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Letter to the editor: Roosevelt High School PTSA responds to KUOW PTA article  KUOW News and Information

You recently published an article titled “Here's why rich Seattle schools can afford extra teachers and fancy gadgets,” that contained several misleading ...

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.

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 ...

Roosevelt HS Jazz at Essentially Ellington Festival

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

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, ...

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 ...

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.

Live Blog: Seattle Students to Walk Out of Class to Call for Stricter Gun Laws

This morning at 10 am local time, students across Seattle and the nation are walking out of class for 17 minutes—one minute to mark each person murdered in a ...

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.

Slog PM: Seattle Is Finally Good for Tech, Local Mosquito Is Naughty

First person ever contracts West Nile virus from allegedly local mosquito: This is not that exciting. Other people in King County have had West Nile virus, they've ...

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 ...

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.

Mercer Island HS Ranked Among Best In WA: U.S. News  Mercer Island, WA Patch

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Northwest Center is helping find meaningful jobs for disabled adults

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

‘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.

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.

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

$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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

Special Olympics Unified Robotics Championship Shines the Spotlight on Inclusion and Ingenuity  GlobeNewswire

Pacific Science Center hosts third annual championship on November 18 – whose robot will reignsupreme?

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 ...

All evacuation notices for Coulee Dam and Grand Coulee area cancelled for Grass Valley Fire

The Grass Valley Fire has burned more than 75000 acres and is 87 percent contained as of Tuesday.

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.

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.

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 ...

LIST: Best high schools in Washington state

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

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 ...

Sidney (Sid) Iverson: July 31, 1933 - Aug. 18, 2018  Whidbey News-Times

Sidney Iverson, 85, of Seattle, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family, on Aug. 18, 2018. Born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, he was ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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, ...

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, ...

Seattle's Old Spaghetti Factory closing in December

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

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 ...

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

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

We've Been Presented with Two Options: Militarization or Regulation  The Nation.

For me, school is a refuge. I cannot imagine that sanctity violated by the introduction of weapons.

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.

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 ...

Busboy who held dying RFK speaks of lingering pain  The Spokesman-Review

Juan Romero was a teenage Mexican immigrant working as a hotel busboy 50 years ago when he was thrust into one of the seminal moments of the decade.

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.

How to Be a Pacifist in a Gun-Loving Country  The Nation.

Students at Roosevelt High School take part in a nationwide protest against gun violence on March 14, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo / Manuel Valdes). EDITOR'S ...

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.

Seattle's vacant buildings have created big problems — and a potential solution to homelessness  The Seattle Times

The city's empty buildings are a sign of prosperity, but a nightmare for neighbors and police. Meanwhile, a homeless advocate wonders whether the abandoned ...

Seattle's Best Areas For Affordable Homes Near Quality Schools  Curbed Seattle

One of the most important questions a family asks before buying a new home is "What are the local schools like?" Most real estate search sites offer a school ...

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.

Ex-UW Huskies star Brandon Roy hired as Nathan Hale basketball coach  The Seattle Times

Besides a new coach in Roy — a former Garfield High School standout who was the 2005-06 Pac-10 Player of the Year at UW — Nathan Hale also will have two ...

Union suspends strike; school to start Thursday in Seattle  The Seattle Times

The Seattle Education Association's board of directors and its representative assembly both voted to recommend approval of a tentative agreement.

Schools Give Young Girls Taxpayer Funded Birth Control Implants Without Parental Consent  The Libertarian Republic

By: Laura Meyers. In Washington state, kids being taught inaccurate American history being will soon be the least of parents' worries about the public school ...

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 ...

The 45 Best Music Shows in Seattle This Week: June 18-24, 2018

This week, our music critics have picked everything from pop-classical great Andrea Bocelli to KEXP's GAYEXP Pride party with Sassyblack, Sashay, and ...

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.

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 ...

Top-10: Best NBA Players to Come Out of Seattle  CBS Seattle

Despite the National Basketball Association leaving the Puget Sound area over eight years ago, Seattle still remains a hotbed for the game of basketball.

Inside the Fight to Bring Parole Back to Washington State  Seattle Weekly

Nearly 3000 people are serving life sentences in Washington prisons. Should they be offered a chance at freedom?

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 ...

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.

