CWA welcomes delegates for Global Teen Summit

TACOMACharles Wright Academy on Monday entered a full week of programming for its seventh annual Global Teen Summit. The Upper School welcomed high school student and faculty delegates from China, Colombia, Poland, and the United Kingdom on Thursday, Sept. 25, and Friday, Sept. 26, and will engage in cultural, social justice, and philanthropic exchanges through Oct. 5. [Read more...]

Emergency Coordination Plan Parent Informational Night

Steilacoom Historical School District No. 1 is hosting two informational meeting for parents, staff and community members, to address “Surviving the Active Killer Event: What Every Parent Needs to Know”. The first meeting will be held Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at Pioneer Middle School in DuPont from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. A similar meeting will be held Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at Steilacoom High School. Both meetings will be held in the main gymnasiums.

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Clover Park Technical College receives $2.5 million grant

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Department of Labor announced that Clover Park Technical College in Lakewood will receive a competitive grant of $2,499,973 for its Connecting Competencies to Employers (C2E) program.

The grant devotes resources to create a core mechatronics technician path designed for advanced manufacturing and industrial technology careers. This path allows students to pursue positions in high demand with companies in the South Sound area. [Read more...]

‘Spooktober’ at Pierce College Science Dome offers family friendly fun


LAKEWOOD – For the entire month of October, the Pierce College Science Dome will be transformed into the spooky night sky, with a brand new lineup of haunting productions that are sure to entertain children and adults alike. Most shows are designed for children 12 and under, providing the perfect family friendly Halloween activity. [Read more...]

Pierce and TCC are Leading the Way

Achieving the Dream announced the selection of 16 additional community colleges recognized as Achieving the Dream Leader Colleges—a national designation awarded to community colleges that commit to improving student success and closing achievement gaps. These colleges have shown how data can inform policy and practice to help community college students achieve their goals, resulting in improved skills, better employability, and economic growth for families, communities, and the nation as a whole.

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Lakes’ Magalei recognize for outstanding athletic performance

Lakes quarterback Jaiave Magalei in the September 12 game against Franklin Pierce.


Lakes quarterback Jaiave Magalei in the September 12 game against Franklin Pierce.

Lakes quarterback Jaiave Magalei in the September 12 game against Franklin Pierce.

Jaiave Magalei, a Lakes High School junior was named Player of the Week by the Washington Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) for exhibiting an outstanding performance. Additionally, he was voted the All-USA Western Washington High School Performer of the Week.