PHOTOS: Check out the new addition at South Salem High School

Marice Phelipe

Students, teachers and South Salem High School supporters on Thursday celebrated the completion of an $84 million renovation adding more classrooms and specialized space for arts and technology programs.

The rebuilt Rose Auditorium in the new addition at South Salem High School on Oct. 21, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

New classrooms, theater space and a professional kitchen are among the additions to South Salem High School following an $84 million renovation that wrapped up this fall.

It’s the fourth high school in the Salem-Keizer School District to undergo an expansion after voters approved a property tax increase in 2018 to put $620 million toward construction projects at local schools.

READ MORE: Rebuilt 900 seat Rose Auditorium anchors South Salem High School expansion

A crowd listens to speakers during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new addition at South Salem High School on Oct. 21, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

Principal Lara Tiffin speaks during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new addition at South Salem High School on Oct. 21, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter) A courtyard next to the new addition at South Salem High School on Oct. 21, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

A private music practice room in the new addition at South Salem High School on Oct. 21, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

The foyer next to the reconstructed Rose Auditorium in the new addition at South Salem High School on Oct. 21, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

A life skills room in the new addition at South Salem High School on Oct. 21, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

A graphic design lab in the new addition at South Salem High School on Oct. 21, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

The choir room in the new addition at South Salem High School on Oct. 21, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

A culinary arts room in the new addition at South Salem High School on Oct. 21, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

The scene shop in the new addition at South Salem High School on Oct. 21, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

The band room in the new addition at South Salem High School on Oct. 21, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

Phones livecast a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new addition at South Salem High School on Oct. 21, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

A dressing room area in the new addition at South Salem High School on Oct. 21, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

A culinary arts room in the new addition at South Salem High School on Oct. 21, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

A broadcast journalism room in the new addition at South Salem High School on Oct. 21, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

A broadcast journalism lab in the new addition at South Salem High School on Oct. 21, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

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