Haller second-grader Asher Knight (center) and his family attended the Shout Out Dessert event, where Asher was selected to receive a shout out. His fourth-grade sister Olivia Knight (at left) received a shout out last fall. Asher’s teacher, Renee Mullikin, wrote this about him: “Asher is a positive, inquisitive student. It is fun to see the “lightbulb” go on as he discovers a new concept or strategy. He is also willing to share his ideas and perspectives to stretch all of our thinking. He can be depended on to complete his work with care and in a timely manner. Asher is a kind considerate friend to all here at school and we are so glad to have him in our class this year.” Photo by Renee Mullikin

Haller second-grader Asher Knight (center) and his family attended the Shout Out Dessert event, where Asher was selected to receive a shout out. His fourth-grade sister Olivia Knight (at left) received a shout out last fall. Asher’s teacher, Renee Mullikin, wrote this about him: “Asher is a positive, inquisitive student. It is fun to see the “lightbulb” go on as he discovers a new concept or strategy. He is also willing to share his ideas and perspectives to stretch all of our thinking. He can be depended on to complete his work with care and in a timely manner. Asher is a kind considerate friend to all here at school and we are so glad to have him in our class this year.” Photo by Renee Mullikin

@SequimSchools — March 25, 2020

  • Wednesday, March 25, 2020 1:30am
  • Life

DISTRICT

Because of concerns regarding the COVID-19 coronavirus, the Sequim School District will not hold classes through April 24. The earliest return date for Sequim students is Monday, April 27. See www.sequimschools.org for more information.

GREYWOLF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Greywolf fifth-graders enjoyed a wonderful learning experience at the Railroad Bridge Park.

First, education coordinator Jenna Ziogas visited a Greywolf classroom for an educational experience preparing us for a visit. The next day was beautiful and helped make the walk easy and fun. Once at the park, students learned how to be field scientists and checked the health of the Dungeness River for salmon at Railroad Bridge Park.

After lunch and recess, students learned how their studies reflect on what happens to salmon in the ocean, and how what each of them do also affects the oceans.

Finally, they planted trees along the river to help our watershed and cut down some invasive species of plants. A great day at Railroad Bridge Park. Thank you to Jenna Ziogas, director Powell Jones and all the wonderful parents who accompanied us.

Recently, the Greywolf second-graders got a visit from the Master Gardeners. They learned more about the plant life cycle, and got to meet Herbie — the flower puppet — who is celebrating his 25th birthday! After an interesting presentation, they got to plant their own seeds so that they can watch them sprout roots, and begin to grow.

HELEN HALLER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Helen Haller’s Cougar Shout-Out Dessert was held in the gym on Thursday, March 12. In all, 72 Haller students received recognition for consistently modeling the “Big Three”: Respect, Responsibility and Safety.

Teachers submitted a short write-up about each selected student, and these were read aloud at the event attended by parents.

These students received Cougar Shout-Outs:

• Kindergarten

Lorrie Corder — Sarina Whitteker, Austin Chartier

Joey Marcey — Charlotte Forshaw-Calonder,Landon Russell

Stephanie Grotzke-Nash — Zaliyah Alonzo, Colin Bixby

Melissa Novak — Linnea Mager, Thelo Crear

Vanessa Rayburn — Wyatt Cable-May, Mya Whiteside

• First grade

Ione Marcy — Jack Jacobson, Violet Steed-Gonzalez

Christine MacDougall-Danielson — Aden Uhlig, Corinne Piersoll

Kelly Miller — Ariyana Lopez, Bradly Dormer

Gwen Rudzinski — Madison Johnson, Nathan Coates

Pattie Hagan — Sophie Christian, Eulalia Gonzales Raymundo

• Second grade

Kristin Mooney — Emma Edwards, Silas Sullivan

Teresa Thorson — Tyler McCarthey, Emma Blair

Renee Mullikin — Asher Knight, Cecily Erickson

Aria Benner — Emma Bixby, Elliana Holt

Doreen Minard — Evie Hall, Susan Updike

• Third grade

Robin Forrest — Abby Vogel, Thomas Whitteker

Ann Riggs — Arora Himmelberger, Landin DeLaOssa

Emily Ellefson — Beckett Hueter, Lila Nix

Carolyn Luengen — Lillian McCullough, Annie Sorensen

Rachel Oden — Abigail Stites, Ava Rosey

• Fourth grade

Eric Danielson — Thomas Tamura, Angie Torres

Jesse Klinger — Danny Colwill, Nathanael Updike

Jaysa Hill — Finley Rapelje, Caleb Van de Weghe

Lisa Beaver Williams — Megan Reeves, Can Bin Li

Patrick Caron — Dominic Critchlow, Ryan Adkisson

• Fifth grade

Saxon Holt — Dominic Price, Lilleigh Columbus

Brittney Rothwell — Trinity Morefield, Bailey Johnson

Mary Himley — Phineas Sylvester, Mia Jacobson

Meredith Vincent — Tommy Prorok, Izabella Rich

• Specialists, others

Marie Claire Bernards/Social Emotional Learning — Arora Himmelberger (Ann Riggs’ class), Peyton Dinius (Saxon Holt’s class)

