One Idea Can Sprout Many: Be the Change Poster Design Winner named

A few weeks ago we told you about the contest for budding artists sponsored by the Snoqualmie Valley Community Network. Well this week they announced the winner of the Be The Change Poster Design Challenge... … [Read more...]

Updated election results show Snoqualmie Valley Schools levies now passing

UPDATE | February 14th, 4:15PM With King County's first election result update, the two Snoqualmie Valley School District levies that were narrowly being defeated on election night had reversed course and … [Read more...]

Mount Si Cheer nails it at National Championships: wins bronze medal and places 2nd in World Competition

Over the weekend, Mount Si High School Cheer had its best result ever at the Universal Cheerleading Association's (UCA) National High School Cheerleading Championships on Orlando, Florida. Because it placed … [Read more...]

National Signing Day | Seven Mount Si student athletes honored, commit to play college sports next year

Across the United States, February 7th was National Signing Day for high school seniors who signed commitment letters to play collegiate athletics. Early Wednesday, Mount Si High School held its ceremony to … [Read more...]

SWINGIN’ FOR SHELTER: Learn to swing dance, help homeless in the Snoqualmie Valley

Feel like doing a little dancing this weekend? Well, here's your chance. The whole community is invited! The Mount Si Band Program is holding its 2nd annual “Swingin’ for Shelter” swing dance event benefitting … [Read more...]

Mystery solved: Is that a BIGFOOT trap at Meadowbrook Farm?

[Article by contributing writer Melissa Grant, owner of Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs] Ha! Made you look. Everyone enjoyed my Bigfoot article so much I thought I’d use that enjoyment to get our Upper … [Read more...]

Letter | Levies provide important funding to bridge gaps, run important programs

Dear Editor, All of the press about the state now fully funding basic education is somewhat confusing.  When I first heard there would be replacement levies on the ballot in February to support our schools, I … [Read more...]

IGNITE dance team has ‘monumental’ performance weekend at Seattle competition

The Snoqualmie Valley is full of talented young people, including the dedicated competitive dancers at IGNITE Dance studio in North Bend. The team is made up of 121 dancers between the ages of 4 and … [Read more...]

Oped: Kudos to our school district, campaign team for giving voters full tax picture for replacement levies

Let’s face it. When it comes to school funding, 2018 is the new frontier. Much of what we knew is changing. In 2011 when the state Supreme Court handed down the McCleary Decision saying the state's paramount … [Read more...]

New Territory: District prepares for February levy during unique time of increased state funding

Last year to address the Supreme Court McCleary decision mandating the state's paramount duty is to fully fund education, legislators reset how schools are funded. Starting with the 2018-19 school year, state … [Read more...]

Calling all Young Artists: ‘Be The Change’ Poster Design Challenge is ON

Middle and high school students are invited to use their artistic talents to create a poster design for the 11th annual Be The Change event for middle school students held at Chief Kanim Middle School on … [Read more...]

Nomination Time for Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation Educator of the Year

You have about two weeks left to nominate a SVSD staff members for the 2018 Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation Educator of the Year. Every year the foundation invites community members to nominate … [Read more...]

SVSD Hiring: population growth, reduced class size, increased graduation requirements means teacher recruitment critical for district

It's a competitive market when it comes to hiring teachers these days and recruitment starts early. Why? In recent years the state has made a lot changes as it increased education funding to meet the … [Read more...]

It’s Back! 14th Annual Snoqualmie Valley Preschool Fair happens January 20th

The Sno-Valley Indoor Playground hosts its 14th annual Preschool Fair, 10AM to Noon, Saturday January 20th at Si View Community Center (400 SE Orchard Drive) in North Bend. At the free event, parents can … [Read more...]

Fall City schools put on brief lockdown for police pursuit of car theft suspects

Two Snoqualmie Valley schools went into a brief lockdown Monday afternoon, January 8, 2018 when King County Sheriff's Deputies conducted a search in the downtown Fall City area for suspects who had reportedly … [Read more...]