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.
It’s nearly time for Seattle area kids to take their winter break! If you still need to work, or the kids want something fun to do, check out these area Winter Break Camps!
The kids (and even some teachers) don’t have school on Veteran’s Day, Friday, November 11. Don’t go stir-crazy! Get out and do something fun!
Downtown Seattle’s Pacific Place is once again offering up 10 days of sales and promotions to help you polish up your fall wardrobe, or get a jump on your holiday shopping.