Will Your 2014 Begin With a Plunge?

Wednesday, January 1, 2014, 11 a.m., Cascade Lake — from Martin Taylor — Start the New Year with a jolt! Take part in a wonderful Orcas Tradition—Orcas Island Rowing’s “Polar Bear Plunge”—when the hearty souls of Orcas charge headlong into Cascade Lake en masse. Within a few seconds they re-emerge shocked … Continue reading

Special School Board Meeting Today

Monday, December 30, 2 p.m., Orcas School Library — from Catherine M. Ferran, Administrative Assistant to Superintendent, Orcas Island School District — Notice of a Special School Board Meeting with Superintendent Search Consultant Monday, December 30, 2013 AGENDA 2:00 pm – CALL TO ORDER – Special Meeting in The School … Continue reading

Student Foodies Make Tamales with Charles

 — by Madie Murray — In preparation for Charles Dalton’s (The Kitchen) day as Celebrity Chef at School on January 15, the 7th and 8th grade Culinary Arts kids all pitched in to help make hundreds of fresh, delicious chicken tamales – more than twice the amount Charles thought they … Continue reading