Topic: Schools

Composting: A Way to Mitigate the Effects of Waste on the Environment

Written on October 23, 2019 at 11:27 am, by

Sto­ry by Ayla Rid­wan and Raylee Miniken who are par­tic­i­pat­ing in the FHHS Com­mu­ni­ty Ser­vice Project… San Juan Coun­ty would great­ly ben­e­fit from a com­mer­cial com­poster. Com­mer­cial com­posters help to mit­i­gate the effects of waste by elim­i­nat­ing the methane pro­duc­tion of com­postable items. Com­post­ing is the process of decom­pos­ing mat­ter. Accord­ing to O2Compost, a com­mer­cial  Con­tin­ue Reading

FHES Halloween Parade

Written on October 23, 2019 at 11:23 am, by

Fri­day Har­bor Ele­men­tary School’s annu­al Hal­loween Parade is com­ing up on Thurs­day Octo­ber 31 at 9:30am. The parade trav­els from the ele­men­tary school to Argyle Ave to Spring Street, past King’s Mar­ket, across the street and back to the school.  Stu­dents should be dressed for cool fall weath­er and wear com­fort­able walk­ing shoes. Cos­tumes should  Con­tin­ue Reading

Phone-A-Thon October 21 & 22

Written on October 21, 2019 at 5:47 am, by

It’s that time of year! The San Juan Pub­lic Schools Foun­da­tion will hold its annu­al Phone-A-Thon on Mon­day, Octo­ber 21st, and Tues­day, Octo­ber 22nd, from 5 to 8 p.m. Dur­ing this time, vol­un­teer stu­dents, par­ents, fac­ul­ty and mem­bers of the com­mu­ni­ty will be call­ing to ask for your sup­port. The Foun­da­tion is a group of vol­un­teer par­ents,  Con­tin­ue Reading

Wolverines at LaConner

Written on October 18, 2019 at 8:53 am, by

8th Ranked FHHS Wolver­ines Foot­ball Trav­els to LaCon­ner, Look to Remain Unbeat­en in League  Sto­ry by Mike Mar­tin… Fri­day Night the FHHS Wolver­ines look to extend their five-game win­ning streak as they trav­el to LaCon­ner to take on the Braves.  LaCon­ner is 1–4 on the sea­son and has lost two straight. Dur­ing the Wolverine’s win­ning  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Rec: Touch-a-Truck

Written on October 3, 2019 at 5:45 am, by

School’s out ear­ly on Fri­day, Octo­ber 11th, so grab your pals and come explore rigs of all shapes and sizes at Island Rec’s annu­al Touch-a-Truck event! We will be at the Fri­day Har­bor Ele­men­tary School play­ground again this year, from 11am-12:30pm. Kiwa­nis will be there in their K‑Boose pro­vid­ing free hot dogs. Don’t miss out  Con­tin­ue Reading

Community Dinner

Written on October 3, 2019 at 5:44 am, by

Please join us for our first Com­mu­ni­ty Din­ner of the 2019–2020 School Year! We are kick­ing off the year with an AMAZING Har­vest Menu pre­pared by Chef Andy and our Food for Thought staff and Chef.0 Stu­dent Interns! On Wednes­day, Octo­ber 9th, from 5:30 — 7:30 in the Fri­day Har­bor High School Com­mons. $15 for  Con­tin­ue Reading

Class of ’69 Reunion

Written on September 20, 2019 at 7:56 am, by

San Juan Update read­er Jan shares this fun announce­ment with you… The FHHS Class of ‘69 held their 50-year reunion at Mike & Beth Wilks’s home on Sat­ur­day the 14th. Out of our grad­u­at­ing class of 20, 13 attend­ed. Twelve in the class start­ed in kinder­garten together.

Letter from the Superintendent

Written on September 17, 2019 at 8:34 am, by

Dear Won­der­ful Com­mu­ni­ty Mem­bers, What a won­der­ful start of the school year! The schools were immac­u­late­ly clean, the teach­ers cre­at­ed warm and invit­ing learn­ing envi­ron­ments, and all admin­is­tra­tive staff worked hard to ensure that all was orga­nized and mov­ing smooth­ly. We are hap­py to be ful­ly back in action, serv­ing our trea­sured stu­dents and the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Socially Active: Tiny Radio Launches Tiny TV YouTube Channel

