AIM High School News

April 15, 2021

Upcoming Dates for your Calendar

60% Due Tuesday April 20

60% Drop off-80% pick up day for remote students- Tuesday April 20. 8a.m. to 3:30p.m.

Parent Group Meeting Thursday April 29. 5:30 to 6:30p.m. Zoom link will be emailed.

Thursday May 13- Student Recognition Night More details to come

80% Due Tuesday May 18

Message from Principal Doug

Greetings AIM students and families,

As a reminder,

Remote learners are expected to attend and participate in ALL scheduled classes and to use their “Open periods” to complete coursework or connect with teachers that have open periods for additional support. Attendance is taken in each class.

In-person learners are expected to attend their entire AM/PM session every day. Attendance is taken daily. Students work in the “BIG room” or with a teacher during any open periods. If a student has a day with no classes, in-person learners are still expected to attend school at AIM (this is not a new expectation).

For the remainder of this year, to reward hard work and success, students that are making progress in ALL their classes can apply to work remotely on days they do not have scheduled classes. This application was reviewed during advisory today and is available for students to pick up from Dara at the front desk. Students can apply at the 40%, 60% & 80% progress report dates.

Please contact us if you have any attendance questions.

Doug Plucker

AIM Principal

60% work drop off- 80% material pick up- for remote learners

Tuesday, April 20th, 8am-3:30pm

525 13th Street

Snohomish, WA

Remote learners: If you have 60% work that needs to be turned in in person and have 80% materials to pick up... Plan on coming to AIM on Tuesday April 20. This will be a drive thru event.

Please confirm with your teachers if you will have 80% material to pick up.

Class Schedule Time Changes

The daily class schedule has had some changes and adjustments to when classes start.

Classes now begin and end at the following times:


1st hour: 8a.m to 8:58a.m.

2nd hour: 9a.m. to 9:58a.m.

3rd. hour: 10a.m. to 10:58a.m.


1st hour: 11:30a.m. to 12:28p.m.

2nd hour: 12:30p.m. to 1:28 p.m.

3rd hour: 1:30p.m. to 2:28p.m.

These times are for all students both in person and remote.

Attestation Training for High School Students

Starting April 12, the attestation email will be sent each morning to the primary parent/guardian email and the students district email. Please be sure to fill out the attestation before arriving at school. The following link has instructions on how to access your student email on your mobile device so that you can present the result (the green check mark) when arriving on campus.

However, our school nurse is always on hand at arrival times to do the attestation with you in case you haven't done the online version.

Below attached is a PDF with instructions on accessing your student email account on your mobile device.

Thank you for your patience as the district works out the kinks in this email system!

AIM Student Art

Student Poems

A student poem from Poetry class by Savannah S.


I miss being young, being careless and free

The world a treasure chest that belonged to me

When rain was teardrops, the oceans my bed

Trolls lived in my backyard, pixies in my shed

The wind whispered the sonnets of lost poets

The clouds revealed tales of past heroics

I could go swimming with mermaids, or dancing with fairies

I was a princess, a huntress, a pirate with a hat, red as cherries

I wandered in the depths of seas, and the tips of mountains

I rode on dragons, and bathed in enchanted fountains

I was a brave and noble knight, in the grandest of battles

An explorer whose cheeks flushed with the delight of my travels

I saw so many wonders, went on a myriad of adventures

My little fantasies, I can almost recollect all their splendors

I miss being young, I miss when the world was a stage

Letting my creativity go wild, my imagination uncaged

I miss the time when anything and everything was possible

Nowadays all that really seems to matter is what's plausible

I've gone out looking, but all the magic has disappeared

Everyone went away, left me to stay, exactly what I feared

I guess that's why I'm sad, the world has lost its wonder

And I'm all alone with only the memory to sit on and ponder

Just as the palace turned into a house, my trusty steed into a bike

I've gone from lively to void, and that's a very bitter bite

I don't know who to blame, the world or myself

But as it happens, the answers stuck on the top shelf

I wish I could escape to a fable, but life has whisked them away

He's locked them all up on a boat, that's already left the bay

I'll always remember though, what it felt like before reality took precedence

But even those recollections are ephemeral, never lasting in existence

Graduating Seniors-Information Corner

Graduation will be Thursday June 10, 2021.

We will have more details soon regarding where graduation will take place. Watch your emails and newsletter! Plus check with your senior, as they are attending graduating senior meetings at school and remotely.

