@SequimSchools — Nov. 15, 2017

GREYWOLF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Greywolf Elementary is rounding up all the good books at this year’s Wild West Book Fair! Saddle up and take a ride down to the Greywolf Library, where you can find all kinds of books and learning items for all ages. The book fair is open through Nov. 19. From Nov. 15-17 we are open during school hours, and Nov. 18 and 19, hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. We are open to the public on the weekend!

So come on down and lasso some books for you and your posse! (Please note: Tax will be added to all purchases at the book fair.)

HELEN HALLER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Around the second-grade pod at Hellen Haller Elementary, you may walk by and smell applesauce! That’s because with the help of community members and gleaners such as Kathy Strozyk our classes were donated apples! With our apples we heard a tale about the “Little Red House” and made applesauce. The students then wrote how to reports on how to make applesauce!

This was a great project to bring some of the season changes, community members and memories to our classes. Thanks to all involved!

SEQUIM HIGH SCHOOL

Sequim High School’s Be The Change and Interact clubs host a “Walk For Water” at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, on the Olympic Discovery Trail at Hendrickson Road, across from Sequim Middle School. The now annual event is described as “a fun and fit activity for students” aimed at fundraising and raising awareness for women in Africa that walk numerous hours daily to gather water. The goal is to help raise at least $1,400 to fund one cistern for women in Africa. Those interested can sponsoring one of the students walking, or make a tax-deductible pledge or donation. Email Interact Club president Liam Stevenson at liamstevenson360@gmail.com for more information.

The Down Home Holiday Bazaar is Saturday Nov. 25. High school band members will collecting items to raffle for this fun event. If you have any items to donate such as candles, mugs, books, DVDs, CDs, crocheted or knitted items, jewelry or any items that might go well to make up a basket, the SHS band would appreciate the support. For pick up or delivery off please call or text Mary DeFilippo at 425-290-2255.

The ASVAB Career Exploration Test will be offered from 8:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, in the high school library. There is no fee. Sign up in the counseling office.

On Tuesday, Nov. 21, there is a band booster meeting at 7 p.m. in the district boardroom.

Note that Wednesday, Nov. 22, is an early release day (10:55 a.m.), and that there is no school on both Thursday, Nov. 23, and Friday, Nov. 24, in observance of Thanksgiving.

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