LocalConservation Crew Joins City to Enhance Natural Areas
In recent months, open space and parks in the City of Issaquah have benefited from a state program to enhance our natural areas and create jobs.
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources’ Urban and Community Forestry Program recently provided crews from Washington Conservation Corps to assist the City in maintaining and restoring urban forests – all at no cost to the City.
Issaquah is one of only three government entities statewide selected to be a host city in this pilot program.
SportsLiberty’s Campbell twins bring double positives
Teachers can tell stories about twins who equaled double trouble, but the Campbell twins, Sean and Matt, seniors at Liberty High School, stand out for their double positive contributions: double the effort in two sports and double the boost of a serious academic climate.
The twins find themselves at home on the basketball court, at track and field events, and in the classroom.
The twins come from an athletic family. Their father William and their mother Arleen are both swimmers; their sister Rebecca plays basketball as a high school junior, as does the younger sister Alissa as a freshman.
SchoolsSkyline assistant principal to take the helm at Issaquah
NEW — 5:40 p.m. May 22, 2013
Issaquah High School is staying within the district to hire its next principal, as Paula Phelps prepares to leave to become the executive director of high schools.
Andrea McCormick, Skyline High School’s assistant principal, will make the move to Issaquah beginning July 1, according to an email sent to Issaquah High School families.
The new Issaquah principal was described as a top leader who “communicates well and often,” in the email signed by Superintendent Steve Rasmussen and incoming Superintendent Ron Thiele.
“She has proven to be unwaveringly focused on the personal achievement of every student, from those who are struggling to those who are excelling and everywhere in between,” they wrote. Read more »