Tagged with 'Schools'

Agreement reached, and Tukwila Schools are back in session

Agreement reached, and Tukwila Schools are back in session

An agreement has been reached between the Tukwila School District and their employees that will give the TEA and TCEA staff a 10% raise apiece. This ratification allowed for school to begin on Monday,... [Read more]

Possible agreement reached between Tukwila School District & union

Possible agreement reached between Tukwila School District & union

Looks like there may be a possible agreement between the Tukwila School District and Tukwila Education Association, which would end the current strike, both the district and union announced Friday, Sept.... [Read more]

UPDATE: Due to teacher strike, first day of school cancelled for Wed., Sept. 4

UPDATE: Due to teacher strike, first day of school cancelled for Wed., Sept. 4

UPDATE: The Tukwila School District announced on Tuesday (Sept. 4), that due to an impending strike, the first day of school will be canceled Wednesday, Sept. 5. There will be no transportation service,... [Read more]

Tukwila School Board fires Dr. Judith Berry as Superintendent

Tukwila School Board fires Dr. Judith Berry as Superintendent

On Tuesday, Aug. 28, the Tukwila School District Board terminated the contract of Dr. Judith Berry, who had been serving as Interim Superintendent. The duties of Superintendent will be taken over by Dr.... [Read more]

VIDEO: Watch Seattle Southside Chamber’s ‘State of Our Schools’ event

VIDEO: Watch Seattle Southside Chamber’s ‘State of Our Schools’ event

On Friday, Aug. 10, the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce held its first-ever ‘State of Our Schools’ luncheon, featuring Tukwila School District Interim Superintendent Dr. Judith K. Berry,... [Read more]

Black Education Strategy Roundtable members meet in Tukwila

Black Education Strategy Roundtable members meet in Tukwila

On Saturday, April 21, 2018, the Black Education Strategy Roundtable (BESR) held its Quarterly Member Meeting at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Tukwila. BESR is a volunteer-led coalition of African American... [Read more]

Here’s what you get with 11 Aviation High students, a small box and a rocket

Here’s what you get with 11 Aviation High students, a small box and a rocket

Students at Raisbeck Aviation High School are once again proving the sky is not the limit. A team of eleven students spent 16 months designing, engineering and building a payload that launched into space... [Read more]

Showalter Middle School 8th grader wins Holocaust Center for Humanity contest

Showalter Middle School 8th grader wins Holocaust Center for Humanity contest

Eighth-grader Jordyn Famimiko of Showalter Middle School was recently awarded first place in the middle-school essay category of the Holocaust Center for Humanity’s 2017 Writing, Art, & Film Contest. Jordyn’s... [Read more]

Megan McGroarty named new Principal of Foster High School

Megan McGroarty named new Principal of Foster High School

After an extensive national search, Megan McGroarty has been selected as Foster High’s next principal, beginning July 1, 2017. Here’s more from the Tukwila School District: “Ms. McGroarty was... [Read more]

Russell Wilson will help graduating Foster High seniors celebrate on June 7

Russell Wilson will help graduating Foster High seniors celebrate on June 7

Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson will host a special celebration on Wednesday, June 7, to congratulate and reward all Foster High seniors who fulfill their graduation requirements. “So don’t... [Read more]