SEDRO-WOOLLEY — U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen visited the Sedro-Woolley School District on Wednesday to talk with Superintendent Miriam Mickelson about federal COVID-19 relief funds and a new federal grant benefitting the district.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, some districts are holding their school board meetings electronically, while others are holding them in a combination of in person and online. For information, visit district websites.

When planning lunches for the Sedro-Woolley School District’s recent summer school program, Food Services Director Allison Johnston didn’t know she would end up missing one of her planned key ingredients: apples.

BURLINGTON — After arriving Wednesday for her first day of school a few minutes before her classmates, Angelina Meza meticulously helped her teacher place lines on the floor 3 feet apart to encourage social distancing.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, some districts are holding their school board meetings electronically, while others are holding them in a combination of in person and online. For information, visit district websites.

About 18 months after first shutting their doors because of the COVID-19 pandemic, schools in Skagit County are preparing to reopen their doors full time to students.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, some districts are holding their school board meetings electronically, while others are holding them in a combination of in person and online. For information, visit district websites.

On the heels of Gov. Jay Inslee’s announcement Wednesday that staff in schools statewide must get vaccinated against COVID-19, small groups throughout the county took part in planned rallies decrying Inslee’s mask mandate for schools.

About 18 months after first shutting their doors because of the COVID-19 pandemic, schools in Skagit County are preparing to reopen their doors full time to students.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, some districts are holding their school board meetings electronically, while others are holding them in a combination of in person and online. For information, visit district websites.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, some districts are holding their school board meetings electronically, while others are holding them in a combination of in person and online. For information, visit district websites.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, some districts are holding their school board meetings electronically, while others are holding them in a combination of in person and online. For information, visit district websites.

SEDRO-WOOLLEY — Miriam Mickelson learned to speak English by watching American TV shows in her home country of the Philippines.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, some districts are holding their school board meetings electronically, while others are holding them in a combination of in person and online. For information, visit district websites.

MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon School Board approved Wednesday the school district’s 2021-22 budget, which will see the district continuing to make good on a goal to enhance equity throughout its schools.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, some districts are holding their school board meetings electronically, while others are holding them in a combination of in person and online. For information, visit district websites.

CONCRETE — In an effort to keep elk from continuing to damage its sports fields, the Concrete School District has partnered with the state Department of Fish and Wildlife to put up special fencing.

EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR: A LaVenture Middle School paraeducator has been named the classified employee of the year for the region served by Northwest Educational Service District 189.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, some districts are holding their school board meetings electronically, while others are holding them in a combination of in person and online. For information, visit district websites.

NEW SUPERINTENDENT: The La Conner School District will introduce new Superintendent Will Nelson on Wednesday in a virtual town hall.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, some districts are holding their school board meetings electronically, while others are holding them in a combination of in person and online. For information, visit district websites.

LA CONNER TEACHER HONORED: A La Conner Elementary School teacher has received a 2021 Ellison Education Grant.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, some districts are holding their school board meetings electronically, while others are holding them in a combination of in person and online. For information, visit district websites.