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Covid masks come off in Peninsula schools … or not

Mar 14, 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Three of Peninsula’s new elementary buildings recognized as ‘green’ schools

Feb 04, 2022

Evergreen, Pioneer and Swift Water elementary schools were built with funds from the 2019 bond.

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Local student support group reaps large surprise donation

Feb 03, 2022

Communities in Schools Peninsula received $800,000 from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott.

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Parents now have until Wednesday to weigh in on state’s school vaccine survey

Jan 31, 2022

“I really encourage families to fill this out because this will be a public record and information that will go directly to the Board of Health.” — Peninsula schools Superintendent Krestin Bahr

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