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December 5, 2014 at 11:06 AM

Cuffed for class? Man runs into high school to avoid arrest

A man who had pulled up at Kentwood High School on Friday morning to drop off a relative made a dash for class himself after he was stopped by police. The man was stopped by King County sheriff’s deputies outside the Covington school for investigation of reckless driving, said sheriff’s spokeswoman Sgt. DB Gates. Once officers…


Comments | More in Education, The Blotter | Topics: Kent School District, Kentwood, King County Sheriff's Office

June 11, 2014 at 6:09 AM

Student’s lunch tossed when he’s 26 cents short

KENT (AP) — A Kent School District spokesman has apologized after a middle school cafeteria worker took back and threw away the lunch of a student who didn’t have sufficient money in his school account to pay for it. KOMO-TV reports that the student’s father, Jimmie Keys, was irate when his son told him…


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October 14, 2013 at 10:52 AM

Driver struck by bus in Kent School District bus barn

The Associated Press KENT — The Kent School District says a bus driver walking through the district’s bus barn Monday morning was struck by a school bus. The driver was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. KOMO-TV reports the driver of the bus that struck the victim also was taken to a hospital to be checked out.


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November 2, 2012 at 5:12 PM

7 King County school districts join in applying for $40 million federal grant

A consortium of seven King County school districts submitted a 320-page application this week, hoping to win $40 million in the latest federal Race to the Top competition. The seven districts include Seattle, Auburn, Federal Way, Highline, Kent, Renton and Tukwila.  The application was signed by the superintendents and school-board presidents of the seven districts, and the presidents…


Comments | Topics: Auburn, Auburn School District, Community Center for Education Results

July 6, 2012 at 1:58 PM

Explosive devices found at Kent schools

Two explosive devices have been found this week at two Kent schools, including one that damaged a building, according to the Kent Fire Department. In the first incident, an explosive device blew a hole in a masonry wall at Lake Youngs Elementary School in the 19600 block of 142nd Avenue Southeast at about 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday. No one was…


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March 23, 2012 at 1:38 PM

Boy who allegedly brought gun to school pleads not guilty

A 14-year-old boy who allegedly brought a handgun to his Renton-area middle school on Monday pleaded not guilty today to a charge of second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm in King County Juvenile Court. The youth, who is not being named because he has been charged as a juvenile, is accused of pulling out a gun while at…


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