Representatives from Port Blakely shared information about forestry careers with Orin C. Smith Elementary students on Friday, February 7. During this interactive assembly students learned about the history of Port Blakely, including forestry careers and educational requirements for those jobs. Students learned about forestry equipment and volunteers showcased a variety of forestry equipment. Presenters included: Kelly [...]
The Chehalis School District Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the school board has voted to extend a contract offer to Dr. Christine N. Moloney as the District’s next Superintendent. “Dr. Moloney rose to the top of a thorough and thoughtful process,” said Colleen State, Board President. “We had a remarkably strong pool [...]
On December 6, Dr. Brandy Fay was the keynote speaker at Orin C. Smith Elementary’s College and Career Readiness Animal Profession Assembly. Dr. Fay shared information about the level of education required to pursue a career as a veterinarian and the various job opportunities represented at her business including: Veterinarian Technician; Animal Grooming; Animal Training; [...]
Author, poet and song writer Eric Ode visited both James W. Lintott Elementary and Orin C. Smith Elementary this fall. He shared songs and inspiration at a school assembly and then worked in classrooms with students, helping to focus on improving their writing, using music and reading for inspiration. Ode challenges students as writers and [...]
A great turnout for the Gail Shaw Learning Campus ribbon cutting on August 28, 2019 in the Chehalis School District.
It's an exciting time for Chehalis School District. The new Orin C. Smith Elementary School welcomed students back to school this fall. A special grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting was held August 28, 2019.
In 1995, Olympic Elementary students buried a time capsule filled with items from that year. As students and staff prepared to transition to the new Orin C. Smith Elementary, the time capsule was unearthed and reopened.
Third graders at Orin C. Smith Elementary recently enjoyed a visit by two special guests. After reading the story Aero and Officer Mike about a police officer and his K-9 companion, students were pleasantly surprised to welcome Chehalis Police Department Officer Ayers and his K-9 partner Tiesto. Officer Ayers and Tiesto impressed students during an [...]