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PAGE A8 — THE ISSAQUAI-I PRESS WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3, 1998 DISTRICT-WIDE BRIEFS AP physics class organized Parents of high school stu— dents interested in an advanced placement physics class are invited to an infor- mational meeting at 7 pm. Thursday in the Issaquah High School library. The evening class will be offered beginning in September to any Issaquah School District student who has completed one year of physics and is taking calculus, or by permission of the instructor, IHS physics teacher Thomas Haff. The class is tentatively scheduled to run from 6 to 8:20 pm. Mondays and Wednesdays at IHS, and will involve a lot of lab work and research in small groups, Haff said. Computer equipment for the class has been purchased with a Kateri Brow Big Ideas grant from the Issaquah Schools Foundation. Teacher wins India scholarship Skyline High School teacher Marion Makin was one of 16 teachers nationally selected to participate in a summer seminar in India on behalf of the Fulbright Program. The program focuses on exposing educators to differ- ent cultural heritage, history, religious traditions and con- temporary issues. Makin said she plans to share what she learns in India with her colleagues in the Humanities department at Skyline. Orchestras plan spring concerts The annual Spring Fling concert will be presented by the Issaquah School District’s four high school orchestras 7:30 pm. Thursday at Issaquah High School. Each of the three Greenwood symphonies from Issaquah, Liberty and Skyline high schools, as well as the all-district Evergreen Philharmonic, will perform. Tickets are $3 at the door for adults, and $2 for stu- dents and seniors. Check out PTSA’s website The Issaquah PTSA Council has created an Internet website containing information about education in Washington and matters related to Issaquah schools. This information is located at: http://members. aol.com/Issapta/Issapta/.html. SCHOOLS BARTHOLOMEW CREECH DURAND EVANGER GREEN Rotary honors students Rotary of Issaquah announces its Student of the Month recogni- tion awards for the month of May: D Liberty High School senior Aaron Bartholomew, the son of Dan and Donna Bartholomew, was recognized as an athlete of the yean In school, Bartholomew is the president of the Honor Society and recently played a lead role in the spring musical “Guys and Dolls.” He has earned awards as a Seamount League Academic All— Star, four-year scholar athlete, sec- ond team all—Kingco Conference football defensive player, and all-Kingco wrestling most inspirational. Outside of school Bartholomew enjoys reading, weight training and playing the viola. He is a member of the Mountain Creek Christian Fellowship. After high school, Bartholomew plans to study business and psy- chology at Azusa Pacific University in California toward a career as an orthopedic surgeon. D Skyline High School junior Byron Creech, the son of Jay and Helen Creech, was recognized in the athletics category. ONE-BY-ONE Issaquah High The ninth- and 10th-grade one— ' act plays will be presented at 7 :30 pm. Friday and Saturday in the school commons. D A spring concert will be pre- sented at 7:30 pm. Wednesday at the school. D The Class of 1988 has sched- uled a 10—year reunion on Aug. 29 at the West Coast Bellevue Hotel. For more information call Reunions with Class, Inc., (425) 644—1044 or toll-free 1-800—954-1044. D Members of the IHS Class of 1978 are planning a 20-year reunion in September. For more information contact Cheryl Payton Rose at (425) 235-3481. Liberty The student presentation of the musical “Guys and Dolls” con- cludes with performances at 7 :30 pm. Friday and at 2 and 7:30 pm. Saturday in the school auditorium. Tickets are $6 for students with an ASB card, children and seniors; and $7 for adults and students with- out an ASB card. Call 837-4800. COOL SAVINGS! wk... COME IN AND ENJOY coor SAVINGS ON OUR LEVOLOR BLINDS. the blind olleuw custom drapery and window blind specialists ‘ II “a 14102 NE 2151 $1., Bellevue 644—71 81 ‘ 1-800—642-5176 www.bl|ndo|ley.com VISA _ In school, he studies science and is on the Principal’s Honor Roll with a 3.9 grade-point average. He is a cross country team co—captain who placed 16th in Kingco, and sixth in Kinch wrestling. Outside of school, he finds time to relax