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Supporting Attendance Is A ‘Chief’ Strategy For Student Success

Each morning at Chief Umtuch Middle School, arriving students are greeted by smiling and enthusiastic staff members who are busy doling out high fives, hellos and good mornings left and right. While it’s a small gesture, Chief’s leadership team knows that when students have positive interactions like these with teachers and staff, children feel better… Continue Reading Supporting Attendance Is A ‘Chief’ Strategy For Student Success
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Sep
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SPARK: Gray Middle School sixth-grade girls in STEM

This video is from our Tacoma Kids Have It campaign and highlights a group of sixth-grade girls at Tacoma’s Gray Middle school who confront the lack of diversity in today’s tech sector. Their teacher, Phill Schmitt, is passionate about empowering young scientists who will bring fresh and diverse perspectives to complex problems. From small SPARKS,… Continue Reading SPARK: Gray Middle School sixth-grade girls in STEM
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Sep
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Collaboration Award Celebrates PALS Partnership with Evergreen and Vancouver School Districts

The Nonprofit Network of Southwest Washington recently celebrated community success at an awards ceremony. The Collaboration Award recognized the Police Activities League (PALS) of Vancouver, WA work with Evergreen and Vancouver Public Schools in a highly successful partnership to make a larger difference for children by working together. Evergreen’s partnership with PALS, along with the support of… Continue Reading Collaboration Award Celebrates PALS Partnership with Evergreen and Vancouver School Districts
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Sep
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Learning Devices Delivered at Frontier Middle School

Excitement was in the air at Frontier Middle School in Evergreen Public Schools, Vancouver. Dozens of 6th grade students received Chromebook computers to use in the classroom, and at home, to enhance personalized learning. By the end of September the learning devices will be distributed to more than 800 students. It’s all part of a… Continue Reading Learning Devices Delivered at Frontier Middle School
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Sep
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Two food and nutrition services employees honored

2017 Washington School Nutrition Association (WSNA) award winners WSNA’s Annual State Conference is the highlight every year for food and nutrition departments at schools all over the state of Washington. This year two Everett Public School employees were recognized for their exemplary service: Angie Kestle received the Golden Apple Award and LeAnne Mallos received the… Continue Reading Two food and nutrition services employees honored
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Sep
2017
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National Grant awarded to Chloe Clark Elementary School

Congratulations to Chloe Clark Elementary, one of 35 schools nationwide to receive a $1,000 grant to help support a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Night. Kelly Leggett, PTA Co-Treasurer, applied for the “STEM + Families Math Grant” grant, sponsored by Mathnasium. The 35 winners were chosen from over 1,000 applicants, with Chloe Clark Elementary… Continue Reading National Grant awarded to Chloe Clark Elementary School
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Sep
2017
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Bronze Artist Brings His Inspiration to (a lot of) Wenatchee 5th Graders

  Northwest bronze sculptor Kevin Pettelle devotes weeks each autumn to work with Wenatchee fifth graders as part of the Beauty of Bronze program. Kevin has worked with more than 6,000 students in Wenatchee over fourteen years—600 this year alone in the Beauty of Bronze program. Kids learn the elements of the art and explore… Continue Reading Bronze Artist Brings His Inspiration to (a lot of) Wenatchee 5th Graders
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2017
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Horizon Students Post Street Signs With Positive Messages For Our Community

Mr. Terry Diffley’s seventh grade advisory class from Horizon Middle School worked this past spring to design and implement aluminum signs that provide 10 positive messages. Class members have worked with Safety Signs, Inc. to design the signs, and the City of Ferndale officials and Puget Sound Energy officials for permissions to install the signs.… Continue Reading Horizon Students Post Street Signs With Positive Messages For Our Community