Northwest NEWS

July 8, 2002

School

School districts prepare for new pesticide notification

*As of July 1, the Children's Pesticide Right to Know Act requires school districts to provide notice of the school's pest-control policies and methods, and post notices when pesticides are used.

GET program sets record

*Washington's Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET) pre-paid college tuition savings plan reports record enrollment this year, following a national trend.

Lin Kyan graduates

*Lin Kyan, son of Htet Kyan and Aye Aye Swe, recently graduated from Monroe High School where he lettered in varsity track for two years, was a member of Key Club and was on the honor roll for three consecutive years.

Sarpy graduates from WSU

*James L. Sarpy III (WHS, 1998) graduated from Washington State University May 11 with a bachelor of arts degree in business administration in management.

School District communications director receives state award

*Dr. Pamela Katims Steele, Ph.D., has been selected to receive the state's highest award for professional leadership in school community relations.