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Welcome to the 2010-2011 School Year! Put a circle around Wednesday, September 8th on your calendar. This is the first day of school for the 2010-11 school year. We can expect to see students with brightly colored backpacks and new school supplies boarding the yellow and black school buses on their way to their first day. While our older students know the routine for the first day, our new students and kindergarteners begin a new adventure. It is a day of excitement and anticipation. We believe that Sequim is a special place to live and to learn. The natural beauty of Sequim is inspiring, affording each of us a quality of life that is unmatched in most places. As educators, it is our passion to compound the advantages of living in a beautiful place by providing each of our students a caring and personalized school experience. We believe that all students can achieve. Our most important strategic priority is to maximize the potential and talents of each of our students. To ensure that all our students

realize their full potential, it is our intent to sponsor an “Opportunity to Excel’ program this school year. We will offer every student additional individualized attention in an extended school setting. This opportunity is our commitment to our students and our community to meet the individual needs of all our students. In this edition of Kids Today, you will find parent guidelines, important dates, contact information, school supply lists, and a calendar of school days for 2010-11. We trust you will find this information helpful as you prepare for the coming school year. All staff members within the school district have spent the summer preparing for the return of our students. We look forward to seeing you on the 8th. Until that time, enjoy the remainder of your summer break.


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Sequim School District No. 323 Every child, every moment, every day! MISSION: On behalf of the Sequim MISSION Community, the School District shall inspire and achieve excellence in the academic, creative, and physical potential of each student.


BOARD OF DIRECTORS… Current Board members... Bev Horan, Board President, Term Expires: November, 2013 John Bridge, Vice President, Director District #3, Term Expires: November 2011 Virginia O’Neil, Director District #2, Term Expires: November, 2013 Sarah Bedinger, Board President, District #1, Term Expires: November 2011 Walter Johnson, Vice President, Director At Large, Term Expires: November 2011 If you have any questions, please visit our website at or phone the Administration Office, 582-3260.

BOARD MEETINGS... Regular Meetings are held the second and fourth Monday of each month, at 7 p.m. in the Board room, Performing Arts Building. At the beginning of each meeting, time is set aside for questions and comments from the public. The public is also welcome to speak on agenda items. Agendas are available at the Administration Office and through the Sequim School District website at www.sequim.k12. the Thursday prior to the meeting. Copies of the meeting minutes are also available for review on the District website or at the Administration Office.

SCHOOL SCHEDULES… Professional Development Monday will continue in 2010-2011 with school starting one (1) hour later on Mondays to allow for staff training. The first Professional Development Monday is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 14. School will start 60 minutes later at each respective school on Mondays.

District Administration Office School Year Schedule: Mon.-Fri. 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Summer Schedule: Mon. - Fri. 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. June 27, 2010 - Aug. 17, 2010

Helen Haller Elementary School Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Grades 1-5: 8:15 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. Kindergarten: 8:15-10:56 a.m. and 12:13-2:45 pm

Middle School Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Grades 6-8: 8:15 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

High School Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Grades 9-12: 8:15 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Greywolf Elementary School Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Grades 1 - 5: 8:35 a.m. - 3:05 p.m. Kindergarten: 8:35 a.m. - 11:16 a.m. or 12:33 p.m. - 3:05 p.m.

Sequim Community School Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Preschool: 8:15-10:56 a.m. and 12:13-2:45 p.m. Alternative School: 8:15 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. OPA (Home School Support): 8:15 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. (M-Th)

Food Service The Sequim School District recognizes the School Food Service Program as an integral part of the school day. Sequim Schools offer an approved lunch and breakfast program. This program provides for nutritious, balanced hot meals daily at all levels. The meals are nutritionally balanced with lunch meeting one-third the recommended daily nutritional requirement.

Nutrition & Physical Fitness In July of 2005, the Sequim Board of Directors updated and adopted the Nutrition and Physical Fitness policy. The policy describes that the District and schools will regulate the sale or serving of foods/snacks high in fat, sodium, or added sugar. The District is working with our food services contractor, Sodexo, to ensure the guidelines are being met. As parents, we ask that when you bring snacks to school to share with your student’s classmates that you keep this policy in mind and share healthy snacks. Free and reduced-price meals are available to students whose families meet certain federal income requirements. Check with your local

school for income guidelines and application forms. Information on the application form is confidential and will only be used to determine eligibility for school district food service programs. Breakfast and lunch prices are as follows: Student Meal Breakfast Lunch Grades K-5 $1.05 $1.80 Grades 6-8 $1.15 $1.95 Grades 9-12 $1.20 $2.00 Adult Meal $1.80 $2.90

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Immunizations Policy 3413 Vaccines required for school attendance 2010-11 school year. Kindergarten-Grade 2, Ages 4-8: Varicella -2 doses given on or after the first birthday. Parent reported history of disease not acceptable; DTaP/DTP/Tap/Td – 4 or 5 doses provided the last dose is given on or after the fourth birthday; Polio – 4 doses if all given before the fourth birthday, or 3 doses provided the last dose is given on or after the fourth birthday; MMR – 2 doses, 1 dose given on or after the first birthday and the second dose at least one month later; HEP B - 3 doses. Grade 3-6 Ages 9-12: Varicella - 1 dose given on or after the first birthday, parent reported history of disease is acceptable only for students in the third, fourth or sixth grade; For children in fifth grade varicella vaccine is recommended, not required. DTaP/DTP/Tap/Td - 4 doses provided the last dose is given on or after the fourth birthday. After the seventh birthday, children should receive Td or Tdap; One dose of Tdap is required for students in sixth to 9th grades. Polio – 3 or 4 doses provided the last dose is given on or after the fourth birthday; MMR – 2 doses, 1 dose given on or after the first birthday and the second dose at least one month later; HEP B - 3 doses. A 2-dose series separated by at least 4 months of adult formulation Recombivax HB is licensed for children aged 11-15 years. Grades 7-12 Ages 13-18: All requirements same as for Grades 3-6 EXCEPT one dose of Tdap is required for students in sixth-ninth grades. Varicella is recommended, but not required. Immunizations are available at low or no

