When Steve McCammon became principal of Fife High School in 1996, the Fife School District was recovering from a 37-day teachers strike the previous fall, which was a state record at the time.
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Engineering students at Washington State University are developing a drone that would be fueled by liquid hydrogen.
PULLMAN — There’s a lot of buzz at Washington State University over work to develop the first sperm bank for honeybees.
Best friends for as long as they’ve been old enough to have them, Ben Rood and Slater Sorensen both turned 14 on Saturday, a couple of overachievers who share more than a birth date.
When Clover Park High School seniors don caps and gowns Monday, at least one member of the Class of 2013 will be missing.
Summer school starts July 15 in the Clover Park School District, with nearly 700 elementary and middle school students.
Longtime Tacoma educator Willie Stewart has won the Stan McNaughton Outreach Award from the Washington State School Retirees Association.
Educators and others will gather June 28 at the University of Washington Tacoma for a conference titled “Closing the Opportunity Gap.”
Language arts teacher Christy Bowman-White leads a class at Sylvester Middle School in Burien in a lesson based on the Common Core State Standards.
Lots of parents might like to keep their kids wrapped in a bubble for the summer. On the last day of school Friday, parents and staff members at Stafford Elementary School gave their students a celebratory send-off, complete with bubbles.
School lunch prices will be going up in Tacoma schools this fall.
The Tacoma School Board lavished praise Thursday night on Superintendent Carla Santorno then granted her a three-year contract and a substantial raise.
Central Washington University is expanding its baccalaureate programs to community college campuses throughout the state. Through the CWU Portal Project, the universitys existing satellite campuses will become doorways to regional education networks that bring university programs to under-served communities in Pierce County and elsewhere around the state.
Following his first year as Puyallup Schools superintendent, Tim Yeomans has received a three-year contract extension and a 1 percent raise from the Puyallup School Board. His base salary is now $191,294 per year.
Logan Seelye has met one goal and is a step closer to reaching a bigger one. The 26-year-old Spanaway resident exceeded his online fundraising goal of $20,000 to obtain a WalkAide, a medical device that will help him get around easier and hopefully help him learn to walk without assistance again.
A union seeking to organize temporary and part-time faculty members at Parkland’s Pacific Lutheran University scored a major legal victory Monday.
Students at the University of Washington will be required to take a course in some area of social, political or economic diversity before they can graduate.
It was hard for teacher Katie Porubek to hold back the tears Monday night as she spoke about a few of her graduating Oakland High School students.
A Federal Way contracting company did not start its morning on the right track Monday — literally.
The Pierce County Library System’s Summer Reading program will begin June 22 and run through Sept. 1 in all local library branches. Children and teens can participate in a variety of programs, including:
FOB Tacoma: After mothballing armory, National Guard returning to Pierce County with new readiness center
- Tacoma Dome no more? Arena could receive a new name
- Tacoma engineer allegedly solicited teen for sex
- Cat nurses orphaned pit bull puppy in Ohio
- Lakewood police fatally shoot armed man in Tillicum
- Whale frees itself from lagoon near Purdy Bridge