Yakima’s A.C. Davis High School mission statement is to “educate students for success:  life-long learning, employment, and social awareness.” Realizing that mission is at the heart of the school’s International Baccalaureate program. It not only challenges students with rigor, it instills a sense of community while often awarding college credit or advanced standing. Read More
One program at Kamiakin High School in Kennewick teaches public speaking skills, increases vocabulary, and helps students process and express emotions. Myanna Moody is a senior at Kamiakin High School in Kennewick. She recites the poem, “Ode” by Arthur O’Shaughnessy. She says it holds meaning to her because it portrays the arts. When she recites… Read More
High school skills programs like one in Spokane are filling a need for skilled workers in areas like construction, manufacturing, and information technology. New Tech Skill Center is one of 13 such programs in Washington state.  It’s owned by eleven school districts and hosted by Spokane Public Schools. Tim Lorentz is a special needs coordinator… Read More
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