Elementary Fall Garden is Back

Concrete Elementary 3rd graders showing off their egg carton collection activity this week in the garden. Elementary Fall Garden is Back! Article by: Becky Moore and Niko Alexander This fall, we are so excited to be back in the swing of things after a challenging year.

By |2021-09-17T16:33:54+00:00September 16th, 2021|Farm to School, What's New|0 Comments

Sedro-Woolley Parents RISE campaign shares good news!

Reducing Teen Alcohol Use -- Sedro-Woolley Parent Survey Results Article by: Danika Troupe, CHES   A common misperception some people have about teenagers is that all teens drink alcohol. Debunking this myth is easily accomplished by looking at the data! Current alcohol use (defined as any use in the past 30-days)

By |2021-07-30T19:33:56+00:00July 29th, 2021|What's New|0 Comments

Trek for Treasure: The Ultimate Summer Adventure Program

Trek for Treasure: The Ultimate Summer Adventure Program Article by: Mark Pearson, Active Living Program Manager Est. reading time: 3 minutes For over ten years Trek for Treasure, a program of United General District 304, has been bringing people together to hike some of the best trails the northwest

By |2021-04-12T16:04:15+00:00April 8th, 2021|Trek for Treasure, What's New|0 Comments

AmeriCorps are #BuildingHealthierCommunities

Article by: Elizabeth Ruth Est. reading time: 5 minutes March 7-13th is National AmeriCorps Week, a celebration of the nationwide service initiative and the over one million members who have pledged to “Get Things Done” since the program started in 1994. In addition to being united in service to help solve

By |2021-03-09T04:38:30+00:00March 9th, 2021|What's New|0 Comments

Boost Early Learning and Development with Vroom!

Article by: Susan Goss Est. reading time: 3 minutes What is Vroom? Vroom is a free collection of brain-building tips for parents and caregivers of children from birth to age 5. Vroom tools and resources are available on a website and free downloadable app. Brain-building activities help give young

By |2021-02-20T02:22:22+00:00February 20th, 2021|Parenting, What's New|0 Comments

Trail Blazers: Volunteering with Skagit Trail Builders

Article by: Emily Karmy, CHES Est. reading time: 2 minutes What is Skagit Trail Builders? Skagit Trail Builders is a volunteer organization focused on building and maintaining multi-use trails and advocating for their connection to surrounding schools, parks, downtowns, and neighborhoods. Their mission is to create trails for Skagit

By |2021-03-16T22:07:34+00:00January 19th, 2021|What's New|0 Comments

New Funding to Prevent Youth Substance Use

Article by: Elizabeth Ruth Est. reading time: 3 minutes Burlington coalition receives $625,000 grant to prevent youth substance use! Most Burlington-Edison (and Skagit County) students do not use drugs and alcohol. However, if you ask a teenager, or even some adults, how many students use

By |2021-01-18T18:58:54+00:00January 18th, 2021|What's New|0 Comments

Concrete Farm to School: Healthy Eating during COVID

Article by: Emily Karmy, CHES Est. reading time: 4 minutes Concrete Farm to School, a program of United General District 304, has been providing access to local healthy foods, nutrition and culinary education, and hands-on garden activities for students since 2013. Their work has expanded over time into the cafeteria, classroom, community

By |2021-01-18T19:29:14+00:00January 12th, 2021|Farm to School, What's New|0 Comments

Suicide Prevention is Everyone’s Business

Article by: Emily Karmy and Elizabeth Ruth Est. reading time: 5 minutes If you are experiencing a mental health challenge or crisis please call the Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-273-TALK. In the event of a life-threatening emergency call 911. Right now, in the United States, a

By |2021-01-18T19:19:43+00:00January 8th, 2021|What's New|0 Comments
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