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.
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.
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.
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.