Glacier Peak High School named Washington Achievement Award Winner

Glacier Peak High School has been selected as a 2013 Washington Achievement Award Winner for its Overall Excellence and Special Recognition - 5-year Graduation Rate. The Washington Achievement Awards are sponsored by the Washington State Board of Education and the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. They celebrate the state’s top-performing schools and recognize achievement in many categories. This award is given to elementary, middle, high, and comprehensive schools in seven categories: overall excellence, language arts, math, science, extended graduation rate (high and comprehensive schools only), closing achievement gaps and high progress (Title I eligible or participating schools only). Glacier Peak High School received this special award on Thursday, April 24, at an awards ceremony in Lacey.

Night of the Arts events to showcase student artwork

The Snohomish community will soon have two great opportunities to enjoy a variety of artwork - and more. Both Glacier Peak High School and Snohomish High School will host Night of the Arts benefits in May. Families, students and community members are welcome to attend. Glacier Peak High School’s Night of the Arts will be Thursday, May 8, from 5-9 p.m. while Snohomish High School’s is Thursday, May 16 from 5-8 p.m.


These annual events are geared to raise community awareness, understanding, and enthusiasm toward art. Artwork from area students grades K-12 will be on display. A variety of mediums will be represented.

Admission is $5 for adults. Students and children are free. Benefits will support next year’s Night of the Arts.

Student sports physical information

Sports physicals are being offered for incoming 7th-12th grade Snohomish School District athletes for the 2014-2015 school year at Snohomish High School on Monday, June 2, from 4-7 p.m. in the auxilliary gym.

 

The cost is $25 per student. Payment is required at the time of physical with cash or check. To make an appointment, please stop by the Glacier Peak High School or Snohomish High School athletic training room by Friday, May 30.

  • If your student is attending Valley View Middle School or Glacier Peak High School you can contact Wendy Jackson at wendy.jackson@sno.wednet.edu or 360 563-7608 for more information.
  • If your student is attending Centennial Middle School or Snohomish High School you can contact Sara Larson at sara.larson@sno.wednet.edu or at 360 563-4087 for more information.
  • Leave a message with your name, phone number and desired time of appointment. This is a fundraiser for the athletic training rooms and sports medicine programs at district high schools.

Science and Arts Academy - May 2 registration deadline

Sno_Sci-Arts-square-PurpleGreen.jpgPottery, renewable energy, astronomy, robotics, aeronautical engineering and painting are just some of the many exciting topics students entering grades 1 through 8 can investigate in through the district’s summer program – the Science and Arts Academy. This year’s program runs July 7 through July 31 at Snohomish High School (1315 Fifth Street in Snohomish). Classes are held Mondays through Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

2014-2015 kindergarten registration began March 3

Kindergarten registration for the 2014-2015 school year began on Monday, March 3, at the district's elementary schools. The district's kindergarten program includes a strong emphasis on the development of academic skills. In addition, we provide children with the opportunity to explore, discover and experience the joy of learning.

 

For more information on kindergarten registration, please contact the elementary school your child will attend. If you do not know which school your child will attend, please call our Transportation Department at (360) 563-3525. For more information on our kindergarten program and registration, please click here.

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Our Mission: The Snohomish School District, in its commitment to excellence, places the success of each student at the center of all decisions and actions. Partnerships and strong academic programs ensure competent, responsible, lifelong learners.

 

The  Snohomish School District #201 does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. 

 

Special thanks to Snohomish community member Todd Elvig for providing the photos in the banner above.