Topic: Education

Print and Photo Workshops This Month at Alchemy Art Center

Written on July 16, 2019 at 8:08 am, by

Alche­my Art Cen­ter is con­tin­u­ing it’s vis­it­ing artist series with two incred­i­ble week­end work­shops this month. Water­col­or Mono­types: Land­scapes is being offered Sat­ur­day and Sun­day, July 20–21 at Alche­my. This class will explore a print­mak­ing tech­nique that is per­fect for painters, or for any­one inter­est­ed in a ver­sa­tile and flu­id form of expres­sion. Nik­ki Bar­ber is  Con­tin­ue Reading

Fading Sound

Written on July 15, 2019 at 7:54 am, by

On July 15th at the Orca Sur­vey Out­reach & Edu­ca­tion Cen­ter at 185 S. First Street, we will be show­ing a doc­u­men­tary film called “Fad­ing Sound” that was pro­duced by Fri­day Har­bor High School stu­dents Blake Bud­will and Luke Erik­son. This film focus­es on the threats fac­ing South­ern Res­i­dent killer whales. Blake Bud­will will be  Con­tin­ue Reading

Got a Whale of a Question?

Written on July 12, 2019 at 5:47 am, by

Stop by and chat with one of the Vol­un­teer Nat­u­ral­ists at the West­side Pre­serve mid­dle pullover south of Lime Kiln, and at Lime Kiln Whale Watch Wall this week­end. Hap­py to answer your ques­tions and share infor­ma­tion about the whales and the Sal­ish Sea!! 11am-2pm Sat­ur­day 7–13–19 West­side Pre­serve 2pm-5pm Sun­day 7–14–19 Lime Kiln depends on weath­er–  Con­tin­ue Reading

DEEP DIVE: The Documentaries

Written on July 11, 2019 at 5:48 am, by

“Deep Dive: the doc­u­men­taries” will be held on July 13 at the San Juan Island Com­mu­ni­ty The­ater at 100 2nd Street North in Fri­day Har­bor, WA from 9:30 AM to 5 PM. (A satel­lite event of “Deep Dive: the exhib­it” at San Juan Islands Muse­um of Art in Fri­day Har­bor, WA. The exhib­it runs from  Con­tin­ue Reading

Tide Bites

Written on July 2, 2019 at 5:46 am, by

Tra­di­tions and Tran­si­tions Fri­day Har­bor Lab­o­ra­to­ries Direc­tor Bil­lie J. Swalla’s con­nec­tion with FHL has spanned sev­er­al decades. She moved to the Uni­ver­si­ty of Wash­ing­ton in 1999 as an Assis­tant Pro­fes­sor for the oppor­tu­ni­ty to work and teach at FHL. In 2012 she was Act­ing Direc­tor, then became Inter­im Direc­tor and was appoint­ed FHL Direc­tor in 2014.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Thank You!

Written on July 1, 2019 at 5:41 am, by

Thank You Unit­ed Way of San Juan Coun­ty Fri­day Har­bor Ele­men­tary School would like to extend a sin­cere THANK YOU to Unit­ed Way of San Juan Coun­ty for sup­port­ing our after school Read­ing Enrich­ment pro­gram. Thanks to their sup­port, we pro­vid­ed addi­tion­al read­ing instruc­tion to eigh­teen stu­dents in sec­ond and third grades this past spring.  Con­tin­ue Reading

DEEP DIVE: the documentaries

Written on June 28, 2019 at 5:54 am, by

One-Time Only- Voic­es of Our Sal­ish Sea Don’t miss the oppor­tu­ni­ty to expe­ri­ence leg­endary speak­ers on our ocean life in one room on one day. Be the first to pre­view new films by marine experts on orcas, salmon and the Sal­ish Sea spon­sored by the San Juan Islands Muse­um of Art (SJIMA). On Sat­ur­day, July 13,  Con­tin­ue Reading

SJICF Awards $177k in Scholarships, Academic Awards

Written on June 27, 2019 at 5:52 am, by

Anoth­er end of the school year sig­nals a new schol­ar­ship awards sea­son at the San Juan Island Com­mu­ni­ty Foun­da­tion! Over the last few months, SJICF has award­ed $177,000 in col­lege schol­ar­ships and awards to 39 local stu­dents for the 2019–2020 school year. 9 grad­u­at­ing seniors from Fri­day Har­bor High School and 3 from Spring Street Inter­na­tion­al School were  Con­tin­ue Reading