My First Argument

By Hojoon Sung The first argument I had with my mother took place at what would become my favorite cafe in the city. There, sitting by the window with the sun streaming in, my laptop’s...


Ways to Gain Skills Through Opportunities in High School

Students at robotics competition.

Ready WA Storyteller Helîn updated this blog post, which initially featured national and international opportunities, with a whole new section about opportunities in Washington! We've added the new section about Washington up top, for easy...


Tool: Family Conversations about the Future

Father and son doing homework together.

This tool provides guidance for families to have conversations about students' plans after high school. It was co-created with a small group of parents and students representing various ethnicities and languages. The tool is available...


Options HS seniors reflect about their college + career plans

Presentation - Font

Teaching, dental hygiene, HVAC, and psychology are just a sampling of the future career aspirations of recently graduated seniors in Joe Wooding’s AVID class at Options High School in Bellingham. Graduates will move on to...


Quilcene: Expanding opportunities in a rural district

Graduation ceremony - Brunswick County Schools

Quilcene: Expanding opportunities in a rural district Relationships. Strategic use of resources. An activity or class to match every student’s interests. These are a few of the principles that guide the decisions of Quilcene School...


Ways to strengthen the HSBP experience

Education - School

Students of Washington, I’m sure you’ve been asked the question, “Where do you see yourself in 5 years?” “10 years?” Or even “15 years?” If students are anything like me, they may have no clue...