PRINCIPAL HIRING: In its search for a new principal for Anacortes High School, the district will host a community forum with the top two candidates July 28 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

SEDRO-WOOLLEY — Like other education institutions around the country, Cascades Job Corps College and Career Academy in Sedro-Woolley is trying to figure out how to best serve students during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

MOUNT VERNON — On his second day of work late last week, Ismael Vivanco could have been behind his desk settling in, but instead the new Mount Vernon School District superintendent spent much his Thursday on a school bus going door-to-door to students’ homes, handing out bags of food, boxes …

SCHOOL BOARD VACANCY: The La Conner School Board has a vacancy to fill.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, all districts are holding their school board meetings electronically. Therefore, all districts ask that public comment be delivered electronically or dropped off at district offices. For information, visit district websites.

SCHOOL BOARD VACANCY: The La Conner School Board has a vacancy to fill.

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SEDRO-WOOLLEY — With its rusty pipes, temporary walls and maze-like classrooms, Evergreen Elementary School has long posed a challenge for the Sedro-Woolley School District.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, all districts are holding their school board meetings electronically. Therefore, all districts ask that public comment be delivered electronically or dropped off at district offices. For information, visit district websites.

SURVEY: The Sedro-Woolley RISE Community Coalition is asking parents and guardians of high school students in the Sedro-Woolley School District to complete a survey about behaviors about youth alcohol consumption in order to develop coalition programs and strategies. The survey takes about 1…

LA CONNER — After three years as head of the La Conner School District, Superintendent Whitney Meissner announced Monday she will resign effective June 30.

MOUNT VERNON — After a difficult budget season last year, the Mount Vernon School Board on Wednesday approved the district’s 2020-21 operating budget, which will see the district restore some of the cuts previously made.

SEDRO-WOOLLEY — Members of the Sedro-Woolley High School esports team recently competed in a tournament hosted by Peninsula College in Port Angeles.

MOUNT VERNON — To the doctors, nurses and others who have continued to work during the COVID-19 pandemic, Mount Vernon High School students have a message: Thank you.

SURVEY: The Sedro-Woolley RISE Community Coalition is asking parents and guardians of high school students in the Sedro-Woolley School District to complete a survey about behaviors about youth alcohol consumption in order to develop coalition programs and strategies. The survey takes about 1…

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, all districts are holding their school board meetings electronically. Therefore, all districts ask that public comment be delivered electronically or dropped off at district offices. For information, visit district websites.

A federal judge granted an emergency injunction Friday that will allow colleges and universities throughout the state, including Skagit Valley College, more flexibility in how to spend COVID-19 emergency relief money.

SEDRO-WOOLLEY — It’s been a tradition that Sedro-Woolley High School seniors drop by their former elementary schools during graduation week to pay homage to where they began their academic careers.

MOUNT VERNON — Although schools remain closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many districts still have buses out on the roads to make sure students have food and schoolwork.

SURVEY: The Sedro-Woolley RISE Community Coalition is asking parents and guardians of high school students in the Sedro-Woolley School District to complete a survey about behaviors about youth alcohol consumption in order to develop coalition programs and strategies. The survey takes about 1…

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, all districts are holding their school board meetings electronically. Therefore, all districts ask that public comment be delivered electronically or dropped off at district offices. For information, visit district websites.

SURVEY: The Sedro-Woolley RISE Community Coalition is asking parents and guardians of high school students in the Sedro-Woolley School District to complete a survey about behaviors around youth alcohol consumption in order to develop coalition programs and strategies. The survey takes about …

The Mount Vernon High School Scholarship Foundation has announced the winners of the 2020 MVHS Foundation Scholarship, according to a news release.

MOUNT VERNON — On March 9, right before students were to begin taking their finals, Skagit Valley College shut down its campuses in Island, San Juan and Skagit counties because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

PRESCHOOL REGISTRATION: The Y Preschool at Whitney Elementary School in Anacortes is taking enrollment for the 2020-2021 school year.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, all districts are holding their school board meetings electronically. Because of this, all districts are asking for any public comment to be delivered electronically or dropped off at district offices. For information, visit district websites.

Mountain School, a beloved program for area fifth-graders, has been limited by the COVID-19 pandemic to activities that can be done online and in backyards.

SEDRO-WOOLLEY — Working from home amid a statewide school closure is not how Sedro-Woolley High School teacher Steve McCartt pictured himself heading into retirement.

PRESCHOOL REGISTRATION: The Y Preschool at Whitney Elementary School in Anacortes is taking enrollment for the 2020-2021 school year.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, all districts are holding their school board meetings electronically. Because of this, all districts are asking for any public comment to be delivered electronically or dropped off at district offices. For information, visit district websites.

DINNER PROGRAM: The Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County is providing snacks and meals to more than 20 locations throughout Skagit County. The program includes three days worth of snacks and light suppers delivered on either Tuesday or Wednesday, and four days worth delivered on Thursday …

When Mount Vernon Christian School Superintendent Jeff Droog stood in his school’s empty parking lot recently, he was filled with emotions.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, all districts are holding their school board meetings electronically. Because of this, all districts are asking for any public comment to be delivered electronically or dropped off at district offices. For information, visit district websites.

LIVESTOCK SCHOLARSHIP: High school seniors who desire to pursue studies toward a career in the animal, agriculture or technical fields are eligible to apply for the eighth annual $500 J&J Livestock Scholarship.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, all districts are holding their school board meetings electronically. Because of this, all districts are asking for any public comment to be delivered electronically or dropped off at district offices. For more information, including on how to access the mee…

MOUNT VERNON — In an ongoing effort to meet the needs of its students during the statewide shutdown of schools because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Mount Vernon High School is taking donations to build up a food pantry.

Four Skagit County schools have been recognized for improving student outcomes.