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Solarize Northwest Seattle hopes to bring community-supported solar energy to Green Lake

photo: shannonkringen Solarize Northwest Seattle, a group of Phinney Ridge, Greenwood, Ballard, Fremont, Wallingford and Green Lake residents working toward community-supported solar energy, is next meeting in Room 3 of the Phinney Neighborhood Association‘s Phinney Center (6532 Phinney Ave N). The informational meeting will be on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at 7 p.m. This new effort is being supported by the Phinney Neighborhood Association, Sustainable Ballard, Sustainable Greenwood-Phinney, Phinney Ridge Community Council, and other like-minded organizations. We’re seeking more neighborhood groups to join, and individuals to help spread the word. Our group is building a grassroots effort to win the bid when the next “Call…

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Space for Green Lake families in upcoming PEPS Newborn groups

Dana Guy of PEPS – Program for Early Parent Support asked us to share the news that there is space for Green Lake families in upcoming PEPS Newborn groups: New Baby? Join PEPS! Space is available for new families in upcoming PEPS Newborn Groups in Green Lake. PEPS Groups help new parents share the parenting adventure and get the support they need from other new families in their neighborhood. At a PEPS Newborn group, new parents meet, share, and learn in volunteer-facilitated sessions. Each meeting includes time for sharing parenting highs and lows, followed by a discussion of a topic related to the joys…

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Elementary school boundaries to change in north Seattle

The Seattle School Board has approved a short-term capacity management plan that addresses Seattle Public Schools’ enrollment growth. The School Board approved the plan with a 7-0 vote last night (Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012). It was developed following input from the Facilities and Capital Management Advisory Committee. Input was also considered from about 300 attendees at six community meetings and about 550 written comments. The plan includes boundary adjustments to John Stanford International School (4057 5 Ave NE),  B.F. Day Elementary School (3921 Linden Ave N) and McDonald Elementary School (temporarily located at 4400 Interlake Ave N). McDonald serves children from Wallingford, Green Lake and the University District. The new…

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‘Pork Neckbones, Sauerkraut & Rutabagas: Memories of my Green Lake Girlhood’ available soon

Pork Neckbones, Sauerkraut & Rutabagas: Memories of my Green Lake Girlhood, a new book of neighborhood history by Dorothea Nordstrand, will be made available at a book launch on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, 2-3 p.m., at the History House of Greater Seattle (790 N 34 St). Nordstrand’s four children share the following on an event flier: This book of memoirs is the culmination of 25 years of story writing, begun when Dorothea was 70, and put together in humorous, heartwarming details from her vivid memory. Despite the many hardships that her family endured during her childhood, the love and respect, sense of adventure and heartfelt enjoyment…

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Seattle Public Schools proposes elementary school boundary changes in north Seattle

Seattle Public Schools has announced proposed changes to the boundaries of John Stanford International School (4057 5 Ave NE). The proposed changes would also impact Fremont’s B.F. Day Elementary School (3921 Linden Ave N) and McDonald Elementary School (4400 Interlake Ave N). McDonald serves children from Wallingford, Green Lake and the University District. The changes were presented at a PTA meeting on Tuesday (Jan. 10, 2012) and will be voted on by the full School Board next Wednesday (Jan. 18). “Seattle Public Schools has seen increased enrollment over the past two years and needs to make adjustments to ensure all students have a safe and productive environment to…

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