Published: 04/11/13 13:29:09
The Peninsula School District is taking it slow as it looks into the possibility of becoming a charter school authorizer, with Superintendent Chuck Cuzzetto gathering information on the subject for the school board.
Published: 04/11/13 10:41:52
Catherine Beyerly is a passionate musician who has received various accolades. A euphonium player since she was in sixth grade, she is a member of multiple bands at Gig Harbor High School, including the wind ensemble and pep band.
Published: 04/11/13 10:40:24
Ben Focht has been described as a mature young man with extraordinary gifts and a servant's heart. A well-balanced individual, he has equally excelled in the classroom, on the athletic field and in the community.
Published: 04/11/13 10:38:25
Bill Herling was 10 when he started "producing" his own stories. He would go outside to make a set, write stories and act them out. He would even design logos and create production budgets.
Published: 04/11/13 10:36:03
Emilie Laakso volunteers in some kind of community service activities at least five days a week. She has been described as a mature and reliable individual who is compassionate about helping others.
Published: 04/10/13 13:49:29
Gig Harbor's Cecily Jenkins is looking for 18 American families to host high-school age students from France this summer, the first year for French students to visit The Maritime City and the surrounding area as part of American Discovery's youth exchange program.
Published: 04/05/13 14:50:53
The fourth annual Knock My Socks Off 5-kilometer run in Gig Harbor was held Feb. 16. The event took place in large part because of the efforts of Gig Harbor High School senior Elise Saxon, who took over responsibility for several aspects of the run as part of her senior project.
Published: 04/03/13 12:44:04
Daniel Konicek has poured many hours into Peninsula High School's student newspaper, The Outlook. He became involved during his freshman year as a writer and quickly got interested in page design.
Published: 04/03/13 12:43:02
Mackenzie Dowd is a role model on and off the field. A top academic, she also is a star athlete who leads by example. As Dowd has maintained a 3.99 grade-point average, she has excelled in soccer, participated in several clubs and devoted time to volunteer service.
Published: 04/03/13 12:42:01
Michaela Crown has been dancing since she was 4 and started ballet at 7. Since then, she has been mastering the art of ballet and contemporary dancing and has distinguished herself as a talented and dedicated dancer.
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