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The Northshore School District Communications Department is committed to providing excellent leadership in creating timely, accurate, transparent, effective and open communications so all families, students, staff and community partners are informed and engaged. The department is committed to working collaboratively with staff, volunteers and community partners to meet the District's goal of providing an excellent education experience for all students and families.


Meet the Team

Lisa Youngblood Hall

Chief Communications and Experience Officer

District and school media relations, executive communications, crisis communications and press releases, brand

Jennifer Piplic

Assistant Director of Communications

Bond & Levy Project, Press Releases, District Stories

Community Partnerships & Volunteer Coordinator

Volunteers, Art Docent, PTA

Kaarin Sharman

Communications Specialist

Emergency and mass communications, e-fliers, printed publications

Kathy Hughes

District Receptionist

Staff, family and community support, directories



Our Commitment to Racial & Educational Justice

The Communications team will feel confident in integrating racial and educational justice in all of our conversations, collaborations, planning, work and contributions across the District in alignment with the Strategic Plan. In doing so, students, staff and families throughout our District community will feel seen, heard, engaged and supported toward a successful K-12 experience.

Learn more about the Northshore School District's commitment to Racial & Educational Justice.



Press Releases & Media Availability

If you are a member of the media and would like to contact the District, please contact Lisa Youngblood Hall. Visit our Press Releases page to read more.



District Stories

Have something to share? We invite you to share your story. Visit our District News page to see more.

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The staff from the Safety & Security Department have hosted “ACT to Save a Life” first aid trainings within the District and community in recent years, and one of the recent trainings for City of Woodinville staff paid off in a significant way when two maintenance team members from the city responded quickly to an individual in need.

Mental Health Awareness - Student Voices

The Northshore School District will host a student-led Mental Health Awareness talk at North Creek High School on May 18, 2022. The panel will include students and Northshore community members working in mental health.



Connections Newsletter

Visit our Connections Newsletter page to see more.



Community Newsletter

We are committed to keeping the entire Northshore community informed and engaged.

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