Category Archive: A Note from the Counselor

Jun
14

6/14/2017 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 6.14.17 Dear Families, The ending of a school year is filled with completing projects, celebrations, and mixed emotions.  Many students have shared with me that they are excited for summer but are sad to leave their teacher and friends.  Today I received two letters (from a kindergartener and second grader) asking …

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Jun
01

5/31/2017 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 5.31.17 Dear Families, Tomorrow is our first Leadership Day and we hope you will join us at our Student Led Open House tomorrow 6:00-7:00pm. Students are excited to share the academic progress they have made this year, celebrate their leadership, and tour you through the school.  The Book Fair will be …

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May
31

5/25/2017 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 5.25.17 Dear Families, It looks like we are going to have fabulous weather for our Family Picnic tomorrow. We hope you will be joining us.  Eating times are as follows: 10:45 – Kindergarten 11:15 – 1st Grade 11:45 – 2nd & 3rd Grades 12:15 – 4th & 5th Grades Have a …

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May
18

5/17/17 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 5.17.17 Dear Families, The annual Bike to Work and School Day is this Friday, May 19. All students are encouraged to ride their bikes. Please walk bikes once you are on school grounds. Be safe and remember to wear your helmet! Enjoy the sunshine! Nicole Upcoming Dates: May 18: 3:00-5:00 Kindergarten …

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May
11

5/10/2017 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 5.10.17 Dear Families, It is so hard to believe that there are less than 30 days left in the school year! Please note all the upcoming events listed below.  This year we will have a “Fun in the Sun” picnic theme rather than a BBQ.  Our hope is that this change allows …

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Apr
21

4/20/2017 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 4.20.17 Dear Families, Last Friday, we had our Habit 6: Synergize assembly.  This assembly was written and directed by Sydney Fuller and Carli Kiesau (2nd grade) and Eva Smith and Madison Nathanson (4th grade).  For the first time, a “Student Spotlight” component was added and highlighted fifth grade artist, Thad Speyer. …

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Mar
30

3/29/2017 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 3.29.17 Dear Families, Last Monday was one of the highlights of my career. Unbeknownst to me Mrs. Riber, Mr. Gilmore, and Mrs. Walstad orchestrated a plan to gather the whole school in the gym so that Dr. Baker and District Representatives could present me with the Leader of the Year Bellingham …

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Mar
15

3/15/2017 Update for Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 3.15.17 Dear Families, Our Science Fair is Friday! BIG thanks to Kristen Mason and Kristen Isakovic who chair this event sponsored by our PTO.  This year we have over 100 entries!  All students who submit a project will have the opportunity to a present to a parent volunteer and receive feedback and …

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Mar
09

3/8/2017 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 3.8.17 Dear Families, Yesterday, before school, we hosted the Bellingham School Board, Dr. Baker, and the Executive Team. The presentation was 100% planned, prepped, and orchestrated by our Junior Lighthouse Team.  Our kids did an exceptional job and felt like rockstars!  Here are links to their presentation PowerPoint  one highlighting their planning  and the video (thanks Mrs. …

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