Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation donates record amount to fund district initiatives

The Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation annual spring luncheon recorded its best results yet, allowing members to present a check for $121,000 to district officials  - up from $86,000 the previous year. The … [Read more...]

Congratulations Class of 2018: time travel through the world and events that shaped the journey

It's a nostalgic time for hundreds of parents across the Snoqualmie Valley, as well as millions across the country: high school graduation. It's that time of year when parents reflect on how time has … [Read more...]

Community invited to Farewell Celebration for Superintendent Joel Aune, June 9th

As the Snoqualmie Valley School District prepares to say farewell to Superintendent Joel Aune after 13 years of service, they've planned a celebration in his honor and everyone is invited to the special … [Read more...]

YMCA hosts June 5th PRIDE event with Mount Si students: LGBTQ Youth and their Experiences

On Tuesday, June 5th from 7:00 - 8:30pm, in honor of PRIDE month, the Snoqualmie Valley YMCA will be hosting an event with the Gay Straight Alliance from Mount Si High School. The group will be speaking on a … [Read more...]

Mock DUI Drill shows students the tragic, graphic aftermath of drinking and driving

For as long as my family has lived in the Snoqualmie Valley, the Pre-Prom Mock DUI Drill has been happening on the street behind Mount Si High School. It's intense, emotional and graphic. It has shaken and … [Read more...]

Fiesta For The Food Bank: grassroots event helps fill backpacks and stomachs

Did you know? The Mt Si Food bank brings backpacks to about 175 kids in the Snoqualmie Valley every Friday at school, each filled with food and snacks for the weekend. But during the summer, with schools … [Read more...]

School Board offers Superintendent position to head of Peninsula District

After an extensive two-month search process, the Snoqualmie Valley School Board voted at a special May 29th meeting to offer Dr. Robert Manahan the position of SVSD Superintendent. Dr. Manahan is the current … [Read more...]

State Champions: Mount Si High School Athletes tops in golf, distance running

Two Mount Si High School athletes took home 4A state titles over the past two weeks - one in golf and one in track. Sophomore Drew Warford shot a 70 and 67 in the two-day State Championships at Canyon Lakes … [Read more...]

Letter | Say no to Superintendent candidate; district needs leader who can empower teachers and students

Dear Community Members, As a 30-year career teacher in both private and public school here in the Snoqualmie Valley School District I ask you to be very thoughtful as well as careful in your selection of the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Teachers Union opposes Superintendent finalist, citing public school takeovers in Nevada

On May 23, 2018, not long after the Snoqualmie Valley School Board announced the three finalists in their search for a new superintendent, opposition to one candidate sprung up from the teachers union, … [Read more...]

Three Finalists announced as District searches for new Superintendent

On May 23, 2018, the Snoqualmie Valley School District announced the three finalists in the board's search for a new superintendent. Earlier this week school board members interviewed nine semifinals in … [Read more...]

Mount Si makes U.S. News 2018 Best High Schools List, ranks 18th in state

On May 18th the Snoqualmie Valley School District announced that Mount Si High School had made the 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best High Schools list. The annual report recognizes the high performing … [Read more...]

Just in time for Mother’s Day: Mount Si Spring Plant Sale returns, May 10th

It's an annual tradition at Mount Si High School, and this year it is timed with a perfect spring weather weekend, too! The MSHS Spring Plant Sale happens this Thursday, May 10th through Saturday, May 12th, … [Read more...]

The lasting impact of teachers: thank you for helping shape the adults my kids are becoming

It's Teacher Appreciation Week... a time-honored tradition in many schools. Back in the day when my four kids were young, it was almost a competition to see which class could spoil their teacher the … [Read more...]

School Safety Forum: Community Conversation to share ideas in constructive, civil way

We told you last month that Mount Si High School students were working to come up with impactful ideas to improve school safety, including planning a school safety forum where ideas could be shared. Student … [Read more...]