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Tennant to speak about teens

  • May 12, 2008
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Sisters Ira and Lan Fen Kaplan of Northshore-based WAVE Aquatics each had several personal records at the Paralympic Trials in Minnesota April 3-5. Left

Everyone wins — in and out of the pool

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  • May 7, 2008
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Sisters Ira and Lan Fen Kaplan of Northshore-based WAVE Aquatics each had several personal records at the Paralympic Trials in Minnesota April 3-5. Left
Ladd Smith

Kick the habit — save the planet

It’s spring and the time of year when we look at the lawn with new determination. Perhaps this year, that determination can be focused on caring for our lawns in a new way. One that is healthier for our families and pets and protects the environment.

  • May 7, 2008
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Ladd Smith
The Bothell High community

Bunny on the money

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  • May 5, 2008
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The Bothell High community

Foreign exchange students coming to Northshore

IntoEdVentures, a nonprofit organization, is looking for host families for several high-school foreign exchange students hoping to spend the fall semester or next school year in Bothell and Kenmore.

  • May 5, 2008
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Support veterans in their time of need

As Memorial Day approaches, we often see our troops returning home from overseas embracing their families. But another, darker truth is revealed when we later see the same families mourning the loss of their veteran to troop suicide. Though we have a day to remember our brave troops, America has forgotten some of its bravest soldiers. Yet it is up to us, the citizens of this country, to reclaim our soldiers, but how?

  • May 5, 2008
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Students to attend awards ceremony at UW

Northshore students Kristen Dahlin, Rebekah Packer and Madeline Vaught are among nearly 1,100 fifth- through eighth-graders from around the state who will be honored May 18 for their outstanding verbal and/or mathematical abilities by the University of Washington at an award recognition ceremony.

  • May 5, 2008
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City University on the lookout for special-ed teachers

Washington needs special-education teachers and City University of Seattle has partnered with King, Snohomish and Skagit county schools to help paraprofessionals earn a bachelor degree and become dual-endorsed teachers (K-12 special education with a K-8 elementary education endorsement).

  • May 5, 2008
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Board of Education approves revised K-8 math standards

The State Board of Education (SBE) recently approved adoption by the state superintendent of public instruction of the revised math standards for Washington state students in kindergarten through eighth grade.

  • May 5, 2008
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Raising parents? New book tells how

Raising parents? New book tells how

Between dating, grades, piercings and privacy, the life of a teenage girl is no easy cakewalk.

  • May 5, 2008
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Raising parents? New book tells how
Michelle Filleau-Maas

Setting the stage for young performers

The theater bug: it’s a form of passion known to infect people on first contact.

  • May 5, 2008
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Michelle Filleau-Maas

POLICE BLOTTER

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  • May 5, 2008
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The Seattle Museum Flight will host the presentation of the first scholarship from the Lt. Patrick S. Myrick Endowment Fund at 6 p.m. May 9.

  • May 5, 2008
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Kori Rothweiler exits a King County Metro Access bus after a day of work at Children’s Hospital May 1.

Landing the dream job

Deborah Rothweiler hardly expected her daughter to live past the age of 5, let alone work her first paid job as a full-blown adult.

  • May 5, 2008
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Kori Rothweiler exits a King County Metro Access bus after a day of work at Children’s Hospital May 1.
The “Fun-Raisers” are a team made up of Inglemoor High students and friends. Peter Reid

‘Fun-Raisers’ and FBLAers

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  • Apr 30, 2008
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The “Fun-Raisers” are a team made up of Inglemoor High students and friends. Peter Reid
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Mormon teenagers boogie on ‘Boardwalk’

A gourmet dinner, a decorated hall, lots of teens dressed up in gowns and suits dancing to modern music ... sounds like a prom, right? Well, almost.

  • Apr 30, 2008
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Ryan DePuy

Ryan DePuy loved soccer, was ‘loyal’ and ‘clever’

Ryan DePuy will be missed on the soccer field and in the many other places where he thrived, according to his family and coach.

  • Apr 30, 2008
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Ryan DePuy
The Bothell High squad reeled in first place at the recent state Science Olympiad competition.

Bothell earns 1st place at state Science Olympiad

Seventeen students from Bothell High will represent Washington state at the National Science Olympiad at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., May 29-31.

  • Apr 28, 2008
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The Bothell High squad reeled in first place at the recent state Science Olympiad competition.

Kenmore company dives into expo

Northwest Sports Divers of Kenmore, owned by Matthew Den Haun, will participate in Northwest Dive News Magazine’s first ever Northwest Dive and Travel Expo May 3-4 at the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center.

  • Apr 28, 2008
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