Education

Port Angeles students graduate from Western Governors University

Western Governors University has announced the graduation of several Port Angeles students. The graduates are Jamie Lockhart, Bachelor of Science,… Continue reading

Peninsula College wins marketing competition

Peninsula College’s Marketing and Communications Department received a gold Paragon award for excellence in photography and illustration from the National Council for… Continue reading

Queen of Angeles releases honor roll

Queen of Angels School recently released its second trimester honor roll. The students are: • Sixth-grade: Sebastian Bautista, Zoey Howe, Joseph Kang, Justin… Continue reading

Port Angeles School Board to consider amended calendar

The Port Angeles School Board will consider an amended school calendar when it meets at 2 p.m. today, Wednesday, May 13. A… Continue reading

Peninsula College names honor roll students

Peninsula College has announced the names of students who made its president’s list and honor roll for the winter 2019 quarter. To… Continue reading

School funding measures considered in Sequim

Sequim School District residents will be asked to vote on an Educational Operations and Programs at some point between now and November 2021.… Continue reading

Sequim School Board mulls $2 million in cuts

Sequim Superintendent Rob Clark anticipates having to cut about $2 million from the school district’s approximately $41.6 million budget for the 2020-21 academic… Continue reading

Trump urges states to consider opening schools before summer

By Collin Binkley | AP Education Writer President Donald Trump says states should “seriously consider” reopening their public schools before the end of the academic… Continue reading

Peninsula College postpones commencement ceremony

The Peninsula College commencement ceremony for 2020 has been postponed from June 20 to Aug. 22. “Commencement is one of the most… Continue reading

Chimacum School District considering staff reductions

The Chimacum School Board has approved the idea of a reduction of certified staff, including teachers, for the 2020-21 school year, if needed.… Continue reading

Port Townsend Sunrise Rotary Students of the Month

Port Townsend Sunrise Rotary recognized Izzy Hammett, left, and Dylan Tracer as the February Students of the Month. The students were selected… Continue reading

Sequim student named to Pacific University dean’s list

Pacific University recently announced that Sequim resident Gracie Tolberd has been named to the dean’s list for the 2019 fall semester.… Continue reading

Nitasha Lewis, a manager with the Upward Bound program at Peninsula College, uses a paper valise to keep her head dry as she walks across the college’s Port Angeles campus Feb. 6, 2020. The college is going to online classes for the entirety of the 2020 spring quarter. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News file)

Peninsula College goes online for 2020 spring quarter

The academic year at Peninsula College is moving forward a week later than planned, and instruction will be online for the entire spring quarter. College… Continue reading

Nitasha Lewis, a manager with the Upward Bound program at Peninsula College, uses a paper valise to keep her head dry as she walks across the college’s Port Angeles campus Feb. 6, 2020. The college is going to online classes for the entirety of the 2020 spring quarter. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News file)

Library to host Yoga Storytime online

The North Olympic Library System will host Yoga Storytime at 3 p.m. Friday. The program will be streamed online. Yoga storytimes include stories,… Continue reading

Jefferson County Library offers more online services

The Jefferson County Library has announced more online services this week. Library staff will be available between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.… Continue reading

Olympic Peninsula Arts Association extends application deadline

The Olympic Peninsula Arts Association has announced that it has extended the deadline for applications for its 2020 art scholarships to Saturday, May… Continue reading