Highlights of the SVSD School Board Work Session Meeting May 4, 2021

Summary: No Expansion or Changes Expected to In-person School Schedules until Fall 2021 [Guest Post by Linda Grez] The Work Session topic was the District’s Return to School Update, a presentation … [Read more...]

Highlights of the SVSD School Board Meeting April 22, 2021

[Guest post by Linda Grez] Superintendent Dr. Rob Manahan welcomed incoming Superintendent Dr. Gibbon (whose term begins July 1st), recognized Earth Day and Administrative Staff week, particularly thanking … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Fishing Charters: Local Teens Helping Kids get Outdoors Away from Screens

Mount Si High School student Charles Grant Finney has spent his entire life in the Snoqualmie Valley fishing. His Dad, Bryan, likes to say he “learned to walk while wading (and falling) in the Middle Fork of … [Read more...]

MSHS Junior Kasey Maralack finishes 2nd in Drive, Chip & Putt at Augusta National

Kasey Maralack, a junior at Mount Si High School, finished 2nd place overall in her age division at the National Drive, Chip and Putt Championship in Augusta, Georgia, last weekend April 11-12!  This … [Read more...]

MSHS Homecoming 2021: Different in a Pandemic, but Still an Event to Remember

Homecoming is the tradition of welcoming back former students and members and celebrating an organization's existence. It is a tradition in many high schools & colleges in the United States. … [Read more...]

Eastside Catholic School Names Class of 2021 Valedictorians and Salutatorians: Including Two Snoqualmie Valley Students

Eastside Catholic is proud to announce the Class of 2021 valedictorians and salutatorians. This year, the school congratulates four valedictorians and two salutatorians. Please join them in celebrating these … [Read more...]

Highlights of the SVSD School Board Meeting 3/25/21

[Guest post by Linda Grez] Recognition was given to teacher Ms. Pace who earned national certification. Parent Charlene Grisim provided Public Comment regarding opening up all schools for the full-day and … [Read more...]

Football Season Concludes at MSHS due to Covid-19 Positive Test results

[EDIT: Some observant readers tell me the school's statement is not showing the full picture and that the Freshman Squad is still playing. The district tells me the statement will likely be updated on Monday as … [Read more...]

Two Finalist Candidates Selected in SVSD Superintendent Search

The Snoqualmie Valley School District Board of Directors interviewed six semifinalists in the Superintendent Search process on Monday and Tuesday this week, March 23 and March 25.  During these … [Read more...]

Living Snoqualmie Now has an Events Calendar

Living Snoqualmie is pleased to announce a community calendar of virtual and (hopefully soon) in person events. Photo by Debby Hudson on Unsplash The Calendar will include city, school board, hospital and … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Youth Sports: The Mt. Si Lacrosse Club

[Guest Post by the Mt. Si Lacrosse Club] The only consistency we have right now is that we have so much inconsistency and so much that is unknown. It’s been a struggle for so many people and … [Read more...]

3/11/21 Snoqualmie Valley School Board meeting Highlights

[Guest post by Linda Grez] Superintendent Manahan gave recognition to classified employees who perform so many jobs to operate the District and schools.   Public comments covered remote … [Read more...]

Governor Inslee Announces Statewide Move to Phase 3 of Recovery Plan: Includes High School and Spectator Sports

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced that Healthy Washington: Roadmap to Recovery will be transitioning from a regional approach to a county-by-county evaluation process. The governor also announced a new third … [Read more...]

Gov. Inslee and the Washington State Department of Health Give a Statements on Federal School and Childcare Vaccination Plan

President Biden announced today a directive to all states to get every pre-K educator, K-12 teacher, and childcare worker at least one shot of COVID-19 vaccine in the month of March. “Over 30 states … [Read more...]

Highlights from the SVSD School Board Meeting February 25, 2021

[Guest article by Linda Grez] Elementary students continue to phase in hybrid/in-person classes on an AM/PM cohort schedule. K-3rd grades have returned and grades 4-5 are planned for Monday, … [Read more...]

The Valley gets snowy and windy overnight, PSE reporting power outages in Snoqualmie, Fall City and North Bend

Brrrr, this snowy morning, we have quite a few Valley peeps without power: 127 in the Riverbend neighborhood of North Bend, 1346 in Snoqualmie and 384 in Fall City as of 8:41 am most were still under … [Read more...]

New report furthers understanding of COVID-19 transmission in Washington State schools

 Today, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) released the COVID-19 Outbreaks in Washington State K-12 Schools report. The report is yet another tool that school districts and local … [Read more...]

The State of Washington Unveils COVID-19 Vaccination ‘Get Ready’ Plan for School Employees

Equitably and safely vaccinating Washington educators and school staff is the goal of the new ‘Get Ready’ plan announced today by State Schools Superintendent Chris Reykdal and Kaiser Permanente Washington … [Read more...]

Roadmap to Recovery update: Governor Inslee announces Two regions to move into Phase Two

“We are getting closer to finding our way out of this mess, but we aren’t there yet,” Inslee said during a press conference Thursday. “We have sacrificed too much to let our frustrations get the best … [Read more...]

SVSD Temporarily Modifies Grading Policy in Special Meeting on 1/26/21

[Guest article by Linda Grez] The Meeting’s main topic was a Resolution regarding a Temporary Change in grading policies for the 2020-2021 school year.   After a robust discussion, the Resolution … [Read more...]