Urgent: SVSD is seeking Bus Drivers & Emergency Substitute Teachers
As our district prepares for at-school learning, by gradually phasing in groups of students per state guidelines, we have a significant need to hire more school bus drivers, emergency substitute teachers, and substitute paraeducators. The pandemic, coupled with the related new public health requirements for schools, is presenting new challenges for adequately staffing our schools. For example, social distancing in classrooms means few students are allowed per room, and if a teacher needs to stay home sick, we can no longer combine classrooms for supervision. Many parents have reached out to inquire what they can do to help get students ... read full article
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Karen Nieman 
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1/15/2021-6/18/2021

ASB Pride Package Fundraiser
Help MSHS ASB promote the new “Pride packages”.  The Pride packages are a monthly package with different merchandise and each month has a different logo. The monthly cost of each package is $30. The money raised from this fundraiser will not only benefit ASB but all of the clubs and activities that use ASB funds.  CLICK HERE to purchase a Pride package. ... read full article
Author:
Karen Nieman 
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12/21/2020-6/18/2021
Urgent: SVSD is seeking Bus Drivers & Emergency Substitute TeachersKaren Nieman1/15/20216/18/2021
Urgent: SVSD is seeking Bus Drivers & Emergency Substitute Teachers
As our district prepares for at-school learning, by gradually phasing in groups of students per state guidelines, we have a significant need to hire more school bus drivers, emergency substitute teachers, and substitute paraeducators. The pandemic, coupled with the related new public health requirements for schools, is presenting new challenges for adequately staffing our schools. For example, social distancing in classrooms means few students are allowed per room, and if a teacher needs to stay home sick, we can no longer combine classrooms for supervision. Many parents have reached out to inquire what they can do to help get students ... read full article
The ABCs and 123s of IEPs and 504s - SVPTSA SED EventKaren Nieman10/16/202010/26/2020
The ABCs and 123s of IEPs and 504s - SVPTSA SED Event
Monday, October 26, 7-8:30PM: SVPTSA Council's Special Education and Disability Committee and ARC of King County's next event with your school families!  CLICK HERE for flyer. ... read full article
"Angst" Documentary: Anxiety is taking a toll on our kidsKaren Nieman10/13/202010/27/2020
"Angst" Documentary: Anxiety is taking a toll on our kids
School closures and social distancing have taken their toll on our kids (and ourselves), and anxiety is a bigger problem than ever. The Snoqualmie Valley PTSA Council invites SVSD families to a free screening of the documentary  Angst.  The film is available for on-demand viewing Oct. 20-26, and there will be a free panel discussion on anxiety with local mental health professionals from Sound and Friends of Youth on Oct. 27 at 7 pm. Please register in advance for the screening and/or the panel discussion; access links will be emailed to viewers prior to the start date.  Angst Screening Link ... read full article
ASB Pride Package FundraiserKaren Nieman12/21/20206/18/2021
ASB Pride Package Fundraiser
Help MSHS ASB promote the new “Pride packages”.  The Pride packages are a monthly package with different merchandise and each month has a different logo. The monthly cost of each package is $30. The money raised from this fundraiser will not only benefit ASB but all of the clubs and activities that use ASB funds.  CLICK HERE to purchase a Pride package. ... read full article
Parenting Support Group through Friends of YouthKaren Nieman11/23/202012/17/2020
Parenting Support Group through Friends of Youth
Parenting Support Group through Friends of Youth This year has been challenging and we all need a little extra support and care. Come join our parenting support series! Learn from mental health counselors about parenting and develop new coping strategies for yourself and your student in the time of COVID and online schooling.  Thursday Evenings in December: 6pm-7pm, FREE Dec. 3:   Why they do the things they do? Understanding the Child’s Brain  Dec. 10:  Creating Common Agendas - Family Goal Planning  Dec. 17:   Removing the Superhero Cape - The Importance of Self-Care To register: Email ClientServices@FriendsofYouth.org or call 425.392.6367 Click  HERE for flyer ... read full article
Curriculum Night ~ Tuesday, October 13thKaren Nieman10/8/202010/13/2020
Curriculum Night ~ Tuesday, October 13th
Curriculum Night - Teacher Presentation Video Access We are looking forward to sharing information about the school year with you next Tuesday, October 13th . All Curriculum Night teacher presentation videos will be posted to the teacher's course pages under the Materials section beginning at 4:00pm on Tuesday. Mr. Belcher will do a LIVE presentation beginning at 6pm. To access the videos you will log into your parent Schoology account. If you have not logged on to your account with your student's access code, please call the main office at 425-831-8100 to obtain the code. ... read full article
Embracing Adversity ~ September 28th 12-1:30pmKaren Nieman9/24/20209/28/2020
Embracing Adversity ~ September 28th 12-1:30pm
Embracing Adversity: Supporting the Development of Health Coping Strategies Subject: Embracing Adversity: Supporting the Development of Health Coping Strategies   When: September 28, 12:00-1:30 pm For: Parents and caregivers of teens and young adults FREE from the YMCA Our youth are often engaged and invested in structures that run counter to the development of resilience. Many young people are discovering they lack the flexibility and malleability they need to manage adversity and turn to maladaptive and sometimes dangerous methods of coping.      Resilience is the ability to achieve in the face of adversity; to bend, rather than break. In this workshop, ... read full article