Written on January 15, 2020 at 8:34 pm, by Tim Dustrude
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.
Written on January 15, 2020 at 7:03 am, by Tim Dustrude
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!
Written on January 13, 2020 at 7:15 pm, by Tim Dustrude
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.
Written on January 13, 2020 at 7:38 am, by Tim Dustrude
San Juan Island School District is 2 Hours Late, with morning buses on snow routes. Headstart is also 2 hours late.
Written on January 4, 2020 at 5:47 am, by Tim Dustrude
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 Tim Dustrude
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
Written on December 26, 2019 at 8:44 am, by Tim Dustrude
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
Written on December 22, 2019 at 9:35 am, by Tim Dustrude
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
Written on December 20, 2019 at 5:47 am, by Tim Dustrude
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
Written on December 20, 2019 at 5:45 am, by Tim Dustrude
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
Written on December 16, 2019 at 5:43 am, by Tim Dustrude
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!
Written on December 3, 2019 at 12:00 pm, by Tim Dustrude
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
Written on November 14, 2019 at 6:15 am, by Peggy Sue McRae
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
Written on November 13, 2019 at 6:05 am, by Peggy Sue McRae
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
Written on November 12, 2019 at 6:15 am, by Peggy Sue McRae
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
Written on October 24, 2019 at 5:45 am, by Tim Dustrude
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