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Evergreen Middle School team wins big at National History Day event

For months, a team of eighth graders from Evergreen Middle School conducted extensive research on the Tuskegee Airmen. Their hard work paid off last week when their 10-minute documentary, “The Tuskegee Airmen: Courage Knows No Color,” was named National Champion in the Junior Group Documentary category of the National History Day competition.

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Welcome Assembly at ICS for students visiting from Kobe University Secondary SchoolFive Kobe University Secondary School students arrived at International Community School (ICS) Monday morning, October 9. A Welcome Assembly kicked off the annual visit by students from ICS’ sister school. The students will stay with ICS families for a week, while they attend school at ICS, take part in regional outings, and share in a cultural exchange with ICS students. In May, 22 ICS students traveled to Kobe for a similar experience with Japanese students and their families.

Redmond Middle School has been named a National PTA “School of Excellence.” PTSA and ASB members made the announcement during the school’s Curriculum Night in September to a round of applause from parents.

The national recognition program supports and celebrates partnerships between schools and families. It enriches the educational experience for all students with resources that help engage families in school decision-making.

Redmond Middle School will display the banner for the two years of its recognition.

International Community School (ICS) students are looking toward a green future. The students are part of the Sustainability Ambassadors program. They presented a sustainability update to the Kirkland Chamber of Commerce on September 14. The presentation included economic data, regional green schools initiatives, and achievable goals for the future.

The ICS students began working on climate change solution projects during their eighth grade Earth Sciences class. Peter Donaldson, who directs Sustainability Ambassadors, was a guest speaker in the class. He helped them launch their projects.

Emily Jacobson-Ross, an art teacher at Redmond Middle School has been named the Washington ART Education Association (WAEA) 2017 Outstanding New Art Educator of the Year. Jacobson-Ross was nominated by her peers for this award. Judges used a comprehensive scoring rubric to determine the winner.

These annual awards are WAEA’s way of recognizing outstanding professionalism, service, promotion and support of the arts by individual art educators in our state.  In receiving these awards, recipients also become eligible for future nominations for regional and national recognition. The Outstanding New Art Educator of the Year award was specifically designed for an educator who has three years or less of teaching experience and who demonstrates exceptional professionalism and promise.

This award will be presented to Emily during a WAEA gala event in the fall, with the date and location to be announced.

 

Pending Cooperative Bids and Proposals

Public agencies in the State of Washington are authorized by RCW 28A.320 and RCW 39.34 to enter into cooperative agreements for the purchase of various equipment, supplies and services. Below are the pending bids and proposals that, once awarded, may be accessed by other public agencies. If bid opportunities or proposals are available they will be listed below.

Welcome Assembly at ICS for students visiting from Kobe University Secondary SchoolFive Kobe University Secondary School students arrived at International Community School (ICS) Monday morning, October 9. A Welcome Assembly kicked off the annual visit by students from ICS’ sister school. The students will stay with ICS families for a week, while they attend school at ICS, take part in regional outings, and share in a cultural exchange with ICS students. In May, 22 ICS students traveled to Kobe for a similar experience with Japanese students and their families.

Redmond Middle School has been named a National PTA “School of Excellence.” PTSA and ASB members made the announcement during the school’s Curriculum Night in September to a round of applause from parents.

The national recognition program supports and celebrates partnerships between schools and families. It enriches the educational experience for all students with resources that help engage families in school decision-making.

Redmond Middle School will display the banner for the two years of its recognition.

International Community School (ICS) students are looking toward a green future. The students are part of the Sustainability Ambassadors program. They presented a sustainability update to the Kirkland Chamber of Commerce on September 14. The presentation included economic data, regional green schools initiatives, and achievable goals for the future.

The ICS students began working on climate change solution projects during their eighth grade Earth Sciences class. Peter Donaldson, who directs Sustainability Ambassadors, was a guest speaker in the class. He helped them launch their projects.

Emily Jacobson-Ross, an art teacher at Redmond Middle School has been named the Washington ART Education Association (WAEA) 2017 Outstanding New Art Educator of the Year. Jacobson-Ross was nominated by her peers for this award. Judges used a comprehensive scoring rubric to determine the winner.

These annual awards are WAEA’s way of recognizing outstanding professionalism, service, promotion and support of the arts by individual art educators in our state.  In receiving these awards, recipients also become eligible for future nominations for regional and national recognition. The Outstanding New Art Educator of the Year award was specifically designed for an educator who has three years or less of teaching experience and who demonstrates exceptional professionalism and promise.

This award will be presented to Emily during a WAEA gala event in the fall, with the date and location to be announced.