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To: Current Resident

Arlington WA 98223

Volume VIII Issue 2

the

Darrington WA 98241

Non Profit Organization

LOG

US Postage Paid Permit #13 Darrington, WA 98241

A Publication of The Darrington School District

October 2012

From and Mddle/High School Principal Every 60 seconds…. Fromthe thedesk deskofofDave DaveHolmer, Holmer,Superintenden Superintendent and Middle/High School Principal Mr. Bill Carozza in his blog “Principal Reflections” presents an interesting perspective on how change comes to American schools. He states that, “… the impact of the Internet and social media in particular is beginning to change schools from the bottom up. The pervasiveness of information is changing the role of the teacher from expert to facilitator. No longer is the classroom teacher the primary source of facts, figures, statistics, and knowledge. Students can easily access that information online and being digital natives they often navigate swifter than their teacher. What we are seeing now are growing pains. The institution needs to adapt to meet the needs of students’ learning style and the resulting expectations from the job market for graduates to be tech savvy collaborators, ready to problem solve and find creative solutions to problems.” This infographic is making the rounds: Did You Know That – In 60 SECONDS

Darrington Middle~High School

Drama Club presents

Let’s Murder Marsha A Comedic Farce by Monk Ferris

Friday, November 9 7:00 pm Saturday, November 10

7:00 pm

Thursday , November 15 7:00 pm Friday, November 16

7:00 pm

High School Auditorium

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Elementary School News from Principal, Tracy Franke Great things are happening at Darrington Elementary School.

with a certificate and medal. Family Involvement is a key component to our school success. Research has proven that involved families increase the academic success of children. We are collaborating again this year with the Resource Center, Kids Place Early Learning Center, Sauk-Suiattle Preschool and the Sno-Isle Library to provide a variety of family activities. We hope that the family learning opportunities will meet the needs of our families. We have heard the need through our PTSA, that math homework is a struggle for families. On October 17th, Bruce Camblin, a math consultant and former teacher, spent time in the afternoon working with staff aligning curriculum to the Common Core Standards and discussing teaching strategies. In the evening, families were invited back for dinner. Adults were given the opportunity to meet with him and then share in learning activities with the children. We hope a shared learning activity will be a start for providing the support families are seeking.

While we continue to focus on students improving their skills in reading, writing and math, we are not forgetting the other areas that are important for student achievement. Classroom teachers are collaborating together to bring science and music to life. Our newly organized science and music rooms are packed with evidence of student learning. The classrooms provide the necessary space for materials, instruments and experiments. The enthusiasm the teachers bring to the subjects is contagious and scheduling time in the classrooms is becoming a challenge. We are also implementing the PAX Good Behavior Game in our classrooms and school. It is a proven best practice for decreasing discipline problems (spleems) while increasing student learning, and even reducing drug and alcohol use, aggression and other delinquent behaviors later in life. PAX is a Latin word that means people have productivity and peace and they are happy and healthy. This is definitely something we want in The year is almost a quarter of the way our school and community. over. Time is going quickly and we must Assemblies are a great way to bring make the most out of each day. We are learning alive and provide students with required by state law to monitor school different learning opportunities. So attendance closely. If your child is abfar this year, we have had a folktale/ sent, please make sure to contact the musical performed by Last Leaf Produc- school within 3 days of the absence to tions and funded by the “Friends of the get it changed from unexcused to exLibrary”. It was a great story demoncused. Learning is important, and altstrating that everyone has the potenhough a lot of learning can take place tial to do great things, a message we outside of school, it is vitally important want all students to believe. P.U.D. is to have your child at school, on time, also bringing their show on renewable daily. resources to us which will tie in nicely to the solar panels that were installed on the high school. We are continuing with the tradition of RAD Assemblies once a month. At these assemblies we recognize positive character traits, like The Elementary School is in need of pants for the health room. Sizes 4-10. honesty, hard-work, initiative and perSweat pants or jeans would be greatly severance, in our students. At least once a year, each student is recognized appreciated. Accidents happen.

