Topic: Education

Grad Night Fundraiser

Written on November 28, 2017 at 5:45 am, by

Have you got­ten your Hol­i­day Wreath yet? If not, don’t wor­ry — it’s not too late! The seniors will be at Brick­works on Fri­day Decem­ber 1st from 5:00–6:30 and on Sat­ur­day Decem­ber 2nd from 10:00–4:00 sell­ing the last of the wreaths!  This is one of the largest fundrais­ers for the Class of 2018. Pro­ceeds will be  Con­tin­ue Reading

Library Says Thanks!

Written on November 25, 2017 at 5:42 am, by

Let­ter to the edi­tor: Here is a big Thank You to the San Juan Island Com­mu­ni­ty Foun­da­tion for their sup­port for the Library’s Eng­lish Lan­guage Learn­ing pro­gram! Their gen­er­ous sup­port means that adult immi­grants study­ing Eng­lish have work­books in which to write exer­cis­es. More impor­tant, the grant from the Foun­da­tion means that while they are  Con­tin­ue Reading

Free Shoreline Contractor Training Workshop

Written on November 22, 2017 at 8:55 am, by

Free Train­ing for Con­trac­tors Work­ing on Shore­line Prop­er­ties in the San Juans Thurs­day, Decem­ber 7, 2017, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Grange Hall in Fri­day Har­bor (152 First Street) Friends of the San Juans is host­ing a free tech­ni­cal train­ing for con­trac­tors who work on water­front prop­er­ties. San Juan County’s 400 + miles of marine  Con­tin­ue Reading

Open Registration at SVC

Written on November 22, 2017 at 8:54 am, by

Open Reg­is­tra­tion is going on now for Win­ter Quar­ter at Skag­it Val­ley Col­lege. Class­es begin Jan­u­ary 3rd. Trend­ing pro­grams include: Arts Basic Edu­ca­tion for Adults Basic Law Enforce­ment Reserve Acad­e­my Bach­e­lor of Applied Sci­ence in Envi­ron­men­tal Con­ser­va­tion Com­pos­ites Engi­neer­ing STEM Sus­tain­able Agri­cul­ture Also, Busi­ness direct trans­fer (at Whid­bey Island Cam­pus) Or, if you would like  Con­tin­ue Reading

Lions Announce Shopping Spree Winners

Written on November 20, 2017 at 9:23 am, by

Lily Easley, 4 year old daugh­ter of Heather & Dan Easley, picked the win­ners in this year’s San Juan Lions Club Shop­ping Spree draw­ing. Pro­ceeds from this event pro­vide schol­ar­ship funds for high school grads. Grand Prize Win­ner: Shahn McGuire — 4 Minute Shop­ping Spree at King’s Mar­ket on Tues­day, Novem­ber 21, 2017 at 1:30 pm  Con­tin­ue Reading

EDC Offers FREE Business Law 101 Workshop

Written on November 18, 2017 at 5:53 am, by

Busi­ness own­ers and entre­pre­neurs are invit­ed to gain a bet­ter under­stand­ing of how law impacts a busi­ness in a free work­shop enti­tled Busi­ness Law 101, led by Dun­can Wil­son, and pre­sent­ed by the San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil on Wednes­day, Novem­ber 29, from 10:00–11:30 a.m. In this work­shop, par­tic­i­pants will learn about real estate  Con­tin­ue Reading

Rotary Distributes Dictionaries

Written on November 15, 2017 at 5:55 am, by

The Rotary Club of San Juan Island recent­ly vis­it­ed the Fri­day Har­bor Ele­men­tary School for its annu­al dis­tri­b­u­tion of dic­tio­nar­ies to 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade stu­dents. Pic­tured are 4th grade stu­dents of Ms. Hull and Mrs. Raichlen.

Datapalooza!

Written on November 13, 2017 at 5:42 am, by

EDC presents Dat­a­palooza! – a sta­tis­tics and demo­graph­ics event for San Juan Coun­ty  Need more data and infor­ma­tion to make knowl­edge­able deci­sions about your busi­ness or as a com­mu­ni­ty leg­is­la­tor or leader?   Join the San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil (EDC) for their sec­ond annu­al Dat­a­palooza! event, two hours of in-depth data and analy­sis of  Con­tin­ue Reading