Lake Stevens School District welcomes Susan Songstad as the new associate principal at Hillcrest and Sunnycrest Elementary Schools. Songstad comes to Lake Stevens from the Mukilteo School District. The elementary associate principal position is new to Lake Stevens School District, and was put in place to serve our largest elementary schools—Hillcrest and Sunnycrest—which have more than 700 students each.
Lake Stevens School District is offering free substance abuse and mental health support services for students 13-years-old and older. Support group sessions meet for six weeks from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 8 through Aug. 26 at Lake Stevens High School in room 302.
Funds will be used in classrooms to support reading initiatives, purchase books and bike helmets and create personal memoirs.
Lake Stevens School District received eight awards for its publications from the state and national school public relations associations. The awards recognize outstanding printed publications, photographs, newsletters, websites, and audio or video programs. Winning entries are given an Award of Excellence, Award of Merit or an Honorable Mention.
On June 10, 480 Lake Stevens High School seniors were presented with diplomas. Overall, this year’s graduates earned nearly $1 million in scholarships. Students in the Class of 2014 are attending college locally and as far away as Arizona State University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Penn State University. They aspire to be physicists, nurses, firefighters, pilots, ministers, athletes, engineers, auto technicians and fashion forecasters—just to name a few.
Each year the Washington Association of School Administrators holds a regional luncheon to honor educators and community leaders. This year, a team of educators from Hillcrest Elementary School and the district’s School Resource Officers received special recognition.
Learn more about the Common Core State Standards, including what they mean for students, teachers and families.