Topic: Education

School Board Meeting

Written on May 28, 2019 at 5:43 am, by

On Wednes­day May 29, 2019, the San Juan Island School Dis­trict Board of Direc­tors will hold a reg­u­lar School Board Meet­ing at 5:00 pm in the high school library.  This is an open pub­lic meet­ing.  All pub­lic com­ment, with the excep­tion of pub­lic hear­ings on pol­i­cy, bud­get or oth­er spe­cif­ic items, will be heard dur­ing  Con­tin­ue Reading

Disc Golf Community Project

Written on May 22, 2019 at 11:16 am, by

Soma Andrews and Jaden Jones are part of the com­mu­ni­ty projects class at Fri­day Har­bor High School. Their project is improv­ing the course at the Roche Har­bor Disc Golf Course by clear­ing fair­ways, fill­ing pot­holes, and cre­at­ing a brochure to adver­tise for the course. As part of the project, hey wrote the fol­low­ing short arti­cle  Con­tin­ue Reading

Evaluators Needed For Community Projects

Written on May 21, 2019 at 9:01 am, by

Jen­ny Wil­son shares this request with you… The Com­mu­ni­ty Ser­vice-Learn­ing Projects class at Fri­day Har­bor High School is a chance for juniors to explore their pas­sions and strengths by design­ing a project with a com­mu­ni­ty part­ner that address­es a need in the com­mu­ni­ty. By design­ing and com­plet­ing a mean­ing­ful project it is hoped that stu­dents will  Con­tin­ue Reading

FHHS Aerospace Team Invited to World Finals for International Space Settlement Design

Written on May 17, 2019 at 5:45 am, by

The Fri­day Har­bor High School Aero­space Design Team has just received results from the qual­i­fy­ing round of the Inter­na­tion­al Space Set­tle­ment Design Com­pe­ti­tion. Based on the judges’ eval­u­a­tion of our work, Fri­day Har­bor pro­duced one of the top four design pro­pos­als in North Amer­i­ca and are now invit­ed to the World Finals held at NASA’s  Con­tin­ue Reading

Alchemy Art Center Launches Artist in Residence Program

Written on May 15, 2019 at 5:44 am, by

This June, Alche­my Art Cen­ter is launch­ing their brand new Artists in Res­i­dence pro­gram with print mak­er Katy Col­lier and pho­tog­ra­ph­er Tess Mal­i­jen­ovsky. Katy and Tess will be resid­ing and work­ing at Alche­my, as well as teach­ing week­ly class­es and week­end work­shops. Katy Col­lier is an accom­plished artist and instruc­tor based in Greens­boro, North Car­oli­na.   Con­tin­ue Reading

Home Trust Outreach Ornaments and 11th Grade Community Projects

Written on May 14, 2019 at 5:50 am, by

San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty Home Trust mem­ber Char­lene (Chary) Caren was brain­storm­ing what to do for this year’s home trust out­reach when she hit upon the idea of lit­tle wood­en orna­ments in the shapes of their hous­es — 12 dif­fer­ent ones based on real homes in their 3 neigh­bor­hoods: Sun Rise I, Sun Rise II and Salal.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Sky Dome Planetarium

Written on May 13, 2019 at 5:46 am, by

Come check out the stars and con­stel­la­tions with the Sky­Dome Plan­e­tar­i­um, at the Fri­day Har­bor Ele­men­tary School gym on Fri­day, May 17 at 6:30 pm. Inside an inflat­able plan­e­tar­i­um, a Sky­Dome edu­ca­tor will lead you on a jour­ney through space. All ages wel­­come- chil­dren must be accom­pa­nied by an adult. Please reg­is­ter at the Library as space  Con­tin­ue Reading

Journey of the Soul – Life, Death and Beyond

Written on May 13, 2019 at 5:43 am, by

The pos­i­tive aspects of change Com­ing soon to Mullis Cen­ter: A pro­gram to edu­cate peo­ple about the impor­tance and pos­i­tive aspects of aging and dying. We believe in hon­or­ing an indi­vid­u­al’s right to a peace­ful pass­ing. This work­shop will pro­vide the knowl­edge and tools for you to make sound choic­es in life. It will refresh  Con­tin­ue Reading