Diagnosed with temporary nervous depression with a slight hysterical tendency, the play’s main character, Jan, is confined to an upstairs bedroom to rest. With nothing but the wallpaper to keep her company, she becomes obsessed and soon descends into madness. This classic short story highlights the ills in women’s healthcare. [Read more...]
Keep calm and math on!
And by that we mean attend the Julia Robinson Math Festival, Sunday, November 2, 1:00-4:00 pm.
LAKEWOOD – Beachwood, Tillicum and Oakwood Elementary Schools were named 2014 Schools of Distinction from The Center for Educational Effectiveness in partnership with the Association of Educational Service Districts, the Association of Washington School Principals, Washington Association of School Administrators, Washington State School Directors’ Association and Washington State Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
Every student who takes a pledge against using plastic shopping bags will be given a free Pierce College reusable shopping bag that reads, “Pierce College: Together Making a Difference.”
By Jon Esken
Kiyrie, a senior at Lakes High School, was selected to be the Athlete of the Week based on his dedication to academics, community involvement, leadership, and athletic performance. Kiyrie holds a 3.988 GPA, ranking sixth in his class of 299 students. He has earned several college credits through the heavy course load of AP and honors courses he has taken. Kiyrie helps younger students succeed both academically and athletically by serving as an Ignite Mentor and a volunteer assistant coach for the Lakewood Lumberjacks youth football team.
When Maria Medina bakes she welcomes memories of her childhood in Los Angeles.
She remembers watching her mother cook and bake for her and her five brothers and sisters. Medina fondly remembers the carrot cake, and when she lists the ingredients she is sure to include “love.” [Read more...]
Pierce College alum Greg Marks may be well on his way to Hollywood as an actor and filmmaker, but fame is not exactly what he’s after. He’s already achieved his goal to work on just about every film made in Washington state over the past year. But his true passion is to empower people to have the courage to pursue their own dreams and goals.
In conjunction with Disability Awareness Month, Clover Park Technical College’s Veterans Resource Center and Disability Resources Office hosted representatives from the Washington Department of Veteran Affairs for a special campus event Oct. 22.
It’s nearly time to start planning the menu for the holidays, and Clover Park Technical College Culinary Arts Instructor Chef William Jolly has a dish for you.
Chef Jolly and Culinary Arts student Kelson Williams presented a 15-minute “Cooking for the Holidays” demo at the Tacoma Holiday Food and Gift Festival at the Tacoma Dome Oct. 22.
By Jon Esken
Give Yisrael Stephens a 100-yard game. Mark him down as another Lakes running back rushing towards the next level. Just don’t ask the junior about his statistics because he is focused more on team wins than personal numbers. [Read more...]