Coming Soon a Visit from Blitz the Seahawk Mascot and the Biggest Fundraiser of the Year for Trail Youth

Blitz the Seahawk mascot is coming to the Trail Youth coffee shop at 226 E. North Bend Way, October 16, from 2 to 3. This family fun event is free; you can drop in between 2-3 PM, get a photo with … [Read more...]

The Snoqualmie Valley’s Disney Princess

I was never a big Disney princess fan growing up. My tastes ran more towards the villains like Maleficent or Cruella Deville, but now as an adult, I have a new favorite princess. Her name is Sarai Childs of the … [Read more...]

Highlights of SVSD – Board of Directors Meeting – Sep 9, 2021

[Guest Post by Linda Grez. Note: The Zoom meeting link initially didn’t work until a new link replaced it at 5:15, and the audio was lost for about 5 minutes in the middle of the meeting.] The agenda and the … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Mathnasium, Transforming the Way Kids Understand and Appreciate Math

Mathnasium – the new neighborhood math-only learning center that opened recently at 7713 Center Blvd SE, Suite 100, in Snoqualmie– held a Grand Opening on August 28th to introduce itself to the … [Read more...]

Highlights of the SVSD School Board Meeting Aug 26, 2021: Budget was Approved for 2021-2022

[Guest Post by Linda Grez] The Minutes of the August 12, 2021 Board Meeting were approved. Communications and Recognition Superintendent Gibbon welcomed everyone back.  Some of the highlights … [Read more...]

Governor Inslee Announces the Return of the Indoor Mask Mandate and Covid Vaccine Requirement for all Educators and School Staff

On August 18th, Governor Inslee announced a vaccine mandate for ALL Washington State public, private educators and school staff at a press conference. These educators must be fully vaccinated by October 18th. … [Read more...]

Transportation Challenges Due to Driver Shortage: Learn How You Can Help

Dear Families, It’s hard to believe the school year is right around the corner. We have back-to-school information on our website, and more details are coming in the weeks ahead. We’re excited to … [Read more...]

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...]