Northshore School District Administrative Center
Take Online Survey on Weekly Teacher Instructional Planning/Collaboration Release Time
Northshore School District seeks your feedback as it determines a weekly teacher instructional planning and collaboration schedule. An online survey is available in English and Spanish between May 8 and 27. (read more)
Grade Reconfiguration Planning Task Forces Opportunities Available
The district is seeking applicants for the following Grade Reconfiguration Task Forces: K-5 Elementary, 6-8 Middle School and 9-12 High School. These task forces will begin the visioning and planning process for grade reconfiguration. Currently there are five openings for parents/community members on each 15-member task force. These voluntary positions are appointed by the superintendent and will last for approximately four years. Applications are due by Friday, May 24, 2013. Click on the link for more information and applications: www.nsd.org/gradereconfiguration.
School Board Unanimously Votes to Build New High School in North End and Reconfigure Grade Levels
Bothell High School Teacher Wins $10,000 Award for Science Teaching Excellence
Northshore Tuition-Based Preschools Still Have Open Slots
Northshore School District tuition-based preschools still have open slots at Hollywood Hill and Arrowhead elementary schools for the 2013–14 school year. For more information, please call 425.408.4700 for Hollywood Hill and 425.408.4000 for Arrowhead.
Northshore Students Win State History Day Awards
Thirty Northshore students won awards for their history projects at the Washington State History Day Competition May 4, in Bellevue, Wash., and nine Northshore projects—students earning a first or
Northshore DECA Teams Shine at International Conference
Inglemoor and Woodinville high school Distributive Educational Clubs of America (DECA) teams once again produced impressive results finishing second and fourth respectively at the International Career Development Conference (ICDC) held April 24-27 in Anaheim, Calif. (read more)
Canyon Park Junior High School Science Olympiad Team Only Team to Represent State at National Competition
The Canyon Park Junior High School Science Olympiad team will be jetting off May 14 to the Science Olympiad National Tournament, May 17-18, at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, to represent the state. The 14-member team won the B (grades 7-9) division at the Washington State Science Olympiad, competing against 19 other schools in 25 categories covering biology, chemistry, earth science, astronomy, physics and technology. (read more)
Northshore Employee Receives State Business Officials Award
Lydia Sellie, Northshore School District director of finance, was presented with the Washington Association of School Business Officials (WASBO) "Unsung Hero" award at its annual conference, May 1-3, in Vancouver, Wash.
Transportation Change for EAP Beginning in 2013-14 School Year
STAR 101.5 surprised Tracy Westberg’s sixth-grade class at Bear Creek Elementary School last week to tell the teacher that she was the STAR 101.5 Teacher of the Week. Westberg was nominated by fifth-grader Brody Milbrodt and his mom Tanya Milbrodt. (read more)
Woodinville High School German teacher Michael Antley has been named a 2013 winner of the prestigious Duden Award for his excellence in teaching German. The Duden Award is given annually to a teacher in each state by the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG).
Inglemoor High School’s Student Musicians Capture Highest Honors at Heritage International Music Festival
In addition, the Inglemoor instrumental music program won the Outstanding Instrumental Program Award and Sasha Stavilla earned a Maestro Award as an outstanding soloist with the Jazz Band.
Northshore High Schools Rank Among Nation's Top Schools in Two News Magazines
Woodinville's Chelsea Bateman Wins Eastside Republican Club's Essay Contest
Woodinville senior Chelsea Bateman won best essay in the Eastside Republican Club’s annual essay contest and was presented with a $1,000 scholarship. This year’s essay topic was “What is the best way to stop gun violence without infringing on the rights protected by the Second Amendment?” Click here to view essay.
Northshore FBLA Students to Attend National Leadership Conference
Eleven Northshore high school Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) students will start summer vacation in Anaheim, Calif., competing at the FBLA National Leadership Conference, June 27-30. Inglemoor High School students Gary Wang, Jasmine Hawkins and Kevin Jin and Woodinville students Kassidy Bruhn, Joshua Granaada, Michael Aldridge, Heather Brevard, Phillip Dougherty, Robert Luo, Nicholas Taylor and Jacob Yee will be competing for honors and scholarship money. (read more)
2013-14 Northshore School District Calendar Dates
Five Northshore Elementary Schools Earn 2012 State Achievement Awards
Inglemoor student Sunny Hong's artwork titled "Embracing You" was chosen as runner up in the 2013 Congressional Art Competition for Washington's 1st Congressional District. Hong's artwork will be displayed in Congresswoman Susan DelBene's congressional office.
Inglemoor High School Student Places Third in State in Duck Stamp Contest
Inglemoor High School junior Jessica Cheung placed third in the state in the 2013 Federal Junior Duck Stamp Contest. Her watercolor of a northern pintail duck will be on exhibit at the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge through the spring of 2014.
Secondary Summer Academy to Run June 26 through August 2
Click here for program information
WaNIC Summer Skills Academy to Run June 24 through July 15
WaNIC (Washington Network for Innovative Careers) is offering a Summer Skills Academy for students entering grades 10-12 in the fall. Registrations open May 1. Click here for program information.
Sorenson Early Childhood Center Seeking Peer Models for 2013-14 School Year, May 31 Registration Deadline
Sorenson Early Childhood Center is currently accepting applications for its Peer Model Program for the 2013-14 school year. The registration deadline is May 31. The opportunity for a child to be a peer model in one of the Sorenson Developmental Special Education Preschool classes is a great way for them to learn about individual differences and build self-esteem. (read more)
Elementary Math Club Students “Make It Count” at NEMO Math Extravaganza
Almost 400 elementary mathaletes gathered on March 30 at Woodmoor Elementary School to test their math skills in number sense, algebra, probability and statistics and potpourri in the annual Northshore Elementary Math Olympiad (NEMO) competition. (read more)
Washington State Receives One-Year Conditional Waiver for Some No Child Left Behind Requirements
Threads & Treads Clothing Bank Open Thursdays
The Threads & Treads free clothing bank Thursdays, 4-6 p.m., beginning Aug. 23. Thread & Treads is located at Canyon Park Junior High, 23723 23rd Ave. N.E., Bothell, Portable 706.
The Northshore School District will make every effort to provide accessibility to events, meetings, and programs to individuals with disabilities. Please contact the building principal where the activity is occurring or Becky Anderson, ADA officer, at 425.408.7709 to request special accommodations.