Category: Schools

Keep on Truckin Miss Deer Park

“The show must go on” is the saying and the Miss Deer Park Scholarship Association takes it to heart as they maneuver a third year of creative planning. Eight junior girls worked their hearts out, condensing three months of training into two intensive weeks of practice, each hoping to earn the title of Miss Deer Park.

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Rotary Student of the Month March 2021

Here are the three “Students of the Month” chosen for March 2021.

Serina Crossley, Mary Walker High School – Rotarian Marty Hilton introduced Serina as a native of Springdale who believes she is the only senior this year who attended all twelve years in the Mary Walker School District. In addition to high school, Serina is pursuing her AA degree in the Running Start program. Serina is a member of the girls basketball and softball teams at Mary Walker High School. Both of their seasons were cut short due to Covid-19, and she’s happy soccer will soon begin. Outside of school, she serves as president of a girl’s group at her church, planning fun events and service projects for the group. She also helps her mother in her business of raising and selling

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ECEAP Slots In Deer Park

The Deer Park Early Learning Center program has 14 additional ECEAP full day slots. Currently, the program has 2 full day and 2 half day classrooms. The increase will allow them to offer 2 more half day classes.

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Inslee’s Full Meal Deal For Schools

After removing the 6ft distancing rule for schools, Governor Inslee said “You can start tomorrow, going back into what you might call a full meal deal.” Since the announcement, school districts have been in discussion on what this means for them.

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Your School Bus Drivers

For the love and joy of being a school bus driver, these professionals endure seasons of unforeseeable roads and unpredictable children. They are people you likely already know. They are diverse in age and background, but each and all have invested a significant amount of time and money to become the drivers entrusted with the most precious of cargo – our children.

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Growing Skills Through Hands-On Learning

Perhaps hands-on learning has never been more engaging or more appreciated than in the 2020/2021 school year of digitized learning. The students in Deer Park High School’s career and technical education floral and horticulture classes are getting their hands in soil and sowing seeds for their future career successes.

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Graduating with a Waiver

Local, state, or national emergencies should not stand in the way of our students graduating from high school. Governor Inslee recently signed a house bill which provides a waiver of certain high school graduation requirements.

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School District COVID Dashboard

As the COVID situation is constantly changing, local school districts are working to keep families and the community informed about the health and safety of our kids, as well as the invaluable staff who work in the schools.

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