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Benefit dinner for the U District Food Bank at the Greenlake Bar & Grill

A benefit dinner for the University District Food Bank will be held Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, 5-10 p.m., at the Greenlake Bar & Grill (7200 E Green Lake Drive N) and the Eastlake Bar & Grill (2947 Eastlake Ave E). At least 50% of each dinner bill will be donated to the Food Bank, and 66% of the cost of orders from a special menu will be donated. “Our monetary goal for the evening is to raise $6,000,” Paul Yunker, Development Director at the University District Food Bank, said in an email sent to Food Bank supporters earlier today. “That’s essentially 50% of our food purchasing budget for…

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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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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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Zoka launches new coffee blend in honor of Carly Henley

Zoka Coffee Roaster and Tea Company has just launched a partnership with The Carly Henley Project. 20-year-old Carly Henley, a UW student, committed suicide last October. The Carly Henley Project is dedicated to her memory.   Patrick Mazzuca, Zoka’s General Manager, writes the following on the Zoka website: In adults over the age of 18, there are 14.8 million individuals that suffer from depression. Last school year four University of Washington Students chose to take their lives. One of these students was a regular customer of University Village Zoka. Her name was Carly Henley. When I read about Carly’s death in the Seattle Times…

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University of Washington student reported missing

Updated Tuesday, March 8, 8:30 p.m.   From A University of Washington student has been reported missing by her family. Marizela Perez was last seen in the Rainier Beach neighborhood Saturday, heading to the UW campus, family members say. She may have been riding a Link Light Rail train. Family members filed a missing persons report with the Seattle Police on Sunday. Perez is described as Asian, 5-foot-5, 110 pounds with a bob hairstyle. She has a tattoo on her left inner arm with the words “lahat ay magiging maayos,” Tagalog for “all will be well.” She was wearing…

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