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A high-poverty public school tries charter-type reforms
Oct 3, 2014 • Al Jazeera AmericaThis fall, they started college — White on a full scholarship at the University of Washington, Arciniega at Tacoma Community College. ... The idea for Lincoln Center came from Pat Erwin, who had taken over as principal of Lincoln High School in 2004. More
When a Public High School Experiments With the Charter Model, Here's What ...
Oct 13, 2014 • NationSwellAt the Lincoln High School in Tacoma, Wash., some students go to school from 7:20 a.m. to 5 p.m., including Saturdays and throughout summer. If this intense amount of schooling sounds familiar, that's because there are charter schools across the ... More
Coached by Jon Kitna, HS team runs score to 91-0
Oct 6, 2014 • Yahoo Sports (blog)The Tribune added that Washington had seen a 91-0 game in 2002, and an 83-0 win in 2008. Last year, a 91-0 win in Texas led parents of the losing team to cry foul. Kitna's team is 5-0, winning by no less than 22 points each week. They won 62-0 in week ... More
Prep football coaches Clegg, Kitna: They 'love their kids … and they love to ...
Oct 23, 2014 • TheNewsTribune.comHe has his team ahead of schedule and poised to become the first Tacoma metro public school to win the 3A Narrows League in back-to-back years since Mount Tahoma did so in 1980. TONY OVERMAN — Staff photographer .... He attended Lincoln High School ... More
Exit133 is about Tacoma
Oct 22, 2014 • Exit 133Councilmember Ibsen reminded us that Wednesday, October 22, at 6 p.m. the City will be hosting a community budget input meeting at the Wheelock Public Library, and on Thursday, October 23, Historic Tacoma will hold its annual meeting at Washington ... More
Afraid of the water? Float away the fear
Oct 24, 2014 • TheNewsTribune.comWainhouse remembers going to Lincoln High School and experiencing “swimming” in physical education class. “We had pools and all had to dive in and I failed miserably,” he said. “If you couldn't do something, they just moved you to the side. There was ... More
Tacoma's proposed two-year budget includes adding 110 jobs
Oct 7, 2014 • TheNewsTribune.com$100,000 to support the creation of a University of Washington Tacoma law school. • $350,000 for beautification and signs near at least four major entry points to Tacoma. • $400,000 for a system to track and check out library materials, called radio ... More
Sep 30, 2014 • Monroe MonitorIn 1929, Bernice's family moved from Minnesota to Parkland, Washington where she graduated from Lincoln High School in 1942. In 1945, she ... As a child she played accordion so well she was once invited to perform on a Tacoma radio station. Anyone who ... More
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