Gold Stars

May 18, 2010

By Staff

Girl Scout Troop 50614

Girls from Girl Scout Troop 50614 from Sunny Hills Elementary School served dinner to residents of Tent City 4 prior to their departure.

The girls served up barbecued pulled pork, baked potatoes and other homemade goodies. The girls also donated several staple items, like butter, cheese sticks and yogurt, and a special box of Girl Scout cookies.

Katie Raissipour and Jessi Wanamaker

Katie Raissipour and Jessi Wanamaker, two freshman at the Pacific Cascade Freshman Campus, showed support for others by participating in this year’s Day of Silence April 16.

The two made short-sleeved shirts to show their support and sported them around campus.

The Day of Silence is a national day promoting tolerance for and recognizing the equality of students who have various sexual orientations. The day focuses on ending lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender name-calling, bullying and harassment in schools.

Discovery fourth-graders

Discovery Elementary School fourth-graders won the state’s Disney Planet Challenge on April 20.

Students in Tasha Kirby’s fourth-grade class won the state’s competition, which asked them to submit a portfolio about local killdeer preservation. For their efforts, students received certificates and a $1,000 grant.

Gold Stars highlights accomplishments — big or small — by Issaquah students. Send a few sentences and the student’s name, age, grade, school, good deed and a photograph, if possible, to clusebrink@isspress.com.

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