Education News

FACILITIES TASK FORCE: The Sedro-Woolley School District is looking for volunteers to be part of a facility task force that will address space and modernization needs within the district.

School districts in Skagit County are holding kindergarten registration activities in the coming weeks. Children must be 5 years old on or before Aug. 31 to be registered. Parents must show current immunization records and original state-issued birth certificates or other legally accepted pr…

n The Mount Vernon School Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, at Mount Baker Middle School, 2310 E. Section St. A family night meeting with free dinner will follow. mountvernonschools.org or 360-428-6110.

BURLINGTON — It’s been about 30 years since she was a student at Burlington-Edison High School, but Merri Anne Stowe remembers it as the place she set her career path.

The La Conner School District has filed a countersuit against the contractor that built the new La Conner Middle School, seeking at least $37,000 in damages.

LA CONNER — With about 25 votes left to count, the one-year $995,000 Educational Programs and Operations levy proposed by the La Conner School District is still on its way to passing.

MOUNT VERNON — The La Conner School District’s nearly $1 million dollar levy question was answered Tuesday night, with voters in the district showing strong support of the proposal.

Today is the last day for voters in the La Conner School District to decide on the district’s proposed one-year $995,000 Educational Programs and Operations (EPO) levy.

School districts in Skagit County are holding kindergarten registration activities in the coming weeks. Children must be 5 years old on or before Aug. 31 to register. Parents must show current immunization records and original state-issued birth certificates or other legally accepted proofs …

WILDLIFE SCHOLARSHIP: The Washington Brant Foundation is offering at least one scholarship of $500 to college students pursuing careers in wildlife management, particularly those with an interest in waterfowl.

ORATORICAL SCHOLARSHIP: Burlington-Edison High School student Benjamin Crosby has won an $18,000 scholarship from the American Legion.

LA CONNER — With less than a week before voters decide Tuesday on the La Conner School District's levy proposal, the district is preparing to make some tough decisions.

LA CONNER — The contractor that built the new La Conner Middle School has filed suit against the school district, seeking about $1 million in damages.

FARM TO SCHOOL: The community is invited to help Leadership Skagit’s team Butterfly Effect and the Concrete School District install garden beds from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 23. For more information, call Concrete Elementary School at 360-853-8145.

School districts in Skagit County are holding kindergarten registration activities in the coming weeks. Children must be 5 years old on or before Aug. 31 to register. Parents must show current immunization records and original state-issued birth certificates or other legally accepted proofs …

WILDLIFE SCHOLARSHIP: The Washington Brant Foundation is offering at least one scholarship of $500 or more to college students pursuing careers in wildlife management, particularly those with an interest in waterfowl.

The state Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction on Friday announced recipients of new grant money aimed at creating healthier school environments.

n The Conway School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, April 18, in the Digital Commons, 19710 Highway 534, Mount Vernon. conway.k12.wa.us or 360-445-5785.

School districts in Skagit County are holding kindergarten registration activities in the coming weeks. Children must be 5 years old on or before Aug. 31 to register. Parents must show current immunization records and original state-issued birth certificates or other legally accepted proofs …

FARM TO SCHOOL: The community is invited to help Leadership Skagit’s team Butterfly Effect and the Concrete School District install garden beds Saturday, April 23. For more information, call Concrete Elementary School at 360-853-8145.

WILDLIFE SCHOLARSHIP: The Washington Brant Foundation is offering at least one scholarship of $500 or more to college students pursuing careers in wildlife management, particularly those with an interest in waterfowl.

LA CONNER — In February 2014, construction on the new La Conner Middle School hit a bump when mold was discovered on some of the lumber used in the building’s crawl space.

The La Conner School Board will hold a special board meeting, which will serve as a budget and finance workshop, at 6 p.m. Monday, April 11, in the administration directors room, 305 N. Sixth St. lcsd.wednet.edu or 360-466-3171.

OPEN HOUSE AND REGISTRATION: The Northwest Career and Technical Academy will host an open house and summer registration event at 6 p.m. April 20 at 2205 W. Campus Place, Mount Vernon.Summer session is June 23 through July 13 and is open to all high school students. Students will receive high…

BRANDON SCHAFER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: Applications for the $1,000 Brandon Schafer Memorial Scholarship are now available. Anacortes High School seniors who have a passion for art and/or music may apply. For an application, go to the AHS Counseling web page.

LA CONNER — The students on La Conner High School’s Knowledge Bowl team have come so close to winning the past few statewide competitions, they could almost taste it.

BRANDON SCHAFER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: Applications for the $1,000 Brandon Schafer Memorial Scholarship are available. Anacortes High School seniors who have a passion for art and/or music may apply. Applications are available on the Anacortes High School counseling web page.

School districts in Skagit County are holding kindergarten registration activities in the coming weeks.

BURLINGTON LIONS CLUB: The Burlington Lions Club is offering five $500 scholarships to Burlington-Edison High School seniors.

YOUTH PROGRAM: Western Washington University will host a youth program at its Shannon Point Marine Center in Anacortes on April 4-8.A morning session from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. will be offered for grades 4-6, and an afternoon session will run from 1 to 5 p.m. for those in grades 7-9. The c…

School districts in Skagit County are holding kindergarten registration activities in the coming weeks.

LA CONNER — Growing up on a farm in Eastern Washington, La Conner School District Superintendent Tim Bruce remembers the years when the crops didn’t yield as much as expected.