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Seattle's Roosevelt High School wins jazz band competition

Roosevelt High School's jazz band is back in Seattle after winning the "Cadillac" of jazz festivals in New York City. The Essentially Ellington jazz band ...

Gladys Andrea Paup  Bainbridge Island Review

Gladys Andrea Paup passed away peacefully on June 3, 2019 in Seattle, WA at the age of 87. Andrea is survived by her husband of over 63 years Everett “Pete” ...

Seattle’s Roosevelt High School jazz band wins prestigious Essentially Ellington competition  The Seattle Times

Seattle's Roosevelt High School took first place in the prestigious 2019 Essentially Ellington high school jazz band competition at New York City's Lincoln ...

Fredrick H. Lartz  Yakima Herald-Republic

Fredrick H. Lartz, longtime resident of Washington passed away peacefully in home hospice care with his close friend, Brad Goodspeed, on May 29, 2019.

Seattle sports community celebrated by high school hall of fame inductees  Q13 News Seattle

Doug Christie played 15 seasons in the NBA, but he says some of the toughest games he played were in his south Seattle neighborhood growing up.

4 Seattle High Schools Ranked Among 20 Best In Washington  Seattle, WA Patch

WA Schools On Elite US News List - Seattle, WA - The annual U.S. News & World Report best high school rankings are out. See where local high schools ...

Some Seattle school PTAs can afford extra teachers. Should they spread the wealth?  KUOW News and Information

Roosevelt High School in north Seattle is a fundraising machine. The school's fundraising groups have $3.5 million in assets. Its foundation has paid for ...

2 Seattle High School Bands In Essentially Ellington Competition

2 Seattle High School Bands In Competition - Seattle, WA - The prestigious Essentially Ellington competition happens at Lincoln Center in New York in May.

Teens get more sleep, show improved grades and attendance with later school start time, researchers find  UW Today

When Seattle Public Schools announced that it would reorganize school start times across the district for the fall of 2016, the massive undertaking took more ...

Roosevelt High School through the years

Established four years after he died, Roosevelt High School carries with it the legacy of our 26th president. The local high school was named for him in 1922, ...

Seattle's all-female high school jazz band heads for national stage  Crosscut

Jahnvi Madan went to band and jazz band practice Thursday morning at Bellevue's Newport High School. Afterward, she practiced the baritone sax at home all ...

Seattle students: 'The sea is rising and so are we'  KUOW News and Information

Students skipped school today to rally against climate change at Cal Anderson Park in Seattle, joining forces with youth activists in more than 100 cities around ...

Washington's best public high schools ranked  KOMO News

SEATTLE – With classes starting up again in less than a month, what better way to ring in the school year than knowing what the best public high schools are in ...

More Roosevelt High School freshman coming to class drunk or high  Q13 FOX

SEATTLE -- An increasing number of students at a local high school are using drugs or alcohol during school hours, officials said, with more than half of the ...

Washington’s National Merit Scholarship semifinalists named; Seattle’s Lakeside tops list  The Seattle Times

Washington's semifinalists, along with 16000 others across the nation, had the highest scores on the 2017 PSAT taken by 1.6 million high school juniors last ...

New Seattle earthquake study shakes hopes for park or housing atop Roosevelt reservoir  The Seattle Times

A new city study says the reservoir would be vital for emergency purposes, including firefighting, after a catastrophic earthquake.

Later School Start Times Increase Sleep, Attendance and Grades: Study | Education

In 2017, the Seattle School District decided to delay the start time for secondary schools from 7:50 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. This change allowed a team of researchers ...

Bill Resler, former Roosevelt High School basketball coach and University of Washington tax law professor, dies at age 71  KIRO Seattle

Bill Resler, the longtime University of Washington tax professor-turned high school girl's basketball coach who led the Roosevelt Roughriders to their first state ...

Are measles a risk at your kid’s school? Explore vaccination-exemption data with our new tool  Seattle Times

Dozens of people are sick with measles after an outbreak in Clark County, Wash. Use our tool to look up vaccination rates in your kids' school.

