Topic: Schools

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

Wolverine Spring Playoff Update

Written on May 17, 2019 at 5:36 am, by

FHHS Athletic Director Brock Hauck shares this updated information for our high school teams post season play. Also, see below for All League Selections for both Baseball and Softball. Baseball – Our Baseball team won both of their games this past week, making them Bi-District Champions and they will now play in the Regional State  Continue Reading

Accessibility for All, SJI

Written on May 7, 2019 at 4:32 pm, by

You might have seen some changes down at Jackson’s Beach lately. Wondering what’s going on? As part of Friday Harbor High School’s Community Project class, Zach Crichton, Kenny Hallock and Kevin Soto , with a team of mentors and volunteers, have just finished making better wheelchair access at the beach. Zach is a wheelchair user,  Continue Reading

Happy May Day!

Written on May 1, 2019 at 5:34 pm, by

Stillpoint School shares this maypole image and wishes you a happy May Day!

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  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.  Continue Reading

Last Community Dinner of the Season

Written on April 25, 2019 at 5:48 am, by

Liz Varvaro of the FHHS Food for Thought program shares this announcement… Greetings Community Dinner Guests! Next Wednesday, May 1st will be the last Community Dinner of the 2018-19 School Year! Join us from 5:30-7:30 in the Friday Harbor High School Commons for a MEXICAN FEAST! Meals are $15 for Adults and $7 for Children  Continue Reading

Hitting ‘Em Outta the Park

Written on April 24, 2019 at 9:57 am, by

At last week’s FHHS Lady Wolverines softball game at Darrington, senior Thea Seitz hit not just one, but two home runs in the 2nd inning! Two grand slams over the fence. Bases were loaded both times, giving Thea 8 RBI’s in one inning! Very impressive. The team went on to win the game 26-6, improving  Continue Reading

School Board Meeting

Written on April 21, 2019 at 10:17 am, by

On Wednesday April 24, 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  Continue Reading

The Field Project

Written on April 18, 2019 at 5:49 am, by

Spring Street International School Presents: The Field Project Directed by Krista Strutz The Field Project consists of a play and a comedy sketch: The Wolves and Who’s on First? The Wolves, by Sarah Delappe: Left quad. Right quad. Lunge. A girls indoor soccer team warms up. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the  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  Continue Reading

The Field Project

Written on April 3, 2019 at 5:47 am, by

Spring Street International School Presents: The Field Project Directed by Krista Strutz The Field Project consists of a play and a comedy sketch: The Wolves and Who’s on First? The Wolves, by Sarah Delappe: Left quad. Right quad. Lunge. A girls indoor soccer team warms up. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the  Continue Reading

FHHS Band wins Three Superior Ratings

Written on April 2, 2019 at 5:45 am, by

Friday Harbor High School’s Band students earned three superior ratings at the San Juan Music Educator Association Large Group Band Festival at Western Washington University on March 28, 2019. Sixty high school students from the school’s Jazz band, the “Zero hour” band, and the Concert band classes traveled to Bellingham for one of the two  Continue Reading

Snow Days Waived

Written on March 28, 2019 at 5:45 am, by

Snow days waived for San Juan Island School District San Juan Island School District’s application for continuation of state support (waiver of snow days) for the February 12 and 13, 2019 school closure has been approved by the state. The district will not have to make up the two school days that were missed due  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  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  Continue Reading

FH Middle School Players Present: Stepsisters

Written on March 23, 2019 at 5:48 am, by

Everybody knows the Brothers Grimm’s most famous fairy tale. But what if they told it from the wrong point of view? Stepsisters, written by Flip Kobler & Cindy Marcus and directed by Jenni Merritt, tells the totally-true-and-not-at-all-made-up version of the little cinder girl. When Drew and Beth are thrown into the dungeon for conspiring against  Continue Reading

Congratulations Mark and Christy!

Written on March 16, 2019 at 5:48 am, by

Skagit Valley College announces academic Honor Roll for Fall Quarter 2018 In support of student success, Skagit Valley College is pleased to announce that the following students were placed on the Academic Honor Roll for Fall Quarter, 2018. Mark Green and Christy McLaglen of Friday Harbor. To qualify, students must maintain a 3.75 or higher  Continue Reading

Kindergarten Registration

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

Friday Harbor Elementary staff are inviting all parents of children who will be five years old on or before August 31 2019 to meet with school staff and begin the kindergarten registration process if they haven’t done so already. Click here for more information Please call the office at (360) 378-5209 to set up an  Continue Reading

Poetry: A Love Story with the World

Written on March 14, 2019 at 5:47 am, by

“The fate of poetry is to fall in love with the world” ~Poet and playwright, Derek Walcott Some call poetry the caviar of literature. Others call it nitroglycerin: intense, powerful, explosive. This spring, join poet Jill McCabe Johnson and fall in love with the world of poetry. Jill will guide the class in an exploration  Continue Reading