MAY 5, 1997
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Funding for Cascadia campus included in budget
The UW/Cascadia campus received $92 million after Gov. Gary Locke signed the state budget early last week. $83 million will go towards construction of the campus, with $6 million designated for the second phase of the campus. Built will be classrooms, lab buildings, a library, and parking for students and staff. The school will have capacity to serve 2,000 students by 1999. A second phase of construction will accommodate 8,000 students by 2010. The campus will be located in the North Creek valley, between I-405, Bothell, and State Route 522.
Inglemoor High shines in state math competition
The Inglemoor High School math team took first place in the Team Problem Event of the 1997 Washington State Mathematics Council High School Mathematics Exam, a competition which took place in Ellensburg. Sixty-six Division One and Division Two schools competed in five events: Team Problem; Team Topical; Individual Topical; Project; and Know Down (resembles a mathematical spelling bee). Members of the Inglemoor math team included Yuan-Xin Liu (12); T.J. Garlatz (11); Vik Duggal (11); Paritosh Somani (12); Ben Utela (11); Jason Gould (10); Nat Koons (9); Dan Dethloff (11); Bryan Eagan (11); Ashutosh Somain (12); and Tyler Larson (11).
Inglemoor High hosts math fair
On May 10, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Inglemoor High School will host a math fair geared to elementary and junior high school students. There will be activities for students of varying ability levels, general information booths, and a variety of displays. The students of Inglemoor's two calculus classes are organizing and implementing the fair as a way to recognize the excellent math education they have received K-12 in Northshore. The fair is open to students and parents interested in learning more about math opportunities, participating in interesting activities, and problem solving and visiting displays.
Chrissy Wight, Woodinville class of '95, has returned from Nottingham, England. She has been studying at Harlaxton College as a part of studies of University of Evansville, Indiana.
Corey Shanley, an 11-year-old student at Heritage Christian School in Bothell, earned the distinction of becoming the youngest member of the Buena Vista Release Club to release a billfish. He was fishing with his grandfather, Tom Shanley, during spring break aboard the vessel Gregory, when he caught a marlin, estimated at 140 lbs. The fight lasted about one hour. Corey also caught other fish, including a 55-lb. Dorado which took 30 minutes to land.
Two WHS Students head for National Competition
Jennifer Eberenz and Amanda Stanton, both juniors at Woodinville High School, recently competed at the Washington DECA (an association of marketing students) Career Development Conference in SeaTac. They qualified for the national competition for Business Professionals of America Leadership Conference, being held in Orlando, Florida, April 25-29. They will be presenting a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation on a new product which they have developed for the computer industry.