epartment cost at the Clallam County Health Department. Call 417-2274 for days and times. Each year Sequim School District is required by RCW 28A.210.080 to make information available to parents of students grades 6-12 regarding Meningococcal Disease and its vaccine, and the Human Papillomavirus Disease and its virus. Information regarding both of these diseases may be found at the district website under Health Services and at the following websites: Washington State Department of Health Immunization Program: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Meningococcal vaccine Information: Disease Information: Fact Sheets: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Vaccine Education Center: generic.jsp?id=75689 Meningococcal Questions & Answers: mening_tear.pdf National Meningitis Association Parent & Teacher Awareness Program: American Social Health Association: American Cancer Society: If you do not have internet access, please contact the school nurse.

Medication at School Please contact the school office regarding dispensing of medication at school. Under normal circumstances, prescribed medication should be dispensed before and/or after school hours under supervision of the parent or guardian. If a student must receive prescribed oral medication during school hours, the medication must be dispensed by an authorized staff member. The parent must complete a medication authorization form obtained from the school nurse. This form must be accompanied by authorization and written directions from a licensed health professional within the scope of his/her prescriptive authority.

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Snow and Ice/Emergency Delays or School Closures... Announcements regarding school delays, closures and/or changes from normal schedules will be broadcast beginning at 6:30 a.m. on radio stations KONP (AM 1450), KIRO (AM 710) and KOMO (AM 1000), and on Seattle’s KIRO TV Channel 7 and KING-TV Channel 5. For your convenience, School Closure information may also be accessed on the Internet at the Sequim School District web site: If there is no announcement, schools will be open. Phones will be manned in the district central office during these unusual situations beginning at 6:30 a.m. An announcement will be placed on the answering machine and an announcement will be put up on the district web site. When on the district web site, please remember to click the “refresh” button, so you are seeing the most up-to-date information. Please do not phone the radio stations; call the school district. The lines most likely will be busy, but keep trying. Announcements will be made every half hour on the local radio. Please advise your children to listen to the radio in case there are any changes made, if you leave your home before they do. Be sure you listen to announcements for Sequim School District.

School Improvement Plans Policy 2005 Each school in the district completes an individual School Improvement Plan for the current school year. Copies may be obtained from each individual school or on our web site at

Academic Performance Scores Student performance scores are available upon request from all school offices or may be viewed via a link on the Sequim School District #323 web site at www.sequim.k12. At the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction web site http://reportcard., you will find a report card for each school, demographics, student academic performance, and staff characteristics.

Pet Policy Only ADA service animals are allowed on school campus. Any exceptions must be approved by the principal of the appropriate school. No animals will be transported in school vehicles.

Illness When your child returns to school after an illness, a note must accompany him/her when they return to excuse the child’s absence.

Emergency Contact Information PLEASE...Notify your child’s school immediately of a change of address, telephone number, employer or emergency number. Students are not allowed to be dismissed to their homes due to illness unless the parent or another adult is present.

Prohibition of Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Sequim School District is committed to a safe and civil educational environment for all students, employees, volunteers and patrons, free from harassment of all types, and intimidation or bullying. An incident which you feel is harassment, intimidation and/or bullying should be reported to the supervisor or building administrator or the superintendent.

Waiver or Reduction of Fees Arrangements shall be made for the waiver or reduction of fees for students whose families, by reason of their low income, would have difficulty paying the full fee for various school activities. The USDA Child Nutrition Program guidelines shall be used to determine qualification for waiver of fees. Assistance will be considered by the Sequim School District without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, or disability.

District Contact Information … Sequim School District No. 323 1-360-582-3260 Administration Office 503 N. Sequim Avenue Sequim, Washington 98382 FAX 683-6303 Superintendent Bill Bentley 582-3260 Secretary...Loanna M. Torey Director of Assessment & Instruction Vince Riccobene 582-3268 Secretary……. Trayce Norman Director of Special Services Shelley Langston 582-3433 Secretary...Colleen Robinson Business Manager Brian Lewis 582-3266 Fiscal Assistant Ruth Judd 582-3265 Facilities Coordination/ District Support Marilyn Walsh 582-3260 Food Service Laurie Campen, Supervisor 582-3432 Maintenance and Operations John McAndie, Supervisor 582-3275 Secretary…Kristi Toth 582-3276 Personnel/Payroll Sonja Brown 582-3267 Personnel Specialist Karen Sande 582-3261