Seattle teen redesigns streets near his school

A Seattle teen saw some safety issues in the neighborhood surrounding his school and decided to redesign the streets and sidewalks.

Puget Sound school districts trying to recruit — and keep — more teachers of color  The Columbian

SEATTLE — When you're tasked with bringing more people of color to work in schools, the regular rules of recruiting don't apply.

Sleepmore in Seattle: Later school start times are associated with more sleep and better performance in high school students  Science Advances

Most teenagers are chronically sleep deprived. One strategy proposed to lengthen adolescent sleep is to delay secondary school start times. This would allow ...

High School in the Spotlight: Roosevelt High  Broadway World

This week's High School in the Spolight mention goes to the Drama Department at Roosevelt High School in Seattle, Washington! Read on to learn more about ...

2 Seattle High Schools To Compete In National Jazz Competition

2 Seattle HS To Compete In National Jazz Comp - Seattle, WA - Competition events will take place beginning on Thursday, May 10th and will continue through ...

2019 Seattle City Council Candidate Forum Smörgasbord [Updates]  Seattle, WA Patch

2019 Seattle Candidate Forums List - Seattle, WA - See upcoming candidate forums for all 2019 Seattle City Council races — and let us know if you have one ...

Famous people who attended Seattle-area schools

There are many notable people who went to high school in the Seattle area, though there may be a few stories you haven't heard before. At one point in the ...

Lake Washington High Schools Ranked Best In Nation: U.S. News  Redmond, WA Patch

Washington Has 3 U.S. News Best Schools - Redmond, WA - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country. See how ...

From Tumwater to Seattle, students unite in gun walkout  Crosscut

Absent any school bell to prompt them, thousands of teenagers in schools across Puget Sound left their classrooms as the clock struck 10 on Wednesday ...

Bellevue Schools Ranked Among Best In Nation: U.S. News  Bellevue, WA Patch

Washington Has 3 U.S. News Best Schools - Bellevue, WA - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country. See how ...

Newark Academy Band To Compete In 24th Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival  New Jersey Stage

(LIVINGSTON, NJ) -- Jazz at Lincoln Center has announced that Newark Academy is among 15 finalists who will compete in the 24th Annual Essentially ...

See how one email changed lives of 5 Seattle friends

This is the story of how one email changed the course of a dream for five Seattle teens in the music scene.

Measles Outbreak 2019: Demand For Vaccine Spikes In Pacific Northwest  NPR

Clinics in the Pacific Northwest are ordering 10 times the vaccine for measles, mumps and rubella as they normally do because some who have avoided ...

Trey Muse officially signs as Homegrown Player  Sounder At Heart

Arguably the best amateur American goalkeeper has agreed to start his professional career with the Seattle Sounders. Trey Muse, who spent two seasons with ...

4 Washington high schools rank among top 150 in U.S.

Four Washington state high schools have been ranked among the top 150 high schools in the country according to US News & World Report.

‘It was like he was in your car with you’: Popular Seattle DJ Norm Gregory dies at 74  The Seattle Times

Norm Gregory was a popular radio personality who harked back to the era before downloaded music, when disc jockeys had large followings of listeners.

DNA leads to charges after sexual assault victim jams finger up suspect’s nose  Q13 FOX

SEATTLE -- King County prosecutors have charged a suspect in a 2014 sexual assault on a woman walking home in the Belltown neighborhood of Seattle.

Kittitas and its five seniors preparing for their final state appearance as a group  Daily Record-News

KITTITAS — Tim Ravet had trouble sleeping one night. The Kittitas Secondary School boys basketball head coach was in search of a theme for the 2018-19 ...

Washington’s 2018 state test scores still show large gaps between student groups  The Seattle Times

Students in Washington showed slight improvement on English exams but still performed poorly in math.

Going deep and reaching high for the album 'Thirsty Ghost'  Dailyuw

Disclosure: I attended the same middle and high school jazz program as Sara Gazarek and was occasionally coached by her, though we have no personal ...

