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DECA is decking students for their future

  • Written by David B. Clark

DECA is an organization all about preparing young people to be dynamic, thoughtful, innovative leaders in the business community. Since DECA first formed in 1946, it has impacted more than ten million students and teachers all over the world. The program itself fosters talented young business-minded people who are looking not just to hawk their wares; but cultivate their intellects.

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Northshore Students Create Eclipsnotes

  • Written by David B. Clark

It all started with an Advanced Placement Environmental Science class at North Creek High School. Most of the students in the class did very poorly on the midterm exam. While it wasn’t the case for the entire class, it seemed like there was a little bit of a disconnect between the teacher, the students, and the coursework. Inspired by Khan Academy, a handful of students took it upon themselves to create educational videos to disseminate the knowledge in a different style. Almost right away, numerous students became more engaged and their performance in the class spiked.

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21 Acres’ Prioritizes Beekeeping for Woodinville Agriculture

  • Written by Alexandra Polk

A stable bee population should be a major concern for agricultural cities like Woodinville, according to experts at sustainable agriculture collective 21 Acres, and a new program there is making bees a priority.

The staff at 21 Acres launched the #BEEvesting program in early April to not only educate the Woodinville community on bee hospitality, but to also expand what is known as the Pollinator Pathway, according to 21 Acres’ public relations consultant, Brenda Vanderloop.

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Seattle Angels puts the caring in foster care

  • Written by David B. Clark

May is National Foster Care Awareness Month. Seattle Angels, a wonderful not-for-profit organization, is focused on wrapping community around children and families in the foster care system. Their mission statement is centered on the journey of providing consistent attention to those in the foster care system that need it most by harnessing the organizations three central pillars: intentional giving, relationship building, and mentorship using their values of community, empowerment, and hope to guide them.

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