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Veterans Day Assemblies

Today several of our schools held Veterans Day assemblies to honor those who have served in our military. Thank you Veterans for your service!

Mint Valley Students at Assembly Honoring all who served. Veterans Day. United States Flag against clouds on a sunset. Two veterans smiling on a green backdrop A veteran on a green backdrop

2019-11-08T16:21:07+00:00November 8th, 2019|

Severe Weather Information

Each year the district typically faces a week or more of freezing cold weather or snow. If severe weather conditions exist, school district personnel will drive the roads early in the morning to determine if they are safe for bus travel. We work closely with Kelso Schools, the City of Longview and Cowlitz County to evaluate road conditions whenever bad weather exists.

If road conditions are bad the district may delay the start of school or cancel school for the day. Decisions will be made early in the morning and posted to the district web site and Facebook page by 6am each day. Typically, updates are posted throughout the morning as weather and driving conditions change – so check back frequently for updates.

Our Facebook page can be found at www.facebook.com/longviewcshools. If you would rather get messages sent directly to your phone go to www.flashalert.com and sign up for a free messaging service.

The safety and security of our students and staff members is a top priority. If you have questions please don’t hesitate to call your school.

2019-10-21T23:01:50+00:00October 21st, 2019|

Students Visit Perry Tech

Yesterday, 15 students from Discovery, Mark Morris & R. A. Long visited Perry Technical Institute in Yakima, WA. While at Perry Tech they toured many programs that are offered: Construction, Agriculture Tech, Auto Mechanic, Welding, Machining, Electrical, Plumbing and Instrumentation & Automation. Their hosts explained that going to Perry Tech is like having a job, you attend year round, clock in and out. Hours are approximately from 7am  to 4pm depending on program. We saw classes in session in the classroom doing book work and in the labs. During the tour it  was very gratifying to see former Longview School District students hard at work in the classrooms. Most, if not all of the students, were excited to see what programs were offered. Seeing the students at Perry Tech gave them a better idea of what Perry Tech has to offer.

For more information about Perry Tech click the link below:
www.perrytech.edu

2019-10-17T15:01:36+00:00October 17th, 2019|

Human Growth & Development Meeting

The state of Washington requires public schools to provide Human Growth & Development education to 4th and 5th grade students. In addition, schools are to provide HIV/AIDS education and prevention to all students each year beginning in the 5th grade, this includes the middle school and high school level.

The Longview School District is holding a meeting in the administration building at 2715 Lilac Street on Thursday, November 14 at 6:00 PM for any parent who has concerns about the materials. All instructional materials for both Human Growth & Development and HIV/AIDS will also be available for review at the district office from Tuesday, November 12 until Friday, November 15 from 9 am – 4 pm.

Following the review of materials, parents who wish to have their child excused from participation in either or both of the programs must sign a release form.  State law requires that a parent or guardian must review the materials before they can have their child or legal ward excused from participation.

Those parents who have no reservations about their child’s participation do not need to attend the meeting.

If you have questions about this correspondence, you may call the Curriculum & Instruction Department at 360-575-7009.

2019-10-11T21:26:35+00:00October 11th, 2019|

Students tour the Port of Longview

Earlier this week students from Mark Morris and R.A. Long High Schools toured the Port of Longview. “It was truly an awesome trip,” one student remarked. Students couldn’t stop talking about the things they saw and learned. Being up in the tower cranes and down below the docks is something students will remember for years to come. Thank you Port of Longview!

2019-10-07T17:08:49+00:00October 4th, 2019|

Mark Morris Junior Cheer Clinic

Want to become a cheerleader? Come to the Mark Morris Junior Cheer Clinic and learn what cheer leading is all about!
This event will be Friday, October 11th. Ages 4 years – 5th grade are welcome!

8am – 11am We will be teaching Cheers and Jumps with Cheerleaders at Mark Morris High School. Small snacks will be provided.

7pm The participants of this event will perform during the Half-Time show at Longview Memorial Stadium.

Please RSVP by September 27th.
RSVP via email to monarcheer@gmail.com or text/call 360-430-4003 and leave a message for Coach Michelle
Please leave child’s name, grade, shirt size, and return phone number on message.

 

More information can be downloaded below.

2019-09-18T21:07:38+00:00September 18th, 2019|

Urgent Communication

The Longview Police Department has given the district the “All Clear” signal. Any students still at school will now be allowed to take the bus or walk home. Students riding the bus will be dropped off at their normal bus stop. The school district worked closely with the Longview Police Department to keep our students and staff members safe, and to provide families clear information during this incident, and we appreciate your patience.

Safety and security of our students and staff members is our top priority.

2019-09-11T20:14:20+00:00September 10th, 2019|