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WHS continues tradition of excellence at DECA International

  • Written by Kirsten Abel, Features Writer

Woodinville High School excelled yet again at this year’s DECA International Career Development Conference, known as the ICDC, on April 26-29 in Anaheim.

DECA is a program that helps train high school and college students in areas such as marketing, business management, finance and hospitality.

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Area competitive cheer squad wins two national championships in first year

  • Written by Kirsten Abel, Features Writer

In its first full year of competition, Woodinville’s Tech Elite Cheer House, affiliated with Tech Gymnastics, won two national competitions.
“We feel like we had a pretty solid, successful showing for our first year out,” said Hallie Newton, cheer coach and one of Tech Elite’s two program directors along with coach Lenny Lewis.

The gym’s senior team, called “Matrix,” is made up of eight girls ages 11 to 16. Matrix won the PacWest Nationals in Portland in March and also won the American Showcase National Championships in Anaheim in April.

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Helping the hungry: Snohomish County participates in 25th annual Letter Carriers’ Food Drive

  • Written by Kirsten Abel, Features Writer

On May 13, mail carriers and volunteers across the country will participate in the 25th annual Letter Carriers’ “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive.

In Snohomish County, the event takes place due to the group effort of the National Association of Letter Carriers, Volunteers of America Western Washington, United Way of Snohomish County, Branch 791, and the Snohomish County Labor Council.

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Learn how to can at home

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Online and hands-on courses teach how to preserve local foods safely.
Rich, red strawberry jam, crunchy dill pickles, homemade salsa – nothing tastes better than home-preserved foods. In addition, a well-stocked pantry is a big step towards ensuring your family always has plenty of healthy food available. However, safely preserving food at home requires a bit of knowledge, time set aside, and a small investment in equipment.

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‘Beauty and the Beast’ to be WHS theatre company’s biggest musical production

  • Written by Kirsten Abel, Features Writer

With 61 actors, 19 band members, and at least 15 students in the crew, Woodinville High School’s spring musical, “Beauty and the Beast,” is its most substantial production yet.

The show, which will run six performances starting on April 27, includes over 20 set changes and hundreds of costumes that, with the exception of a few hoop skirts, were made entirely in-house.

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