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August 26, 2011

Fall in the air

A flight over Anacortes Thursday morning revealed football players practicing on War Memorial Field at Anacortes High School (AHS). In addition, there was a crew doing roof repairs on the high school. The first day of school must be just … Continue reading

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February 23, 2011

Snow indeed

It’s only a matter of time now before neighborhood kids with sleds and discs begin to populate the hill on our corner. School’s cancelled for the day, and forecasts call for continued cold, so the white stuff’s likely to be … Continue reading

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December 17, 2008

School’s out

It was still snowing in south Anacortes this morning (Wednesday) when I took this shot of a small garden decoration. Last night’s snow was enough to convince local school officials to close for the day. The first two days of … Continue reading

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January 28, 2008

Snow day

School’s out in Anacortes! Kids in the neighborhood bundled up and headed for the hill at daybreak, packing the snow so the sun won’t melt it so quickly.

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July 18, 2007

Help counts

These are a few of the incredible volunteers who together committed hundreds of hours to helping students at Anacortes Middle School meet challenges in the area of math. Many of them will return next year to tutor students again. Pictured … Continue reading

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June 9, 2006

Fond farewells

The close of the school year marks the close of careers for several Anacortes School District teachers and district nurse Margaret Cook (second from left). Among eight educators honored Thursday at an afternoon reception were (l. to r.) Richard Mitlyng, … Continue reading

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October 28, 2005

Looking out

I captured this image of a crew working on an “M” Avenue power line (right) while I was visiting the school district office at Anacortes Middle School on Thursday. Mt. Baker was obscured by a cloud, but this is a … Continue reading

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May 7, 2005

Memorial art

This art, which appears on the wall of a stairway at Anacortes High School, was created last year by members of the student leadership class. It reads: “In honor of those who looked fear in the face, battled it with … Continue reading

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April 28, 2004

Voters approve levy

Signs all around town today expressed thanks to those who voted to approve a $10.5 million, two-year levy presented by the Anacortes School District. Levy campaign co-chairs Lucie Yeomans and Jean Andrich joined other campaign leaders and school officials in … Continue reading

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August 28, 2003

Teachers get head start

All throughout the community, teachers like Didi Funk at Island View Elementary School spent time this week preparing their classrooms for students. Funk, a veteran fifth grade teacher, was conducting an “out-with-the-old” sweep of her classroom at the time this … Continue reading

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