Heron logo Welcome to Blue Heron!

 The Blue Heron office closes for the summer on Thursday, June 26 @ 3:00 PM. 
                  The office reopens on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 @ 8:00 AM.
New student registration packets are available at the District Office during summer months. 
To schedule a registration appointment at Blue Heron, call 379-4543 after August 20.
First Day of School is September 2, 2014
New Schedule for 2014/15 Blue Heron School Day
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:20 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday Early Release: 8:20 AM - 1:00 PM
Mt. Bike team  
Sponsored by the ReCyclery, Step On It! is a campaign to promote biking and walking  in our community
Have you been thinking about trying out Mountain Biking? How about improving your skills on the trail? This summer The ReCyclery is putting on an Adventure Mountain Bike Camp for middle schoolers of all levels of biking experience!  Find out more on ptrecyclery.org/bikecamp or come by the ReCyclery and ask.
LIVE TIP HOTLINE 1-866-548-3847 ext. 650
Keeping schools safe is everyone’s job. If you have information about a threat to school safety, do your part to protect others. If you don’t talk to a school administrator, call the Safe Schools Live Tip Line. It is a completely anonymous, toll-free tip line that you can access 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. For more information, click here. 
Attention Parents: Blue Heron has a new way for you to report absences:  Simply email our Attendance Office at bhsattendance@ptschools.org


Required Immunizations for School Year 2013 - 2014
 can be viewed by clicking this link:  Immunization Requirements for 2013-14
School District Motto: Discover the Power of Learning
Core Principles: (1) Provide access to knowledge; (2) Learner focused education for each student; (3) Community based relationships and connections; (4) Accountability-Set high expectations and achieve them; (5) Continuous improvement; (6) Inspire life long learning.

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Quick Facts:
  • Our school was built in 1994 and dedicated on October 5, 1995.
  • Excellent subject level teaching teams, combined with quality paraprofessionals, nutrition, custodial/maintenance, and transportation teams work together to provide a rigorous, integrated curriculum for students.
  • Teachers create lessons clearly tied to Washington State Standards.
  • We combine in-class instruction with experiential education activities.
  • Our school typically hosts over 1000 school-community events each year.
  • We have 23.9 certified teaching staff and an enrollment of 416 students in grades 4-8. In addition, we have 38.25 hours of para-professional support for Special Education, 12 hours of Title 1 para-professional support, and 18.25 hours of Basic Education Assistance (BEA) of para-professional support.
  • Two (2) staff members are National Board Certified. Our staff has an average of 12 years of experience.
  • Consistently, 160+ parents volunteer their time in our school and 21+ business invest in partnerships with our school.
  • Please click the link below to view the WA State "report card" of our school demographics and test scores.

Contact Information:
Blue Heron School
Principal Diane Lashinsky
3939 San Juan Ave.
Port Townsend, WA 98368
(360) 379-4540
FAX (360) 379-4548
Absence Hotline (360) 379-4500 ext. 8110
Last Modified on June 29, 2014