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Kent-Meridian High School security to be increased today after report of a ...

Oct 29, 2014 • Q13 FOX
KENT, Wash. — The Kent School District said Wednesday that, “in abundance of caution,” it will increase security at Kent-Meridian High School and excuse students who don't want to attend class Thursday over a threat that “lacked specific credibility.”. More

Culture change lifts Kent-Meridian from cellar to contender

Oct 17, 2014 •
The Royals had superstars in their past two quarterbacks, Quincy Carter (now at Central Washington), and David Jones (Portland State). But they've benefited from a more collective group of talent this year, led by what Romine said is the best group of ... More

New teachers at Kent-Meridian learn how to work with students beyond what ...

Oct 23, 2014 • Kent Reporter
... and Bud Bannon are new teachers at Kent-Meridian High School, and both have had to adapt what they learned in college around the realities of the actual teaching environment. Bannon received a bachelor's degree in athletic training at Washington ... More

Kent-Meridian's Barringer excels as a principal, gets taste of superintendency

Sep 18, 2014 • Kent Reporter
Kent-Meridian High School Principal Wade Barringer gives directions to a student while on his daily campus rounds. His 2013-2014 superintendent internship drew him away from school often, he says, and he's happy to be back and working with students ... More

Kent-Meridian High School teacher honored as Symetra Hero in the Classroom

Sep 26, 2013 • Kent Reporter
Kent-Meridian High School's D.J. Reed was recently recognized as a Symetra Hero in the Classroom during a surprise lunchtime assembly. Symetra partners with the Seattle Seahawks to bring the teacher recognition program to the Puget Sound area. More

Kent School District monitors student Wi-Fi use

Aug 14, 2014 • KIRO Seattle
Within 20 minutes, they were able to trace where the person lived in Eastern Washington. ... A student who attended Kent-Meridian High School last year, Ridwan Ibrahim, said she's fine with following school rules about the Internet. But she sees many ... More

“Weighing In”: Prep wrestling blog — Week 3

Dec 23, 2014 • The Seattle Times (blog)
The Kent-Meridian High School wrestler, who took second place at 170 pounds at the Class 4A state tournament last season, is slowed now but onlookers hardly know it. Daigbe, also an all-state wide receiver for the Royals' football team, is poised for ... More

Ex-Kent-Meridian teacher, coach receives five-day jail sentence for sex crime

Feb 22, 2013 • Kent Reporter
A former Kent-Meridian High School teacher and track coach received a five-day jail sentence Friday in King County Superior Court for communication with a minor for immoral purposes. After the sentencing at the Norm Maleng Regional Justice Center in ... More

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