September 28, 2015
NEW — 3:11 p.m. Sept. 28, 2015
For Anthony Humay, more than three years of hard work is finally coming to fruition as he prepares to start the next phase of his company, Midzy, a website that bills itself as a “YouTube for polls.”
Humay, an Eastlake High School senior, founded Midzy when he was 13 and has designed most of the site himself. The website, which he calls a “social polling platform,” is now generating more than 10,000 hits per month, figures Humay hopes will push the business to new heights.
August 26, 2015
Police can grow their budget and save lives
Police Chief Scott Behrbaum, I know how you can fund your entire budget. I can personally guarantee it’ll work.
Position an officer two blocks west of Zeeks on Northeast Park Drive, the main road feeding homes in the Issaquah Highlands.
August 6, 2015
NEW — 10 a.m. Aug. 6, 2015
Gretel von Bargen, a science teacher at Skyline High School, was one of two educators from Washington state to earn the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teachers, according to a news release from the organization.
This year’s award winners represented all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, several U.S. territories and the U.S. Department of Defense education activity schools. Read more
July 16, 2015
The Washington Aerospace Scholars program is pleased to announce that the following local students will participate in one of the three WAS Summer Residency sessions held in July at the Museum of Flight in Seattle:
July 9, 2015
Matthew Bellavia, of Sammamish, was one of several winners in the fourth annual National STEM Video Game Challenge.
April 28, 2015
The Washington state schools superintendent’s office named the Issaquah School District as its Green School District Leader, according to an April 22 news release.
April 22, 2015
“Yes Please,” by Amy Poehler
Although released in October 2014, Amy Poehler’s book is current because of her presence on television. Poehler is a feminist icon, an internationally recognized actress and director, and a comedy idol preaching the motto of doing what makes you happy. Her book “Yes Please” may make you awkwardly snort-laugh in public places, cry because you are overcome by her inspiring words or make you force the person sitting next to you to read what you just read because you can’t get over it.
March 31, 2015
STEM Premier has announced the first national rankings of top science, technology, engineering and math high school students.
Lisa Tang, of Sammamish, has placed in the top 50.
March 17, 2015
Several local students were recently accepted into the first phase of the 2014-15 Washington Aerospace Scholars Program at Seattle’s Museum of Flight.
February 10, 2015
The financial website NerdWallet was curious to find the top Washington cities that appealed most to millennial job seekers. Issaquah was ranked fifth and Renton 10th.