September 22, 2015
NEW — 4:12 p.m. Sept. 22, 2015
“It’s been a long time coming. It was a year in the works,” said Pat Castillo, project coordinator for the freshly rebranded Influence the Choice – Drug Prevention Alliance for Youth.
Working within the Issaquah Schools Foundation, Influence the Choice carried the name Drug Free Community Coalition. The name change becomes official Oct. 1.
July 29, 2015
NEW — 11:33 a.m. July 29, 2015
Issaquah has been named one of the Best Towns for Families in 2015 by “Family Circle” magazine.
To compile the list, the magazine’s team of editors worked with Onboard Informatics, a New York City research firm that provides real estate, demographic and other data, to select 4,500 cities and towns with populations between 10,000 and 100,000. From that, about 1,400 localities having a high concentration of households with median incomes between $60,000 and $110,000 were selected.
July 29, 2015
NEW — 11:13 a.m. July 29, 2015
Before you know it, summer will be over and children will head back to school.
And although it’s an exciting time for the many children who get new clothes and school supplies, it’s a tense time for families who don’t have the money for such things.
That’s where Tools 4 School comes in.
July 23, 2015
Barbara de Michele is no stranger to community accolades.
The tireless education and youth advocate was first honored with the Issaquah Chamber of Commerce’s Citizen of the Year Award in 1989.
July 16, 2015
Issaquah High School and the Issaquah School District are grateful for the generosity of the community who contributed in part to more than $3.5 million in scholarships to Issaquah’s class of 2015 as reported by students and their parents.
Students received scholarships and grants for academic merit, community service, athletic ability and leadership, and honors scholarships from the schools they will be attending and community leaders.
July 9, 2015
The Issaquah School Board at its June 24 meeting accepted the following gifts to the school district of $5,000 or more:
$11,530 — From Pacific Cascade Middle School PTSA to fund the school’s 2015 spring grants
June 17, 2015
Liberty High School and the Issaquah School District are grateful for the generosity of the community who contributed in part to more than $2.3 million in scholarships to Liberty’s class of 2015 as reported by students and their parents.
June 10, 2015
The Issaquah School Board approved the following gifts of $5,000 or more to the school district:
$5,000 from the Pine Lake Middle School PTSA to help fund Homework Club at Pine Lake Middle School.
June 3, 2015
Many people made Relay for Life a success
On May 9, our community took to the track at Issaquah High School for Issaquah’s 2015 Relay For Life. For 20 hours, we celebrated cancer survivors, remembered those no longer with us and learned about how we can continue to fight back against cancer. This year’s Relay For Life was an outstanding event, made possible by everyone involved.
May 20, 2015
Almost 900 community members attended the Issaquah Schools Foundation’s 17th annual Nourish Every Mind Luncheon on May 14 at the Issaquah Community Center and donated $617,000 for local schools.
The program featured several students and educators who spoke passionately about the foundation’s impact on education.