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Darrington High School:
“The baseball team is going to playoffs. They’re going to state. They’re ranked first. Softball season is coming to an end. Graduation is coming. Prom is coming on the ninth. We have senior projects. It’s kind of senior time right now.”
BREANNA MILLER, senior
Odyssey to share its many cultures Thursday
Odyssey Elementary School in the Mukilteo School District will host its second annual Art and Heritage Fair from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
The event will include displays of art by Odyssey students, table displays by families from different countries and cultures, and performances by students, including Mexican folkloric and Haida (Native Alaskan) dancing.
There also will be a book fair, a display of multicultural books, free ice cream bars and a table for genealogical research.
Odyssey is at 13025 17th Ave. W., Everett.
Tulalip officer gets a room on new campus
The Marysville School District has agreed to make office space available at the new Marysville Secondary campus for a Tulalip police officer.
Larry Groom is the school resource officer for the Tulalip Police Department and serves five schools on the Tulalip Indian Reservation.
School district officials say making office space available will provide increased security and visibility on the secondary campus while helping police get paperwork filed in a timely way.
The new secondary campus includes Marysville Arts &Technology High School, Tulalip Heritage High School and Tenth Street School. It is just south of Quil Ceda Elementary School, 2415 74th St. NE.
Arlington needs panelists to rate senior projects
The Arlington School District is looking for area residents to serve on panels that rate senior projects on Thursday at Arlington High School, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd.
There are two sessions. The first is from 7:30 to 11 a.m.; the second from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Panels include a teacher and members of the school staff or local residents.
The panel’s task is to listen to and rate students on their presentation using a rubric and instructions. There is a class for those who have previously evaluated senior projects just prior to the presentations.
Panelists also can review a notebook students have prepared as part of their senior project.
For more information, call Janet Mustered, school-to-career coordinator for the Arlington district, at 360-618-6300, ext. 3034.
Pavers raise funds for Mount Pilchuck PTA
Mount Pilchuck Elementary School in Lake Stevens sits on the same grounds of the original Lake Stevens White School.
To commemorate the history of Mount Pilchuck, the school’s PTA is reserving a space outside the newly renovated school for personalized paver bricks.
It’s open to Mount Pilchuck families and alumni, Lake Stevens residents and local businesses to leave their mark.
Prices start at $55 and the proceeds will go toward purchasing technology upgrades for the school. The deadline is May 31.
To order or for more information, contact Tyler Miles at 425-335-1525 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Order forms can be downloaded at www.lkstevens.wednet.edu/press/2008/ pavers.html.
High school students can go to EvCC this summer
Everett Community College is hosting SummerSmart information sessions at 5:30 p.m. today and May 15 for high school students interested in attending college classes this summer.
Students will learn about summer college options and how to enroll.
The session is in EvCC’s Whitehorse Hall, Room 352.
A variety of classes are offered, including art, astronomy, business, Japanese, math, photography and psychology.
“SummerSmart gives students the opportunity to get a jump start on their college education,” said Christine Kerlin, EvCC vice president of Enrollment Management. “For students still in high school, college classes can be used to fulfill high school requirements with the permission from students’ school counselors.”
Students under the age of 18, who have not yet completed high school or earned their General Education Development certificate can apply by May 15. There is no application fee.
Tuition for each class is $74.30 per credit; a five-credit class would cost $371.50.
EvCC, 2000 Tower St., is two blocks west of N. Broadway, between 10th and Tower streets. Parking on campus is free for this event.
For more information, call EvCC’s Enrollment Services Office at 425-388-9211 or visit www.everettcc.edu/summersmart.
Edmonds event will discuss career education
The next superintendent’s roundtable in the Edmonds School District from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday will focus on the district’s Career and Technical Education program.
Mark Madison, the district’s director of Career and Technical Education, will lead the discussion.
The event will be at the Educational Service Center, 20420 68th Ave W., Lynnwood.
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