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Washougal Middle School Students Enter Gateway to Possibilities

Towers of raw spaghetti noodles rise from the desks in Katie Beaty’s Design and Modeling class at Jemtegaard Middle School.  Students huddled in conversation, working together, trying and failing, trying and succeeding. The assignment: bring their individual ideas to the group, then work as a team using the design process to create the tallest structure… Continue Reading Washougal Middle School Students Enter Gateway to Possibilities
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Steilacoom Historical School District Awarded Second Department of Defense Education Activity Grant

Steilacoom Historical School District is proud to announce the awarding of a 5-year, Department of Defense Education Activity $1.25 million dollar Military-Connected Student Academic and Support Programs (MCSAP) grant; one of two awarded in Washington State. The MASTER Project, Mastering Math Achievement Standards through Technology & Educational Resources, will improve college and career readiness by… Continue Reading Steilacoom Historical School District Awarded Second Department of Defense Education Activity Grant
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River Online Learning Works To Fit Students’ Educational Needs

Kylie Delaney is one busy sophomore. In between training for national air rifle competitions and working toward her dream of becoming a large animal veterinarian, she immerses herself into a full course load of classes–all taken online. Kylie’s balancing act is supported by River Online Learning (ROL), a Battle Ground Public Schools program that allows… Continue Reading River Online Learning Works To Fit Students’ Educational Needs
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Community Effort Provides Permanent Sidewalk

The students at Anderson Island Elementary started the 2017-18 school year with safer access to their classroom. The Kiwanis Club of Steilacoom spearheaded the efforts to build students and staff a sidewalk on one side of their building that was only accessible by grass. Harley Moberg, Project Manager and other Kiwanians, secured material and equipment… Continue Reading Community Effort Provides Permanent Sidewalk
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Firefighters teach life-saving skills to Arlington elementary students

During Fire Prevention Week, Firefighters from the Arlington Fire Department are visiting Arlington elementary schools this week giving students important tips that could save their lives during a fire. Students learned how to: stay low and check doors for heat; stop, drop and roll in case their clothing catches on fire; not to hide from… Continue Reading Firefighters teach life-saving skills to Arlington elementary students
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Haller students skype with NASA engineer to learn about Orion space mission

Haller Middle School students Skyped with NASA engineer, Nujoud Merancy, on Oct. 5 to learn more about the Orion spacecraft and its mission. Merancy is the planning and analysis lead engineer for Orion and she talked about her position with NASA and about Orion. The Orion spacecraft is intended to facilitate human exploration of asteroids… Continue Reading Haller students skype with NASA engineer to learn about Orion space mission
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It’s Socktober For Amboy And Pleasant Valley Students

Thanks to the efforts of two Battle Ground schools, 14,610 toes (and counting) will be properly covered this fall and winter. That’s because all of the fifth graders at Amboy Middle School and the kindergartners in Michelle Anderson’s class at Pleasant Valley Primary are collecting socks to donate locally as part of “Socktober,” a national… Continue Reading It’s Socktober For Amboy And Pleasant Valley Students
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Hawks soar with help from Boeing

Hawthorne Elementary partners with Boeing and Page Ahead to foster love of reading The din of storytelling hummed through the classrooms at Hawthorne Elementary School as more than 30 volunteers from The Boeing Company read books to kindergarten and first-grade students. Animated faces of readers lead students through story after story. The students’ faces were… Continue Reading Hawks soar with help from Boeing
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Eatonville Middle Schoolers Take Their Physical Education Outdoors

In the 2016-2017 school year, Mr. Erik Danielson, physical education teacher at Eatonville Middle School, decided to take the entire seventh grade student body snowshoeing at Mount Rainier National Park. Over the course of three school days, all the students were able to participate. During this trip, the students learned about outdoor survival skills in… Continue Reading Eatonville Middle Schoolers Take Their Physical Education Outdoors
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