On behalf of the staff at Blaine Primary School, I am happy to welcome you to the 2022-23 school year! I hope you were able to relax and make special memories with your friends and families during the summer break. Now it is time to look forward to a wonderful new school year!
My name is Michelle McKeown and I am so excited, humbled and honored to be serving as the principal at Blaine Primary School. I am joined by an amazing assistant principal Kelli Alonso and a phenomenal staff of caring, dedicated educators. I want to personally thank you for entrusting us with your students and their education. We take our work very seriously and know just how important education is for our children. The staff here at Blaine Primary wants you to know we are here for you and are committed to your success, now more than ever.
Our mission at Blaine Primary School is to unite family, staff, community and students in a partnership that provides opportunities to enable children to fully develop their individual potential. We believe deeply in the power of partnering together with our families and community to make a real and lasting difference in the lives of our students. We are working hard to provide an educational experience that meets each child at their own level and helps them to develop the skills necessary to be lifelong learners. We are going to accomplish great things by working together!
Our incredible staff of educators have been busily preparing classrooms for your arrival. We are excited to welcome many new staff members to our Blaine Primary School family. Check out the Blaine School District’s social media pages to get to know a little about each of them!
Blaine Primary School is such a special place to learn and grow. We are proud of our school and have high expectations for each and every student. Our students are kind, compassionate, and resilient. Together with our dedicated staff, we strive to make connections with students to help them feel valued, accepted, and safe. We recognize that students may be feeling anxious with the start of a new school year, and we will continue to place a strong emphasis on social emotional learning while focusing on building classroom community.
We encourage families to stay connected and informed by following our district website, social media platforms, and monthly newsletter for important updates and information. You can also stay connected by subscribing to Blaine Primary School on our app, Blaine SD.
This year will be one to remember, and we will continue to work hard for you, our students, families and community. We are honored to be navigating these times with you and to have the opportunity of serving your students. We are excited to be seeing our students shining faces again very soon and can’t wait to begin engaging them in learning. On behalf of our staff, welcome to the 2022-2023 school year!
Michelle McKeown, Principal
All students in grades K-12 will be issued a chromebook for the new school year. A parent or guardian will be required to be present at check out to sign for the device. Visit our Tech Help page for details about pick up.
Blaine Schools will be continuing to utilize Google Classroom.
Accessing your student’s Google Account:
Logging in: Open a new browsing window. Visit www.google.com and locate the sign in button at the top right corner.
Username: your student’s login is their email@example.com (nospaces). Example~ firstname.lastname@example.org
Passwords K-12: Blaine# + Student PIN. Example: Blaine#1234 (students receive their PIN in person from their teacher or school librarian.)