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The Port Townsend School District is carrying a debt in its meal program to keep its students fed. Superintendent John Polm reported that, as of the start of November, 117 families were in debt to the school district’s meal program, adding up to about 10 percent of the district’s enrollment. more
The Chimacum School District has at least three candidates to fill the empty seat on its school board. Candidates’ applications will be screened at noon Dec. 19. Both the interviews and the vote are tentatively scheduled for Jan. 16, Superintendent Rick Thompson said. “The interviews are to be conducted in an open public meeting at a board meeting at a time suitable to a quorum of the board, which will likely be January,” Thompson said. more
Lego robotics teams from Port Townsend and Chimacum are heading to the state semifinals in January after they competed Dec. 8 in the Olympic Peninsula regional qualifying event at Bainbridge Island … more
It’s a tricky balance that many parents will find familiar: you want to provide your kids with a more diverse assortment of meals made from scratch, but you don’t want to overwhelm their finicky palates to the point they won’t eat what you serve them. Margaret Garrett, who started in September as the food service director for the Chimacum School District, admitted she’s already learned some valuable lessons on how better to strike that balance. more
 As the Great Port Townsend Kinetic Sculpture Race proceeded through the rest of town, the Cotton Building was abuzz with its own creative energy.The Port Townsend STEM Club’s fourth annual Mini … more
The Port Townsend Marine Science Center announced its 2018-19 speaker series, “The Future of Oceans,” to begin Oct. 14 and go through February 2019. The series will feature a host of … more
While their annual golf benefit at the Port Ludlow Golf Course helps support Dove House Advocacy Services in Port Townsend, the Olympic Peninsula Chapter of the Boeing Bluebills rely on another … more
Although sparsely attended, the Port Townsend School District's safety meeting for parents Sept. 17 yielded some discussion and new information on the ongoing ALICE training this school … more
Among the unique items that make up the décor of the Community Boat Project's second “tiny house” is an exterior wall that's nearly blanketed with old license plates, including one that's be … more
While the Port Townsend High School Homecoming Assembly Sept. 21saw the senior class predictably sweeping almost all the competition categories, they were given a surprisingly strong run for their … more
The Port Townsend School District intends to be “a good neighbor” to the residential neighborhoods surrounding Salish Coast Elementary, but it's asking the parents of its students, as well as any … more
When asked what makes the preschool-through-sixth-grade Swan School special in her eyes, Bonnie White, the assistant head of the school, offered what might seem like a counterintuitive … more
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