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College Support During COVID-19

By Derek Rogers, Director of College Counseling  Like most aspects of life during the COVID-19 pandemic, the college admission landscape has seen many changes in these last few months and its future is still unfolding. Whether it’s shifts in testing policy or...

Reflections from Rainier Scholars Leadership, Part 2

All, I’m heartbroken by recent events. Again and again. Mr. Little and I were exchanging texts about reading a historical account of the murder of teenager Emmett Till in Jet Magazine when we were 10 years old, one of our earliest memories of reading about our black...

Reflections from Rainier Scholars Leadership, Part 1

For a list of justice and community support resources, as well as anti-racism resources for parents, please click here. Dear Rainier Scholars Community, Like so many of you, I have spent this past week aching in heart and soul at the images of yet another brutal...

Scholars “Zoom” into Reading

by Ashley Sirls, Associate Director of Leadership Development Every summer at Rites of Passage (our 14-month Academic Enrichment Phase graduation ceremony), scholars are told that they are no longer in Rainier Scholars, but they are Rainier Scholars. This ceremony...

Supporting Our Scholars and Community During COVID-19

by Liz Sadler, Director of Academic Counseling A core component of the Rainier Scholars support system is checking in with students, making sure they have what they need to succeed academically, and ensuring that their families’ basic needs are being met. Many of our...