Northwest NEWS

April 3, 2000


WHS FBLA wins regional awards

   Woodinville High School students competed in the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) West Central Regional Conference on Feb. 18. Twenty-four students had a great time competing in business and speaking events of their choice.

   The following 13 students won regional awards: Chad Arnold took first place in Impromptu Speaking; Bryson Baily and Justin Thomason teamed together for fifth place in Desktop Publishing; Heidi Cope was third in Business Procedures; Erin German placed second for FBLA Principles and Procedures; Rachel Gugich was fifth in FBLA Principles and Procedures; Adam Jackson and Candace Toth worked together for a first place in Desktop Publishing; Emily Potter took fifth in Impromptu Speaking; Erin Potter won first place in Accounting II; Erika Soga placed third in International Business; and Candace Toth took third for Impromptu Speaking.

   The next step for students will be to compete in the FBLA State Leadership Conference located in Bellevue Washington on April 27-29.

Woodinville students take part in creativity experience

   Four students from Woodinville spent the week of March 26-31 at Fort Worden State Park Conference Center in Port Townsend as participants in Centrum's High School Experiences in Creativity. Woodinville participants in Centrum's High School Experiences in Creativity include Gina Hutter, Cassie Knapp, and Ray Quist from Woodinville High School, and Gabrielle Adama from Chrysalis High School.

   Centrum, a non-profit center for the arts and creative education in Port Townsend, provides school students from throughout Washington the opportunity to study with visual artists, writers, poets, choreographers, theater professionals, and others.

Bear Creek students take top places

   Two students from The Bear Creek School (TBCS) recently took two of the top four places in the ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International) Regional Spelling Bee held in Vancouver, Washington. Fifth grader William Sanger of Monroe placed second in the the Bee, which included students from Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Seventh grader Kelsey White of Redmond placed fourth. Both students will go on to the ACSI National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. in May.

Open house

   Northshore Community Cooperative Preschool, 6620 NE 185th St. in Kenmore, will hold a Fall Enrollment Open House on Sunday, April 9, from 1 to 4 p.m. The school accepts children ages 1-5. Call 485-4860.