The Times reports on new state standards for Science which sound great (except they left out Computer Science and I think that's a mistake). But the story really misses one huge thing: Common Core which is likely to come out with its own standards. What happens then? Hmm.
No director community meetings for Saturday but there is a candidate debate on Sunday the 6th sponsored by the Rainier Chamber of Commerce and First Thursday at the Ark Lodge Cinemas. The debate includes one between Sue Peters and Suzanne Dale Estey. Space is limited so you need to register. (I note the endorsement of the Times to Dale Estey and Blanchard. Their reasoning on Dale Estey has changed somewhat since their early one. (For parents who HAVE been in the district for longer than say, a couple of years, it's kind of puzzling to have the Times say Dale Estey's work in an SPS school is a reason to elect her.)
Congratulations are in order for President Kay Smith-Blum who was awarded the 2013 Nellie Cashman Business Owner of the Year award. She won the Women Business Owner award.
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