Mark Klaas

Kentwood’s bumpy season comes to an end

Conquerors drop district playoff to Curtis, turn attention to next season with plenty of returning talent

 

Kentwood finds its stride for the district playoffs

Conquerors recover from slow start, aim to finish fast

 

Auburn Riverside Jayden Solis bursts up the middle to score on a 29-yard run in the first quarter against Kentwood on Thursday night. RACHEL CIAMPI, Kent Reporter

Kentwood awakens to turn back Auburn Riverside

Conquerors use big plays, ground game to grab first win of the season

 

Kentlake’s Hudson Potts, left, and Nathaniel Madrid walk onto the field following the Falcons’ 42-20 NPSL victory against the Trojans at Auburn Memorial Stadium on Thursday night. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Kentlake subdues Auburn in division opener

Falcons fly to 4-0 start; injuries, mistakes hamper Trojans

Kentlake’s Hudson Potts, left, and Nathaniel Madrid walk onto the field following the Falcons’ 42-20 NPSL victory against the Trojans at Auburn Memorial Stadium on Thursday night. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Kent officials, union seal two-year deal for teachers

School board approves changes to KEA contract; educators get pay raises

Kent Association of Paraeducators members rally outside the Kent School District Office on Aug. 22. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Kent paraeducators seek support in bid for better pay

Union, school district continue to bargain

Kent Association of Paraeducators members rally outside the Kent School District Office on Aug. 22. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Conquerors keep eyes on the bigger prize

Kentwood reloads for another run at a division title, playoff spot

Members of the Kent Association of Paraeducators rally outside school district offices Wednesday, Aug. 22. Like teachers, paras were seeking higher wages. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Kent School District, teachers reach contract agreement | UPDATE

Educators to get 10 percent pay raise this year, 4.5 percent the next; deal averts possible strike; classes begin Thursday

Members of the Kent Association of Paraeducators rally outside school district offices Wednesday, Aug. 22. Like teachers, paras were seeking higher wages. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter
Members of the Kent Association of Paraeducators rally outside school district offices Wednesday, Aug. 22. Like teachers, paras are seeking higher wages. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Kent School District, teachers reach tentative contract agreement

Deal, if the union approves by vote Wednesday, would avoid possible strike; classes begin Thursday

Members of the Kent Association of Paraeducators rally outside school district offices Wednesday, Aug. 22. Like teachers, paras are seeking higher wages. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter
MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter
                                Teachers assemble in front of the Kent School District Office, listening to Lisa Brackin, an ELL teacher at Mill Creek Middle School, at the rally.

Kent teachers rally for better pay as negotiations reach critical stage | Update

Union, district gather in last planned bargaining session; talks bring no resolution; strike remains a possibility

MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter
                                Teachers assemble in front of the Kent School District Office, listening to Lisa Brackin, an ELL teacher at Mill Creek Middle School, at the rally.
Tiffany Nguyen, 17, left, of Kent, laughs with Tiffany Jinks, 16, of Tacoma, as she attempts to grab candy with an alligator clamp while learning about laparoscopic surgery last week during Nurse Camp at Tacoma General Hospital. Photo by Patrick Hagerty

Getting a hands-on opportunity, a real-life look

MultiCare’s annual Nurse Camp inspires future medical professionals

Tiffany Nguyen, 17, left, of Kent, laughs with Tiffany Jinks, 16, of Tacoma, as she attempts to grab candy with an alligator clamp while learning about laparoscopic surgery last week during Nurse Camp at Tacoma General Hospital. Photo by Patrick Hagerty

Plett crowned Miss Cornucopia

Kentwood honors student earns $3,000 scholarship from Kent Lions

Being bold, being heard

UTOPIA Seattle working to enhance the lives of queer and trans people in the area

The crowd listens in and looks on as Kentridge senior-to-be Adrian Tirtu, the ASB president, talks about Eric Anderson, the school’s longtime athletic director who passed away at age 57. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Kentridge athletic director unexpectedly passes away at age 57

Eric Anderson remembered as a tireless worker, everyone’s friend, a leader who brought out the best in students

The crowd listens in and looks on as Kentridge senior-to-be Adrian Tirtu, the ASB president, talks about Eric Anderson, the school’s longtime athletic director who passed away at age 57. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter
Vince Olsen delivers a pitch during the District 10 championship game. Olsen struck out seven. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

Kent falls to Auburn in classic duel for District 10 title

All-Stars come up short in pursuit of a state tournament spot

Vince Olsen delivers a pitch during the District 10 championship game. Olsen struck out seven. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter
U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., the guest speaker, addresses the gathering at Tahoma National Cemetery on Monday. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Remembering the fallen, honoring those who serve in harm’s way

Hundreds gather to pay tribute to military men and women of today and yesterday at Tahoma National Cemetery

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., the guest speaker, addresses the gathering at Tahoma National Cemetery on Monday. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter
Kentridges Solomon Hines dashes to victory in the 100 meters at 10.87 seconds. RACHEL CIAMPI, Kent Reporter

Tahoma boys, girls win league

Top qualifiers compete at districts May 17 and May 19 at French Field

Kentridges Solomon Hines dashes to victory in the 100 meters at 10.87 seconds. RACHEL CIAMPI, Kent Reporter

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