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Graduation

Latest tests offer advantages

Early next week students in the Everett School District's third- though eighth and 11th grades will begin their annual round of testing in math and language arts subjects, but this year marks a shift to a new method of testing.As

Date: 04/07/2015 | Editorials


U.S. high school graduation rates up

The nation's high school graduation rate ticked up for the third year in a row, according to new federal data released Thursday, which show that 81 percent of the Class of 2013 graduated within four years.That's an increase of one percentage point since 2012 and two...

Date: 02/13/2015 | Nation & World


House panel to hear proposal to eliminate graduation exams in Washington

SEATTLE — Two bills being heard in the House Education Committee on Tuesday would eliminate the need to pass statewide tests to earn a high school diploma.The two proposals would both keep the high school tests in place, but passing those tests would not be a graduation requirement.

Date: 02/03/2015 | Northwest


Oregon posted worst 2013 high school graduation rate in U.S.

PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon has nowhere to go but up when it releases the graduation rate for the class of 2014 on Thursday.

Date: 01/26/2015 | Northwest


Parting words

At graduation, 'I will carry all of you in my heart forever'

Date: 06/22/2014 | Commentary


In graduates' words

Commencement speeches from the class of 2014

Date: 06/19/2014 | Local News


Scenes from graduation

Jackson High celebrates the Class of 2014 (gallery)

Date: 06/15/2014 | Local News


Scenes from graduation

Cascade High celebrates the Class of 2014 (gallery)

Date: 06/15/2014 | Local News


Scenes from graduation

Lynnwood High celebrates the Class of 2014 (gallery)

Date: 06/15/2014 | Local News


Scenes from graduation

Everett High celebrates the Class of 2014 (gallery)

Date: 06/15/2014 | Local News


Scenes from graduation

Meadowdale High celebrates the Class of 2014 (gallery)

Date: 06/14/2014 | Local News


Scenes from graduation

Edmonds-Woodway celebrates the Class of 2014 (gallery)

Date: 06/14/2014 | Local News


Scenes from graduation

Sequoia High celebrates the Class of 2014 (gallery)

Date: 06/14/2014 | Local News


Constructing new futures

Tulalip tribal program teaches students skills in building industry

Date: 06/14/2014 | Local News


Scenes from graduation

Mountlake Terrace celebrates the Class of 2014 (gallery)

Date: 06/13/2014 | Local News


Opportunity scholarships benefit more than just students

By every measure, Ross Jones has been successful in college. On Saturday, the 22-year-old from Lake Stevens will join some 5,000 other University of Washington graduates for commencement in Husky...

Date: 06/13/2014 | Local News


Scenes from graduation

Marysville Pilchuck celebrates the Class of 2014 (gallery)

Date: 06/12/2014 | Local News


Scenes from graduation

Marysville Getchell celebrates the Class of 2014 (gallery)

Date: 06/12/2014 | Local News


Scenes from graduation

Lake Stevens celebrates the Class of 2014 (gallery)

Date: 06/11/2014 | Local News


Scenes from graduation

Glacier Peak celebrates the Class of 2014 (gallery)

Date: 06/10/2014 | Local News


Scenes from graduation

Snohomish High celebrates the Class of 2014 (gallery)

Date: 06/10/2014 | Local News


Scenes from graduation

Sultan High celebrates the Class of 2014 (gallery)

Date: 06/08/2014 | Local News


High school, college ceremonies planned for this week

High schoolsSnohomish High School: 4 p.m. Monday, Comcast Arena, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett.Oak Harbor High School: 6 p.m. Monday, Oak Harbor High School stadium, 1 Wildcat Way, Oak Harbor.Glacier Peak High School: 7:30 p.m. Monday, Comcast Arena, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett.

Date: 06/08/2014 | Local News


Class of 2014: She set a goal — and an example for others

TULALIP — Santana Shopbell has eight siblings, most of them grown. She is the second-youngest child, but she is about to distinguish herself with a big first.When she graduates from Tulalip...

Date: 06/08/2014 | Local News


Class of 2014: At West Point, he'll learn to be a leader

MUKILTEO — Michael Wanner faced a dilemma. Whichever way he went, he couldn't go wrong. His choices were Annapolis or West Point.The Kamiak High School graduate's father was in the U.S. Navy and served on the USS...

Date: 06/08/2014 | Local News


New heart, new horizons

Class of 2014: Everett student persevered through transplant

Date: 06/08/2014 | Local News


Class of 2014: Under the burden of loss, he carried on

SNOHOMISH — At senior recognition night, Josh Sharpe was named Most Inspirational Panther. It's an honor earned by heartbreak, but also through resilience and courage."Josh is fantastic. He never complains. He is friendly and encouraging. That's who he is,"...

Date: 06/08/2014 | Local News


Class of 2014: Twins will head down separate paths

ARLINGTON — Josh and Zach Rodriguez share parents, a household and a birthday. They share interests in science and online video games. Both graduated Friday from Arlington High School, and both will...

Date: 06/08/2014 | Local News


Class of 2014: She excelled in the classroom and on the court

LYNNWOOD — Jasmin Edwards is a basketball star. She's a stellar student. Even her high school attendance record is perfect."She took after her mom, not after me," her father joked.In truth, Everett Edwards has been a huge influence on his...

Date: 06/08/2014 | Local News


Scenes from graduation

Monroe High celebrates the Class of 2014 (gallery)

Date: 06/08/2014 | Local News


Scenes from graduation

Darrington celebrates the Class of 2014 (gallery)

Date: 06/07/2014 | Local News


Scenes from graduation

Granite Falls celebrates the Class of 2014 (gallery)

Date: 06/07/2014 | Local News


Scenes from graduation

Mariner High celebrates the Class of 2014 (gallery)

Date: 06/07/2014 | Local News


Scenes from graduation

Kamiak celebrates the Class of 2014 (gallery)

Date: 06/07/2014 | Local News


Scenes from graduation

Stanwood celebrates the Class of 2014 (gallery)

Date: 06/07/2014 | Local News


Scenes from graduation

Arlington celebrates the Class of 2014 (gallery)

Date: 06/07/2014 | Local News


Scenes from graduation

Archbishop Murphy celebrates the Class of 2014 (gallery)

Date: 06/07/2014 | Local News


Scenes from graduation

ACES High School celebrates the Class of 2014 (gallery)

Date: 06/06/2014 | Local News




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