Topic: Schools

The FHHS postseason continues….

Written on February 16, 2010 at 11:58 am, by

This week, the Wolverines begin postseason play with both basketball & wrestling…here’s the scoop: • Today, the boys basketball team heads to Lynden Christian to begin their journey in the playoffs, playing at 5:30pm. The guys ended up second in league this year with a steady performance over Mount Vernon Christian Friday night, and got  Continue Reading

Orca Bowl Champs…again!

Written on February 10, 2010 at 12:27 am, by

It was cool to hear that FHHS took the state Orca Bowl again (last time was 2006 or so), which means the kids will be heading for the national title competition later this spring. The team comes to its talent honestly, with an ocean sciences pedigree – Stewart’s dad is the Marine Labs director, Hannah  Continue Reading

The Father & Daughter Dance was great!

Written on February 8, 2010 at 3:59 pm, by

Last Friday’s Father Daughter Dance marked the fifth year that Island Rec offered the event, and it went great – there were carnations & pictures for all the girls & their dates (who ranged from very small to adult-sized – there is no age limit). Doug Rhine kept everybody dancing the whole time, and a  Continue Reading

Basketball tonight!

Written on February 7, 2010 at 12:40 am, by

Yep, it’s the last games of the season…the girls’ JV has their last game – they were winners of Tuesday’s game against Concrete in which foul trouble found the Wolverines with only three players on the floor but came away with a victory anyway. The boys’ JV wraps it up, too, while the varsities warm  Continue Reading

Around the island, around town, and around the sound….

Written on February 5, 2010 at 6:27 am, by

Lots of comings & goings…let’s see what’s up…. • I hear Kristina Anderson (FHHS ’01) is expecting a son in the summer – congrats, Kristina! • Seems to me I’ve been hearing of islanders going all over the place, to wit: Juan & Heidi Lopez (Spain, this week), Mike & Sandy Buckley (Hawaii, couple of  Continue Reading

FHHS girls & boys win in basketball this weekend…prep for Tuesday at Orcas

Written on February 1, 2010 at 2:36 am, by

Picking up a couple…the two varsity teams won both Friday & Saturday, including a tough game for the girls against tough Darrington, which ended with the Wolverines controlling the middle & winning by 22. Friday Harbor heads over to Orcas on Tuesday as the league-leading girls hope to stay on top, while the boys continue  Continue Reading

In other basketball action…

Written on February 1, 2010 at 2:15 am, by

Up & coming…it was fun to see the younger girls play on Sunday in Island Rec’s winter league. These pictures are by FHHS junior Maggie Anderson, who hardly missed a shot Friday night (she scored 26) & got some good ones here, too.

Spelling Bee…today!

Written on February 1, 2010 at 12:00 am, by

Mike Close has the details for this afternoon’s event: The 2010 Friday Harbor Community Spelling Bee will be held at the San Juan Community Theatre on Tuesday, February 2, at 3:30 p.m. The annual contest is sponsored by the Rotary Club of the San Juan Islands, and features 4th through 8th grade classroom champions from  Continue Reading

Concert & dinner…

Written on January 27, 2010 at 9:50 pm, by

I heard from Grisha at Spring Street International School that this is gonna be fun, this weekend on Saturday the 30th: Spring Street International School Presents South American Dinner and Concert at the Mullis Center! All proceeds go towards travel scholarships and to an orphanage in Cusco, Peru. Food prepared with the guidance of Chef Paul  Continue Reading

Concert & dinner…

Written on January 27, 2010 at 9:50 pm, by

I heard from Grisha at Spring Street International School that this is gonna be fun, this weekend on Saturday the 30th: Spring Street International School Presents South American Dinner and Concert at the Mullis Center! All proceeds go towards travel scholarships and to an orphanage in Cusco, Peru. Food prepared with the guidance of Chef Paul  Continue Reading

Nana named Violet Richardson Award winner….

