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Richard makes

U.W. dean's list

Kyle Richard of Sequim was named to the University of Washington's dean's list for the 2007-2008 year after earning dean's list status in at least three of four quarters during the academic year.



SENSE auction

set for Saturday

Greywolf Elementary School's annual SENSE ("Striving for Education and Knowledge for Students Everyday!") auction is scheduled for 6:30-9 p.m. April 18 at the school's gymnasium, 171 Carlsborg Road.

The goal for 2009 is to raise funds to buy a greenhouse for the school. This year's auction theme is "Mad About Science."

For more information about the auction, call 582-3300.



Indian Education

Program meeting set

The Sequim school board hosts its annual meeting to discuss the district's Title VII Indian Education Program for the 2009-2010 school year at 6:30 p.m. April 21 in the Helen Haller Elementary School library, 350 W. Fir St.

The meeting is to inform parents of Indian children, staff members, students and other community members of the program, to discuss needs of Indian students, to make recommendations for program improvement, review the grant proposal for 2009-

2010 and elect new officers.

For more information, call Bev Horan at 582-3535.



Band boosters meet

The next Sequim High School Band Boosters meeting is at 7 p.m. April 21 in the district boardroom at the Performing Arts Building, 533 N. Sequim Ave.

Meeting topics include a dinner/music fundraiser set for May 21, as well as upcoming parades, summer activities, fundraisers and more.

For more information, call 582-3600.



Two home-school meetings scheduled

A lecture and presentation about a new home-school exploration program is set for April 24.

The first presentation is at Carrie Blake Park on Blake Avenue at noon. The second is at 1:30 p.m. at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St.

For more information, call Rose at 808-2662 or Marcia at 765-0851.



Reed gets

WAVE scholarship

Jai Reed of Peninsula College recently received two years of free tuition at a Washington public or private college or vocational school after being awarded a Washington Award for Vocational Excellence scholarship grant.

Reed's field is addiction studies.

For more information about the grants, see: www.wtb.wa.gov/WAVEWebpagenew.asp.



Teacher of the Year nominations open

Nominations for the Washington 2008-2009 Teacher of the Year Award, sponsored by Teachers' Insurance Plan, are accepted through April 30.

To nominate a teacher, go to www.teachers.com and describe in 250 words or less why the nominated person deserves the award.

The award includes $1,000 to the teacher and $500 to the school. The winner also is eligible for a national award and prize.

Teachers, administrators, students, parents and others can nominate any accredited teacher for the award.

For more information, see www.teachers.com or call 203-634-7251.



Sons of Italy offer scholarship

The local chapter of the Order of the Sons of Italy in America is inviting applications for the Elena Buonpane Memorial Scholarship to assist students with an Italian heritage or students interested in Italian culture to further their education.

One $750 scholarship for the 2009-2010 academic school year is awarded this year. Residents of Clallam and Jefferson counties are eligible.

Criteria for eligibility are Italian heritage; residency in Clallam or Jefferson County; and evidence and name of college or technical school student is enrolled at or applying to.

Applications are available at local high schools, the Peninsula College counseling office or by calling Don Zanon at 452-8677.

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