Underage alcohol and teen tobacco use has gone down. But just like their peers across the state, more Thurston County teenagers are smoking marijuana, according to the Healthy Youth Survey 2012 results released on Thursday.
North Thurston Public Schools will host the second in a series of Town Hall meetings about school facilities from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at River Ridge High School, 350 River Ridge Dr. SE, Lacey.
The total is in: Students at Roosevelt Elementary School in Olympia read a whopping 208,000 minutes during the month of February, according to PTA president Ann Bowers.
Pleasant Glade Elementary School behavior assistant Margaret Douglas has been named Classified Employee of the Year by Educational Service District 113.
Tumwater School Districts Clothing Closet will be open from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at Peter G. Schmidt Elementary School, 225 Dennis St. SE, Tumwater.
Tumwater School Board is expected to vote on some proposed elementary school boundary adjustments during its meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at the district office, 621 Linwood Ave. SW, Tumwater.
The Olympia School Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Knox Administrative Center, 1113 Legion Way SE, Olympia.
Learn about culture and traditions during an International Night celebration from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday at McKenny Elementary School, 3250 Morse-Merryman Road SE, Olympia.
North Thurston Public Schools will host a series of town hall meetings to talk about the districts future facility needs.
North Thurston School Board will hear a report on possible sequestration spending cuts that could affect South Sounds largest school district during its meeting at 7 p.m. today at the John W. Gott Administrative Center, 305 College St. NE, Lacey.
Avanti High School, 1113 Legion Way SE, Olympia, will host its annual Student Exhibition from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Celebrate Dr. Seuss Birthday with childrens author and poet Eric Ode at the Family Read-Aloud at 2 p.m. Saturday at Tumwater Timberland Regional Library, 7023 New Market St., Tumwater.
Even though students have the day off because of a teacher in-service day, grief counseling will be made available Friday morning at Olympia High following news that the schools longtime band director Scott Pierson has died.
Maddy deGive, an assistant superintendent in North Thurston Public Schools, was recently named Supervisor of the Year by the Washington School Counselor Association.
Bill Keim has been hired as executive director of Washington Association of School Administrators (WASA).
Take a tour, talk to parents, pick up registration information and learn about Madison Elementary Schools Giving Garden and other programs during a Community Open House from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the school, 1225 Legion Way SE, Olympia.
An Olympia School District bus was involved in a crash at about 4 p.m. today in the roundabout on Yelm Highway and Boulevard Road, according to district spokeswoman Rebecca Japhet.
A community reception for Lacey Loves to Read author Jennifer Holm will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Lacey Community Center, 6729 Pacific Ave. SE, Lacey.
Olympia School Board will hold an executive session to discuss collective bargaining and personnel matters at 6 p.m. Monday at Washington Middle School, 3100 Cain Road SE, Olympia. At 6:30 p.m., the board will convene a regular meeting that is open to the public.
Lacey Elementary School in Lacey went through a brief modified lockdown Thursday while police searched the area for a suicidal person, according to a post on North Thurston Public Schools Facebook page.
Enjoy an evening of entertainment, food and bidding for a cause at a Dollars for Scholars Auction on March 2 at Yelm High School, 1315 Yelm Ave. W., Yelm.
Black Hills High Schools horticulture program brought home a title today from the Northwest Flower & Garden Show in Seattle.
Tumwater School District officials will talk about how they are addressing school safety concerns from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the district office, 621 Linwood Ave. SW, Tumwater.
North Thurston School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Chinook Middle School cafeteria, 4301 6th Ave. NE, Lacey.
The Hansen Alternative Program (HAP) will host parent information meetings from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 25 and March 7 at Julia Butler Hansen Elementary School, 1919 Road 65 NW, Olympia.