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Pioneer Recognition: Cooks feeding the needs of NV students

Melissa Paulus, the district’s food service director, says the role of the cooks is first and foremost customer service. Preparing 80 to 150 breakfasts, depending on the school, and 180 to 250 lunches each day is a massive undertaking and the cooks show up early and get it all going. And they often serve as one of the first points of contact with students in the morning. 

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School mentoring program looking for community support

With the success of the Be the One mentoring program within Nooksack Valley Schools, the program’s coordinator, Jim Schmotzer, is looking for more community members willing to help mentor middle and high school students. 

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‘Theory of Action’ defines student success at Nooksack Valley

Part theory, but mostly practical, the Nooksack Valley Schools’ “Theory of Action” directive leads the way the district approaches student learning. And it all comes down to an approach and mindset that places a focus on instruction.

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