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MOUNT VERNON — Early in the year, Mount Vernon police officer Jon Gerondale and LaVenture Middle School migrant family liaison Elia Solis had an idea they hoped would help bring the school community together: a block party.

LA CONNER REOPENING COMMITTEE: In preparation for the eventual re-opening of its schools, the La Conner School District is assembling a committee of stakeholders to create a plan.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, all districts are holding their school board meetings electronically. Therefore, all districts ask that public comment be delivered electronically or dropped off at district offices. For information, visit district websites.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, all districts are holding their school board meetings electronically. Therefore, all districts ask that public comment be delivered electronically or dropped off at district offices. For information, visit district websites.

LA CONNER CONNECTS: The La Conner School District will host a virtual town hall at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18. For more information, visit the district's website, lcsd.wednet.edu/domain/191.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, all districts are holding their school board meetings electronically. Therefore, all districts ask that public comment be delivered electronically or dropped off at district offices. For information, visit district websites.

DECEPTION PASS STATE PARK — On a recent bright yet chilly day, a group of preschoolers played on the beach at Bowman Bay, wrapping each other in bull kelp, burying each other in sand and climbing on driftwood they had deemed to be “boats.”

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COLLEGE FUND: Washington’s Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET) program — a 529 prepaid tuition plan — has opened its enrollment period, providing families a fresh opportunity to start saving for future college costs while their children are young.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, all districts are holding their school board meetings electronically. Therefore, all districts ask that public comment be delivered electronically or dropped off at district offices. For information, visit district websites.

With the rate of new COVID-19 cases increasing in the county, two Skagit County public school districts have pulled back on plans for in-person learning.

On a sunny morning in mid-October, six preschool students participated in a shape discovery activity to help them learn geometry.

SCHOOL BOARDS RECOGNIZED: Two Skagit County school boards have been recognized as “Boards of Distinction” by the Washington State School Directors’ Association.

SEDRO-WOOLLEY — Last Thursday, Roxanne McRae’s Central Elementary School kindergarten students participated in an annual school tradition — picking out their Halloween pumpkins.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, all districts are holding their school board meetings electronically. Therefore, all districts ask that public comment be delivered electronically or dropped off at district offices. For information, visit district websites.

MOUNT VERNON — Two Immaculate Conception Regional School teachers have each been awarded a William Dahlgren Award for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, all districts are holding their school board meetings electronically. Therefore, all districts ask that public comment be delivered electronically or dropped off at district offices. For information, visit district websites.

When Ramon Rivera was teaching in Wenatchee, the students in his high school mariachi program got to showcase their talents for the likes of country music singer Garth Brooks, comedian George Lopez and former U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, all districts are holding their school board meetings electronically. Therefore, all districts ask that public comment be delivered electronically or dropped off at district offices. For information, visit district websites.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, all districts are holding their school board meetings electronically. Therefore, all districts ask that public comment be delivered electronically or dropped off at district offices. For information, visit district websites.

The Anacortes School District announced Thursday it plans to bring some students back for in-person learning next month, and the Sedro-Woolley School District now says it will push back its plans for in-person learning by a week.

GRANTS TO SUPPORT STUDENT LEARNING

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, all districts are holding their school board meetings electronically. Therefore, all districts ask that public comment be delivered electronically or dropped off at district offices. For information, visit district websites.

After beginning the school year in a mostly online fashion, two Skagit County school districts announced Tuesday they intend to shift to a hybrid model, bringing back their youngest students to campuses.

SEDRO-WOOLLEY — After beginning the school year in a mostly online fashion, the Sedro-Woolley School District announced Tuesday morning that it would be transitioning to a hybrid model Oct. 5 for some of its youngest students.

GRANTS TO SUPPORT STUDENT LEARNING:

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, all districts are holding their school board meetings electronically. Therefore, all districts ask that public comment be delivered electronically or dropped off at district offices. For information, visit district websites.

MOUNT VERNON — Several local organizations are teaming up with the Mount Vernon School District to provide child care for Skagit County families who can't afford it.

WORKER RETRAINING: Skagit Valley College’s Worker Retraining program covers the costs of tuition, books and school-related fees to help those who are unemployed.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, all districts are holding their school board meetings electronically. Therefore, all districts ask that public comment be delivered electronically or dropped off at district offices. For information, visit district websites.

From modest beginnings, the Skagit STEM Network has grown into an ambitious partnership between schools and businesses that helps students throughout Skagit County connect with STEM professionals, information and careers.

SCHOOL BOARD VACANCY: The Conway School District is seeking applications to fill a vacancy on its school board.

As the school year began this week, different districts took different approaches.

MOUNT VERNON — After having its campuses essentially shuttered since mid-March because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Skagit Valley College is preparing for some students to return for in-person learning.

SCHOOL BOARD VACANCY: The Conway School District is seeking applications to fill a vacancy on its school board.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, all districts are holding their school board meetings electronically. Therefore, all districts ask that public comment be delivered electronically or dropped off at district offices. For information, visit district websites.