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September 2, 2014 at 6:08 AM

Beacon Hill International School: Immersion program made difference

I am a parent of a child who just finished his fifth grade year at the Beacon Hill International School. After reading The Times’ article, “Seattle school under review for big jump in state test results” [Local News, Aug. 27], I wanted to express concerns over what I feel were gaps in the story. In…

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August 31, 2014 at 6:48 AM

Beacon Hill International School: Cheating unfairly implied

I would like to express my extreme displeasure in the unfounded characterization of in an article on Beacon Hill International School [“Seattle school under review for big jump in state test results,” Local News, Aug. 27]. I appreciate that the Seattle Public Schools felt compelled to report that, “Passage rates in math and reading at…

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September 14, 2013 at 6:55 AM

VA Puget Sound Health Care System gets poor review

Not this veteran’s experience I was shocked and dismayed to read the recent article on the Puget Sound Veteran Affairs health system. [“Puget Sound VA health system gets poor reviews for quality,” page one, Sept. 9.] That conflicts with every experience I’ve had at the VA hospital on Beacon Hill. I’ve had a tumor taken off my…

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July 16, 2013 at 6:54 AM

Fire on Beacon Hill

Thanks to compassionate firefighters, residents I lived in the apartment below the explosion that caused Wednesday morning’s apartment fire in Beacon Hill. [“Butane gas in refrigerator caused explosion, fire on Beacon Hill,” seattletimes.com, July 10.] The nine hours following the blast were a blur, but throughout every moment, the fire department, Red Cross volunteers, our neighbors,…

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