Northwest NEWS

May 22, 2000


More school news

Cheerleaders show their colors


   Woodinville Junior All-Star Cheerleaders recently finished fourth at the NCC Northwest Cheer Championships at the Pacific Lutheran University. The Woodinville squad of 11 ten- and eleven-year-olds was one of over 80 teams from across the Northwest and Canada participating in the growing sport of competitive cheerleading. The team will be hosting tryouts on Saturday, May 27th, from 1-4 p.m. at Gymnastics East. For information, call 425-486-8836.

Connolly and Rech named National Merit Scholars

   Colin Connolly, Inglemoor High, and Kevin Rech, Bellevue Christian, both of Woodinville, have been named National Merit Scholars. The two have been awarded $2,000 National Merit Scholarships. Connolly and Rech are among 2,500 high school seniors nationwide to be named National Merit Scholars. Each student was evaluated on academic record, college entrance exam scores, activities, an essay, and a recommendation.

View new construction at Cottage Lake Elementary

   Tours of the new classrooms, a new administration building, and new gymnasium at Cottage Lake Elementary School in Woodinville will be available at an Open House to be held Tuesday, June 6, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Members of the community are invited to attend and view the new campus. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Janie Putt, principal, at (425) 489-6396.

Meeting to address behavior

   The Northshore School District's Special Education Parents Advisory Council (SEPAC) will present "Mobilizing Resources for Behavior Change in Children with Special Needs" on May 25th at Anderson cafeteria, 18603 Bothell Way NE. Dr. Ann Uherek, director, Children's Hospital's Mental Health Clinic, will speak at the meeting, which runs from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Free childcare is available, but advance registration is required by May 23 at noon by calling (425) 489-6311.