Snohomish School District

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District Announcements

  • Dear Friends - May 14, 2024

    Dear Friends - May 14, 2024

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  • 2024-2025 high school students - Are you interested in being part of a Student Advisory Council to the School Board?

    2024-2025 high school students - Are you interested in being part of a Student Advisory Council to the School Board?

    Calling all Snohomish School District high school students! Are you interested in serving as a representative on the Student Advisory Council for the School Board? We have Student Advisory Council representative positions (students in grades 10 through 12) open for the 2024-2025 school year and invite you to submit your application by Monday, May 20, 2024. Students selected to the Student Advisory Council will receive community service hours for their involvement.

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  • 2023-2024 senior & graduation information

    2023-2024 senior & graduation information

    Our 2023-2024 high school seniors will graduate from Snohomish on Thursday, June 6 (AIM High School ), Friday, June 7 (Transition Center) and Monday, June 10 (Glacier Peak High School and Snohomish High School). More information will be available from respective high schools in the coming months.

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  • New students encouraged to register for 2024-2025 school year

    New students encouraged to register for 2024-2025 school year

    Have you recently moved to the area? Or, do you have a child (preschool, elementary age or middle/high school age) who will be new to the Snohomish School District during the 2024–2025 school year? We can’t wait for you to join us! Register today at the Snohomish School District elementary, middle, or high school your child will attend. In addition, the Snohomish School District is currently reviewing variance/Choice Transfer requests for those families interested in their child(ren) attending a school that is not their neighborhood school for the 2024-2025 school year. Click here to learn more and to register.

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District News

  •  2024 WASA award recipients

    2024 WASA Award Recipients

    The Washington Association of School Administrators (WASA) – Sno-Isle Region 109 recently recognized these individuals for their unique contributions to the Snohomish School District. Retired educator Judy Dahlberg received the 2024 WASA Community Leadership Award and Glacier Peak High School student Emily Lin was the recipient of the 2024 Student Leadership Award. We are thankful for their contributions to our district and community!

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  •  May Cultural Awareness and Recognitions

    May Cultural Awareness and Recognitions: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Haitian Heritage Month, Jewish American Heritage Month, Speech and Hearing Awareness Month

    In the Snohomish School District and community, we honor and recognize our diversity. Please join us this May as we acknowledge Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Haitian Heritage Month, Jewish American Heritage Month, and Speech and Hearing Awareness Month. As a reminder, though these months may be designated as times for specific recognition, we encourage honor and recognition of our culture and diversity throughout the year.

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  •  two classes of 7th grade science students

    Group helps cultivate environmental stewardship

    Retired Valley View Middle School teacher Judy Dahlberg, alongside current science teachers Ed Kowalski, Nick Mellander, and Jamie Manges, are leading the charge in habitat restoration. Together with 7th grade science students, they’re transforming the school’s outdoor space into an “outdoor ecology lab.” To learn more about Dahlberg and the Valley View Middle School habitat restoration project visit www.sno.wednet.edu/news/habitat.

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  •  April Cultural Awareness and Recognitions: Arab American Heritage Month, Autism Acceptance Month, M

    April Cultural Awareness and Recognitions: Arab American Heritage Month, Autism Acceptance Month, Month of the Military Child, National Volunteer Month

    In the Snohomish School District and community, we honor and recognize our diversity. Please join us this April as we acknowledge Arab American Heritage Month, Autism Acceptance Month, Month of the Military Child, and National Volunteer Month. As a reminder, though these months may be designated as times for specific recognitions, we encourage honor and recognition of our culture and diversity throughout the year.

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  •  Debbie Smith and Shaelynn Charvet-Bates named Golden Apple Award recipients

    Debbie Smith and Shaelynn Charvet-Bates named Golden Apple Award recipients

    Our district's March 2024 Golden Apple Award recipients are Debbie Smith, administrative assistant at Centennial Middle School, and Shaelynn Charvet-Bates, librarian at Riverview Elementary! We are so excited to be able to recognize these two amazing team members! Read more about Debbie and Shaelynn and their nominations at www.sno.wednet.edu/goldenapplerecipients. The Golden Apple Award recognizes staff members for their above and beyond service to help create an educational community that ignites a passion for learning where every student is known and empowered along with exemplifying Snohomish School District’s core values of being student-focused, cultivating a culture of belonging, and an equitable, caring environment for others to thrive.

