State wants kids back in classroom this fall; Snoqualmie Valley School District reopening plan expected by early July

On Thursday, June 11th, the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) released guidance that was intended to help Washington state school districts as they begin planning what returning to … [Read more...]

A Life of Impact: Dillon Garnes, the Friend Everyone called their Best Friend

On Sunday, June 7, 2020 Mount Si High School senior Dillon Garnes passed away peacefully in his sleep from complications of an undiagnosed, underlying heart condition. While holding back tears, his mother … [Read more...]

Hundreds fill downtown North Bend: peacefully protest racial inequality, stand in solidarity with Black Lives Matter movement

Amidst some community concern that Saturday's Stand in Solidarity Snoqualmie Valley anti-racism protest could lead to violence and property damage by opportunists, the event went off as organizers planned: a … [Read more...]

Class of 2020: a look back at the history and events that Shaped the Journey

This is the 9th installment of our annual trip down memory lane for high school seniors and their parents who can't believe 18 years went so quickly It's also the the most emotional for me to write, as my … [Read more...]

Working to Honor the Mount Si High School Class of 2020: Babies of 9/11, Graduates of the Pandemic

Mount Si High School administrators, staff and parents have been working for weeks on graduation plans to honor the Class of 2020, which had the last months of its senior year upended by the COVID-19 … [Read more...]

Mount Si High School student dies of fentanyl-laced drug overdose

On Tuesday, May 5, 2020, Mount Si High School Principal John Belcher wrote and hit send on a heartbreaking schoolwide email no principal ever wants to draft - one announcing the tragic loss of a … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School District announces new grading practices during COVID-19 closure

Last week, Washington State OSPI released new school guidance and rules for grading after the COVID-19 crisis forced the closure of schools statewide. Taking key points from OSPI, the Snoqualmie Valley … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley History: nearly 90 years ago local schools, some businesses closed, children quarantined

According to the Snoqualmie Valley Historical Museum, the current closure of the Snoqualmie Valley School District due to the novel coronavirus is not the first time a potentially deadly virus has closed local … [Read more...]

Governor: schools closed rest of year; online learning will become new normal

In a special afternoon press conference on Monday, April 6, 2020, Washington State Governor Inslee announced that schools across the state would be closed for in-person learning for the remainder of the 2019-20 … [Read more...]

2020 Snoqualmie Valley Educators of the Year announced, surprised at school

Last week the Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation announced the winners of its annual Educators of the Year award.  This year's winners are: Elementary School: Colleen Myers, Fall City … [Read more...]

Mount Si basketball wins boys 4A state championship

UPDATE | March 7th, 6:30PM Mount Si defeated Central Valley 58 - 47 to win the State 4A championship. Jabe Mullins scored 26 points and had 7 assists. Hayden Curtiss added 12, Bennett O'Connor had 9 points, … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Board ok’s moving Two Rivers to Mount Si High School campus, approval comes with stipulations

On February 27, 2020, the Snoqualmie Valley School Board voted 4-1 in favor of the proposal made by Two Rivers School Principal Rhonda Schmidt to relocate Two Rivers to the Mount Si High School campus, creating … [Read more...]

Mount Si High School named runner up for Building of the Year Award; community invited to March 9th open house

After being named one of 15 finalists for the 2019 'Building of the Year’ award given out by the Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce (DJC), Mount Si High School was edged out for the top spot by a big name … [Read more...]

Searching for Equitable Student Access: Principal proposes moving Two Rivers High School into Mount Si High School

After making a big curriculum change and becoming a Big Picture School at the beginning of the 2019-20 school year, Two Rivers School Principal Rhonda Schmidt approached the Snoqualmie Valley School Board on … [Read more...]

Mount Si High School finalist for Building of the Year award; public vote decides winner

The Snoqualmie Valley School District recently announced that the new Mount Si High School has been nominated for a '2019 Building of the Year' award, given out by the Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce … [Read more...]

Mount Si Cheer clinches World Title

Mount Si Cheer returned to Orlando, Florida over the weekend to defend last year's National Game Day Title at the UCA National High School Championships. Friday, February 7th was the Game Day … [Read more...]

Fighting Hunger: Mount Si Cheer, Culinary Arts team up for Empty Bowls Fundraiser

Back for another year - the Mount Si High School Cheer and Culinary Arts programs are teaming up for the 2020 Empty Bowls Fundraiser benefitting local food banks. The event takes place Friday, January 31st … [Read more...]

School Board work session scheduled to discuss encouraging or requiring all 10th graders to take standardized tests

On Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 5:30PM the SVSD school board will hold a special work session to discuss 'High School State Testing Required Options and the New Graduation Pathway.' The regular school board … [Read more...]

Mount Si Boys Basketball starts season with #1 state ranking; faces #2 Union in home opener this weekend

After advancing to the 4A State Championship game this past March, the Mount Si Boys Basketball team is starting the 2019-20 season with some big expectations - highlighted by the Seattle Times #1 state … [Read more...]

Mount Si Football shocks Lake Stevens, moves into 4A State semi finals

Mount Si Football pulled off an away game upset to stun the #3 ranked Lake Stevens Vikings on Saturday afternoon, November 23rd. The 24-22 win propels the Wildcats into the 4A state tournament … [Read more...]