Topic: Schools

New Mobile Pie Booth

Written on July 2, 2017 at 9:24 am, by

That’s the old booth above. Come see the new Mobile Pie Booth at the 4h of July Parade. The Fri­day Har­bor Ele­men­tary School’s beloved Pie Booth has been rebuilt! The idea for the orig­i­nal Pie Booth was cre­at­ed by FHES par­ents in the ear­ly 1990’s and has become the longest run­ning fundrais­er at the school.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Immigration Workshop

Written on June 29, 2017 at 5:46 am, by

North­west Immi­gra­tion Rights Project (NWIRP) will pro­vide train­ing regard­ing immi­gra­tion for stu­dents, teach­ers, par­ents and com­mu­ni­ty mem­bers. These ses­sions answer ques­tions that com­mu­ni­ty mem­bers may have about the immi­gra­tion sys­tem, immi­gra­tion enforce­ment, and how immi­gra­tion issues affect the com­mu­ni­ties they serve. This train­ing includes an overview of the immi­gra­tion sys­tem and immi­gra­tion sta­tus as well  Con­tin­ue Reading

3 School Board Meetings Today!

Written on June 28, 2017 at 10:48 am, by

On Wednes­day June 28, 2017, the San Juan Island School Dis­trict Board of Direc­tors will hold three meet­ings: Spe­cial School Board Meet­ing at 2:00 pm for a Board Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Work­shop, school dis­trict office, 285 Blair Ave, open pub­lic meet­ing Spe­cial School Board meet­ing at 3:00 pm — 5:00 pm, EXECUTIVE SESSION ONLY, RCW 42.30.110(g) to  Con­tin­ue Reading

Letter from the Superintendent

Written on June 21, 2017 at 5:47 am, by

Greet­ings Teach­ers, Staff, Par­ents, Stu­dents, and Com­mu­ni­ty Mem­bers: On Sat­ur­day, June 10, I par­tic­i­pat­ed in the grad­u­a­tion cer­e­mo­ny of the Class of 2017. They were ris­ing juniors when I start­ed my posi­tion two years ago. The accom­plish­ments of these tal­ent­ed young men and women are obvi­ous and high­light­ed by the num­ber of schol­ar­ships that were  Con­tin­ue Reading

SVC Commencement

Written on June 8, 2017 at 5:55 am, by

San Juan Cen­ter of Skag­it Val­ley Col­lege Com­mence­ment 2017 The San Juan Cen­ter invites our island com­mu­ni­ties to attend the San Juan Cen­ter of Skag­it Val­ley Col­lege Com­mence­ment on June 14, at 1:00pm at  Brick­works (150 Nichols Street) in Fri­day Har­bor. This year the San Juan Cen­ter will have the hon­or of cel­e­brat­ing the achieve­ment of  Con­tin­ue Reading

Paideia Says “Thanks”

Written on May 31, 2017 at 5:54 am, by

Paideia Clas­si­cal School’s Board of Direc­tors, staff, stu­dents & fam­i­lies would like to thank the San Juan Island Com­mu­ni­ty Foun­da­tion for their gen­er­ous dona­tion to our Schol­ar­ship Fund. Paideia is a pri­vate school in Fri­day Har­bor offer­ing an excel­lent clas­si­cal edu­ca­tion for Kinder­garten through 8th Grade. These funds go direct­ly towards tuition aid for fam­i­lies wish­ing  Con­tin­ue Reading

Side Show People in Shenandoah

Written on May 26, 2017 at 5:54 am, by

This year, Spring Street Inter­na­tion­al School ​takes on the Amer­i­can Civ­il War, in Side Show Peo­ple in Shenan­doah – A Civ­il War Cir­cus. 35 per­form­ers have built a musi­cal play out of an actu­al telegram sent from Win­ches­ter Vir­ginia to the New York Times, ​o​n Octo­ber 14th, 1863, at 7:00 AM: Cir­cus per­form­ers took last train  Con­tin­ue Reading

Improvements at Spring Street International School

Written on May 25, 2017 at 5:44 am, by

Spring Street Inter­na­tion­al School is pleased to explain the many activ­i­ties recent­ly vis­i­ble on its grounds. These are all out­ward expres­sions of the suc­cess of the high-qual­i­­ty pro­grams avail­able to local and off-island fam­i­lies. The school has grown to 100 stu­dents, a cap set by its strate­gic plan to main­tain its small, rur­al com­mu­ni­ty atmos­phere.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Lady Wolverines have a Date at State