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  •  School Board Classified Awards Recognition

    District classified/PSE employees shine!

    Congratulations to these district classified/PSE employees who were recognized at the March 13 annual School Board Classified Awards Recognition event! Join us in a huge round of applause for all they do to help every student thrive!

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  •  Glacier Peak High School game clube

    Game clubs foster sense of belonging

    In a society often divided by differences, games can be tools of unity, weaving bonds that go beyond backgrounds and personalities. Each week dozens of middle and high school students regularly head to one of the after-school game clubs. It’s here that students engage with each other and immerse themselves in intense battles of wit and skill across various tabletop, board, video, and card games. Learn more at www.sno.wednet.edu/news/gameclubs.

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  •  two students doing mazes while looking in a mirror

    The IDEA Project visits Cascade View Elementary

    The IDEA Project recently visited Cascade View Elementary to give students a unique, hands-on journey into the world of differences and abilities. To learn more about this experience and The IDEA Project, visit www.sno.wednet.edu/news/ideaproject.

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  •  March Cultural Awareness and Recognitions

    March Cultural Awareness and Recognitions: Ramadan, Women’s History Month, Gender Equality Month, Irish-American Heritage Month, and Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

    In the Snohomish School District and community, we honor and recognize our diversity. Please join us this March as we acknowledge Ramadan, Women’s History, Gender Equality, Irish-American Heritage and Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. As a reminder, though these months may be designated as times for specific recognitions, we encourage honor and recognition of our culture and diversity throughout the year.

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    Student artists recipients of Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

    We are excited to share this year’s regional award recipients of the 2024 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards! More than 400 teens across Snohomish County submitted 769 pieces of artwork, and 211 pieces received regional honors. Of the 211 pieces of artwork, 51 pieces were created by students from Glacier Peak High School (GPHS) and Snohomish High School (SHS)!

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  •  Kathy Derks and Alisa Ashmon, Golden Apple Award winners

    Kathy Derks and Alisa Ashmon named Golden Apple Award recipients

    Our district's January 2024 Golden Apple Award recipients are Kathy Derks, bus driver, and Alisa Ashmon, science teacher and Glacier Peak High School! We are so excited to be able to recognize these two amazing team members! Read more about Kathy and Alisa, and their nominations at www.sno.wednet.edu/goldenapplerecipients. The Golden Apple Award recognizes staff members for their above and beyond service to help create an educational community that ignites a passion for learning where every student is known and empowered along with exemplifying Snohomish School District’s core values of being student-focused, cultivating a culture of belonging, and an equitable, caring environment for others to thrive.

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  •  Kindergarten and new student restoration

    It's time to register for the 2024-2025 school year!

    Mark your calendars for our Spring Into Kindergarten event. All 2024-2025 kindergarten families and students are highly encouraged to attend and register on this day. Spring Into Kindergarten will be held on Thursday, March 7, from 4-6:30 p.m. at district elementary schools. Click here to learn more about this annual registration event, as well as registration information for new district students, Transition to Kindergarten, ECEAP and Developmental Preschool for the 2024-2025 school year.

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    Emergency standard response protocol

    The safety of our students and staff is our priority. The Snohomish School District utilizes the “I Love U Guys” Foundation’s programs for crisis response and post-crisis reunification. Our standard response protocol includes: HOLD, SECURE, LOCKDOWN, EVACUATE, and SHELTER. Visit www.sno.wednet.edu/safety/response to learn more about our district standard response protocol and safety and security response definitions.

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  •  February Cultural Awareness and Recognitions: Black History Month and Lunar New Year

    February Cultural Awareness and Recognitions: Black History Month and Lunar New Year

    In the Snohomish School District and community, we honor and recognize our diversity. Please join with us this month as we acknowledge Black History Month and the Lunar New Year.

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  • Cha-cha-cha Chia! 8th grade art students embark on a Chia Pet pottery adventure

    Who remembers the Chia Pet? Emily Cole's 8th grade art students at Centennial Middle School recreated the iconic 1980s figurines. The Chia Pet project allowed the talented art students to showcase their innovation and create any figurine they could imagine out of terracotta clay. The project was a success and even touched on subjects such as, history, biology, and culinary arts. What resulted was a modern and unique take on a classic! To read more about the Chia Pet project, please visit www.sno.wednet.edu/news/chiapet.

