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MAKING MATH FUN

Never underestimate the lure of “play money,” or kids’ affinity for activities you might not expect them to embrace — such as studying math. This year’s after-school math program created by a Norman Rockwell Elementary parent recently ended with an ice cream party. Rather than exclaiming, “Hooray, it’s over!,” kids told organizer Elly Sarwano how much they’d miss it.

  • May 9, 2008

RHS students shine at DECA International competition

Students from Redmond High School (RHS) brought home three out of seven first place awards given to Washington state competitors at the DECA International Career Development Conference in Atlanta, April 25-29.

  • May 9, 2008

Amendments to Redmond’s Comprehensive Plan due June 2

The City of Redmond invites any individual, business or organization to submit applications for amendments to Redmond’s Comprehensive Plan.

  • May 7, 2008

Students cook up some Royal recipes

Juniors and seniors in the Entrepreneurship class at Redmond High School (RHS) have formed a Junior Achievement company called Royal CooKing Publications and will sell a cookbook with recipes from popular Eastside restaurants.

  • May 5, 2008

FINDING HIS FOCUS

Anthony Sigall, a second-grader at Rosa Parks Elementary School, has an autistic spectrum disorder and looks forward to Saturday mornings when he studies piano with Connie Wible.

  • May 5, 2008

Benefit for special-needs arts programs set for May 10

“Let Every Child Shine,” a benefit for special-needs arts programs, starts at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 10 at Emerald Ballet Theatre (EBT), 12368 Northup Way, Bellevue.

  • May 5, 2008

LEGACY FOR LEARNING

The Lake Washington Schools Foundation (LWSF) held its third annual Legacy for Learning Luncheon April 30 at the Juanita High School Field House. Master of ceremonies, KING 5 TV news anchor Dennis Bounds — who’s also a proud Lake Washington School District (LWSD) parent — introduced speakers who shared good news about magic made possible through LWSF grants.

  • May 1, 2008

Raising parents? New book tells how

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

  • May 1, 2008

Tubbesing earns National Merit Scholarship

Redmond High School senior Carmen L. Tubbesing has been awarded a $2,500 National Merit Scholarship underwritten by Pepisco Foundation, Inc.

  • May 1, 2008

Girls Group raises money for good cause

As featured in the April 2 edition of the Redmond Reporter, the Old Fire House Teen Center now has a Girls Group, which discusses current issues and explores ways to empower women both locally and globally.

  • Apr 28, 2008

International Community School students excel at FBLA state competition

Students of Kirkland’s International Community School (ICS) achieved outstanding results at the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) state finals in Bellevue held earlier this month.

  • Apr 28, 2008

Empowering women in the workplace

Television’s iconic “Mary Tyler Moore Show,” which ran from 1970-77, was a paean to strong, savvy, independent working women. More than three decades later, it’s no longer considered a novelty for a woman to enjoy her career.

  • Apr 28, 2008

Ten-year-old reaches out to educators through webcasts

On April 23, education majors from Ball State University, University of New Mexico, University of Arizona and Simon Fraser University saw and heard a long-distance lecture originating from Redmond — and the presenter was just 10 years old.

  • Apr 28, 2008

AN UNFORGETTABLE HONOR

The year 2008 will be unforgettable for Jamie Hall, Emily Guo, Zach Doleac, Joseph Hegge and Laura Wang.

  • Apr 28, 2008

Leadership Eastside students to present community projects

Leadership Eastside’s Board of Directors invites residents to attend the Class of 2010 Community Project Presentations.

  • Apr 24, 2008

LW Schools Foundation to host luncheon

The Lake Washington Schools Foundation (LWSF) will host its third annual “Legacy for Learning” luncheon from noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, April 30 at the Juanita High School Field House, 10601 NE 132nd St., Kirkland.

  • Apr 24, 2008

Students participate in National Latin Exam

Seventh grade students at Stella Schola Middle School in the Lake Washington School District recently participated in the National Latin Exam.

  • Apr 24, 2008