Consistently there to Encourage: Twin Falls Morning Greeters IS the Morning Standard

It's a simple thing... someone at the front door greeting you when you arrive. Bringing that simple thing to the front door of a middle school, with fellow students doing the greeting while grumpy, tired … [Read more...]

Mitchell Family Football Camp is back, benefits scholarship fund

The Mitchell Family Football Camp is back. Established to help fun their scholarship fund for student athletes, this camp is intended for boys and girls, entering grades K-8, with any level of experience, who … [Read more...]

Melissa Johnson announces will run for school board, challenge one-term incumbent

It appears one incumbent SVSD school board member will not run unopposed this November as he did four years ago. On Wednesday, May 17, 2017, Snoqualmie resident, Melissa Johnson, announced her candidacy for … [Read more...]

Headlining this weekend: Mount Si Drama presents Shakespeare’s ‘As you Like it’

All the world is a stage.  For many of the students of the Mount Si Drama Club, no words could better describe their feelings right now. Thursday night, May 11th, the curtain opens for the Mount Si High … [Read more...]

How to fix the Mismatch: Washington students not educated enough for Washington jobs

Who wants to talk growth?  It's a hot button topic in the Snoqualmie Valley as developers look to buy land and build homes to meet the demand of King County's population growth. County officials tell us all … [Read more...]

SVSD Nurse named Washington State School Nurse of the Year

The year was 2007 and I was getting ready for my youngest child to begin kindergarten. This new chapter in my daughter's life brought her excitement, but for me it brought fear. You see, the youngest of my … [Read more...]

Small Fire reported at Mount Si High School, all students safely evacuated

On Wednesday, May 2, 2017 at 11:30AM the Snoqualmie Valley School District reported on its website: "This morning, a fire has been reported at Mount Si High School. Early reports indicate it may be related … [Read more...]

Clean out those Closets! Clothes for the Cause in downtown Snoqualmie this weekend, supports Mount Si Grad Night

Doing some spring cleaning? Want to get rid of old clothes, towels with an easy alternative to just throwing things away? There's a fundraiser this weekend Saturday, April 29th and Sunday April 30th in the … [Read more...]

School Board votes to renew superintendent’s contract though 2020, keeps big raise in place

Earlier this month the Snoqualmie Valley School Board voted unanimously to renew Superintendent Aune's three-year contract, extending though the 2019-20 school year. Aune was hired to head the Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Three Snoqualmie Valley Schools earn top state achievement award

The Snoqualmie Valley School District announced this week that three of its schools were named among the State’s highest performing schools, earning each a 2016 Washington Achievement Award from the Office of … [Read more...]

A Chance to Govern the Snoqualmie Valley School District: Two Board seats up for Election, filing date looms

Do you have an interest in our local schools? Shaping education policy, the direction and standards of the district? If so there are two positions up for election on the Snoqualmie Valley School Board in the … [Read more...]

Letter | Superintendent Contract Renewal on Autopilot: pays one of highest salaries in WA State, leaves unanswered questions

Dear Editor, On April 4, 2017 at 6:30PM, a Snoqualmie Valley School District Board meeting took place.  One of the agenda items was a board to vote to extend the contract of the SVSD Superintendent through the … [Read more...]

Mount Si High School names new assistant principal; first outside-district leadership hire in years

Mount Si High School announced on April 3, 2017, that it had hired a new Assistant Principal. The hire marks the first time since John Belcher was chosen to head the school in 2011 that a MSHS principalship … [Read more...]

Acclaimed Mount Si Music program sends Jazz Band to NYC Essentially Ellington competition AGAIN, Fundraiser helps pave the way

The Mount Si High School MusicDepartment has seen immense growth in the four years since Matt Wenman took over as Band Director, including adding an orchestra and a percussion band and growing from 150 students … [Read more...]

Newly released state data shows Snoqualmie Valley School District lags behind

Sometimes a picture (or graph) - with the latest state data - paints a telling story. Hanging in front of Mount Si High School is a large banner announcing the district's "AP Honor Roll" distinction. Six … [Read more...]