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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

Executive Director of Communications

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

Marco Garcia

Community Partnerships & Volunteer Coordinator

Volunteers, Art Docent, PTA

Digital Communications & Accessibility Specialist

Website, Social Media, Video, Photos, Forms, Design

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 Carri Campbell. 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.

The Northshore main office building entrance, a glass and steel beam structure

Learn about the administrative updates for the 2022-23 school year and the people leading this important work. Many of the administrative changes fill previously vacant positions or are purposely designed to address school-based needs and bring better alignment to the District’s Strategic Plan work.

Program Guide - Kindergarten

Students in grades K-5 will start the next school year with a new English Language Arts (ELA) curriculum. Into Reading, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt publishers, meets best practice criteria for K-5 education and strongly aligns with the District’s standards and expectations. This summer, new materials are being delivered to all elementary schools.



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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