Topic: Education

Youth Heritage Project

Written on May 9, 2019 at 5:35 am, by

Here’s an edu­ca­tion­al and recre­ation­al oppor­tu­ni­ty for high school aged youth and teach­ers… It’s the Youth Her­itage Project (YHP) — an annu­al mul­ti-day her­itage field school that engages par­tic­i­pants by con­nect­ing them to his­toric, cul­tur­al, and nat­ur­al resources in Wash­ing­ton. YHP engages stu­dents hands-on as they expand their knowl­edge about his­toric preser­va­tion and devel­op an  Con­tin­ue Reading

A Photographic Journey: Climate and Antarctica

Written on May 6, 2019 at 5:49 am, by

On Thurs­day, May 9, 2019, 5:30 pm, at Brick­works (150 Nichols St., Fri­day Har­bor), pho­tog­ra­ph­er, film­mak­er, for­mer NASA researcher, bird expert, and Lopez­ian Peter Cavanagh will present a pho­to­graph­ic jour­ney of a voy­age along the Sco­tia Arc to Antarc­ti­ca. Come learn more about the vast polar desert, its amaz­ing wildlife, and how changes in cli­mate  Con­tin­ue Reading

Downtown Downtime

Written on April 30, 2019 at 10:27 am, by

Help sup­port high­er edu­ca­tion – win a gift bas­ket, val­ued at $500 that includes gift cer­tifi­cates for food, relax­ation AND enter­tain­ment!  Raf­fle tick­ets are $5.00 each or 5 for $20.00. We’ll be sell­ing raf­fle tick­ets at the next Sat­ur­day Farm­ers Mar­ket on May 4th.  They’ll also be avail­able for pur­chase dur­ing busi­ness hours at Deer Hazel.

FHHS Visual Art Students Win Big

Written on April 30, 2019 at 10:10 am, by

(Click any of the images above to enlarge) Fri­day Har­bor High School art stu­dents dom­i­nat­ed the North­west Edu­ca­tion­al Ser­vice Dis­trict 189 Region­al Art Com­pe­ti­tion in Ana­cortes. Dur­ing the awards cer­e­mo­ny on Fri­day March 15th our stu­dents won 4 out of the 8 top awards, and earned $4,000 in art schol­ar­ships. Win­ning half of the total  Con­tin­ue Reading

Running Start Info Night

Written on April 29, 2019 at 5:50 am, by

The San Juan Cen­ter of Skag­it Val­ley Col­lege  to Host “Run­ning Start” info night If you are an aca­d­e­m­i­cal­ly moti­vat­ed high school junior or senior, Run­ning Start may be of inter­est to you and your fam­i­ly! The Run­ning Start pro­gram at Skag­it Val­ley College/San Juan Cen­ter offers high school juniors and seniors the oppor­tu­ni­ty to take  Con­tin­ue Reading

Beyond the War on Invasive Species with author Tao Orion

Written on April 29, 2019 at 5:45 am, by

The Grange invites you to this upcom­ing meal and lec­ture… Join us May 9 for a thought­ful dis­cus­sion of how we can approach gar­den­ing, farm­ing, forestry, and land man­age­ment with a more nuanced under­stand­ing of inva­sive species. How can we mim­ic nature in man­ag­ing the over­abun­dance of a par­tic­u­lar species? Part of the San Juan  Con­tin­ue Reading

SJISD Board Of Directors Appoints Board Member For Vacancy

Written on April 29, 2019 at 5:43 am, by

Last Wednes­day evening, April 24, 2019, the Board of Direc­tors of San Juan Island School Dis­trict swore in appointee Bri­an Moore to fill the posi­tion #5 unex­pired term vacat­ed by Jack McKen­na until the elec­tion in Novem­ber, 2019.  Mr. Moore accept­ed the posi­tion. His respon­si­bil­i­ties on the Board of Direc­tors began imme­di­ate­ly. If Mr. Moore con­tin­ues  Con­tin­ue Reading

Fill Up the Fund

Written on April 26, 2019 at 8:46 am, by

Don’t for­get — today’s the day to go fill your tank at IPS… On Fri­day, April 26th Island Petro­le­um Ser­vices (IPS) will donate 50 cents per gal­lon sold on this day to San Juan Island Ser­vice Schol­ar­ship, sim­i­lar to the Din­ing for Schol­ars fundrais­er event. AND — the Inter­act stu­dent ser­vice club will host a hot dog  Con­tin­ue Reading