Sample Seabury Middle School for a day
Seabury School is hosting “Middle School Mashup” for fifth- through eighth-grade students. The event is scheduled for 9 a.m.-noon Saturday.
The free morning includes hands-on science, a writing-art-technology project, a downtown adventure and refreshments. It is designed to give highly capable middle school students a morning of enrichment, learning and fun with other smart kids. The school is located at 925 Court C., Tacoma.
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Documentary highlights schools making change
Parents and Friends for Tacoma Public Schools will present a film screening of “Beyond Measure” at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 29 at the University of Puget Sound. The community group is partnering with the university’s School of Education to share the film, which challenges assumptions about the current educational system.
The film is billed as “a response to years of underfunding, overtesting, and data driven efforts” in public education. It presents the stories of schools that are solving problems from the bottom up. The screening will be followed by a discussion.
The film will be shown in the Tacoma Room in Thomas Hall on the college campus, 1500 N. Warner St., Tacoma. Admission is $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Go to tinyurl.com/zb2d86y to purchase.