ASD Staff Insider

Important info for ASD staff - 1/21/22

Welcome to our bi-monthly staff newsletter! This goes out every other Friday to all staff, with a preview of the Education Insider - our newsletter for families.

Remember to also check out the Education Insider link, which includes information for both families and staff.

You'll find links to the Education Insider and Community Bulletin Board below.

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Please refer to our Strategic Plan and the actions we are collectively taking this school year to reach our goals.

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Budget Codes: Our Finance Department is working on updating budget codes. We'll have more information in January.

Levies: The Anacortes School Board approved two resolutions on November 18, 2021, placing two ballot measures before voters for the February 8, 2022 election. Both measures are replacement levies, taking the place of expiring levies approved by voters in 2018. The combined, estimated rate of $1.28 per $1,000 valuation is 32 cents lower than previously approved rates in 2018.

Superintendent Irish and Executive Director of Finance Mike Sullivan are currently making the rounds at staff and community meetings to provide information about the levies.

More information can be found on our website:

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Chromebook Updates

Winter/Spring assessments are right around the corner. To be technology-prepared, all of our students will need to initiate an update to their Chromebook between now and your first scheduled testing date. This update can be performed at home or school but must be done PRIOR to beginning any assessment. Principals will be sending a notification to their teachers on the update plan for their building. More information on updating can be found at

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We continue to recruit for paras, subs in all positions, and coaches. We are also going to hire permanent subs that will be able to rotate buildings and positions, and fill in as needed. Please refer to our HR page for openings:
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