Orting School District’s Graduation Rates Steadily Rise

Orting School District’s Graduation Rates Steadily Rise

Orting School District’s efforts to ensure all students are ready for college, careers, and life, prove to be effective Orting School District (OSD) is seeing its hard work pay off as the district strives to ensure students not only graduate, but are ready for their next steps after high school. Since 2007, graduation rates are… Continue Reading Orting School District’s Graduation Rates Steadily Rise

Student Jessica Jimenez-Arroyo is a “Peace Builder”

Student Jessica Jimenez-Arroyo is a “Peace Builder”

Ferndale High School Senior Jessica Jimenez-Arroyo is one of four Peaceful Poetry Contest Winners.  #FerndalePride Each year, Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center accepts submissions from youth around the county on peaceful themes such as respect, listening and friendship. This year’s four outstanding poets were honored at the 15th Annual Peace Builder Awards ceremony on November 17.… Continue Reading Student Jessica Jimenez-Arroyo is a “Peace Builder”

Denning and Schenk Leadership WSSDA Graduates

Congratulations to Don Denning and Steve Schenk, Steilacoom Historical School District No. 1 School Board Directors, on the completion of the Washington State School Directors (WSSDA) 2017 Leadership WSSDA program. Leadership WSSDA is a premier program for school directors seeking to improve their expertise and leadership capacity within the educational system and in their personal… Continue Reading Denning and Schenk Leadership WSSDA Graduates

Graduation rates up; vocational career pathways underway

Plans in the works to add specialty science, technology, engineering and math career pathway programs at each high school Over the past 15 years, methods for calculating graduation rates have changed and become more precise. High school requirements have changed. Students must earn more credits in different classes, including math and science, than they did… Continue Reading Graduation rates up; vocational career pathways underway

Orting National Honor Society Trunk or Treat

While Halloween has passed, it’s never too late to share a district’s pride for their students: Orting High School’s National Honor Society sponsored a Trunk or Treat event on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 from 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM for the children of their community! The National Honor Society Club saw a need in the… Continue Reading Orting National Honor Society Trunk or Treat

Steilacoom Historical School District Awarded Second Department of Defense Education Activity Grant

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

Community Effort Provides Permanent Sidewalk

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