La Conner Schools

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  •  Marble National Coach of the Year 2022

    Congratulations Coach Suzanne Marble for being inducted into the WIAA hall of fame!

    The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association Hall of Fame is a means to recognize, preserve, and promote the heritage of interscholastic activities in Washington state. Many individuals have made extraordinary contributions and superb accomplishments in high school sports and activities. The WIAA Hall of Fame honors the contributions and achievements of those individuals who are worthy of statewide recognition as examples for others to emulate. The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) has officially announced its inductees for the WIAA Hall of Fame classes of 2021 and 2022. Suzanne, along with 10 new inductees, will be honored at the 2023 Hall of Fame Induction Luncheon at the Renton Pavilion Events Center on Wednesday, May 3rd. Tickets for the event will go on sale on March 13th. The School Board will honor and recognize coach Suzanne Marble at the January 23 board meeting. We invite you to attend the meeting to express your appreciation in special recognition of Coach Marble for the many hours she has put into the La Conner volleyball program with her astounding leadership and many outstanding achievements: 7 State Championships 2002, 2006, 2007, 2018, 2019, 2021 and 2022; 18 State trophies, 27 state appearances, 23 league titles, Hall of Fame Coach, a five-time recipient of state coach of the year honors, including in 2022, 12+ times been named the Northwest league’s premier coach; 2022 American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Co-Coach of the Year; and now she can add 2022 WIAA Hall of Fame. Congratulations Coach Marble and thank you for all that you've done for our district and community!!! GO BRAVES!

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  •  Devan Mansfield

    We welcome Devan Mansfield to the Little Braves' Preschool. Devan was selected for this position because she is passionate about students and loves helping kids become independent.

    Devan was a substitute in the Preschool prior to accepting this position, so she is familiar with the kids and the families already. Below is her bio to get to know her a little better. Being that it’s a new year, and this is a new job (exciting!) I’d like to introduce myself to you all. My name is Devan Mansfield. I’m thirty-six years old and was born and raised in Skagit County. Specifically, Conway. I have been married for twelve years and my husband (Tom) and I, have three beautiful children; Lenae(15), Paul(10), and Teddy(6). We currently have a five-acre property in Conway where my children, and our border collie Willy, love to run and play. My family had a dairy farm on Fir Island for over one-hundred years and I have a proud family legacy spanning many generations in this Valley. I cannot tell you how excited I am to be joining Little Braves' Preschool. What started out as a para-ed position that was meant to be temporary, soon felt like I had found a new place to call home. All of these incredibly bright, special, wonderful kids are a joy to be around, as well as teaching, and Coral and Joreen are the best teachers anyone could hope to work with. They love these kids! I feel very blessed to call Little Braves' Preschool and the La Conner School District, my place of employment. I look forward to helping the children learn and grow in all the best ways, and I know that they will educate me as well. I also look forward to meeting all the parents and families of these special little people, and I hope for a wonderful new year at Little Braves' Preschool.

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  •  Melanie Kooch

    We welcome Melanie Kooch to the Brave family as the newest SPED Paraeducator in the High School. Melanie was selected because she genuinely cares about others and wants to make a difference, has SPED experience, and inspires confidence in those around her

    Melanie has lived in La Conner since 2015 when her family relocated for her two children, Madison and Michael, to attend La Conner High School, which was their Best Decision Ever! She has worked in Accounting/Bookkeeping for 30+ years, taking a few years off to homeschool 2 of their 3 children while owning and operating a quilt and fabric shop. After Madison and Michael started high school, they decided to close their business to be a bookkeeper for a local sod farm until now with an opportunity to follow her dream of working for La Conner School District. Melanie applied for a paraeducator job because she enjoys helping children succeed and feels she is a good fit for our La Conner School system. Melanie loves La Conner schools, our community, and is looking forward to working with our students. In her spare time, Melanie enjoys family time, knitting, and quilting. Their oldest daughter recently celebrated their 1-year anniversary with her husband and they currently live in Spokane. Michael also lives with them and works for the postal service. Madison lives at home to help with her aging grandparents. Melanie is always looking for an opportunity to help others and to make her community a better place to live. She feels lucky to call La Conner home and be able to share my excitement about this town. You will see her family attending many local athletic events. Go BRAVES!!!

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  •  School Board Directors and Student Representatives

    January is School Board Recognition Month ~ School boards make a powerful difference in leading so students achieve.

    We encourage staff and all members of the community to thank our board of directors and our student representatives for volunteering their time and playing a critical civic role that helps form the bedrock of our democracy—public education. As a crucial bridge between the local community and the school district, their efforts are instrumental in helping all of us realize the hopes and dreams we have for the children of our community. Thank you, school board directors and student representatives for all you do for our district!

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    Safety Tip Line

    Safety School Tip Line - Our mission is to promote a culture of learning in which all students can succeed while feeling happy, healthy, and safe. We want to give a Shout-Out to those of you who are part of the solution to keep our schools a welcoming, safe, and comfortable space. When you send messages (anonymously or not)through our La Conner School District Safety Tip Line, we get them and are able to take action. Your communications are welcome and appreciated!


    We have magnets with the safe school tip line information on them at the District Office for everyone who wants one. LCSD Code is 1356 / Website 1356.alert1.us / Email 1356@alert1.us / Call or Text 360-244-4621


    The board authorizes the use of video surveillance on district property for the purpose of maintaining the health, welfare, and safety of students, staff, and visitors, and to protect district equipment and facilities. 



    District Values:  Accountability * Respect * Integrity

    Mission Statement - Our Mission is to strengthen excellence in education through equity. We will continue our intense focus on individual students, so they are able to successfully launch into their next level of career and education, near and far.

    Engage, Connect, Achieve.
    Every Brave a Lifelong Learner

    Parents have the right to review the Highly Qualified status of their child's teachers.  All current La Conner SD teachers meet the standard for Highly Qualified teachers as set forth by the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.  For more information, contact the District Office at 360.466.3171. For problems accessing district information due to language difficulties, please contact Andy Wheeler, Special Services Director: (360)466-3171
     
    Si necesita alguna información traducida a otro idioma, por favor, comuníquese con el Señor Andy Wheeler, el director de servicios especiales, a (360)466-3171 awheeler@lc.k12.wa.us.

    Nondiscrimination Statement for La Conner SD - La Conner School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, honorably discharged veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. We have designated the following employees to handle questions and complaints about alleged discrimination: Civil Rights, Title IX, and Section 504 Coordinator, Andrew Wheeler, 360-466-3171, awheeler@lc.k12.wa.us; P.O. Box 2103, La Conner 98257-2103.
     
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