Dear Students, Parents, and Staff,
On behalf of the Quillayute Valley School District Board of Directors, we would like to welcome you to the 2018-19 school year. We are very thankful for this opportunity to serve our students, parents, staff and community members in Forks.
Our staff have opened our doors to the new school year with enthusiasm! Thank you for one of the best starts yet! We continue to take pride in the excellence of which our teachers and staff bring to each classroom and building.
For the current school year our Board of Directors agreed to the following goals:
- To monitor and improve student learning;
- To strengthen its partnership with the community;
- To create a long-range facility plan; and
- To monitor the implementation of technology to ensure the highest level of utilization by every student to ensure college or career readiness.
One other primary focus of our schools this year is to make sure that our students are attending school and classes regularly, as well as participating in extra-curricular activities. When students have good attendance, they do better in school. Good attendance is defined as not missing more than one (1) day of school a month, whether excused or unexcused. The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) defines chronic absences as missing 18 school days a year or two (2) days a month. In addition, students who become involved in extra-curricular activities show, also have higher academic success!
We look forward to the many successes of our students, and we welcome you to visit our schools. If you are interested in learning more about board level decisions and activities, join us for a regular board meeting on the 2nd or 4th Tuesday of each month, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Forks High School library.
We are all SPARTANS!
Diana Reaume, QVSD Superintendent