Written on May 24, 2017 at 5:36 am, by

For the 3rd time in a row and for the 9th time in school his­to­ry The Fri­day Har­bor Wolver­ines (18–4) fast pitch team is pack­ing its lug­gage for a trip to the WIAA State Tour­na­ment in Yaki­ma. The Wolver­ines will take on the Mary Walk­er Charg­ers of Spring­dale. Fri­day Har­bor beat Mary Walk­er 14–4 in  Con­tin­ue Reading

6th Grade Transition

Written on May 20, 2017 at 5:51 am, by

San Juan Island School Dis­trict Board of Direc­tors Deci­sion to Tran­si­tion 6th grade from Fri­day Har­bor Ele­men­tary School to Fri­day Har­bor Mid­dle School At a Spe­cial School Board Meeting/Public Hear­ing on Thurs­day May 18, 2017, the San Juan Island School Dis­trict Board of Direc­tors took action to approve the pro­posed tran­si­tion of the 6th grade  Con­tin­ue Reading

Evaluators Needed For Community Projects

Written on May 18, 2017 at 5:55 am, by

The Com­mu­ni­ty Ser­vice-Learn­ing Projects class at Fri­day Har­bor High School is a chance for juniors to explore their pas­sions and strengths by design­ing a project with a com­mu­ni­ty part­ner that address­es a need in the com­mu­ni­ty. By design­ing and com­plet­ing a mean­ing­ful project it is hoped that stu­dents will leave a last­ing lega­cy for the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Wolverine Spring Playoff Update

Written on May 18, 2017 at 5:33 am, by

Rod Turn­bull, FHHS Ath­let­ic Direc­tor shares this post sea­son update with you… Below is the updat­ed infor­ma­tion for our high school teams post sea­son play. Base­ball – Our Base­ball team won both of their games this past Sat­ur­day mak­ing them Bi-Dis­­trict Cham­pi­ons and they will now play in the Region­al State Tour­na­ment at Ana­cortes’ Vol­un­teer Field this  Con­tin­ue Reading

Special School Board Meeting

Written on May 15, 2017 at 5:37 am, by

The San Juan Island School Dis­trict Board of Direc­tors will hold a Spe­cial School Board Meeting/Public Hear­ing on Thurs­day, May 18, 2017, 5:00 pm, at the high school library. AT the Pub­lic Hear­ing, the Board will take input on the pro­posed 6th Grade Tran­si­tion from Fri­day Har­bor Ele­men­tary School to Fri­day Har­bor Mid­dle School for  Con­tin­ue Reading

Wolverine Spring Playoff Update

Written on May 6, 2017 at 5:40 am, by

Rod Turn­bull, Ath­let­ic Direc­tor at Fri­day Har­bor High School shares this post sea­son report… We are just begin­ning the spring por­tion of our post sea­son events. Below is an update on the post sea­son oppor­tu­ni­ties for our spring sports teams.

Scholarship Dinner & Auction

Written on May 5, 2017 at 5:59 am, by

Fri­day, May 5, 2017 from 5:00 to 9:00 pm, at Fri­day Har­bor House, 130 West Street, Fri­day Har­bor, $100 per per­son Tick­ets are avail­able in the front office. Come expe­ri­ence why local fam­i­lies choose Spring Street. All pro­ceeds go to schol­ar­ships Space is lim­it­ed to 60 guests. The evening will fea­ture a gourmet din­ner of  Con­tin­ue Reading

School District Update

Written on May 1, 2017 at 10:36 pm, by

Greet­ings Teach­ers, Staff, Par­ents, Stu­dents and Com­mu­ni­ty Mem­bers: This semes­ter, we have been busy plan­ning for the next aca­d­e­m­ic year. The school board adopt­ed new lit­er­a­cy instruc­tion­al mate­ri­als for the ele­men­tary school and new Span­ish instruc­tion­al mate­ri­als for the high school. Our sec­ondary math teach­ers are research­ing the best instruc­tion­al mate­ri­als while our sci­ence teach­ers  Con­tin­ue Reading