Topic: Education

Know Your Islanders Event Discusses ‘Food as Medicine’

Written on April 30, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From San Juan Island Library The San Juan Island Library presents the next Know Your Islanders event at 7 p.m., Wednes­day, May 5 over Zoom. Join Pearl Schu­man as she shares her per­son­al health jour­ney, which began on her small fam­i­ly farm on San Juan Island. She will define “food as med­i­cine” and dis­cuss why it’s  Con­tin­ue Reading

Take Child Care Survey For Parents, Businesses to Close Service Gaps on San Juan Island

Written on April 19, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From the Joyce L. Sobel Fam­i­ly Resource Cen­ter In Novem­ber 2020, the Joyce L. Sobel Fam­i­ly Resource Cen­ter received a Child­care Part­ner­ship Grant from the Wash­ing­ton Depart­ment of Com­merce to con­duct a com­­mu­ni­­ty-wide assess­ment of child care needs and cre­ate an action plan to improve capac­i­ty. Options include infant and tod­dler care, longer child care  Con­tin­ue Reading

Adults Can Finish High School Through Skagit Valley College

Written on April 18, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From Skag­it Val­ley Col­lege Skag­it Val­ley Col­lege invites all adult learn­ers to attend Skag­it Val­ley Col­lege Achieve Week April 19–23. Achieve Week is designed for indi­vid­u­als who may be con­sid­er­ing start­ing at Skag­it Val­ley Col­lege for sum­mer or fall quar­ters, and who are inter­est­ed in high school com­ple­tion or cer­tifi­cate or degree com­ple­tion. Whether you  Con­tin­ue Reading

League of Women Voters Hosts Online Lecture Featuring Local Immigration Author

Written on April 14, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From the League of Women Vot­ers of the San Juans The League of Women Vot­ers of the San Juans is hold­ing its mem­ber­ship meet­ing, which is open to the pub­lic, at noon, Mon­day, April 19 over Zoom. We have an excit­ing and infor­ma­tive speak­er: our own Susan Mar­tin, who is a league board mem­ber. She will dis­cuss  Con­tin­ue Reading

New Children’s Book Features Orcas Conservation On San Juan Island

Written on April 11, 2021 at 10:09 am, by

From Twist­ed Orca Twist­ed Orca released “I am 99” April 6, the lat­est in a series of books designed to encour­age a love of marine con­ser­va­tion in chil­dren. “I am 99” brings chil­dren from all over the world to Fri­day Har­bor, Wash­ing­ton as they join Sailor-Lyn’s mis­sion to save the endan­gered orcas she loves so much. Will  Con­tin­ue Reading

Kids Can Join Hands-On Masonry Project Online With EDC, 4‑H

Written on April 10, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil Kids from all over San Juan Coun­ty have a chance to do a free, fun mason­ry project put on by the San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil and Wash­ing­ton State Uni­ver­si­ty Extension’s San Juan Coun­ty 4‑H Pro­gram. Dave Koch, retired stone­ma­son, is donat­ing his time and labor to  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan County EDC Hosts CAD, 3D Printing Course

Written on April 9, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From the San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil Those seek­ing to enter a new career or boost their job skills are invit­ed to learn Com­put­er Aid­ed Design, or CAD, in a free, online class offered by the Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil. Brett Paul, staff engi­neer at Lux­el, will be teach­ing a five-week intro­duc­tion to CAD, from  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan Kindergarten Registration Opens March 24

Written on March 18, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From Fri­day Har­bor Ele­men­tary School Will your child be 5 on or before Aug. 31, 2021? Stop by Fri­day Har­bor Ele­men­tary School kinder­garten reg­is­tra­tion, 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednes­day, March 24. Assis­tance will be avail­able. You are wel­comed to sit in the cafe­te­ria to fill out your pack­et or pick up and com­plete at home. Please bring your  Con­tin­ue Reading