Education

Schools aim for full-time class in fall

Plans call for in-person instruction with masks

Jefferson County residents named to president’s list at Southern New Hampshire University

Two local students have been named to the winter 2021 president’s list at Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester, N.H. The honorees… Continue reading

Sequim resident named to dean’s list at Eastern New Mexico University

Carolee Edwards of Sequim has been named to the spring 2021 dean’s list at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, N.M. Students… Continue reading

Gary Neal.

Former Sequim School District superintendent Neal picked to lead Eatonville schools

Gary Neal, who was the Sequim School District superintendent from 2015-2019, has been was hired as superintendent for the Eatonville School District. Eatonville School District’s… Continue reading

Gary Neal.

Crescent School Board to meet Thursday

The Crescent School Board will consider the facilities portion of a strategic plan when it meets at 7 p.m. Thursday. Up to 45… Continue reading

Port Angeles School District board to review declining enrollment report

The Port Angeles School Board will review a report that maps declining enrollment in the district when it meets in regular session… Continue reading

Sequim School District’s board of Directors voted on Feb. 23 to retain Dr. Jane Pryne as the district’s superintendent through June 2022. (Photo courtesy of Sequim School District)

Sequim school board votes to keep Jane Pryne

Superintendent to serve through June 2022

Sequim School District’s board of Directors voted on Feb. 23 to retain Dr. Jane Pryne as the district’s superintendent through June 2022. (Photo courtesy of Sequim School District)
Linda Rosenbury has been named superintendent of the Port Townsend School District.
Linda Rosenbury has been named superintendent of the Port Townsend School District.

Deadline for Monday Musicale scholarships March 29

Monday Musicale has announced that Monday, March 29, is the last day to apply for its 2021 music scholarships. The scholarships are… Continue reading

Anna DeGroote receives the Soroptimist International of Port Angeles nursing scholarship

Soroptimist International of Port Angeles awards nursing scholarship

Soroptimist International of Port Angeles has awarded its annual nursing scholarship to Anna DeGroote. DeGroote is the second recipient of the scholarship… Continue reading

Anna DeGroote receives the Soroptimist International of Port Angeles nursing scholarship

Washington Association for the Education of Young Children conference slated

The Olympic Peninsula chapter of the Washington Association for the Education of Young Children will present its 26th Building for the Future… Continue reading

Sequim High School student receives scholarship at Pacific Lutheran University

Pacific Lutheran University has awarded a President’s Scholarship to Aidan Braaten, a student at Sequim High School. According to a press… Continue reading

Joint schools chief candidate interviewed today

Port Townsend, Chimacum schools join for superintendent search

Peninsula College instructor to offer free improv workshop

A weekly improvisational theater workshop is set to begin tonight, free and online with Peninsula College professor Lara Starcevich, Olympic Theatre Arts and the Port… Continue reading

District reinstates Sequim High School principal to position

Shawn Langston agrees to work with mediator to ‘build trust’

Sequim native named to Montana State University dean’s list

Sequim native Willow Williams was named to Montana State University’s dean’s list for the fall 2020 semester. To qualify, a student must… Continue reading

Writer-illustrator Taylor Mermel of Marrowstone Island has published a pair of picture books to help children with stress and anxiety. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Grown-up child writes from own experience

Books provide resources for kids feeling overwhelmed

Writer-illustrator Taylor Mermel of Marrowstone Island has published a pair of picture books to help children with stress and anxiety. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Superintendent Marty Brewer, on left, receives a check from Ray Chirayath, center, and Lynn Bedford, on right, of the Port Angeles Education Foundation. The $50,000 grant will assist students who have difficulty accessing the internet from home in order to participate in distance learning.

$86K in grants awarded to Port Angeles School District

The Port Angeles Education Foundation recently awarded more than $86,000 in grants to the Port Angeles School District. Leading the list is… Continue reading

Superintendent Marty Brewer, on left, receives a check from Ray Chirayath, center, and Lynn Bedford, on right, of the Port Angeles Education Foundation. The $50,000 grant will assist students who have difficulty accessing the internet from home in order to participate in distance learning.