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ELEMENTARY UPCOMING EVENTS

Oct. 22—Picture Retakes

Oct. 23—Title I Family Mtg 2:00

Oct. 25—PUD Assembly 3rd-6th Grade

Nov. 2– Early Release / End of 1st Quarter

Nov. 7 & 8—Early Release / Conferences

Nov. 9—Early Release

Nov. 21—Early Release / Thanksgiving Break

Nov. 26-30—Book Fair Contacting Elementary Teachers

Legal Notice

As a School wide Title I A school, the disTeachers are more than trict is required and willing to talk with you happy to share inforabout your child’s promation requested by gress in school, howevparents/guardians er, regarding the profestheir schedules are very sional qualifications of busy during the day. Once students go to the their student’s classroom teacher(s). classrooms at 8:55, Please contact Maxine they do not have the Frable at opportunity to talk with you about your child’s 360.436.1323 for progress. The best information. time to contact teachers is between 8:00— 8:55 or after 2:55. During the rest of the day they are engaged with students. If you need to talk with your child’s teacher, please call before 8:55 or after 2:55. The front office is more than happy to take a message for a staff member, but cannot put you through to the classroom. Email is also a great way to contact teachers if you have access to email. I am available in the elementary office most days at 436.1313.

Morning Supervision Unless your child is in one of the Morning Programs, either tutoring or the library, please do not send your child to school before 8:45. Students should be arriving at school at 7:45 for Morning Programs or 8:45 for the start of the day. Please do not have your child arrive at school at 8:30 as there is no supervision at that time.


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Support Student Learning from Vicki Sadusky, Director of Special Programs/ School Psychologist

Dear Parents and Guardians, I can’t believe it is already October! It has been a busy start to the school year. I have been focused on helping get new students settled in programs, acquainting myself with a dedicated teaching staff, and developing my role to create a positive impact on student growth and learning. There are a lot of great things happening in the Darrington Schools, and I feel privileged to make my contribution to such a caring school community. A quality educational program, which includes a supportive parent-school partnership, is critical for every child’s success. My office is located in the Special Programs Building (Instructional Support Services). Please feel free to stop and say hello. I can also be reached at 360-436-2150. I look forward to meeting you soon! Vicki Sadusky

SCHOOL PICTURE RETAKES Monday, October 22nd Elementary and Middle/High School Envelopes are available in the school offices.

CONFERENCES ARE AROUND THE CORNER It is hard to believe that we are approaching fall conference time already. Elementary conferences will be November 7th & 8th from 12:30—6:30 PM. Elementary parents can sign up for conference times on the front bulletin board beginning the evening of October 17th. If you are unable to do this the teacher will schedule a conference time for you. Middle and High School Conference are also November 7th & 8th from 12:307:00PM. Wednesday, Nov. 7th in the auditorium for drop in conferences and Thursday, Nov. 8th in the teachers’ classrooms.

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2012-2013 Season Pass Prices (home games only) Birth to K:

Free

1st-12th grade:

$35.00

Senior Citizen:

$25.00

Adult:

$50.00

DARRINGTON HIGH SCHOOL Football 2012 - 2013 Rev. 9/7/2012 DATE

OPPONENT

SITE

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LEAVE

RETURN

Fri

10/19

Concrete *

Darrington

7:00pm

Mon

10/22

Concrete JV

Concrete

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La Conner *

La Conner

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La Conner JV

Darrington

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Darrington

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* League Game

HOMECOMING

SENIOR NIGHT

Class dismissal is 10 minutes prior to Leave Time

1st Practice August 15th

Head Coach: Doug Lenker Assistant Coaches: Cory Ross and Cam Ross, Doug Reuwsaat, Jason Pawley, Dan O’Malley and Joe Brown

Principal/Superintendent: Dave Holmer, 360 436-1140, dholmer@dsd.k12.wa.us Athletic Director: Cory Ross, 360-436-1140 wross@dsd.k12.wa.us

Fax 360-436-1089

Last middle school girls volleyball game for this year is October 23rd at Orcas.

