Vashon High School student and debate team member Sam Cushing asks school board candidates at the Thursday, Oct. 1 debate a question about ways to increase funding for more programs.   - Susan Riemer/Staff Photo

State testing, sex education among topics discussed at school board public forum

  • Oct 7, 2015 at 7:00AM updated Oct 8, 2015 at 9:46AM

From the district’s water use to the role of testing in the classroom to sexual education curriculum and the availability of condoms at the high school, islanders provided the Vashon Island school board candidates with plenty to talk about at the candidate forum on Thursday, Oct. 1.

Seahawks pop up tent on raft adrift north of Vashon

  • Oct 9, 2015 at 10:00AM updated at 6:10PM

The Twelfie pride of an Olalla resident who owns a raft decked out in Seahawks flags and a Seahawks pop up tent could not be contained by mere moorings Friday morning when the floating pop up trailer was spotted adrift north of Vashon Island.

Vashon School District Board Candidate, Position 3, Jake Jacobovitch

  • Oct 7, 2015 at 10:00AM

I am asking for your support to serve on the Vashon Island School Board. I will work hard to build upon the current successes of our school district to ensure it is a place where each child receives an education that prepares them to achieve their hopes and dreams.

Vashon School District Board Candidate, Position 5, Toby Holmes

  • Oct 7, 2015 at 10:00AM

My name is Toby Holmes and I'm running for Position Number 5 on the Vashon Island School Board. I believe that a healthy school district is critical to protecting our vibrant community on Vashon.

Vashon School District Board Candidate, Position 3, Zabette Macomber

  • Oct 7, 2015 at 10:00AM

The Vashon School District is in a great position to do creative and inspiring things. We are small, our community is involved and motivated, and we are fiscally stable.

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