Masks required for all K-12 Students and Staff Heading Back to the Classroom

Safely returning to the classroom for full-time in-person instruction this school year is important for students, teachers, and staff. Wednesday, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) … [Read more...]

Trail Youth Coffee Shop Celebrates their Third Birthday!

Trail Youth’s mission began in 2013 when they served coffee and donuts weekly to young people who had lost hope, congregating around Issaquah's Rainier Trail and lacking basic resources. Tonya Guinn had no idea … [Read more...]

A “Last Blast” for the Class of 2021 Starts this Saturday

This Saturday, June 12th, you are invited to a celebration for the Class of 2021. The event kicks off what the organizing parent group is calling Senior week. The same group of parents who created … [Read more...]

MSHS Wrestler Aynslee Hester: The Only Girl on the Mat

What do you think of when you think of wrestling? I think of the World According to Garp or Vision Quest, the WWE guys screaming OR sweaty (male) teenagers in a high school gym. I didn’t think of girls, but … [Read more...]

Vaccine Clinics for Students at Snoqualmie Valley Schools: Sign Up for Appointments

SVSD Families: In-school appointments start this week at CKMS and MSHS. The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) granted emergency authorization for COVID-19 vaccinations to everyone age 12 and older … [Read more...]

Everyone 12 and Older Now eligible for Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has expanded COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to everyone 12 and older following recommendations that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is safe and extremely effective for … [Read more...]

Highlights of the SVSD School Board Meeting 5/6/21: District commits to Fall 2021 Program In-person 5 Days a Week

[Guest Post by Linda Grez] The meeting took place in person (for the first time since Spring 2020) and on Zoom from the Mount Si High School Freshman building Common’s area. Health and safety measures … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]