March 10, 2015
KingCo Conference basketball coaches recently announced their selections for the 2014-15 all-conference teams. Local selections are listed below.
KingCo 4A boys
MVP: Ty Gibson, Issaquah
March 10, 2015
NEW — 6 a.m. March 10, 2015
A fundraiser will be held March 17 for Ryan Concannon, a 2009 Skyline High School graduate who sustained a traumatic brain injury from a bicycle crash in September 2012.
Concannon has been living in a donated home in Issaquah for the past several months, and funds are needed to help him with physical therapy and moving to a permanent home later this year.
The fundraiser will take place at the Team Ryan house, 26615 S.E. 37th St., Issaquah. The event starts at 6 p.m., with a live auction to follow at 7:45 p.m. Registration costs $100, and can be done online at www.hope4ryan.com.
The live auction includes several vacation packages, Seahawks and Mariners tickets, wine baskets and more. There is also an online auction for those who cannot attend the fundraiser.
March 6, 2015
NEW — 6 a.m. March 6, 2015
The Issaquah Women’s Club will offer $1,000 scholarships to graduating senior girls from Issaquah, Liberty and Skyline high schools, and from Echo Glen and Tiger Mountain alternative schools.
Get information about requirements and the official form for Issaquah, Liberty and Skyline at www.issaquahwomensclub.org/scholarships. Get information, and the official form for Echo Glen and Tiger Mountain schools, by seeing a counselor or adviser.
March 3, 2015
Emily and Lori Kargl sat down in an Issaquah coffee shop last Friday and started rattling off names.
First, a grandmother, and then a soccer coach. Next, a neighbor, followed by a family friend. All of them, acquainted or not, were connected through a shared battle of a debilitating disease.
February 24, 2015
Technically defined, DECA is a business and marketing club whose mission is to prepare emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management.
But at Skyline High School, DECA becomes as much as about leadership, innovation and teamwork skills as business skills. With a total of 276 members, Skyline DECA is both the largest academic organization in the Issaquah School District and one of the biggest in the state.
February 24, 2015
Should colleges base their admissions on standardized test scores?
February 17, 2015
February 3, 2015
Do something about Skyline students crossing street
My husband and I have become increasingly concerned for Skyline High School’s student safety for those students using Sammamish Hills Lutheran Church’s parking lot during school hours.
January 27, 2015
Teenagers might have some negative stereotypes about volunteer work, but the leaders of a Sammamish organization are trying to dispel the notion that unpaid labor is dreary and challenging. Read more
January 20, 2015
The long-awaited Skyline High School stadium improvement plan may be closer to reality, after the Issaquah School Board received an update at its Jan. 14 meeting.
Steve Crawford, the Issaquah School District’s director of capital projects, told board members the bidding process for potential contractors on the stadium construction projects at both Skyline and Liberty high schools would open this week.
The Skyline project, budgeted at nearly $6.5 million, was approved by voters in an April 2012 bond measure. Since, members of the school’s football boosters club have criticized the project, saying school district officials aren’t interested in an alternate design that would have a concrete grandstand and increased storage space, and be more cost-effective.
Construction, scheduled to last a few months, has been delayed multiple times, including twice in the past year. Read more