For the second year in a row, teams representing Lake Stevens will take on the world at the VEX Robotics World Championships slated for late April in Anaheim. Qualifying for the event took place at the Western Regional Championships held at Cavelero Mid High School on March 1.
It wasn’t a typical Monday evening at Glenwood Elementary. Most nights, the custodians are the only people present to appreciate the quiet hallways and darkened classrooms. Things were decidedly different on March 3 as the hallways bustled with after-hours activity. A smiling cat wearing a tall stripped hat and a giant green frog dressed in baseball attire were joined by children in pajamas carrying teddy bears and books.
Students and educators spoke sang, rapped, danced, cheered and exercised to showcase the Seven Habits of Happy Kids; components of a leadership model developed by Steven Covey and utilized at Highland, to unlock passion and cultivate greatness in all students.
As the world’s attention focused on Sochi, Russia and the Winter Olympic Games, students representing Lake Stevens High School were earning medals of their own at Regional SkillsUSA competitions. Senior T.J. Jahn won a silver medal in the Precision Machining competition and juniors Jamie Santos, Mackenzie McLeod and Marleigh Olson earned a team bronze medal at the SkillsUSA regional crime scene competition.
Lake Stevens High School senior Samantha Amey-Gonzalez was selected as a National Achievement Scholarship Finalist. The National Achievement Scholarship Program offers recognition for outstanding black American high school students. One of 1,300 finalists nationwide, Amey-Gonzalez was chosen based on her PSAT and SAT scores, leadership and extracurricular activities and impressive academic record.
On Feb. 20, Sunnycrest PTA members honored the 82 student artists who participated in this year’s PTA Reflections Art Contest. More than 150 original works including stories, photos and art were judged at the building level with the work of nine students moving on to the state competition.
6:30 PM - 11:59 PM School Board Meeting | 6:30 p.m.
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Kindergarten Parent Information Night (all elementary schools)