Topic: Schools

Off to Nashville….

Written on March 18, 2009 at 11:13 am, by

It was a little surprising to see FHHS teachers Ruthie Paull, Marc Vermiere, and Susie Hale on the ferry Tuesday (like, who is there left to teach the kids?!?) but it was nice to find out why they’re going…. Service learning is becoming more & more used by schools around the USA and Canada –  Continue Reading

FHHS softball mows down Wolves 13-3

Written on March 18, 2009 at 8:42 am, by

Last night at Coupeville, the Friday Harbor Wolverines beat the Wolves 13-3 in their season opener. Led by pitcher Kerri Goff, last year’s league champs showed power at the plate and strong defense. Head coach Kevin Carlton said he was “thrilled” by the girls’ strong start, and said the team is looking forward to their  Continue Reading

Catching our green friends…..

Written on March 18, 2009 at 7:56 am, by

Cathy Cole told me they tried: This weekend, Liam constructed a Leprechaun Trap for his 2nd grade class. He and his classmates put the traps out yesterday in hopes that they would catch themselves some lucky leprechauns on St. Patrick’s Day. In the past, the only evidence in Ms. Evan’s classroom were little leprechaun footprints  Continue Reading

Coupeville drops FHHS in season opener

Written on March 18, 2009 at 5:59 am, by

The Wolverines started strong, holding the more experienced Wolves scoreless for the first 16 minutes, but the young FHHS team allowed five goals before the half, before losing 13-1 yesterday. Friday Harbor scored a couple of minutes into the second half (Conor Lanphere finished a Cameron Byington cross to the right side) to offer a  Continue Reading

Drop off stuff for the rummage sale!

Written on March 18, 2009 at 1:27 am, by

Deb Nolan has more: The sale is Saturday, March 21, 2009! Did you get too many Christmas gifts? That diamond ring no longer fits? Don’t know what to do with all the stuff from spring cleaning? Bring us your stuff!! Donate all your unwanted ‘treasures’ to the Friday Harbor High School PTSA Project Graduation Rummage  Continue Reading

Trojans roll past FHHS 8-0

Written on March 17, 2009 at 11:22 pm, by

Visiting Meridian swept past a rapidly improving FHHS squad last night by scoring four in each half. In spite of the score, the Wolverines were still hustling with ten minutes to go in the game, and nearly converted a handful of chances in the second half. In a season that is likely to be measured  Continue Reading

The SJISD Superintendent Search meetings are today!

Written on March 16, 2009 at 7:29 pm, by

The SJISD Superintendent Search meetings are Thursday of this week! These meetings are for gathering input and information from the school community and other interested parties. Timelines, schedules and desired qualifications in leadership will be discussed.  A survey is available to anyone who cannot make the meetings.  People can contact Maude at the district office  Continue Reading

What's up for the kids, this summer?

Written on March 15, 2009 at 10:27 pm, by

Debbi wrote and says she’s looking to make a complete guide for kids about what they can do this summer – and she needs your help. Here’s more: Hey, Ian! I have a favor to ask. I’m working on the SJI Summer Activity Calendar for our Youth 2009. This will be our third year to  Continue Reading

What’s up for the kids, this summer?

Written on March 15, 2009 at 10:27 pm, by

Debbi wrote and says she’s looking to make a complete guide for kids about what they can do this summer – and she needs your help. Here’s more: Hey, Ian! I have a favor to ask. I’m working on the SJI Summer Activity Calendar for our Youth 2009. This will be our third year to  Continue Reading

All about chocolate, from Ecuador….

Written on March 14, 2009 at 3:24 pm, by

Linda & Maureen have been helping the folks with the Slow Food Project & the cool direction that healthy eating is going on the island (I love it! Have you eaten at the high school lately? It rocks!) Here’s more from our friends: Please see our latest update: http://slowfoodlandandsea.blogspot.com/ Enrique Cerda, the truffle maker from  Continue Reading

Getting sports back in the schools….

Written on March 12, 2009 at 3:41 pm, by

Just received this note from schools superintendent Michael Soltman….as you know, the school board cut the funding for school-funded sports last week. Now, the schools are looking for another entity to work with on this, so they’re getting a campaign ready to reach their goals, with Island Rec. Here’s more: Island Rec and SJISD Announce  Continue Reading