Northwest NEWS

November 19, 2001


Program needs Spanish speakers

*The After School Enrichment Program at Woodin Elementary School is looking for Spanish-speaking volunteers from 3 to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays to help with art, Spanish culture and youth awareness instruction.

Northshore music ensembles recognizedfor their excellence

*The Canyon Creek Elementary Choir, (Dr. Patricia Bourne, conductor); the Kenmore Junior High School Orchestra (Joe Bynum, conductor), the Kenmore Junior High School Symphonic Choir (Linda Hamilton, conductor), and the Kenmore Junior High School Symphonic Band, (Debbie Montague, conductor) have all been invited to perform for the Washington Music Educators Association Biennial Conference, Feb. 15-17, in Yakima.

SEPAC will host special needs advocate, paralegal

*Northshore School District's Special Education Parent's Advisory Council (SEPAC) presents Advocacy within the Education System from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at Ricketts Auditorium, 18315 Bothell Way NE.

School district employees hold arts and crafts fair

*The Northshore School District Employees Arts & Crafts Fair will be held from 4 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30, in the W.A. Anderson Cafeteria,18603 Bothell Way NE.

Washington Mutual awards grants to Northshore

*The Washington Mutual Foundation has awardeda grant totaling $3,500 to the Northshore Public Education Foundation, in support of the Northshore School District's training for the Developing Mathematical Ideas program.

Northshore saves taxpayers $823,000

*Taking advantage of the current low interest rates, the Northshore School District Board of Directors approved the refinancing of approximately $10 million of the District's bonds originally sold in 1995. The result is a saving to taxpayers of approximately $823,000.