Northwest NEWS

September 14, 1998

Front Page

Northshore 4th graders score higher than state averages

 As a whole, more of last year's Northshore fourth graders met or bested state standards in nearly all categories of the WASL than the previous class. And district seventh graders topped state averages by at least 11 percent in their first year of taking the reading, writing, listening and math tests.

Boat races return to Sammamish

 Boat races return to the Sammamish River later this month. But rather than the whine of small hydros, you're more likely to hear the rhythmic dipping of a canoe or kayak paddle into the slow waters or perhaps the chant "stroke, stroke, stroke" if you come down to the Sammamish between Bothell and Woodinville Sept. 26.