News and Achievements
MARYSVILLE: NW Washington Delegation Applauds Announcement That Marysville School District Will Receive SERV Grant
Grant allows Marysville School District to reimburse school officials for overtime in wake of school shooting last October
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, U.S. Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA), and U.S. Representatives Rick Larsen (D-WA-02) and Suzan DelBene (D-WA-01) applauded the announcement that their request for federal support for Marysville School District has been approved. The grant of $50,000 will go to the school district in the next several days. After the devastating shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in October 2014, Senators Murray and Cantwell and Reps. Larsen and DelBene wrote a letter to...read more...
“It is wonderful that this is a tangible way that we are being supported and reimbursed for expenses in the aftermath of the October 24, 2014 tragedy. Our staff did everything possible to keep our kids safe and to get them reunified with their families on the day of the tragedy. At any time was pay ever on the forefront of their minds.
On another note, the personal care and concern shown by Senators Murray and Cantwell, Congressman Larsen, and Congresswoman DelBene and our local representatives has been deeply appreciated. These are real-life examples of elected officials supporting local citizens”. – Dr. Becky Berg, Marysville School District Superintendent
The Marysville School District is embarking on a community process to study the feasibility of a 2016 school bond.
The district is seeking interested community members to apply to serve on the committee, comprised of community members, parents, and school personnel.
Applications are due by Friday, April 3, 2015.
Beginning in April, the committee will meet approximately 5 – 7 times over a two to three month period in the district’s Service Center Board Room, 4220 80th Street NE, Marysville. Meetings will be held on weeknight evenings. Once meeting dates have been established, we will publish the schedule.
For application documents and information, go to: https://sites.google.com/a/msvl.k12.wa.us/msd_home/2016-school-bond-feasibility
News Release courtesy of Snohomish County:
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Contact: Rebecca Hover
Transition fair ready to help young adults with disabilities
Young adults with disabilities and their families are encouraged to attend the 18th annual Snohomish County Transition Resource Fair from at the Cascade High School cafeteria in Everett. The event is free.
The Snohomish County Transition Resource Fair is held each year as an opportunity for young adults and families to learn about the resources available to help young people pursue their employment and career goals and become active participants in their community.
More than 60 agencies will provide information on numerous topics from employment, affordable housing, and transportation options to Social Security, guardianship, wills and trust and much more.
Workshop topics include:
· Developmental Disabilities Administration and Snohomish County Developmental Disabilities
· Employment support from Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and Department of Services for the Blind
· Transportation options panel
· School to work
· Legal decisions at age 18
· Wills, trusts and future planning.
The event is sponsored by the Snohomish County Transition Network and Everett Public Schools.
Advancing Wellness and Resilience in Education
Marysville School District is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for students, families and staff. Funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Project AWARE is a partnership between the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), Marysville School District, Battle Ground Public Schools, and Shelton School District. Each district will work to:
These districts will work together over the next five years to develop a comprehensive, coordinated and integrated program to advance wellness and resilience in education settings for school-aged youth.
Classified Employees Week
March 9 - 13, 2015
At their recent school board meeting, the Marysville School District Board of Directors adopted a Resolution announcing the observance of Classified Employees Week: March 9 - 13, 2015.
Dr. Berg, Superintendent, read Resolution No. 2015-11 and thanked our classified staff for their dedicated service and the work they do every day in support of every student, our teachers and administrative staff across the district. Board members echoed Dr. Berg's comments with Director Larson sharing "our classified staff are the grease that keep the gears turning and the oil that keeps the motors of the operations of the school district running smoothly. We could not operate without them".
On behalf of Dr. Berg, the leadership team, and the Board of Directors, thank you to all classified employees for your service.
Marysville-Pilchuck Boys Basketball is going to STATE!
Here is the game information and possible scenarios.
The Marysville School District's annual in-district transfer request / Choice Transfer request period for the 2015 - 2016 school year begins Monday, February 2, 2015.
Not all schools are open for transfers.
High School information fairs are also scheduled in the coming days. Please see attached for additional timely information.
For more information on the transfer process, please call 360-653-0871.
For Immediate Release
January 14, 2015
Kyle Kinoshita, Executive
Director of Learning and Teaching
Marysville School District’s annual Kindergarten Registration Fair will be held on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at Grove Elementary School, located at 6510 Grove Street in Marysville, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Families may take this opportunity to register their students for kindergarten for the 2015-16 school year. Additionally, kids will have a chance to meet the transportation mascot, Rudy the Raccoon, and explore a district school bus that will be on site.
Registration packets are available now on our district website at www.msvl.k12.wa.us. Parents may download and complete the registration materials ahead of time to make registration easier. Otherwise, these packets will be available at the event. Spanish and Russian interpreters, as well as school staff, will be available to assist families in completing the registration forms and answer any questions. Students will need their original birth certificate and immunization records in order to complete the registration process.
Marysville Community Partnership groups will also be on site to provide information about their programming and resources.
For more information, please contact your neighborhood school or the district office at 360-653-0884.
January is School Board Appreciation Month! Superintendent Dr. Becky Berg shared thanks and appreciation with our school board at their recent meeting along with Preston Dewoskin, a former Marysville student and community member, who presented the school board with a special Inspiration Award. Thank you, Marysville School District Board of Directors, for your time, commitment, and dedication to the students, staff, and the Marysville and Tulalip community!
Brooke Wherley, junior at Bio-Med Academy, Marysville Getchell was recognized at the school board meeting for her achievements in swim and dive. According to her coach, Jaci Legore-Hodgins, Brooke is the first female student in the history of the school district to win the state championship! Way to go, Brooke!
Congratulations December Students of the Month: Alisa Sahine, Matthias McFarlane, Academy of Construction and Engineering, Marysville Getchell High School Campus.
A secure, online donation site has been set up and is now accessible for those who would like to make an online donation to the Marysville Pilchuck High School Recovery Fund. The Recovery Fund was established following the October 24th tragedy at the school’s campus as a way to support the families, victims, students and the school. The Marysville Rotary Education Foundation serves as the recipient for the funds. Click on LINK to read full release...
Go to: http://mphsrecoveryfund.org/