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DARRINGTON HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL 2012-2013 Rev. 9/10/2012

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Sat. Oct. 20 Tue. Oct. 23

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***Schedules are subject to change please check the web site for most current information Mount Baker InviMount Baker 8:30am 6:00am 7:00pm tational Varsity Only Orcas Island * HOME 4:00/5:30pm

Fri. Oct. 26

League Tournament

Mount Vernon Christian

1/2:30/4/5:30

Tue. Oct. 30

Christian Faith

HOME

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2B Bi-District Tournament

Stanwood

TBD

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TBD Senior Night!!!

TBD

Fri/Sat. Nov. 9/10 State Tournament Yakima TBD TBD * = League Game Class dismissal is 10 minutes prior to Leave Time

TBD TBD

** = District Seed HS Office (360)436-1140 Fax (360)436-1089 Principal - Dave Volleyball: Holmer Athletic Director - Cory Ross Head Coach: Greg Powell wross@dsd.k12.wa.us Assitant Coach: Linne Haywood (360)436-1140 ext. 305 Cont. from pg. 1

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Hold on a minute! Like a time traveler visiting 1995, what would it be like to go back to an era of no email, no texting, no Facebook or Twitter? Could you do it, and for how long? Would it make you anxious, or would it call on social skills rendered useless by the digital age? The Digital Blackout tells the story of a Seattle-area high school that conducted just such a “Social Experiment.” They challenged their student body (and the faculty) to put away the Facebook and Twitter, the text and instant messaging, and document their experience. Are we ready to take on this challenge?

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Fall Homecoming Royalty

Pictured above left to right: Freshmen Princess Breanna Valencia and Prince Quinton Kuntz, Junior Princess Sophie Johnson and Prince Garrett Green, Senior Queen Sara Reglebrugge and King Nolan Meece, Senior Princess Jordan Rumsey and Prince Anthony Smith, Sophomore Princess Railynn Ford and Prince Trevon Willams.

Darrington Middle/High School activities and dates to remember

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Nov. 7, 8, and 9: Early release days for Parent/Guardian/Teacher Conferences

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Dec.20-Jan 1: Mid Winter Break, school resumes on Jan. 2

Friday, Nov. 2nd: College Fair at the Seattle Trade Center for Juniors and Seniors. Field trip forms available in the office. * Friday, Nov. 2nd: Early release

Wednesday, Nov. 21st: Early release for the Thanksgiving Holiday

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Remembering our friend John DiMaggio As a small community and school district, every victory we have is a shared triumph; and consequently, our losses ripple heartfelt sorrow. While searching for words to honor the memory of John DiMaggio, an email from Jared Grimmer, a former coach and teacher of John’s , was shared with Mr. Holmer. The words from this email were so poignant; it seemed fitting to use them verbatim: “If you were to ask me what I remember best about John – I’d say his smile. The guy could light up the room with that grin. He always had something positive to say about the situation. He wasn’t afraid of any person or any challenge and had the ability to make all the difference if he decided that’s what would be best for his team. John was a leader and a friend. He knew how to take criticism and how to encourage others. John was a fan of his friends and teammates. I remember him as a sophomore leading his team from the bench as the JV went into double overtime with Orcas. He would cheer and shout at every shot, stop, and charge his team would make. It didn’t even bother him that he wasn’t on the court in the most suspenseful moment of the game. Yet he would have been natural and smooth had he been called on to play at that time. He did what was asked of him. I won’t forget John. He’s a part of me just as the other boys on my teams are. We were a brotherhood of sorts. This hits home – as I suppose it always does with somebody we love and respect. I know that time heals all wounds, or so they say. Part of that healing with time allows you to come to grips with the reality of the tragedy.” The Darrington School District sends warm condolences to the family and friends of John DiMaggio. Choosing a College Home

