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Construction projects moving forward in the planning stage

The behind-the-scenes planning and design of a new Sumas Elementary School, additional classrooms at Nooksack and Everson elementary schools and updates to auxiliary areas of Nooksack Valley High School continue in earnest. 

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NVMS Character Strong effort puts focus on ‘No Phone November’

The twice-weekly 45-minute class uses the Character Strong curriculum for grade-level specific lessons focused on improving the culture of the school. This year, NVMS has embraced “character dare” challenges as part of the curriculum, whether something as simple as smiling at people in the hallways or holding doors open for others. For November, though, the dare steps up with “No Phone November.” 

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Pioneer Recognition: Paraeducators create new opportunities for students to succeed

The diversity of paraeducators within NV Schools leads to a crew of nearly 60 people serving the students. They work in specialized LifeSkills positions to ELL support and elementary school supervision to coordinating entire programs at the middle or high school. Paraeducators even support after-school programs. 

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