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Rose Hill Middle School will present “Mulan Jr.” on March 22 and 23. Front row from left: Annika Shinoda, Audrey Yu, Vada Chambers, Grace Gentile, Brooke Barr, Jasmine Alsorour, Noella Johnson, Ariane Pereira, Simran Brar, Sadie Klinkenberg, Katie Davis. Middle row from left: Robert Schrimsher, Lena Mancano, Erisa Baba, Izzy Nelson, Kennedy Tuson, Ashley Locke, Ash Hodgson, Kayomi Prieto, Ananya Unnikrishnan, Michelle Lee. Back row from left: Lili Ponder, Danielle Burchard, Quinn Malick, Parker Mathews, Max Fanning, Kylan Guest, Cade D’Agostino, Elissa Ondrusek Sophia Mattie, Camryn Martin, Levi Cheung, Alena Speirs, Madeleine King, Kinley Moss, Lauren Jernigan, Abby Hebert. Photo courtesy of Shanna Barr.

Rose Hill Middle School to present Disney’s ‘Mulan Jr.’

It will be performed at the Lake Washington High School theater March 22 and 23.

 

Derek Bermel, Seattle Symphony composer in residence, visited Thoreau Elementary after their composition was selected to be performed at Benaroya Hall. Photo courtesy of Seattle Symphony

Fifth grade students become musical composers

Thoreau Elementary was selected to have their composition played by the Seattle Symphony.

 

Suzanne Maxon purchases raffle tickets from two Friends of Youth volunteers at the Celebration of Youth event on March 1. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Friends of Youth celebrates local youth at annual fundraiser

This year’s event raised $369,000.

 

Kirkland Community Musical, “The Music Man,” will be debuting at KPC March 9. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Community theater returns to Kirkland

The community production of ‘The Music Man’ will run March 9-16 at KPC.

Kirkland Community Musical, “The Music Man,” will be debuting at KPC March 9. Madison Miller/staff photo.
New Friends of Youth CEO, Paul Lwali, will replace Terry Pottmeyer. Courtesy photo.

Friends of Youth hires new CEO

Pottmeyer steps down; Lwali becomes new Friends of Youth CEO.

New Friends of Youth CEO, Paul Lwali, will replace Terry Pottmeyer. Courtesy photo.

Songwriter group to hold showcase to benefit incoming Kirkland shelter

The showcase will be from 6-9 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Den Coffee Shop in Bothell.

“The Clean House” cast. From left: Terry Boyd, Carolynne Wilcox, Cindy Giese French, Devika Bhagwat, and Amy Gentry. Hey Mahea! Photography.

A new theatre company comes to Kenmore

As If Theatre Company will debut its first production on Feb. 8.

“The Clean House” cast. From left: Terry Boyd, Carolynne Wilcox, Cindy Giese French, Devika Bhagwat, and Amy Gentry. Hey Mahea! Photography.
Global Idea School is a nonprofit bilingual elementary school in Kirkland, with the hope to open in fall of 2019. Photo courtesy of Veronica Guzman.

Bilingual elementary school coming to Kirkland

Global Idea School will teach students Spanish and English.

Global Idea School is a nonprofit bilingual elementary school in Kirkland, with the hope to open in fall of 2019. Photo courtesy of Veronica Guzman.
The Department of Ecology has awarded $12 million from the VW settlement to purchase 336 buses statewide. Courtesy of Department of Ecology.

VW settlement brings electric transit, low-emission school buses to LWSD

More than 80 districts and 19 public transit fleets will receive $22 million from VW settlement to improve air quality.

The Department of Ecology has awarded $12 million from the VW settlement to purchase 336 buses statewide. Courtesy of Department of Ecology.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee visited students and faculty at the Lake Washington Institute of Technology in Kirkland Tuesday afternoon. From left: Dr. Amy Morrison Goings, Gage Wollman, Natalie Alvis, Ellienn Shouse, Gov. Jay Inlsee, Virginia King, Pablo Bautista, Sloane Hunt, Cole Galino, and Tevin Wright. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Inslee visits LWTech students in Kirkland

Gov. Jay Inslee visited the school to learn how Career Connect Washington has supported students.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee visited students and faculty at the Lake Washington Institute of Technology in Kirkland Tuesday afternoon. From left: Dr. Amy Morrison Goings, Gage Wollman, Natalie Alvis, Ellienn Shouse, Gov. Jay Inlsee, Virginia King, Pablo Bautista, Sloane Hunt, Cole Galino, and Tevin Wright. Madison Miller/staff photo.
Sarah Yount, former YES client, speaks at YES’s 50th anniversary celebration on Nov. 2. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Youth Eastside Services celebrates 50 years

YES celebrates 50 years of providing youth and family behavioral health services.

Sarah Yount, former YES client, speaks at YES’s 50th anniversary celebration on Nov. 2. Madison Miller/staff photo.
From left: Samantha Areliz (VALA curator), Marisa Mouton Provo (VALA Communication Director) and Zachary Burns (artist) look upon the Gatesville exhibit at the new VALA Eastside in Kirkland. Madison Miller/staff photo.

VALA Arts moves to Kirkland; changes name to VALA Eastside

VALA Eastside makes Kirkland its permanent home.

From left: Samantha Areliz (VALA curator), Marisa Mouton Provo (VALA Communication Director) and Zachary Burns (artist) look upon the Gatesville exhibit at the new VALA Eastside in Kirkland. Madison Miller/staff photo.
Greg McClellan (center) talks with friends at the release party for his 48 hour album, “Listen2Daze,” at Vortex Music & Movies in Kirkland. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Kirkland man releases 48-hour album

McClellan released his 48-hour album, “Listen2Daze,” at Vortex Music & Movies.

Greg McClellan (center) talks with friends at the release party for his 48 hour album, “Listen2Daze,” at Vortex Music & Movies in Kirkland. Madison Miller/staff photo.

LWTech hosts annual benefit breakfast to support students’ emergency funds

Bob and Linda Tjossem are honored for their generosity through scholarship fund.

Michele D’Amour and the Love Dealers stay at No. 1 on Roots Music Reports blues chart. From left: Brian Olendorf, Noel Barnes, Patrick McDanel, Michele D’Amour, Dave Delzotto and Jeff Cornell. Photo courtesy of Michele D’Amour.

Kirkland-based blues band tops national charts with new album

Michele D’Amour and the Love Dealers stay at No. 1 on Roots Music Reports blues chart.

Michele D’Amour and the Love Dealers stay at No. 1 on Roots Music Reports blues chart. From left: Brian Olendorf, Noel Barnes, Patrick McDanel, Michele D’Amour, Dave Delzotto and Jeff Cornell. Photo courtesy of Michele D’Amour.
The new campus officially opened Oct. 1. Enrollment is still open. Photo courtesy of Jeannine Hanson.

Chestnut Montessori opens second campus in Kirkland

The new campus will be able to hold 12 students.

The new campus officially opened Oct. 1. Enrollment is still open. Photo courtesy of Jeannine Hanson.

Halloween activities for the whole family

Halloween events are being held throughout the whole Eastside.

LWHS English teacher publishes poetry book

‘The Difference Between Solitude and Loneliness’ is seven years in the making; teacher’s dream come true.

Kirkland schools particpate in national Walk to School Day

The national event was Oct. 10.

Cirque du Soleil dazzles audience with new ‘VOLTA’ show

‘VOLTA’ introduces electronic music and BMX biking to tell story with universal theme.