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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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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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Upcoming tours and open house at McDonald Elementary School

McDonald Elementary School will host tours on Wednesday, Feb. 29 and Monday, March 5, 2012 at the school’s temporary location at Lincoln High School (4400 Interlake Ave N). The tours are for adults only and will be conducted 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. The tours will be led by PTA representatives and will include brief observations of classrooms. Prospective parents will also hear from Principal Grinager and the McDonald PTA. Tour registration details are available on mcdonaldpta.org. Registration is required to attend. There will also be an open house on Thursday, March 1, 6:30-8:00 p.m., at the Lincoln High School location (4400 Interlake Ave N). Prospective parents will visit classrooms on an informal…

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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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McDonald School’s Move-a-Thon is this Friday

McDonald Elementary School is preparing for their biggest annual fundraiser. On Friday, October 21, 2011 McDonald students will participate in the school’s second annual Move-a-Thon. The children – most in kindergarten or first grade – will walk or run laps at Wallingford Playfield to raise money for the school, while parents, friends, and neighbors cheer them on. This year, the Mariner Moose will also be on hand. “This is our budding new school’s major fall fundraiser. We hope to be able to fund programs that will greatly enhance our children’s scholastic experience,” said Move-a-Thon organizer Jennifer Sill-Reichert in a press release…

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