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Winter 2022 School Liaison Newsletter

Views news and information from the Naval Air Station Whidbey Island School Liaison.

Inclement Weather Updates

Check back here for more information on the winter storm watch.

Introducing Inclement Weather Updates

Find information on inclement weather on our website.

15 Great Winter NRNW Community Recreation Activities

Check out some of the activities and workshops your installation's Community Recreation Office has to offer to satisfy your desire to get outside and experience winter in the Great Northwest.

NRNW Command Leadership Course Calendar

This 40-hour course provides the basic fitness and nutrition tools necessary to design fitness programs, facilitate classes and become an ambassador of fitness and nutrition.

2022 CYP Hiring Events

Open your Heart to a Military Child

NRNW Navy Gold Star Program Children's Grief Awareness Day

Join NRNW Navy Gold Star Program Coordinators and guest speaker Carolyn Ripper, LMFT, FFSC Child Counselor during these 60-minute conversations about what to expect when your child is grieving.

School Liaison Fall News

Info on the Impact Aid Survey, FAFSA, free parent-student webinars and more in the Fall 2021 issue of Northwest Academic Anchor.

National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

Get out, get active and join Navy Region Northwest MWR Fitness and Navy MWR Fitness by participating in the weekly fitness challenges.

May is Aquatic Safety Month

Take time this month to learn about how to keep your family safe in, on, and around the water.

Renter's Insurance

Recent cases of residents being held financially responsible for damage they cause to PPV units have highlighted the importance of having renters insurance AND having sufficient coverage under your policy.

Public/Private Venture Housing

View the memo from the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment for tenants in privatized housing.

Military Spouse Licensure Reimbursement extension

Navy Personnel Command has extended spouse licensure reimbursement application deadline. The deadline for applications has been extended in response to issues caused by COVID-19.

Fact vs. Fiction Vitamin D and COVID-19

While vitamin D has immune-enhancing properties, its value in reducing symptoms in individuals with COVID-19 infection remain unclear, due to an absence of clinical studies. However, achieving and maintaining optimal vitamin D status is sensible and desirable for a number of health and performance outcomes.

Advanced School Enrollment in Washington State

On April 19, Governor Jay Inslee signed SHB 1210, the School Enrollment - Nonresident Children from Military Families Bill. This bill allows school districts to accept applications for advanced enrollment from students of military families enrolling in Washington's public schools prior to their arrival in the state. This new law went into effect on July 29, 2019. If you have questions about advanced enrollment, contact us today.

8 Steps for Smooth School Moves

School is out! An exciting time when most kids are thinking about sleeping in and spending their days at the pool. However, for some military kids they are gearing up for yet another move and starting a new school. In fact, military children move between six and nine times during their educational careers from kindergarten through high school. Whether you are coming from overseas or across the country, or just the next state over, moving can be stressful. Here are 8 tips to ease the school transition.