Valentine Boxes at Hathaway Elementary

Valentine Boxes at Hathaway Elementary

Nothing says “Happy Valentine’s Day” like cardboard boxes, string, tape, paper tubes, plastic bottles and ingenuity… at least in Andrew Schlauch’s fifth grade class at Hathaway Elementary. Schlauch has challenged his students for the past five years to explore simple machines as they create a box to collect classroom Valentine cards.  Students creatively incorporate pulleys,… Continue Reading Valentine Boxes at Hathaway Elementary

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

New Superintendent’s Vlog that Answers Community Questions Received through the Month

Join Ferndale Schools Superintendent Linda Quinn as she answers community questions received throughout the month. These questions are gathered from a variety of sources and have traditionally been answered and posted on the website monthly. We will continue posting the questions and, going forward, Linda will also be hosting a video Q&A program via the… Continue Reading New Superintendent’s Vlog that Answers Community Questions Received through the Month

Long Range Planning Makes for Great Facilities for Students and Staff of Steilacoom Historical School District No. 1

Long Range Planning Makes for Great Facilities for Students and Staff of Steilacoom Historical School District No. 1

Steilacoom Historical School District Board of Directors and Executive Team began the process of developing a comprehensive facilities improvement plan last school year. The District developed a participatory and transparent process for community members to contribute to long-range facilities planning. The Long-Range Capital Facilities Planning Committee is represented by a variety of stakeholders and provides… Continue Reading Long Range Planning Makes for Great Facilities for Students and Staff of Steilacoom Historical School District No. 1

‘Civics is Fundamental’ Presentation at Mountain View High School Gets Students Registered to Vote

‘Civics is Fundamental’ Presentation at Mountain View High School Gets Students Registered to Vote

  Mountain View High School (MVHS) students in Jim Peterson and Bob Procive Contemporary World Issues classes participated in a Civics is Fundamental presentation by Katherine Murphy, Clark County Vice President for the League of Women Voters. Eligible students also registered to vote! Murphy shared the importance of Civic Engagement and the importance of participation… Continue Reading ‘Civics is Fundamental’ Presentation at Mountain View High School Gets Students Registered to Vote

Arlington Public Schools named to AP District Honor Roll for the first time

Arlington Public Schools named to AP District Honor Roll for the first time

Arlington Public Schools (APS) has been named to the AP District Honor Roll for the first time. To be included on the honor roll, APS had to, since 2015, increase the number of students participating in AP while also increasing or maintaining the percentage of students earning AP Exam scores of 3 or higher. Reaching… Continue Reading Arlington Public Schools named to AP District Honor Roll for the first time

Civil Rights Icon Encourages Seattle Students to Become Civically Engaged

“Were you scared when you marched,” asked a young boy from the audience. “People had told us we may be arrested, we may be jailed, we may be beaten. But I was prepared…on the bridge from Selma to Montgomery, on that march, I thought I was going to die, but I was not afraid.” ­­–… Continue Reading Civil Rights Icon Encourages Seattle Students to Become Civically Engaged