Topic: Education

Final Call For Film Submissions for Friday Harbor Film Festival

Written on September 6, 2021 at 5:53 am, by

Date­line: Fri­day Har­bor, WA — Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val is now sched­ul­ing fea­ture doc­u­men­taries and short films to be shown dur­ing the Livestream Fes­ti­val Octo­ber 14–17 and the On-Demand Fes­ti­val Octo­ber 18–24.  While FHFF has many excel­lent sub­mis­sions, there is room for more.  The final date for sub­mis­sions is Sep­tem­ber 20. If you are an inde­pen­dent  Con­tin­ue Reading

Friday Harbor Film Festival Changes to a Livestream and On-Demand Event

Written on August 23, 2021 at 5:48 am, by

Date­line: Fri­day Har­bor, WA Due to safe­ty con­cerns, Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val will present a sched­uled livestream fes­ti­val in mid-Octo­ber, show­ing a pro­gram of fea­ture doc­u­men­taries and short films over 11 days, Octo­ber 14 – 24 at FHFF.ORG.  The fes­ti­val will be divid­ed into two sec­tions: Livestream Fes­ti­val will open with a spe­cial free live broad­cast  Con­tin­ue Reading

School Board Meeting

Written on August 23, 2021 at 5:29 am, by

On Wednes­day, August 25, 2021, the San Juan Island School Dis­trict Board of Direc­tors will hold a reg­u­lar (open) School Board Meet­ing at 5:00 pm as a Zoom meet­ing with an option for in-per­­son atten­dance.   All in-per­­son atten­dees must reg­is­ter before 4:00 pm on Tues­day August 24 to pro­vide con­tact trac­ing infor­ma­tion. Social dis­tanc­ing and the use of face masks will be expect­ed. Non-com­­pli­ance  Con­tin­ue Reading

Skagit Valley College announces fall quarter COVID-19 safety requirements for in-person courses and activities

Written on August 16, 2021 at 5:35 am, by

Skag­it Val­ley Col­lege will require employ­ees and stu­dents that attend cours­es or oth­er activ­i­ties in-per­­son to be ful­ly vac­ci­nat­ed against COVID-19 or request an exemp­tion based on med­ical, reli­gious, or philo­soph­i­cal rea­sons pri­or to the start of Fall Quar­ter 2021. The col­lege will con­tin­ue to require every­one to wear face cov­er­ings inside all col­lege build­ings at each of its cam­pus­es and cen­ters regard­less of vac­ci­na­tion sta­tus.     Con­tin­ue Reading

SJICF to Repeat Virtual County Fair Matching Grant Program

Written on August 12, 2021 at 5:53 am, by

In 2020, the San Juan Island Com­mu­ni­ty Foun­da­tion quick­ly adapt­ed to a “vir­tu­al” San Juan Coun­ty Fair by tak­ing their pop­u­lar annu­al match­ing grant event online. Near­ly $140k was donat­ed by hun­dreds of gen­er­ous com­mu­ni­ty mem­bers dur­ing the 4 days of the fair. After match­ing grants by SJICF were added, more than $170k was grant­ed  Con­tin­ue Reading

Friday Harbor High School Joins e4usa for 2021–22 Academic Year

Written on August 10, 2021 at 5:42 am, by

Engi­neer­ing for US All (e4usa), a nation­al ini­tia­tive to bring engi­neer­ing cours­es to high school stu­dents, is expand­ing its reach for the 2021–2022 aca­d­e­m­ic year. Two years ago, e4usa launched a nov­el engi­neer­ing cur­ricu­lum in high schools across the Unit­ed States. This mul­ti-insti­­tu­­tion­al effort was ini­ti­at­ed by five uni­ver­si­ties: Ari­zona State Uni­ver­si­ty, Uni­ver­si­ty of Mary­land,  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan Community Theatre to Host Fall Classes for All Ages and Reduced Tuition

Written on August 9, 2021 at 5:47 am, by

San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre will final­ly be open to the pub­lic this fall. In addi­tion to tour­ing artist per­for­mances and the fall musi­cal, Mam­ma Mia, SJCT will also be host­ing mul­ti­ple class­es for all ages through­out the fall sea­son. Reg­u­lar class­es are avail­able for ages three and old­er.  SJCT will also be host­ing Dra­ma Club Nights for fam­i­lies, mid­dle school stu­dents, and adults. Par­tic­i­pants  Con­tin­ue Reading

UW Friday Harbor Labs Tide Bite #96

Written on August 7, 2021 at 7:46 am, by

Kairos & the Ghost of FHL: Writ­ing in the Moment, by Hol­ly Shel­ton Dr. Hol­ly Shel­ton holds a PhD from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Wash­ing­ton in lan­guage and rhetoric along with MA degrees in Applied Lin­guis­tics and Teach­ing Eng­lish to Speak­ers of Oth­er Lan­guages. She has taught in Chile, Turkey, Cana­da, Kaza­khstan, and the US; received  Con­tin­ue Reading