Recognizing excellence

The 12th annual program will honor 36 high school seniors from the Peninsula School District.

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    Voyager science fair helps to prepare students for critical thinking

    While we enjoyed the crashing waves that battered the levy just outside our timeshare condo at Ocean Shores last month, Voyager Elementary held its always spectacular Science Fair.


    Peninsula district board talks finances, curriculum

    The Peninsula School District Board of Directors talked about the budget, financing measures and curriculum at its regular meeting Thursday night at Key Peninsula Middle School.


    Kevin Pszczola

    Kevin Pszczola has challenged himself with difficult classes throughout high school, and he’s received many academic accolades. His resume includes the Boy Scouts of America — he’s working on his Eagle Scout award — and several clubs, including Knowledge Bowl and Model...


    Carolyn McCann

    Carolyn McCann is an accomplished athlete whose dream is to qualify for the Olympics. She has been swimming since she was 4 years old, and she’s a school and state record-holder.


    Marcy Channon

    Marcy Channon is a talented artist and writer, a dedicated scholar and an entrepreneur. She’s been taking college classes through the Running Start program for the past two years while she’s maintained a 3.9 grade-point average.


    Coleman Anderton

    Coleman Anderton has been described as a focused, creative person who is dedicated to serving others. He has a long list of accomplishments, including numerous theater roles, community service through the Boy Scouts of America and leadership activities at his church.


    Computer Club has code for success

    Patrick Ellis, a graduate of Gig Harbor High School, noticed something when he first started taking computer science classes at the University of Washington.


    Lawmakers want court to acknowledge failed education efforts

    After meeting Monday with attorneys, state lawmakers say they’ll convene again April 29 to finalize the Legislature’s report to the state Supreme Court on a long-term plan to fund education in Washington.

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    Key Peninsula Middle School students help art mural come to life

    Two Waters Arts Alliance after-school art club artist Jessica Smeall spent several weeks in January at Key Peninsula Middle School on a project with students from grades six through eight as they created an “upcycled” stewardship pole.


    Caleb Riggs

    Caleb Riggs is an accomplished athlete and a well-rounded student. He is a member of the Peninsula High School swimming and diving team as well as a club team, and he practices and competes year-round.

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