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School district wrestles with new state mandate to evaluate teachers
Mar 19 2013, 12:56 PM
The Vashon Island School District is grappling with how it will implement a new, more in-depth teacher evaluation system it is required to begin this year.
Dancers will roll, spin and fly in a new work
Mar 19 2013, 12:27 PM
A diverse group of performers will convene on Vashon next week, coming from far and near to perform a distinctive form of improvised dance at Hanna Barn Studio.
Editor deserves thank you and appreciation | Letter to the Editor
Mar 19 2013, 12:36 PM
I was saddened to hear that Leslie Brown is leaving The Beachcomber. Of course, I understand that the stress of long hours and an unrelenting schedule must be enormous. I have been amazed and grateful to see Leslie, camera in hand, spending yet another evening at a public meeting or event.
A Vashon Scout regroups after supplies for his project vanish
Mar 21 2013, 4:28 PM
When Will Macdonald goes before a Boy Scouts’ review panel and is asked to name the biggest challenge he faced in completing his Eagle Scout project, he has no doubt how he’ll answer.
It’ll be the time the materials for his project disappeared.
Junior rowers dominate at Eagle Harbor
Mar 26 2013, 1:29 PM
On Sunday the Vashon Island Junior crew traveled to Bainbridge Island’s Eagle Harbor for the third annual Tri-Island Regatta, which traditionally pits teams from three islands — Vashon, Bainbridge and Orcas — against each other. This year, Olympia’s team substituted for Orcas Island. Vashon rowers took first place in nine of the 15 races and added second-place finishes in four more on the 1,400-meter course.
Pirate baseball team wins in a nail-biter
Mar 26 2013, 1:29 PM
After losing three and winning one of their first four games this season, the Pirate baseball team defeated Cascade Christian on their home turf on Friday.
Well-known percussionist and educator dies at 54
Mar 26 2013, 1:58 PM
Geoff Johns, a local percussionist, performer, educator and world music scholar, died on Wednesday, March 20, of cancer. He was 54.
Track team places third against league opponents
Mar 26 2013, 1:12 PM
Last Wednesday the Vashon track and field team outworked and outperformed several Nisqually League opponents as both the boys and girls teams took third out of five schools at a league meet in Kirkland.
An award-winning film shows the power of activism
Mar 26 2013, 2:49 PM
An alliance of local groups and student organizations will present a screening of the acclaimed new documentary “How to Survive a Plague” at 7 p.m. Friday in the Vashon High School theater.
Entertainment blooms on Vashon | Arts & Entertainment Briefs
Mar 26 2013, 3:22 PM
The Garth Reeves Band will play an all-ages, free show at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Red Bicycle Bistro. Reeves has played professionally for more than 18 years, appearing in bands such as Dangermouse, Nubbin, Goodness and Blue Spark.