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Lake Washington School Board continues with pattern of huge blunders | Letter

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  • Jan 30, 2015 at 9:00AM

Overcrowding in the schools of the Lake Washington District is a part of the many repercussions of a twice failed 2014 bond proposal. Solutions agreed upon by the Lake Washington School Board at the Jan. 26 meeting have furthered the folly.

 

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Plastic bags litter our environment | Letter

  • Jan 26, 2015 at 9:43AM

Plastic bags litter our environment and kill our marine life ...

Juanita Neighborhood seeks people to champion new projects | Letter

  • Jan 26, 2015 at 9:29AM

The Juanita Neighborhoods Association wants to offer you some money.

Council only wants like-minded people for advisory boards | Letter

  • Jan 26, 2015 at 5:00AM

For those you who apply for a position on an advisory board, don't be deceived with how important your ideas are. The Kirkland City Council only selects people who think like the council. If you have different ideas other than the council, you will not be selected.

Edible gardens in schools could provide transformative learning experiences | Letter

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 5:00AM

In my 12 years growing up in the Lake Washington School District, I never attended a school that had a school garden program. This is not uncommon: of the nine high schools, nine middle schools and 13 elementary schools I contacted in the district, only about a third of them have school gardens which students have the opportunity to participate in directly.

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