May 15, 2013
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DeGraaff is a Champion
CVG’s Lori DeGraaff has been named a 2013 Champion for Healthy Lifestyles by Cowlitz On The Move and Pathways 2020. Lori’s work with the CVG Running and Walking Club was highlighted among her activities. Lori will be honored at the May 30 roll out event for the Cowlitz County Community Report Card.
At Monday’s meeting the School Board of Directors continued to discuss the district’s overcapacity situation and looked at conceptual drawings for one unified high school. No decision has been made, but the directors wanted to review general ideas. The Directors also heard from the social studies team of Mike Mendenhall, Lynn Worth, Jessica Jones, J.D. Ott, and Monte Niemi before it approved a proposed social studies curriculum. Jill Diehl provided a report on CTE offerings in the district. More meeting details are included in the Board Highlights on the district website.
Honor RG retirees
Karen Stange and Sue Grothen will be honored with a retirement reception hosted by the Robert Gray staff on June 5 at the Robert Gray Elementary library from 3:45 to 5 p.m. An invitation to all is attached.
Kaiser members can get coaching
Kaiser Permanente members are invited to participate in online health coaching as a free service to members registered on kp.org. Members who participated last year reported weight loss, improved nutritional habits, achieved smoking cessation, pain management, diabetes care and depression and insomnia management. The E HLP flyer attached contains with more information.
Change your password; have students do the same
To prevent student log-ins from being compromised, it is advised that you instruct students to change their credentials regularly. To do so, have students use the key combination Ctrl+Alt+Delete and select “change a password.” Staff members are also advised to change their log-in credentials regularly and keep the information secure.
Summer swim lessons set
The first session of summer swim lessons at Dick Mealy Memorial Pool at Mark Morris is set to begin June 17. Registrations are due by June 12. More information is included on the attached flyer.
Get social with retirees
The informal social for this year’s retirees is set for Thursday, May 23 in the district Administration Building Board Room from 4:30-6 p.m. Informal remarks and recognition for those retirees present is planned for 5:30 p.m. This year’s retirees include the following individuals: Barbara Byman, Shari Chagnon, Deborah Christian, Julia Esche, Donna Freund, Stephen Green, Sue Griffin, Susan Grothen, Melissa Hauser, Barbara Jewell, Cheryl Karr, Charlene McKee, Mary Mesneak, Linda Santman, Claudia Scattergood, Stanley Smith, Tina Smith, Karen Stange, Carol Steen, Bonnie Stein, Janet Stumph, Richard Stumph, Nancy Swanson, Robert Swanson, Cathy Todd, and Chuck Woodard. Congratulations and thanks to all for your service to our students.