School Briefs

Head Start


Sequim Head Start programs are recruiting eligible children and families for the 2009-2010 school year.

Head Start is a federally funded program serving families with children up to age 5.

Three programs are available: a part-day, part-year preschool; a full-day, full-year preschool; and Early Head Start, a year-round program for pregnant women and/or children ages 0-3.

Full-day, full-year Head Start and Early Head Start program options are available in Port Angeles,

Sequim and Port Hadlock.

Programs provide meals, education and social and health services to eligible children.

For more information, call 582-3708, 683-3117 or 582-3709.

Dailey, West make CWU honor roll

Tyson James Dailey and Rondale Kirsten West, both of Sequim, were named to Central Washington University's 2009 winter-quarter honor roll.

To qualify, Central Washington undergraduate students must earn a 3.50 or better grade-point average with at least 12 graded credit hours of study.

Exchange program

seeks host families

The ASSE international student exchange program is seeking host families for boys and girls from a variety of countries across the globe. Students are 15-18 years old. They are a set of academically select students and speak English.

All ASSE students are fully insured and bring their own personal spending money.

For more information about hosting a student, call 800-733-2773.

Two home-school meetings set

A lecture and presentation about a new home-school exploration program is set for April 24.

The first presentation is at Carrie Blake Park on Blake Avenue at noon. The second is at 1:30 p.m. at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St.

For more information, call Rose at 808-2662 or Marcia at 765-0851.

Teacher of the Year nominations open

Nominations for the Washington 2008-2009 Teacher of the Year Award, sponsored by Teachers' Insurance Plan, are accepted through April 30.

To nominate a teacher, go to and describe in 250 words or less why the nominated person deserves the award.

For more information, see or call 203-634-7251.

Hospital guild

offers scholarships

Each year the Sequim Dungeness Hospital Guild offers several scholarships to students who are majoring in a subject or program in the medical field.

To be eligible for a 2009-2010 guild scholarship, applicants must be a Clallam County resident who has been accepted at a four-year college or medical school as a full-time student and entering at least their junior year of college.

To apply, write to: Scholarship Committee, Sequim-Dungeness Hospital Guild, PO Box 487, Sequim WA 98382, or call Priscilla Morse at 683-4461.

The application deadline is April 30.

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