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  • La Conner’s schools: The superintendent’s 2020-2021 report

    Rich Stewart|Jan 27, 2021

    Oprah Winfrey is quoted as saying, “The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.” Our School District is in the process of another change, which means there is an impact on our community as well. The La Conner School District has set a target date of February 1 to begin bringing students back to school. This will be a phased approach starting with pre-first grade students in a hybrid model; the details are on the La Conner School District website. We are hopeful that by the end of...

  • La Conner Schools prepared for fall start

    Rich Stewart|Sep 9, 2020

    Mark Twain is quoted as saying, “Humor is mankind’s greatest blessing.” As your superintendent I think we all need to take some time during this unprecedented time to take a humor break. Our total staff have dedicated a significant amount time preparing for the opening of school on September 10. This has entailed retooling how we operate as a school district as we start school remotely. I am enormously proud to say that the La Conner employees have accepted that we are doing business in a different way, but we have an obligation to serve our c...