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Reinventing Rainier Beach

Reinventing Rainier Beach

Rainier Beach Reinvented Walking through the halls of Rainier Beach High School, it’s impossible not to notice the inspirational murals covering the walls. The formidable faces of painted Vikings—Beach’s mascot—stand in contrast with collages depicting prominent African-American leaders and stylized graffiti lettering proudly spelling out “Rainier Beach.” The art contributes to what students, teachers, and administrators alike describe as the […]

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Fight at Hale

Fight at Hale

A blurry video captured on a student’s phone shows two Hale students fighting ferociously while bystanders look on and do little to help. A teacher struggles through the throng and tries to pull the two apart. At least one of the girls was suspended. Yet many of those who watched or videotaped the incident, and did nothing to participate were […]

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