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Police Chief for a Day – a first grader’s dream come true

Bryce Stubblefield, a first grade student at Twain Elementary School, wants to be a police officer when he grows up. And his dream is about to come true! The City of Kirkland Police Department chose Bryce to be their 2018 Police Chief for a Day.

Mead gives back to the community and connects families

Mead Elementary PTSA hosted a used book and clothing fair during the week of January 22, and a pancake breakfast on Friday. Students, parents, teachers and community members donated 5,419 books. The fair earned $1,100 for the school and provided teachers with 1,000 books for their classrooms.

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Muir families travel abroad at Heritage Night


Student wears traditional clothing from Colombia in front of display about the countryJohn Muir Elementary School families shared their cultures and traditions at Heritage Night on October 12. Informational displays represented each country. Students received a stamp in their Heritage Night passport for every country they “visited”.

Family wears traditional clothing from Russia in front of display about the countryFamilies enjoyed food, traditional clothing, and special performances by the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, Capoeria Brazilian Martial Arts Troupe, and the Seattle Kokon Taiko Japanese Drummers.

Countries represented at Muir’s Heritage Night included: Argentina, Armenia, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Finland, India, Ireland, Japan, Jordan, Mexico, Pakistan, Peru, Russia, Sweden, Thailand, Vietnam and Zambia.