Students to get taste of Seabury school experience
Seabury Middle School will host a “Middle School Mashup” from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at its downtown campus, 925 Court C, Tacoma.
The free event, which will feature hands-on science and a writing-art-tech project, is designed to give students in fifth through seventh grades an idea of the Seabury school experience.
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Lakes DECA club honored for student store
Lakes High School’s business club, DECA, has earned gold-level recertification for its high school student store, one of 316 school-based enterprises to do so in the United States.
The certification program recognized clubs’ achievements at three levels — bronze, silver or gold. The stores are managed and operated by students as hands-on learning laboratories integrating national curriculum standards in marketing, finance, hospitality and management.
Charles Wright teacher on Mexico research project
Charles Wright Academy teacher Riley Meinershagen has been selected by Ecology Project International to participate in an eight-day research and education fellowship in Baja, Mexico.
The fellowship partners scientists with students and educators working in ecologically critical environments. Meinershagen will participate in a version of EPI’s Island Ecology Program and will meet with Mexican teachers and students from the city of La Paz.
Student Success Awards winners named
The winners of the Washington Career and Technical Education Student Success Awards and Washington Scholars in CTE were recently announced by the Career and College Readiness Department at the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.
The following local students were winners:
Christina Lundy, Mountainview High School; and Alyssa McGee of Sumner High School were named Washington Scholars in CTE.
They will represent the state for the U.S. Presidential Scholars in CTE award.
Austin Brown, Todd Beamer High School; Logan Jenny, Yelm High School; Carlos Sepeda, White River High School; and Nick Theil, Bonney Lake High School; were named Washington CTE Students Success Award winners.
They will represent the state for the U.S. Presidential Scholars award.
Sumner student spends week as Senate page
Isaack Knaack of Sumner High School spent a week as a page for the state Senate in Olympia. He was one of 20 students serving as Senate pages in the fourth week of the legislative session.
Pages are responsible for carrying documents among offices and delivering messages and mail. They also spend time in the Senate chamber.
Knack was sponsored by Sen. Pam Roach, R-Auburn.
Compiled by Mary Anderson and Debbie Cafazzo, staff writers