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If Peninsula School District were a corporation, its 2022-26 Strategic Plan would be the equivalent of a long-term business plan. But instead of delivering commercial goods or services, the district
The Class of 2022 has lived the arc of the COVID-19 pandemic. They began with a normal freshman year. In spring of their sophomore year, schools shut down and learning
Parents of students at Discovery Elementary School on Wednesday got a chance to sound off about the lack of interior classroom doors, an issue that lately resurfaced as a security
Hair dryers whirred amid a background of relaxing music Monday, Salon Day at Henderson Bay High School. Twinkling lights illuminated black and white curtains in the entryway of what had,
Special education teacher Wendi Fein was attending a threat assessment meeting this spring at Discovery Elementary School. An actual lockdown occurred during the meeting. Fein’s thoughts immediately turned to teachers
Has this ever happened to you? You’re at a ball game. It’s chilly. You’re wearing gloves, cheering on your favorite team. But instead of a loud clap, your hands go
Students in the STEAM Club at Kopachuck Middle School wanted to find out how much plastic waste was generated on their campus. They recently spent a couple weeks collecting empty
Despite efforts by Chinese language students to save Chinese 1 in the upcoming school year, Peninsula School District is going through with its plan to cut the entry-level course because
Gig Harbor Now is posting profiles of each of the 25 Students of Distinction being honored by the Greater Gig Harbor Foundation. The students will be honored during a banquet
Time was, the job of an IT director was all about making sure students had enough devices and that everyone could get online. These days, Kris Hagel, director of digital
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