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CLIP slots open
Teens who have dropped out of high school can enroll in
the Riverview School District's Contracted Learning Individualized
Program (CLIP) to earn credits or a diploma. The students must be
between the ages of 15 and 19 and reside in the Riverview School District.
The program is limited to 25 to 30 students and a few openings will
be available in late January. Enrollment is by instructor permission only.
Students must be able to study at home and meet individual
contract learning requirements. The goal of the program is to enable students to
earn high school credit and eventually earn a diploma or to prepare them for
re-entry into Cedarcrest High.
For more information, call Ray Yates at (425) 788-7116 and leave
a voice message in mailbox 1150.
Battle of the bands
It's coming! Cedarcrest High will present the Battle of the Bands from
6 p.m. to midnight on Jan. 29 in the commons.
The battle will feature 10 local garage bands competing on two
stages in a round robin format.
Guest band M-SET a well-known local group will judge
the competition and also close the evening with a live concert and CD
The event is being sponsored by Riverview Helping Youth To
Have Music (RHYTHM) and Main Street Music in Duvall with proceeds
benefiting the CHS music department.
Tickets are available through the school's music department. For
more information, call Kathy Nelson at Main Street Music at (425) 844-2988.
CKMS congratulates winners
About 130 Chief Kanim Middle School students participated in
the 1999-2000 National PTA Reflections contest through the school's
PTSA. Students created works in literature, musical composition,
photography and visual arts based on this year's theme "Anything is Possible "
The following students' work will advance to the state level: Kelly
Watts, Emily White and Zach Johnson for literature, and Daniel Neilson for
visual arts. Honorable mentions were given to Monika Hanley, Leah
Pfeifle, Rachelle Dillard, Holly Mitchell, Heather Andress and Reed Williams.
Chief Kanim's PTSA would like to thank everyone who helped with
the program and the judges and students who participated.
College scholarships available
High school students with a GPA of "B" or better and college
students with a GPA of "B+" or higher are
eligible for a $1,000 college scholarship.
All requests for applications must include the student's name,
permanent home address, city, state, zip code, name of current high school or
college, approximate GPA and year in school during the 1999-2000
academic year. The scholarships are for U.S. citizens only.
To receive an application, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or write to
Educational Communications Scholarship Foundation, P.O. Box 5012, Lake
Forest, IL 60045. Requests must be received by March 16.
Officials will choose 250 winners based on academic performance,
involvement in extracurricular activities and some consideration will be
given for financial need.
All Washington state high school juniors and seniors are invited to
compete in Human Life of Washington's first statewide PRO-LIFE
Speech Contest. Registration deadline is April 17.
Contestants are asked to present an original pro-life speech on
abortion, euthanasia or infanticide. Speeches should be five to seven minutes
in length and memorized.
The first place winner will receive $1,000 and a trip to Washington,
D.C. to deliver their speech at the National Right to Life Oratory Contest.
More information is available online at www.humanlife.net.
Host families needed
Celebrate the new millennium by hosting a high school exchange
student from places such as Spain, Mexico, France and Germany
through the World Heritage International Student Exchange Program and
Pacific Intercultural Exchange.
Host families provide room, board and guidance to a teenager living
thousands of miles from home. Students are well screened and selected
based on academic performance, English proficiency, teacher
recommendations and personal interviews. Couples, single parents and families with
no children are encouraged to apply.
Each student is fully insured, has their own spending money and
expects to bear their share of household responsibilities.
Families may select the students of their choice from student
applications, photo collages and biographical essays. Once paired, students
and families are encouraged to begin corresponding prior to the student's
For more information about the World Heritage International
Student Exchange Program, call Jeff Rodgers at (253) 539-5955 or (800)
888-9040. For information about the Pacific Intercultural Exchange call
Teresa Knapp at (800) 894-7633.
P>Openings for Multi-Age Program
The Riverview School District Alternative and Extended Learning
Programs, K-12, is now accepting applications for the Eagle Rock K-5
Applications and information packets are available at any school
or from the district office on Jan. 18. The deadline is March 6. Visitations to
the site are by appointment only, beginning on Jan. 26.
A parent/community informational meeting will be held at 7
p.m. on Feb. 17 at the Multi-Age site, 29300 N.E. 150th St., Duvall. However,
if there is snow on the ground or school has been canceled, the meeting
will be rescheduled for March 6.
Kindergarten applicants will be required to take an assessment test
on May 25 to determine if they are able to function socially in an all-day
setting with older students. Acceptance into the program is not based on
advanced academic abilities. Parents of kindergartners should also register
at their neighborhood school, since space is limited.
For more information, call (425) 333-4115 or (425) 788-6610,
Strom receives scholarship
The Asphalt Paving Association of Washington (APAW) selected 32
students including Kyle Strom of North Bend to receive $1,800 in
scholarship assistance. Strom will attend Washington State University.
"Giving back to the community and rewarding such hard working
students is a real pleasure, said APAW President Bill Hammett. "This year
we had over 100 applicants, making it a difficult selection process. It's nice
to see such an interest in the asphalt and paving industry."
To qualify, students must be a resident of Washington state, in the
process of completing or have finished an asphalt course, be of high
academic standing, have notable extracurricular activities, and have an interest in
the paving industry.
Valley students shine at UW
Sixteen students from the Snoqualmie area have been named
to the Dean's List at the University of Washington for autumn quarter 1999.
To qualify for the Dean's List, a student must have completed at
least 12 graded credits and have a grade point average of at least 3.50 (out
The students are from Carnation: Nicholas Gregory Blue, Eric
James Branthwaite, Lee John Mitchell, Douglas Arthur Plass and
Katrina Rheannon Rotter; from North Bend: Brian Christopher Dunn, Jeunai
Marie Hampton, Nikole Renee Letrondo, Jeffrey John Mahan,
Kevin McCullough, Laura Louise Nichols, Chase Blu Reeves and Hari
Shroff; from Preston: Justin Sean Landreth; and from
Snoqualmie: Corey Christain Furulie and Bridgette