Teacher protests continue in Washington

North Kitsap teachers gathered at 7:30 a.m. May 18, standing at the corner of Highway 305 and Hostmark Street, with signs stating “Honk for Education” and “On Strike 4 Kids.” - Michelle Beahm / Kingston Community News
  • May 26, 2015 at 10:00AM updated at 3:18PM

Nearly 60 school districts in Washington have staged, or will stage, walkouts. Protests started April 22 with the Lakewood, Stanwood-Camano and Arlington school districts, after legislators considered an 11-percent raise for themselves.


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Film project is ‘More Than a Feeling’ for students

  • May 26, 2015 at 10:19AM

Kingston High School seniors Nick Woltersdorf and Conner Erickson have spent the last year producing a feature-length, coming-of-age movie called “More Than a Feeling,” following teenagers in the final days of their final high school summer break.

KHS boys soccer coach celebrates 100 wins

  • May 26, 2015 at 10:15AM

When he was a senior in college, Craig Smith helped inaugurate North Kitsap High School’s soccer program. One hundred wins later with the Kingston High School program, he is still doing what he loves — coaching the beautiful sport.

Presentations teach online safety to students and parents

  • May 26, 2015 at 10:13AM

The presentations were designed to inform students, parents and community members about cyber safety and the risks of social media. There were talks given at the middle schools in the districts, as well as evening programs designed for adults.

2015 election candidates finalized for Kitsap County

  • May 26, 2015 at 10:12AM

One hundred and four candidates filed for 62 public offices countywide by the close of the candidate filing period May 15.

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