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The Anacortes School District is beginning the process of registering kindergarten students for the 2021-2022 school year.

Children entering kindergarten must be 5 on or before Aug. 31. Anacortes is a nonboundary district; students are placed following certain criteria and guidelines, per board policy 3131.

Priority is given to families who enroll prior to May 15.

More information can be found in the Kindergarten Registration Packet.

Registration can be done online. Before registration, parents will need: child’s birth certificate, passport, or other age verification document; completed Certificate of Immunization Status; child’s immunization record and, if applicable, parenting plan/court order and/or proof of guardianship.


The Sedro-Woolley School District is beginning the process of registering kindergarten students for the 2021-2022 school year. Incoming kindergartners must be 5 years old by Aug.31.

Information about kindergarten can be found at Go to for information and tutorials about online registration.

Parents should be prepared to upload their child’s birth certificate and immunization records to complete the registration process.


Skagit County high school students are eligible to receive one of two $2,000 Serenity Thomas scholarships.

In memory of Anacortes High School student Serenity Thomas, who died of leukemia at age 16, high school seniors who are 18 and intend to go into the field of special education or another related field may apply.

Applications can be found at the Anacortes High School counseling center, under scholarships, or at


High school seniors with a GPA of 3.25 or better who live in Cascadia Eye service areas, including Skagit County, are eligible to apply for a $1,000 scholarship from Cascadia Eye. The scholarship is open to seniors who will attend a full-time program at a trade school, college or university.

Applications must be received by April 15.

The application consists of the application form, an essay, official transcripts and a letter of reference from a teacher or employer.

Applications may be printed at, picked up at high school counseling offices, or picked up at any Cascadia Eye location.

Students should email completed applications to, or may drop them off at any Cascadia Eye.


The Sedro-Woolley School District is accepting referrals for its Highly Capable Program.

Referral packets for students in kindergarten through the 11th grade are available at any building office, the district office or on the district website.

Forms for grades K-6 can be mailed to Hi-Cap Coordinator, Central Elementary, 601 Talcott St., Sedro-Woolley 98284; forms for grades 7–12 can be mailed to Principal Mischelle Darragh, 23953 Prairie Road, Sedro-Woolley, 98284.

K-6 forms can also be emailed to; forms for all grades 7–11 can be emailed to

Forms for all grade levels are due by March 31.

School offices also have referral forms available in Spanish and Russian.

For more information, contact Darragh at or at 360-855-3540, or contact the Sedro-Woolley School District office at 360-855-3500.


Cascades Job Corps Center in Sedro-Woolley is taking enrollment for its free career training programs.

Cascades Job Corps is a residential career technical training and education program funded by the U.S. Department of Labor.

To qualify, applicants must be 16 through 24 years old, have a low income, and have educational and employment barriers or deficits.

Cascades Job Corps offers trades in the fields of information technology, health care, security and protective services, office administration and culinary arts.

For more information, go to or call 360-854-2167.


The Burlington-Edison School District is beginning the process of registering kindergartners for the 2021-2022 school year.

Children must be 5 by Aug. 31 to attend. Families interested in registering a child may do so through district’s website at

The following documents are required for registration: birth certificate, proof of residency and immunization records.

The first day of kindergarten is Sept. 7.


The Conway School District is in the process of preparing registration packets for the families of students who will enter kindergarten in the fall of 2021.

For more information, call the school office at 360-445-5785, ext. 1116, or email Kelli Hutchens at


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