Franklin High School through the years

Franklin High School may have been the second high school built in Seattle, but it's the oldest one still around. The school first started 111 years ago as a way to ...

The rush to drive for the first time is slowing down for many teens  Q13 News Seattle

James Fischer is an easy going 15-year-old, considering he allowed Q13 News to follow along to witness the uncertainties of learning how to drive.

Police: Gang members kidnap, shoot at Roosevelt High student  Seattle Post Intelligencer

Police said a Roosevelt High School student was kidnapped and assaulted by several violent gang members late last month, and the department Gang Unit is ...

James Gordon Carter: May 14, 1932 - Jan. 7, 2019  South Whidbey Record

James Gordon Carter, born May 14, 1932, died Jan. 7, 2019 at the age of 86 years.

Best High Schools In Washington 2017: U.S. News And World Report

Best High Schools In Washington 2017 - Seattle, WA - The annual list is out and 54 Washington state schools rank among the best in the U.S. Find out which ...

Northwest Center is helping find meaningful jobs for disabled adults

For Down Syndrome Awareness month we discuss how disabled people are navigating their careers.

High school seniors from across Washington state commit to STEM by signing letters of intent  GeekWire

Top athletes may get much of the attention when it comes to signing days and committing to a university to continue playing a particular sport. But in Seattle on ...

Growing number of Washington students report they've thought about suicide — or attempted it  The Seattle Times

In the latest Healthy Youth Survey, a higher percentage of Washington students reported high anxiety and said they have considered or attempted suicide.

Kittitas boys advance to District Championship  Daily Record-News

CHELAN – Brewster High School boys basketball hasn't had much luck against the two-time state champion Kittitas Secondary School Coyotes.

Sera Cahoone, Sir Mix-a-Lot, and The Gundersen Family - KEXP

KEXP's the Music that Matters for the week of 12/18.

Leon Clay Whiteside: July 29, 1938 - Nov. 7, 2018  South Whidbey Record

Leon Clay Whiteside, age 80, of Greenbank, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, at Careage of Whidbey.

Seattle Holiday Events Calendar 2018  Seattle Weekly

Make the most of the season with 100+ regional festivals, concerts, stage shows, and more.

Seattle is booming, so what’s with all the abandoned homes?

Seattle may seem to be losing its eyesores. The University District's Tubs – disgusting in life as a hot tub hangout, artsy in its abandonment – is long gone.

Announcing The 23rd Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition And Festival Winners  Broadway World

Jazz at Lincoln Center proudly announces the three top-placing high school jazz bands in the nation that took the highest honors tonight at the prestigious 23rd ...

The sheriffs resisting Washington's new gun laws: 'I'm not going to enforce that'  The Guardian

Newly implemented ballot initiative and upcoming bills could produce some of the strictest gun laws in the US.

Sounders have signed Trey Muse, report says  Sounder At Heart

Goalkeeper played recently for Indiana University, USMNT U20s.

Brock Ravet makes history again, Kittitas rolls into state with a first-round bye  Daily Record-News

ELLENSBURG — It wasn't anything but a routine free throw for Brock Ravet. Three dribbles, a slight pull back of the left foot and release.

Oregon's 'haves' and 'have-nots': Concussion investigation highlights role of athletic trainers  InvestigateWest

As with many issues in Oregon education, student safety — and specifically concussions — comes down to a case of the “haves” and “have nots.” That's one of ...

Rainier Beach High School through the years

There was a time when Rainier Beach High School would've carried a very different name: Gompers. During the planning stages for the school in the late '50s, ...

The man who once chased the far-right out of the GOP  Crosscut

Dan Evans hadn't seen the letter for decades. In fact, he'd forgotten he'd even written it. But when his father presented him with the handwritten missive shortly ...

Dierks Bentley to Host CMA Foundation Music Teachers of Excellence Awards  Broadway World

The CMA Foundation, a national music education nonprofit and the philanthropic arm of the Country Music Association, will hold its fourth annual Music ...

Photo Essay: 8 Reasons Students Walked Out Over Gun Laws  YES! Magazine

On Wednesday, one month after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, students from more than 3,000 schools ...