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Community Liaison, District Webmaster & Volunteer Coordinator Patsene Dashiell 582-3264 Transportation Jeff Gossage, Supervisor 582-3274 Speech Language Pathologists Terilee Allsop-Howat (Birth to 6 Program, MS & HS) 582-3427 Jennifer Jurgensen, GWE 582-3300 Deneen Pond, HHE 582-3200 Physical Therapist Cherry Bibler, All Schools 582-3200 Eric Wade, HS 582-3600 Occupational Therapist Darcie Clawson (Birth to 6 Program, HHE) 582-3427 Jada Jack, GWE, MS & HS 582-3300 Larry Hurd , HHE, MS, HS 582-3500 (Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant) Assistive Technology Specialist Jacque Schaafsma, All Schools 582-3500 School Psychologists Catharine Bento-Foxlee 582-3404 (Birth to 6 Program, HHE) and Community School) David Updike, MS (8th grade) & HS 582-3600 Dennis McCarthy, HHE & MS (6th & 7th grades) 582-3200 Cheryl McAliley, GWE 582-3500 School Nurse Pam Cunningham, All Schools 582-3607 or 808-5857 Health Clerk Ardis Mangano, All Schools 582-3509 Greywolf Elementary School 582-3300 171 Carlsborg Rd., Sequim, WA 98382 Sequim, Washington 98382 FAX 582-9555 Principal...Donna Hudson Counselor...Cathy Shea Helen Haller Elementary School 582-3200 350 W. Fir Street Sequim, WA 98382 FAX 681-8543 Principal...Patra Boots Counselor...Matt Duchow Sequim Middle School 582-3500 301 W. Hendrickson Rd. Sequim, WA 98382 FAX 582-9486 Attendance Office 582-3503 Principal...Brian Jones Assistant Principal...Scott Harker Counselors...Gloria Ricketts (Student last name beginning w/A-K) and Rob Brooke (Student last name beginning w/L-Z) Sequim High School 601 N. Sequim Avenue Sequim, WA 98382 FAX 681-8688 Principal...Shawn Langston Assistant Principal...Mark Willis District Administrator/


Dean of Students...Randy Hill Athletic Director Dave Ditlefsen 582-3602 Attendance Office 582-3608 Counselors... Richard Napora (Student last name beginning w/A-K) and Colleen Harker (Student last name beginning w/L-Z) Counselor’s Office FAX 582-9881 Vocational Director...Stu Marcy Sequim Community School 582-3400 220 W. Alder Street Sequim, WA 98382 FAX 582-9229 Community School Co-Principal & Director of Special Services Shelley Langston Community School Co-Principal, Alternative High School & OPA Principal Randy Hill Alternative High School 582-3400 Olympic Peninsula Academy (Home Schooling Support) 582-3403 First Teacher 582-3428 SNAP (Special Needs Advocacy Parents) 582-3241

Special Services Special Services are provided for students with disabling conditions that affect their learning. Each student in our special education program is carefully evaluated, and an individually prescribed program is provided. Recognizing that each student may have specific educational needs, the Sequim School District provides a number of special programs and services, which include: Birth to Three: Identified families with children ages 0-3 who have developmental delays are provided community resources and therapy services. Pre-school Education: Identified children, ages 3 to 5, are provided pre-school instruction and activities related to their physical, language, social, and mental development. Living Skills (K-12): Identified students are provided instruction in developmental, self-help, and academic skills. Resource Program (K-12): Resource programs are available in all schools for instruction to qualified students. Language Development and Communication: Services are provided through the speech and language specialist for students who have speech and language needs. Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy: Direct services for students who have physical and occupational therapy needs are available in all schools. Psychological Services: Four certified school psychologists work in the Sequim schools. The psychologists work with families and school teams to support eligible students. English Language Learners (ELL) or Bilingual Education: Consists of classroom support, small group tutoring, and computer

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assisted instruction for eligible students to move them toward English fluency. Homeless (McKinney-Vento Act): Any student or youth who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate night time residence is entitled to assistance in a variety of ways from our school district. Home/Hospital Tutoring: Provided to students who are temporarily unable to attend school for a period of four consecutive weeks or more because of a physical and/or mental disability or illness. The program does not provide tutoring to students caring for an infant or a relative who is ill. LAP/Read Right: Funded by the State Learning Assistance Program, it is a research-based tutoring program at Sequim Middle School and Sequim High School available to students who need additional support to meet Washington State standards for reading.

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Migrant Education Program: Authorized under Title 1, Part C of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and provides grants to state educational agencies. A major goal of the MEP is to minimize the disruption caused by migrant children’s frequent moves. The definition of a migrant child is one who has moved across school district lines, within the last three years, in order to accompany or join a parent or guardian who has moved to seek or obtain temporary or seasonal work in agriculture or fishing. Title 1 (a federally funded program) provides reading and mathematics assistance at both elementary schools to students who are not yet on grade level in reading or math. Helen Haller Elementary and Greywolf Elementary are both designated as Title 1 School-wide Programs. Students receive supplemental instruction based on their individual skills and performance on state assessments.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/ AFFIRMATIVE ACTION The S equim S chool District is an EEO/AA Employer. The Sequim School District complies with all federal rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation or disability. This holds true

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for all district employment and opportunities, and for all students who are interested in participating in educational programs and/or cocurricular school activities. Inquiries regarding compliance and or grievance procedures may be directed to the school district’s Title IX Officer and Section 504/ADA Coordinator, R andy Hill. Sequim High School, 601 N. Sequim Avenue, Sequim, WA 98382, (360) 582-3260.

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Back-To-School Events 2010-2011 Aug. 18 Sequim A S High School Football Turnout Aug. 19 Sequim High School Wolf Pack Days: Seniors & Juniors 8:00 - 11:00 a.m., Sophomores Noon - 3:00 p.m. Aug. 20 Sequim High School Wolf Pack Days: Freshmen 8:00 - 11:00 a.m. A - L, Noon - 3:00 p.m. M - Z Aug. 23 Sequim High School Fall Sports Turnout Aug. 25 Sequim Middle School Timberwolf Days 2:30 - 6:30 p.m. A - K Aug. 26 Sequim Middle School Timberwolf Days 2:30 - 6:30 p.m. L - Z Aug. 30 Sequim High School Band Camp 9:00 a.m. - Noon (Freshmen at 8:30 a.m.) Aug. 31 Sequim High School Band Camp 9:00 a.m. - Noon Sept. 7 Greywolf Elementary Open House, 4:00-6:00 p.m.