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  •  Snow days & weather events

    Snow days & weather events

    As we head into winter, a reminder regarding school closures, delayed starts and limited transportation (snow) routes and schedules. If inclement weather conditions occur, the district office will decide whether to: Hold school (regular hours); Hold school (delayed start) - All schools will start two hours late; or Close school. Learn more by clicking here or visit www.sno.wednet.edu/weather.

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  •  Middle school graphic

    Message from the Superintendent - Middle school reconfiguration

    We want to share information about an upcoming consideration that will impact the structure of our school system. The district is recommending the reconfiguration of our schools by moving 6th grade to our middle schools, thereby creating K-5 elementary schools and 6-8 middle schools. The reason we are looking to reconfigure is based on the academic and developmental needs of our students. Click to read more about this recommendation, the “why,” timelines, and how you can get involved.

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  •  January Cultural Awareness and Recognitions: Poverty Awareness Month

    January Cultural Awareness and Recognitions: Poverty Awareness Month

    January is Poverty Awareness Month. It was first recognized in 2009 yet remains a topic which is sometimes overlooked. According to the 2020 Census Report, approximately 10% of households in the United States live at or below the poverty line. In Snohomish County, the numbers are similar. On average, one out of every 10 households is directly impacted by poverty.

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  •  December Cultural Awareness and Recognitions

    December Cultural Awareness and Recognitions

    During December, there are no month-long recognitions; however, as with other months, there are daily observances which have been identified. One of these is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 3.

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  • Lions Club vision screening

    Coming into focus: Lions Club partners with district to improve student well-being

    Annual vision screenings in our schools are helping find students whose vision may be impacting their development, learning, and even classroom behaviors. Through our district’s partnership with the Snohomish Lions Club, each year about 5% of district students are identified as having vision issues needing follow-up care.

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  •  November Cultural Awareness and Recognitions: Native American Heritage Month

    November Cultural Awareness and Recognitions: Native American Heritage Month

    Native American Heritage Month was first recognized in 1990 after approval of a resolution by President George H. W. Bush. Since then proclamations have been made each November under various names, including National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month.

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  •  School Veterans Day assemblies

    School Veterans Day assemblies

    Many of our schools have planned Veterans Day assemblies in early November. All veterans, families and community members are welcome to attend any or all of these events. There is no school on Friday, November 10.

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  •  Tiffany Iverson and Jordan Johnson

    Tiffany Iverson and Jordan Johnson named Golden Apple Award recipients

    Our district's first Golden Apple Award recipients are Tiffany Iverson, paraeducator at Central Emerson Elementary (Emerson Campus), and Jordan Johnson, band teacher at Snohomish High School! We are so excited to be able to recognize these two amazing team members! Read more about Tiffany and Jordan and their nominations at www.sno.wednet.edu/goldenapplerecipients. The Golden Apple Award recognizes staff members for their above and beyond service to help create an educational community that ignites a passion for learning where every student is known and empowered along with exemplifying Snohomish School District’s core values of being student-focused, cultivating a culture of belonging, and an equitable, caring environment for others to thrive.

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  • Gaining skills for life outside the classroom

    Gaining valuable skills for life outside the classroom

    District middle school students are practicing real-life skills and are gaining an understanding of many of the engineering and trade skills necessary for life outside the classroom. The engineering and computer-aided design (CAD) classes taught at Centennial Middle School and Valley View Middle School are part of the district’s career and technical education (CTE) program. Through instruction and class projects, students are gaining an understanding of engineering design, small group communication skills, machine and power tool operation, measurement, tool safety, mechanical drawing, applied math, applied physics, technical reading and writing, laser and 3D printer operation, soldering, and more.

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  •  Register today for EKG Youth Heart Screenings – November 1

    Register today for EKG Youth Heart Screenings – November 1

    Did you know that sudden cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death in exercising or at play young people on school campus and is typically the result of undiagnosed structural or electrical heart disease? The best way to detect life threatening heart conditions is through a heart screening developed for young hearts that includes a comprehensive family health history, electrocardiogram (EKG/electrical) and potentially an echocardiogram (ECHO/ultrasound). Register now for free heart screenings for district youth (ages 12-24) through the Nick of Time Foundation.

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