Jury reaches verdict in Ride the Ducks civil trial  KIRO Seattle

SEATTLE - Feb. 7 Update: Jurors awarded $123 million dollars to the plaintiffs in the Ride the Ducks crash. The jury split the blame for the crash between Ride ...

High school coach accused of asking team to find him dates resigns  Q13 FOX

SEATTLE -- A well-known softball coach has resigned after allegations he used his high school players to get him dates. Coach Troy Hennum, 25, was accused ...

$11.5M and counting, Pearl Jam’s Home Shows raise money to combat homelessness  The Seattle Times

Pearl Jam's Aug. 8 and 10 concerts at Safeco Field — the band's first Seattle dates in five years — are the centerpiece of a week's worth of events and...

What Teachers Earn In Seattle (And Why Other Districts Pay More)  KUOW News and Information

Standing outside Roosevelt High School on Thursday, a Seattle teacher held up the gold standard. It was the tentative contract for Everett schools, which ...

State Wrestling: Tonasket matmen three-peat; Lake Roosevelt claims second  Omak Okanogan County Chronicle

TACOMA - Tonasket High School's wrestling team captured its third straight 1B/2B state championship Feb. 15-16 at the Tacoma Dome.

Trey Muse represents landmark signing for Sounders’ home-stay program  Sounder At Heart

At just 19 years old and standing 6-foot-4 with cat-like reflexes, Trey Muse has the combination of youth, size and skill that coaches drool over. It's not at all ...

Kenneth Edwin Leader  Yakima Herald-Republic

Ken was born in Seattle, WA to Elmer Leader, a prominent Seattle attorney, and Evelyn Rosaaen Leader, a teacher and homemaker. He attended John Marshall ...

Brown University men's soccer unveils 7-player recruiting class

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Via Brown University) – Friends of Brown Men's Soccer Head Coaching Chair Patrick Laughlin is pleased to announce the addition of seven ...

LIST: Best high schools in Washington state

SEATTLE -- Washington state high schools are among the 6218 best nationally ranked schools to attend.

How racially diverse is your school? Use our interactive to find out  The Seattle Times

Using a common calculation to measure diversity, Sanislo Elementary in West Seattle turns out to be the most racially mixed public school in the state.

Grass Valley Fire grows to nearly 75,000 acres, 10 percent contained

The Grass Valley Fire is burning in Douglas County and parts of Grant County started as a small brush. A firefighter was taken to Harborview Medical Center in ...

Student Walkouts Planned Friday On 19th Anniversary Of Columbine  Seattle, WA Patch

Friday Student Walkouts Will Protest Gun Violence - Seattle, WA - Students at schools around Puget Sound will stage a walkout at 10 a.m., part of a nationwide ...

Election 2018: Here’s a look at Tuesday’s results in Washington state  The Seattle Times

When the nation's eyes turned to the West Coast, Democrat Kim Schrier held a 6 percentage point lead over Republican Dino Rossi in Washington's 8th ...

Seattle's Old Spaghetti Factory closing in December

After 46 years, Old Spaghetti Factory in Seattle is closing.

How Election Day unfolded: Democrats take control of U.S. House; Kim Schrier holds wide lead  The Seattle Times

Seattle Times journalists provided live coverage of the midterm elections and up-to-the-minute results for races in Seattle, King County, Washington state and ...

Meet the 2017 Education Lab Student Voices columnists  The Seattle Times

Over the next six months, we'll be publishing stories about education by 11 talented young students from around the state.

Students at Seattle’s Ingraham High School diagnosed with whooping cough  Q13 FOX

SEATTLE -- At least two students at Ingraham High School have been diagnosed with whooping cough in the last few days, according to school administrators.

Pilot Composites Workshop Wows Students  Advanced Manufacturing

Students at Seattle's Roosevelt High School learned that carbon fiber is a magical material during a pilot composites workshop.

Seattle area's best high schools 2018

School ranking website Niche recently unveiled its 2018 assessment of the Seattle area's best public high schools. RELATED: Washington's best school districts ...