Jayapal has backing of progressives, youth, unions in Washington's 7th District House race  The Seattle Times

Pramila Jayapal founded the immigrant-rights nonprofit One America after the 9/11 terror attacks and later was active in the $15 minimum-wage movement.

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.

A Brief Hiphop History of The (Now) Late, Great Jonathan Moore

I first formally met Jonathan Moore, who passed on Wednesday at the age of 47, in the summer of 2014 while conducting initial research interviews for my book, ...

'A fitting tribute': Olympic Wilderness renamed for longtime outdoors advocate, former Gov. Dan Evans  The Seattle Times

Washington's former governor and U.S. senator was honored Friday for a lifetime of bipartisan accomplishment with the renaming of one of his favorite places, ...

First U.S. Army Mountain Ski Unit Formed at Fort Lewis  Nisqually Valley News

On Nov. 15, 1941, shortly before the U.S. enters World War II, the first United States Army mountain ski unit is created.

Seattle School District Faces $29 Million In Sex Abuse Liability  KUOW News and Information

According to a letter KUOW has obtained from Seattle Public Schools to the Washington State Auditor's Office, the district faces $29 million in claims and ...

TV meteorologist no longer at station; minors say he solicited them

DES MOINES — Meteorologist Frank Scaglione is no longer an employee of KCCI-TV, an executive at the Des Moines station said.

Susan Gould, two-term state senator, dies at age 87  The Daily Herald

EDMONDS — Susan Gould strongly supported women's rights but was never one to carry a banner in a march.

Seattle media icon J Michael Kenyon (1944-2017)  Sportspress Northwest

Legendary Pacific Northwest journalist, talk-show host, media character and wit J Michael Kenyon passed away April 26 in Port Orford, OR. at age 73.

Last-Minute Plans: 121 Free, Cheap & Easy Things To Do In Seattle This Weekend: May 18-20, 2018

No advance planning required for these cheap events.

Cuong Vu and Students Pave Path for Jazz in Seattle  New York Times

SEATTLE. THE atmosphere at Cafe Racer, a coffeehouse and bar in the University District here, skews distinctly postgrunge, with its scuffed floor and ...

Vestal: ‘Citizen’ and ‘illegal’ are nuanced concepts  The Spokesman Review

Is Guillermo Guzman a good teacher and contributing member of his community? Or is he merely illegal?

Charges dismissed on former LR teacher - The Star  The Star of Grand Coulee

After years of court dates and a life put on hold, a former Lake Roosevelt High School Spanish teacher had a burden lifted by Okanogan County.

6 homes for sale along King County Metro route 62  Curbed Seattle

King County Metro Route 62 starts downtown, then heads north using a somewhat unconventional route. After passing through South Lake Union, it travels up ...

Frank DeMiero closes career with Sno-King Chorale - By Brian Soergel  Edmonds Beacon

Award-winning music educator and conductor Frank DeMiero will close out his career with Edmonds-based Sno-King Community Chorale by directing the ...

UW announces president's medalists for 2011-12 | UW  UW Today

The University of Washington has announced the freshman, sophomore and junior medalists – the outstanding students in their respective classes – based on ...

Linda Mastro: The woman behind the man - Puget Sound  Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)

Michael R. Mastro said his wife was a reason he resisted cooperating with the bankruptcy trustee.

Building Irony - News

Sound Transit Derails Neighborhood Development.

Smoke from Washington wildfires drifts over Puget Sound

Smoke from the massive wildfires in Central Washington blanketed the Puget Sound this weekend, but the winds are expected to shift and push out the haze by ...

Memorial gallery: January | Southern Idaho Local News  Times-News

Here, we remember south-central Idahoans who died. The photos were provided by families to accompany their obituaries in the Times-News.

Feds: Disgraced Seattle coach taped himself having sex with girl  Seattle Post Intelligencer

On the eve of sentencing on id theft charges, federal prosecutors claim a disgraced Seattle-area coach was caught with child pornography but dodged charges ...

Celebrities from Seattle and Washington

Image 1 of 65. Chris Pratt grew up in Lake Stevens in Snohomish County, where his dad was a home remodeler and his mom works at the local Safeway.

Seattle teacher strike keeps kids home on 1st day of school  The Columbian

SEATTLE -- Thousands of Seattle teachers awash in red hoisted signs exclaiming "On Strike!" Wednesday after contract negotiations broke down and they ...

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