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  • Student history exhibits on display at Pioneer Hall
    Five student exhibits named outstanding projects by the Colonial Dames in Washington during Washington History Day will be on display at Washington Pioneer Hall through the end of August.
  • Charles the Clown seeks audience for free June children’s performance

    Local celebrity Charles The Clown is shooting a new video at the Ravenna Eckstein Community Center on Sunday, June 30, and is in need of children 4-8 to attend the free performance.

     
  • McGilvra Youth Soccer Club fall 2019 registration now open
    The McGilvra Youth Soccer Club has opened registration for the 2019 fall season, which runs through Sunday, June 30.
  • Epiphany School hosts first Second Grade Summit

    New friendships were made and Epiphany School’s community expanded during its fifth annual Day of Caring on May 3. The newest addition to the event was the first Second Grade Summit, which brought together students from Bush School, the Valley School, Madrona Elementary and St. Therese Catholic Academy at Epiphany to participate in team-building exercises and color kindness rocks.

     
  • Bush School students provide Harrison Ridge Greenbelt stewardship
    A native forest restoration project benefitted from the backbreaking work of a bunch of students, who hauled compost up a steep hill by the bucket load, andtheir teachers helped too.
  • A Night on Bourbon Street to support Garfield High School
    The Garfield High School PTSA wants to get folks jazzed about its new, more inclusive major fundraiser, A Night on Bourbon Street, which will replace the traditional gala and silent auction with a New Orleans-themed indoor street fair and parade.
  • Seattle Public Schools answer levy replacement questions
    Seattle Public School administrators spent Tuesday evening explaining to parents, teachers and other interested parties how the two proposed levies on the February ballot would benefit students across the expansive district.
  • SPS replacement levies on February ballot
    Seattle Public Schools is vying for approval of two levies totaling nearly $1.5 billion between 2020-25, which will be placed on the February ballot.
  • Valley School fourth-graders put 'giving' in Thanksgiving
    Thanksgiving: for many, it’s a time to be thankful for what you have, and to enjoy a feast. But this year, the Valley School’s fourth-grade class took a different approach.  While other classes were enjoying Wednesday “Friendsgiving” lunches, the fourth-graders chose to celebrate the holiday by giving to other students in need.
  • McGilvra Elementary pitching in for Ms. Melonie
    Melonie Rohn-Jordan has spent more than 20 years taking care of Madison Park children at McGilvra Elementary. When her son, Matt, was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer, she found out just how big her family really is.
  • Upower pumps up youth with trauma-informed fitness
    Upower has grown a lot since Madison Park resident Martha Moseley founded the nonprofit fitness and wellness program more than four years ago, but there's always demand for more.
  • McGilvra class heroes something to be
    The McGilvra PTA’s first major fundraiser of the year, the Move-a-Thon was formerly known as the Run-a-Thon, but the addition of yoga, parkour and meditation this year necessitated a name change.
  • Young entrepreneur starts sweet business
    Sydney Lennard is a preteen with a cotton candy machine, and the young entrepreneur is spinning sugar into cash to help pay for college.
  • Another Peaceful Place in Madrona

    Erika Locatelli says the world would be a better place if every school followed the Montessori Method of teaching.
    The Peaceful Place Montessori founder has roughly doubled her effort, opening a second preschool in Madrona within a year of the first.

  • Epiphany celebrating 60 years in Madrona

    After 60 years shaping young minds in Madrona, Epiphany School is balancing celebrating its past with deciding its future.
    “I think we’re poised to really think a little more broadly about where we are going because of some of the opportunities that are available to us and, frankly, some that are thrust on us,” said Jenn Elkin, who joined Epiphany as head of school in July 2017.

  • McGilvra Elementary cafeteria ready to serve

    McGilvra Elementary students spent the last school year eating lunch in their classrooms due to ongoing construction. This year they’re dining inside a new cafeteria that will double as a multipurpose room.

     
  • Arboretum has pull with Student Conservation Association
    The students made the first dent in what will be an 18-month effort to clear invasive vegetation and enhance collections belonging to the University of Washington along the Lake Washington Boulevard and new Arboretum Loop Trail corridors, which is being funded by a gift to the Arboretum Foundation.
  • Northwest School moving toward socially responsible investing
    The Northwest School board president Kathleen Wareham says the independent school is teaching by example with its plans to fully transition its $10.4 million endowment to socially and environmentally responsible funds.
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