between classes and work- ing at Blockbuster. After high school he plans to study medicine at the University of Washington. D Tiger Mountain Community High School senior Starr Durand, the daughter of Lynda Durand, was recognized in the exceptional effort category. In school, she maintains a 3.9 grade-point average while attend— ing classes at Lake Washington Technical College. She is involved in volleyball and enjoys swimming and tennis. She has participated in fashion and talent shows and played a lead part in a school play. Outside of school she has prac— " ticed ballet for 11 years and tap dance for six years and participated in plays at Village Theatre. She attends Young Life at Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church. After high school she plans to D The Booster Club has its monthly meeting at 7 pm. Monday. Skyllne Students interested in taking the Accelerated European Studies course next year will have an opportunity to take a timed writing exam from 2:30 to 3:30 pm. Monday in rooms 103 and 104. Students must meet appropriate grade criteria prior to the test. Issaquah Middle The final phase of the school remodeling project focuses on the science wing, including three new classrooms. Completion of the sci- ence building is expected by the end of June, a month ahead of schedule. D The sixth—grade Medieval Fair will take place on Thursday and Friday at the school. Students will participate in classes such as castle—building, heraldic design, stitchery, medieval toys and games, armor and garb. An assem- bly with members of the Society for Creative Anachronism will be at 10:30 am. Friday. Costumes and bartering are featured during the fair at 1 pm. Friday in the main courtyard. . D The spring Chorus Concert will be at 7:30 pm. Tuesday at the school. Ki LEARNING CENTER Over 20 Years of Academic Success Independently owned operated. Why Do Smart 8 Fail? Your chlld may be smarter than his or her grades show. Our certified teachers help children of all ages overcome frustration and failure, and realize their potential. A few hours a week can help your child improve weak study skills and gain the Educational Edge. Coil ody for a FREE consultation and information packet. HUNTINGTON continue her education at Lake Washington Technical College towards a career as a dental hygienist. D Issaquah High School senior Kim Evanger, the daughter of Marc and Heidi Evanger, was recognized as an athlete of the year. In school, Evanger is a member of the Honor Society, a valedictori- an for the Class of 1998 and a Washington State Principal’s Scholar. This year she was award- ed Kingco 3A Player of the Year honors in girls’ basketball. She also has earned Kingco Conference honorable mention for her efforts on the soccer team. After graduation, Evanger plans to attend Whitman College and continue to play basketball while studying toward a career in physi- cal therapy or athletic training. D Tiger Mountain Community High School senior Ben Green, the son of Anthony and Rosemary Moreno, was recognized in the exceptional effort category. In school, he studies music and participates in talent shows, town meetings, mock trials and the school volleyball team. His interests outside of school Maywood An open house and pizza din— ner will be presented for all incoming fifth-grade families from 5 to 7 pm. Wednesday at the school. Pine Lake The combined bands will per- form a spring concert at 7:30 pm. Monday in the school gymnasium. Apollo Native American artist Ronn Wilson recently visited Apollo and led fourth-grade students in an in— depth study of Washington’s envi— ronment and native cultures and traditions. Also visiting the school this spring was Margaret Mooney, the educational consultant from New Zealand, who worked with teach- ers on lesson plans that implement , the state’s new academic stan- dards. Challenger The Spring Scholastic Book Fair will be open from 2 to 4 pm. daily Monday thrOugh June 12, as well as from 6 to 8 pm. June 11 for Family Night. The fair features buy-one, get-one-free specials, and raises money for library books. Our testing pinpoints problems and we tutor in reading, phonics, study skills, math and SAT/ACT prep to help students in all grades do better in school; Located in the Meadows Shopping Center 1460 NW. Gilman Blvd. (425) 391—0383 MORDY include guitar, music and martial