Office News Notes
Grade Level Photos The office is still taking orders until just after the Chili Cookoff for the beautiful grade level photos taken by Oriana von Specht. They are $10 each.
Hyla Kids in First Friday Arts Walk, May 3 This month Pete’s First Friday Bainbridge Island Art Walk series at the Island Gallery will feature fiddler Sarah Comer, as well as appearances by three of Pete’s guitar students: JD Stahl, Natasha Stearns, and Willa Jones-Irwin. The free concert begins at 6 p.m. The Island Gallery is located on Winslow Way at Erickson Avenue, with plenty of underground parking in the basement of the building (entrance on Erickson Avenue).
Also, Julia Fradkin’s photos will be on display at Roosters Café, including photos of Willa Jones-Irwin, Sophia Schuler (doing a back handspring!), and Lucy Barcott– and a great silhouette from the Walla Walla Exploration Trip and if you look closely you can make out Vicki drinking her cup of coffee!
Hyla Alum News Notes
Alum Show at Bainbridge Arts and Crafts Hyla alum Wes McClain’s show opens at Bainbridge Arts and Crafts on May 3 with an artist’s reception from 6-8 PM. Wes is a printmaker and experiments with a variety of techniques and processes. His favorite subject is people. Wes grew up on Bainbridge and found much support and inspiration from the many teachers and mentors he’s had on the island, and feels that Hyla was instrumental in supporting his path as an artist. He is currently a Junior at Rhode Island School of Design. The McClains would love to invite all Island School parents and students to come by and have a look at Wes’s new work.
Community News Notes
Electronics Recycling Fundraiser Saturday, May 4, 8 AM – 3 PM, Highway 305 and Madison Avenue. To benefit the Community, the Environment and Troop 1496. Some fees charged: $10 for nomitor or schrre, $1 for keyboard, $1 for mouse, $10 for TV or stereo, etc. New this year is a pick-up option: please email Chris at email@example.com
Breakfast fundraiser featuring astronaut Bonnie Dunbar Bainbridge Schools Foundation is hosting astronaut Bonnie Dunbar on May 10th at BPA from 8 -9:30 AM. Adults are $50, students are $25. www.bainbridgeschoolsfoundation.org
|Bainbridge Youth Services sponsors 7th & 8th Grade Girls Afternoon Retreat|
|DATE||Sunday, May 19, 2013|
|TIME||1:00 pm – 4:30 pm PDT|
|WHERE||Bainbridge Yoga House, 7861 NE Day Road|
|COST||$40 per person – includes journal and snack|
|CONTACT NAME||Dru Groves|
|CONTACT PHONE||206 780-1817|
|NOTES||Join facilitators Stephanie Dalton and Tina Pujolar for a special afternoon designed to increase positive connection, personal and collective strengths, and competence in girls. The day includes games, art, stress management techniques, yoga moves and skill building in being a compassionate listener. The retreat is limited to 12 girls (first come, first serve)|
Full-time Administrative Assistant/Registrar The Island School, a PNAIS accredited K – 5 independent school on Bainbridge Island, seeks an outstanding, experienced Administrative Assistant/Registrar for the 2013–2014 school year. The position is 40 hours per week for 41 weeks, August through June. The ideal candidate possesses a warm, welcoming demeanor, enjoys interacting frequently with children and adults and has excellent computer skills with proficient use of MS Word, Excel and Outlook; Strong experience with database management and a willingness to learn student data management system; experience with WordPress and ability to maintain Web site; ability to multitask in a busy, fast-paced environment; strong proofreading/editing skills; ability to maintain confidentiality regarding school-related matters; ability to be creative and flexible in meeting deadlines while working with changing priorities; ability to work independently; excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience. Please send a cover letter, résumé and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Trish King, The Island School, 8553 NE Day Road, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110, no later than May 3, 2013.
Summer Camp Information
Ekone Summer Camps Since 1986, Ekone Summer Camps in Goldendale, WA have provided children and young adults with a unique opportunity to experience life on a working ranch, connect with the natural world, learn horsemanship skills, and foster positive peer relationships. Com join us for an exciting and wholesome summer camp experience that will provide a lifetime of memories! For information, go to www.ekone.org or call 509-773-6800.
Rite of Passage Journeys Summer Youth Wilderness Programs Discover the wonders of Washington’s lush rainforests and wilderness beaches this summer with Rite of Passage Journeys backpacking explorations. Whether you are a fearless mountain trekker or a first-time camper, our one- to three-week programs will offer an exciting and unique coming of age experience with a small group of new friends and fantastic mentors.
Join us for a life-changing adventure, exploring both the wilderness of the outer world and the depth of the inner self.
Each program is limited to 9 participants, so register early! Scholarships may be available.
Rite of Passage Journeys is a not-for-profit organization providing intentional rites of passage experiences and rite of passage education. We offer a variety of programs designed for children, teens and adults. Journeys is admired nationwide for its solid integrity and commitment to soul-work that honors deep human values and the earth.
The Northwest School Summer Camp 2013 For youth ages 10 – 16. Last summer there were campers from 15 different countries and from locations across the U.S. Over 30 classes in the arts, sciences, ELL, athletics and more are offered.The Hyla office has brochures, if you would like one. Summer Camp Office: 206-816-6070.
Wabun Wilderness Canoe Camp Want to give your child a summer experience they’ll never forget?
Consider Wabun, a wilderness canoe camp for boys and girls ages 10-18 in Ontario. At Wabun your son or daughter will make new friends and build confidence as they canoe through the pristine wilderness of Northern Ontario.
Want to learn more? You can visit www.wabun.com or contact former camper and current Wabun staff Elisa Morris at email@example.com.