Chimacum High School

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2013 Washington Achievement Award Winner  
 
 

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  • Chimacum High School Wins State’s Highest Honor

    Washington Achievement Award combines state’s Accountability Index and federal accountability criteria

     
    Chimacum High School is one of the schools receiving this award for our students’ improvement on math and reading tests over the past 3 years.
     

    OLYMPIA— A total of 413 schools are 2013 Washington Achievement Award winners. Winners were notified Monday via email from State Superintendent Randy Dorn and State Board of Education Chair Dr. Kristina Mayer.

     

    The Washington Achievement Award is sponsored by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction and the State Board of Education. Award winners are selected using the state’s Accountability Index and the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Flexibility Waiver.

     

    “It is important that we use the revised Achievement Index to not only provide feedback to schools and districts on their progress, but also to identify schools with exemplary student performance,” said Mayer. “These awards shine the light on what is working well in schools across Washington.”

     

    Schools are recognized as top performers in one of six categories:

     

    • Overall Excellence
    • High Progress
    • Reading Growth
    • Math Growth
    • Extended Graduation Rate (awarded to high schools and comprehensive schools only)
    • English Language Acquisition

     

    Dorn supports this collaboration. “So many schools in our state are doing good work to make a difference for kids,” he said. “These awards represent some of the best. It’s an honor to recognize them and celebrate their success.”

                                             

    The award-winning schools will be honored at a ceremony on April 24 at Timberline High School in Lacey.

     
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  • Measles Information

    Click here for an information sheet from Jefferson County Public Health regarding measles in Washington State.

     
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  • The annual AAUW/UWF Kitchen Tour, which funds scholarships and education programs in East Jefferson County, will be held on April 26. Please see the flyer for more details.
     
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  • In case of inclement weather, please check the transportation website for school closure updates and Snow Route bus schedules.

     

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  • Marijuana Use Prevention

    As you are aware, marijuana was legalized in our state this past year, and licensed stores will begin selling marijuana in the Spring. However, marijuana use is still illegal for anyone under the age of 21. Research shows that parents are the primary influence on their child’s behavior, making parents essential to prevention. Here are some helpful prevention guides.
     

    Marijuana - What Parents Need to Know (pdf)

     
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  • Interested in getting secure text message updates about CHS? This is a secure system through www.remind101.com that keeps your number and my number secret.


    Send a text to 206-557-6568; in the message section post @chima ; when you get a message, reply with your first and last name only  CHS Remind 101 Instructions
     
     
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  • Our first parent/community advisory board meeting is scheduled for Monday, September 16, 6:30 - 7:30 PM in the CHS Library.
     
    Agenda topics include: Open/Closed Campus, Food Options for Lunch, Community Service Recognition
     
    All are welcome!
     
    Future dates:
    • October 7
    • November 4
    • December 2
    • January 6
    • February 3
    • March 3
    • April 7
    • May 5
    • June 2
       
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