ASD Weekly Community Bulletin

News and Events from the Anacortes School District

On the calendar

  • School Board Retreat: July 15-16

We're hiring: High School Principal!

Anacortes School District is looking for an equity-oriented leader that will collaborate closely with colleagues in service of student learning. We have a brand new, state-of-the-art high school, high achieving student population, and an engaged staff.

Application information can be found on our website:

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FAE Virtual Summer Academy

The Foundation for Academic Endeavors is offering its virtual summer academy for students in pre-school-8th grade.




Small Classes, STEM, Literacy, Fun Family Activities, Free Books!

All supplies and parent training will be provided.

To Register Call:



More info is on their website:


Kindergarten Registration Open

Kindergarten registration is open now for the 2020-21 school year!

Register your student online. Before you register, you’ll need:

  • Child’s Birth Certificate or Passport

  • Completed Certificate of Immunization Status (CIS)

  • Child’s Immunization Record

  • If applicable, parenting plan/court order and/or proof of guardianship

Please note that due to a new law, your Certificate of Immunization Status must be medically verified first. More information about this is on our website.


Kindergarten Welcome Presentation Slideshow

Kindergarten Welcome Presentation Video


Contact Anne Berard: (360) 503-1212 or

Ready to Learn Fair - Aug 15

Join the Anacortes Schools Foundation and the Anacortes School District at our 20th Annual Anacortes Ready to Learn Fair on Saturday, August 15th 9am-12pm at our new location: Anacortes High School!

Each year, the Ready to Learn Fair provides FREE back-to-school essentials like backpacks, supplies, clothing and more to Anacortes students and families who need a little extra support. To learn more about this FREE event, please visit our website at

Join the Facebook event for current information about this year's Ready to Learn Fair!

As a courtesy, the Anacortes School District posts information here for non-school related community events and information that benefits students. The district does not necessarily endorse or sponsor any of these activities.

Events may have changed or been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Please check with organizers before attending or registering.

Anacortes Boys & Girls Club Enrollment Info

Anacortes Food to Go - This is a weekend backpack food program for Anacortes students. If you are in need, please contact Food to Go - (360) 708-3037 or

Anacortes Public Library Summer Reading Program

2020 Summer Recreation Programs offered by Anacortes Parks and Recreation CLICK HERE

Anacortes Youth Football will be running online registration through the end of June!

Join the Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County for iClubhouse!

Could your child use some fun and a chance to socialize? Register them for iClubhouse where they can try their hand at being an artist, a scientist, a dancer, or a world traveler while connecting with staff and other members in real-time via Zoom. It is available for anyone grades 1st-12th. We have members joining from as far as Arizona. It's free for current Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County members, and new members only need to pay a $5 application processing fee. Register your child at

Dogs on Call - Volunteer Opportunity - We need YOU and YOUR PET to help kids in need with Dogs on Call! If you are interested, click on the flyer!

All fourth graders are eligible to see America’s natural wonders and historic sites for free through the Every Kid Outdoors Program! This program provides fourth graders and their families access to public lands (NATIONAL PARKS, FORESTS, WILDLIFE AREAS, BLM, ETC.) for one year. Passes can be printed and brought with the child on their park visit. Encourage fellow educators, parents and friends with fourth graders to download their Every Kid Outdoors pass today!

FAE Summer Academy - preschool - 9th grade

Fidalgo DanceWorks is now accepting new students of all ages! Ballet, jazz, tap, modern and many more classes are currently enrolling for September. Please see our full schedule at Classes are filling fast!

Foster Care Family Recruitment

Girl Scouts in Anacortes

Island Art Camp Adventure - updated!

Learn Celtic Music

Pacific Storm Tae Kwon Do

Red Door Thrift Shop Volunteer Opportunity

Salish Sea School:

This summer, learn how students can help the endangered orcas!

Join us for four fun days where we explore the Salish Sea's ecosystem connection from water quality to whales.

Enrollment is open today for "Guardians of the Sea" at

Space is limited (5 students max per session).

Guardians of the Sea Jr (10-12 year olds)

Guardians of the Sea I (13-17 year olds)

We have 5 student scholarships left!

Student Activity for ALL AGES! Learn about Fidalgo Island's local and migratory birds, complete our activity, earn a special Salish Sea School Reward! No printer access? Get in touch and we will mail you one! Learn more here!

Salvation Army - COVID Assistance

This School District does not sponsor, endorse, or recommend any of the organizations, services or activities described in this information. This information is provided solely for the convenience of our students and parents to assist in their review of the safety and suitability of such organizations, services and activities. All School Districts shall be held harmless from any cause of action, claim or petition filed in any court or administrative tribunal arising out of the distribution of these materials including attorney’s fees and judgments or awards.

Nondiscrimination: The Anacortes 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:

K.C. Knudson, Civil Rights Compliance/ RCW Coordinator, (360) 503-1214,

Fran McCarthy, Section 504/ ADA Coordinator, (360) 503-1216,

Connie Sheridan, Title IX Coordinator, (360) 503-1221,

Written complaints to: 2200 M Avenue, Anacortes, WA 98221

The Anacortes School District provides interpretation services upon request as needed. Please contact the Student Support Services Department for more information: (360) 503-1216.

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