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  • Over the summer, GBS will be open each Wed. from 12:00-2:00, except the week of  Aug. 7-11.  Students are expected to make weekly two-way communication in 1 of 3 ways:

    -Visit GBS during office hours or call to check in: 370-7801

    -Text  the Griffin Bay phone:  -360-298-6025

    -Email Connie at

    -Mr. Troutman will be monitoring online learning, grading assignments and responding to online messages or e-mails within 24 hours, M-F.

    Students are expected to work at least 5 hours per week and to finish by Aug. 25.  The first day of school  next year is Aug. 31! Remember: if you successfully complete a course, you can enroll at any time in another course to complete.

    Have a great summer!


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  • Welcome to Griffin Bay School. Our school provides alternative learning experiences on San Juan Island.  We are open on a full-time basis to serve the needs of students in our community.  Small group instruction is provided in safe and productive formats, along with online learning opportunities.  

    We work closely with all San Juan Island schools to plan and implement the best education option for each student. If you would like more information about Griffin Bay School please don't hesitate to contact us at 378-3292. 
    Dr. Danna Diaz
    Principal of Griffin Bay School


    Griffin Bay School provides:
    • A place for students needing extra support in core areas

    • Alternative ways to academic success

    • Family support and curriculum resources 

    • Program flexibility

    • Small class size

    85 Blair Ave - P.O. Box 458 - Friday Harbor, WA 98250 
    Ph (360) 378-3292- Fax (360) 378-6276
                                              *You can now also text the school at (360) 298- 6025*
    Principal - Dr. Danna Diaz
    Teacher - Ben Troutman
                      Counselor - Elise Strachila
    Office Manager - Connie Domenech