Orin C. Smith Elementary

Feb 26, 2020

Orin C. Smith Elementary students learn about forestry careers

2020-02-26T13:51:34-08:00February 26th, 2020|Chehalis School District, Orin C. Smith Elementary|

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 [...]

Feb 25, 2020

Dr. Christine N. Moloney selected as the District’s next Superintendent

2020-02-25T14:11:49-08:00February 25th, 2020|Chehalis Middle School, Chehalis School District, Green Hill Academy, James W. Lintott Elementary, Lewis County Alternative School, Orin C. Smith Elementary, W.F. West High School|

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 [...]

Jan 14, 2020

Orin C. Smith Elementary students learn about career opportunities involving animals

2020-01-14T14:02:10-08:00January 14th, 2020|Chehalis School District, Orin C. Smith Elementary|

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; [...]

Oct 23, 2019

Orin C. Smith Elementary students learn about school construction from experts in the field

2019-10-23T15:33:55-07:00October 23rd, 2019|Chehalis School District, Orin C. Smith Elementary|

Orin C. Smith Elementary students are enjoying their brand new school this fall thanks to the voter-approved capital facilities bond that made it possible. Recently, students had a special opportunity to learn how their new school was built, from the construction professionals who built it. During a special school assembly, students met FORMA Construction Project [...]

Oct 18, 2019

Walking school bus encourages healthy habits

2019-10-18T08:04:04-07:00October 18th, 2019|Chehalis School District, Orin C. Smith Elementary|

October 2 was National Walk to School Day and Orin C. Smith Elementary students participated in the school’s annual event, the Walking School Bus. Students and staff began the walk at 7:30 a.m. at Penny Playground in Chehalis. Students and staff joined the “bus” as they walked along the route to Orin C. Smith Elementary [...]

Oct 16, 2019

Eric Ode visits Chehalis schools

2019-10-16T14:27:00-07:00October 16th, 2019|Chehalis School District, James W. Lintott Elementary, Orin C. Smith Elementary|

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 [...]

Oct 16, 2019

Orin C. Smith Elementary students sport career and college wear

2019-10-16T13:00:33-07:00October 16th, 2019|Chehalis School District, Orin C. Smith Elementary|

Career and College Readiness (CCR) Wednesdays in the Chehalis School District include students and staff wearing career or college apparel. This year at Orin C. Smith Elementary, the CCR team set a goal for every student to receive a career or college t-shirt. To-date, the school has received contributions from the University of Washington, St. [...]