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                                Melody Kieffer, an office manager at Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary School, addresses the school board on Aug. 12.

LWSD seeks mediation for LWESP negotiations

LWSD and LWESP have not reached a tentative agreement.

 

In May, Governor Jay Inslee signed EHB 1638, a bill updating Washington state’s school and child care immunization requirements to remove the personal and philosophical exemption option for the MMR vaccine. Courtesy photo

New MMR immunization requirements before school starts

All K-12 students need to have received the MMR vaccine before first day of school.

 

KPC announces 2019-20 season

KPC to welcome Jake Shimabukuro, Booker T. Jones, Mickey Dolenz, Los Lobos this season.

 

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                                Melody Kieffer, an office manager at Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary School, addresses the school board on Monday.

LWSD office personnel may see pay cuts next year

LWSD and LWESP are bargaining for a new three-year contract.

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                                Melody Kieffer, an office manager at Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary School, addresses the school board on Monday.

Lake Washington PTSA receives National PTA grant

The grant was used to organize two parent focus groups to learn more of what’s on parents’ minds.

Bliesner and Wilkins likely to advance to general election

As of Tuesday evening 26,692 ballots were returned out of 114,894 registered voters for the school board race.

Siri Bliesner, Susan Wilkins and John Towers compete for Lake Washington School District Director District 5 position. Courtesy photos

Three candidates aim to fill an open seat on the Lake Washington School Board

Siri Bliesner, John Towers and Susan Wilkins compete for Lake Washington School District Director District 5 position.

Siri Bliesner, Susan Wilkins and John Towers compete for Lake Washington School District Director District 5 position. Courtesy photos
Jake Benbow will be at LA Reel’s next camp at KDC in July. Madison Miller / staff photo

LA Reel comes to Kirkland

LA Reel is a week-long camp that gives students experience in the entertainment industry.

Jake Benbow will be at LA Reel’s next camp at KDC in July. Madison Miller / staff photo
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                                Corina Pfeil, a Kenmore parent, has spent the past three years to get the law changed to allow naloxone (better known as Narcan or Evzio) in Washington high schools to help prevent on-campus opioid overdose.

Eastside mom gets Narcan in Washington schools

Corina Pfeil has spent the past three years to make Narcan accessible to students who overdose at school.

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                                Corina Pfeil, a Kenmore parent, has spent the past three years to get the law changed to allow naloxone (better known as Narcan or Evzio) in Washington high schools to help prevent on-campus opioid overdose.

Friends of Youth welcomes Juniel as director of development

Juniel Brings more than 30 years of development experience to Friends of Youth.

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                                Alisa Bright is LWTech Tech Academy’s valedictorian. She will graduate with her high school diploma and her AA in design.

LWTech to graduate students earning high school diplomas and associate degrees

Alisa Bright is the LWTech Technical Academy’s valedictorian.

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                                Alisa Bright is LWTech Tech Academy’s valedictorian. She will graduate with her high school diploma and her AA in design.
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                                The opening of Old Redmond Schoolhouse will be postponed to fall of 2020.

Old Redmond Schoolhouse will not be ready for students this fall

The scheduled preschool programs will remain at Dickinson Elementary for the next school year.

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                                The opening of Old Redmond Schoolhouse will be postponed to fall of 2020.
Ramit Malhotra and Tanvee Kale star in “Devi” at Allen Theatre at ACT. Photo courtesy of Siddhartha Saha Photography

Pratidhwani produces ‘Devi’ with Eastside actors

The show will feature actors from Bellevue, Redmond and Kirkland.

Ramit Malhotra and Tanvee Kale star in “Devi” at Allen Theatre at ACT. Photo courtesy of Siddhartha Saha Photography

Kirkland’s Vortex Music Movies celebrates Record Store Day with local artists

Smuggling Croissants, Mister Blank, Ouija Boob, Floral Tattoo and other local artists performed at at the shop.

Ayuka Sakak, Hadley Cole, KJ Bradley, Cate Harrington, Willow Cook and Shreya Jaisingh of the LEGO Lassies were acknowledged for their accomplishments at the Kirkland City Council meeting on April 2. Courtesy photo.

Kirkland Council proclaims April LEGO Lassies month

The sixth-grade robotics team will be going to the world championships next week.

Ayuka Sakak, Hadley Cole, KJ Bradley, Cate Harrington, Willow Cook and Shreya Jaisingh of the LEGO Lassies were acknowledged for their accomplishments at the Kirkland City Council meeting on April 2. Courtesy photo.
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                                Sophia Gonzalez of ICS was the 151st Coca Cola Scholar at this year’s Scholar’s Banquet in Atlanta, GA.

Two LWSD students receive $20,000 Coca Cola scholarships

Sarah Raza (RHS) and Sophia Gonzalez (ICS) were selected for their community service work.

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                                Sophia Gonzalez of ICS was the 151st Coca Cola Scholar at this year’s Scholar’s Banquet in Atlanta, GA.
Panel luncheon audience members predict survey results in regard to what Eastsiders consider to make up the American Dream. From left: James Whitfield, Dr. Amy Morrison, Anne Morisseau and Anne-Marie Diouf. Madison Miller / staff photo

Leadership Eastside hosts panel discussing the American Dream

The panel consisted of Dr. Amy Morrison, president of Lake Washington Institute of Technology, Anne Morisseau, Planning Commissioner for the City of Bellevue, Residential Real Estate Agent, LE Board of Directors, and Anne-Marie Diouf, VP Human Resources for Symetra.

Panel luncheon audience members predict survey results in regard to what Eastsiders consider to make up the American Dream. From left: James Whitfield, Dr. Amy Morrison, Anne Morisseau and Anne-Marie Diouf. Madison Miller / staff photo

Juanita Elementary recognized by county green school program

Juanita Elementary achieved a recycling rate of 55 percent.

LWSD Resource Center. Photo by Jason Rothkowitz 2010

LWSD Capital Projects levy addresses overcrowding and security in schools

The upcoming levy, if passed, will build more classrooms and install security cameras.

LWSD Resource Center. Photo by Jason Rothkowitz 2010
KPC’s All Star House Band set to perform classic rock anthems at the third annual benefit concert. From left: Geoffrey Castle, Jakael Tristram, Chuck Dorsett and Byron Prather. Ronnie Yonker Photography.

Kirkland Performance Center set to rock audiences at annual benefit concert

KPC’s All Star House Band plays classic rock anthems at “We Will Rock You” benefit concert on April 6.

KPC’s All Star House Band set to perform classic rock anthems at the third annual benefit concert. From left: Geoffrey Castle, Jakael Tristram, Chuck Dorsett and Byron Prather. Ronnie Yonker Photography.