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Community Garden in Airway Heights

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SOWA Grant Gives Airway Heights Students an Opportunity to Get their Hands Dirty by Virginia Eader, School’s Out Washington MSW Student Intern Sunset Elementary School in Airway Heights, Northeastern Washington was one of four programs to receive this year’s Healthy Youth Healthy Futures Washington mini-grant. With Spring in the air, students at Sunset have been […]

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The smallest towns in Washington

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Krupp is the smallest town in Washington with 52 people living within 0.6 square miles. About 15 children and youth lived in Krupp in 2000.  It’s about equidistant between Wenatchee and Spokane. As it appears from a quick Google search, there aren’t any schools there or anything else, really. What do kids do there in […]

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We Stand

Posted under Opinions

by Virginia Eader, School’s Out Washington MSW Student Intern   On Friday, we joined the YWCA for Stand Against Racism is a movement that aims to eliminate racism by raising awareness…with the hope to unite as one community in order to celebrate diversity, raise awareness that racism and injustice still exist, and silence the voices […]

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Screen-Free Week: April 30 to May 6, 2012

Posted under Workshops & Training

Can you go for a week without watching TV or using a computer?  Probably not. What about your kids? Can you challenge and inspire the kids in your program to go without video games for 7 days?! What the heck would you do? Oregon Trail PTO has created a list of activities for youngsters during […]

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Introducing Nicholas Bradford!

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Today we interviewed Nicholas Bradford, our new intern in Education Policy from the UW College of Education. Where are you from? Migrant area of central California, rural Western Washington, most of western Europe, Kuwait, Iraq, S. Korea, The Evergreen State College, Montreal for four years, Vermont for two years, Mexico, now back to the Seattle […]

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