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Notice of Special School Board Meetings - 05/06/19

Clarkston, WA - A Special School Board Meeting of the Board of Directors of the Clarkston School District J250-185 will be held on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 and Thursday, May 9, 2019 beginning at 8:15 a.m. at the District Office Board Room, 1294 Chestnut Street, Clarkston, WA.  The Board will meet in an executive session starting at 12:30 p.m. for the purpose of interviewing candidates for the position of superintendent, pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(g).  Finalists Dr. Josh Middleton and Shauna Schmerer will be interviewed on Wednesday, May 8th and Dr. Jared Hoadley and Dr. Thaynan Knowlton on May 9th.  No action will be taken by the Board of Directors following executive session.

Clarkston School District staff members are invited to attend forums on both May 8th and May 9th from 4:20-5:25 p.m. at the District Office Board Room.  Additionally, community and staff are invited to attend an open forum at the District Office Board Room on May 8th and 9th from 6:00-7:00 p.m.  The purpose of both forums is to give staff and community members the opportunity to speak with the candidates and provide feedback to the Board of Directors. 

A Special School Board Meeting of the Board of Directors will be held on Friday, May 10, 2019 from 8:30-9:30 a.m. at the District Office Board Room.  The Board plans to immediately adjourn into executive session for the purpose of considering the qualifications of applicants for public employment pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(g).  Potential action may be taken by the Board following executive session.

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Clarkston School District Superintendent Finalists Named - 05/03/19

Clarkston, WA - Clarkston School District Board of Directors has announced four finalists in the search to replace current Superintendent, Tim Winter.  Mr. Winter will be leaving after five years in Clarkston to serve as Superintendent for South Kitsap School District in Port Orchard, WA. 

Finalists for the position of Superintendent of Clarkston School District are Jared Hoadley, Assistant Superintendent of Mead School District in Mead, WA; Thaynan Knowlton, Superintendent of Kettle Falls School District in Kettle Falls, WA; Josh Middleton, Superintendent of Middleton School District in Middleton, ID; and Shauna Schmerer, Superintendent of Almira School District in Almira, WA.

Interviews will take place on May 8th and May 9th at the Clarkston School District Office located at 1294 Chestnut Street, Clarkston, WA.  District staff and community members will have the chance to speak with candidates Josh Middleton and Shauna Schmerer on Wednesday, May 8th and Jared Hoadley and Thaynan Knowlton on Thursday, May 9th during a community forum.  The schedule will be released as soon as it is finalized.

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Notice of Special School Board Meeting - 04/29/19

Clarkston, WA - A Special School Board Meeting of the Board of Directors of Clarkston School District J250-185 will be held Thursday, May 2, 2019. The agenda will include an executive session for the purpose of considering the qualifications of applicants for public employment pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(g).  The special meeting will be held from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at the District Office Chestnut Room, 1294 Chestnut Street, Clarkston, WA.  Potential action may be taken by the Board of Directors following executive session.

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Kindergarten Registration and Round-Up for 2019-2020 School Year - 04/22/19

Clarkston, WA -- Kindergarten Registration for the Clarkston School District is open now through May 6th for children who will be age 5 by August 31, 2019.

To register your child for kindergarten you will need to bring proof of residency, your child's birth certificate, and immunization record to the school he/she will be attending in the fall.  If you are unable to provide this information, please contact the building Homeless Liaison.  Office hours are 9AM to 3PM, Monday through Friday.

When you register your child for kindergarten you will make an appointment for Kindergarten Round-Up. The Round-Up will take place May 14th through May 17th at the Clarkston School District Office, 1294 Chestnut Street.

Round-Up activities determine a child's readiness for kindergarten and help teachers to plan for the upcoming year. Activities will be in the areas of: hearing/vision, gross and fine motor skills, concepts, and speech/language. Round-Up activities will take approximately 45 minutes.

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