Gowns & Caps- are royal blue for all students. Stoles are white with AIM High School printed in blue.

Gown & Stole: you do not need to purchase these items. These items are loaned to you from AIM for the event. Please email Dara with your height at:

Cap & Tassel: Please place your order using the following link. If you need assistance in purchasing, please contact Doug or Derek.

The caps & tassels will be delivered in bulk to AIM High School prior to graduation and then handed out to students at graduation along with the gown and stole. More details will come later.

All prices are listed in the order form. For your reference here are the options: all prices have tax included.

Cap/Tassel only: $19.40 This tassel has the year 21 in gold letters.

Cap/Bling Tassel only: $25.87 Bling tassel means the grad year is outlined in sparkly “diamonds” and is just the number 21.

Cap/Stacked Tassel only: $25.87 Stacked tassel means the grad year has the numbers stacked on top of each other and is the full 2021 number.

In case you want an extra tassel:

Tassel only: $10.78

Bling Tassel only: $17.25

Stacked Tassel only: $17.25

Counselors Corner-Derek DeGroot AIM School Counselor

Phone: 360-563-3408


Interested in a Career in Biotechnology?

The application portal for the BioPath Internship Program for the 2021-2022 school year is open now!

The BioPath Internship Program is similar to a trade school program, providing intensive training followed by the potential opportunity to launch a career in biotechnology.

BioPath offers hourly compensation, plus high school and college credit. The BioPath Internship Program includes on-the-job training and a potential full-time job offer upon high school graduation for qualified students who apply for full-time positions.

Apply here:

Need help with your application? Contact Derek.

Visit the BioPath homepage here:


The Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Committee (AJAC) currently operates two registered Youth Apprenticeship programs for youth. Both the Production Technician (Youth) and Automation Technician (Youth) are 2,000 hour programs designed for high school juniors and seniors to develop career-ready skills in the aerospace and advanced manufacturing industries. These apprenticeship programs combine paid on-the-job training at an AJAC employer and college-level classroom instruction which can lead to a high school diploma, journey-level card and short-term college certificate. Click here:

for more information and to apply. You are also encouraged to attend a zoom informational meetings found in the attached flyer below.

Everett Community College recorded a presentation for AIM! In case you missed it during advisory and have questions about EvCC and their many programs and options, visit the following link:

Book an Appointment with Derek (AIM School Counselor).

I now have a page where you can book an individual appointment with me for a specific date and time. I look forward to seeing you, and I encourage you to reach out. Please visit the following link to do so:

Please join my AIM Counseling, Career Center & Scholarships Canvas course.

Here you will find valuable information on several helpful topics, including: Local Resources (Clothing/Food & More), Mental Health, College, Scholarships, Internships, Apprenticeships & Jobs. I plan to continually add to this throughout the year.

Please enroll by using this link:

Note: This is not a course with assignments or additional work. It is a voluntary resource for you.

Students who plan to attend college next year – it’s time to begin reviewing scholarship opportunities!

Recommended Scholarship websites/databases:

Note: Specific scholarship Information for the Snohomish Education Foundation’s 2020 Local Scholarship Notebook Program is coming in December. In the meantime, to get a head start, it is recommended that you create yourself a profile at Once the 2020-21 Snohomish scholarships are released, we will post that information.

Technology Resources

Below please find information and links to help with technology questions

Technology help line: 360-563-3000

The district has a dedicated phone line for student/family computer/laptop support for district-issued devices. Students and families can call 360-563-3000 for live technical support from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 7:30-11:30 a.m., Friday

Click here to be taken to the District resource page for computers, laptops & devices

Click here for instructions on how to become a Parent/Guardian observer on Canvas for your students classes

Students: Many of you have asked to be emailed at your home/personal email addresses. Please see the following link to forward your school emails to your preferred email address:

click here for link

Students: HelloID is the recommended way to sign in to all online resources:

click here for link to hello id . Here you will have access to Canvas (where all of your assignments and coursework will be posted), your email, Office 365, Zoom, and many other helpful resources.

Students: If you have forgotten your password and need a reset, please call Technology at 360-563-3000 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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About Us

AIM High School

525 13th Street

Snohomish, WA. 98290



Attendance Line: 360-563-3400

Notice of Non Discrimination

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, 360-563-7314,