September 25, 2015
NEW — 3:40 p.m. Sept. 25, 2015
Several local high school seniors were among about 16,000 semifinalists for the annual National Merit Scholarship.
The high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for 7,400 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million next spring.
September 3, 2015
NEW — 10:42 a.m. Sept. 3, 2015
According to the Washington State Department of Health, between two and three youths ages 15-24 commit suicide every week in Washington state.
“The last three years have been some of the hardest years of my ministry when we saw several young people take their lives,” Nick Pringle, pastor of student ministries at Pine Lake Covenant Church for nearly 10 years, says in a Facebook video. “Each year in America, there are over 1 million attempts of suicide, and that’s too many.”
For the second year, teens from Issaquah and Sammamish will join the national movement for National Suicide Prevention Day on Sept. 10 and wear “You Matter” T-shirts to school that day.
November 18, 2014
They say there is no such thing as bad publicity.
Issaquah High School has joined the bandwagon of other secondary drama programs across the United States that are producing the hot property “Almost, Maine.”
The play by John Cariani features several short vignettes about ordinary people finding relationships in unexpected places of one small town.
March 18, 2014
Issaquah High School’s spring production of “Rehearsal for Murder” is more than a regular whodunit played out onstage.
“I’ve been describing it as ‘Clue’ plus ‘Inception,’” said star Daniel Repp, an Issaquah sophomore.
The students will bring to life the story of tortured playwright Alex Dennison as he searches for the answers surrounding the death of his beloved fiancée Monica Welles.