Sept. 7 Helen Haller Elementary Back-to-School Night & Ice Cream Social, 4:00-6:00 p.m.

Sept. 10 Sequim High School P Pep Dance in the Cafeteria after the football game

Sept. 7 Sequim Middle School WEB (Where Everyone Belongs) 6th Grade Orientation from 7:50 a.m. – Noon

Sept. 13 OPA Classes begin

Sept. 7 Sequim Middle School Open House 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Sept. 7 Sequim High School Link Crew Freshmen Orientation 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the Gym (All freshmen are encouraged to attend this very fun and active event!) Sept. 8 SCHOOL STARTS Sept. 8 Olympic Peninsula Academy Open House & Potluck (Parent Partnership Program) Sept. 8 Sequim Middle School first practice for Football, Girls Volleyball and Cross Country at 3:00 p.m. Sept. 9 Sequim Middle School Band Instrument Rental from 3:00-7:00 p.m.

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Did You Know ... maintaining good oral hygiene is one of the most important things you can do for your teeth and gums to show off a nice smile. Healthy teeth not only enable you to look and feel good, they make it possible to eat and speak properly.

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Sept. 15 Sequim High School Commitment to Graduation, Auditorium at 6:00 p.m.


Sept. 16 Helen Haller Elementary 1st Grade Parents Night (Time TBA) Sept. 17 Sequim High School Link Crew Tailgate Party for Freshmen (before football game) Sept. 24 Dungeness River Festival Education Day for 3rd through 5th graders Sept. 24 First Teacher Traffic Safety Event @ 10:30 a.m. Room 4W, Sequim Community School Sept. 28 Sequim High School Senior 30 p.m. Parent Night, Library, 6:30 Oct. 4

Sequim High School Open House, Cafeteria, 6-8 p.m.


CLASSES & SCHEDULES! Recreational Gymnastics Preschool Gymnastics Trampoline & Tumbling Competitive Teams Birthday Parties Field Trips

Fall Registration is Open Now Classes begin Sept 7 (360) 457-5187 3318 E. Acorn Lane, Port Angeles

For ALL Your Back to School Needs New Children’s Clothing at Affordable Prices Shoes & Accessories Toys, Games & Books

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2010-2011 SEQUIM SCHOOL DISTRICT BUS ROUTES NOTE: BUS ROUTE AND TIME CHANGES! Students K-12 will ride same bus; there is only one (1) bus in AM and PM. AM Greywolf Elementary Notice! Greywolf students will need to transfer to a shuttle bus in the stadium parking lot. Please remember, if a bus passes waiting students, it may not be their bus. Morning Kindergarten students will ride regular route bus to school; Mid-day Kindergarten bus home. Afternoon Kindergarten students will ride a mid-day Kindergarten bus to school and a regular route bus home. The Transportation Department recommends all students who will be riding school buses be picked up at their stops the first day of school. This will enable the bus driver and student to know which bus stop they will get off at in the afternoon. Exact times and pickup points cannot be determined until exact enrollment and passenger loads are fixed. It is recommended that students, who plan to ride buses, be at their stops well ahead of the time shown (5 min.). For the first day, new students will be picked up at all stops along routes, except for Hwy. 101 East and West routes. The following are routes, not necessarily bus stops. Times should be estimated for stops between the points for which time is shown. Students will be advised after two or three days where the permanent bus stop will be. Every effort will be made to space stops approximately one-half mile apart, thus requiring a quarter-mile walk along routes. Exceptions will be made only on a case-by case basis because of student safety, handicapping conditions, etc. Students will ride the same route bus A.M and P.M. unless otherwise noted. ALL STUDENTS living on 101 West or East must catch the bus at their designated stop. DO NOT CROSS THE HIGHWAY and catch the bus at a later time. There will be mid-day Kindergarten bus runs. Parents of Kindergarten students may view these bus routes at the elementary school. Bus drivers will not drop Kindergarten students at stops unless a parent or other designated adult is there to meet the child. The child will be brought back to the school. PARENTS: For younger elementary students on regular bus runs, please have someone at stop to meet the students, particularly on Hwy. 101 East and West. Questions: Transportation Department, Jeff Gossage, Supervisor, 582-3274 or 582-3273.

Bus Routes STADIUM BUS ORDER 1. Turtle 2. Coyote 3. Bambi 4. Pink Panther 5. Motor Goat 6. Jimminy Cricket 7. Huckleberry Hound 8. Bear 9. Lion 10. Elk 11. Bullwinkle

12. Eagle 13. Woodstock 14. Road Runner 15. Thumper 16. Brown Rabbit 17. Minnie Mouse 18. Pluto 19. Bus to Elk Creek Apartments 20. Mr. Magoo

GREYWOLF BUS ORDER 1. Turtle 2. Coyote 3. Bambi 4. Pink Panther 5. Motor Goat 6. Jimminy Cricket 7. Huckleberry Hound 8. Bear 9. Lion 10. Elk 11. Bullwinkle 12. Eagle 13. Mr. Magoo

IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER: Bambi: Hwy 101 W. of Carlsborg/Blue Mtn/S. Barr Rd./Pierson Rd./Kirk Rd./Parrish Rd. 259513 Hwy 101 6:54; Blue Mtn & Gellor 7:09; Gellor & McCrorie 7:12; Blue Mtn & Emery 7:18; Hwy 101 & Fern 7:23; 234 S. Barr Rd. 7:26; 258870 Hwy. 101 7:31; 251 Kirk Rd. 7:36. Bear: W. Silberhorn/Riverside/Secor/River Rd. Alice Park 7:16; Glendale 7:17; Turnstone 7:19; Rondale 7:20; Cul de Sac 7:20; 200 Riverside 7:23; 240 Riverside 7:24; Dungeness Meadows 7:26; Wallace & Secor 7:28; Avellana 7:32; 672 River 7:35. Bullwinkle: Spath Rd/Martha Lane/N. Barr Rd./W. Side Carlsborg Rd. 752 Spath 7:15; Spath & Camelot 7:19; Kitchen Dick & Martha Lane 7:20; N. Barr & Loafer 7:23; N. Barr & Harmony 7:24; 818 N. Barr, at corner 7:28; N. Barr & Franson/ Howe 7:30; 3652 Old Oly Hwy 7:31; Old Oly Hwy & Creekside (after bridge) 7:33; Old Oly & Dorothy Hunt Ln. (airport) 7:34; Carlsborg & Cook Rd. 7:37; 721 Carlsbord Rd.(R) (Old Carlsborg Store) 7:39; 171 Carlsborg, Greywolf School (bus entrance area) 7:41. Brown Rabbit: East Sequim Bay,/West Sequim Bay/Washington Harbor/Port Williams. 504 East Sequim Bay 7:00; East Sequim Bay Rd. & Heron Hill 7:02; East Sequim Bay Rd. & Panorama 7:08; East Sequim Bay Rd. & Hardwick 7:12; West Sequim Bay & Mariners View 7:21; West Sequim Bay & Liberty 7:26; 421 Washington Harbor 7:30; Pt. Williams & Holland 7:35; Brown Rd. & Pt. Williams 7:38; 983 Seq. Dung. Way 7:40. Coyote: Kitchen Dick Rd. N. of Woodcock/Mains Farm/ W. & E. Anderson/Mtn View/Lotzgesell/N.

Side Cays Rd. 2304 Kitchen Dick 7:08; Buckhorn 7:10; Nisbet & Lotzgesell 7:12; 2165 Cays Rd. 7:17; 277 W. Nelson 7:17; W. Nelson & Cline 7:18; Cline & W. Anderson 7:19; W. Anderson & Cays 7:20; McLaughlin & W. Thornton 7:21; Clark & E. Anderson 7:23; 140 Mtn. View 7:25; Quail Meadows 7:31; 36 Lamar 7:33; Hogback & Cays 7:35; 451 Cays 7:38; 132 Cays 7:34. Eagle: Crownview/Mariners/Elizabeth & House Rd./Kendall/Hendrickson/Priest/Brackett/Prairie St. Crownview & OOH 7:14; Elizabeth & Diane 7:16; Cottonwood & Eagle 7:18; Kendall & Stone 7:22; Hendrickson & Wright 7:25; Applegate 7:28; Priest & Priest Lane 7:31; Honeycomb & Deseret 7:33; 5th Ave. Apts 7:34; Seq. Ave. & Prairie 7:35. Elk: E. side Carlsborg Rd./Macleay & Wheeler Rd./ Dung. Estates/Vista View/Koeppe/Woodcock & Marina Dr. Jennifer 7:19; S. Business Loop Park 7:20; Idea Place 7:22; 1700 Carlsborg Rd. 7:24; Bibitty Bobitty HS/MS/HHE 7:22; 434 Macleay 7:26; Penny Lane 7:27; Dung. Estates 7:30; Vista View 7:33; Koeppe 7:34; Woodcock & Marina Dr. 7:36. Huckleberry Hound: Dryke Rd./Solmar/Pinnell/ Vautier. Dryke & Woodridge 7:14; 290 S. Solmar 7:16; Madera & Madera Pl. 7:17; El Camino & Serena Pl. 7:20; N. Solmar & McDonald 7:23; Vautier & Shelley 7:28. 2009-10 Bus Routes Page 3 of 4 8/12/2010 Jimminy Cricket: Gilbert/Gupster & Mill Rd./E. Runnion/Heath/Grandview/Old Oly. Hwy to Mantle Rd. Idlewood & Gupster 7:13; 143 Gupster 7:15; Mill & Yenta 7:16; Mary John & Runnion 7:18; Runnion & Heath 7:20; Heath & Fergy 7:22; Windmill 7:23; Donaper 7:24; 6992 Old Oly Hwy 7:25; Marchbanks & Old Oly Hwy 7:26; S. End McComb Rd. 7:27; Fasola Rd. 7:32; Mantle & Old Oly Hwy 7:37. Lion: W. Washington St./N. River Rd./E. Silberhorn/7th Ave. Kaiser & W. Washington 7:23; Grant Rd. 7:25; Narrow 7:26; 500 River Rd. 7:27; River Rd. & Silberhorn 7:29; Silber Lane 7:30; Summerset 7:32; Valleyview 7:33; Daisy Lane 7:36; McCurdy & 7th 7:37. Minnie Mouse: Diamond Pt & Chicken Coop Rd. Diamond Pt Rd. 6:57; Eagle Creek & Sunshine 6:58; Del Ray & Sunshine 6:59; Rhododendron & Diamond Pt. 7:01; West & Diamond Pt. 7:04; Lupine & Aster 7:06; Aero & Sunshine 7:08; Sunshine & Madrona 7:10; 220 Fleming 7:11; 93 Madrona 7:13; 11 Fleming 7:15; Critter Country 7:14; 643 Diamond Pt. Rd. 7:18; Craig & Chicken Coop 7:26; Chicken Coop Hollow 7:34; 92 Chicken Coop 7:36. Motor Goat: Hooker Rd/Olson Rd./Fish Hatchery/ Lost Mtn/Taylor CutOff. Mariposa & Hooker 6:55; Pike Place 7:00; Hooker & Olson Rd. 7:03; 312 Olson Rd. 7:05; 3293 Lost Mtn. 7:12; 3787 Lost Mtn. 7:13; 4892 Lost Mtn 7:15; Lost Meadow Lane 7:17; Corner of Lost Mtn & Taylor Cutoff 7:27; 880 Fish Hatchery 7:29; Horse Tail 7:32; Wildwood & Taylor Cutoff 734; Stellar Ridge 7:37; Charles Roberts 7:38; Alaska Way 7:40. Mr. Magoo: South Rhodefer Rd. Cuddle &

