Education

Hands on History scholarship application deadline announced

The North Olympic History Center has announced that Oct. 30 is the deadline for applications for its 2022 Hands on History scholarships.… Continue reading

 

National Merit Scholarship names several local students to program finals

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has named several local students as semifinalists in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program. Olivia D. Carroll,… Continue reading

 

Southern New Hampshire University names local students to dean’s list

Southern New Hampshire University has several local students on its dean’s list and president’s list for summer 2021. Tess Hayden, of Port… Continue reading

 

Zollman hired as Port Angeles Education Foundation as public relations director

Shelly Robins Zollman has been hired by the Port Angeles Education Foundation as public relations director. Zollman is a graduate of Port… Continue reading

The Port Angeles Branch of 1st Security Bank make a cash donation to Jefferson Elementary School from its Stuff the Bus campaign. 

Pictured, from left to right, are John James, Tyrone Beatty, Erica Rudesill, Rhonda Kromm and Britney Martin. 

The bank has hosted the annual fundraiser for more than ten years; this year’s campaign raised more than $41,000 state-wide in cash and essential supplies, like backpacks and notebooks, for local schools.

Stuff the Bus campaign yields school donations

The Port Angeles Branch of 1st Security Bank make a cash donation to Jefferson Elementary School from its Stuff the Bus campaign. Pictured, from left… Continue reading

The Port Angeles Branch of 1st Security Bank make a cash donation to Jefferson Elementary School from its Stuff the Bus campaign. 

Pictured, from left to right, are John James, Tyrone Beatty, Erica Rudesill, Rhonda Kromm and Britney Martin. 

The bank has hosted the annual fundraiser for more than ten years; this year’s campaign raised more than $41,000 state-wide in cash and essential supplies, like backpacks and notebooks, for local schools.

Mask dispute halts Sequim School Board meeting

A Sequim School Board meeting lasted just a few minutes before a dispute between audience members and the school board president about mask… Continue reading

Peninsula schools resume classes while COVID-19 cases rise

Sequim School District and the Quillayute Valley School District resume classes today

2021 Marketing Student of the Year Chase Cobb, on left, and 2021 Business Student of

the Year Abby Sanders.

Port Angeles High School announces 2021 business honors

The business and marketing department at Port Angeles High School has announced its 2021 business honors recipients. Abby Sanders, right, was named Business Student of… Continue reading

2021 Marketing Student of the Year Chase Cobb, on left, and 2021 Business Student of

the Year Abby Sanders.
Leo Ahlburg, Port Angeles High School, plans to study aeronautical engineering at the University of Washington.

Soroptimists award scholarships to local students

Soroptimist International of Port Angeles will award $1,000 academic scholarships to five local students. The students were evaluated upon academics, leadership, school… Continue reading

Leo Ahlburg, Port Angeles High School, plans to study aeronautical engineering at the University of Washington.
Queen of Angels School has announced that Ceci Kimball will be promoted to principal at the start of the 2021-2022 school year.

New principal at Queen of Angels named

Queen of Angels School has announced that Ceci Kimball will be promoted to principal at the start of the 2021-2022 school year.… Continue reading

Queen of Angels School has announced that Ceci Kimball will be promoted to principal at the start of the 2021-2022 school year.

Port Angeles resident graduates from Central College in Pella, Iowa

Marina Paul of Port Angeles graduated from Central College in Pella, Iowa, at a May 15 commencement. Paul earned a bachelor’s degree… Continue reading

The Port Angeles School District board of directors approved Julie Bryant as the new principal at Dry Creek Elementary School for the 2021-2022 school year.
The Port Angeles School District board of directors approved Julie Bryant as the new principal at Dry Creek Elementary School for the 2021-2022 school year.

Peninsula College lists fall 2020 honors

Peninsula College has announced the names of students who made its president’s list and honor roll for the fall 2020 quarter. President’s… Continue reading

University of Washington names autumn 2020 dean’s list

Dozens of Olympic Peninsula natives have been named to the University of Washington’s autumn 2020 dean’s list. To qualify, a student must have… Continue reading

Peninsula residents named to Eastern Washtington University dean’s list

Eastern Washington University recently released its dean’s list for the 2021 winter quarter. Undergraduate students must earn 12 quality hours with a grade-point… Continue reading

Forks schools ‘trailblazers’ as districts reopen

In-person teaching phased in for most

Enrollment dips in most Jefferson districts

Decline to be school-year-long issue