As communicated earlier, 5th and 6th-grade students were to share bus routes with 7th-12th-graders due to a lack of resources. Recently, Shelton School District purchased 6 used buses from another school district. With the purchase of these buses, a majority of 5th and 6th-grade students will not share Shelton High School & Oakland Bay Jr. High's bus routes.
Did you know Shelton School District offers a Summer Food Program that is free to anyone under the age of 18?
As of July 28, 2019, a new state law removes the personal and philosophical option to exempt children from the MMR vaccine required for school and child care attendance. Medical and religious exemptions are not affected by this new law. Based on this new law, you will need to provide updated immunization paperwork at or before the start of the 2019-2020 school year, starting on SEPTEMBER 16, 2019. Children without a medical or religious exemption will need two doses of MMR vaccine to be allowed into school.
Thank you to all of the family members, teachers, and staff for your support in honoring 35 students at the fourth annual Shelton School District Most Inspiring Student Award Ceremony. The students recognized, are succeeding in school despite various challenges in their lives and who have inspired others in the process. Shelton School District is proud to have such inspirational students.
Oakland Bay Jr. High is currently in 2nd place in Washington State for having the most students per capita passing their industry certified tests! Students have the opportunity to earn a Microsoft professional certificate in office applications such as Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
This week, Ms. Water’s 4th-grade science class was privileged to watch Granite Construction pour asphalt for Mountain View Elementary’s new playground!
Starting in the 2019-20 school year, 5th and 6th-grade students will ride the bus with 7th -12th-grade students. Buses will have seating charts to create separation, keeping the 5th & 6th graders at the front of the bus. This decision was not made lightly and every effort was put forth in order to figure out a solution that would make everyone feel comfortable.
At Evergreen Elementary, we are committed to offering exceptional education to all students, regardless of their language and background. To that end, next year, in addition to providing our Dual-Language Spanish instruction, we will also be offering All-day English option for students.
On May 8th, we wrapped up the end of a 3 part series cooking and nutrition class, called HEAT (Healthy, Economical and Tasty) Cooking Class. HEAT classes are hosted by Shelton School District and taught by Washington State University (WSU)- Mason County Extension, SNAP-Ed Nutrition program staff. During class, participants cook a meal with the help of a professional nutritionist. Some recipes that have been tested and enjoyed were a lentil and sausage stew, skillet lasagna and a vegetable stir fry.
On May 8th, 2019, past and present staff, students, families, and community members gathered to celebrate CHOICE High School’s 35th anniversary.
This past spring the fourth and fifth grade students of Bordeaux Elementary participated in an exciting program sponsored by Junior Achievement of Washington called JA BizTown. More than a one-day field trip, this program prepares students for a unique opportunity to be "adults for the day". They learn and practice elements of and skills for running a fictitious city called JA BizTown.
An Important Message from Dr. Apostle:
For the 2019-20 school year, the District is anticipating a nearly $5 million deficit. Much of the deficit is due to anticipated cost increases to the school district related to the new School Employee Benefit Board (SEBB) health care plan, the loss of local levy funds, and other costs that are anticipated to exceed available revenues. The District must adjust to these deficiencies while continuing to move the school district into a 21st century model that supports academies, career-connected learning, increased mental health programs, and the restructuring of our schools in terms of age-appropriate environments and instructional programs.
On April 23, 2019, the school board approved a resolution to implement a Reduced Educational Program. The reduced program is outlined in the attached document titled, “Anticipated Budget Cuts Q & A.” The District’s goal is to do everything possible at t
Do you know a child who will be five years old on or before August 31? Maybe it's your neighbor, family friend or even your own child. Spread the word... now is the time to register for kindergarten.
Children turning 5 years old on or before August 31 can start kindergarten in the 2019-20 school year. Registration starts February 1, 2019.
On May 20th, our Career and Technical Education (CTE) students were awarded and recognized for their hard work and accomplishments this year.
The Shelton School District utilizes the SchoolMessenger system to deliver text messages, straight to your mobile phone with important information about events, school closings, safety alerts and more. Just send “Y” or “Yes” to 67587
Academic Calendars for the coming school year 2019-20 is now available.
On May 7th, Shelton High School students watched as their fellow classmates were removed from damaged vehicles and taken away in ambulances, police vehicles, a helicopter, and a body bag as part of the Last Dance program which is widely used in reducing teen driving fatality and serious injury.
Mason County residents may register to vote online, by mail or in-person at the Mason County Auditor’s Office.
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