Topic: Schools

Update from San Juan Island School District Superintendent

Written on December 5, 2021 at 4:11 am, by

Can you believe it? Win­ter break is almost upon us. Wasn’t it just yes­ter­day that we opened our school doors to full day, in-per­­son instruc­tion? Even though this fall has flown by, last week’s Thanks­giv­ing cel­e­bra­tion remind­ed me we have much to be grate­ful for in our pub­lic schools. Hope­ful­ly you have noticed the rebuild­ing  Con­tin­ue Reading

The Gratitude Reading

Written on November 20, 2021 at 7:37 am, by

Spring Street Inter­na­tion­al School 6–7th graders will per­form a grat­i­tude read­ing at the Fri­day Har­bor Pres­by­ter­ian Church on Novem­ber 22nd. The per­for­mance begins at 11:30 and will last about 70 min­utes. Please come and cel­e­brate their poise and wis­dom. Their words are beau­ti­ful and their voic­es are brave. Invite your friends and kin. We are arrang­ing a potluck  Con­tin­ue Reading

School Board Meeting

Written on November 11, 2021 at 5:38 am, by

On Wednes­day, Novem­ber 17 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 Novem­ber 16th to pro­vide con­tact trac­ing infor­ma­tion. Social dis­tanc­ing and the use of face masks will be expect­ed. Non-com­­pli­ance  Con­tin­ue Reading

STAR Program is Hiring/Looking for Volunteers

Written on November 5, 2021 at 5:42 am, by

Island rec is search­ing for some kid lov­ing, capa­ble peo­ple to help with our dai­ly STAR- Study Time and After­noon Recre­ation — pro­gram.  If you are 14+ look­ing for San Juan Ser­vice Schol­ar­ship Hours for school, or some­one that thinks that vol­un­teer­ing for kid pro­grams is right up their alley, we would love to have  Con­tin­ue Reading

Wreath Sales

Written on October 22, 2021 at 11:35 am, by

The Fri­day Har­bor High School Senior Class of 2022 / PTA is now tak­ing orders for their annu­al hol­i­day wreath sale. Get your beau­ti­ful, aro­mat­ic, and long-last­ing 24” North­west Noble Fir wreath with or with­out a hand­made bow for only $25.00! These wreaths make great gifts for friends, fam­i­ly, neigh­bors and busi­ness asso­ciates. Sales of  Con­tin­ue Reading

Rock Solid support with Suicide Prevention and Escape the Vape Resources on the back of each Student ID Card

Written on September 27, 2021 at 5:47 am, by

Rock Sol­id is the youth pre­ven­tion team with the San Juan Island Pre­ven­tion Coali­tion, help­ing pro­mote health and well­ness in our com­mu­ni­ty. Three years ago, Rock Sol­id reached out to then school prin­ci­pal, Fred Woods, and asked if they could get valu­able free resources for Sui­cide Pre­ven­tion and Escape the Vape print­ed on the back  Con­tin­ue Reading

Annual Community Survey is OPEN — Wellness Promotion

Written on September 16, 2021 at 5:42 am, by

This sur­vey pro­vides the San Juan Island Pre­ven­tion Coali­tion (SJIPC) with some local infor­ma­tion about com­mu­ni­ty per­cep­tions and to look at it as one point of data ref­er­ence. We use this along with the Healthy Youth Sur­vey, school inter­ven­tion data that the Stu­dent Assis­tant Pro­fes­sion­al col­lects, and the pro­gram assess­ments for the pro­grams that the  Con­tin­ue Reading

SVC Running Start Program

Written on September 12, 2021 at 5:42 am, by

Skag­it Val­ley Col­lege announces a sec­ond-year award of pilot schol­ar­ship pro­gram to help Run­ning Start stu­dents pay for books, sup­plies, and stu­dent fees  Skag­it Val­ley Col­lege (SVC) is pleased to announce that the Col­lege has been award­ed approx­i­mate­ly $52,000 for a pilot schol­ar­ship pro­gram designed to assist SVC’s Run­ning Start stu­dents by the Wash­ing­ton Stu­dent Achieve­ment Coun­cil (WSAC).  The SVC Run­ning Start Pilot Schol­ar­ship will sup­port stu­dent suc­cess by cov­er­ing the cost of books, course  Con­tin­ue Reading