arts. Green plans to attend Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle to study music toward a career as a recording engineer. D Skyline High School junior Missy Mordy, the daughter of Kent and Kathy Mordy, was recognized in the athletics category. In school, she studies math and history and maintains a 4.0 grade- point average. A member of the Honor Society, she recently was honored as Rotary student of the month in math and physics as well. Mordy was last year’s ASB activities coordinator and was recently elected ASB president for the 1998 -1999 academic school year She participated in the softball State Championship and World Series and has received All—Kingco volleyball and softball honors. Outside of school she is a soft- ball camp counselor and peer tutor at Beaver Lake Middle School. Mordy enjoys piano, baby-sitting and leadership and is actively involved as a Starlight Foundation volunteer and in YMCA youth government. After high school, Mordy plans to attend a four-year college and, although undecided, she is interested in studying communica- tions and marketing. Clark “Oceans of Fun,” the school’s spring carnival, is open from 4 to 9 pm. Saturday. The carnival will feature games, entertainment, food and prizes, including cake walk, moon walk and dunk tank. Discovery The school’s spring auction of student art projects raised more than $23,000 to support PTA pro- grams at Discovery. D The principal’s Open Forum will be at 9:30 am. Thursday. D A New Student School Tour begins at 10 am. June 11. Meet in the office. Endeavour Students in teacher Laura Berry’s class spent a recent Saturday planting trees and clean- ing up the landscaping at Bellewood Retirement Center as a volunteer project. The students were led by Issaquah city horticul- turist Alan Haywood. Maple Hills First-grade teacher Glenny Law retires this year after teaching at Maple Hills since it opened 30 years ago. Former students and parents are invited to a presentation and 45 Front St.S., Issaquah EWELL Graduation Announcement Ad Measures 3" wide by 3 inches deep includes photo (submitted by parent or student) and words of copy. Ad runs in the special graduation section on June 10.,Cost $65 Contact the advertising dept. at: THE ISSAQUAH PRESS; TORRES 0 Liberty High School sen!"I Jessica Newell, the daughter Steve and Pam Newell, was recognized as an athlete of the year. .51], In school, she studies Spa!“ education, inter-cultural stud165 and is a member of the Honor Society. v Newell has received seveml ‘ awards in soccer including fil’st second team all—Seamount Lea honors. Outside of school Newell en} drama, dancing and running in, actively involved in youth 011°“ and drama with her church. " After high school she plans ' attend Western Washington_ University toward a career In I ondary education with an em j on Spanish. .. D Issaquah High School 5‘ L" Jeremy Torres, the son of B0b “ Myra Torres, was recognized as ‘ athlete of the year. . In school, he studies maths ics while maintaining a 3.7 gfa» point average. ‘. He won the Kingco football rushing title, was first team 311' ; Kingco, team captain and 111053 t. valuable player in football; a“ 1, was team captain in wrestling' After high school he plans ‘° attend Central Washington University and work toward a career in teaching. reception for her at 7:45 pm. Thursday at the school during the annual Open House and PTA Spring Sweet Shoppe. The evening includes student exhibits and presentations, as well as dessert between 7 and 8:30 pm. Activities include SAGE Stll‘ dent-produced videos and elecg tronic books, sports art and wr contest, folk dance performancas' electronic slide show, student I autobiographies in Power Porn! presentations and Native Arner1 “ music. Sunny Hllls , An introduction to next years Spanish program will be pr ' at 6:30 pm. Wednesday in the multi-purpose room. For more information call Lisa Eppley, 391-7112. . D The Eager Reader Magic Party will presented at 2 p.m- ., Thursday and Friday in the mu!" purpose room. The party and prizes are for students who hill";f completed six levels of the E89 Reader program. D An open house for 1993'95 ‘ kindergartners will begin at 334 , pm. Thursday. D The PTA meets for a low cheon at 11 am. Monday at the home of Chris Jarvis. 9r 0 ‘3 CongratuQaiions Shanenel Winch $9009, Cyoult gamng 8 C[Intends 392-6434, ext 229‘