Breakfast-fundraiser honors North Tapps kids
North Tapps Middle School in the Dieringer School District is hosting a pancake breakfast and raffle fundraiser for its graduating eighth-grade class.
With no high school in the district, eighth-graders from the district will be split into groups attending Bonney Lake, Sumner, Auburn Riverside and Raisbeck Aviation high schools in the next school year.
The breakfast, on April 18, will pay for the graduation activities for the Class of 2015. Tickets are $5 or $20 a family and are available from students at North Tapps Middle School. For more information, call the school at 253-862-2776.
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Chief Leschi Schools names superintendent
The Puyallup Tribe of Indians and the Chief Leschi School Board have hired Amy Eveskcige as the new superintendent of Chief Leschi Schools, which is operated by the tribe.
Eveskcige was executive director of teaching and learning with Tacoma Public Schools and before that worked in the Puyallup School District.
Lakewood youth breakfast is Thursday
Communities in Schools of Lakewood will hold its annual Champions for Youth Breakfast at 7 a.m. Thursday.
The breakfast showcases the success of students and the businesses and individuals that have made a difference in students’ lives. It’s at the Old Country Buffet in the Lakewood Towne Center. Reservations and information are available at 253-589-7489.
Compiled by Mary Anderson and Debbie Cafazzo, staff writers