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Northshore musicians play with symphony

Cascade Symphony

   Among the high school musicians who joined the Cascade Symphony Orchestra Jan. 8th at the Puget Sound Christian College in Edmonds were Northshore trumpet players John Saunders, from Bothell High School (2nd from left); Jessie Hobbs, Inglemoor High (5th from left); and Anthony Schulz, also from Inglemoor (2nd from right). An audience of 900 heard the student players and the orchestra play Beethoven's "Leonore Overture #3."

New date for public forum on testing

   The public forum on standardized testing in the Northshore School District that was canceled because of the weather has been rescheduled for Thursday, Feb. 29, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Ricketts Auditorium. Topics will include: the purpose of testing, who takes them, criteria for exemption, and how Northshore's results compare to other area districts. The focus will not be on individual student-related concerns. For further information, call Dr. Pamela Steele at 489-6399.

WHS musicians named All-State

   Woodinville High School music students have been selected to the All State Music Festival Feb. 16-19 at the University of Puget Sound.
   All State Orchestra: Molly Powell on French horn, Guy Armfield on trombone, Mark Rice on bass trombone, and Andrea Lorette on violin.
   All State Band: Aaron Endsley on clarinet and Selina on oboe.
   All State Choir: Kendra DeKay, Christy Mackey, Gregory Mason, Melissa Mays, Randy Parcel, Lindsey Stauffer, and Dan Uffers.

Chrysalis High School names mid-year graduates

   Chrysalis High School held graduation exercises Saturday, Feb. 10, at 1 p.m. in the school auditorium. Twenty-one students had completed graduation requirements since June 1995; seven had already received their diplomas. Thirteen graduates participated in the ceremony at the school.
   Graduating seniors are: Sarah Bear, Rocky Baisch, Tiffany Cailao, Daniel Campbell, Robin Chase, Ryan Dalziel, Steve Daniels, Scott Donogh, Seth Essmeier, Bryan Fine, Melissa Kim, Chris Kirschbaum, Taralyn Larsen, Brian Legge, Benjamin Mallory, Nathan Pashinski, Jamie Richter, Marty Tenborg, Kim Traxler, Kelly Wabel, and Japhy Witte.

High school students invited to WSU

   The Cougar Mondays program at WSU invites high school students who are interested in the school to visit Feb. 25-26 and March 3-4. Besides activities on Sunday night, students and their families are able to attend a class, tour the campus, and meet with faculty members Monday. Housing for the event can be arranged in a WSU residence hall, and participants eat in a campus dining room. Cost for the program is $15 for those who want overnight accommodations and breakfast, and $5 for the Monday program only. Call (509) 335-5586.

Seniors honored by DAR

   At the February meeting of the Lady Stirling Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), good citizen certificates and pins were awarded to Debbie Olsen, a senior at Inglemoor High, and Alisha Kelley, a senior at Cedarcrest High. The two, along with their parents, were honorerd at a special luncheon where they read their patriotic essays for the audience. Their essays have been sent for competition on the state level. State winners go on to the Northwest regionals and finally to the national competition.