School Briefs

Feb 14, 2018

PIZZA SUPPORTS KAMIAK COLORGUARD

No lunch or dinner plans on Thursday Feb. 15? No problem!

Visit MOD Pizza in Mukilteo anytime between 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. and tell them you are there to support Kamiak Colorguard.

Be sure to bring a flyer with you (or take a picture of it with your cell phone).

Customers must present a printed, digital or mobile version of the flyer to the cashier for the Kamiak Colorguard to receive the support.

 

MUKILTEO ART CONTEST FOR ALL STUDENTS

Student-artists can now register for the first-ever Mukilteo Art Contest, organized by the Mukilteo Youth Advisory Committee. Students from 1st through 12th grade are invited to submit work in ink, pencil, oil pastel, paint or photography.

Twelve winners will be announced, four from each grade group: 1 to 5, 6 to 8, and 9 to 12.

The winners will have their work displayed in the Mukilteo City Hall.

The deadline for entries is noon on Wednesday, Feb. 28.

To register and to get more information, go to www.mukilteowa.gov/mukilteoartcontest

 

THE U.S. NINTH CIRCUIT COURT IS HOLDING A CIVICS CONTEST

The United States Courts for the Ninth Circuit is holding a civics contest that offers high school students in the western U.S. a chance to win prizes while learning how the Equal Protection Clause of the Constitution has helped shape their education.

The theme of the contest is “The 14th Amendment 150 Years After Ratification: What Does Equal Protection Mean to Students?”

The contest challenges students to write an essay or produce a video that focuses on how Congress and the federal courts have applied the Equal Protection Clause to their educational opportunities.

The top finishers in both the essay and video competitions will receive $2,000 for first place, $1,000 for second place, and $500 for third place.

The deadline for entries will be April 1.

For more information, go to www.ca9.uscourts.gov/civicscontest.

 

KINDNESS STANDS OUT AT COLUMBIA

Students at Columbia discovered many ways to spread kindness around their school recently during the Great Kindness Challenge, an innovative week-long bully prevention initiative designed to empower students to create a culture of kindness.

Students chose kindness challenges from a 50-item list that included asking new students to have lunch with them, saying please and thank you, smiling at 25 people, making someone laugh and more.

 

@MARINER DRUMLINE LEADS SPECIAL OLYMPIC PARADE@

The members of the Mariner drumline had no idea they were going to lead the Special Olympics Parade in downtown Seattle until they got a call that morning from Punkie Doyle, a special education teacher at Mariner.

Doyle, who is active in Special Olympics, had heard that Blue Thunder, the Seattle Seahawks drum line, had canceled their scheduled performance to lead the athletes and immediately suggested the Mariner drumline could fill in.

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