Topic: Schools

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

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 the throne,  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 grade point  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 of  Con­tin­ue Reading

2019 National Geographic GeoBee Washington State Competition Semifinalist Press Release

Written on March 13, 2019 at 5:49 am, by

Local Stu­dent Named Nation­al Geo­graph­ic GeoBee Wash­ing­ton State Com­pe­ti­tion Semi­fi­nal­ist by Nation­al Geo­graph­ic Soci­ety Student’s Name: Hen­ry Jensen School Name and Address: Fri­day Har­bor Ele­men­tary School Grade Lev­el: 5th The above-named stu­dent has been noti­fied by the Nation­al Geo­graph­ic Soci­ety that he is one of the semi­fi­nal­ists eli­gi­ble to com­pete in the 2019 Nation­al Geo­graph­ic GeoBee  Con­tin­ue Reading

Evinrude Donation

Written on March 12, 2019 at 5:43 am, by

Skag­it Val­ley Col­lege Marine Main­te­nance Tech­nol­o­gy pro­gram receives Evin­rude out­board engine   Evinrude’s dona­tion of $2 mil­lion in engines to the Amer­i­can Boat and Yacht Coun­cil Foun­da­tion will help train the next gen­er­a­tion of Marine Tech­ni­cians The Skag­it Val­ley Col­lege Marine Main­te­nance Tech­nol­o­gy pro­gram is pleased to announce that it has received a new out­board engine  Con­tin­ue Reading

Spelling Bee Winners

Written on March 11, 2019 at 5:49 am, by

Ted Strutz shares this pho­to of the win­ners of last week’s Rotary Spelling Bee… I thought you might like to have a pho­to from the spelling bee that the Rotary Club con­duct­ed. Here is win­ner Eve Hulse and run­n­er-up Haley Ren­nick (in the mid­dle) and their teacher Mrs Hal­lock of the Paideia Clas­si­cal School. They  Con­tin­ue Reading

A Letter of Thanks

Written on March 9, 2019 at 5:53 am, by

In the SJ Update mail­bag we find this let­ter from Rich Meenan… The San Juan Pub­lic Schools Foun­da­tion wants to thank every­one who helped make Mon­day night’s sil­ver anniver­sary Knowl­edge Bowl a smash­ing suc­cess: The teams from Fri­day Har­bor 8th through 12th grade, Spring Street Inter­na­tion­al School, Kiwa­ni­ans (con­grat­u­la­tions, win­ners!), Lions, Sorop­ti­mists, and Rotar­i­ans for  Con­tin­ue Reading

Public Reading

Written on March 5, 2019 at 8:23 am, by

Please join us for a read­ing with Christo­pher Phillips on March 21st at the Spring Street Inter­na­tion­al School Stu­dio from 6–8 pm Spring Street Inter­na­tion­al School is host­ing a read­ing for Christo­pher Phillips, author of Socrates Café, Socrates in Love, A Child at Heart, and oth­ers. Christo­pher has worked with ado­les­cents, adults, pris­on­ers, and ter­mi­nal­ly ill  Con­tin­ue Reading

Seniors Vs. Staff Basketball Game

Written on March 4, 2019 at 5:56 am, by

The FHHS Seniors vs Staff bas­ket­ball game is on! Tip off for the annu­al GRAD NIGHT fundrais­er is sched­uled for Fri­day, March 8th at 6pm. Doors open at 5pm at Turn­bull Gym for pre-game din­ner and silent dessert auc­tion. Through­out the evening, this enter­tain­ing event affords many fun oppor­tu­ni­ties for com­mu­ni­ty mem­bers to sup­port the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Community Dinner

Written on March 3, 2019 at 5:54 am, by

Here’s an invi­ta­tion for you from Liz at the high school… We’re cel­e­brat­ing the onset on Spring with an awe­some Com­mu­ni­ty Din­ner BBQ! It’s still too cold to eat out­side, so join us in the FHHS Com­mons on March 13th from 5:30 ‑7:30. Meal Tick­ets are $15 for adults and $7 for kids under 12. Pro­ceeds sup­port  Con­tin­ue Reading

25th Annual Knowledge Bowl

Written on March 2, 2019 at 10:29 am, by

The 25th sil­ver anniver­sary of the Knowl­edge Bowl will be held on March 4 at 6:30 pm at the San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre.  “This is a fun event for the entire com­mu­ni­ty.  We cel­e­brate knowl­edge,” said Karen Meenan, a Direc­tor of the San Juan Pub­lic Schools Foun­da­tion, who is spon­sor­ing the event.  A cross between Jeop­ardy  Con­tin­ue Reading

14th Annual Spelling Bee

Written on February 27, 2019 at 5:45 am, by

The Rotary Club will hold its 14th Annu­al Spelling Bee on Thurs­day, March 7th at 3:30 PM at the San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­ater. Doors open at 3:00 PM. This year’s spellers include stu­dents from Fri­day Har­bor Ele­men­tary School, Fri­day Har­bor Mid­dle School, and Paideia Clas­si­cal School. All island schools were invit­ed to par­tic­i­pate. The con­test is  Con­tin­ue Reading

School Board Meetings

Written on February 23, 2019 at 8:18 am, by

On Wednes­day Feb 27, 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 dur­ing  Con­tin­ue Reading

Friday School on Late Start Schedule

Written on February 15, 2019 at 5:27 am, by

Fri­day Feb­ru­ary 15, 2019 Schools are open on late start sched­ule, two hours delayed start: Schools will run on a late start sched­ule com­menc­ing at 10:15 a.m. Bus­es may be slow­er due to road con­di­tions. Please see the snow route sched­ules for late start for pick up times  and locations.