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Tacoma middle school boundary changes could start in fall 2017

Final recommendations for new attendance boundaries at Tacoma middle schools have been presented to the School Board, which is scheduled to vote on the proposal Dec. 8. Initial changes would take effect with the 2017-18 school year, while a second round would occur at the start of the 2021-22 school year.

Education

‘We need a new president,’ say TCC faculty in stinging letter to board

Faculty at Tacoma Community College have drafted a four-page letter outlining their concerns about TCC president Sheila Ruhland, telling the college’s board of trustees it’s time to seek a new leader. The faculty’s allegations include that Ruhland didn’t inform staff when the college’s accreditation was placed on probation this summer, as well as that she has shown “a pattern of racial insensitivity.”

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Big stage at Seahawks game thrills Lincoln High drumline

The Lincoln High drumline got a huge thrill Sunday performing with eight other high schools before a record crowd of 69,190 at CenturyLink Field during halftime of the game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Philadelphia Eagles. "There was so much energy," said participant Jermaine Hollins. "I'm still shaking."

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Lincoln High School Drumline Prepares For Seahawks' Home Game

Lincoln High School drumline will be performing at the Seattle Seahawks' home game against the Philadelphia Eagles coming Sunday. The band is practicing hard for the big day. "I'm very nervous," Terrell Leaks, the band's section leader of bass drums. "I don't think I have performed in front of a huge crowd in a football stadium. But I think we can do this."

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First day at Wainwright Intermediate School

Wainwright Intermediate School in Fircrest opened for the first time Monday. The $35-million, 65,000-square-foot school experienced a monthslong construction delay.
Dean J. Koepfler dkoepfler@thenewstribune.com
First day at Wainwright Intermediate School 1:04

First day at Wainwright Intermediate School

Big stage at Seahawks game thrills Lincoln High drumline 1:33

Big stage at Seahawks game thrills Lincoln High drumline

How Liberty Middle School is handling election stress 4:11

How Liberty Middle School is handling election stress

Tacoma Police & Fire Youth Academy Graduation 1:07

Tacoma Police & Fire Youth Academy Graduation