December 2013 - March 2014 Articles

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Kasey Kahne visits his former school Southwood Elementary!
So thankful for the generosity of NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne and Farmers Insurance. He visited the students and staff at Southwood Elementary School as a part of Farmers Insurance Thank a Million Teachers program.

Sunrise Principal Opening
As previously announced, Chris Beals will be transitioning to the Director of Instructional Technology and Assessment this spring. The Sunrise Elementary principal position has been posted. The description and requirements can be located at the following link.

This Year's WE Day!
The Enumclaw School District is proud to be a WE Day partner! We had nearly 100 students participating this year! EMS students Kale and Logan were a part of the yesterday's press conference with Coach Carroll from the Seahawks.

Announcing New Director of Instructional Technology and Assessment
It is with great excitement that we announce that Chris Beals will be the new Director of Instructional Technology and Assessment. Chris has been an administrator in our district since 1993 serving in roles as Principal at Black Diamond and Sunrise Elementary Schools, and Director of Curriculum and Instruction.

Thank YOU, Voters!
Dear Enumclaw School District Community, On behalf of the Board of Directors as well as staff members and students in the Enumclaw School District and I am extremely grateful to the voters in the Enumclaw School District for overwhelmingly passing our Maintenance and Operations levy and Instructional Technology levy.

Schools Open & On Snow Bus Routes
We will be open and on-time with limited transportation (snow bus routes). No out of district transportation.

The event is designed to excite students about careers related to STEM - science, technology, engineering and math. Click the headline for a link to the article and photos.

The second Annual STEM luncheon was held at the Field House on January 30. Click the headline to learn who attended the luncheon and view photos from the event.

"Spirit of Innovation" STEM Expo
This free community event, Thursday, January 30, is designed to excite ESD students about careers related to STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering and Math - and showcase STEM learning taking place in ESD classrooms.

Family/Student Access Changes Arriving in March
The software developer of Family & Student Access will be making some changes to the look and functions of Family & Student Access. Click the headline for additional information.

Board Members Present Legislators With Kindergarten Photos
Board members met with legislator's today. Click the headline to learn more.

Superintendent's Dual Role at Legislative Conference
Superintendent Mike Nelson has had a very full schedule filling two roles at the WASA-WSSDA-WSBO Legislative Conference in Olympia yesterday and today. Click the headline to learn more.

State Of Education "Evening With The Stars" Success
Over 200 people were present for an "Evening with the Stars" last night. Click the headline for photos and information.

Additional Time Gives Kindergartners Opportunities
Kindergarten teachers and administrators across the Enumclaw School District say the gift of time is the single most important reason every child can benefit from a full-day kindergarten program. Click the headline to read an article written by Brenda Sexton.

State Of Education "Evening With The Stars"
Please join Superintendent, Mike Nelson, as he delivers his seventh annual State of Enumclaw School District Address on January 23. Following an introduction and message from the Enumclaw School District Board President, April Schroeder, Mr. Nelson and several Enumclaw School District celebrities will share celebrations of the past year, discuss current projects and set a vision for the next year.

EHS Cheerleading And Robotics Heading to State!
Both our high school cheerleading team and Robotics Club teams qualified for their state competitions over the weekend. Click the headline for more information.

H1N1 Information
It is flu season and our staff and students are feeling the effects. Click the link to find out more about H1N1 Flu.

(Highly Capable) Gifted Services Testing
Each year, the Enumclaw School District offers the opportunity for K-5 students to be assessed for Talented (Highly Capable) Services. Click the headline for more information.

King Visits Kibler
A special guest, Nana, came to Mrs. Rasmussen's classroom. Click the headline for the article and photos.

Third Tahoma League's FIRST Robotics Competition Is This Friday!
Enumclaw High School Robotics Club cordially invites you to attend the Third Tahoma League's FIRST Robotics Competition. Bring your family and come see STEM education in action. Click the headline for details.

Black Diamond Elementary Receives NFL Play 60 Grant
Black Diamond Elementary was one of 34 schools from across the country selected as a winner in the NFL PLAY 60 Super School Contest.

Growing Student Leaders One Project At A Time
Today's leadership at the middle and high school level is project oriented, service centered and community building. Click the headline link to learn more.

EHS/White River Rivalry Wins State Title Again!
EHS won the State Title for Best Rivalry sponsored by USA Today AGAIN with White River! Click the headline for more information.

Computer Science Courses Returning to EHS
Enumclaw High School has partnered with to bring back the teaching of computer science to the high school next year. Click the headline to learn more!

Total System Downtime This Weekend
Please be advised that ALL COMPUTER SYSTEMS will be unavailable this weekend. Click the headline for additional information.