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Kids high-fived each other. The school band played Great Balls of Fire. And the entire Kalles Junior High School student body gave an enthusiastic send-off to their team of special athletes headed for competition at Puyallups Sparks Stadium.
A former Spanaway Lake High School student is suing the Bethel School District over a stabbing incident that occurred at a school in May 2010.
Julie Wyatt’s fifth-grade students at Pleasant Glade Elementary School weren’t surprised to hear she was named the state’s 2013 Elementary Science Teacher of the Year.
New band instruments and a greenhouse have been purchased, and officials are talking to architects about building a pole barn for the agriculture program at Tenino High School.
Award-winning students from the Washington State Solo & Ensemble Contest performed on stage Saturday at the Ten Grands benefit concert at Benaroya Hall in Seattle. The 41 medal-winning musicians are from nine Western Washington schools, including some from the South Sound.
Alexis Harroun from Bellarmine Prepatory School is competing this week in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix.
Angela Salyer of Rogers High School is the winner of the 10th Congressional District Art Competition. Her work, “Blooming in Spring,” will be on display in the U.S. Capitol for one year, alongside winning pieces from other congressional districts around the country.
Jeff Scott, engineering and physics teacher at Washington High School in the Franklin Pierce School District, was recently named teacher of the year by the McChord Field Chapter of the Air Force Association. He will advance to vie for the association’s statewide award.
Teachers in Tacoma Public Schools could be facing the first layoffs from their ranks in many years.
Dream big but start small. Thats a lesson well-learned by 17 members of Lincoln High Schools after-school STEM Club who spent six weeks creating software applications for electronic devices.
Clover Park Technical College in Lakewood is seeking candidates for the next president of the college. The search was initiated after Dr. John Walstrum announced he would retire this September.
A former Mount Tahoma High School student has sued the Tacoma School District in federal court, alleging that she was raped in her high school restroom by a fellow student.
Washington's high school students may have a greater incentive to take Advanced Placement computer science courses in the future, which state lawmakers hope will spur more school districts to offer the classes.
Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law Tuesday a plan for the state superintendent’s office to intervene in the management of continually low-performing schools.
Republicans in the state Senate want to revive a handful of controversial education-reform measures during upcoming budget negotiations, including giving principals veto authority over teacher transfers, assigning letter grades to schools, and intervening when students can’t read well by third grade.
Tacoma Public Schools told teachers last week to get ready for changes in special education programs.
Ian Fox is a serious fellow, a University of Puget Sound junior majoring in English, with a sub-focus in writing, rhetoric and culture, and minoring in religion, politics and government.
Kenny Richards, a member of Boy Scout Troop 53 of Lakewood and a freshman at Lakes High School, is hosting a free workshop for teachers, professionals and parents of school-age children for his Eagle Scout project.
Hilltop Artists will host its annual spring glass sale from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the Jason Lee Middle School hot shop, 602 N. Sprague Ave.
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