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Memories From Our Spectacular School Years:














Congratulations to our amazing 2014 Graduates:
Danica Islam, Jersie Angel, and Caeden O'Prussack!
We wish you all the best, and we're very proud of you. ❤

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Congratulations to John for winning the
National Scholastic Create-A-Holiday Contest!
Thank you to the Burke Museum and Felicitations
for making Dinosaur Day an amazing success!

























































* Photo Credits: The incredible Dylan and AnnaMaria from the
Burke Museum! *

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We enjoy wonderful, sunny maypole dances as part of our
annual Stillpoint School May Day celebrations!
















Awesome Arbor Days!!

We love to celebrate with our annual Stillpoint tradition:
planting native trees on our playground!

















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Thank You, SJI Daughters of the American Revolution!
Congratulations to 6th Graders Jersie and Danica,
who received Certificates from the DAR
for participating in the American Revolution Essay Contest!















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Stillpoint School Wins
"Most Dramatic Display"
in the Chamber of Commerce's Winter Decorating Contest!















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Stillpoint School "Shakes Out!"















We proudly participate in the world's largest earthquake preparation drill every October.



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State Approval Renewed!!!

Stillpoint School is pleased to announce that we have received Washington State approval to
enroll students from kindergarten through sixth grade for the 2016-2017 school year.  
Stillpoint School is the only State approved private elementary school on San Juan Island,
and has been so for the past nine years.

To receive State approval, a school must meet state standards concerning curriculum,
teacher certification, health and safety conditions, and other requirements to demonstrate
our ability to provide a quality education for our students.   Applications for State approval
are reviewed by the Washington State Board of Education, which has issued Stillpoint
School a Certificate of Private School Approval for "having met all the conditions specified"
in State law for private schools.

Students who are not home schooled are required by State law to be enrolled in a public
school or a State approved private school. For more information about a Stillpoint education,
please call the school at 360-378-2331 (during the summer months, when the school is not in
session, messages are checked regularly) or email
StillpointSchool@rockisland.com.

Stillpoint School is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit school.  Donations to the school or to the
Sally W. Bryan Scholarship Fund are fully tax deductible.


Stillpoint School is very proud to be the island's only state approved private K-6 school.
We are proudly listed on the following websites and publications:

Education Bug

OSPI Approved Private Schools
Stillpoint School
Stillpoint News!
               Stillpoint Newsletter!   
                                                       
March 24, 2017
                                                                       
Dear Families,      

                                                                 
Happy Spring! Our week was full of wonderful volunteers, special state projects, and
a
terrific trip presentation by our fabulous 5th grade students, Ellie and Talulah!

Super Art Volunteer
On Thursday Sue brought a great Art project celebrating individuality and strengths.
We enjoyed an affirmation-filled book first, then used special stickers and markers
to decorate star-shaped frames with mirrors inside. Each student made a beautiful,
unique mirror. Thank you, Sue!

Successful Stillpoint Sous Chefs Classes
On Tuesday we had a fantastic session with Jackson and Midi as we made three types
of milkshakes! Everyone had a chance to help, and after blending the milkshakes we
added special toppings to complete our terrific treats. We worked together as a team
on Wednesday to make Muddy Buddies, a tasty creation with cereal. Thank you,

Midi and Jackson!

Famous People Posters & State Highlights
We filled in the final sections of our posters this week, including researching and
adding quotes, writing a mini-book, identifying major life events for a film strip, and
determining life lessons. This week we also selected and sculpted special state
symbols in clay, wrote state jokes for an interactive Showcase display, and assembled
graphs illustrating our states’ record high and low temperatures.
                                              
Weekly Highlights
In Music on Monday we researched our state songs, learned an alphabetical song of
the 50 states, and sang a favorite folk song. Our P.E. session celebrated Spring and
energetic exercise as we worked with Chinese jump ropes! In Math we introduced a
terrific new Multiplication Facts center to help students progress through Math

fact fluency.

State Studies: Dioramas
We completed our three-dimensional state dioramas this week! We added landforms,
backgrounds, wildlife, and special state features to our projects. We used colored
sand for texture and objects from home for construction, including animal figurines
for a realistic touch. We had an impressive amount of problem-solving and creativity!
       
State Quarters
This week we studied the state quarters which were issued for each of the 50 states.
We focused on the states we’re studying, first completing a detailed image for each
of our quarters, then filling a page with information from the designs. It was a great
way to learn more about our states!
                                                                           
Home Connection: State Food Reminder
Our Spring Showcase is next Friday! We anticipate having between 20 to 24 guests.
We encourage students to bring their state food to school on or before Friday
morning so we can label and set up the food display. Thank you!  
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Dates to Remember                 
Friday, March 31: ✯ Spring Showcase! ✯
                               Half-day ending at 11am;
                               Spring Showcase begins at 11am
Friday, April 7:
Theme sharing ~ Easter/Spring Holidays
Monday, April 10 ~ Friday, April 14: Spring Break


We hope our families have a spectacular Spring weekend!

Love,                                                        
Mrs. D and Mrs. K