Newark Academy Takes Second Prize in the Essentially Ellington Jazz Band Competition

Newark Academy, a private school in Livingston, N.J., came in second at the 23rd Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition, held over.

STG Announces HOT JAVA COOL JAZZ 2018  Broadway World

The stage is set for Starbucks 23nd Annual Hot Java Cool Jazz to once again delight Seattle-area jazz fans as the region's top young musicians come together ...

Area high schools take three of 15 spots in Super Bowl' of national jazz competitions  WMSN Fox 47 Madison

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. - Three southern Wisconsin high schools are among 15 chosen to attend a national jazz competition and festival in New York this spring.

Boy in Amber Alert dramatically rescued in Seattle, 2 men arrested

A boy who was the subject of an Amber Alert out of Lake Forest Park Wednesday afternoon was rescued and two men, one believed to be his father, were taken ...

The Best Music Shows in Seattle: Summer 2018 - Things to Do

The Stranger's critics' picks for the best summer events.

Annals of "Liberals Destroy Everything They Touch," Seattle Edition

These are just a few of the stories at the top of the KOMO News site this morning. Every single story shows how the radicals running local government have ...

Here’s where the Sounders stand going into 2019  Sounder At Heart

The season ended over 3 months ago. Let's catch you up on what happened during the hot stove league.

Halphen, Jenkins And Stoddard Participate In Boeing STEM Letter Of Intent Signing Day - The Seattle Medium  Seattle Medium

Chandler Jenkins, a senior at Tri-Cities Prep in Pasco, poses with family members after signing his STEM Letter of Intent to attend Georgia Institute of ...

Songbook Academy Announces 2018 Finalists  Broadway World

They rank among the top high school-age vocalists in the nation, hailing from Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle, Chicago, Cincinnati, New York City, Washington, ...

Hall High chosen for Lincoln Center jazz band competition  West Hartford News

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Jazz at Lincoln Center announced William H. Hall High School in West Hartford is one of 15 bands that will compete in the 23rd annual ...

Seattle radio’s king of country goes soft rock

KMPS-FM, once the Northwest's go-to for county music, is no more. The rebrand came Monday, with KMPS's parent company Entercom Communications Corp.

Essentially Ellington Final Concert Live Stream on Now  The Syncopated Times

15 exceptional High School Bands compete in the final phase of the prestigious Essentially Ellington competition. You can watch the final performances of the ...

The 41 Best Music Shows in Seattle This Week: Dec 24, 2018-Jan 1, 2019

For Christmas Eve through New Year's Day, our music critics have picked everything from Remembering Aretha Franklin to an evening of rich and deep R&B ...

September Flavors of the Month: Seattle Food & Drink Specials To Try Now

Fig and honey cupcakes, peach plum ice cream, and more local food & drink specials to try in September.

National Merit Scholarship program announces semifinalists  The Seattle Times

The National Merit Scholarship program Wednesday released the names of students who have excelled academically, allowing them to compete for big ...

Gunman sought after 3 killed, 2 injured in U-District shooting  KOMO News

A witness told KOMO News that moments after shots rang out, "a woman ran down the streets and yelled to get back inside; (she said) there was a man with a ...

Washington state students hold steady on state tests, making 'little progress'  Seattle Times

Across the state, only seventh-grade students improved from 2016 on the reading tests, and sixth- and seventh-graders improved slightly in math.

The 31 Best Music Shows in Seattle This Week: Aug 20-26, 2018

This week, our music critics have picked everything from indie rock weirdos Modest Mouse to the face-melting and tear-inducing Next Exit: An Evening of ...

New immigrant students find comfort at a school all their own  Seattle Globalist

The Seattle World School provides a welcoming environment to new students from around the globe. But many struggle to move on to mainstream schools.

Nathan Hale High School through the years  Seattle Post Intelligencer

Image 1 of 58. Opened in Northeast Seattle in 1963, Nathan Hale High School is home of the Raiders and C89.5 FM, a popular, student-run, dance-music radio ...

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