Submitted by Brett Galbraith, School Counselor

No later than the spring of the junior year, students who are seeking a college education should begin gathering information about as many colleges as they can. Such information will allow them to examine the advantages and disadvantages of attending various schools and assist in the determination of which schools are best suited to a student's own goals, needs and abilities. Choosing a college is an important process, but not a life or death decision. Getting into a college is like approaching any other goal in life that is important: it takes hard work, commitment, and attention to dates and details. While the process doesn’t have to be nerve-wracking, it does require effort above and beyond the usual day-to-day routine of your normal home and school life. An admission decision, test score, or GPA is not a measure of your self-worth. Most students are admitted to colleges they want to attend. You are encouraged to: Know that what you do in college is a better predictor of future success and happiness than where you go to college. Be confident. Take responsibility for your college admission process. Be deliberate. Applying to college involves thoughtful research to determine distinctions among colleges, as well as careful self-examination to identify your interests, learning style and other criteria. Be realistic. You should not assume that the school which is most attractive to you will automatically accept you. Since there are limits to what you can know about colleges and about yourself, you should allow yourself to do educated guesswork. Trust your instincts in choosing a college. Make the best choice of where to apply and which college to attend based on information you gather and college visits. Be open-minded. Resist the notion that there is one perfect college. Great education happens in many places. Use a variety of resources for gathering information. Seek advice from those people who know you, care about you, and are willing to help. Guidance counselors, teachers, parents, and other students can offer useful information in your decision making process. Cont. on page 8

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Here are a couple of ways to find out if there is a school delay or closure due to weather

Be honest; be yourself. Limit your applications to a well-researched and reasonable number. But students who commit themselves early to only one or two schools can often be disappointed. While the admissions process is well managed at most schools, it, nevertheless, can be unpredictable. Students are therefore advised to apply to: Two or three SAFE SCHOOLS to which the student can reasonably expect to be admitted (based on the advice and experience of others) and which the student can financially afford. One or two COMPETITIVE SCHOOLS to which the student can reasonably expect to be admitted (the student's academic profile being within the parameters of other students admitted to the school), and that the student may be able to afford with aid, budget stretching, and/or creative financing. One or two DREAM SCHOOLS which will present a significant, but reasonable, challenge to the student, but which has admitted students with similar (if slightly higher) academic profiles, and which may or may not be affordable, pending review of the school's proffered financial aid package of loans, grants and work study. While no college is perfect, if you consider all the factors that are important to you, you will have a much better chance of finding the best match. One school might be the best based on location, another on cost and another on its academic programs. On balance, what is best for you? Knowing yourself is important when choosing a college. Your abilities, interests, attitudes and personality play an important role in your decision. A good way to start your college search is to think in broad terms rather than immediately focus on specific schools. Taking the time to set your priorities is essential.

2nd & 4th Tuesday of month. 6:00 PM @ Darrington Grange Contact Mickey Fink-Custer 436.1269

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SchoolReport.org Now is the time to subscribe and/or resubscribe to SchoolReport.org. This is a free service that will alert you in the event of a school closure or late start. Our school district uses SchoolReport.org to broadcast emergency announcements through TV, radio and the Internet. School Report.org is an emergency alert system for school districts, colleges and private schools in the greater Puget Sound region. For more information, visit www.schoolreport.org.

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King 5 news offers a free and easy to use alert to monitor school closures and delays! Use the link below and register to be notified by text and/or email any time that school is being closed or delayed. Again, it is a free service that takes less than five minutes to register for. http://my.textcaster.com/asa/Default.aspx?ID=40 225cd7-34ef-4d4c-b5e6-8694573f4249

This is for your safety as well as the safety of our students!

Family and Student Access Be sure to check out Family Access on the Darrington School District Website: http://www.dsd.k12.wa.us/. On the family access website you can access your student’s school information. Some of the information available includes grades, assignments, attendance, lunch balances, demographic information, and schedules. Please contact Val Smith at the high school or Dianne Green at the elementary to activate your access or for help with any of the features. A current email address is required. Middle and high school families may request a weekly progress report be emailed to you. This option is available in your family access.

