Howling Herald

November 10, 2022

Hello Wolf Pack Families,

Today I experienced my first Veteran's Day Assembly at Selkirk Middle School. As a former teacher at Liberty Lake Elementary, and as a proud daughter of a Vietnam Marine and mom to two sons who serve in the Army, I have both big emotions and expectations as we celebrate our Veterans. Today I was so impressed with the student leadership and service that was demonstrated by our ASB, choir, band, and orchestra. Our students put together an informative ceremony that demonstrated respect and honor for all who have served, or are serving in our armed forces. Their preparation and hard work was apparent in each portion of the assembly and our student body did an excellent job of listening and participating respectfully. I want to remind each of us to take to heart and put into action Mr. Larsen's challenge to use this morning. "Take time this weekend to thank a Veteran- someone in your family, your community...somehow in some way, thank a Veteran this holiday weekend." A special thank you to our guest speaker Lt. Col. Neil Begalman for sharing your military experience with us; and a sincere thank you to each Veteran that attended and celebrated with us today. We THANK YOU. (Mrs. Hurst)

As winter conditions arrive, we will spend more of our break after lunch indoors. During this time, students are able to access options after eating and cleaning up, including: library, book fair, two-square, spike ball, & Bingo.

In classrooms, teachers and students are wrapping up the first quarter and finishing up work and/or assessments. Many are completing reflections of their learning this quarter and setting goals for next.

This Week & Upcoming Events:

This Week:

  • No School on Friday, Nov. 11th in honor of Veterans' Day.
  • 2nd Quarter begins Monday, Nov. 14th.
  • Last day to respond to CVSD Strategic Plan Virtual Conversation. Details below.
  • On-Demand Event for Screenagers Movie access ends on Thur., Nov. 17th.

Coming Soon:

  • Early dismissal on Wed., Nov. 23rd @ 11:45.
  • No school for Thanksgiving break Thursday and Friday, Nov. 24th & 25th.

Sports This Week:

  • See this week's schedule below.

Positives for our Wolf PACK

Congrats to Kamila who won a carousel of artisan donuts from hello, Sugar.

Our next raffles include:

  • 30 min. of Board Game Time for a class period of your choice
  • Corn Hole in the Commons for a class period of your choice
  • Cooking Session with Mrs. Hurst to learn how to make French Toast Maple Bars (offered at student request. 3 winners will be drawn and each will be able to invite a friend.)
  • Hot chocolate bar for you and 2 friends. (4 winners will be drawn.)
  • Scholastic Prize Pack of fun things from our Book Fair (2winners)

Students can earn raffle tickets by trading in 10 Wolf Bucks or by being selected by a teacher for a PACK Character Award. Students can select which raffle they most want to enter.

Scholastic Book Fair

Thank you to Sydne Wheeler for organizing a fun and successful book fair and family event. Many thanks, as well, to the student and parent volunteers who helped run it.

We appreciate our school community for supporting this fundraiser. Keep reading.

Join our Lego Club!!!

Attention everyone! There is a Lego Club that is going to meet every Wednesday starting November 9. It will be in Mrs. Kirsch’s room 217 after school until 3:45 pm. Don’t forget to sign up on Final Forms!

Screenagers, The Movie, Update

You may have missed attending our showing of the movie, however, families who missed the in-person screening can still watch or may want to watch it again.

The event has been converted into an on-demand access through Nov 17th. Here is the LINK for the Screenagers On-Demand Event

Here are additional resources for parents.

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CVSD is creating a new strategic plan, based on community input using a new idea management tool called Crowdicity. Provide YOUR IDEAS to district leaders & vote on others at until Mon. 11/14. Pass it on to others.

Watch for updates on the process at:

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Yearbook is Looking for Sponsors

We are looking for sponsorships for our Yearbook program. There are many packages available for businesses, individuals/Friends of Yearbook. Sponsorships will help purchase more cameras, technology, summer camps and overall bolster our yearbook by allowing us to add more content while maintaining an affordable price of only $20.00. If interested, click the link to see the various sponsorship opportunities available.

Questions or want to sponsor? Email "

Link to sponsorship packages

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SVT - STEM camp

SVT will be holding a STEM Camp on Saturday, December 3rd! These are fun hands-on days where students can explore 3-5 STEM programs per session.

See the link to the registration form.

STEM Camp Form

HOSA Biomed Camp

On Saturday, November 19th from 9am – 11am. University High school HOSA students (future health professionals) will engage campers in a variety of activities that relate to health care and the medical field. This camp is open to current 2nd-8th graders. The cost of camp is $30.00 per student. We can only accept 40 students at this time, register early to reserve your spot. All funds raised will support HOSA. Enrollment forms may be dropped off (7:00 AM-2:30 PM) at University High school. Please plan to pay with cash or a check. Checks should be made to University High School HOSA.

Registration form

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Contacts at Selkirk Middle School

Attendance Line: 558-6207 (or email:

Principal, Ty Larsen:

Asst. Principal, Jen Hurst:

Counselor, Connie Mott:

Head Secretary, Mandi Daniels:

Assistant Secretary, Denise Burgess: