Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:07 PM
The Center School (305 Harrison St.) will have a meeting for parents and guardians only on Thursday, Oct. 30, at 6:30 p.m. to answer questions regarding the incident on Monday in which a student brought an incendiary device to school.
  • The Center School (305 Harrison St.) will have a meeting for parents and guardians only on Thursday, Oct. 30, at 6:30 p.m. to answer questions regarding the incident on Monday in which a student brought an incendiary device to school. 
  • Two siblings from Catharine Blaine K-8 School (2550 34th Ave. W.) won their respective grade-level contests in the Museum of Flight’s “The Empire Writes Back” writing contest. 
  • The Lawton Elementary School PTA was awarded $25,00 from the Department of Neighborhoods’ second round of 2014 Small and Simple Projects Fund. 
  • Local principals have recently identified marijuana and alcohol use as the single largest impediment to achieving a successful education. 
  • This is Part 1 of a two-part series that is intended to take us on the all-too-commonly-seen path from childhood ear infections to lifelong asthma and immune challenges. 
  • Jr. Guild raises $11,000 for  Seattle Children’s
    Congratulations to Queen Anne residents Charlotte Rogerson, Audrey Rogerson and Sydney Kaplan. Their Seattle Children’s Hospital Jr. Guild, the Little Lemon Drops, raised more than $11,000 at their third-annual Outdoor Movie Night, held on Sept. 6.  
  • The Taco Time NW Foundation, launched in April 2014, has awarded $20,000 to the Ballard Food Bank (5130 Leary Ave. N.W.). 
  • Congrats to local students Holland Raza and Elaina Thomas who are starting their first years at Lehigh University and Carleton College respectively.  
  • The Taco Time NW Foundation, launched in April 2014, has awarded $20,000 to the Ballard Food Bank (5130 Leary Ave. N.W.). 
  • SPU starts new year, moves on from tragedy
    On June 5, as Seattle Pacific University was wrapping up its spring quarter, a lone gunman entered Otto Miller Hall and opened fire. Despite the tragedy, a new academic year has started and the school is focused on moving forward.
     
  • First-ever Fatima Fun Run
    The students, faculty and parents of Our Lady of Fatima School kicked off the school year with a new “Fatima Fun Run” campaign focused on encouraging children to be healthy, confident and active.  
  • Two Magnolia students graduated from Western Washington University upon completion of the summer 2014 quarter. 
  • The Girls Scouts are starting a new troop for girls ages 6 and 7 in kindergarten and first grade in Queen Anne. 
  • Lyon Terry, a fourth-grade teacher at Lawton Elementary School’s (4000 27th Ave. W.) was named Washington state’s 2015 Teacher of the Year by the Puget Sound Educational Service District earlier this week. 
  • Have a car seat you don’t need? Bring it to the Sustainable Ballard Festival on Sunday Sept. 28, between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. CoolMom (coolmom.org) and Zero Waste Washington will collect the seats and get it to the right place.  
  • Teaching the old-school classics
    Think back to your high school days. What electives were you able to take? Maybe you learned to work on cars in auto shop or made accessories in a jewelry-making class. 
  • THRIVE | Let’s talk immunity
    The purpose of our immune system is to allow us to live in harmony with our environment. When functioning properly, the immune system fights disease-producing organisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites. 
  • It’s not too late to join Girl Scouts: Magnolia’s Girl Scout Troop is welcoming new members! 
  • Middle and high school students are invited to participate in the Center of the Universe Art & Architecture Design Studio.
     
     
  • Numerous local students graduated from Western Washington University in Bellingham with bachelor’s degrees and were awarded diplomas for spring 2014. 

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