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Weather Alert Notifications: What Families Need To Know

When weather conditions force changes to the district’s regular school schedule, we work hard to use a straightforward and predictable sequence of notifications. Thank you for reviewing the following information.  When the school district needs to get information to families, notification procedures are generally as follows: When morning alerts are necessary, updates are promptly posted [...]

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Principal Michele Miller selected to participate in the Mastering Principal Leadership Network

Deer Park School District is thrilled to announce that Michele Miller, principal of Arcadia Elementary has been selected to participate in the Mastering Principal Leadership Network, a cohort of exemplary principals chosen to share their success and foster leadership behaviors that inform and support effective principal practice throughout the State of Washington. The principals from around [...]

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Joanne Greer Sworn-In as WSSDA President

On November 19th, 2016, Joanne Greer, current vice-president of Deer Park’s Board of Directors, was sworn in as President of the Washington State School Directors’ Association (WSSDA). After a serving WSSDA for years on various committees and in various capacities, Joanne recently completed a term as vice-president and is now WSSDA’s acting president. Joanne has served as […]

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Washington State 2016 Healthy Youth Survey

Deer Park School District is participating in the Washington State 2016 Healthy Youth Survey during the weeks of October 10th – 21st. Washington State’s Healthy Youth survey includes questions related to physical activity and diet, unintentional and intentional injury, substance use, risk and protective factors, and access to school-based services. Survey results are used by schools, [...]

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District Secures Savings for Taxpayers

In the spring of 2016, under direction from the Board of Directors, Deer Park School District explored options for refinancing existing bond debt in an effort to secure savings for district taxpayers. In the past 36 months, the municipal bond market has experienced one of the most volatile periods in recent history – creating a favorable market for […]

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Deer Park Implements Baseline Concussion Testing for Athletes

Deer Park School District is excited to announce the implementation of an innovative program for our student-athletes participating in contact sports. This program will assist physicians in the evaluation and treatment of head injuries (e.g., concussion). We have purchased a software tool called ImPACT (Immediate Post Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing). ImPACT is a computerized exam [...]

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WSDOT to Host Second HWY 395 Presentation at DPHS

On Thursday, August 18, from 6:00pm to 7:30pm, Deer Park High School’s commons will be the site for the WSDOT’s second public meeting regarding proposed safety improvements to US 395. The purpose of the meeting is to answer questions about the funded project. The DOT will deliver a formal presentation at 6:00pm. WSDOT encourages viewing the documents […]