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Published September 18th, 2013 - 12:05AM
Teachers and other members of the Clover Park Education Association will receive raises, while students in the Lakewood-based Clover Park School District will get the equivalent of two more days of instruction, following approval of a new three-year contract between the district and the union.
Published September 18th, 2013 - 12:05AM
Greg Marshall is a piano-playing 60-year-old who writes music, commutes to Oregon to visit his wife and came to Tacoma three years ago to be with his dying brother.
Published September 16th, 2013 - 9:47PM
Truman Middle School principal Justina Johnson sent a note home to parents about an alleged attempted luring of two students on the way to school Monday.
Published September 16th, 2013 - 12:05AM
The Washington Supreme Court is open to visitors when it meets at the Temple of Justice in Olympia throughout the year, although the gallery is seldom full.
Published September 16th, 2013 - 12:05AM
Teachers and other employees in Tacoma Public Schools will receive a 2 percent wage increase, following negotiations with school district employee unions and action last week by the Tacoma School Board.
Published September 16th, 2013 - 12:05AM
Life Christian Academy senior Jason Parks was awarded the Eagle Scout badge by Boy Scout Troop 336 in Federal Way. He also has earned three Eagle Palm awards and more than 35 badges — 14 more than required.
Published September 16th, 2013 - 12:05AM
The National Merit Scholarship Corp. has announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These high school students have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 8,000 National Merit Scholarships that will be offered next spring.
Published September 16th, 2013 - 12:05AM
Tawny Sanabria has been selected to fill out a term on the White River School Board, replacing Susan McGuire, who died this year.
Published September 16th, 2013 - 12:05AM
Ten Washington school districts and community organizations — including four in the South Sound — will split $3.9 million a year for five years to create 21st Century Community Learning Centers. The centers offer academic and enrichment opportunities in high-needs neighborhoods before or after school or during holidays, weekends or summer recess.
Published September 16th, 2013 - 12:05AM
Doug Carlson was appointed to the vacant Director District 1 board seat for the Franklin Pierce School District.
Published September 14th, 2013 - 12:05AM
The final tab for flood-damaged Ferrucci Junior High School could tally more than $200,000, according to preliminary estimates from Puyallup School District officials.
Published September 12th, 2013 - 4:19PM
Puyallup School District’s Karshner Museum, a field trip destination for generations of students, will remain closed this year while the space in downtown Puyallup is transformed into the Karshner Center for Culture and the Arts.
Published September 11th, 2013 - 5:46PM
Water-damaged Ferrucci Junior High School got a clean bill of health Wednesday, allowing an estimated 800 students to return to the Puyallup school Thursday.
Published September 11th, 2013 - 5:13PM
During a one-day test of Washington drivers, 1,523 people illegally passed a stopped school bus.
Published September 11th, 2013 - 4:58PM
The State Board of Education has taken another step toward bringing charter schools to Washington State.
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