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.
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.
The heat is on. Four surviving bands in the second annual Classic Rock-a-Thon will vie for adoration and prizes at 8 p.m. Friday, May 9 at the Old Fire House Teen Center, (OFH) 16510 NE 79th St. All ages are welcome. Admission is $6.
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.
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.
Despite getting a levy of more than $600,000 passed last year, the Redmond Parks Department and Parks and Trails Commission stated their case to the Redmond City Council at a joint meeting as to why they may ask for another bond as early as next year.