School briefs

Helping teachers, students

St. Luke's Episcopal Church attendees started a summer outreach program to benefit students at Greywolf and Helen Haller elementary schools.

Aware of tight budgets schools face and that teachers spend their own money on supplies, church members donated school supplies such as pencils, lined paper, note-books, crayons, glue sticks plus some clothing.

They delivered five large boxes of supplies to each school on Friday, Sept. 3.

Night of jazz

Stardust Big Band and the Sequim High School Jazz Band play together on Saturday, Oct. 2, as a fundraiser for the high school band program.

The event is at the high school cafeteria, 601 N.

Sequim Ave. Doors open at

6 p.m. with music starting at 6:30 p.m.

Cost is $15 for singles, $25 for couples. Ticket includes music, dancing, dinner and non-alcoholic drinks

Tickets are at Pacific Mist Books, the high school's main office and at the door.

First Teacher hosts parent, reading events

The First Teacher classroom (Room 4W at Sequim Community School, 220 W. Alder St.) is home to a number of special times for youths and parents in September.

Monday is reading time, starting at 10:30 a.m. Reading times this month include Sept. 20 with Vince Riccobene and Sept. 27 with Karla Morgan.

Friday is activity time includes Kindermusik with Carry Madison at 10 a.m. on Sept. 17.

From 10 a.m.-noon on Friday, Sept. 24, First Teacher hosts Traffic Safety Day. Children are fitted with helmets and ride around the fun track while learning about vehicle safety. Volunteers from the

Sequim Police Department and Clallam County Fire District 3 are scheduled to be on hand.

Call 582-3428.

Sequim 3 make WSU honor roll

Three Sequim-area students were named to the Washington State University's president's honor roll for the summer term.

They are Jaysa Hill, John Ryan and Ryan Scott.

To be eligible for the honor roll, an undergraduate must earn a grade-point average of 3.75 in at least nine graded hours or a 3.50 GPA with at least 15 graded hours.

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