Topic: Education

School Board Meeting

Written on June 24, 2020 at 12:16 pm, by

On Wednes­day, June 24, 2020, the San Juan Island School Dis­trict Board of Direc­tors will hold a reg­u­lar School Board Meet­ing at 5:00 pm as a Zoom meet­ing.   There will also be an Exec­u­tive Ses­sion at 4:00 pm, not open to the pub­lic, in accor­dance with RCW  In accor­dance with RCW 42.30.110(g) to eval­u­ate the qual­i­fi­ca­tions of an appli­cant for pub­lic employ­ment or to review the per­for­mance of  Con­tin­ue Reading

Visitors Bureau Awards $3000 in Scholarship

Written on June 19, 2020 at 8:03 am, by

The San Juan Islands Vis­i­tors Bureau is pleased to announce the recip­i­ents of its 3rd Annu­al Tourism/Business/Communications Schol­ar­ships, award­ed to four mem­bers of the Class of 2020 who are grad­u­at­ing from island high schools. Con­grat­u­la­tions to Tyler Sovelove (Lopez Island High School), Cam­ryn Thomp­son (Orcas Island High School), Josephine Cros­by (Fri­day Har­bor High School), and  Con­tin­ue Reading

Soroptimists Award $3,000 Scholarship

Written on June 17, 2020 at 7:40 pm, by

Sorop­ti­mist Inter­na­tion­al of Fri­day Har­bor is the local club of a world-wide ser­vice orga­ni­za­tion whose mis­sion is improv­ing the lives of women and girls. This year, through the gen­er­ous sup­port of our Fri­day Har­bor com­mu­ni­ty, we are excit­ed to award a $3,000 STEM schol­ar­ship to Rachel Snow of Fri­day Har­bor High School. Rachel will attend the  Con­tin­ue Reading

“Back with a Twist: Inner Journey Collage© Online”

Written on June 12, 2020 at 4:20 pm, by

Col­lage isn’t just a fun activ­i­ty or a way of clev­er­ly recy­cling old mag­a­zines and greet­ing cards. Col­lage can be one form of art ther­a­py that heals! That research-based asser­tion inspired me to cre­ate Inner Jour­ney Col­lage© (IJC) for women in 2012. Since then, IJC work­shops have been held at island venues like XYZ Move­ment  Con­tin­ue Reading

Scouting has Restarted on San Juan Island

Written on June 12, 2020 at 10:50 am, by

Troop Meet­ings are open for all young Men & Women ages 10.5 — 17 Thurs­days 6:30–8 at Camp Bog­a­r­dus Cub Pack Meet­ings are open for all young Boys & Girls ages 6 — 10.5 Wednes­days 5:30–6:30 at Camp Bog­a­r­dus Sea Scout Meet­ings, will restart soon for all Men & Women ages 14–20 Please con­tact Scout­mas­ter /  Con­tin­ue Reading

The Power to Change

Written on June 10, 2020 at 6:15 am, by

If you are suf­fer­ing from the effects of domes­tic vio­lence or sex­u­al abuse, you are invit­ed to take part in a women’s group which will lead you towards the love and care you desire for your­self and oth­ers. This 8 week course begins on June 23rd, 2020 and runs from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. The course  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Rec ‑Summer Virtual Class Offerings

Written on June 6, 2020 at 5:58 am, by

Island Rec is excit­ed to offer a few vir­tu­al pro­grams this Sum­mer. Reg­is­tra­tion opens Mon­day June 8th at 7:00am online. We have offer­ings for a wide range of age groups avail­able. Please vis­it our web­site for the com­plete list, and reg­is­tra­tion. For ques­tions, please call 360–378‑4953.

Free Summer Reading Program Take-Home Kits

Written on June 5, 2020 at 1:54 pm, by

To Be Dis­trib­uted for Chil­dren and Teens at FHES on Fri­day, June 12 and Sat­ur­day, June 13 Due to com­mu­ni­ty clo­sures and social dis­tanc­ing mea­sures, the San Juan Island Library’s sum­mer pro­gram will be a bit dif­fer­ent for 2020. San Juan Island Library Youth Ser­vices will be offer­ing Sum­mer Read­ing Pro­gram take-home kits for our island  Con­tin­ue Reading