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Becca In the last LOG we outlined The Becca Bill in accordance with RCW 28A.225—Washington State Compulsory School Attendance and Admission Law. We would like to reprint the school process: The School Process: The Becca Bill is intended to stop truancy before it becomes a problem. The law requires schools to take the following actions: One or Two Unexcused Absences After each unexcused absence the school is required to contact the parents by phone or letter. After two contacts, the school must schedule a conference with the parent and student to discuss solutions to the truancy problem. sence.

School policy gives parents 3 days to excuse an unexcused ab-

Five Unexcused Absences If a student has five unexcused absences in a 30-day period, the school may file a petition with the Snohomish County Juvenile Court, asking the court to order the student to attend school. Seven and Ten Unexcused Absences The school is required to file a petition with juvenile court if the student has seven unexcused absences in a 30-day period or ten unexcused absences in a school year. In addition to the process listed above, if a child has 5 or more excused absences in a month a doctor’s note is required. We are also tracking tardies and encourage students to arrive to school on time. When a student has a high number of tardies, we become concerned about their progress at school. Attendance patterns place your child at a much higher risk of school failure. As well, tardiness to school can be one of those "small" issues that compounds over time into a much larger issue and may ultimately have a negative impact on your student. A student coming into class late draws attention from other students. This can lead to embarrassment, self-consciousness, and comments from other students. Being late to school causes a student to miss opening tasks such as daily announcements, lunch counts, and daily reviews. Many times the class has already started an assignment and a student arriving late has less time to complete the assignment. The teacher must take instructional time to repeat directions or re-teach content. These are activities that are difficult to make up and often put a student behind the performance of other classmates.

Help Protect Yourself and Your Family from the Flu! Every year, healthy children and adults get sick from the flu and have to go to the doctor or the hospital. Here is some important information about influenza (“the flu”) to help you protect your family from this serious respiratory illness. Did You Know? The flu is a serious contagious disease that can cause illness, hospitalization, & even death. The flu is an infection of the nose, throat, and lungs caused by viruses. The flu is not a cold; it is worse with more severe fever, aches, tiredness and cough. The flu spreads mainly by droplets that come from the nose and mouth of a sick person; then another person inhales the droplets. It can also spread from things touched by the person with the flu, then touched by another. What Can You Do? Get your flu vaccine. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone 6 months and older get the flu vaccine every year. Stay away from sick people. Keep sick people at home in a separate room if you can. Wash your hands often with soap and water. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth. Wipe down surfaces in the bathroom and kitchen and wash toys with a disinfectant.

Barbara Cheyney, RN, School Nurse

Pertussis Update – The Epidemic Continues As of last week, Washington state has had 4, 190 cases of pertussis reported (almost 10 times the 2011 number for the same period). The highest rates have been in infants under one year of age and in 10-13-year-olds. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) found that immunity to pertussis in adolescents has dropped quicker since the U.S. changed to a different type of diphtheria-tetanuspertussis vaccine (with acellular pertussis virus) in the 1990s. The CDC is studying how long protection lasts with the newer vaccine. What can you do? Since infants are particularly susceptible to pertussis and cannot receive pertussis immunization until they are two months old, make sure every person in contact with an infant receives a dose of Tdap vaccine. There is no mandatory time interval from your last dose. Make sure your 6th grade student has received the required booster dose of Tdap. Get one dose of Tdap for all adults – there is no upper age limit. Get a medical evaluation for everyone with a persistent cough, especially if the cough worsens at night, to check for pertussis. Anyone with a persistent cough should avoid contact with infants. Barbara Cheyney, RN, School Nurse

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Please Keep Sick Children at Home! When a child wakes up looking flushed, feeling stuffed-up or queasy, remember the 2 C’s when making a decision about attending school or day care: Contagious and Comfort. Please keep your child at home with the following symptoms which mean that the illness is contagious: Diarrhea, vomiting, or fever (above 100.4 by mouth) within the past 24 hours

Thick greenish yellow mucus or pus draining from the eye

Sore throat, especially if combined with fever or swollen glands

Rashes unrelated to heat or diapering or related to known communicable causes

Unusual tiredness, paleness, lack of appetite or irritability. Aside from any of these warning signs, the question becomes whether your child feels well enough to function comfortably at school or day care.

