Junior State of America students win awards for speaking their minds

November 1, 2011

Jake Barokas, a Skyline High School sophomore, takes to the podium during a regional Junior State of America debate at O’Dea High School. Contributed

A simple description would state the Issaquah School District’s Junior State of America groups are debate teams.

While technically accurate, such an explanation doesn’t seem to convey the whole story.

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Gold Stars

April 13, 2010

Issaquah High School

The Issaquah High School community raised $2,100 March 11 during the annual Battle of the Bands competition at the Pacific Cascade Freshman Campus. This year’s competition also doubled as a benefit concert for victims of the earthquake in Haiti.

Hundreds of students, parents and employees throughout the district came to donate their money to the cause and Barefoot Contingent donated its time to play as a special guest. Read more