In 2008, a week after she graduated from White Pass High School, Darci Davis died in a car accident 3 miles from the school. Darci’s mom is a beloved paraprofessional in the district. In 2012, Darci’s brother who graduated in 2010 died in a mill accident. Kristi Davis lost both her children. Last spring the… Continue Reading White Pass holds track meet to honor lost classmate
High schools are celebrating the success this fall of 67 Puyallup School District students named Elizabeth Wesley Youth Merit Incentive Award recipients. “These student scholars exemplify hard work, dedication, and a commitment to their community,” said the school district’s Chief Equity and Achievement Officer Gerald Denman. The Puyallup students make up a third of the… Continue Reading Puyallup scholars honored with merit awards
A recently completed district-wide discipline report has shown an 85.5 percent drop in gang-related discipline referrals since 2008. According to the report, there were only 39 discipline referrals made for gang-related behavior this year. This is a sharp drop from 269 during the 2008-09 school year. “This data represents something our whole community should really… Continue Reading Gang-related behavior in Sunnyside down more than 85% since 2008
Who was crowned king and queen was not nearly the biggest surprise during Foster High’s homecoming pep rally on Oct. 18: Seahawk cornerback Richard Sherman visited to tell students to study hard and keep focused on post-high school education and training. Sherman, who himself overcame many obstacles on his way to becoming a Stanford graduate,… Continue Reading Seahawk Richard Sherman surprises Foster with stay-focused message
Charity Emerson points to a sugar snap vine that’s twisting its way toward the top of a corn stalk.“It’s called a three sister’s garden,” the fourth grader explains. “It’s peas, squash and corn, and they work together.”Emerson’s own sister, second grader Lily Pasco, munches a massive strawberry nearby as other students meander through the Cooper… Continue Reading Harvest time comes to Cooper Elementary in Spokane
All kindergarten students at Vancouver Public Schools are now attending full-day classes. Visit Melissa Bergman’s classroom at King Elementary in this video.
Students help plan the future of the school district, Daimler donates $50,000 to promote STEM education, students learn more about careers in STEM, and elementary students grow and harvest their own potatoes.
Like most fifth graders, Hannah Kircher is shy at first, but once you get her started she has a lot to say, especially about helping others. She likes soccer and drama and her favorite food is beef stew and mashed potatoes. She is a slight girl who in a few years will be all knees… Continue Reading A Priceless Smile
It’s all about relationships at Spokane’s Shadle Park High School. Just ask the assistant principal. Educators there understand that they will depend upon these students in their communities for years to come, and they take a real interest in them.