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May 29, 2014 at 9:42 AM

Monroe High students caught changing grades

MONROE  (AP) — Four Monroe High School students are in trouble after installing a keylogger on a teacher’s computer that gave them access and allowed them to change their grades in a science class they were failing. The Daily Herald reports two of the students were directly involved in the grade-changing. The others were…

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May 6, 2014 at 5:56 AM

WSU students may have urinated in public park

The Spokesman-Review Washington State University is looking into a report that a group of its students – males and females – urinated in full view of the public Saturday in Coeur d’Alene’s City Park. The university was contacted Monday morning by a resident and advised of the incident, said Robert Strenge, assistant director of WSU News. “The…

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March 3, 2014 at 8:24 AM

Issaquah school bus goes into ditch

An Issaquah School District school bus went off the road and into a ditch this morning. There were 17 students on board, but neither they nor the bus driver suffered serious injury, according the Issaquah School District. There was one report that a student suffered a minor wrist injury. The bus went off the road about 6:45…

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February 6, 2014 at 6:28 AM

Thursday Memo: Hooky for history … Seahawks hot-dog it … Scolding for Boeing

Yes! Students stayed away in droves yesterday to watch the Seahawks parade. (At least we hope that’s why they skipped school …) Speaking of the parade. Some Seahawks linebackers chowed down during the parade, buying hotdogs as they made their way down the street. Have a look at this video: We’re sure the machinists would agree:…

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November 19, 2013 at 8:19 AM

Gonzaga students appeal gun probation

SPOKANE (AP) — Two Gonzaga students have appealed their probation for having guns in their apartment. The university said Eric Fagan and Dan McIntosh violated policy by having guns in university housing. They told KHQ their appeal Monday notes that the university only leases — and doesn’t own — the apartment building where they live. They…

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October 10, 2013 at 1:32 PM

UW students ask regents to take steps toward ending investments in fossil fuels

A group of University of Washington students has asked the school’s governing board to take the first step toward divesting in fossil fuels. The student-led Fossil Fuels Divestment Campaign has worked with the school’s treasury office to create a set of guidelines that would encourage the UW to seek out investments in alternative energy and examine…

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October 7, 2013 at 2:43 PM

11 Garfield High students banned during hazing investigation

The Seattle school district banned 11 Garfield High School students suspected of participating in a recent off-campus hazing incident until officials decide if discipline is warranted. The students were told Friday not to return to class on Monday. Such “emergency expulsions” generally don’t last longer than two weeks, said Seattle Public Schools…

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June 10, 2013 at 7:47 AM

Given $1,000, students say they will pay it forward

BELLINGHAM (AP) — A panel of business people surprised a group of Bellingham High School students by giving them $1,000 — and the students plan to dispense the money in good cheer. The Bellingham Herald reports that the local business people served as judges for a recent marketing class exercise in which students presented ideas…

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November 17, 2012 at 6:08 PM

Seattle students make video to spread message of love

With a video camera and a mission to spread a message of love, a trio of sophomores at Seattle Academy of Arts and Sciences in Seattle recently took the streets of Capitol Hill and downtown Seattle to ask folks about, well, about loving more. While plenty of people shied away from the quick on-camera interviews, videographers Audrey Thomas, Lillian…

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April 20, 2012 at 1:07 PM

Expert: School danger worse than most parents know

By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP The Associated Press Students were expelled or suspended from a Washington state public school 45 times last year for bringing a handgun to class, according to new statewide data on weapons in school. The guns were found in big districts and small, rural and urban. And the problem is nothing new for Washington state,…

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