Education

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Music teacher Jesse Reynolds leads a sixth-grade band class through a song at Franklin School in Port Angeles.

Double-duty teaching keeps band program alive

Focus now is on reinvigorating program

After first vote failed, Quilcene voters to be asked to approve school levy

Measure that failed crucial for school funding, board members say

Paraeducators approve strike if impasse continues with PASD

Deadline is April 8

Paraeducator negotiations at impasse

Representatives of the Port Angeles School District and the Port Angeles Paraeducator Association said a Feb. 7 meeting with a mediator from… Continue reading

Sliding enrollment, special ed expenses hitting Port Angeles School District hard

Stagnating enrollment and an increase in students needing special education were worrisome trends when it came to its budget, the board of… Continue reading

Cape Flattery putting levy on February ballot

Replacement measure would collect nearly $2M over four-year period

Kirsten Williams, left, was one of three Port Angeles School Board members sworn in by Clallam County Superior Court Judge Simon Barnhart on Dec. 14. Stan Williams (no relation) and Sandy Long also took the oath at the board’s meeting. (Paula Hunt/Peninsula News)

Hamilton Elementary School wins top award

Port Angeles School District board members sworn in

Kirsten Williams, left, was one of three Port Angeles School Board members sworn in by Clallam County Superior Court Judge Simon Barnhart on Dec. 14. Stan Williams (no relation) and Sandy Long also took the oath at the board’s meeting. (Paula Hunt/Peninsula News)

Port Angeles School Board to swear in three members

The Port Angeles School Board will swear in two new members and one returning member in addition to recognizing Hamilton Elementary School… Continue reading

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Salish Sea Ecotourism and Hospitality students Julia Livingston, 17, left, dices basil while Trinity Williams, 18, creates garlic bread twists at the Port Angeles School District's commercial kitchen classroom.

Hospitality program training young chefs

Student-run cafe to open early next year

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Salish Sea Ecotourism and Hospitality students Julia Livingston, 17, left, dices basil while Trinity Williams, 18, creates garlic bread twists at the Port Angeles School District's commercial kitchen classroom.
Pictured, from left to right, are Sarah Ward, Henry Walsh, Yau Fu and Zachary Pullara

Academic achievement recognized in Port Angeles

Academic achievement The Port Angeles Education Foundation recently honored four members of Port Angeles High School with its Academic Achievement award. The annual award is… Continue reading

Pictured, from left to right, are Sarah Ward, Henry Walsh, Yau Fu and Zachary Pullara

PASD board renews pact with Lower Elwha

Discusses attendance, middle school design

Peninsula public schools resuming classes

Three North Olympic Peninsula public school districts have already resumed classes after summer break while others will open to students next week after the Labor… Continue reading

Christy E. Nelson is set to graduate, with honors, from Centralia College

Christy Nelson, PAHS class of 1979, has graduated from Centralia College.

Nelson graduates Christy E. Nelson has graduated, with honors, from Centralia College in Centralia with an Associate in Applied Science degree in nursing. The former… Continue reading

Christy E. Nelson is set to graduate, with honors, from Centralia College
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Hanan Zawideh is the new vice president of HR Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for Peninsula College.

New vice president starts at Peninsula College

Hanan Zawideh will lead college’s DEI efforts

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Hanan Zawideh is the new vice president of HR Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for Peninsula College.

Orchestra program assured at Port Townsend School District

Position now part-time, superintendent says

PASD talks 2023-24 budget funding, cuts

Community invited to ask questions, offer feedback

Restrooms final step of Spartan Stadium project

Cost gives school board members pause

PASD plans for staffing cuts; 10 percent reduction expected

Extent depends on funds from Legislature

Firm picked for site work of Monroe Playfield

The Port Angeles School Board has approved hiring Bruch & Bruch Construction of Port Angeles for the Monroe Playfield Project. The Port… Continue reading

Suzanne Ames.

Peninsula College described as small but mighty

President speaks of building workforce

Suzanne Ames.