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Vol. III, No. 4  |  October 28, 2009

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Board Approves Three Measures for February 2010 Election

The Northshore School District will have three propositions on the ballot for the February 9, 2010, election: A Capital Projects Bond, a Renewal Education Operations Support Levy and a Renewal School Technology Levy.  Together, the measures support student learning.  read more

To read the minutes of past school board meetings, please click here.

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Superintendent's Message to Employees Regarding Public Disclosure Commission Regulations

With two important elections upcoming, it is important to be reminded of what we may and may not do as District employees to support or oppose any ballot measure or candidate.  read more
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Employee Seasonal Flu Shots

The school district will once again be offering free seasonal flu (not swine flu) shots to employees beginning in November.  The schedule is posted on the Employees Home page or
click here .  

SchoolCenter Picture H1N1 Influenza (Swine Flu) Information

Updated information and resources regarding H1N1 Influenza (swine flu) are available online at the district Web site under "Health and Safety."
The district has a pandemic flu plan in place and continues to work closely with the county and state health departments to monitor flu conditions and take appropriate actions. We will provide updates to staff members as new information becomes available.  Click here to download the district's cleaning procedures and products.
SchoolCenter Picture What is Northshore's InfoCentre?

InfoCentre is an issue-management (work order) system to initiate service requests, monitor issues and access facility information.  read more

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Northshore Charitable Giving Campaign Time!

Northshore's 2009 Charitable Giving Campaign runs October 26 through November 6.  Click here for details.
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OSPI Seeking Nominations for 2010 Washington Classified School Employee of the Year

Every year the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) recognizes the work of school and district classified staff members who have made a positive difference in their profession through the Washington Classified School Employee of the Year Program.  read more

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News from the Benefits Department

Seminar for TRS and SERS Plan 3 Members

We will be hosting a seminar on TRS/SERS Plan 3, Thursday, October 29, Administrative Center Board Room, at 4:30 PM.

403(b) Information

All employees who consistently work a minimum of 17.5 hours each week are eligible to participate in the 403(b) or Deferred Compensation Program (DCP).  The amount you elect to contribute is not included in your current year's income for federal tax purposes. 

Click here to read more on the Employees Home page.

SchoolCenter Picture Foundation Needs Volunteers

The Northshore Schools Foundation is looking for volunteers to help with the 5th Annual Fall Phone-a-thon to raise funds for new instructional materials for students and teachers.  This year's dates are Tuesday, Nov. 3 - Thursday, Nov. 5 from 5:30-8:30 PM at the Administrative Center.

Grab your friends and meet at the phone bank for an evening of calling and/or helping "behind the scenes."  Many volunteers are needed to ensure success.  We look forward to you joining us and "Calling for Kids!"

Please RSVP and let us know what night you will join us.


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Nov. 1 - Standard Time - Set Clocks BACK One Hour Nov. 3 -   General Election - Please Remember to Vote! Nov. 10 - No School - Teacher Work Day;  Nov. 10 - School Board Meeting, 4 PM, Administrative Center Board Room;  Nov. 11 - No School - Veterans Day    
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  Northshore e-News is published and delivered to your e-mail box every other week during the school year, (once in July and December). It is designed to inform employees about the strategic direction of the Northshore School District as well as provide routine information of interest to district employees. To submit items for e-News, please send them to e-News Editor by Tuesday of each School Board meeting.