What's Happening

supplies
Upcoming events offer free back-to-school resources for students
08/21/2016
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Getting ready for the '16-'17 school year!
08/10/2016
The first day of school is Tuesday, August 30. Click "Read More" for quicklinks to information such as school supply lists, school-year calendar, bus route information, and bell schedules.
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summer lunch
Summer lunch details now available
06/17/2016
Franklin Pierce School's Nutrition Services department will be coordinating four summer meal sites in the community. Free lunch will be available to all children 18 years old and younger at four locations, Monday through Friday, from June 27th through August 5th.
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solar
Washington High wins grant that will provide solar panels
05/25/2016
Washington High School recently learned that they are a recipient of a solar energy grant from the Washington State Department of Commerce's Energy Efficiency and Solar Grant Program. The grant awarded to the school was one of only two grants awarded to school districts in the state. The solar grant will enable the district to procure and install a 20kW photovoltaic solar panel array together with the utility tie-in on the roof of the Washington High School 900 building. The 900 building is also the recipient of the recently announced STEM Pilot Facilities Grant administered by OSPI that will pay for the renovation and expansion of the building.
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Washington High School wins $4.3 million STEM facilities grant
05/23/2016
Washington High School has won $4.3 million through the Washington Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Pilot Facilities grant the Washington Legislature appropriated during their last regular session. The grant will pay for an addition to the 900 building, and will include a complete renovation of the existing building. The learning spaces created by this grant will accommodate aerospace manufacturing, computer-aided design (CAD), and a larger-than-typical collaborative classroom in which biology, chemistry, physics and engineering classes can be taught.
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clean audit
District receives clean audit by Washington State Auditor's Office
05/23/2016
The Washington State Auditor's Office recently conducted an audit of the school district's financial statements and federal grant compliance for 2014-2015. There were no findings in the audit.
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Superintendent's Message

Hewins
August/September 2016
08/03/2016
Now that we have completed the 2015-16 school year and have begun the transition to 2016-17, it is a good time to reflect on our many successes and examine the challenges ahead. We continue to see the escalating student academic achievement and increased graduation rates for which we have worked so hard. Despite the fact that our challenges are not diminishing, we are still making progress meeting the many and varied needs of our students. We continue to beat the odds. Our efforts are making a positive difference in the lives of our children and their families. The success we are having has everything to do with the vision of the School Board, the expertise of our district leadership, the commitment of our dedicated staff, the support of our parents and community, and the constant striving by our amazing students.
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