Written on January 26, 2010 at 12:07 am, by

We have great kids around here, and here’s one of ’em – the Soroptimists’ Marie DiCristina has more about Nana: Diana (“Nana”) Eisenhauer received the 2010 Violet Richardson Award for her ongoing community service as an after school tutor.   Nana, a Friday Harbor High School junior, was honored at the Soroptimist club meeting on January  Continue Reading

Girls climb to top of league, beat LaConner…

Written on January 22, 2010 at 11:50 pm, by

Both LaConner & Friday Harbor brought their one-loss records to the gym Friday night, and the Wolverines delivered the goods to beat the Braves 48-34 & take sole possession of the league’s top spot. FHHS played the game at full-throttle for three quarters, then cranked it up in the fourth to control the end of  Continue Reading

Food for Thought….and the music & Art Walk

Written on January 21, 2010 at 1:37 pm, by

Last night it was cool to hear how good the band is sounding these days, how beautiful & compelling our artists are, and how good school food can be. The Community Dinner & Art Walk (with music by the band) made for a good evening, and provided the backdrop for the community service presentations by  Continue Reading

Food for Thought….and the music & Art Walk

Written on January 21, 2010 at 1:37 pm, by

Last night it was cool to hear how good the band is sounding these days, how beautiful & compelling our artists are, and how good school food can be. The Community Dinner & Art Walk (with music by the band) made for a good evening, and provided the backdrop for the community service presentations by  Continue Reading

When we were young & calling the class of 2027!

Written on January 19, 2010 at 12:18 am, by

This is gonna be fun. Let’s start with the picture above…click here to see a full screen version (much cooler). That’s the kids who became the Class of 2006 when they were babies (That picture was taken by Kathy Ballard, by the way.) See how many of you know – they didn’t change THAT much.  Continue Reading

When we were young & calling the class of 2027!

Written on January 19, 2010 at 12:18 am, by

This is gonna be fun. Let’s start with the picture above…click here to see a full screen version (much cooler). That’s the kids who became the Class of 2006 when they were babies (That picture was taken by Kathy Ballard, by the way.) See how many of you know – they didn’t change THAT much.  Continue Reading

Student exhibitions & community dinner….

Written on January 18, 2010 at 6:01 pm, by

Look, DON’T cook Wednesday – go eat at FHHS & check out what the school’s been doing! Here’s more from Janet at Friday Harbor High: Please join us for the High School Exhibition on January 20, 5:30-7:30 with a performance by the Jazz Band, Art Walk-A-Bout and Community Project Class Presentations. Also our Food for  Continue Reading

Student exhibitions & community dinner….

Written on January 18, 2010 at 6:01 pm, by

Look, DON’T cook Wednesday – go eat at FHHS & check out what the school’s been doing! Here’s more from Janet at Friday Harbor High: Please join us for the High School Exhibition on January 20, 5:30-7:30 with a performance by the Jazz Band, Art Walk-A-Bout and Community Project Class Presentations. Also our Food for  Continue Reading

Dinner this weekend…

Written on January 15, 2010 at 1:20 am, by

Here’s the scoop from Jill Hopkins with Spring Street International School – it’s their dinner/fundraiser & includes great Thai food (thanks to Gretchen Allison), plus short videos about the community projects the students are doing overseas. The deal: Fundraiser for Spring Street International School travelers and their overseas service projects. Thai Dinner for SSIS with  Continue Reading

Peter Pan was a blast!

Written on January 11, 2010 at 2:28 am, by

When FHHS drama teacher & play director Fred Yockers said his end-of-show remarks this weekend, “I hope you wake up in the morning & see a twelve-year-old in the mirror…” he had a whole show that told that story – stay young & stay alive, like Peter & the folks from Neverland. Yep, there was  Continue Reading

Weekend: FHHS Basketball rolls over Orcas, falls to LC…

Written on January 11, 2010 at 1:44 am, by

Ya gotta like what you see on the hardwood lately. On Friday night, the Wolverine boys thumped visiting Orcas 61-44 behind a stingy defense & opportunistic shooting. The score wasn’t that close either – FHHS was ahead 55-29 near the end of the third quarter. Saturday, the Wolverines had a tough time with Lynden Christian  Continue Reading

Everybody in Peter Pan….

Written on January 6, 2010 at 12:27 am, by

You already know that the high school’s Peter Pan runs from Thursday to Sunday this week (so get your tix now, ’cause that’s ALL, babay! Here’s more.) Well, folks have been asking me who in the Friday Harbor High Drama Group plays PP (Tristan Wood, ya know), but I went & chased up the whole  Continue Reading