Laura Lorentzen/Music — Lillian Nesset (Kristin Mooney’s class), Emri Samudio (Lisa Beaver’s class)

Keith Lee/Science and STEAM — Pierce Andersen (Doreen Minard’s class), Dominik Johnson (Lisa Beaver’s class)

Sheri Kruckeberg/Librarian — Jessie Chartier, Sophia Rhynes (both Saxon Holt’s class)

Joclin Julmist/Physical Education — Hailey Badger (Jesse Klinger’s class), Mija Bohling (Mary Himley’s class)

Tiffany Malean and Kerry Ladd/Life Skills — Wyatt Melseth, James Melvin

Brandon Brown/Custodian — Titus Jones (Gwen Rudzinski’s class), Michael Jennings (Meredith Vincent’s class)

Helen Haller first-grader Bradly Dormer receives a certificate at the Shout Out Dessert event on March 12. Kelly Miller, Dormer’s teacher, wrote this about him: “Bradly works hard and gives his best every day! He constantly does his best whether it’s reading, math or any other subject. He wants to understand and strives to reach his goals. Bradly is a good example of our Big 3: Respectful, Responsible and Safe. Great work, Bradly!” Photo by Renee Mullikin

Helen Haller first-grader Bradly Dormer receives a certificate at the Shout Out Dessert event on March 12. Kelly Miller, Dormer’s teacher, wrote this about him: “Bradly works hard and gives his best every day! He constantly does his best whether it’s reading, math or any other subject. He wants to understand and strives to reach his goals. Bradly is a good example of our Big 3: Respectful, Responsible and Safe. Great work, Bradly!” Photo by Renee Mullikin

Students at Helen Haller Elementary School line up with help from school principal Becky Stanton to receive their Shout Outs in the gym. From left are: Jack Jacobson, Violet Steed-Gonzalez, Bradly Dormer, Madison Johnson, Nathan Coates, Eulalia Gonzales, Sophie Christian, Corrine Piersoll, Aden Uhlig, and James Melvin. Photo by Stephanie Dormer

Students at Helen Haller Elementary School line up with help from school principal Becky Stanton to receive their Shout Outs in the gym. From left are: Jack Jacobson, Violet Steed-Gonzalez, Bradly Dormer, Madison Johnson, Nathan Coates, Eulalia Gonzales, Sophie Christian, Corrine Piersoll, Aden Uhlig, and James Melvin. Photo by Stephanie Dormer

Ariana Beauregard helps clear some invasive plants at Railroad Bridge Park. Photo by Teresa Iversen

Ariana Beauregard helps clear some invasive plants at Railroad Bridge Park. Photo by Teresa Iversen

Greywolf students Ariana Beauregard, Maisey French, Colby Waters, Jiada Sabadine and Sasha Yada take part in a hands-on study at Railroad Bridge Park. Photo by Teresa Iversen

Greywolf students Ariana Beauregard, Maisey French, Colby Waters, Jiada Sabadine and Sasha Yada take part in a hands-on study at Railroad Bridge Park. Photo by Teresa Iversen

Greywolf students Zaiden West, Cameron Windrich, Ivan Cortani and Willem Steelquist in Jennifer Newton’s class enjoy a recent lesson with Clallam County Master Gardeners. Submitted photo

Greywolf students Zaiden West, Cameron Windrich, Ivan Cortani and Willem Steelquist in Jennifer Newton’s class enjoy a recent lesson with Clallam County Master Gardeners. Submitted photo

Greywolf Elementary School students Ziden West, Leland Foth and Michael Smith, in Jennifer Newton’s class, learn about plant life from Herbie (the puppet) and Clallam County Master Gardeners. Submitted photo

Greywolf Elementary School students Ziden West, Leland Foth and Michael Smith, in Jennifer Newton’s class, learn about plant life from Herbie (the puppet) and Clallam County Master Gardeners. Submitted photo

Greywolf Elementary students Jaegar Sapp, Colton Dufour and Giada Snyder from Gretta Rich’s class get a lesson in plant life from Clallam County Master Gardeners. Submitted photo

Greywolf Elementary students Jaegar Sapp, Colton Dufour and Giada Snyder from Gretta Rich’s class get a lesson in plant life from Clallam County Master Gardeners. Submitted photo

Greywolf Elementary studentsin Chris Stevens’ learn about plant growth in a recent lesson from Clallam County Master Gardeners. Submitted photo

Greywolf Elementary studentsin Chris Stevens’ learn about plant growth in a recent lesson from Clallam County Master Gardeners. Submitted photo

Greywolf Elementary studentsin Chris Stevens’ learn about plant growth in a recent lesson from Clallam County Master Gardeners. Submitted photo

Greywolf Elementary studentsin Chris Stevens’ learn about plant growth in a recent lesson from Clallam County Master Gardeners. Submitted photo

Greywolf Elementary studentsin Chris Stevens’ learn about plant growth in a recent lesson from Clallam County Master Gardeners. Submitted photo

Greywolf Elementary studentsin Chris Stevens’ learn about plant growth in a recent lesson from Clallam County Master Gardeners. Submitted photo

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