Monday, August 18, 2014 2:33 PM
The Queen Anne Community Center’s playroom (1901 First Ave. W.) will have a grand reopening on Tuesday, Aug. 19, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Events will be free all day.
  • The Queen Anne Community Center’s playroom (1901 First Ave. W.) will have a grand reopening on Tuesday, Aug. 19, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Events will be free all day. 
  • Seattle Parks and Recreation will sell low-cost life jackets from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16, at Evans Pool (7201 E. Green Lake Drive N.). This is the last sale of the season. 
  • Queen Anne’s Umbrella Tree is collecting 45 new or like-new backpacks and other school supplies through Aug. 15 for Northwest Center Kids’ programs. 
  • The Seattle School Board will hold a special meeting at 4:15 p.m. tonight (Friday, July 18) to select an interim superintendent to lead the district for the next year. It may vote to approve a contract during the meeting. 
  • Our Lady of Fatima finishes 60th-anniversary school year
    At the end of this school year, Our Lady of Fatima Catholic school graduated its 60th eighth-grade class. The school (3301 W. Dravus St.) also honored the anniversary at its annual fundraiser auction in March. 
  • Bringing out the big wheels
    Students in the Circus Arts/Unicycle program at Lawton Elementary School and unicyclists from Catharine Blaine K-8 School combined talents to perform prior to tipoff at the Seattle Storm game on June 1. 
  • Fourteen-year-old Millicent McFall of Seattle, 15-year-old Alena Hove of Issaquah and 17-year-old Denná Good-Mojab of Lynnwood were named the 2014 winners of the KING-FM Young Artist Awards. 
  • Lawton teacher named region’s Teacher of the Year
    Lawton Elementary School teacher Lyon Terry was named the Puget Sound Teacher of the Year by the Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD). 
  • HSP sweeps post-season
    Twice, Queen Anne’s Coast baseball teams Herriott Sports Performance (HSP) and Blue Highway (BH) have faced each other in championship games. On May 7, HSP defeated Blue Highway in a tight 8-7 victory. 
  • Ballard principal wins state award
    The Association of Washington School Principals has named Keven Wynkoop, principal of Ballard High School the Washington State Principal of the Year. He will compete for the national award this fall. 
  • Getting a workout
    Last month, fifth- through eighth-grade students in physical education classes at Catharine Blaine K-8 School enjoyed a school visit from Ian Weinberg and personal trainers from the new IanFitness gym in Magnolia. 
  • Local resident receives Classics fellowship
    Recent St. Olaf College (Northfield, Minn.) Rebecca Frank has received one of 17 fellowships from the Jefferson Scholars Foundation to pursue a doctorate degree in classics at the University of Virginia. 
  • Local resident Chris Jellen, who attends Seattle Preparatory School, is among the 160 students who will attend Washington Aerospace (WAS) summer residency program at the Museum of Flight this summer. 
  • Seattle Parks and Recreation will sell low-cost life jackets from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, at Evans Pool (7201 E Green Lake Drive N.). 
  • The Seattle Public Library invites children to “Zone In!” and sign up for the 2014 Summer of Learning beginning Monday, June 23. 
  • Free summer activities for kids  in Queen Anne, Magnolia
    Before the kids get bored from inactivity this summer, consider these free, local events geared toward youngsters in Queen Anne and Magnolia. 
  • Middle school students are invited to join the Center of the Universe Art & Architecture Design Studio, presented by Magnolia-based Roosterwax. 
  • Rebecca Frank graduated Magna Cum Laude from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn. 
  • SCDS makes winning moves  in chess championships
    After taking first-place team trophies at the Washington State Elementary Chess Championship, Seattle Country Day School students were ready to compete at the national level against more than 2,200 other students. 
  • The six-month deadline for NW Center Kids is nearly here (Tuesday, June 10), but the all-abilities daycare is still in its north Queen Anne facility. 

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