Crayons 7:35; Elk Creek Apartments 7:40. Pink Panther: N. Boyce/Spencer & Joslyn/ W. Runnion/ OOH/Gehrke Rd/Finn Hall/Gunn Rd. N. Boyce & Spencer 6:58; 153 Spencer 6:59; Joslin & Spencer 7:01; 262 Joslin Rd. 7:02; 4127 OOH 7:15; Agnew Grocery 7:16; 1745 OOH 7:18; 81 Wild Current 7:20; Finn Hall & Matson 7:26; Vogt & Finn Hall; 7:26; Creekside & OOH 7:32; Airport 7:40; 6332/6334 OOH 7:43. Pluto: Hwy 101/Gardiner Beach/Old Blyn Hwy. Seq. Bay Lodge 7:00; Hwy 101 & Louella 7:01; Hwy 101 & 273054 7:06: Guiles Rd. 7:09; 480 Diamond Pt. Rd. 7:11; 1740 Gardiner Beach Rd. 7:13; Rondelay & Gardiner Beach Rd 7:18; Gardiner Beach Rd. & Old Gardiner Rd. 7:20; 410 Old Gardiner Rd. 7:23; Hwy 101 & Knapp Rd. 7:26; Old Blyn Hwy. & Thompson Rd. 7:30; Tribal Center 7:32; School House Point 7:37; Boggs Lane 7:40; Hammond & Still 7:42; Brown & Alder 7:45. Roadrunner: Evans Rd/Serpentine/Jamestown/ Towne Rd/3 Crabs/Sequim Dungeness Way. Evans & Marian 7:00; Pond Lane 7:02; Coon & Serpentine 7:08; Serpentine & Allan 7:11; 1390 Jamestown 7:13; Jamestown & Seahawk 7:15; 5175 Woodcock 7:20; Woodcock & Aldrich 7:21; 1051 Towne Rd 7:23; Towne Rd & Jacob Lane 7:24; 2804 Towne Rd. 7:26; Palmer & Sequim Dung. Way 7:30; Golden Sands 7:33; Brigadoon 7:40; Woodland Heights & Sequim Dungeness Way 7:42. Thumper: Palo Alto/East Happy Valley to 3rd Ave./ Seq. Ave. & Prairie-Sunnyside Apartments. Lone Tree & Palo Alto 7:15; Paradise 7:22; Marshall 7:25; 95 Happy Valley 7:27; 1602 Happy 2009-10 Bus Routes Page 4 of 4 8/12/2010 Valley 7:32; Lakeview & Happy Valley 7:35; Doe Run 7:37; Happy Valley & 3rd Ave. 7:40; Stephens & 3rd Ave. 7:41; 3rd & Prairie E. Side 7:45; Sunnyside Apts 7:46. Turtle: Shore Rd/Heuhslein/Lewis/Hwy 101/ Sherburne/Atterberry/Cassidy. 432 Shore Rd. 6:54; 845 Shore Rd. 6:56; Spring & Heuhslein 6:58; Breeze Way 7:04; 771 Lewis Rd. 7:05; 191 Lewis 7:07; Sieberts Creek Dip 7:09; Hwy 101 & Olympic Christian School 7:10; Atterberry & Sherburne 7:15; 451 Atterberry 7:17; Autumn & Barnes 7:21; Autumn & Eldridge 7:23; 1332 Atterberry 7:27; Frost & Atterberry 7:29; 250613 Hwy. 101 E. 7:33. Woodstock: Sunland/Emerald Heights/Reservoir/ McFarland/Sporseen/Happy Valley Rd. West. Taylor & Sunland 7:00; Greenway 7:02; San Juan & Hurricane 7:05; Holland & Medsker 7:08; Medsker & Sunrise View 7:10; Medsker & Emerald 7:11; Seq. Dungeness Way & Ioka 7:12; Emerald Heights 7:19; Alpine Loop 7:30; 3rd & Reservoir 7:31; 411 Reservoir 7:32; 2306 S. 7th 7:33; Barbara & Annabelle 7:36; Ferndale & Sporseen 7:40; Wagner & River Rd. 7:45.

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Sequim Middle School Supply List • Ten 3-prong folders (for math) • ¼” quadrant graph paper (for science & math) • Wide Lined Loose Leaf Notebook Paper • For Language Arts: 1½” Binder with seven dividers • For Science: 1” clear view white binder • Binder dividers • Plastic pouch for binder • Spiral notebooks • Calculator (Simple 5 function for 6th, 7th and 8th grade math and scientific or graphing for algebra) • Large book covers • #2 pencils (not mechanical) • Pencil cap erasers • Colored pencils • 2 highlighters, different colors • Hand held pencil sharpener • Hand held pencil erasers • Glue sticks • Scissors • Metric ruler • 2 Boxes of kleenex • Black or blue ink ball point pens • One package each large & small sticky notes • Flash drive (suggested) ASB card $12 PE uniform $17 PE shirt $7.50 PE shorts $10 SMS sweatshirt students only $38

Football spirit pack $20 Yearbook (until January) (with ASB card) $15 (w/o ASB card) $17 A limited number of extra yearbooks will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis at the end of the year for $20.

