Newstalk KBKW

Tag Archive for High School

Full Episode: GMA 4/15: Red Lunar Eclipse Brings Selfies, Conspiracy Theories

Drugs Abound at High School ‘Glow Parties’; Alicia Silverstone Is ‘The Kind Mama’ …read more

Full Episode: GMA 4/10: High School Stabbing Suspect to Be Charged as Adult

Elite FBI Team Rescued Kidnapped Military Contractor; Can You Be Overweight but Healthy? …read more

High School Stabbing Victim Has Another Surgery

Pennsylvania high school stabbing victim has another surgery, considered ‘very critical’ …read more

Odd smell: Wash. high school briefly evacuated

PROSSER, Wash. (AP) — A high school in southeast Washington was briefly evacuated and seven people were taken to a hospital as a precaution after a chemical smell was reported in one of the school’s restrooms…. …read more

Bogus 'gunman' tweet: Wash. student arrested

STEVENSON, Wash. (AP) — A Skamania County sheriff’s officer says a Stevenson, Wash., High School student accused of sending out a Twitter message that put the school into lockdown has been arrested…. …read more

NC Man Charged in Shooting of High School Student

NC man charged in shooting of 16-year-old high schooler who says he was trying to stop a fight

…read more

Flipped class at Anacortes does homework at school

ANACORTES, Wash. (AP) — The kids in Cody Anderson’s AP Chemistry class at Anacortes High School rarely do their homework at home. It’s not that they’re “bad students.” It’s that in Anderson’s class, what’s traditionally considered homework is done in class instead…. …read more

Facebook post leads to Wash. teen's arrest

CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — A former Cheney, Wash., High School student has been arrested after two current students say they spotted a Facebook post showing the 16-year-old holding a gun and saying he was going to bring the weapon to the school…. …read more

Drowned Wenatchee student's coach reinstated

WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) — A Wenatchee High School teacher and coach who was fired over a student drowning will be reinstated…. …read more

High School Student Sets Self on Fire in Cafeteria

A student at a suburban Denver high school set himself on fire in the school’s cafeteria today and is in critical condition, authorities said.

…read more

Police: 16-Year-Old Boy Set Self on Fire at Colorado High School in Apparent Suicide Attempt

Police: 16-year-old boy set self on fire at Colorado high school in apparent suicide attempt

…read more

Student accused in threat to Mattawa school

MATTAWA, Wash. (AP) — A senior at Wahluke (WAH’-look) High School is accused of reporting a false threat last Thursday to the school in Mattawa…. …read more

Two Students Shot at North Philadelphia High School

Philadelphia Police have reported two students have been shot at a North Philadelphia Charter School.

…read more

Aida, the Musical at AHS, the High School

Aida Broadway

Casting for the musical “Aida, the Musical” to be performed at Aberdeen High School has been announced. Under the direction of Tamara Helland, there will be two evening performances and two matinees when the curtains lift May 1st through the 4th. The play features hit songs by Elton John and Tim Rice. The cast includes:…

Granite Falls HS student arrested for threats

GRANITE FALLS, Wash. (AP) — The Snohomish County sheriff’s office says Granite Falls police have arrested a 17-year-old accused of making online threats against students and staff at Granite Falls High School where the boy is a student…. …read more

Grays Harbor EMS prepping local high schools for new graduation requirement: CPR training

OLYMPIA, Wash. – New Graduation requirements in Washington will save lives on and off the High School campus, and if they don’t know already, your students will learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation. “They figure the more training they can get, the better for everybody in the public and in school.”
Sharryl Bell with Grays Harbor EMS said last week that they are working with local schools to make sure that the Class of 2014 knows what to do in the event of a sudden cardiac arrest emergency. “A lot of school like Hoquiam High School has a program set up, Aberdeen [trains] their staff and they are working toward their students. For those that are already doing it in school it’s not a big deal.” Bell said students will also be trained to use Automated External Defibrillators that restart a heart with an electric shock.
According to the American Heart Association, of the nearly 360-thousand people in the US that suffer sudden cardiac arrest outside of the hospital, only 9.5% survive, often because they don’t receive timely CPR.  Bystander CPR, when given right away, can double or even triple a victim’s chances of survival.
Substitute house bill 1556 was signed into law earlier this year. Beginning this school year, instruction in CPR must be included in at least one health class necessary for graduation.

Miller Junior High School Principal Mark Decker resigns

ABERDEEN, Wash. – In a letter to parents today, Miller Junior High School Principal Mark Decker explained that effective at the conclusion of the 2013-14 school year he will be leaving for a middle school/high school principal position at the American Cooperative School of Tunis in Tunisia.  www.acst.net .

Decker told parents “I have enjoyed my time at Miller and working with your children.  Soon, Dr. Opstad will be sharing with the community how the new selection of a Principal will take place for the 2014-15 school year.  Thank-you for your support and continued support of Miller Junior HIgh School.”

Honoree’s announced for 4th Annual Aberdeen Community Leadership Dinner

ABERDEEN, Wash. – Make your reservations as soon as possible for the Aberdeen Revitalization Movement’s (ARM) and the City of Aberdeen’s 4th Annual Aberdeen Community Leadership Dinner on Thursday, October 3rd at the Aberdeen Museum of History. Doors open at 5:30 PM and O’Brien’s Catering begins serving a roast beef dinner at 6 PM. (A vegetarian entree is available for those who request it.) Those being honored are listed below.

  • Lifetime – Bonnie Giron, Wiitamaki Jewelers
  • Non-Profit – Jim Daly, Executive Director of Grays Harbor Community Foundation
  • Business – Jeff Farmer, Owner of Domino’s Pizza
  • Government – Brian Little, Chair of the Aberdeen Planning Commission
  • Volunteer – Gregory Johnson, Gregorian Group
  • Education – Chuck Veloni, Aberdeen High School Teacher
  • Youth – Erika Nelson, Aberdeen High School Student
  • Youth – Griffin Hood, Aberdeen High School Student
  • ARM President’s Award – Mery Swanson


National Teacher of The Year to speak to Aberdeen teachers

ABERDEEN, Wash. – The 2013 National Teacher of the Year, Jeffrey Charbonneau, will help kick off the new school year with an address to teachers in the Aberdeen School District on Thursday, August 29.
“We are extremely grateful that Mr. Charbonneau accepted our invitation to come to Aberdeen,” Superintendent Thomas Opstad said. He added that several teachers and principals from Aberdeen have heard Mr. Charbonneau speak and are pleased their fellow educators will also get to experience the same motivation they felt when hearing him talk about working with students of all abilities.
Mr. Charbonneau is a high school chemistry, physics and engineering teacher in Zillah, Washington. He’s been working in this position for his entire 12-year teaching career. He recognizes that many students see his course subjects as the “hard” science classes and he welcomes the challenge to overturn the stigma. His classes feature a unique robotics challenge and other interactive learning experiences that see high percentages of students succeed in college-level coursework in a high school setting.

Aberdeen Revitalization Movement seeks nominations for 2013 awards

ABERDEEN, Wash. – The Aberdeen Revitalization Movement (ARM) is asking for nominations for the 4th Annual Aberdeen Community Leadership Dinner

Jeff Cook with ARM tells us they are seeking nominations of individuals, businesses, and organizations to consider for special recognition at the 4th Annual Aberdeen Community Leadership Dinner on Thursday, October 3rd at 6:00 PM at the Aberdeen Museum of History.

The categories are LIfetime, Education, Youth, Government, Volunteer, Business, and Non-Profit. The Youth nominee has to be high school age or younger.
This is a great opportunity to say thank you to those who have had an impact on Aberdeen!

Please submit your nominations to Jeff Cook at stonepine@me.com by Monday, September 9th. Nominations by email is preferred but you can also mail them to ARM, PO Box 1593, Aberdeen, WA 98520. Please include why you feel your nominee or nominees should be honored.