@SequimSchools — Feb. 14, 2018

  • Wednesday, February 14, 2018 1:30am
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DISTRICT

The next school board meeting is 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, in the district boardroom, 503 N. Sequim Ave. The public is invited to attend, and time is set aside for public comment. To view the agenda and minutes of past meetings, click on “Board of Directors” and “2017-2018 agendas” on the district’s website at www.sequimschools.org.

GREYWOLF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

“100 Day” marks the half-way point in the school year. Greywolf’s first-grade classes celebrated this achievement by participating in a variety of activities.

The students enjoyed designing and constructing “100 Day” crowns, writing 100 words, creating with 100 objects and completing “100 Day” mystery pictures.

First grade teachers include Monique Brasher, Cathaline Green, Leigh Ann Koenig, Alexandra Ogilvie and Melissa Withrow.

Students from Mark Knudson’s and Rio Nersinger’s third-grade classroom recently presented Cheryl McAliley with a “We Pawsitively Adore You!” banner to celebrate National Counselor’s Week at Greywolf. Thank you goes to Mrs. McAliley for all the hard work she does for the school, teachers and students.

HELEN HALLER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Title 1 Math Night is set for 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, in the school’s library and STEAM room.

This presentation is provided to help parents better understand the Eureka Math curriculum. Parents will learn strategies and skills for solving Eureka Math problem that will help their children with homework. They will learn about the math standards, mathematical practices and required fluency that apply to each grade level. Parents will have a better understanding how the mathematical concepts build from concrete to pictorial and on to abstract, using standard algorithms.

Math games will be provided in the STEAM classroom for parents who bring children to the presentation.

Haller’s Parent-Teacher Organization is having a “take-over” at The Oasis Bar and Grill, 301 E. Washington St. From 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 17, with 25 percent of meal orders going to the Haller PTO.

SEQUIM HIGH SCHOOL

On Wednesday, Feb. 14, the ASB is sponsoring a blood drive from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. in the gymnasium; the public is welcome to come and donate.

Senior parents: The senior class party is selling raffle tickets for $5 each for a grand prize of $1,000 cash. The organizing group is seeking help selling tickets that benefit the senior class party. Contact Mary DeFillippo at 425-290-2255 or wildnfree2772@gmail.com.

Headed to All-State Band and Choir in Yakima on Feb. 16 are 22 Sequim High band and choir members.

Spring sport paperwork is due to the front office by Feb. 21. Spring sports begin Feb. 26.

Senior parent ads are due to yearbook advisor Jim Heintz by Feb. 28. The quarter-page ad usually includes a baby picture of your graduating senior and costs $50.

Operetta auditions continue this week, from 4-6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 14, with call-backs on Thursday, Feb. 15, from 6-8 p.m. (both in the auditorium). Pick up audition packets in the main office.

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