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 By Gordon Weeks    News    January 26, 2023 

State of education in Mason County

Three school district superintendents, two with replacement levies on the Feb. 14 ballot, shared what's going on in their classrooms at an "Education in Mason County" forum sponsored by the...

 By Gordon Weeks    News    January 19, 2023

Pioneer district seeks replacement levy

The Pioneer School District is asking district residents on the Feb. 14 general election ballot to approve a replacement levy that will cover educational programs and operations. If passed by a...

 By Gordon Weeks    News    November 10, 2022

Shelton schools place levy on Valentine's Day ballot

Taxpayers in the Shelton School District on Valentine's Day will vote on a proposed three-year levy. The Shelton School Board on Tuesday night authorized the request for a Feb. 14 vote to collect...

 By Matt Baide    News    November 3, 2022

North Mason investigation uncovers policy violations

North Mason students and parents violated North Mason's civil conduct policy in an incident after the North Mason volleyball match against Bremerton on Oct. 18 in Belfair. North Mason School District... Full story


North Mason schools plan for growth

North Mason Superintendent Dana Rosenbach presented a draft of the capital facilities plan that she and Facilities Director Joan Moore have been working on at the school board's Oct. 20. Rosenbach...

 By Gordon Weeks    News    October 20, 2022

Shelton schools alter director districts

Meeting Oct. 20 on Dual Language Program The Shelton School District hosts a public meeting on the Dual Language Program at 6:30 Oct. 20 at Evergreen Elementary School, 900 W. Franklin St., downtown Shelton. The Shelton School District slightly chang... Full story


SHS goals: Increased attendance, freshmen success

Shelton High School personnel want more students to show up, and for more freshmen to get off to a good start. Those are the school's two major goals for this school year. Principal Bruce Kipper...

 By Gordon Weeks    News    September 1, 2022

Longtime teacher joins school board

Karla Knudsen-Johnston, who taught elementary students for 33 years in Shelton schools, is the new member of the Shelton School Board. In a special meeting Monday evening at CHOICE High School, the...

 By Gordon Weeks    News    September 1, 2022

New superintendent at Hood Canal schools

The Hood Canal School District opens its doors Sept. 7 to about 335 students in prekindergarten through eighth grade, and with a new superintendent in Jose-de-Jesus Melendez. Melendez - who grew up...

 By Gordon Weeks    News    September 1, 2022

Southside superintendent: 'Back to better'

On Tuesday, Paul Wieneke began his second school year as the superintendent of the Southside School District. "We are not aspiring to return 'back to normal,' " he said. "We are returning to 'back to...

 By Gordon Weeks    News    September 1, 2022

Shelton's eight schools open their doors

The Shelton School District on Wednesday opened its doors to its eight schools, where 4,125 full-time equivalent students are expected. That's the same number budgeted at the beginning of the last...

 By Gordon Weeks    News    September 1, 2022

Superintendent among 42 new faces at Pioneer

The Pioneer School District welcomes its students next Wednesday with a new superintendent and two principals among 42 new employees. The last school year was tumultuous for the district. In...

 By Gordon Weeks    News    September 1, 2022

Matlock campus is a lot smoother

Mary M. Knight School District students returned to school Wednesday to find a much smoother campus. During the summer, Granite Construction employees replaced the gravel driveways and parking lots fo...


Grapeview's new boss aims to steer steady course

While the Grapeview School District has hired a handful of new folks and moved some familiar faces into new roles, even its biggest changes in the coming school year aim to keep the district on an...


North Mason focuses on 'multitiered systems of support'

The North Mason School District is helping students and families meet the school year with new events, faces and positions within the district, all of which are intended to foster a sense of...


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