JANUARY 20, 1997

 The Edwards Agency

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District approves Baccalaureate Program

   The Northshore School District has received formal approval to launch an International Baccalaureate (IB) program this fall at Inglemoor High School. Applications for the program are now available in the counseling centers at Bothell, Woodinville, and Inglemoor High Schools. Sophomores interested in participating in the program must apply by Jan. 31.
   IB is a two-year curriculum for the junior and senior years that presents participants with a standard of excellence designed to meet or exceed the entrance requirements of the most selective colleges and universities in the U.S. as well as throughout the world. For more information, call 489-6540.

Superintendent hosts coffee hour

   Superintendent Dr. Karen Forys will host a coffee hour Jan. 27 from 9:30-11 a.m. at Rickett's Auditorium. Although the primary purpose of the session is to provide the public with an opportunity to learn about the district, the superintendent will discuss the newly-developed standards for Northshore schools. These standards specifically outline what students must know and be able to do at each grade level. This event is open to all Northshore residents. Call 489-6000.

School board members in leadership positions

   School District Legislative Committee members B.Z. Davis of Northshore and Laura Ritter of Riverview were elected to Washington State School Directors' Association leadership positions at the WSSDA Annual Conference in Spokane.

Scholarships

   The King County Credit Union announces two $1,000 scholarships to be awarded to qualified applicants who demonstrate excellence in academic achievement and community service. Call 382-1888 by March 31, 1997.