News Tips & Achievements – Current and Ongoing
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Questions? Email Kristy Mylroie
in Community Relations or call 354-7387.
TCS open house
Interested in finding out more about project-based learning? Come to The Community School open house and learn about what sets TCS apart from other high schools. This event is being held in conjunction with National School Choice Week.
The Community School
1025 W Spofford Ave
Ferris Jazz Orchestra selected for Seattle Jazz Experience
The Ferris Jazz Orchestra was selected as one of 6 high school bands and just 20 participant ensembles to attend the Seattle Jazz Experience scheduled for March 13-14, 2015 at the Cornish Playhouse at Seattle Center.
3020 E. 37th Ave.
Regal students win math contest
Recently teams of students competed in a math competition on the Sumdog website.
Here's the facts:
19,522 classes entered
8,646 classes qualified
197,009 students played
47,985,561 questions answered
40,374,365 correct answers
Regal's team of 16 students won the contest!!
2 Regal students placed in the top 10 of all students who participated, correctly answering 1,000 questions!
2707 E. Rich Ave.
New HEART/STEP Resource Center
STEP (a transition program) and HEART (for homeless students) have combined to open a new clothing bank/resource center, which includes a delivery program at schools for students who need immediate services. The center is located at 1807 N. Washington, right next to Dolly's, in the portables on the east side of the North Central HS campus.
1807 N. Washington
Rogers teachers earn Unsung Heroes Grant
Rogers teachers Aaron Brecek and Chris Dunn received a $2,000 grant as part of the Voya's (formerly ING) 2014 Unsung Heroes awards competition.
Through the program, Voya Financial awards grants to K-12 educators nationwide to honor their innovative teaching methods, creative educational projects, and the ability to positively influence the children they teach. Brecek’s and Dunn’s innovative teaching idea, Flipping Algebra, is designed to improve the experience and grades of ninth graders taking algebra.
1622 E. Wellesley Ave.
LC and NC make list of top high schools
LC and NC were named to The Daily Beast's list of top high schools for 2014. Find out more at
LC and NC