The city of Woodinville has a new Mayor: James Evans. Though Mayor Evans’ position may come as a sudden development in the midst of the last City Council meeting, his involvement with the city is anything but new. Evans was first elected to the Woodinville City Council in November of 2013 where he has remained on Council and held the position of Deputy Mayor in January 2014 to December 2015 and then again in January 2016 to December 2017 prior to his penultimate victory on June 5.
Because of former Mayor Bernie Talmas’ seemingly sudden decision to step down during the June 5 meeting, council voted to elect a new mayor immediately. Mayor Evans procured the majority of the votes.
The Northshore School District will serve breakfast and lunch at no charge to all children who are 18 and younger. Children do not have to be enrolled in the District to receive this benefit.
The program will run from June 25 to August 17, Monday through Friday, except for July 4 and 5, at Northshore Middle School, located at 12101 NE 160th St. Bothell, WA.
Breakfast will be served between 7:45 and 8:45 a.m., and lunch will be available from noon to 12:30 p.m. Adults may purchase meals at the regular, advertised price of $2 for breakfast and $4 for lunch. All meals must be consumed at the school.
“The Northshore School District is committed to equity and excellence in education,” said Juliana Fisher, director of food services for the District. “Hunger can be a barrier to continued learning in the summer months. We are excited to offer a Summer Food Service Program this year so we can be a true resource for our families in need by helping children stay nourished through the summer and be ready for learning in the fall.”
The program is funded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
For more information about the program, please contact Juliana Fisher at (425) 408-7656.
The Northshore School Board met for the first time this month on Monday, June 11. The students’ wellbeing and ability to safely obtain their educations acted as the central element of the meeting. The Board was happy to welcome Henry Simon as the new Director of Safety and Security. See story to the left.
Families experiencing poverty or challenges are invited to attend a gathering of over 70 local nonprofits and social service providers at Northshore Middle School June 29th from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Care Day.