Topic: Schools

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 dis­trict,  Con­tin­ue Reading


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

Fred Woods Named as Final Candidate for School District Superintendent

Written on December 20, 2019 at 5:45 am, by

At the Decem­ber 18, 2019 reg­u­lar School Board Meet­ing, The San Juan Island School Dis­trict Board of Direc­tors named Fred Woods as the final can­di­date for the posi­tion of Super­in­ten­dent of San Juan Island School Dis­trict, pend­ing con­tract nego­ti­a­tions. Through a focused men­tor­ing plan, Mr. Woods has been con­fer­ring reg­u­lar­ly with cur­rent Super­in­ten­dent, Kari McVeigh.  Con­tin­ue Reading

School Board Meeting

Written on December 16, 2019 at 5:43 am, by

On Wednes­day Dec 18, 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. We will also cel­e­brate the school/community col­lab­o­ra­tion that lead to the devel­op­ment of the Dis­tric­t’s Strate­gic Plan 2020–2025.  All are welcome!

Rock Solid Wins National Award!

Written on December 3, 2019 at 12:00 pm, by

Con­grat­u­la­tions to Rock Sol­id pre­ven­tion youth for their receipt of a nation­al award for their Red Rib­bon Week vap­ing pre­ven­tion mes­sage post­ed on the Fri­day Har­bor High School chem­istry door.  See below for the offi­cial announce­ment and a pic­ture of their entry.  They received one of ten Judges picks — the award for Edu­ca­tion­al entry. What  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan Public Schools Foundation Says Thank You!

Written on November 14, 2019 at 6:15 am, by

The San Juan Pub­lic School Foun­da­tion would like to thank our com­mu­ni­ty mem­bers who have made a dona­tion dur­ing our fall fund dri­ve! We had a suc­cess­ful phone-a-thon and we are very excit­ed to con­tin­ue to see the gold envelopes com­ing back to us. This month, your gifts helped the foun­da­tion fund math mate­ri­als and plan­ners  Con­tin­ue Reading

Rock Solid Students Get Valuable Resource List Printed On Student ID

Written on November 13, 2019 at 6:05 am, by

We are excit­ed to share our Rock Sol­id Youth Team of the San Juan Island Pre­ven­tion Coali­tion (SJIPC) and our school pho­tog­ra­ph­er; Mark Gard­ner print­ed valu­able resources on the back of all Mid­dle and High stu­dent ids. We are serv­ing our Fri­day Har­bor Mid­dle School (FHMS) and Fri­day Har­bor High School (FHHS) stu­dents, near­ly 475!  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan Island’s Rock Solid Awarded Top Honor At Prevention Summit

Written on November 12, 2019 at 6:15 am, by

Rock Sol­id wins top award… The San Juan Island Pre­ven­tion Coali­tion is proud to announce our youth pre­ven­tion team, Rock Sol­id, was award­ed top hon­or at this year’s WA. State Pre­ven­tion Sum­mit in Yaki­ma! Rock Sol­id has suc­cess­ful­ly returned each year since 2011 to com­plete a mean­ing­ful pre­ven­tion project in our com­mu­ni­ty after attend­ing the train­ing  Con­tin­ue Reading

Grad Night Fundraising

Written on October 24, 2019 at 5:45 am, by

The Class of 2020 Kicks off Grad Night Fundrais­ing The Fri­day Har­bor High School Senior Class of 2020/PTSA is now tak­ing orders for their annu­al Hol­i­day Wreath sale. Get your beau­ti­ful, aro­mat­ic, long-last­ing, 24” North­west Noble Fir wreath with pinecones, berries, and a hand­made bow in the col­or of your choice for only $25! These  Con­tin­ue Reading