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.
May 27, 2015
In an era dominated by technology, texting has become the go-to method of fast communication. Especially for teenagers, texting is present everywhere in our lives: when we’re at school, when we’re hanging out with friends, when we’re talking to parents and when we’re driving.
The truth of the matter is that if someone were to say, “Don’t text while driving” and another person were to say, “Don’t drink while driving”, the latter person would be taken more seriously. It’s easy to downplay the dangers of texting, emailing or calling when driving because of the perceived benign nature of the cell phone compared to other substances, such as alcohol.
May 20, 2015
Tim Flood has announced in a news release that he will run for the Issaquah City Council.
Flood has filed a declaration with the Washington Public Disclosure Commission and King County Elections for Position 4.
April 28, 2015
The Issaquah Schools Foundation’s 17th annual Nourish Every Mind Luncheon and second annual Nourish Every Mind Breakfast will celebrate the foundation’s role in creating its motto of “Great Schools and Great Communities.”
The luncheon is from 11 a.m.to 1 p.m. May 14 at the Issaquah Community Center. The breakfast is from 7-8:45 a.m. May 20 at Eastridge Church.
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.
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.