Madison Miller

Clara Barton Elementary School entrance. Photo courtesy of LWSD.

Two new elementary schools open in Redmond

New schools provide space for 690 students each; eases overcrowding in LWSD.

 

Cirque du Soleil dazzles the audience with its latest show “VOLTA,” at Marymoor Park. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Cirque du Soleil premieres ‘VOLTA’ in Redmond

The show premiered Sept. 7 and will conclude Nov. 4.

 

Washington schools update student discipline rules

The new rules will minimize suspension and expulsions for minor offenses.

 

YES partners with LWSD and BSD to address mental health and substance use issues in students sooner. Photo courtesy of Youth Eastside Services.

Universal mental health screenings to be introduced in local middle schools

YES partners with LWSD and BSD to address mental health and substance use issues in students sooner.

YES partners with LWSD and BSD to address mental health and substance use issues in students sooner. Photo courtesy of Youth Eastside Services.

Cirque du Soleil raises its Big Top at Marymoor

It takes 60 people to push more than 100 poles to lift the iconic canvas.

Eastside’s Zangaglia honored for nonprofit work

The HopeFest has served 6,500 low-income or homeless people in King County.

From left: Heather Johnston-Robinson, August Robinson and fellow student. Photo by Kristina Krug.

‘Leveling the playing field:’ How Microsoft is helping students with learning differences

New Microsoft Immersive Reader helps dyslexic students read.

From left: Heather Johnston-Robinson, August Robinson and fellow student. Photo by Kristina Krug.

Professional organizers write guide to ‘declutter and thrive’

Denise Allan and Vlasta Hillger of Simplify Experts collaborate to help others get organized.

Microsoft Imagine World Cup hosts 49 finalists

Canada-based smartARM won this year’s Imagine Cup with their prosthetic robotic hand.

Redmond mom’s memoir shares how chicken saved autistic son

Author and mom wins Gold IPPY award for new memoir

LWSD elects new superintendent

District welcomes Dr. Jane Stavem after two and a half month search.

Local author connects women, mothers through humor

Heather LeRoss chronicles motherhood, womanhood and “wife-hood” in new book

Rosa Parks Elementary fifth graders, Miriam Terdina and Ellie Hagen donated 20 hours to provide a buddy bench for students. Photo by Madison Miller/Staff Photo

Girl Scouts plant Buddy Bench at Rosa Parks Elementary

The bench is designed to create opportunities for kids to make new friends.

Rosa Parks Elementary fifth graders, Miriam Terdina and Ellie Hagen donated 20 hours to provide a buddy bench for students. Photo by Madison Miller/Staff Photo

Teen suicide prevention event in Bellevue educates parents

YES hosts suicide prevention event to equip parents with tools to support teens.

Murray introduces new bill to combat child care cost

The bill would ensure families pay no more than seven percent of income toward child care

Eastside Stomp gives back to community

It all began with an old VHS dance tape from a Goodwill in Spokane. This is how Ben White, owner of Eastside Stomp, first got… Continue reading