E. coli Alert
Across the county there have been a number of confirmed E. coli cases that have been tracked to the Milk Makers Festival held at the NW Washington Fairgrounds last week.  Many of our 1st grade elementary students attended this event.  
 
Please be sure you know the systems to watch for and the steps you should take.  
 
For more information, please read E. coli Symptoms and Instructions.
 
This Just In...
Our 2015-16 school calendar has been recently adopted.  To view a copy of the entire calendar, click here.  Here are some key dates for next year:
  • September 2, 2015 - First day of school for students
  • December 21, 2015-January 1, 2016 - Christmas Break
  • March 3 & 4, 2016 - Mid-Winter Break
  • April 4 - 8, 2016 - Spring Break
  • June 16, 2016 - Last day of school for students
Vote
Capital Facilities Bond
Please remember to mail in your ballot on or before April 28th! 
 
The Lynden School District can expect to see a ballot measure in April, 2015 that addresses urgent needs in the Lynden Middle School and Fisher Elementary School buildings.  The $48,000,000 capital facility bond request will address problems of outdated facilities and enhance our children's learning environment and security.
 
The bond will address the following items:
 
An Enhanced Elementary School
  • Replace and remodel Fisher Elementary School on the current site
       -    Student capacity - 500/60,000 Sq. Ft.
       -   $21,000,000 - Project cost
       -   <$4,000,000> - State construction assistance
       -   $17,000,000 - Local share
A New Middle School
  • Build a new school on previously purchased Line Road property
       -   Student capacity - 750/110,000 Sq. Ft.
       -   $43,000,000 - Project cost
       -   <$12,000,000> - State construction assistance
       -   $31,000,000 - Local share 
  $64,000,000      - Total project costs for both schools
<$16,000,000>    - State match
  $48,000,000      - BOND AMOUNT 
 
For more information, please visit our District website
 
Important Dates for the 2014-15 School Year
  • Class Lists Posted:  August 22, 2014 (3:00pm)
  • Classroom Visits:  August 26, 2014 (2:30-3:15pm)
  • First Day of School:  August 27, 2014
  • Winter Break:  December 22, 2014 - January 2, 2015
  • Mid-Winter Break:  March 5 & 6, 2015
  • Spring Break:  April 6-10, 2015
  • Graduation:  June 5, 2015 
  • Last Day of School:  June 12, 2015
  • Snow Days:  January 16, 2015; May 26, 2015; June 15, 2015; June 16, 2015

2014-15 Year-at-a-Glance Calendar

2014-15 Year-at-a-Glance Kindergarten Calendar
 
Helpful Information/Forms for Parents:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Announcements

  • Lynden School District 
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    We have partnered with SchoolMessenger, a proven technology for reliable communication between schools and student households.  Information regarding absences, school closures, emergency situations, early release notices and meal balances will be communicated through your communication devices.  To learn more about SchoolMessenger, click here.

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  • MealTime Online Account
    MealTime enables you to make deposits and payments on balances for your student's school meal account conveniently, safely and securely.  We encourage you to visit their website for additional information.  From one account you can make deposits or payments for all of your students within the district whether here at Isom, the Middle School or the High School.  Prior to creating an account, you will need to contact Margie Bakker, Director of Food Services, at 360.354.7579 to obtain a student passcode (this is different than a student ID number).

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  • Parent Emails:
    If you would like to receive weekly school updates and other important information regarding Isom Elementary School, please make sure the office has your current email information.  Please call the office at 354.1992 or email Kerin Clark

     
     
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