Front Porch: Student researchers answer ocean questions

  • Sun Mar 14th, 2010 10:52pm
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Students from Everett Community College’s Ocean Research College Academy will present their Puget Sound ecosystem research and answer questions about the ORCA program at an open house at 6 p.m. March 18.

The program is at EvCC’s Corporate and Continuing Education Center, 2333 Seaway Blvd., Everett. The open house is one of the last opportunities to meet faculty and students before the May 1 application deadline for the 2010-11 ORCA class.

ORCA is an early college academy for high school students, who can earn up to two years of college credit for free while completing their high school education.

For more information, call ORCA director Ardi Kveven at 425-267-0156 or visit

Free tax return preparation at EvCC: Everett Community College’s accounting department and AARP are teaming up to offer free tax preparation to middle- and low-income taxpayers, especially those ages 60 and older.

Tax clinics will be offered from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays until April 15 at EvCC’s Rainier Hall, Room 104, 2000 Tower St., Everett.

Those seeking tax return help should bring a copy of last year’s income tax return, Social Security numbers for all dependents, W-2 forms for each employer, unemployment compensation statements, all forms indicating federal income tax paid, and child-care provider information.

For more information, call Laura Little at 425-388-9597.