Northwest NEWS

September 27, 1999


More school news

Bothell senior chosen to attend conference

   Bophiny Phal, a senior at Bothell High School, has been selected by U.S. Congressman Jay Inslee to attend "Voices Against Violence," a congressional teen conference to be held Oct. 20 in Washington, D.C. Participants will be asked to provide information from their perspective about the continual escalation of violence we are witnessing in this country. This was a competitive selection. Bophiny had to complete a questionnaire about why she should be selected and write a 500-words-or-less essay about "Teen Violence in America Today."

Camp Sorenson

   Northshore Schools are out on Oct. 8th. The Camp Sorenson Program offers games, arts and crafts, sports, and swimming activities for children, ages 6-11. They must be independent in the swimming pool. Lifeguards will supervise the swim time. Campers should bring a snack lunch with drink, water bottle, swim suit, and towel, and make sure to wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes. Camp runs from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Sorenson School Gym and pool. Cost is $24. Register now at City Hall or pick up a recreation guide at local libraries. For more information, call 489-2700 or check the website at

Physics On Wheels at Cottage Lake

   The Pacific Science Center brings its "Physics On Wheels" program to students at Cottage Lake Elementary School on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. Through demonstrations by Pacific Science Center instructors and hands-on experiments, children in grades K-6 will learn about force, magnetic fields, simple machines (using pulleys and levers), sound, light, and electricity. Transporting one of Seattle's top educational attractions to Cottage Lake Elementary was made possible by the Cottage Lake PTA's Curriculum Enhancement Fund. For more information, call (425) 489-6396.