LWSD bus driver puts students first during smoke scare

Wade Minor, Lake Washington School District bus driver, acted quickly when smoke appeared in the back of the bus. Minor was transporting approx. 20 students when a mechanical issue forced him to pull over the afternoon of Sept. 6.

Happy First Day!

Staff at Rose Hill Elementary were excited to welcome students and parents back this morning.



    Thoreau teacher named STAR 101.5 Teacher of the Week

    Henry David Thoreau Elementary School teacher Casey Conroy and her fourth/fifth grade Quest class were surprised by STAR 101.5 and the King-Pierce Counties Dairy Ambassador on October 19. Conroy was the recipient of the STAR 101.5 Elementary Teacher of the Week award. She was nominated by her student, Trisha Wui.

    Each student received a goody bag from Dairy Farmers of Washington, Living Computers: Museum + Labs, KOMO 4, and STAR 101.5. Conroy received a personalized plaque from Trophies2Go, a Living Computers: Museum + Labs gift card, and a $100 gift card from Daniel’s Broiler. She will also receive a makeover courtesy of Blanc N’ Schwartz Salon in Kent.

    STAR 101.5 Teacher of the Week with her class