Celeste Gracey

Coffee with … Irma Guerrero-Kusmirek, ELL paraeducator who’s seen it all

When one English Language Learner (ELL) teacher tells her students she's been in their shoes, the reality is she actually had it worse. Irma Guerrero-Kusmirek (Mrs. GK to the kids) was 13 when her family immigrated from Mexico, and there wasn't such a thing as English Language Learner classes. "I didn't know how to count to 5 when I came here," she said. "I know the fear they have inside of them."


Cascade View Elementary special clothing night Oct. 21

Cascade View is having a special C.A.R.E. Night Thursday, Oct. 21 at the school for families of students.It's a wonderful opportunity for families to pick… Continue reading


Tukwila’s Foster High School sees largest enrollment in its history

As freshmen crowded the halls with friends, the Foster High School principal reached his hand out to all those willing to take it. "We have beautiful kids. They're amazing," Jim Boyce said, smile wide with enthusiasm for the start of school. Expecting about 900-950 students this year, Foster has the largest enrollment in its 95-year history, he said.