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Learn how to keep kids safe online at Jan. 29 program

NEW — 6 a.m. Jan. 26, 2015

The Briarwood Elementary School PTSA presents “Teaching Your Child How To Share Smart & Stay Safe Online” at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 29 at the school library, 17020 S.E. 134th St., Renton.

Everyone is welcome. The free program, sponsored by the Issaquah District PTSA Council, will teach practical strategies that can be put into action as soon as you get home.

Join presenter Anne Livingston to learn about what activities elementary school kids are doing online, understand the risks they may encounter, and get scripts to help establish rules and contracts. Read more »

Sports

Cancer taps out

Patriots wrestling team tops Hazen, loses to Highline in fundraiser tourney

By Greg Farrar Romney Noel, Liberty High School senior, looks at the referee while working to get Highline’s Connor Shea into a pin during their 182-pound wrestling bout Jan. 16. Noel got the fall at 1:47.

By Greg Farrar
Romney Noel, Liberty High School senior, looks at the referee while working to get Highline’s Connor Shea into a pin during their 182-pound wrestling bout Jan. 16. Noel got the fall at 1:47.

When the Liberty High School wrestling team hit the mats last Friday, they were tackling more than their opponents. Read more »

Schools

Samantha Smith Elementary School helps Issaquah Food Bank program

The Samantha Smith Elementary School’s Student Leadership Council collected gifts from Dec. 1-5 for the Issaquah Holiday Gift Barn, a program of the Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank.

Contributed Samantha Smith Elementary School fifth-graders (from left) Dylan Denq, Aditi Goyal, Maeve Toland, Parker Kirkwood, Jaskaran Dhilon and Sada Hitzemann helped lead the school’s gift drive for the Issaquah Holiday Gift Barn.

Contributed
Samantha Smith Elementary School fifth-graders (from left) Dylan Denq, Aditi Goyal, Maeve Toland, Parker Kirkwood, Jaskaran Dhilon and Sada Hitzemann helped lead the school’s gift drive for the Issaquah Holiday Gift Barn.

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