Clover Park High School art students to be recognized for mural

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Nearly a dozen Clover Park High School (CPHS) art students will be honored Thursday, April 24 by members of the U.S. Army’s 513th Transportation Company for designing and painting a mural in the company’s boardroom. The mural shows scenes of the company’s history. Company representatives will present students with special coins and certificates.

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Eight CPSD schools honored with Washington Achievement Awards

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Eight Clover Park School District (CPSD) schools have won Washington Achievement Awards, the state’s highest honor. Schools were recognized as top performers in one of six categories: Overall Excellence; High Progress; Reading Growth; Math Growth; Extended Graduation Rate (awarded to high schools and comprehensive schools only); and English Language Acquisition.

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Trueit named Educator of the Month

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Jennifer Trueit, a first grade teacher at Lakeview Hope Academy in Clover Park School District, was named Lakewood Rotary’s Educator of the Month at the club’s regular meeting on Friday, April 11.  With Michael Auton (principal of Lakeview Hope Academy) in attendance as well, Rotarian Kim Prentice noted that Jennifer is described as a leader among her peers.  She demonstrates sound instructional delivery in each of the five elements of teaching:
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Tillicum Elementary Students Help Girl Scouts Build a Library

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By Bettye Craft

The five members of Girl Scout Troop 40332 will be graduating this year and as their final community service project they decided to partner with the African Library Project. The Troop will be collecting 1000 books and $500 that will be used to furnish a library in Chawe Primary School in Malawi.

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I-728 public hearing scheduled and meeting schedule changed

The Clover Park School District Board of Directors will host a public hearing regarding the district’s use of Initiative 728 funds for the 2013-14 school year.  Initiative 728 funds were discontinued by the state in 2009. This report covers the use of carryover funds expended during the current school year.

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Around the Sound: Mann Middle School wins 2014 Battle of the Books

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Students from five Clover Park Middle Schools “battled” at Lakewood Library on March 24 for bragging rights from this year’s Battle of the Books.

No, they weren’t tossing books around. Contrary to all too many negative reports about the decline of reading, Clover Park School students actually are Reading. Their efforts paid off this past Monday.

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