middle school http://kplu.org en After 26 years, football returns to Tacoma middle schools http://kplu.org/post/after-26-years-football-returns-tacoma-middle-schools <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Middle school football teams </span><a href="http://tacomaschools.org/information/departments/athletics/Middle%20School%20Documents/VARSITY%20Football%20Schedule%202013_4.pdf" style="line-height: 1.5;">hit the gridiron this week </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">in Tacoma for the first time since the Reagan administration. It’s been 26 years since the school district transitioned from a junior high system, and canceled almost all middle school athletics.</span></p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 22:38:56 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 8181 at http://kplu.org After 26 years, football returns to Tacoma middle schools Bainbridge middle school skips day off for Martin Luther King http://kplu.org/post/bainbridge-middle-school-skips-day-martin-luther-king <p><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-945798.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-945798.mp3</a></p><p>Not all kids are enjoying a day off thanks to Martin Luther King, Jr.&nbsp; Teachers and administrators at Hyla Middle School on Bainbridge Island see it as the perfect time to give students a new perspective on the civil rights leader.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Mon, 17 Jan 2011 12:52:38 +0000 Charla Bear 541 at http://kplu.org Bainbridge middle school skips day off for Martin Luther King Bethel closer to ditching junior high schools http://kplu.org/post/bethel-closer-ditching-junior-high-schools <div><div style="overflow: hidden; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: transparent; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; border: medium none;"><p>What's one way to end the terror of junior high?&nbsp; Members of a Bethel School District committee think the answer is to create middle schools.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 17 Dec 2010 22:27:08 +0000 Charla Bear 388 at http://kplu.org