Written on September 15, 2019 at 10:14 am, by

For the past 8 years Fri­day Har­bor Tiny Radio has host­ed high school sports on 1650 AM and on FHTinyRadio.com. FH Tiny Radio will now stream live foot­ball, bas­ket­ball, soc­cer, soft­ball, and base­ball games for the 2019–20 sea­son. With lit­tle fan­fare it start­ed with last Fri­day’s home open­er for the foot­ball team.  “Sur­pris­ing­ly we had over  Con­tin­ue Reading

Skagit/Islands Head Start receives $7,817,445 five-year grant

Written on August 24, 2019 at 5:44 am, by

Skag­it Val­ley Col­lege Skagit/Islands Head Start (SIHS) is pleased to announce that they have received a notice of award from the Depart­ment of Health and Human Ser­vices, Admin­is­tra­tion for Chil­dren and Fam­i­lies, Office of Head Start and will receive a grant total­ing $7,817,445 for Ear­ly Head Start and Head Start. The five-year grant runs from Sep­tem­ber  Con­tin­ue Reading

Open Doors Program

Written on August 22, 2019 at 5:42 am, by

Open Doors Pro­gram to start at Grif­fin Bay School this fall San Juan Island School Dis­trict announces the open­ing of the “Open Doors Pro­gram”. This stu­dent re-engage­­ment pro­gram will begin on Tues­day Sep­tem­ber 9, 2019. The “Open Doors Pro­gram” is a stu­dent re-engage­­ment sys­tem that pro­vides edu­ca­tion and ser­vices to old­er youth, ages 16–21, who have dropped  Con­tin­ue Reading

Vaccination Rules Changed

Written on August 7, 2019 at 5:44 am, by

Make Sure Your Child Is Allowed To Attend School Start­ing Day 1 WA state laws around immu­niza­tion records have changed!  Return­ing stu­dents no longer have a thir­­ty-day peri­od to prove com­pli­ance with immu­niza­tion laws before they may be exclud­ed from pub­lic school.  Addi­tion­al­ly personal/philosophical/religious exemp­tions are no longer allowed for the MMR (measles, mumps, rubel­la) vac­ci­na­tion  Con­tin­ue Reading

World Champs at 2019 ISSDC World Finals

Written on July 31, 2019 at 5:45 am, by

Fri­day Har­bor High School Stu­dents named World Champs at the 2019 Inter­na­tion­al Space Set­tle­ment Design Com­pe­ti­tion World Finals Last week­end, the Fri­day Har­bor Aero­space Design Team, also known as Island Orbital Tech­nolo­gies (IOTech), became World Cham­pi­ons, at the 2019 Inter­na­tion­al Space Set­tle­ment Design Com­pe­ti­tion World Finals. IOTech, along­side assigned team­mates from four oth­er schools that  Con­tin­ue Reading

Know Your Islanders Talks

Written on July 30, 2019 at 5:48 am, by

Know Your Islanders Talk: Fri­day Har­bor High School Aero­space Design Team  The Fri­day Har­bor High School Aero­space Design Team has jour­neyed to the World Finals for the Inter­na­tion­al Space Set­tle­ment Design Com­pe­ti­tion, held at NASA’s Kennedy Space Cen­ter.  They will explain the pro­pos­al that earned them a spot and how they did.  Mon­day, August 5th at  Con­tin­ue Reading

World Champions

Written on July 29, 2019 at 6:35 pm, by

The Fri­day Har­bor team has been named World Cham­pi­ons in this design com­pe­ti­tion! The fol­low­ing is a let­ter from Daniel Gar­ner of FHHS… Mon­day 9:00am Kennedy Space Cen­ter Cen­ter for Space Edu­ca­tion 2019 Inter­na­tion­al Space Set­tle­ment Design Com­pe­ti­tion World Finals The Fri­day Har­bor Aero­space Design Team, also known as Island Orbital Tech­nolo­gies (IOTech), has just com­plet­ed  Con­tin­ue Reading

Soroptimist Helps Launch Friday Harbor Aerospace Design Team

Written on July 24, 2019 at 5:50 am, by

Excite­ment was high as Sorop­ti­mist offi­cers pre­sent­ed a check for $1,000 to mem­bers of the Fri­day Har­bor Aero­space Design Team to sup­port their par­tic­i­pa­tion at NASA in the World Cham­pi­onship of the Inter­na­tion­al Space Set­tle­ment Design Com­pe­ti­tion. A team of 12 Stu­dents, instruc­tor Dan Gar­ner and 3 chap­er­ones leave this Wednes­day to the Kennedy Space  Con­tin­ue Reading