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 By Journal Staff    Education    October 8, 2014

Lake Stevens School District Announces September 2014 Apple Award Recipients

Nominated and selected by their peers, the following Lake Stevens School District employees will be recognized for their contributions to our district and for their demonstration of excellence in their work.  September recipients of the APPLE AWARD...

 
 By Journal Staff    Education    September 17, 2014

Lake Stevens SRO Enhances Emergency Supply Kits

Classrooms emergency supplies enhanced thanks to partnership with LSPD Updating emergency supplies for 400 classrooms and more than 8,000 students and 900 staff members is no small feat. But that's...

 
 By Journal Staff    Education    September 3, 2014

Summer Lunch Program Served more than 2,600 meals

During the summer months a growing number of students go hungry without access to the free and low-cost meals they receive during the school year. To combat this problem, Lake Stevens School District once again offered a nine-week Free Summer Lunch...

 
 By Contributing Writer    Education    August 27, 2014

ABCs of Back-To-School Health

Avoid potential health hazards before hitting the books Local families are scrambling to check off their back-to-school lists, buying supplies, clothes and more. But doctors say it’s important to add one more item to that list -- a checkup for...

 
 By Contributed By-LS Fire Department    Education    August 27, 2014

Start The Back To School Season Safely

As summer comes to an end and school starts on Wednesday, September 3rd, Lake Stevens Fire and Safe Kids Snohomish County want to remind parents and drivers to keep children safe as they go back to school.   Families should make safety a priority...

 
 By Contributed by Ann Muchoney    Education    August 27, 2014

So. LS Grange Awards Most Improved Readers

Members of South Lake Stevens Grange #690 along with teachers, parents and friends celebrated the accomplishments of six elementary students this past summer.  The award is for the most improved reader in each of the Lake Stevens elementary...

 
 Education    August 6, 2014

Back to School Supplies Needed for those less fortunate

Dear Community Family Member, A couple months from now, seven-year old Allison will be sitting in her seat on the first day of school.  Her teacher will ask; “Can everyone please take out your notebook and pencil?” Everyone will – everyone...

 
 By Joural Staff    Education    July 9, 2014

GFHS Michael Warner named Innovative Teacher of the Year

Granite Falls High School Teacher Michael Werner was named "Innovative Teacher-of-the-Year" by the Center of Excellence for Aerospace and Advanced Manufacturing at the Future of Flight Aviation...

 
 By Journal Staff    Education    July 9, 2014

LSSD publications garner Local and National recognition

Lake Stevens School District received eight awards for its publications from the state and national school public relations associations. The awards recognize outstanding printed publications, photographs, newsletters, websites, and audio or video...

 
 By Sunnyside PreSchool    Education    June 18, 2014

Kindergarten, Here we come!

Children at Sunnyside Preschool in Lake Stevens couldn't stop talking about their latest field trip that included a ride on a big yellow school bus to the next stop... Kindergarten! Each child had...

 
 By Journal Staff    Education    June 18, 2014

The NLMS Library is open this Summer!

North Lake Middle School's library will be open from 10:00 am until 12 Noon on Tuesdays: June 24, July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, August 5, 12, 19, 26, 2014. Bulldog Students and 5th graders coming into NLMS can continue to check-out books for two weeks,...

 
 By Journal Staff    Education    June 18, 2014

LSSD Parent & Community Survey

Each year, the Lake Stevens School District conducts a survey of its parents and community members. The results provide valuable information that is used to improve our schools and the district as a whole. Taking the survey is easy! Visit the...

 
 By Journal Staff    Education    June 18, 2014

Sylvan Learning Centers offer tips and book lists to get kids excited about Summer reading

While summer is a break from school, Sylvan Learning Centers in the Lake Stevens area don’t believe that the time off should also be a break from learning. A recent survey* from Sylvan Learning found that on average, kids spend significantly more...

 
 By Journal Staff    Education    June 11, 2014

Lake Stevens School District will offer a Free Summer lunch program

The Lake Stevens School District’s Food and Nutritional Services Department is pleased to announce that a Free Summer Lunch program will be available at Hillcrest Elementary School (9315 4th St. SE) beginning Monday, June 17 and will continue...

 
 By Journal Staff    Education    June 4, 2014

Cavelero leadership students tutor at Skyline in math and reading

Upon visiting Skyline Elementary School you'll notice young students seated at tables in the hallway engrossed in learning. If you look more closely, you'll see that some of these students are being...

 
 By Journal Staff    Education    May 21, 2014

Lake Stevens School District honors employees with 25 years of service

The Board of Directors would like to thank and recognize the following employees who have contributed 25 years of service to the Lake Stevens School District.  Sue  Albin, Mt.Pilchuck Elementary,  Shelley Anderson, Highland Elementary, Diane...

 
 By Journal Staff    Education    May 21, 2014

Principal Larsen Thankful to Volunteers

When principal Chris Larson and the Mt. Pilchuck staff and students learned that their school had been selected as the site for a ForestCity Community Day project, they were excited about the possibilities. By the time the last rake was loaded and...

 
 By JOURNAL STAFF    Education    May 14, 2014

Community Day at Mt. Pilchuck

On May 9th, last Friday, nearly 80 Forest City Residential Management associates headed over to Mt. Pilchuck Elementary to perform some needed upgrades to the school. All for no cost to the school!...

 
 Education    February 26, 2014

RELEASE: Number of Homeless Students Tops 30,000

Number of Homeless Students Tops 30,000 McKinney-Vento law ensures free education even if student has no home OLYMPIA — For the sixth year in a row, the number of homeless students in Washington state has increased. Numbers released recently by...

 
 Education    January 8, 2014

RELEASE: Dorn Unveils Proposal To Move Washington Toward Full Funding of Basic Education

Dorn Unveils Proposal To Move Washington Toward Full Funding of Basic Education Bill would define basic education, raise sales tax and institute “levy swap” if Legislature doesn’t act OLYMPIA — State Superintendent Randy Dorn today released...