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Snohomish Kiwanis names Students of the Quarter

The Kiwanis Club of Snohomish recently awarded its Students of the Quarter honors to students in the Snohomish School District. Honored were Thomas Cooley and… Continue reading

Soroptimists raise $37K for causes

Soroptimist International of Marysville held its annual benefit auction, “The Roaring 20’s,” on Oct. 28 and raised over $37,000 to benefit local causes, including a… Continue reading

Active Casino Road volunteer honored for work

Molina Healthcare recently honored Jorge Galindo, from Everett, as one of its Community Champions for going “above and beyond” to help local youth. Galindo was… Continue reading

Foundation awards grants to Arlington schools

The Arlington Education Foundation on Nov. 13 presented a check to the Arlington School Board for over $7,800 in classroom grants. The Foundation awards classroom… Continue reading

Over $12K raised to InspireHER

InspireHER, a local organization that encourages female empowerment, raised over $12,000 at a Nov. 9 breakfast fundraiser. Proceeds benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Snohomish… Continue reading

Kamiak alum graduates with merit

Emilie Boettger, of Mukilteo, recently received her master’s of science with merit from the School of Social and Political Science in Childhood Studies at the… Continue reading

Award-winning pianist makes beautiful music at age 10

Pianist Kaitlyn Gia Lee, 10, has been a top prize-winner at many prestigious music competitions, including the Seattle International Piano Competition’s Virtuoso Festival. The girl… Continue reading

Gobble, gobble: Rotary, AMHS gather up feasts for Thanksgiving

The South Everett-Mukilteo Rotary Club on Nov. 19 assembled 350 bags filled with all the fixings for a Thanksgiving feast, then delivered them to families… Continue reading

Schools of Distinction awarded for most improvement

The Center for Educational Effectiveness named its 2017 School of Distinction Award Winners. The schools showed the most improvement over a five-year period in reading… Continue reading

Arlington native serves on USS Antietam

Ensign Alvin Abes, a 2012 Arlington High School graduate, serves in the U.S. Navy aboard the guided missile cruiser, USS Antietam. Abes… Continue reading

Ballew named Grand Marshal for Merrysville parade

Marysville has named Jim Ballew this year’s Grand Marshal of the Merrysville for the Holidays parade, set for Dec. 2. Ballew is the director of… Continue reading

Hazelwood Elementary celebrates 50 years

Hazelwood Elementary School in Lynnwood celebrated its 50th birthday Nov. 2 with food, entertainment and a time of sharing memories. The school opened in fall… Continue reading

Music4Life donates 116 instruments to Everett schools

Students in Everett School District schools are using 116 instruments donated through Music4Life. The Seattle-based nonprofit acquires instruments from adults who no longer need them,… Continue reading

Terrace Park school holds Socktober drive

Students and staff at Terrace Park Elementary School in Mountlake Terrace collected 2,480 pairs of socks for nonprofit Clothes For Kids as part of a… Continue reading

Guild donates to Providence group

At an October board meeting, Providence General Children’s Association President Mary Lou Finley accepted a $2,000 donation from PGCA Guild 1. The nonprofit association contributes… Continue reading

Schools earn active awards

Beverly Elementary School and Sherwood Elementary School each received 2017 Active Schools Let’s Move! National Awards. Physical education teachers Thomas Davis and Patricia Thain, respectively,… Continue reading

Snohomish grad leads forensics team to victory

Kelsie Watkins, of Snohomish, reached the finals in six events at the Northwest College Trapper Rendezvous, held Nov. 3-4 in Powell, Wyoming. She won the… Continue reading

5K raises $54K for Edmonds CC Foundation

Nearly 400 runners and walkers participated in the Edmonds Community College Foundation’s second annual 5K Walk and Run on Oct. 28 and raised over $54,000… Continue reading

VFW essay contest winners from Gold Bar

Students recently wrote essays on “What a veteran means to me” for an annual Veterans of Foreign Wars contest. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9417… Continue reading

Alderwood-Terrace Rotary hands out Educator of the Month honors

The Rotary Club of Alderwood-Terrace awarded its October Educators of the Month. Kathryn Lundstrom is a special education teacher at Hazelwood Elementary School, where she… Continue reading