Class fees: Art I, Art II, Art III $20 per semester Science/Engineering Elective Class Fee $10 per semester

Club fees: All club members must purchase an ASB card Art club supplies $15 per semester

Helen Haller Grade Level Supply Lists Kindergarten • Backpack. • Crayola Crayons, 16 pack • 3 glue sticks • 1 large box of Kleenex (AM only) • 1 container of Clorox wipes75 count) (PM only)

First Grade • 1 large box Kleenex • 6 large glue sticks • 2 dozen sharpened #2 Ticonderoga pencils • Small school supply box** (Not Marcy or Smith) • 1 small & simple, non-rolling backpack (Not for Marcy) • 1 container of Clorox Wipes, 75 count • Crayola Crayons (Amount to be determined) Label items with double **s with your child’s name. Other items will be shared with the class throughout the year. Send all supplies on the first

Athletic Fees: $50 per sport per middle school athlete ($150 max per student - $200 max per family if all athletes are middle school students. SMS and SHS combined - $225 max per family. Proof of payment at the high school is required to waive PTOP fee) because some of the costs of running the athletic programs are covered by the middle school ASB, all SMS athletes must purchase an ASB card in addition to the district’s pay to participate fee to be cleared to participate.

day of school. Your child’s teacher may ask for a few additional items not on the list. Please, no toys or small personal pencil sharpeners.

mechanical pencils, toys or any other containers or packs of things larger than we specified as they will be sent home.

2nd Grade

Third Grade

• 24 #2 Ticonderoga brand pencils • Eraser* • 6 glue sticks • 2 wide-ruled spiral notebooks • 1 box of Kleenex • 1 set of Water Color Paints* • 1 pair of scissors* • 1 box of 12 or 24 count crayons* (No more than 24, please.) • One 8-pack of colored pencils* • 2 packs of wide-ruled notebook paper Ludke/Helsell/Labeaume only: • 1 small Pencil Box (Approx 8”x 4 ½”)** • 1 set of watercolor paints Ludke only: • ½” 3 –ring binder *Names labeled on starred items only! Please do not bring markers,

• (1) 120 page spiral notebook • (3) 70 page spiral notebooks, in red, blue and green • 2 large glue sticks • 10-12 good quality pencils • 1 pink erasers • 1 large box of Kleenex • 1 small pencil box • Notebook paper—100 sheets, Wide Ruled OPTIONAL: • A small set (12-24) colored pencils OR fine tipped markers (not both)

Fourth Grade • 2 packages notebook paper, wide or narrow ruled • 5 dozen number 2 pencils • 1 box of tissue (Kleenex) for the

cold season* • 1 box of colored pencils • 2 spiral notebook • 1 pair of scissors • 1 standard yellow highlighter • 4 glue sticks (NO liquid glue, please.)

Fifth Grade • Erasers •*2 boxes of facial tissues • 3 spiral notebooks • 3-ring binder (1”) • 1 composition notebook • 200 sheets ruled notebook paper • Pencils - 2 doz. wood only* • 8 Colored Pencils • Colored Markers - Suryan only - Fine point and Ultra fine Point Sharpies * Starred items are pooled for the whole class. If you have any difficulty purchasing them, we have a limited number of supplies available. Thank you for providing these supplies for your student.

Greywolf Elementary School Supplies List Kindergarten • Backpack clearly marked with child’s first and last name

First Grade • 24 Ticonderoga pencils • 1 set of 8 colored pencils • 1 set of 8 colored markers • 1 pair of scissors (Fiskar type - do not label) • 2 large pink erasers • 2 large glue sticks • Unscented aloe-free baby wipes • Backpack (please label with your child’s name INSIDE the backpack) • Earbuds or headphones for personal computer use • Optional: 1 multi-colored set of dry erase markers (Expo 2 - low odor) All supplies are shared in the classroom. Please do not send anything extra like mechanical pencils, pencil sharpeners, pencil boxes, or binders. They tend to be a distraction at school, but they are great to use at home. Thank You!

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Second Grade • 4 boxes #2 pencils (10-12 per box) • 1 package post it notes • 4 jumbo glue sticks • 1 pair Fiskar brand scissors • Crayons – box of 24 colors • Colored Pencils • (4) 8 ½ x 11 spiral notebooks – wide ruled (plain cover 70-80 page books with metal spiral binding) • 2 Pink Pearl erasers • Backpack • 1 box of facial tissue • 2 black Flair pens • 1 pkg. pencil-top erasers • 1 ream of white copy paper • Earbuds or headphones for personal computer use All supplies are shared in the classroom.

Third Grade • 3 wide-ruled Spiral notebooks (40-50 sheets, no dividers) not perforated pages • 4 gluesticks (solid pack) • Fiskar scissors, pointed

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• Crayons 24 pack • 1 box of 8-12 colored pencils • 3 Pee-Chee’s (with pockets) • School box, (cigar box size to fit into a small desk) • 4 Red editing pencils • 4 Erasers – pencil toppers & 2 Pink Pearl • 2 black Flair pens • 2 black Sharpie pens (fine point) • Earbuds or headphones for personal computer use The following items will be pooled and used by all students as needed: • 12 yellow #2 Ticonderoga pencils • 4 solid glue sticks • 1 ream of wide-ruled notebook paper • 1 box of Kleenex All items not designated as pooled items should be clearly labeled with your child’s name. No three-ring binders as they take up too much desk space.

