Topic: Schools

Wolverine Winter Playoff Update

Written on February 28, 2020 at 5:44 am, by

Brock Hauck checks in with an Update on the Wolverines… Winter Sports Post Season has begun. Below is an update on the post season opportunities for our winter sports teams. First Wrestling, then Girls Basketball, and finally Boys Basketball:

Friday Harbor High School Seniors win Competitive Art Competition Awards

Written on February 27, 2020 at 7:44 am, by

The Scholastics Art Competition is the largest national art competition in the country averaging nearly 340,000 student entries a year. The only two students from Friday Harbor High School who entered the Scholastics Art Competition, both received awards and recognition in the Western Region-at-Large. Senior Katie Place was awarded the Silver Key Individual Award and  Continue Reading

School Board Meetings

Written on February 23, 2020 at 5:49 am, by

On Wednesday, February 26, 2020, the San Juan Island School District Board of Directors will hold an Executive Session (closed meeting) from 3:00 pm – 4:50 pm at the school district office, and a regular School Board Meeting (open to the public) at 5:00 pm in the high school library.    The Executive Session is in accordance with RCW 42.30.110(g), to evaluate the qualifications of  Continue Reading

New Telescope for Loan at the San Juan Island Library

Written on February 21, 2020 at 5:46 am, by

Community Projects Press Release Are you interested in astronomy? Do you love exploring the wonders that space has to offer? Well, here at the Library we do! And, thanks to the admirable Community Project fundraising efforts of two of our Friday Harbor High School students, Allie and Tyler Fleming, the San Juan Island Library is  Continue Reading

San Juan Public Schools Foundation Annual Knowledge Bowl is on March 2

Written on February 16, 2020 at 5:47 am, by

It’s the time of year to celebrate knowledge with our entire community! The 2020 Knowledge Bowl will be held on March 2 at 6:30 pm at the San Juan Community Theatre. A cross between Jeopardy and the old college quiz bowls, teams compete to answer questions on geography, history, pop culture, local fare, and more.  Continue Reading

Thank You!

Written on February 15, 2020 at 5:45 am, by

Dear Community, Thank you, thank you! San Juan Island School District continues to be humbled by the amazing and overwhelming turnout to support our schools and most importantly our students. Because of your support on this week’s vote to reauthorize our capital and technology levy, we will be able to ensure safe and modernized buildings,  Continue Reading

FHHS Students Promote Tardigrade

Written on February 10, 2020 at 5:49 am, by

Do you know what a tardigrade is? If not, it’s time to find out! It could soon become Washington State’s official micro-animal thanks to a partnership between students at Friday Harbor High School, Riverday School in Spokane, Jefferson Middle School in Olympia, along with Lynn Bahrych from the San Juan Islands Conservation District, and Katie  Continue Reading

Letters

Written on February 4, 2020 at 5:44 am, by

In the mailbag this morning we find this letter from Martha Alvarado… Dear editor- On February 11th our community will be voting on a replacement capitol & technology levy for our schools. Vote YES for our schools! This is NOT a new tax, but a renewal of the one that has existed for many years.  Continue Reading

Rummage Sale for FHHS Senior Class 2020 Grad Night

Written on February 3, 2020 at 12:20 pm, by

Now is your chance to pass along some of your lightly used treasures, and maybe find some new ones, as well! Drop off is Friday, 2/7 from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. in the High School Commons. We welcome your quality donations; nothing the local thrift store would reject, please! Sale is Saturday, 2/8 –  Continue Reading

Open House at Spring Street International School

Written on January 29, 2020 at 5:41 am, by

Spring Street International School is hosting an Open House this Wednesday, January 29th from 5:30 – 7:00pm. As the priority application deadline approaches, we want to give families and prospective students the opportunity to tour our campus and learn more about our income-based tuition. Current students will offer tours and there will be different information  Continue Reading

Letters

Written on January 24, 2020 at 5:45 am, by

In the SJ Update mailbag this morning we find a letter to you from Summer Clark… On February 11th our community will be voting on a replacement capitol & technology levy for our schools. Vote YES for our schools! This is NOT a new tax, but a renewal of the one that has existed for  Continue Reading

School Schedule Adjustment

Written on January 20, 2020 at 7:26 am, by

To make up for the January 15th snow day, the SJISD school calendar will be adjusted as follows: Wednesday January 22nd will be a full school day. Thursday January 23rd will be a half day. Friday January 24th will be a half day.

Opening Tonight at SJCT

Written on January 16, 2020 at 8:22 am, by

Here’s a reminder from Debbi Fincher about this show at San Juan Community Theatre… Little Shop of Horrors opens tonight (Thursday, January 16th) with a Pay What You Can Show at 7:30pm. The show runs this Thursday-Sunday with matinees on BOTH Saturday and Sunday at 2pm. One weekend only! These teen thespians have been in  Continue Reading

Snow Routes

Written on January 15, 2020 at 8:34 pm, by

For Thursday January 16, 2020 – Schools will be on a two hour delayed start schedule due to road conditions. Buses will be on “Snow Routes”. Please make safe decisions.

No School Wednesday

Written on January 15, 2020 at 7:03 am, by

Wednesday Jan 15:  Schools will be closed due to inclement weather. The high school community dinner and the Community Projects presentations are also cancelled.  Be safe, we will see you on Thursday!  

Snow Routes!

Written on January 13, 2020 at 7:15 pm, by

UPDATE: For Wednesday, January 15, 2020: School will again be on a two hour delayed start due to road conditions Buses will be on “Snow Routes” Please check back in the morning for updates. Updates will be posted on the school district website by 6:30 AM.

Delayed Start for School Today

Written on January 13, 2020 at 7:38 am, by

San Juan Island School District is 2 Hours Late, with morning buses on snow routes. Headstart is also 2 hours late.

Letter from Kari McVeigh

Written on January 4, 2020 at 5:47 am, by

Dear Fabulous Community Members, Happy 2020!!! As the San Juan Island School District enters into the year 2020, we are excited to share a new and actionable district strategic plan. Four Strategic Planning teams (mixed teams of staff, parents and community members) met throughout the fall to look at current and desired perceptions of our  Continue Reading

Letters

Written on January 3, 2020 at 5:45 am, by

In the SJ Update mailbag today we find this letter from Bob & Shannon Wilson… (Note: This has been updated since it was first published) On February 11th our community will be voting on a replacement capitol & technology levy for our schools. Vote YES for our schools! This is NOT a new tax, but  Continue Reading

San Juan Island School District Capital and Technology Levy February 11, 2020

Written on December 26, 2019 at 8:44 am, by

The San Juan Island School District will be asking for voter support this coming February 11, 2020 in a special election for reauthorization of the Capital and Technology levy for the years 2021-2024. The Capital and Technology levy provides funding for capital improvements, major facility repairs, and technology equipment, implementation, and support. “Basic education funding”  Continue Reading

SVC Earns Awards

Written on December 22, 2019 at 9:35 am, by

Skagit Valley College Marketing and Communications earns seven marketing and public relations awards The Skagit Valley College Marketing and Communications team is proud to announce they won seven marketing and public relations awards — including one Gold — at the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) District 7 fall conference, that was held in Friday Harbor,  Continue Reading

2019 Home Trust Ornament Project – Completed

Written on December 20, 2019 at 5:47 am, by

Ornaments now available by donation at the Home Trust Office Being able to participate at the Farmers’ Markets throughout the year and at the Holiday Market in December has been a wonderful means of outreach to our entire community for the San Juan Community Home Trust.  Not only have these Market interactions led to new  Continue Reading