Submitted by Peter Franklin Special Ed. math teacher James Fohrman submitted a grant request to purchase special writing tablets for his math students. “Individual whiteboards are a great way to allow the teacher to determine who is understanding the math and who needs extra help.”
The Clover Park Technical College Foundation received a boost to its emergency assistance programs for the 2016 holiday season, surpassing its fundraising goal of $2,500 as part of the worldwide #GivingTuesday event earlier this week.
Pierce College Volleyball may be a young team this year with only three sophomores, but these athletes have come together to enjoy a challenging but winning season. For the second year in a row, the team made it to the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) Championships, securing third place in the conference.
The December 2, 2016 edition of Steilacoom Historical School District’s Community Connections is online. Access it here.
STEILACOOM – Motivation and support come in many forms, including a cold nose and a warm heart. Steilacoom Historical School District welcomed its newest staff member Canine Companions for Independence Facility Dog Aura. Aura will assist handler Jim Seefeldt, District Physical Therapist, during his work with students.
Musicians from throughout the college community have rehearsed all throughout the quarter in preparation for upcoming Fall Quarter 2016 performances. All performances take place in Pierce College Puyallup’s Arts and Allied Health Building Theater. Here is the full schedule and preview of each performance happening this month!
Our hearts were broken Wednesday night, when a Tacoma police officer was shot and killed in the line of duty. Our thoughts go out to the officer’s family, the Tacoma Police Department and the Tacoma community.
People often say that if you choose a job you love, you’ll never work a day in your life. When Therron Rivers moved his family from Tucson, Arizona to Tacoma, his career goal was to do what he loved: broadcasting. “I wanted to care for my family better, so that we can have a better […]
On the 7th anniversary of the murder of four Lakewood Police Officers in a coffee shop, violence against police officers seems to continue. Nationwide, there have been several senseless attacks on officers, where they are suddenly ambushed and killed. On Friday’s Northwest Now, host Tom Layson takes a closer look at police officer safety, and what’s being done […]
In recognition of his significant contributions toward improving online courses, Pierce College’s James Johnson received the Director’s Award for Exceptional Service from nonprofit organization Quality Matters. The award is presented to members of the Quality Matters community who have gone above and beyond in improving the quality of online courses.