Books in School

NEW WEBSITE CONTENT ADDED See how your school compares to surrounding models in the South Washington County School area. And PLEASE PARTICIPATE by helping complete the list. All Schools BOOK LIST (To view the list CLICK HERE or in in the Menu tab) Reading is healthy. Reading sparks the imagination and expands our worldview. KidsContinue reading “Books in School”

Building on Optimism: QUILT OF QUOTES

PART 2 Meet some of the teachers, parents and business owners of NEWPORT Author, Jaime Kokaisel published, April 21st, 2022 A TWO PART SERIES CLICK HERE for PART 1 – “Building on Optimism: FACILITIES“ Sara Bonine has been a Teacher at Newport Elementary for 17 years with a child who attends there as well. SmallContinue reading “Building on Optimism: QUILT OF QUOTES”

School Highlight: Laurel Community School

WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO OPEN A SCHOOL? Time, Money, Support … This is the question Woodbury resident, Alfrieda Baldwin, asked herself several years ago. She had practiced law for 32 years, and in her eighth year of retirement she was called to pursue something even greater. She recognized the growing need in her TwinContinue reading “School Highlight: Laurel Community School”

A Call to Connect

!!! PLEASE PARTICIPATE !!! City of Newport Community and all members of School District 833 Do you support the current Long-Range Facility Plan and the closure of Newport Elementary? Please share your story with me The School Board will vote on the current Long Range Facility Plan and Bond Referendum at the next Meeting onContinue reading “A Call to Connect”

List of Local Private & Charter Schools

This is the season for school enrollment. LET THE FUN BEGIN! I had such a great time visiting private schools last year! Those listed here have been selected based on SoWashCo district attendance. I encourage you to dive in! Ask questions. Send emails. Attend an open house or two or three. Schedule a shadow dayContinue reading “List of Local Private & Charter Schools”