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March 31, 2006 RSS feed / Education

Artist thrills children

Killian Elementary students cheered with laughter as the watercolor illustrations of Earl B. Lewis flashed one after the other on the large slide screen. More...

Students learn from A Dog's Tale

Author Laurie Myers has given the adventures of Lewis and Clark an imaginative spin that is attracting children to history from the perspective of ... a Newfoundland dog! More...

Dreher wins Academic Decathlon

The Academic Decathlon is officially the most rigorous academic competition in the nation for high school students who compete in ten events. More...

WWII veterans visit Forest Lake Elementary School

Stacks of letters are being mailed from Forest Lake Elementary fifth graders to the WWII veterans who recently visited their school. More...

Clean hands

Olympia Learning Center%27s sixth through 12th graders have been selected for the All-Health Team for their Healthy Hands Olympia project to promote hand hygiene. More...