Snoqualmie Elementary 1st Grade Teacher, Catherine Heinz, Named May Teacher Of The Month

Snoqulamie Valley Macaroni Kid honored Snoqualmie Elementary School 1st grade teacher, Mrs. Heinz, as its May 2012 Teacher of the Month.  The award demonstrates the perseverance of the nominating parent, who … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Middle School Teachers Ask School Board To Consider Focusing 2013 School Bond On Mount Si Instead Of A New Middle School

Last month, a group of Snoqualmie Middle School (SMS) teachers met with Snoqualmie Valley school board members.  The meetings were about the upcoming 2013 school bond, not about asking the board to reconsider … [Read more...]

Mount Si High School Band Boosters Gear Up For Biggest Fundraiser At TPC Snoqualmie Ridge – Jazz At The Club

Mount Si High School has history of award-winning Jazz Bands.  Last weekend, Jazz Band I placed third at the Bellevue Jazz Festival, often described as the  "state championship" of high school jazz bands.  The … [Read more...]

Cascade View's Kristin Yoshikawa Named April Teacher Of The Month

Snoqualmie Valley Macaroni Kid's Teacher of the Month program is really catching on, bringing in about 30 nominations for April's top honor.  In the end, Cascade View nabbed the title again - this time for its … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley, The Freshman Learning Center Is Happening, But Can The Budget Afford It?

Last week the SVSD administration put a real number on tough budget reductions.  That number includes 14.2 teachers leaving the Snoqualmie Valley School District if the school board approves the … [Read more...]

Mount Si Principal John Belcher Hosting Informal Freshman Learning Center Q & A Session Tomorrow, April 17th

This Tuesday, April 17th, Mount Si High School Principal, John Belcher, will host an informal Q & A session regarding MSHS's future Freshman Learning Center.  This is a chance for parents to gather … [Read more...]

SVSD Reveals Cuts Needed To Balance 2012-13 Budget

At a SVSD School Board Work Session April 12th, administrators introduced their plan to balance next year's budget.  The current unbalanced budget is eating into the district's reserve fund, taking it from $3.4 … [Read more...]

Local Foreign Exchange Student Program Needs 25 Valley Host Families For Three Week Summer Exchange

Thank you to Sara Qualls for this guest piece about Education First International Homestay Program's upcoming summer foreign exchange student hosting opportunities in the Snoqulamie Valley.  Read on.... "I … [Read more...]

Sunday Morning Inspiration: North Bend Elementary's Mr. Tepper

An elementary school boundary change brought my then 3rd grade daughter to North Bend Elementary School in 2010.  It's never easy being the new kid, especially when you have medical issues that put you at the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School District Introduces E-Meeting Tonight, March 29th, To Discuss Budget Cuts

At 7PM tonight, March 29th, The Snoqualmie Valley School District will host a special meeting to discuss its upcoming budget. Because of state budget cuts and not imposing a state-mandated 1.9% teacher pay cut … [Read more...]

Guest Blog: Can A Divided School Board Create a United Snoqualmie Valley? Or Is It Time To Unite For A New Course?

This is the second guest blog by Lori Riffe.  You can read her other thoughts on her own blog, Tainted Fishsticks.  There has been much public outcry over the March 8th school board decision to annex Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Si View Parks Launches KinderCare Survey To Determine If Kindergarten Enrichment Program Needed Next Year

The Snoqualmie Valley School District is home to approximately 3,000 elementary school aged children.  The City of Snoqualmie was the fastest growing city in Washington from 2000-2010.  Each year more families … [Read more...]

North Bend, Snoqualmie and SVSD At Last Agree On Impact Fee Liability Language – SVSD School Board To Vote To Approve Language at March 22nd Meeting

There are two resolutions on tomorrow's Snoqualmie Valley School District School Board Meeting agenda.  They are Resolutions 772 and 773 and listed as action items, meaning the school board should be voting to … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Elementary Schools's Shannon Roubicek Named March Teacher Of The Month

Snoqualmie Valley Macaroni Kid has named Shannon Roubicek, 4th grade teacher at Snoqualmie Elementary School, as its Teacher of the Month for March 2012.  A parent of one of Ms. Roubicek's students sent in the … [Read more...]

Twin Falls Middle School To Take Over North Bend McDonalds Thursday, March 15th

No your eyes aren’t playing tricks on you.  If you stop by North Bend McDonalds Thursday, March 15th, between 4:30PM to 7:30PM you will see the wonderful teachers and staff of Twin Falls Middle School serving … [Read more...]