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  • Monday, March 3, 2008 9:59am

Next year’s school calendar altered

Because of the mandatory Washington Assessment of Student Learning testing dates recently scheduled by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, the Shoreline Education Association and Shoreline School District have agreed to change the 2005-06 and 2006-07 calendars by moving non-student workdays in April to October.

The exact dates being moved are: April 24, 2006, to October 17, 2005 and April 23, 2007, to October 16, 2006.

The one-page calendars published on the Web site have revised to reflect this change. It can be viewed by visiting:

Additionally, next year’s wall calendar with student art will reflect the revised calendar dates.

Walker named assistant supt.

The Shoreline School Board has appointed Sue M. Walker assistant superintendent for the Shoreline School District effective today, July 1. Currently, Walker is executive director of student services, a responsibility she has held since October 1999.

Walker’s responsibilities now include the labor and legal relations that formerly resided with a full-time administrator.

Previously, Walker has served four years as assistant principal at Shorewood High School and 14 years as a mathematics teacher at Einstein, Shorewood and the former Shoreline High School.

Walker holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington, a master’s from Lesley College in Cambridge, Mass., and an administrative credential from Seattle Pacific University. She is nearing completion of the superintendent and doctoral program studies in educational administration for Washington State University.

Shorecrest class of 1995 reunion set

Shorecrest High School’s class of 1995 is hosting its 10-year reunion from 7 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 12 at the Shilshole Bay Beach Club, at 6413 Seaview Ave. NW. in Ballard. The cost per person is $84 (if registered before July 5), $94 (if registered between July 6 and Aug. 9) or $104 at the door. Appetizers, dinner and a celebration with old friends supplied. There will also be a no-host cash bar, and attire is evening casual.

A family potluck/barbecue will follow from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 14 at Mathews Beach, NE 93rd and Sandpoint Way NE. 

Register online at or by phone at 425-644-1044  or 800-954-1044.

Locals earn WAVE scholarships

Three local students recently received a Washington Award for Vocational Excellence (WAVE) scholarship, which provides two years of free tuition at a university, community or technical college, or licensed private vocational school located in Washington state. Colin Adams, a graduate of Shorecrest High School, Shannon Smith, a Shorewood High School graduate, and Yong Jie Locker, a local resident who attends Bellevue Community College, each received an award.

Administered by the Workforce Education and Coordinating Board, WAVE honors three students in each of the state’s 49 legislative districts for outstanding occupational achievement, leadership and community service in career and technical education. Nominated by their instructors, the more than 400 applicants who apply annually are then screened and selected by a committee representing business, labor, education, government and interested citizens.

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