The next school board meeting is 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, 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 “School Board,” “Regular Communication” and “Agendas” on the district’s website at www.sequimschools.org.
From the school district website: “On behalf of the Sequim School District and School Board, I want to thank everyone who participated in the Active Shooter Drill on September 28th. Over 150 law enforcement officers, fire personnel, emergency services responders, and other community members participated in the drill. This practice better prepares us for the unthinkable and we are a stronger because of this work. Sincerely, Dr. Rob Clark, Interim Superintendent”
HELEN HALLER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Kindergarten classes visited the Helen Haller computer lab for the first time last week! They learned about the different parts of the computer: monitor, CPU, keyboard. They learned the correct way to hold the mouse and how to click, move, drag and drop. They played games to practice their mouse skills such as Make a Pizza and Make a Snowman. This week they are back for more practice.
Helen Haller’s STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) nights are set for Oct. 22 (students in grades K-2) and Oct. 23 (students in grades 3-5).
SEQUIM MIDDLE SCHOOL
The annual Sequim Middle School Harvest Festival is set for 3-5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25, on the school campus.
SMS picture retakes are set for Wednesday, Oct. 23.
SEQUIM HIGH SCHOOL
Sequim High School ASB will be sponsoring a blood drive on Thursday, Oct. 10, from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. in the gym. The public is welcome to donate.
A reminder that those who have sign-up to take the PSAT, it will be Oct. 16 at 7 a.m. in the high school library.
LifeTouch will be at the school on Wednesday, Oct. 23, for picture retakes. This will be the last chance for students to get their picture taken if they haven’t yet.
The preseason girls bowling meeting is after school on Monday,Oct. 21, in room H-118. No experience is needed. The team’s first practice is on Monday, Nov. 5. For more information, contact coach Randy Perry at firstname.lastname@example.org.