-Keizer Volcanoes open the season Friday with optimism and an understanding that the opening weekend will set the tone for fans looking for a better ...

Family of McNary student involved in head-on crash issues statement

Teenager, in coma, had surgery to alleviate swelling in his brain and to repair a fractured femur; list is in critical condition.

Everything you need to know about McNary's turf project  Keizertimes

McNary High School will be installing a new artificial turf field this summer. The turf will replace the existing grass field, which means McKay High School will be ...

Class of 2017: McNary High School  Statesman Journal

Graduation ceremonies were at 5 p.m. June 9 at\u00a0Oregon State Fairgrounds Pavilion.

Here's how Salem-Keizer's bond would be used to improve schools if voters say OK  Statesman Journal

A previous version of this story incorrectly stated the size of the bond within state context. The Salem-Keizer bond, if passed, would be the third largest bond in ...

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.

16-year-old identified as victim of fatal Englewood Park shooting  Salem Reporter

Salem police named Ishaq Saleem as the person killed in Englewood Park on Sunday. A suspect has yet to be identified.

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