Help the POST deliver your local news and get a tax deduction

Dear Pierce Prairie Post Reader,   Before you count down the final seconds of 2012, you should know that we are counting on you. When you read an article, it helps our statistics and helps us to convince advertisers to invest in our publication. Since we are also non-profit, if you like having a local…

Chambers-Clover Creek Watershed Council , Dec. 19

The Chambers-Clover Creek Watershed Council will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, December 19, 2012, from  3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. The location is new; it will be held at the Tacoma Mall Plaza Building, 2702 South 42nd Street, Suite 201, Tacoma, WA 98409-7322. This is the year-end meeting. Folks highly interested in the Chamber Creek…

“Your Public Schools in Action” tour – Franklin Pierce School District, part 1

By Marianne Lincoln Introduction to FPSD 2012 The room was crowded, that was the first clue that this tour was going to be worthwhile. On hand were three college presidents, several elected officials, a few candidates, public administrators from the Washington Association of School Administrators and Washington State School Director’s Association, PTA representatives, members of…

WHS students place in national essay contest

Two Washington High students recently placed in a national essay contest of the American Veterans.  Kayla Abler, 9th grade, and Mi Kyeong Jung, 12th grade, were recently honored for having nationally recognized essays in the annual Americanism essay contest of the American Veterans (AMVET). Abler won an all expense paid trip to Philadelphia and Valley Forge…

Franklin Pierce Foundation

August 20, 2012, Franklin Pierce School District The Franklin Pierce Foundation is proud to announce the addition of the Blue Steele Coffee Company Scholarship to the long list of scholarships administered by the Foundation Courtney and Oliver Marshall, owners of Blue Steel Coffee Company, have established an annual scholarship for a Washington High School student…