24
MAR
2017

Mastering 2 Languages in Middle School

Nearly a decade ago, Highline launched an innovative program for students to master two languages in school. The Dual Language program transformed the school day for dozens of children, who spend half their day learning in English and half their day learning in Spanish. While most stu
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24
MAR
2017

Highline Grad Returns to PSSC with a Trade & a Job

Pedro Montoya discovered his love for carpentry while attending Puget Sound Skills Center (PSSC). The 2015 graduate is now paying it back by helping to build the school’s new state-of-the-art learning center. “This brings back a lot of memories. I learned all the basics of
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24
MAR
2017

2017 Franklin Pierce Elementary Honor Choir — “Song of Peace”

The Honor Choir of Franklin Pierce Schools performed at their annual concert on March 16, 2017 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Parkland, WA. This is one of the many beautiful songs they performed that evening. This is “Song of Peace” by Teresa Jennings. This version was dire
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24
MAR
2017

Tress’s Rowing Story | A Film of the Row to the Future Initiative

Tress Hammon was first introduced to the sport of rowing through the Erg Ed Program (http://www.pocockfoundation.org/erg-ed/) at his Seattle middle school. Years later, he finds himself rowing with the Varsity Men’s team at Pocock Rowing Center. In the film, Tress and his mother
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21
MAR
2017

3D Technology Makes Life a Little Easier for Abby

Abby is a special education student at Orchard Middle School. She is blind has has some fine motor skill challenges. Occupational Therapist Lindsay Brewer works with Abby on basic living skills, like brushing her teeth. Lindsay noticed that it was taking Abby 5 – 8 minutes just
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20
MAR
2017

Pierce County students build tiny house for homeless

Construction Trades students at the Pierce County Skills Center are among the many teams of students from across the state that are busy building tiny homeless shelters this month as part of a statewide competition. Students will ship their nearly completed shelters to Olympia, where
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20
MAR
2017

Classified Appreciation Week 2017

Thank you to all of our AMAZING Classified Staff who work hard every day for our students! And an extra thanks goes to all the staff members across the district who shared photos for this project!
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17
MAR
2017

Bethel Press Conference: President Chris talks Attendance

President Chris dropped by Camas Prairie Elementary recently to talk with reporters about the importance of regular school attendance.
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16
MAR
2017

New Preschool Summer STEM Camps are coming to Spokane!

Spokane Public Schools’ Preschool Summer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Camps are organized to provide activities, experiments, projects and field experiences for children who are 4 or 5 years old. We’re offering eight 2-day preschool camps this year! Learn mor
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10
MAR
2017

Orchards Elementary School Teacher Named “Educator of the Year”

Congratulations to Orchards Elementary School teacher Shelly Waymire who has been named Evergreen School District Foundation’s (ESDF) “Educator of the Year.” Waymire works in a structured learning classroom providing a safe, structured learning environment for students with unique beh
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