Child absent due to illness or medical appointment? Please call or email: Elementary School—360.436.1313 dgreen2@dsd.k12.wa.us MS/HS—360.436.1140 ext. 252 vsmith@dsd.k12.wa.us lbrooks@ds.d.k12.wa.us Other absences should be prearranged with the office and teacher and may or may not be considered excused per state mandates.

Medication at School State law requires schools to have:

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A written, current, unexpired request from a licensed physician to administer medication A written, current, unexpired request from a parent or guardian to administer medication

The provided medication must be in an original prescription container/or original over-the-counter container. The medication permit must be signed by the child’s physician and by the parent/guardian. This means that the office cannot give out any medication without this medication permit. Parent notes accompanying medication cannot be honored. This precaution is taken for your child’s health and safety. You may pick up a medication permit at the office.

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Instructional Support Services

Child Find Activity Notice According to Federal Law 34 CFR PART 300.125, the Darrington School District #330 is required to inform you of your rights if you suspect your child of having a disability, which is impacting his/her academic progress. Darrington School District is also required to identify Child Find Activities and the Confidentiality of Personally Identifiable Information (34 CFR 300.123 and .612). “All children with disabilities, residing in the state, including children with disabilities, attending private schools, regardless of the severity of their disability, and who are in need of special education and related services, are identified, located, and evaluated….” If you suspect your child may have a disability please contact Val Cook in the Instructional Support Services Office at 360-4362150 or email her at vcook@dsd.k12.wa.us. On December 3, 2004, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act was signed into law. As of July 1, 2005, it no longer matters where the child resides, but rather where he/she attends school. The new provisions require Darrington School District #330 to locate and evaluate any child attending

a private school within the jurisdiction of the Darrington School District #330. If the child qualifies for services, Darrington School District could offer a “service plan”. However, the resident district would be responsible for offering FAPE if the child were enrolled in the public school.

Babies Can’t Wait! Information is available on how children grow and develop from birth to three years of age. If you have a concern about your child’s development, please call for an evaluation at no cost.

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The Darrington School District’s policy on tobacco prohibits tobacco use by students or adults on campus during school or after hours at extra-curricular activities and events.

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The Darrington School District is accepting applications for its 2012 small works roster. Contractors who are registered on the small works roster may have the opportunity to bid on various jobs that arise in the district in 2012. Contractors may be added to the roster by completing an online application at www.mrscrosters.org

District Report Card The State of Washington Office of Public Instruction publishes an annual report card for school districts. If you would like to check Darrington School District’s annual report card please go to the following link or pick up a copy in the elementary or high school offices: http://reportcard.ospi.k12.wa.us/summary.aspx?schoolId=227 &OrgType=3&reportLevel=District&year=2009-10 This link is also available on the district website: http://www.dsd.k12.wa.us

Section 504 Compliance The Darrington School District makes every effort to comply with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 which protects the rights of individuals with disabilities. A child is a qualified disabled person if he or she is between the ages of 3 and 21 and has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities such as caring for oneself, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing speaking, breathing, learning, and/or working. If you feel that your child is a qualified disabled person as outlined above and needs special help in school, please contact Val Cook at 360.436.2150. 2012-2013 Meal Costs Breakfast

Pre K-12

$1.75

Lunch

Pre K-6

$2.75

Lunch

7-12

$3.00

Breakfast

Adults/Guests

$2.25

Lunch

Adults/Guests

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Breakfast

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Milk

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Milk

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Snohomish County Infant Toddler Early Intervention Program (425) 388-7402 or (800) 927-9308 InfantToddlerProgram@snoco.org Over age 3 call the Darrington School District at 436-2150

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SUBSTITUTES NEEDED Teachers, Para Educators, Food Service, Custodial, Grounds, Inclement Weather Assistance

Please Call Maxine Frable at 360.436.1323 for more information.

