Panther News

January 14th, 2022 Daily Bulletin

--Important Updates--

Replacement Levies on February 2022 Ballot

At a December 8 meeting, the Snohomish School District Board of Directors adopted resolutions to place two propositions before voters on the February 8, 2022, ballot. Voters will consider two replacement levies- Educational Programs and Operations Replacement Levy and the Replacement Levy for Technology, Safety and Facility Improvements. Both levies would replace similar levies approved by voters in 2018 and are set to expire at the end of 2022.

K-12 Isolation, Quarantine and Testing Guidance Changes

On Friday, January 7, the Washington State Department of Heath updated its K-12 Covid-19 Requirements for the 2021-2022 School Year. Specifically, the new official requirements included:

  • Updated isolation, quarantine, and testing recommendations to align with the recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changes.
  • Expanded eligibility for and activities allowed during modified Test to Stay programs.

Information regarding the specifics of each of those changes, as well as implementation here in the Snohomish School District, are available at the district links below:

What's happening this week!?

Friday, January 14th:

Chinese Club, Room A203- 12:30pm

Theatre Club, Black Box behind the PAC- 12:30pm

Sports Medicine Club Meeting, G187- 12:30pm

Monday, January 17th:

Martin Luther King Jr. Day- No School


Upcoming Sporting Events

Friday, January 14th:

Girls JV Basketball vs. Mountlake Terrace High- 5:40pm

Girls Varsity Basketball vs. Mountlake Terrace High- 7:15pm

Saturday, January 15th:

JV Boys Wrestling @ Everett High- 9:00am

Please refer to the online schedule below for the most current information regarding athletic events. The online schedule will reflect any last minute changes and/or cancellations.

For a full list of upcoming events, click here.

Mask up at all events!

Please remember that masks are required for all spectators at sporting events. Masks must be worn properly at all times, and those who are unable to keep their masks on for the duration of the event, may be asked to leave.


Theatre Club Spring Musical

There is an opening for a princess!

The Theatre Club will be hosting an audition workshop on Wednesday, January 19th, starting at 2:30pm in the Black Box (behind the main stage of the PAC). If you are curious about auditioning for the spring musical, "Once Upon A Mattress," you are encouraged to attend.

Auditions for the show will be on Monday, January 31st. In order to audition, you need to make an appointment by writing your name on the signup sheet in the main hallway of the PAC by January 27th. More details are posted in the PAC.

Don't miss your chance to participate in this wonderful and hilarious take on the classic story of the Princess and the Pea!

Academic Learning Lab

We are happy to announce that the after-school Academic Learning Lab has begun!

Our SHS Academic Learning Lab provides students a safe place to access academic support, homework support, complete assignments, and study. Students may attend Academic Learning Lab, Monday through Thursday from 2:30-3:30 p.m., in the library. Each session, students will have access to a teacher for support. National Honor Society tutors will also be available to assist students. Unfortunately, at this time, there is no transportation provided.

College & Career Center News

EvCC Foundation Scholarships

Seniors, the EvCC Foundation Scholarship Application for the 2022-2022 school year is now open and runs through March 10! The EvCC Foundation offers over 85 annual and endowed scholarships that can be used to help cover the cost of tuition, fees, books and supplies while attending EvCC. You can find more information and Frequently Asked Questions on the Student Resources Page. To apply, students will need to create a login and a valid email address. Click here for the EvCC Foundation Scholarship Application.

Assistance League Graduation Award

Seniors, the Assistance League of Everett is offering a Graduation Award to eligible seniors with financial need. Awards granted are to help students meet those extra expenses incurred during senior year. For more information or to pick-up an application, see the College & Career Center or your counselor.

Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (Baccalaureate Scholarship)

Seniors, the Baccalaureate Scholarship provides up to $22,500 in financial aid support and access to career-launching support services for students pursuing high-demand STEM and healthcare majors. This scholarship can be use to cover tuition, fees and other indirect costs of attendance such as housing, transportation, food and more. Funding can be used for any eligible STEM or healthcare degree at any eligible public or private college or university in Washington State. Deadline is March 2nd. To check if you are eligible and to apply, visit

2022 Smart Choices Scholarship Program

Now accepting applications for the 2022 Gesa Credit Union, Dairy Farmers of Washington, Les Schwab Tires Smart Choices College Scholarship Program which will award (3) $5,000 scholarships and (12) $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors from WIAA member high schools for excellence in athletics/activities, academics, leadership and community service throughout their high school careers.

