School starts for almost 2,800 Sequim students (estimated) today, Sept. 2, but with COVID-19 restrictions those students are, for the first time, starting the academic remotely.
Sequim’s elementary schools host curbside pickups for curriculum materials today, Sept. 2: At Helen Haller Elementary School, 350 W. Fir St., pick-up is 8-9 a.m. for kindergartners, 9:15-10:15 for first-graders, 10:30-11:30 for second graders, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. for third-graders, 1-2 p.m. for fourth-graders and 1:15-3:15 p.m. for fifth-graders. At Greywolf Elemtnary School, 171 Carlsborg Road, pickup is from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. or 4-6 p.m. for all students in grades 1-5.
Sequim High School is also hosting a curbside drive-through for students to pick up hard copies of how to access Canvas, the district’s online learning tool. SHS pickup is by last name (10-10:30 a.m. for students A-B; 10:30-11 a.m. for C-F; 11-11:30 a.m. for G-I; 11:30-noon for J-L; 1-1:30 p.m. for M-N; 1:30-2 p.m. for O-R, 2-2:30 p.m. for S-Z, and 6-7 p.m. for all students).
Sequim Middle School will host a material pick-up on Sept. 9, as staff and faculty want to make sure they have all necessary materials the students need. More information on specific timing will be released soon, said Principal Mark Harris.
See www.sequimschools.org for more about each school’s opening plans, including videos from school administrators.