Free backpacks in University Place
A backpack giveaway, sponsored by The Cellular Connection, will be from noon-2 p.m. Saturday at the store at 3904 Bridgeport Way W., Suite C, University Place.
About 275 backpacks will be donated to University Place School District students on a first-come, first-served basis.
New Clover Park School District appointments
Administrative changes have been announced for the 2014-15 school year in the Clover Park School District.
Jeff Murrell has been named principal at Carter Lake Elementary School. Previously, he was principal at Oakbrook Elementary.
Sheri Warrick is the new principal at Oakbrook. She was previously assistant principal at Clover Park High School.
At Clover Park High School, three new assistant principals have been appointed: Marjorie Miligan, previously an assistant principal at Cleveland High School in Seattle; Chad Littrell, who comes from the Federal Way School District; and Kevin Rupprecht, former principal of Lakewood Career Academy.