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Numbers don’t lie: Inglewood Middle School students loving new summer math work

New: Aug. 31, 2:17 p.m.

Summer weather in the Puget Sound region has been awfully friendly, and most children are taking advantage of the perpetual sunshine with outdoor activities like bike riding, swimming and sports.
But Inglewood Middle School students are also filling their summer schedule with time at their home computers. A few years ago, the Lake Washington School District began implementing IXL, an online math program, and the results have been overwhelmingly positive.
Inglewood started using IXL in its math classes during the 2013-14 school year after principal Tim Patterson and several teachers paid a visit to neighboring Evergreen Middle School in Redmond. Read more »

Sports

Brewer preparing to add to Skyline runners’ record book

Maizy Brewer’s 2013 cross-country season was one to behold – she set sophomore class records at three distances for Skyline High School, and finished just outside the top 10 at the state championships.
As much pleasure as Brewer took from her individual performances, however, leading the Spartans to a 10th-place team finish at the Class 4A state meet was an even bigger accomplishment, and she wouldn’t have been so good without her teammates. Read more »

Schools

Numbers don’t lie: Inglewood Middle School students loving new summer math work

New: Aug. 31, 2:17 p.m.

Summer weather in the Puget Sound region has been awfully friendly, and most children are taking advantage of the perpetual sunshine with outdoor activities like bike riding, swimming and sports.
But Inglewood Middle School students are also filling their summer schedule with time at their home computers. A few years ago, the Lake Washington School District began implementing IXL, an online math program, and the results have been overwhelmingly positive.
Inglewood started using IXL in its math classes during the 2013-14 school year after principal Tim Patterson and several teachers paid a visit to neighboring Evergreen Middle School in Redmond. Read more »

Elections

Incumbents look good in first night election results

New: August 6, 9:42 a.m.

If the first round of results for the Aug. 5 primary election mean anything, they mean incumbents don’t have much to fear this election cycle. All five candidates representing Sammamish in the Legislative have healthy leads over their opponents.

All of the same names were going to appear on the November ballot no matter the results. Washington has a top-two primary system, and all five of the Legislative seats on the ballot had only two candidates. Read more »

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