Medicare 101

Written on June 5, 2020 at 10:43 am, by

Do you find Medicare a mys­tery? Are you unsure which Medicare plan is best for you? Join SHIBA online for a vir­tu­al Medicare 101 class where we will cov­er the “A, B, C, Ds” of Medicare. Our cer­ti­fied SHIBA vol­un­teers will be avail­able to answer all of your ques­tions. Tues­day, July 14, 2020 at 1:00 pm  Con­tin­ue Reading

Skagit Valley College Announces New Instant Chat Feature

Written on June 2, 2020 at 10:06 am, by

We’re Online with You! Just in time for Sum­mer Quar­ter reg­is­tra­tion, Skag­it Val­ley Col­lege is pleased to announce UChat, a new instant chat fea­ture designed to eas­i­ly con­nect stu­dents and prospec­tive stu­dents with our teams in Enroll­ment Ser­vices, Admis­sions, TRIO Stu­dent Ser­vices, Ath­let­ics, Coun­sel­ing and Advis­ing, and Stu­dent Equi­ty and Inclu­sion. Access­ing UChat is sim­ple: to  Con­tin­ue Reading

FHHS 2020 Graduation Car Parade and Celebration

Written on June 1, 2020 at 8:04 am, by

The Fri­day Har­bor High School Class of 2020 invites the com­mu­ni­ty to their 2020 Grad­u­a­tion Car Parade and Cel­e­bra­tion.  On Sat­ur­day, June 6th, after Vir­tu­al Com­mence­ment, grad­u­ates will cel­e­brate with a car parade through down­town Fri­day Har­bor.  The entire com­mu­ni­ty is invit­ed to line the side­walks and show their sup­port for this year’s grad­u­ates.  The  Con­tin­ue Reading

Congratulations Class of 2020!

Written on May 29, 2020 at 5:12 pm, by

Grad­u­a­tion — Fri­day Har­bor High School Class of 2020 on June 6, 2020 The fac­ul­ty and staff of Fri­day Har­bor High School would like to invite you to join us in cel­e­brat­ing our grad­u­at­ing class of 2020 dur­ing our vir­tu­al com­mence­ment cer­e­mo­ny.  Accord­ing to FHHS Prin­ci­pal Fred Woods, “The class of 2020 is an amaz­ing class.  Con­tin­ue Reading

“Grow Your Own Food” Program

Written on May 27, 2020 at 2:16 pm, by

With so many unknowns hap­pen­ing for all of us it is easy to stray from the pos­i­tive events hap­pen­ing every day that make our world bet­ter. Often, those events are acts of kind­ness that deserve cel­e­bra­tion. Some­times those events are as sim­ple as help­ing oth­ers plant a gar­den. Last spring, the WSU Mas­ter Gar­den­er pro­gram,  Con­tin­ue Reading

Letter to the Community from San Juan Island School District Superintendent Kari McVeigh

Written on May 26, 2020 at 12:20 pm, by

May 2020 Dear Won­der­ful Com­mu­ni­ty Mem­bers, The 2019–2020 school year is wind­ing to a close, and what a year it has been! We start­ed last sum­mer with our Aero­space Design team under the guid­ance of teacher Dan Gar­ner, becom­ing inter­na­tion­al cham­pi­ons and we end this school year with our First/Second grade Sci­ence Team under the  Con­tin­ue Reading

FHHS Aerospace Team earns Entry into the 2020 International Space Settlement Design Competition

Written on May 21, 2020 at 7:18 am, by

Last sum­mer, the Fri­day Har­bor High School Aero­space Design team brought home a World Cham­pi­onship title from the Inter­na­tion­al Space Set­tle­ment Com­pe­ti­tion held at NASA. This year, the FHHS Aero­space Team (Island Orbital Tech­nolo­gies) has once again earned their way back to the Inter­na­tion­al Space Set­tle­ment Design Com­pe­ti­tion World Finals with a top-four design pro­pos­al entry.  After  Con­tin­ue Reading

A Note from Skagit Valley College

Written on May 21, 2020 at 7:18 am, by

We’re Online with You! Skag­it Val­ley Col­lege announces Sum­mer Quar­ter will be offered most­ly online Yes, Skag­it Val­ley Col­lege is open! We’re just doing things a lit­tle dif­fer­ent­ly. Our key focus is to meet you where you are right now. We’ve adapt­ed our instruc­tion, ser­vices, and resources to meet your needs and sup­port the health and  Con­tin­ue Reading