Northwest NEWS

March 12, 2001


After school arts program provides creativity in action

*Recent Northshore School District budget cuts directly impacted the areas of music, physical education, dance and library services to children in most schools.

Travels with the band

*As a parent of one of the Timbercrest Jazz Band members, I was fortunate enough to accompany the band to the North Kitsap Junior High Jazz Festival on Feb. 1.

Endless possibilities seen for Cottage Lake Elementary project

*A series of discussions following a successful program of after school garden enrichment classes at Cottage Lake Elementary led to the decision to create an Outdoor Classroom project at the school.

New principal for Northshore Junior High

*Ray Houser, currently the interim principal of Northshore Junior High, has been selected principal of the same school effective July 1.

WHS dance team wins award

*Woodinville High School Falcon Dance Team placed third at the Invitational Competition held at Meadowdale High in Lynnwood on Feb. 10. The team also won the Sportsmanship Trophy.

Northshore Junior High hosts Career Day

*Northshore Junior High, Bothell, will be holding a Career Day for its 925 students from 8 to 11 a.m. on Friday, March 16.

SEPAC meeting

*Northshore School District's Education Parents' Advisory Council will hold a meeting.

College Enrollment at LWTC

*Open enrollment for spring quarter at Lake Washington Technical College (LWTC) is March 15-30.

Educational grants awarded

*The Riverview Educational Foundation (REF) has awarded 14 educational grants to the students and teachers of the Riverview School District.

TMS students offer comfort with teddy bears

*CARNATION - When Ms. Oswald's Advisory class was presented with the question, "What would you like our class to do in order to conduct a successful community service project."

Resident named to President's List at Gonzaga

*Casey Michaud Pettersen, a freshman from Duvall, was among the 497 students named to the Gonzaga University president's list for fall semester.