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59-year sentence for 2008 gang murder at Garfield High School
Sep 10, 2014 • The Seattle Times (blog)A South Seattle gang member who fatally shot a teenager at Garfield High School in 2008 was sentenced Wednesday morning to 59 years in prison. D'Angelo Saloy killed 15-year-old Quincy Coleman, a Central District gang member, on Halloween night ... More
With Opening Of Seattle's 'First Place,' Charter Schools Have Arrived In ...
Sep 2, 2014 • KPLU News for Seattle and the NorthwestLeaders of First Place, located just blocks from Garfield High School in Seattle's Central District, said the public funding that comes with their charter label will allow the school to nearly double its enrollment over the next two years. The school ... More
Seattle-metro News and Events for Sept. 12 through Oct. 6, 2014
Sep 11, 2014 • The SkannerThe Classic will be hosted by Seattle City Councilmember Bruce Harrell,a Garfield High School and University of Washington alumnus and National Academic All-American First Team in Football. Special honored guest is Franklin High School alumnus and ... More
Memorial Football Classic to benefit high school sports
Sep 10, 2014 • Madison Park TimesSeattle City Councilmember Bruce Harrell, a Garfield High School and University of Washington alumnus and National Academic All-American First Team in Football, will host the Classic. The special honored guest is Franklin High School alumnus and ... More
Teaching the old-school classics
Sep 23, 2014 • Queen Anne NewsThere is one other Latin teacher in Seattle Public Schools, at Garfield High School. .... The No Child Left Behind waiver was recently revoked in Washington state, and schools continue to push for higher and better standardized test scores to garner ... More
Reforming K-12 Education: How the Activists Are Doing It
Sep 22, 2014 • Huffington PostPerhaps the biggest public school activism success story for 2013 was the teacher union-led Scrap the Map in Seattle. After months of protesting Washington's mandatory MAP standardized testing at Garfield High School, a decision was made to make the ... More
Seattle filled with see-it-only-here visitor attractions, including Green Bay ...
Sep 2, 2014 • The Oregonian - OregonLive.comHendrix grew up in Seattle, attended Garfield High School, then burst onto the world music scene in the 1960s and showed British legend Eric Clapton new ways to use a guitar. Hendrix died in 1970, at age 27, from an overdose of barbiturates. He is ... More
Coach Carr has resigned at Chief Sealth
Sep 6, 2014 • Westseattleherald.comAccording to Seattle Public Schools spokeswoman Stacy Howard, Coach Carr resigned after a verbal disagreement with a parent. He was told he could keep his job but chose to resign. Carr began his coaching career in 1994 at Lewis and Clark High School ... More
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