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Seattle's Roosevelt High School wins jazz band competition  KING5.com

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 ...



Clarence Acox, a giant of Northwest jazz, leaves a lasting legacy at Garfield High School as he retires  The Seattle Times

Clarence Acox, the 71-year-old nationally acclaimed jazz band director, led Garfield High School's jazz bands to the pinnacle of high school jazz competitions ...



Barbara M. Bray 1937-2019 - Edmonds, WA  Edmonds Beacon

Barbara is survived by her husband, Dr. Ronald E. Bray of Edmonds, Washington; her sister Susan Kirschner (William) of Vashon Island, Washington; her sons ...



Seattle high school's suicide prevention team helps save lives  KING5.com

Teens at a Roosevelt High School in Seattle are trying to erase the stigma surrounding mental illness.



King County candidates — AAPI candidates on the primary election ballot  Northwest Asian Weekly

Compiled by Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY. From top to bottom, left to right: Preetti Shridhar, Sam Cho, Holly Zhang, Janice Zahn, JD Yu, Marguerite Ye, ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



2 Seattle High School Bands In Essentially Ellington Competition  Patch.com

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



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 ...



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 ...



Roosevelt High School through the years  Seattle Post Intelligencer

Image 1 of 98. From Sir Mix-a-Lot to former U.S. Senator Dan Evans to guitarists with Pearl Jam and Guns N' Roses, Seattle's Roosevelt High School has ...



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 ...



GLADYS ANDREA PAUP  Bellevue Reporter

Gladys Andrea Paup passed away peacefully on June 3, 2019 in Seattle, WA at the age of 87.



JEAN CARTER DAVIS  Mercer Island Reporter

December 9,1917 – January 3, 2019. Jean Carter Davis will be well remembered by friends and family as a talented, curious, adventurous, and optimistic ...



Roosevelt HS Jazz at Essentially Ellington Festival  KING5.com

The Roosevelt High School (Seattle) Jazz Ensemble competes at the Essentially Ellington Festival 2018 at Lincoln Center in New York City.



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.



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 ...



Seattle teen redesigns streets near his school  KING5.com

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



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 ...



Later School Start Times Increase Sleep, Attendance and Grades: Study | Education  Sci-News.com

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 ...



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 ...



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.



The Best North Seattle Neighborhoods Near Light Rail  Seattlemag

Though the light rail stations are not set to open until 2021 in the North End, real estate agents have already started featuring this mass-transportation option in ...



Despite Public-School Funding Crisis, Local High School Theater Soars  Seattlemag

Generation 'Glee' takes Washington high school theater programs to new heights.



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 ...



Newark Academy Gears Up For National High School Jazz Band Competition with Intensive Workshop  New Jersey Stage

(LIVINGSTON, NJ) -- On Wednesday, March 27, Newark Academy, one of the 15 national finalists competing in Jazz at Lincoln Center's 24th Annual Essentially ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Hundreds Gather to Demand Action on Climate Change at Seattle's Youth Climate Strike  Seattlemag

Hundreds of supporters and student activists gathered on Wednesday morning in Capitol Hill's Cal Anderson park for a school walk out in support of The Green ...



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.



PRISCILLA (PAT) MITCHELL  Bellevue Reporter

Priscilla (Pat) Mitchell passed away at age 89. She was the beloved wife of Bob Mitchell for 57 years, mother of Lisa, Linda & Brian (Linda Hart) and ...



2 Seattle High Schools To Compete In National Jazz Competition  Patch.com

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 ...



Loretta M. Stibre Wilson: April 11, 1931 - March 7, 2019  South Whidbey Record

Loretta Wilson was born April 11, 1931 in Seattle and completed her earthly journey on March 7, 2019.



4 Washington high schools rank among top 150 in U.S.  KING5.com

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



See how one email changed lives of 5 Seattle friends  KING5.com

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



Franklin High School through the years  seattlepi.com

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 ...



Northwest Center is helping find meaningful jobs for disabled adults  KING5.com

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



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 ...



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 ...



Meet Washington state's 2019 teacher of the year  KUOW News and Information

Robert Hand was one of 9 finalists for the award in Washington state. He spoke to Marcie Sillman about the teachers who inspired him, why it's important to ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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

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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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

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.



Port Angeles attorney becomes Clallam Superior Court's first female judge  Peninsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — Gov. Jay Inslee named on Tuesday Port Angeles attorney and former Port Angeles City Council member Lauren Erickson as Clallam ...



Sera Cahoone, Sir Mix-a-Lot, and The Gundersen Family - KEXP  KING5.com

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



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.



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 ...



Seattle Holiday Events Calendar 2018  Seattle Weekly

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



THE COACH'S SON: Matt Pleasants helped steer Lake Roosevelt basketball back to prominence  Tribal Tribune

His dad wanted a baseball player, but understood his son's interests were in basketball. As 29-year-old tribal member Matt Pleasants says: His father Peewee ...



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.



Native American robotics team from rural reservation chases tech dreams at GeekWire Bash  GeekWire

In this small, rural community, away from the bustle and boom created by giant tech companies in growing cities like Seattle, the reach of STEM is still important, ...



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 ...



Famous people who attended Seattle-area schools  seattlepi.com

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 ...



LIST: Best high schools in Washington state  KING5.com

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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Seattle's Old Spaghetti Factory closing in December  KING5.com

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



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

Muse is the first of what could be a long line of Homegrown Players the Sounders find from outside the region.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Seattle area's best high schools 2018  seattlepi.com

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



Sounders have signed Trey Muse, report says  Sounder At Heart

Goalkeeper played recently for Indiana University, USMNT U20s.



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

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.



$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...



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 ...



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.



Obituaries, May 29, 2019  High Point Enterprise

Miriam Laura Bergt. COLFAX — Miriam Laura Bergt, asleep in Jesus at age 91, formerly of St. Louis, MO, and currently of Colfax, NC, died Sunday, May 26, ...



Bellevue student walked out to protest gun control supporters  MyNorthwest.com

A Bellevue High School sophomore participated in the March 14 student walkout. He was protesting gun control supporters, however.



Former Okanogan County undersheriff reflects on historic career  Tribal Tribune

Tribal member Joseph Somday never wanted to end up on the front page of a newspaper. Usually, that meant you did something wrong if you were a member of ...



Grass Valley Fire grows to nearly 75,000 acres, 10 percent contained  KING5.com

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 ...



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

The 2018 MLS postseason ended painfully, to say the least, for Seattle Sounders FC, losing in penalties to their biggest rival. Down two of their most important ...



Shane Proctor set to saddle up at Cheney Rodeo after whirlwind week of competitions  The Spokesman-Review

Catch Shane Proctor on any given day, and he probably won't be there the next.



Boy in Amber Alert dramatically rescued in Seattle, 2 men arrested  KING5.com

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 ...



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.



Annals of "Liberals Destroy Everything They Touch," Seattle Edition  Ricochet.com

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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



At what age are you an adult in America?  Crosscut

When are we grown up? That's a more complicated question than it seems, and one that's getting a workout in public policy. I know from my own experience as 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.



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.



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