FORKS — The University of Washington is preparing for celebrations in Neah Bay, Forks and La Push this week.
As part of the UW Pipeline Project’s Alternative Spring Break program, undergraduates are leading hundreds of K-12 students in literacy arts, and environmental and earth-space science education across the state, according to a press release.
This year, the students and schools are hosting family celebration events in Neah Bay, Forks and La Push to bring the community together to support and enjoy projects students have been working on, the press release stated.
Projects include elementary students authoring stories of compassion in handmade books and middle school students working on environmental science projects and digital media arts projects focused on self-reflection.
The Neah Bay Family Celebration is set for Wednesday at Neah Bay Elementary School, 3560 Deer St. in Neah Bay. The time is to be determined.
The Forks Elementary School Celebration is set for 10 a.m. Friday at Forks Elementary School, 301 S. Elderberry Ave. in Forks.
The Quileute Tribal School Family Celebration is set for 2:30 p.m. Friday at Quileute Tribal School, 40 Ocean Drive in La Push.