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Washington Scholars
5 students recognized as Washington Scholars
Congratulations to the five district students named as 2015 Washington Scholars!
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District Honor Band and Choir Concert this Saturday
Looking for something fun to do this Saturday, March 28th? Look no further! The Franklin Pierce School District Honor Band and Choir will perform a concert at Pacific Lutheran University's Lagerquist Concert Hall (In the Mary Baker Russell Music Center). 7:00 start. Admission is Free.
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WHS senior qualifies for State Math Competition
Washington High School (WHS) senior Jane Quichocho recently qualified for the State Math Competition! Jane earned a seat at State for the Topical Problems category, two rounds of individually completed problems ranging from Algebra through Calculus. Central Washington University will host the State Math Competition on April 18th. Go Jane!
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Smarter Balanced Assessments (SBA)

FPS 2030: Capital Facilities Planning

FPS 2030

Superintendent's Message

Dr. Hewins
April/May 2015
In the world of education, if I can quote from a Bob Dylan song, “These are strange days, indeed!” Approximately 52 million children attend schools in the U.S. (over one million in WA State) with more than 90% of those children attending public schools. Despite clear data to the contrary, groups known as “reformers” with corporate interests in mind continue to characterize public schools as failing, demonize teachers, criticize students and have convinced many of the media to jump on the bandwagon. Do many schools across the country need to improve? Absolutely! Are we seeing the end of public schools in the U.S.? Absolutely not!
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