Education

Port Angeles schools: State funding still short

Gap for special education widening, officials say

Committee forms to support Quilcene school levy

Lack of communication cited for failed vote

More than 100 educators appeared at Thursday’s Port Angeles School District board meeting to show their support for paraeducators, who are seeking a 3.7 percent pay raise and have been working without a contract since Aug. 31. (Paula Hunt/Peninsula News)

Paraeducators fill school board meeting

Labor group asking for same raise teachers received

Principal Kristen Lunt (left), Student Lyndel Atwater, and Superintendent Marty Brewer. Lyndel who earned his token for the Inchy Bookworm Vending Machine by cleaning up sporting equipment after a football game without having to be asked.

New book vending machine inspires reading, positive behavior at Stevens Middle School

Stevens Middle School is the new owner of an Inchy Bookworm Vending Machine! Instead of dispensing snacks or drinks, this vending machine produces books. Administrators… Continue reading

Principal Kristen Lunt (left), Student Lyndel Atwater, and Superintendent Marty Brewer. Lyndel who earned his token for the Inchy Bookworm Vending Machine by cleaning up sporting equipment after a football game without having to be asked.

Sequim School Board adds appointee

Board directors unanimously agreed to appoint Maren Halvorsen

School delays due to inclement weather

There will be a two hour late start today for Sequim High School, Sequim Middle School, Helen Haller Elementary, Olympic Peninsula Academy and Dungeness Virtual… Continue reading

Icy roads prompt school closures

Quilcene School, 294715 U.S. Highway 101, is closed today for the second consecutive day due to weather and icy road conditions, according to a press… Continue reading

Schmeck resigns Sequim School Board seat

Directors to fill vacancy with appointment

Medical assisting program at Peninsula College earns accreditation

The medical assisting program at Peninsula College has earned accreditation from the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). The board voted in… Continue reading

Port Angeles High School Rotary Interact Club collecting clothes for homeless

The Port Angeles High School Rotary Interact club is conducting a clothing drive for the homeless through Friday, Dec. 10. The club… Continue reading

Laptop fund formed to help students

Laptops will be offered to students who are pursuing high school equivalency in the Peninsula College Transitional Program under a new collaboration… Continue reading

Jonathan Arakawa shares a story board with late Elwha Elder Ramona. The Port Angeles School District has a long standing relationship with the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, and celebrated that strong relationship during National Native American Heritage Month.

PASD marks Native American Heritage Month by celebrating the long partnership with Klallam Tribe

Government-to-government relationship nurtures education for, and about, Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe

Jonathan Arakawa shares a story board with late Elwha Elder Ramona. The Port Angeles School District has a long standing relationship with the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, and celebrated that strong relationship during National Native American Heritage Month.
Kristi Schmeck

Schmeck gets top votes in Sequim School Board race

Kristi Schmeck, a candidate for the Sequim School Board who can’t serve because she had withdrawn from the race, has won more votes… Continue reading

Kristi Schmeck
Kristi Schmeck
Kristi Schmeck
Sarah Methner.
Sarah Methner.
Port Angeles High School faculty and staff wait by the tennis courts on campus for further instructions after students were evacuated from the building on Tuesday. (Ken Park/Peninsula News)
Port Angeles High School faculty and staff wait by the tennis courts on campus for further instructions after students were evacuated from the building on Tuesday. (Ken Park/Peninsula News)

Peninsula College to host vaccination clinics

Students in virtual classes not required to be vaccinated

Bus driver Veronica Brenner, center, and paraeducator Liz Joers direct students to classrooms at Helen Haller Elementary and buses to Greywolf Elementary on Wednesday morning for the first day of school. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Class in session

Bus driver Veronica Brenner, center, and paraeducator Liz Joers direct students to classrooms at Helen Haller Elementary and buses to Greywolf Elementary on Wednesday morning… Continue reading

Bus driver Veronica Brenner, center, and paraeducator Liz Joers direct students to classrooms at Helen Haller Elementary and buses to Greywolf Elementary on Wednesday morning for the first day of school. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)