Topic: Education

Shoreline Landowner Workshop

Written on May 4, 2016 at 5:34 am, by

Shore­line ero­sion man­age­ment focus of free work­shop Shore­line landown­ers of San Juan Coun­ty com­mu­ni­ties are invit­ed to attend a free work­shop on shore­line ero­sion man­age­ment from 11:00am to 2:00pm on Sat­ur­day, May 14, 2016 at The Orcas Fire & Res­cue Meet­ing Room, 45 Laven­der Ln., East­sound. The work­shop is free but reg­is­tra­tion is request­ed by  Con­tin­ue Reading

Thank You United Way

Written on May 4, 2016 at 5:31 am, by

Tere­sa Tilton of FHES shares this thank you let­ter… Dear Edi­tor, I am writ­ing this let­ter in sup­port of Unit­ed Way of San Juan Coun­ty. The Spe­cial Pal Pro­gram (P.I.P) is one of the pro­grams avail­able at Fri­day Har­bor Ele­men­tary School designed to help each stu­dent have the most suc­cess­ful learn­ing expe­ri­ence pos­si­ble. P.I.P staff  Con­tin­ue Reading

Garden Club: Salish Seeds Project

Written on May 2, 2016 at 5:45 am, by

Please join us to hear Eliza describe the Sal­ish Seeds Project which pro­duces plants and seeds of native island wild­flow­ers and grass­es for local restora­tion projects. Learn how the seeds are col­lect­ed, tend­ed in the nurs­ery, and even­tu­al­ly plant­ed in restora­tion zones on pre­serves. It will be a fas­ci­nat­ing and worth­while pro­gram! At every San  Con­tin­ue Reading

Orcas Island and The Marshall Strawberry

Written on May 1, 2016 at 5:37 am, by

Here’s a press release from our neigh­bors on Orcas Island… The Mar­shall Straw­ber­ry and the Olga Straw­ber­ry Bar­rel­ing Plant lega­cy on Orcas Island were short-lived and shared suc­cinct­ly inter­twined lega­cies. Not every­one knows that what is now com­mon­ly referred to as the Art­works Build­ing was orig­i­nal­ly the Olga Straw­ber­ry Bar­rel­ing Plant and holds a spe­cial  Con­tin­ue Reading

Battle of the Bands

Written on April 30, 2016 at 10:43 am, by

San Juan Update high school intern Brook Ashcraft shares this report on last week’s event at Brick­works… The wit­ty and hum­ble Eric Sable host­ed the first annu­al Bat­tle of the Bands at Brick­works on April 22nd. The event fea­tured music by Mon­keys Like Bananas, the FHHS Com­bo Band, Funks­giv­ing, and oth­ers. There was danc­ing, a beat-box  Con­tin­ue Reading

Community Dinner

Written on April 29, 2016 at 5:44 am, by

Com­mu­ni­ty Din­ner next Wednes­day, May 4th! At the FHHS Com­mons from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Join us for a Cin­co de Mayo Cel­e­bra­tion (a day ear­ly)! The tal­ent­ed Bal­let Folk­loriko Monar­ca dancers will join us around 6:15! On the menu: Smoked Pork Car­ni­­tas- Apple­wood smoked pork shoul­der Grilled Chick­en Tacos- Drap­er Val­ley chick­en thigh Beans- Slow sim­mered NW black beans Span­ish Rice- Sea­soned  Con­tin­ue Reading

6th Graders Presentation

Written on April 28, 2016 at 5:27 pm, by

FHES 6th graders, in col­lab­o­ra­tion with the Kwiaht orga­ni­za­tion, will be host­ing a Pol­li­na­tor Cel­e­bra­tion, a Hon­ey Tast­ing and a Research Gar­den Ded­i­ca­tion,  onFri­day, April 29th from 9:00 to 11:00 am. The Research Gar­den Ded­i­ca­tion from the 6th graders to the sup­port­ing orga­ni­za­tions of Kwiaht and San Juan Pub­lic Schools Foun­da­tion begins at 9:30. Also, a spe­cial  Con­tin­ue Reading

Washington Achievement Award for FHES

Written on April 28, 2016 at 4:29 pm, by

SJI School Dis­trict Super­in­ten­dent Dan­na Diaz shares this let­ter to the com­mu­ni­ty… Fri­day Har­bor Ele­men­tary School receives the Wash­ing­ton Achieve­ment Award Spring is here and we are hav­ing beau­ti­ful weath­er in Fri­day Har­bor. Stu­dents and teach­ers are back from spring break and we are busy teach­ing and learn­ing. On April 7, we received news that Fri­day  Con­tin­ue Reading