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Are you a registered voter? To ensure you are prepared to vote in any upcoming election visit www.vote.wa.gov for information on how to register online or pick up a registration form at your


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Dave Holmer dholmer@dsd.k12.wa.us

The Board of Directors meet the 3rd Thursday of each month in the elementary school library.

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District Offices 1065 Fir Street PO Box 27 Phone 360.436.1323 Fax 360.436.2045 Superintendent Dave Holmer dholmer@dsd.k12.wa.us 360.436.1140 Darrington Middle/High School

Jennifer West, Director Legislative Representative Cell 425.290.2021 jennwest1973@yahoo.com

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DISTRICT INFORMATION

Roy Bryson, Director Home Phone 360.436.1397 Cell Phone 425.446.9342 Roybryson@ymail.com

Doug Lenker, Director Home 360.436.1861 Cell 425.231.0902 lenkerdoug@yahoo.com

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1085 Fir Street Phone 360.436.1140 Fax 360.436.1089 Principal

Darrington Elementary 1075 Fir Street Phone 360.436.1313 Fax 360.436.0592 Principal

Tracy Franke tfranke@dsd.k12.wa.us Instructional Support Services Victoria Sadusky Phone 360.436.2150 Fax 360.436-2130 Transportation Toni Kernaghan 360.436.1518 Food Services Terry O’Connell 360.436.1313 x 132 CCS Family Counselor (Tuesdays) Wendy Fallihee

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our first general membership meeting on Sept 27th. The next PTSA general membership will be held on November 6th at 6pm in the elementary school library. We will be sending home membership forms in yellow folders. Please fill out the form and return it. We appreciate every membership! The more members we have the more voting power we have at state legislature. This gives Darrington Schools a voice on topics that are important to our staff, students, families, and community. A big thank you to those of you who helped us organize our adult Halloween costume dance. The dance has proven to be a successful fundraiser for us and we hope to make it an annual PTSA event. We are gearing up for the PTSA holiday bazaar. As always the bazaar will be held on the first Saturday in December. If you are interested in volunteering or renting a space to sell your bazaar ware please leave your name and number at the elementary school office. Don't forget to "like" us on Facebook (Darrington Schools PTSA) Thank you again for the continued support, Lisa Wright PTSA president

360.436.1313 x 153 Maintenance Demi Ramilo 360.436.1313 x 131

Grounds Kurt Helling 360.436.1313 x 131

LOG Editors: Dianne Green, dgreen2@dsd.k12.wa.us Valerie Smith, vsmith@dsd.k12.wa.us

Sauk-Suiattle Preschool

Kudos! Right On! Congrats! Thank you! To: A BIG Shout Out to Andy Reece and his amazing crew and to Rick and Steve from the City for transforming Sauk into a beautiful Avenue into town. KUDOS to you…

To: REF for all the hard work they do for Darrington Athletics!

To: The IGA for their continued support of Darrington High School Athletics!

To: Kudos to the classified employees for the flexibility they’ve shown in getting the year underway.

To: Rob Requa for his time to run the football clock. To: Cindy Pugh and David Culik for helping with the volleyball score table. To: Julie Newberry for helping on MS/HS picture day.

To: The Stillaguamish Tribe for their generous donation to athletics!

To: Kudos to the teachers for kicking off the year with excitement and enthusiasm. To: Kudos and Thank You to: Carol Perfect for volunteering in the library every morning.

T H E

B A C K

P A G E

Has Openings for 3 and 4 Year Olds for the 2012-2013 School Year 

Your child must be 3 years old by August 31, 2012

The program is FREE for income eligible families

Transportation provided

Tuition Slots are also available. Contact Geneen or Cassie at 436-1854 or 436-2201

The Log Oct 2012  

Darrington School District newsletter

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