Fourth Grade • 5 pkgs. #2 Ticonderoga Pencils • 1 box colored pencils- 24 pack

• 1 ruler (standard and metric) • 1 glue stick • 1 pair of scissors • 2 packages notebook papercollege ruled • 1 box facial tissue (Kleenex) • 2 ream of copy paper • 4 spiral notebooks-college ruled • Earbuds or headphones for personal computer use

Fifth Grade • 5 packages #2 Ticonderoga pencils • 1 box colored pencils • 1 ruler (standard and metric) • 1 package of glue sticks • 1 pair scissors • 4 spiral notebooks (60 pg) • 1 pkg. pencil-top erasers • 3 packages notebook paper – college ruled • 1 box facial tissue (Kleenex) • 2 reams typing paper • (5) “3x3” sticky note pad • Earbuds or headphones for personal computer use

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Technology Matters Student Internet Use All students and parents, K-12, must annually complete a District Internet Use Permission/ Agreement form, acknowledging their understanding and agreement to abide by District Technology and Internet Use Guidelines. Students over the age of 18 do not require a parent signature.

Skyward Family Access Family Access is a web-based application that provides parents with access to student attendance, grades, assignments, lunch account information, and more. School office staff will distribute new family access logins and passwords for the 2010-11 school year. All passwords were reset for security purposes. If passwords become lost or forgotten, parents must request login and password information in person (showing some form of ID) at their child’s school office. Staff will not release this information over the phone or by Email for security reasons. Secondary students will also receive student access logins and passwords.

New Wireless Access At Secondary Schools Students at Sequim High and Middle Schools can now utilize their laptop computers through a District wireless connection. This will be possible when the District receives a signed Internet Use Agreement from students and parents for the 2010-11 school year. This is a secure connection that provides the same internet filtering processes that are employed throughout the school district network.

Register On The “Schoolwires” District Website provides the District’s web page with a feature-rich content management system designed especially for schools. We ask that parents and interested citizens “Register” online at to be eligible for available interactive services such as E-alerts and other specific “role” features. The District web site also features direct links to Family Access.

Student Technology Supplies

November 1 & 2 Parent Conferences/No School

Instructional staff recommends the following helpful school supply for middle and high school students – a scan disk (also known as thumb drive, memory stick or pen drive) to carry electronic information to and from school.

Parents, please note that November 1 & 2 are District-Wide Parent Conferences, and there is no school on those dates.

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Sequim High School Class Fees 2010-11

Annual after 12/17/10 A.S.B. Card PE Shorts PE Sweats (Sweatshirt & Pants) Hoodie Pants PE Uniform (T-shirt & Shorts) T-Shirt Shorts College English (per Semester) Campus Parking Permits Band Cleaning Fee Freshman T-shirt & Sweatshirt (Band) Auto 1 & 2 Shop (per semester) Farm Fee (per semester) AP Art (1st semester) AP Art (2nd semester) Crafts (per semester) Floral Design (per semester) Painting I & II (per semester)

$55 $60 $50 $7 $30 $18 $15 $20 $13 $7 $334 $5 $20 $45 $10 $10 $35 $25 $20 $30 $20

Drawing & Adv. Drawing (per semester) Ceramics (per semester) Spanish Workbook German Workbook

$20 $20 $11 $18

Photography (per semester) $35 Welding/Adv. Welding (per semester) $30 Woods/Adv. Woods (per semester) $20 Engineering Tech (per semester) $30 Intro Auto Mechanics (per semester) $10 Biology Notebooks $2.50 Food Prep & Service (per semester) $20 Pay to Participate (Sports Only) $75 $150 ~ Maximum per student $225 ~ Maximum per family (High School & Middle School) ** ALL FEES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

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ELEMENTARY GRADING PERIODS (T) - 180 DAYS 1st Trimester Ends - Dec. 3(60 Days) 2nd Trimester Ends - March 17 (60 Days) 3rd Trimester Ends - June 22 (60 Days)

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Cuddles & Crayons Daycare & Preschool

OPEN HOUSE & ICE CREAM SOCIAL SEPT. 7 • 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Please call for observation: Regan Larsen • Days 683-9572 • 191 West Sequim Bay Road, Sequim • Monday - Friday 7 am - 6 pm ENROLLMENT DATES: • Classes begin Sept 8, 2010 (runs in line with the Sequim School District) • Register year-round for waiting list • Preschool runs September thru May

CLASSES INCLUDED: • Preschool 2, 3 or 5 days per week • Kindergarten Enrichment 5 days • Before & after school care (including homework helpers) • All-day childcare • 6 Classrooms • 2-acre fenced outside play.

ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS: • 2 years - 12 years

SUMMER PROGRAM: • Bi-weekly field trips • Curriculum year-round

NUMBER OF CHILDREN: • 56 children – Ratio is 6:1 or 9:1 (depending on age)

BUS SERVICE: • Helen Haller, Greywolf & Olympic Christian School • To and from school once your little one has graduated to the big school

BONUS: • All USDA approved, well-balanced, kid-friendly meals provided at no additional cost (NO PACKING LUNCHES). • Flexible scheduling • School will grow with your child 2 years - 12 years. • Your child will come to feel this is their 2nd home.

TEACHER BACKGROUND: • 6 certified teachers (some have up to 10 years experience). • 3 teacher’s aides • 1 cook • 1 on-site director LICENSED BY THE STATE OF WASHINGTON • ACCEPTING STATE AND TRIBAL GRANTS



To meet parents’ needs for dependable, safe, high-quality, convenient childcare providing a wide variety of learning experiences for our children in a loving, home-like atmosphere. We are in the business of getting kids ready for kindergarten & their future. Our curriculum will be working on all the 7 development areas.

Many studies have proven that children learn best through play and discovery with a wide variety of learning experiences. The “WHOLE CHILD CONCEPT.” We will provide a “HANDS-ON APPROACH” in our curriculum. Math, Science, Early Literacy, Social Studies, Art, Music, Physical Development, Dramatic Arts and, of course, play.

Kids Today, Fall 2010  

Kids Today, Fall 2010