Memorial stalled

October 27, 2009

Connie Fletcher laughs and enjoys a surprise sign placed on a ladies’ room stall door Oct. 19 during a reception honoring her retirement from 16 years of service on the Issaquah School District Board of Directors. In a ‘Very Special Resolution’ passed unanimously, the other board members, after several ‘whereas’ commendations, noting her ‘decided preference for the second stall from the left,’ resolved that it be ‘hereafter known as the ‘Connie Fletcher Commemorative Ladies’ Room Stall.’By Sara Niegowski / Issaquah School District

Connie Fletcher laughs and enjoys a surprise sign placed on a ladies’ room stall door Oct. 19 during a reception honoring her retirement from 16 years of service on the Issaquah School District Board of Directors. In a ‘Very Special Resolution’ passed unanimously, the other board members, after several ‘whereas’ commendations, noting her ‘decided preference for the second stall from the left,’ resolved that it be ‘hereafter known as the ‘Connie Fletcher Commemorative Ladies’ Room Stall.’By Sara Niegowski / Issaquah School District

State Board of Education picks Connie Fletcher

September 8, 2009

Issaquah School Board member Connie Fletcher testifies earlier this year before the Washington State Board of Education in Olympia. By Issaquah School District

Issaquah School Board member Connie Fletcher testifies earlier this year before the Washington State Board of Education in Olympia. By Issaquah School District

Issaquah School Board member Connie Fletcher was selected as the newest member of the Washington State Board of Education on Aug 31.

“It is a real honor,” Fletcher said. “I’m really looking forward to it.”

The state board directs education policy, like graduation requirements and curriculum, for the state. Read more

High school math adoption is put on hold

June 30, 2009

After community concern and lack of clarity from the state, Issaquah School District Superintendent Steve Rasmussen told school board members June 24 that he decided to delay a high school math curriculum adoption for a year. Read more

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