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Panel proposes new class schedule at VHS
Mar 19 2013, 1:09 PM
School district officials have suggested wholesale changes to Vashon High School’s class schedule in an effort to address what they see as problems in the current system that hamper academics.
Pirates run, jump and throw to kick off track season
Mar 19 2013, 11:20 AM
The Vashon track and field team competed in its first meet of the season last Thursday at Eatonville High School, placing fourth of four teams but putting forward some strong individual performances.
Support our schools | Editorial
Mar 19 2013, 12:47 PM
Once again, it’s time to support our local school district. We shouldn’t have to dig into our pockets to fund public education. But until the state Legislature steps up to its constitutional mandate and finds the political will to fully fund public schools, our school district will suffer without another healthy dose of philanthropy.
Schools foundation launches campaign, hopes to raise $500,000 for district
Mar 19 2013, 12:53 PM
The Vashon Schools Foundation is gearing up for its third year of fundraising, once again hoping to raise $500,000 for the 1,500-student school district.
La Boucherie owner will miss staff and island customers | Letter to the Editor
Mar 19 2013, 12:38 PM
While it was not mentioned in the March 13 article about La Boucherie butcher shop and restaurant closing (“La Boucherie to close to walk-in diners”), I’d like to add that as the manager and co-owner of this business, I was extremely grateful and touched by the island patronage of La Boucherie. To those customers: I will miss seeing your faces in the shop, hearing about your culinary adventures and intentions and enjoying your enjoyment of the food we prepared and served.
Know who to call in case of an oil spill emergency | Letter to the Editor
Mar 19 2013, 12:44 PM
After the destructive 2004 Dalco Pass oil spill, a handful of islanders attended spill training and beach cleaning for first responders. Inculcated in us was where and how to report a spill, as well as the urgency of initiating a competent cleanup effort by agencies with essential skills and equipment.
Former refugee worker now heads DoVE
Mar 19 2013, 1:15 PM
Elizabeth Archambault has traveled the world trying to protect women and girls from violence.
Kids strut their stuff in a new show
Mar 19 2013, 12:28 PM
An enthusiastic ensemble of pint-sized players will present “Jungle Safari Musical Review,” a show that blends tales from Aesop’s fables and songs from the films “The Jungle Book” and “The Lion King,” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Blue Heron.
Horticulture caper is ripe for solving | Humor
Mar 19 2013, 12:45 PM
I have lately been writing mystery novels, and so, naturally, I wanted to get to the bottom of the mystery of the great hydrangea heist at Kathy’s Corner a week or so back.
Passing the torch at DoVE | Editorial
Mar 19 2013, 12:48 PM
At a recent social gathering a couple of Beachcomber staffers attended, someone mentioned Tavi Black, the former project manager at DoVE. “She rocked,” this islander, a board member for DoVE, said. “We’re really going to miss her.”