OAK HARBOR SCHOOLS EARN WASHINGTON ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
Our state's highest school honor has been awarded to Broad View and Hillcrest Elementary Schools. Both are recipients of the 2013 Washington Achievement Award. The awards are well deserved. In the past few years, Broad View and Hillcrest have implemented improvements that have directly impacted students success. The Washington Achievement Award given to Hillcrest extended special recognition for student growth in reading and math. Broadview received special recognition for high progress, putting them in the top 10% of schools making the most progress in the performance of all student groups over three years.
KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION NIGHT
Parents, if you have a child entering kindergarten in September, join us for this special orientation. You'll hear from District Superintendent, Dr. Lance Gibbon, school principals, and staff about how to make your child's first school experience a success. The event will be held Tuesday, April 22, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Oak Harbor High School Student Union Building.
DINNER TO BENEFIT OAK HARBOR EDUCATION FOUNDATION
Mark your calendar for the annual R.O. Doc Ellis Dinner to benefit the Oak Harbor Education Foundation's Al Koetje Mayor's Scholarship. It's happening on Monday, May 19th, 6 p.m. at Fraser's Gourmet Hideaway in Oak Harbor. Ticket cost is $75. The evening promises to be a festive gathering to support the foundation's mission of providing educational opportunities and grants for students in Oak Harbor. To purchase your ticket, please contact Mike Waller, Vice-President of the Foundation Board at email@example.com.
ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT NAMED
Superintendent Dr. Lance Gibbon announced that Steve King will be the new assistant superintendent for the Oak Harbor School District. King is the principal of Mt. Baker Junior High and Mt. Baker High School, a school recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of the best in the country and twice with the Great Schools Award. He is a former Northwest League Distinguished Principal of the Year, and has a master's degree in education from Western Washington University. King will join the district full time in July.