Skamania School District News

Skamania Voters Approve Replacement Levy for Skamania Schools

Dear Skamania Families, I am excited to report that Skamania voters have approved the replacement levy that was on the February 11, 2020 ballot. A preliminary ballot count shows 61.47 percent of Skamania voters voted in favor of the levy, which supports critical...

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Skamania School Newsbrief

Remember to Vote - Replacement Levy - February 11 As many of you already know, Skamania School has an important measure on the ballot that will be voted on tomorrow, February 11. This is not a new tax, but simply the continuation of an existing tax. The replacement...

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Levy Information Session & Guide

Dear Skamania Community, On February 11, patrons will have an opportunity to vote on the Skamania School District funding measure to replace our current levy. This local funding provides approximately 12% of our district’s operating budget, which includes expenses...

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New pilot preschool program: Transitional kindergarten

Dear Parents, I am pleased to announce that the Skamania School Board approved a new pilot preschool program. This preschool program is called transitional kindergarten (TK) and is for children who are four and/or five years old, who may not have access to...

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Re-piping results in safe water samples

Dear Families, I am writing to share good news about our water samples at Skamania School. We were fortunate to receive a $200,000 competitive Urgent Repair grant from Washington State to resolve issues related to lead pipes. This summer all pipes were replaced and...

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Emergency preparedness briefing for western Skamania County

Do you remember the eruption of Mount St Helens? Well, I bet you definitely remember the 2017 Eagle Creek Fire that tore through OUR gorge. Have you wondered how you can prepare for any significant disaster? Do you live in the western part of Skamania County? If so,...

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Back to School 2019-20

The beginning of the 2019-20 school year is quickly approaching! I hope everyone has been enjoying the summer. Our school staff is looking forward to a new school year filled with opportunities to learn, grow, and have fun. Last year we said good-bye to Mrs. Miller...

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Garden brings life lessons, fun and funds to school

“A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust.” —British horticulturist, Gertrude Jekyll Now in its second year, the Skamania School garden—a joint project with the PTO—has...

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Outdoor classroom extends to the Coast

Skamania’s motto is “The Gorge is our classroom,” but this spring the fifth and sixth graders ventured all the way to the Coast for a three-day “outdoor school.” OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry) and Skamania School staff, and parent volunteers accompanied...

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