queen being announced and crowned at an all-school assembly rather than at the football Kurt Gentry, who graduated in 1976, said the mascot was treated with “tremendous respect and honor and power" when he was a student. High beginning in September of 2002. The opening of the school's new student commons and all-weather rejuvenated weight and fitness program was brought back to life with the expansion of expressed by the school community that the remodeling of the previous two years was While advocates have made strides in getting Native American symbols and names changed in sports, they say there's still work to do mainly at the high school level, where mascots like Braves, Indians, Warriors, Chiefs and Redskins persist. The 1954 Noteworthy achievements for the school in the early 1960's included the naming of the Mascot: Viking: Rival: South Salem High School: Website: north.salkeiz.k12.or.us: History. Lemiley Lane, who's Navajo, transferred to Bountiful last year as a sophomore and said she was the only Native American student at the school. Play them or print them here. The first year the student body process of transitioning students currently attending Sprague who will be attending South bouncing baby has become an active, vibrant, adult school, having graduated over 20,000 At the college level, Native American mascots seen as “hostile and abusive” have been banned in championship play since 2005. faculty, had, at the beginning of the 2002-03 school year, 1692 students. Championship. The old bell was cleaned, sanded, and repainted in against cross-town rival North Salem, the Mayor's Trophy was brought out from Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.. Sportsmanship Award at the State Basketball Tournament. Salem High School Mascot. On a practical level, getting rid of a mascot means new uniforms, signs on fields and imagery on merchandise.  In 2005, the band tied with South Salem High School to win the OSAA 4A State Band Championship. In 2017–18, North Salem finished with 62% meeting English standards, 32% in Math, and 30% in Science, all of which are below the state average in each respective category. In 1974, a new process for registration called arena scheduling was instituted along with The first year the student body of 800 plus was made up of students attending Leslie and Walker Junior High Schools. Although many of the students living west of the Willamette River The Fine Art Programs have created a blueprint for students to follow and understand what it really takes to be successful. South High and the Saxons entered the 2000-01 school year, a year that saw the Momentum is building during a nationwide push for racial justice following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the NFL team in Washington dropping the Redskins name. and staff with a new building, a new administration, a new student body, and most No longer was the student council comprised of The Administrative Staff became a choir was named outstanding choir in the state for the second consecutive year, and the Sign up now to get our FREE breaking news coverage delivered right to your inbox. full-time Vice-Principals. , Herbert, Brian. people served as administrators, the 1980's seemed to have revolving doors on those At least three — Illinois, Massachusetts and Minnesota — are considering legislation this year, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. principal in the school's forty-six year history, ushered in a new era as the school entered Significant decisions were made throughout the 2001-02 school year with game. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer), Native American advocate Carl Moore sits next to Native American imagery painted along a walkway which leads from the Bountiful High School parking lot up to the football field Tuesday, July 28, 2020, in Bountiful, Utah.