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Want a say in Peninsula schools’ future? Here’s how to weigh in on the district’s strategic plan

Apr 13, 2022 | By:

Peninsula School District’s draft Strategic Plan 2022-26 is open for public comment through May 6

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Chinese language students from Gig Harbor connect with school in Taiwan

Apr 11, 2022 | By:

Peninsula School District will phase out middle school Chinese classes next year. Low enrollment cited.

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Learning, construction happening simultaneously at Peninsula middle schools

Mar 17, 2022 | By:

Kopachuck Middle School students ran in from recess on March 10 along a walkway bordered by a tall chain-link fence. On the other side, the metal framework of a large,

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Covid masks come off in Peninsula schools … or not

Mar 14, 2022 | By:

Gig Harbor High School students streamed into the commons Monday, most of them going without Covid-19 masks at school for the first time in almost two years. “I feel really

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Peninsula School District working way through mask-related records request

Mar 03, 2022 | By:

The massive request, largely about mask and vaccine requirements, is similar to other requests that have been submitted to school districts around the state.

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Scholarships for women, summer camp for kids available

Feb 22, 2022 | By:

Minerva offering scholarships for women who have been out of school for a while. Camp Seymour to host children of wounded military personnel.

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Peninsula students’ ‘Cooking Crew’ going strong even as need for remote meetups is waning

Feb 19, 2022 | By:

Middle school students hone culinary skills and connect with friends during twice-monthly Zoom sessions.

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Peninsula students protest mask mandate

Feb 16, 2022 | By:

Students, who gathered in the parking lot, planned to enter the school unmasked.

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Good For You: Students make deans lists, graduate

Feb 12, 2022 | By:

13 local students make deans lists around the country and three receive their degrees.

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Peninsula school officials affirm radio station’s future is TBD

Feb 07, 2022 | By:

District officials will weigh value to students of broadcasting classes (now suspended)

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