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Cascade High School students earn top state "Yo escribe en español" literary awards

Left to right: Sandra Isabel Rojas, teacher Margarita Hurtado, Steven Bishop, and Donna Trejo. Photo courtesy of Everett Public Schools.

Three students in Margarita Hurtado’s AP Spanish class have earned top awards in the 18th annual "Yo escribe en español" literary contest.

This year’s topic was related to a statement made by Sancho in Miguel de Cervantes’ masterpiece, Don Quijote de la Mancha, “Freedom is one of the most precious gifts that has been bestowed upon human beings.”

New class replaces Senior Seminar for Everett School District high school students

To give students the time, space, tools and place to develop necessary skills, the district is replacing Senior Seminar and its Culminating Exhibition with College and Career Readiness Seminar.

In an effort to better prepare graduates for life after high school, the Everett School District is changing the curriculum.

The “Senior Seminar” and “Culminating Exhibition” now required in senior year will be replaced with a “College and Career Readiness Seminar,” which can be taken in either the junior or senior years.

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