Topic: Education

Ocean Outbreak

Written on April 12, 2019 at 5:44 am, by

Book Talk: Drew Harvell will dis­cuss her book, Ocean Out­break: Con­fronting the Ris­ing Tide of Marine Dis­ease. This pre­sen­ta­tion will include updates on Sea Star Wast­ing Dis­ease and salmon health in our Puget Sound waters. Drew is a local author and res­i­dent sci­en­tist at Fri­day Har­bor Lab­o­ra­to­ries. A book sign­ing and recep­tion will fol­low the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Kiwanis Supports After-School Reading Program

Written on April 9, 2019 at 5:47 am, by

Kiwa­nis board mem­ber Jer­ry Ball presents a check for $750 from the Fri­day Har­bor Kiwa­nis Club to Fri­day Har­bor Ele­men­tary School for sup­port of their after-school read­ing pro­gram. “The mon­ey that was gen­er­ous­ly donat­ed by the Kiwa­nis Club has allowed us to pur­chase snacks for the kids, which is so impor­tant after a long day  Con­tin­ue Reading

School Board Meeting

Written on April 8, 2019 at 5:41 am, by

On Wednes­day April 10, 2019, the San Juan Island School Dis­trict Board of Direc­tors will hold a Spe­cial School Board Meet­ing in the School Dis­trict Office, 285 Blair Ave.  This is an open pub­lic meet­ing at 5:00 pm with a closed exec­u­tive ses­sion from 5:15 pm — 5:30 pm.  All pub­lic com­ment, with the excep­tion of  Con­tin­ue Reading

SJINHP Accepting Applications for Teacher Ranger Teacher Program

Written on April 4, 2019 at 5:42 am, by

San Juan Island Nation­al His­tor­i­cal Park announces that it is accept­ing appli­ca­tions for the 2019 Teacher Ranger Teacher (TRT) pro­gram. Teacher Ranger Teacher is a pro­fes­sion­al devel­op­ment oppor­tu­ni­ty for K‑12 teach­ers to spend the sum­mer acquir­ing new skills in expe­ri­en­tial learn­ing through a pro­gram pro­vid­ed by a part­ner­ship between the Nation­al Park Ser­vice (NPS) and  Con­tin­ue Reading

Free Low Voltage/Fiber Optic Course Begins Next Week

Written on March 28, 2019 at 5:47 am, by

The San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil (EDC) is part­ner­ing with Rock Island to offer free train­ing in low volt­age wiring and fiber optic instal­la­tion at Fri­day Har­bor High School this April. This lat­est class in the EDC’s Trades Edu­ca­tion Ini­tia­tive is spon­sored by the Wash­ing­ton State Governor’s Strate­gic Reserve Fund, the Wash­ing­ton State Depart­ment of  Con­tin­ue Reading

Dining for Scholars

Written on March 27, 2019 at 11:49 am, by

Din­ing for Schol­ars — Thurs­day, March 28 No cook­ing need­ed on Thurs­day March 28th! Eat break­fast, lunch, and din­ner at one of the par­tic­i­pat­ing restau­rants for a great cause! We are gear­ing up for our annu­al SJI Ser­vice Schol­ar­ship event ‘Din­ing for Schol­ars.  Please help us sup­port the local restau­rants that sup­port our local schol­ar­ships by din­ing  Con­tin­ue Reading

“Running Start” Info Night

Written on March 25, 2019 at 5:45 am, by

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 col­lege lev­el cours­es to earn dual cred­it toward both your high school diplo­ma  Con­tin­ue Reading

Public School Board Meeting

Written on March 24, 2019 at 5:45 am, by

On Wednes­day March 27, 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 the  Con­tin­ue Reading