Tired Teens: District Committee looking at possible Later School Start times

Teens need more sleep. They're always tired. School starts too early. These topics have been making headlines around the country in recent years. The Snoqualmie Valley School District is now taking a … [Read more...]

Latest Election Results: City Incumbents hold most seats, but school board incumbents face defeat

King County Elections tallied thousands more ballots on Thursday, November 9th, but the latest batch of counted ballots didn't do much to change the initial results reported on election night. With a shrinking … [Read more...]

Save money, support Mount Si Choir Program: Popular Mattress Sale Fundraiser returns for 4th year

Sore back? Not sleeping well? If you're in the market for a new mattress, this weekend you might be able to save some money AND support the Mount Si High School Choir program. For ONE DAY ONLY, on … [Read more...]

Oped | Time to vote People – pause all the talk and bubble in that ballot

It's been quite the election season in the Snoqualmie Valley. Of course, compared to this time last year, I think we can all agree it's been much tamer. BUT, as this November General Election isn't a … [Read more...]

Letter: Busby ‘has always been, and continues to be, All about the Kids’

Dear Editor: I proudly support re-electing Marci Busby to serve another term on our Snoqualmie Valley School Board! One of the things I learned as a member of the school board was that you mostly lose … [Read more...]

Q&A with School Board Candidates: local taxes, improving communications, policy making

This November 7th, two Snoqualmie Valley School Board positions are on the ballot, including Position 4 currently held by Marci Busby. Gary Fancher is challenging her for the seat. Although candidates must … [Read more...]

Letter: Johnson asking the right question, is SVSD budget being spent in the right place?

Dear Editor, It was brought to my attention that the teachers union recently sent a letter to its members inferring that Carolyn Simpson (School Board Director) and Melissa Johnson (School Board Candidate) … [Read more...]

Mount Si Student Musicians chosen to perform with elite Honor Bands

Mount Si High School Bands announced some big news this past week:  two student musicians recently received a prestigious honor. Mary Piekarczyk (clarinet) and Erik Thurston (tuba) auditioned and were … [Read more...]

Letter | Snoqualmie Valley at a crossroads, Melissa Johnson will lead district in right direction

Dear Editor, Although 2017 is not a presidential year, there are still critical elections that will shape the future of our region. School board is one of those elections, and for Snoqualmie Valley School … [Read more...]

Letter | Support MacLean: understands school board role to set tone for the district

Dear Fellow Community Members, As a community member of nine years, with two children who are in the midst of their educational career through SVSD, and as a teacher at an SVSD School, I feel like I have a … [Read more...]

Joint effort brings ‘Toxic Stress’ presentation to Mount Si High School, free for parents and students

A joint effort by the Mount Si High School PTSA, SVSD and the Snoqualmie Valley Community Network is bringing what they call an important presentation for parents and students about "Toxic Stress." Dr. Laura … [Read more...]

Local Coalition Launches ‘Career Exploration Fridays,’ connecting students to local employers, jobs

Via press release, a coalition consisting the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce, Snoqualmie Valley Community Network and the Snoqualmie Valley School District announced exciting news - a new program they … [Read more...]

Q&A with School Board Candidates: local taxes, communications, and policy making

This November 7th, two Snoqualmie Valley School Board positions are on the ballot, including Position 1 currently held by Tavish MacLean. Melissa Johnson is challenging him for the seat. Although candidates … [Read more...]

‘Stand Up for Students, Sit Down for Breakfast’: help Friends of Youth get mental health counselor in every Snoqualmie Valley school

Do you know what Friends of Youth does and how it helps Snoqualmie Valley students? There's a lot of good quietly happening thanks to the support of Friends of Youth. Here's how they help.... Friends of … [Read more...]

Letter | Fancher will Listen to voice of the community, ask tough questions as school board member

Dear Editor, I wanted to share the experiences I‘ve with Gary Fancher who is running for school board. I’ve known him for several years in our shared experiences at the North Bend City Council. I first met … [Read more...]