It’s November already! Time to think of holiday shopping, festivals and fun! Here’s what’s happening this weekend in Seattle.
The group promoting an initiative that would bring charter schools to Washington began running its first TV ad in the state on Friday.
Statewide test results released Wednesday show more Washington state students are passing their science and math exams, but reading scores are down at some grade levels.
Washington eighth graders did better than the national average on a science test that is given to kids across the country.
A campaign to help Washington kids go from fearing — and sometimes flunking — math and science to embracing careers that require technical skills is celebrating its first anniversary this week. So far, nonprofit Washington STEM has given out $3 million for programs that will reach about 16,000 children around the state, and is reporting modest, but measurable progress.
Some of Washington’s best and brightest high school students are coming together this weekend for a competition. Although they refer to it as a “sport”, there are no cleats, no helmets, and no special equipment. These kids, decked out in their school colors, with face paint, funky hats and t-shirts, are cheering for their robots.
An academic analysis of surveys spanning more than 40 years has found that today’s young Americans are less interested in the environment and in conserving resources — and often less civic-minded overall — than their elders were when they were young.
In a unique partnership with Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras and Spectrum Dance Theater, The 5th Avenue Theatre will mount an all-student production of Oklahoma! You are invited to experience the magic for 3 performances, this weekend only!
Fremont Danceworks, a troupe of accomplished teen dancers will perform works by leading Seattle-area choreographers in its March spring show, “XpOsed.”
A school bus overturned Monday morning on a central Washington highway, injuring dozens of children, including three seriously, before coming to rest at the edge of a field, authorities said.