La Conner Schools

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  • Josi Straatoff

    Congratulations Josilynn, (Josi) on this well-deserved honor of being selected by the La Conner Soroptimists as the February Student of the Month. Josilynn is a senior at La Conner High School and the daughter of Brian Straathof and DeAnna Young.

    Josi is an accomplished student who has been a part of the La Conner community since her sophomore year. As senior class president, she has demonstrated strong leadership skills by leading fundraising efforts and attending various required events. Additionally, she is the student representative to the La Conner School Board and finds it interesting to experience the workings of the board. Josi has also been a part of the La Conner High School soccer team since her junior year and the softball team since her sophomore year. She is also interested in the drama department and has participated in the spring play this year. In her limited free time, she enjoys drawing mixed media and reading for relaxation and enjoyment. She also values spending time with friends and family. She works part-time while maintaining a well-rounded academic profile. Her favorite subjects include art, science, history, and math. Josi plans to continue her education at Skagit Valley College and then transfer to a four-year school to obtain her master's degree. She is especially interested in biology, zoology, and environmental science and hopes to study abroad. She also loves elephants and is interested in archeology and anthropology. For her many pursuits, Josilynn will be awarded a gift certificate to Vintage La Conner, a thrift store operated by volunteers that supports local women and girls through generous community donations. Way to go, Josilynn Straathof!

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  •  Sarah Walls

    We are excited to announce Sarah Walls as the newest Registrar of the La Conner School District. Sarah is a great addition to our family and we are confident that she will excel in this position.

    Sarah is passionate about promoting cultural diversity and community engagement. She and her family have been a part of the La Conner community and school district since 2017. They moved back to Washington from the East Coast and have since been actively involved in the community. Sarah is a dedicated community member who enjoys taking pictures of the beautiful Skagit Valley scenery. She volunteers with the Middle School Yearbook Club and supports the La Conner Braves at various sporting events. She is also very generous and shares her talent by photographing our students doing what they love. Sarah is happily married to Toby, who is our brilliant LCSD Transportation Mechanic and an all-around fix-it guy for our district. She is also a proud mother of Hallie (12th grade) and Sylas (6th grade). With her wealth of experience and deep commitment to supporting our students and staff, Sarah is a valuable addition to our team. She is a member of the Snohomish Tribe of Indians and a descendant of the Lummi Nation, Haida, and Tlingit. She values and celebrates cultural diversity. We welcome Sarah to the LCSD family and look forward to the positive impact she will bring to our district. We are thrilled to have her on board!

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    Math Night - May 1, 2024 from 5:30-7:00 pm

    Math Night - May 1st - The attached flyer announces a fun upcoming event for all LCE families - "Spring into Math" Family Fun Night! Please plan to join us on Wednesday, May 1, 2024, from 5:30-7:00 PM, for games, prizes, treats and take-aways. There will be lots of fun to enjoy in both our elementary school AND at Braves Club, and your student will be sent home with some activities that will help them keep their math skills sharp over the summer.

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  •  Womens Leadership Panel

    In honor of Women's History Month we hosted a Women's Leadership Panel

    Women's Leadership Panel which consisted of four women leaders in various capacities within Skagit County. The panel included two board members of Skagit Women's Alliance and Network (SWAN)- Lauren Rodriguez and Sofie Poulton, members of the Swinomish tribe who are also elected leaders in the community- Alana Quintasket and Barbara James. The panelists shared meaningful experiences about women's contributions to society in the past and the present and shared ways in which girls and young women could empower themselves and those around them to become leaders. It was such an honor to have their presence and support as we celebrate Women's History Month. It was a great reminder to recognize and honor the women in our lives for everything they do and say to uplift us.

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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 can take action. Your communications are welcome and appreciated!


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    The board authorizes the use of video surveillance on district property to maintain 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 can successfully launch into their next level of career and education, near and far.

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    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 Beth Clothier, Director of Teaching and Learning: (360)466-3171 ext 5000
     
    Si necesita alguna información traducida a otro idioma, por favor, comuníquese con el Señor Will Nelson, EdD el director de servicios especiales, a (360)466-3171 Will Nelson, EdD

    The Nondiscrimination Statement for La Conner SD - La Conner School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities based on 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, David Cram 360-466-3171, David Cram P.O. Box 2103, La Conner 98257-2103.
     
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