During his more than a quarter-century at La Conner High, Mike Carrigan has tackled a wide range of teaching assignments – from algebra to U.S. history to industrial arts.Turns out, he was a big-time tackler long before arriving here in the early 1990s.A native of Orting, southeast of Tacoma, Carrigan played defensive back at Stanford University...
The beat goes on – and will for the next couple weeks.That’s because the Seattle Cascades Drum & Bugle Corps, a world class competitive junior musical group, has returned to La Conner to prep for its upcoming national tour this summer.
Students and staff vacated La Conner campuses for summer break last week.They weren’t alone.The 25-year-old cedar totem pole that is the signature landmark at La Conner Elementary School was removed for summer restoration during special ceremonies Thursday morning.
The La Conner School District’s unions’ leadership has been invited to meet with the District’s Board of Directors June 25 to start discussion of their no confidence votes in Superintendent Whitney Meissner’s leadership and performance. The format and conditions of the meetings are not what the unions envisioned, however. Monday afternoon emails from Meissner to officers of the La Conner Education Association, LEA, and the Public Support Employees, PSE, read, in part: