Topic: Education

Skagit Valley College Fall Community Ed Program

Written on September 26, 2019 at 10:14 am, by

A Reminder: Skag­it Val­ley Col­lege (SVC) is offer­ing a unique self-help pro­gram that has become an impor­tant bridge between ancient wis­dom, West­ern med­i­cine, and mod­ern life sci­ence. Yi Ren Qigong Foun­da­tion 1A pro­vides the tools to acti­vate and keep your ener­getic bat­tery charged to empow­er your life and allow you to make life changes. The  Con­tin­ue Reading

Kids Coding Classes

Written on September 25, 2019 at 5:43 am, by

Now Reg­is­ter­ing for Kids Cod­ing Class­es at San Juan Island Library The San Juan Island Library and San Juan Island 4‑H are offer­ing com­put­er cod­ing class­es for kids in grades 4th and 5th. Class­es are free and are held the fol­low­ing days from 3:00 — 4:30 PM in the Library Meet­ing Room: Thurs­day, Oct. 3 Thurs­day, Oct. 10 Thurs­day,  Con­tin­ue Reading

Letter from the Superintendent

Written on September 17, 2019 at 8:34 am, by

Dear Won­der­ful Com­mu­ni­ty Mem­bers, What a won­der­ful start of the school year! The schools were immac­u­late­ly clean, the teach­ers cre­at­ed warm and invit­ing learn­ing envi­ron­ments, and all admin­is­tra­tive staff worked hard to ensure that all was orga­nized and mov­ing smooth­ly. We are hap­py to be ful­ly back in action, serv­ing our trea­sured stu­dents and the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Dirt Rich Film Showing at Brickworks

Written on August 31, 2019 at 5:47 am, by

In col­lab­o­ra­tion with the San Juan Island Fall Farm Tour (, Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val will screen Dirt Rich at 6:30 pm on Sep­tem­ber 20 at Brick­works. Marceli­na Cra­vat, the film’s direc­tor, will lead a live­ly post-show dis­cus­sion. Admis­sion is free. Dona­tions will be accept­ed to sup­port SJI Farm Tours. A pre-show social will begin  Con­tin­ue Reading

Cub Scouts Join Night

Written on August 28, 2019 at 5:45 am, by

Come and join the Cub Scouts! When: this Thurs­day evening 6:30 pm to 8 pm Where: in the base­ment of the Amer­i­can Legion Post on First Street Who: boys and girls grades K‑5 Why: to bond with your child in a struc­tured and safe char­ac­ter build­ing envi­ron­ment Con­tact Unit Com­mis­sion­er Eric Stone for more details at  Con­tin­ue Reading

New Island Rec Swim Class

Written on August 26, 2019 at 5:44 am, by

Island Rec is offer­ing a new install­ment of swim lessons this fall for var­i­ous ages and skill lev­els. Our fea­tured class is: All Swim (Ages 6+). The only pre­req­ui­site of this class is a desire to be a bet­ter swim­mer. Mul­ti­ple instruc­tors take your child to the next lev­el. There is struc­tured time for water  Con­tin­ue Reading

Skagit/Islands Head Start receives $7,817,445 five-year grant

Written on August 24, 2019 at 5:44 am, by

Skag­it Val­ley Col­lege Skagit/Islands Head Start (SIHS) is pleased to announce that they have received a notice of award from the Depart­ment of Health and Human Ser­vices, Admin­is­tra­tion for Chil­dren and Fam­i­lies, Office of Head Start and will receive a grant total­ing $7,817,445 for Ear­ly Head Start and Head Start. The five-year grant runs from Sep­tem­ber  Con­tin­ue Reading

America’s Boating Course

Written on August 23, 2019 at 5:47 am, by

The Fall edi­tion of America’s Boat­ing Course will be start­ing Sep­tem­ber 11th and run­ning for four Wednes­day evenings at Skag­it Val­ley Col­lege from 6:30–9:30 pm. This is a good way to get the Wash­ing­ton State Boaters Edu­ca­tion Card and we include On-the-Water-Train­ing as part of the course. A com­pre­hen­sive boat­ing infor­ma­tion man­u­al is also includ­ed  Con­tin­ue Reading