Ever since I was first introduced to the Tahoma School District’s Future Ready initiative last year I have struggled with it. At times I have found myself thinking it sounds great and at others I’ve been completely frustrated as I have sifted through it and tried to find what precisely the message is.
King County prosecutor Daniel Satterberg filed charges of second degree murder against Robert Green Thursday afternoon in the alleged beating death of a 16-year-old male in Covington on Saturday, May 11.
Doug Hostetter has spent nearly half his life working at Kentwood High School but he is stepping down as principal June 30 to take on a new role as director of high schools for the Tacoma School District.
Building a new Covington Elementary is listed as a top priority project for the Kent School District but that doesn’t mean a new school will be built anytime soon — it will likely be several more years before the vision for a new school becomes a reality.
Tyler Johnson, a senior at Tahoma High, is at the front of the chain gang as Jean Valjean during rehearsal of the opening number of Les Miserables. There are 36 Tahoma High students in the show and nine elementary and middle schoolers. The show opens May 3 at Tahoma Middle School.
This is the way the world is and we have to find a way to live in it. We must find a way to sail our ships and weather the storms individually and collectively. That’s part of growing up. Every generation before us has had to figure it out, too. I think the challenge will be good for us.