September 3, 2015
Rebecca DeVere, of Sammamish, and Jeffrey Houghton, also of Sammamish, are engaged to be married July 30, 2016, at Tiger Mountain Orchards on Tiger Mountain in Issaquah.
DeVere, the daughter of Porter and Amy DeVere, of Sammamish, graduated from Issaquah High School in 2007. Houghton, the son of Craig and Cathy Houghton, of Issaquah, graduated from Issaquah High School in 2005.
September 3, 2015
The following students graduated Aug. 17 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison: William Voinot-Baron, of Sammamish, Master of Arts, anthropology; Christopher Vair, Master of Engineering
September 3, 2015
NEW — 10:09 a.m. Sept. 3, 2015
The Skyline High School football team will have to move another home game due to construction on its new stadium stands.
The school announced Aug. 29 that the Spartans will play their Sept. 18 game against Mount Si at Eastlake High School.
August 27, 2015
NEW — 3:25 p.m. Aug. 27, 2015
It can be unsettling for a high-school student who can’t afford functional clothing, prom attire or the fees to participate in certain classes, clubs and sports.
Issaquah High School began addressing those issues three years ago when its PTSA formed an Angel Program that collects a wide range of items and distributes them anonymously to students and families.
August 26, 2015
NEW — 6 a.m. Aug. 26, 2015
The speed cameras along Second Avenue Southeast will be reactivated Sept. 1.
The cameras operate from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. during school days. The cameras monitor both directions of traffic along Second Avenue near Clark Elementary, Issaquah High, Issaquah Middle and Tiger Mountain Community High schools.
August 24, 2015
August 20, 2015
NEW — 10 a.m. Aug. 20, 2015
Life Enrichment Options recently appointed Allison Yocum to its board of directors.
Yocum is a licensed pediatric physical therapist and owner of Waypoint Pediatric Therapies in Issaquah.
She has been working with children and young adults with disabilities and their families for more than 20 years and brings to LEO a passion for providing community-based fitness and physical activity opportunities for people of all ages with disabilities. Read more
August 17, 2015
NEW – 10:35 a.m., Aug. 17, 2015
Construction of the new home grandstands at Skyline High School’s stadium won’t be complete in time for the start of the football season, so the Spartans will open on the road instead. Read more
August 15, 2015
NEW — 6 a.m. Aug. 15, 2015
The Issaquah PTSA Council presents a conversation with parent education experts Dr. Jong Zhao and Myron Dueck from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 19 in the Issaquah High School theater.
Zhao is the author of numerous books including “World Class Learners: Educating Creative and Entrepreneurial Students” and Dueck is the author of “Grading Smarter, Not Harder: Assessment Strategies That Motivate Kids and Help Them Learn.”
During the free presentation, Zhao and Dueck will share their message about students’ global competitiveness and how to best assess and motivate kids for effective learning.
Issaquah High School is at 700 Second Ave. S.E.
August 14, 2015
NEW — 4 p.m. Aug. 14, 2015
Three recent graduates from Issaquah have been accepted into Teach for America’s 2015 teaching corps.
The students are Brandon Boyd, a 2011 graduate of Skyline High School and a 2015 graduate of University of Washington; Max Sugarman, a 2010 graduate of Issaquah High School and a 2014 graduate of University of Washington; and Kelsey Smith a 2011 graduate of Eastlake High School and a 2015 graduate of Seattle University.
Teach For America is a national nonprofit working to expand educational opportunity for students in low-income communities. Corps members commit to teach in high-need urban or rural public schools and become lifelong advocates for educational equity.
The trio joins a network of 50,000 corps members and alumni working alongside parents, principals and communities for positive change.
To learn more about Teach for America, go to www.teachforamerica.org.