Franklin High School Curtis Chinn will be attending the University of Washington Bothell in the fall. He will be studying mechanical engineering. Newport High School Edison Wong delivered the commencement speech for his school’s graduation ceremony, his last as class president. He will be attending the University of Washington Foster School of Business. Joanna Lee […]
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly Standing in front of a large easel pad, a teacher shows a drawing of a student with a birthday cake. “I pictured Lore at her cake with her family all around singing,” she says. But the classroom is empty. And stuffed animals on the floor are the only spectators. […]
Inside the electronic geofence that registers the arrival of a car pulling up to pick up food, past the posters showing chocolate-dipped donut sticks, around the electronic kiosks taking orders automatically, past the smiling face of the franchise owner, behind counters that are ubiquitous around the world— sits a surprise.
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Western Washington University (WWU) awarded a posthumous honorary bachelor’s degree on June 15 to James K. Okubo, a Medal of Honor recipient and former Western Washington College of Education student. He was unable to finish his degree because his family was incarcerated during World War II, along with about 120,000 West Coast residents of Japanese ancestry.
By Kai Curry Northwest Asian Weekly 2019 marks a big year for Washington’s charter schools, as it is the first year since the charter school initiative was passed in 2012 that graduates are claiming their diplomas. Seniors from Summit Sierra charter school in the International District were the first to do so this June. Most […]
“I always thought my parents were hard on me,” said Sherry Gao, a recent University of Washington (UW) graduate and IT specialist from Premera Blue Cross taking the class.
On the way to her office, she must pass under the ranked row of photographs — former superintendents. They seem to glower across the lobby of the Seattle School District’s main office, as if unhappy and cognizant of the short tenure each served. Her predecessor served for four years. Many served less. Some only served for one year.