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David Jordan

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
David Jordan
Anthony Sigall

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
Anthony Sigall

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
Sergy Chepurko works with the wind as he practices paragliding techniques in a field at Marymoor Park last week.
Sergy Chepurko works with the wind as he practices paragliding techniques in a field at Marymoor Park last week.
LEFT: LWSD superindendent Dr. Chip Kimball speaks about leaving a legacy during the Lake Washington Schools Foundation Luncheon at Juanita High School on Wednesday. RIGHT: Jarod Holt

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
LEFT: LWSD superindendent Dr. Chip Kimball speaks about leaving a legacy during the Lake Washington Schools Foundation Luncheon at Juanita High School on Wednesday. RIGHT: Jarod Holt
Sarah O’Leary Burningham explores the complex relationships between teens and parents in her book

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
Sarah O’Leary Burningham explores the complex relationships between teens and parents in her book

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
Ryan Cantwell
Ryan Cantwell

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
Peg Eagle

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
Peg Eagle
Redmond resident Adora Svitak offers tips to educators across the country through webcasts on how to get kids excited about learning.

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
Redmond resident Adora Svitak offers tips to educators across the country through webcasts on how to get kids excited about learning.
Redmond police officer Matthew Hurley carries a plate of food at Claim Jumper last Thursday. Hurley was one of several officers who volunteered to serve at the restaurant during the Tip-A-Cop event to benefit Special Olympics.
Redmond police officer Matthew Hurley carries a plate of food at Claim Jumper last Thursday. Hurley was one of several officers who volunteered to serve at the restaurant during the Tip-A-Cop event to benefit Special Olympics.
From left: Jamie Hall

AN UNFORGETTABLE HONOR

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

  • Apr 28, 2008
From left: Jamie Hall

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
National Latin exam participants from Stella Schola Middle School

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
National Latin exam participants from Stella Schola Middle School
Angela Wan

Swingin’ and smilin’

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  • Apr 24, 2008
Angela Wan

New Poet’s Society awards students

The New Poet’s Society held an awards ceremony for student writers on April 20 at Lake Washington High School’s Cadle Theatre. Students from Redmond, Lake Washington and Eastlake High Schools competed against others from their school and final poetry selections were then forwarded to the New Poet’s Society to be considered for scholarships and other prizes.

  • Apr 24, 2008
Student director Jack Terrill sings with other choir members during a short rehearsal for “Night on Broadway” at Redmond High School.

‘Night on Broadway’ coming to RHS

Choral ensembles and soloists from Redmond High School (RHS) and Redmond Junior High (RJH) will star in two performances of “Night on Broadway.”

  • Apr 24, 2008
Student director Jack Terrill sings with other choir members during a short rehearsal for “Night on Broadway” at Redmond High School.