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Innovation High School loves to highlight the amazing and creative work their students are involved with. Daniel, a junior at IHS, is a great designer who loves to create leather pieces. Here are a few examples of his talent. ... See MoreSee Less

Impact Public Schools spent an evening listening to the perspectives of their founding family members while sharing an Ethiopian meal at one of their favorite local restaurants. They are now preparing to make home visits to all the new families they are welcoming into their school. ... See MoreSee Less

Ashé Preparatory Academy is hard at work preparing for their opening and start of the school year! ... See MoreSee Less

Impact Public Schools Community Outreach Ambassador team spent the day meeting new families at the Othello International Festival and Parade! ... See MoreSee Less

Pinnacles Prep had a great time participating in the Cherry Festival! ... See MoreSee Less

Learn more about Summit Olympus where 100% of graduates were accepted to four-year colleges earning about $2 MILLION in scholarships, grants & financial aid! Register today at: or consider attending the next Open House Dinner on Thursday, Sept 5th at 6pm. You can contact the office at (253) 444-9781. ... See MoreSee Less

Impact Public Schools scholars love math! Last year, 88% of students met or exceeded growth targets in Math on the NWEA nationally norm referenced assessment. Staff is prepping for year two with professional development training from a national expert and original author of Cognitively Guided Instruction (CGI). ... See MoreSee Less

Please help spread the word about our match on, so that local teachers can make the most of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s 50% boost for your donations to classroom projects, today only, until midnight. ... See MoreSee Less

Ashé Preparatory Academy founding educators are preparing to open the school this fall. Founding educators are participating in a three-week Professional Development Summer Institute and visited and explored Skyway, participating in the Skyway Scavenger Hunt. ... See MoreSee Less

Catalyst Public Schools staff spent some time at Navigator Schools in California to learn about their approach to intellectual preparation for lessons and social emotional learning among other things. ... See MoreSee Less

Impact Public Schools has such great parent support! Families helped prepare for back to school by cleaning the hallways so that teachers could spend more time preparing for year 2! ... See MoreSee Less

Willow Public School, Walla Walla hosts free movie Fridays! This Friday they are playing Captain Marvel at 7pm! Everyone is welcome. ... See MoreSee Less

Impact Public Schools is already gearing up for the new school year with new supplies and uniforms sorted and ordered. ... See MoreSee Less