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Grant to build Washington’s bilingual educator capacity

In the coming year, Kristin Percy Calaff will be hiring up to 20 teachers who can speak Spanish or Vietnamese to staff the growing number of dual language classrooms in Highline Public Schools. That is, if she can find them. “We are actively working on rolling up our dual language programs and we have a… Continue Reading Grant to build Washington’s bilingual educator capacity
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The Best Teacher in Western Washington is…

Michael Andersen, 4th grade Spanish Immersion teacher at Burley Glenwood Elementary received a surprise visit from KING5 Evening Magazine Host Saint Bryan and administrators from South Kitsap School District. Mr. Andersen was voted as the Best Teacher in Western Washington. Students in Mr. Andersen’s class were part of the surprise and did a good job… Continue Reading The Best Teacher in Western Washington is…
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Students received technology to improve football team’s performance

Rainier Connect Donates Technology to Eatonville School District Football If you watch the National Football League and the Seattle Seahawks, you likely have seen the players and coaches on the sidelines reviewing plays immediately after they occurred on a Microsoft Surface.  Thanks to a generous grant from Rainier Connect of $12,000, Eatonville High School now… Continue Reading Students received technology to improve football team’s performance
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Musicians student received various band instruments

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76 trombones? Try 116! Partnership with Music4Life puts instruments in the hands of students Everett, WA – From belting out “Hot Cross Buns” in sixth-grade beginning band to playing complex concertos on mandolin in a high school, students throughout Everett Public Schools are benefitting from the district partnership with Music4Life. After less than a year,… Continue Reading Musicians student received various band instruments
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Washougal Middle Schools celebrate Red Ribbon Week

Washougal WA – Students in Washougal middle schools celebrated 2017 Red Ribbon Week on Oct 23-31, taking part in fun and educational activities focused on drug prevention and making healthy choices. “The campaign serves as a catalyst to mobilize communities and schools to educate youth and take a visible stand against drugs,” said Wendy Butler,… Continue Reading Washougal Middle Schools celebrate Red Ribbon Week
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