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.
April 21, 2015
There were 11 winners, but if you ask me, everyone who entered the 2015 Influence The Choice Student Video Contest were winners.
In this year’s contest, from Jan. 1 through Feb. 28, 260 students participated in producing 100 videos. Those entries represented 959 creating hours!
March 17, 2015
For the Rotary Club of Issaquah’s ninth annual Grape Escape, organizers didn’t see any need to fix what wasn’t broken.
“We’ve taken a proven formula and just reapplied it,” co-chairman Scott McKorkle said.
March 17, 2015
Becky Gordon, a longtime community volunteer, joined the Life Enrichment Options board in January, following two years of leading the Issaquah Outreach committee, an all-volunteer group that helps promote LEO in the greater Issaquah area.
Gordon has been active within the school system, serving as Issaquah Middle School PTSA president, the special needs chairwoman of the Issaquah Council PTSA and an art docent for the Issaquah School District Academy for Community Transition Program.
February 10, 2015
These seniors are Rotary Club of Issaquah Students of the Month.
November 11, 2014
The following seniors were named Rotary Club of Issaquah Students of the Month for October 2014:
July 8, 2014
The annual Issaquah Rotary Challenge Series Races, where participants with disabilities get to experience the thrill of soapbox derby action, begins 9 a.m. July 12.
In each race, two racers climb into the seat of a gravity-powered car as the vehicle maneuvers along Second Avenue with able-bodied volunteers, who sit behind the wheel, and participants with disabilities, who sit in the passenger seat.
May 27, 2014
March 25, 2014
NEW — 11:45 a.m. March 25, 2014
Fred Nystrom has been named executive director of Life Enrichment Options, a community-based nonprofit that advocates for and assists individuals with developmental disabilities.
Nystrom has an extensive background in media and fundraising with both nonprofit organizations and businesses.
He is very involved in the Issaquah community, serving previously as a board member for the Issaquah Chamber of Commerce and the Issaquah Schools Foundation.
March 4, 2014
The Rotary Club of Issaquah recently honored the following seniors as its February 2014 Students of the Month:
- Liberty High School
- Recognition in music
- Plays Irish drum, sings, arranges music and directs a Celtic ensemble, learning bass drum
- Theater, screen writing, acting, active volunteer in church
- Maintains a 3.6 grade point average, taking Advanced Placement psychology, Honors physics, and College calculus
- Accepted at Northwest, Montana State and Eastern, pursuing degree in business and music or theater