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March Employees of the Month

Each month, nominations are accepted from throughout the district to honor individuals who make significant contributions to our schools. Chosen for March from the nominees are two individuals who exceed expectations.

St. Helens teacher Heather Slind (left) is in her fourth year with LPS. Her nominator noted that she goes above and beyond in her job expectations every single day. She has a consistent positive attitude with some of the most challenging students. Heather has a growth mind-set when it comes to serving out students and seeing the impact. Heather moved 70% of her “intensive” students to “strategic” this last winter, as measured by DIBELS.

Long-time MOTF team member Barbara Howe (right) is the classified employee of the month. Barbara is currently the Maintenance and Grounds secretary known for her work ethic. She is a detail-oriented employee who spends time each day ensuring that policies and procedures are followed. She works hard to make sure the work-order process is efficient and complete as possible for our Maintenance and Grounds staff. This helps keep budgets and schedules within set parameters.

2018-04-24T15:41:13+00:00April 24th, 2018|

January Employees of the Month

St. Helens Literacy Specialist Crystal Allen (above right) goes beyond her duties at the school and is recognized as January Certificated Employee of the month. She began her career as a classroom teacher in 2006 and has been a cornerstone of the school since then. Crystal plans the Literacy Night; knows many of St. Helen’s families on a first name basis; and supports students, teachers, and all staff at the school. Additionally, she is currently supporting a High School student in Reading. Crystal’s commitment to education stretches beyond the walls of a school as she supports staff and students districtwide.

This is what is said about the Classified Employee of the month Kiz Schumann (at left): “Kiz’s positivity and willingness to assist beyond her assigned responsibilities are greatly appreciated.”

Kiz joined the LPS team as a sub secretary in 1997 and transitioned to a permanent employee of the district in February 2003. She has remained a constant figure of the Leadership and Learning team for the past 15 years. Her knowledge and willingness have proven to be a great asset as the department has grown and changed through different directors. Every morning, without fail, Kiz enthusiastically greets everyone with a smile and an encouraging word; an unofficial cheerleader of the administration building. She goes beyond the call of duty to ensure that our staff attain the professional development that is required to maintain their credentials and improve their salaries. She is always willing to lend a helping hand and offers often.

2018-02-21T12:02:38+00:00February 21st, 2018|

March – National Breakfast Month

To celebrate March as National Breakfast Month our Nutrition Department will offer “i-Breakfast Wednesdays!” Thanks to the Washington Dairy Council, drawings for weekly prizes of i-Tunes Gift Cards will be held the first four Wednesdays of the month. A grand prize of an i-Pad will be awarded to a student who participates in breakfast during this time! This year’s special menu will feature fruit and yogurt parfaits. No purchase is necessary.

2017-03-07T08:41:10+00:00February 27th, 2017|

Music Program is rescheduled

The music program for Friday has been canceled and changed to Wednesday, December 14th and will be held at 1:15 pm.

The doors will be opened at 12:50 for early seating.

2016-12-12T10:35:53+00:00December 12th, 2016|

St Helen’s Conference Information

St Helen’s conferences will be held November 15 – 22.  Students will be released at 12:00 pm, after lunch is served.  If you are unable to make your scheduled conference time, please call the office at 575-7400 to reschedule.  We look forward to meeting with you and discussing your student’s achievement!

2016-11-14T16:29:57+00:00November 14th, 2016|
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