Applicants are required to fill out an online application that includes an essay question. Learn more and apply!

Careers That Work Scholarship!

Seniors, do you plan on attending a private career college in Oregon, Washington or Idaho? The Careers That Work Scholarship! is a $1000 scholarship that is awarded to go towards tuition at participating career colleges. If you plan on attending any of the schools listed, please contact your counselor or the College & Career Center to apply for this scholarship. List of participating career colleges.

Local Scholarship Program Sign Up

Seniors, the Local Scholarship Program will open on February 1st, 2022. The scholarship program offers 60+ local scholarships that are available to seniors in our school district. All applications will be submitted on the All seniors interested in applying for the Local Scholarship Program need to complete this form. More information will be provided in January.

Scholarships for Military Children

The Scholarships for Military Children Program is no open and accepting applications for the 2022 school year. For more information and to apply, visit The scholarship deadline is February 17th, 2022.

American Indian Endowed Scholarship Awards

Applications are available for the 2022-23 American Indian Endowed Scholarship awards. To be eligible, applicants must have close social and cultural ties to an American Indian tribe or community in Washington state, along with other criteria. The application deadline is March 1, 2022. For more information and the application, visit

College Planning Nights for Local Community Colleges

Want to learn more about local community & technical colleges? Join "College Planning Nights" hosted by admissions representatives from Bellingham Technical College, Northwest Indian College, Skagit Valley College, and Whatcom Community College. This is an opportunity to connect with all four colleges in one place. They will also have one financial aid representative and other helpful experts at each event.

This recurring event will take place from 4-6pm on the first Tuesday of every month from now until June, as well as the last Tuesday of the month from March to June.

Please use the following Zoom link to join the event:

(Meeting ID: 820 7974 3295).

FAFSA/WASFA Applying For Financial Aid

Seniors: The FAFSA is the method the federal government uses to determine how much in grants, scholarships, loans and work study they can offer you. It is also how most colleges determine what merit/need-based scholarships, other scholarships, grants, loans and work study they can offer. Some scholarships also use the FAFSA to determine scholarship eligibility. The WASFA is used to determine state and university need-based financial aid options if the student is not eligible to file a FAFSA. It is time to fill out your FAFSA or WASFA!

College Application Deadlines

Seniors, make sure you are aware of college application and FAFSA deadlines for the colleges you are applying to!

Click here to view all Washington College Deadlines or Washington College Application Deadlines.

Club News

Chinese Club

The next Chinese Club meeting will be held today, January 14th at 12:15pm in room A203.

Sports Medicine Club

There will be a Sports Medicine Club meeting today, January 14th in room G187 at 12:30pm.

Those attending and competing at State HOSA need to attend.

Knowledge Bowl Tournament

The Knowledge Bowl Tournament scheduled for Wednesday at Lynden High School has been postponed until further notice. We will have practice on Thursday, January 20th, after school in room E231 in lieu of the tournament.

FBLA Meeting

Attention FBLA Members!

The next FBLA membership meeting will be held on Thursday, January 20th, during Panther Period in room A125. We will go over the Winter Conference details, treats will be provided!

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Do you have a bachelor's degree? Be a substitute teacher!

The Snohomish School District is hiring emergency substitute teachers. Did you know you can become an emergency substitute if you hold a bachelor's degree or higher? This position pays $185 to $260 per day (depends on duration of assignment) applicant must have a minimum of a bachelor's degree and must pass STEDI subskills test. Contact Holli Fedwa in Human Resource Services/ Guest Teaching for more information at 360-563-7247.
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Non-Discrimination Notice

The Snohomish School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator, Title IX Coordinator and ADA – Darryl Pernat, 1601 Avenue D, Snohomish, WA 98290, 360-563-7285,; Section 504 Coordinator and Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying – Shawn Stevenson, 1601 Avenue D, Snohomish, WA 98290, 360-563-7282,