In the news: SVSD Teens Lead Suicide Prevention Training
On May 31, 2018, King 5 TV News ran a prime time story featuring Snoqualmie Valley students leading the way in suicide prevention and peer support. Reporter Ted Land recently visited Mount Si High School to showcase peer-to-peer training by Mount Si students Lilly Strong and Makenzie Davis in health classes this spring. Earlier, a group of students from Mount Si and Two Rivers who took part in the University of Washington’s Day of Hope. This was one of many events that are part of the UW Forefront initiative – a program which provides a three-tiered approach to suicide prevention and awareness through curriculum and training for students, staff, and parents. Mount Si sophomore Elsa Marsh is also featured in the story, for her efforts to testify before legislators in Olympia and advocate for mental health resource support in all schools.
The Snoqualmie Valley School District complies with all federal and state statutes and regulations and does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. This holds true for all district employment and student opportunities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the school district’s Title IX/RCW 28A.640 Officer and Section 504/ADA Coordinator, Nancy Meeks, P.O. Box 400, Snoqualmie, WA 98065, phone 425-831-8000.