FREE MEALS AVAILABLE AT 10 BETHEL SCHOOLS

Este mensaje en español From BETHEL SCHOOLS — Starting Tuesday, March 17, free meals will be available to ANYONE ages 1-18 through the end of the statewide school closure. These “grab and go” meals will include both lunch and breakfast for the following morning. We’ll be utilizing “curbside pick-up” to maintain social distancing, so you…

Fire Training at house on new Bethel High site

Graham Fire and Rescue has been training at the home at 23009 70th Ave E., Graham, WA 98338. It is conveniently across the street from the fire station on 70th Avenue. This is a house that needs to be removed from Bethel School District owned property before the new bond-funded Bethel High School can be built. Graham Fire…

Property taxes and growing pains

Opinion: Marianne Lincoln, Editor Growing pains? Prosperity attracts people. People create need for more housing. More housing creates a need for more roads, buses, fire protection, policing, parks, libraries, sewer extensions, and more. The people that say, “If you build they will come,” are completely missing the boat. Frederickson was barely a few houses surrounded…

Bethel Director District 4 – Open for Applicants

Bethel School Board member Amy Pivetta Hoffman of Director District 4, has resigned her post. This leaves and opening for a new Bethel School Board member. You must reside in District 4 to be eligible. Anyone residing in District 4 may apply for appointment to the board. A map is included in the application packet….

Bethel ABC Day – October 5, 2019

All Bethel Community Day (ABC Day) is fast approaching. This annual event has grown steadily over the years into a huge blockbuster in South Pierce County. Characters like Blitz from the Seahawks and the Mariner Moose have made showings in past years. Carriages rides, helicopters and even the double decker Seahawks Party Bus have visited…

Volunteers needed for the Exceptional Families Network

Exceptional Families Network is a Washington nonprofit organization working with families who have children with special needs. We support, educate, and empower exceptional families and our community to create an inclusive environment for all. We are seeking volunteers to assist us in making our events successful. Some ongoing events are: Monthly Support Group Meetings Dare…

Pierce College Classes at Spanaway Lake High – Ribbon Cutting Aug. 27

BETHEL SCHOOL DISTRICT — Join Congressman Denny Heck, Pierce County Executive Bruce Dammeier, the Bethel School Board, and many others as we officially dedicate the new Pierce College campus at Spanaway Lake High School. This new Pierce College location will give our Running Start students the opportunity to take college-level classes on campus during the day,…

New Health Center Coming to Bethel Middle School

With three years of funding from Kaiser Permanente, Community Health Care will open a new clinic to serve Spanaway students SPANAWAY – School-based health centers have been associated with improved educational outcomes including better attendance and higher grades as well as decreased emergency department use and hospital admissions. Now, Spanaway’s Bethel Middle School will get…

Children’s Free Summer Lunch Program

BETHEL SCHOOL DISTRICT — We are pleased to announce our annual Free Summer Lunch program for children. Lunches will be made available at no charge to attending children 18 years of age and younger. Free lunches will be provided on weekdays from June 24 through August 16. All sites will be closed July 4 and…

Bethel Events through June 2019

Bethel’s Visual and Performing Arts Newsletter EXPRESSIONS Vol. 29  No. 18     May 22, 2019   May: Washington State Arts Education Month 22 6:30pm                   Pajama Party (1st Grade)  CP       6:30pm                   Spring Band, Choir, & Orchestra Concert  GE       7:00pm                   Spring Choir Concert  CE 7:00pm                   Spring Band Concert  GKHS 7:00pm                   Final Band & Orchestra Concert / Awards…

Bethel propane buses first in U.S.

Bethel is the first school district in the United States to deploy the latest ultra-low NOx propane-powered school buses, which are 90% cleaner than the EPA’s current heavy-duty engine standard. We have recently been nominated for the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo Fleet Award, a national recognition. You can find more details here: https://bit.ly/2GokoY0