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...]

SVSD School Board Votes To Proceed With 2013 Snoqualmie Middle School Annexation AND To Run New Replacement Middle School Bond

It was a night of debate and votes at last night's SVSD School Board Meeting.  The regular meeting was preceded by a special Public Comment Session on the proposed Snoqualmie Middle School annexation to MSHS as … [Read more...]

SVSD High School Class Attrition Rate: The Missing Piece In The Enrollment Projections?

If you look at SVSD enrollment projections contained in past yearly Capital Facility Plans (CFP), you will notice more often than not, 6-year high school enrollment projections have been high compared to … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley, Do We Help High School Programming By Negatively Impacting Middle School Education?

If SVSD annexes Snoqualmie Middle School to Mount Si before we have a replacement middle school, are there negative impacts for our middle school students?  Yes, Snoqualmie students will have long bus routes, … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Bond Voter Registration Deadline Is Monday, March 28th

Did you get outside for the first great spring days? Re-acquaint yourself with your old friend Mr. Sunshine?  I did.  I ran through my ever-growing city.  I  ran past Swenson Park where the MSHS JV girls … [Read more...]

Guest Blog: Snoqualmie Valley School Board Bond Decision Round 2 – Winning

Guest Blog by Carolyn Simpson.  Carolyn served on the MSHS School Learning Improvement Team - 2006-10,  Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation - 2003 - 10/ President 2009-10, SVSD Facilities Task Force - 2007-09 … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Bond Recount Featured On KOMO News

    Oh, the saga of our school bond.  The drama is good enough now to make its tv debut! KOMO news featured the story on its 6PM newscast last night, March 1st.  For those of you that missed it, … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie School Bond Supporters Utilizing Facebook Campaign To Fund Election Recount

** 2/24/11 2nd Update:  Recount Affidavit and Funds were delivered to King County Elections today, February 24th.  The recount is underway.  When more information on recount time line is known, story will be … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Bond Update – Possible Comeback Of The Year Story!

**  2/18/2011 Update:  SVSD School Bond inched forward a bit with today's result.  The YES percentage now stands at 59.94%.  The only issue is now - are there enough votes left to count to get to 60%?  No … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie School Bond Inches Upward With Latest Results – Down By Only 26 Votes

** 2/15/2011 Election Update:  With about 35 more votes added to result total, the YES percentage is up to 59.78%.  9,835 votes have been counted.  The school bond is now within 22 votes of reaching the needed … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Bond Update – 30 Votes Is The Difference!

According to King County Elections (http://www.kingcounty.gov/elections/elections/201102.aspx) as of Friday, February 11th, 9,806 Snoqualmie Valley School Bond ballots were returned - 45% of issued ballots.  Of … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Bond Attempting Comeback Of The Year

All you Snoqualmie Valley last minute voters might be proving me wrong.  A part of this writer thought this school bond election result was another done deal - into the loss column.  But with another 900 votes … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Bond In Need Of A Come From Behind Rally With Final Votes

** Update: 2/9/11 - King County Elections: 8,510 ballots now counted. 58.82% Yes / 41.18% No. 60% super-majority needed to pass. ** The first school bond election results were a little "deflating" for … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Bond Crunchtime Is Here! Get Those Ballots In The Mail!

This is it.  The February 8th Snoqualmie Valley School Bond Campaign final push.  New support signs have appeared on local business storefronts situated on busy corners.  Support signs are even popping up … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Bond Volunteers Fire Up The Phone Banks!

It's been a busy, productive week for Snoqualmie Valley Voters For Education (VVFE) volunteers.  The enthusiasm is almost contagious.  Volunteers can smell the finish line and regardless of the outcome they are … [Read more...]