Mukilteo Beacon - Your Hometown News Source

Articles from the July 16, 2014 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 39



 By Megan Managan    Sports    July 16, 2014

Mukilteo athlete competes in Junior Olympics

Mukilteo student Kimberly Beard, 6, is following in her family’s footsteps and becoming a track athlete at an early age. Beard recently competed in the Junior Olympics in Kent in the 8 and under...

 
 By Megan Managan    Sports    July 16, 2014

Mukilteo soccer players to play with Sounders Academy team

Three Mukilteo soccer players will be joining the Seattle Sounders Academy team this fall. Connor Drought, Daniel Mycroft and Antonio Latino will all join the Sounders Academy team this fall. The...

 

Whidbey Concerts in the Park presents Cranberry Bog Bluegrass Band

Whidbey Island’s free Concerts in the Park series, which kicked off July 9, continues this week with the Cranberry Bog Bluegrass Band. The bluegrass band – a Whidbey favorite – will again perform...

 

Laugh, cry with ‘Funny Girl’ | Theater Review

There are two ways to view the Village Theatre’s production of “Funny Girl”: Watch the movie just before, compare and be disappointed. Or watch the play with a fresh set of eyes and enjoy it...

 

Kamiak students awarded $3,000 BECU Foundation scholarships

Two Kamiak High School students were awarded $3,000 scholarships from the BECU Foundation. Tiffany Coons and Carolyn van der Meulen, who graduated this year, were among 75 BECU student-members who...

 

Academy kids share love of books

Students at the Multiple Intelligences Academy in Mukilteo have spread the gift of reading. Academy kindergarteners and first graders raised over $500 by saving their coins and allowance for the...

 

Veterans recognize recipients of Dexter Miller Freedom Scholarships | School brief

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #8870 recognized the recipients of the Dexter Miller Freedom Scholarship on July 11. The $1,000 scholarship recipients are: Anna Matteucci and Tom Maxson of...

 

Project Homeless Connect provides services to 1,300 at day-long event

Pat, an army veteran who made her way to Evergreen Middle School Thursday, July 10, found a haircut, a referral to a dentist, a backpack full of toiletries, information on housing resources and free...

 

Mukilteo's Relay For Life raises over $21,000 to fight cancer

Relay For Life of Mukilteo, held July 12-13 at Kamiak High School, has so far raised more than $21,000 for the American Cancer Society. This was the second year that Mukilteo has held its own Relay...

 

Mayor ties the knot in Mukilteo

Mayor Jennifer Gregerson and Jeff Wakeman were married on July 12. The wedding was held at the beach near the Tank Farm pier and the reception was held at Diamond Knot Taproom in Mukilteo. Send your...

 

Sister to sister: Beacon routes kept in the family

As many do, Heidi Edmonds has passed her Mukilteo Beacon carrier bag on to her younger sister. After four years of delivering her hometown newspaper every Wednesday, Heidi has said goodbye to The...

 

Breaking the Ramadan fast

Abida Numman, Aneela Naeem, Sara Sheikh and Raheela Shahazad of the Muslim Association of Seattle break their fast at sunset with dates during Ramadan, the Islamic month of fasting, at a temporary...

 

NWAACC renamed to Northwest Athletic Conference

The Northwest Athletic Association of Community College announced last week it’s shortening the conference’s name to the Northwest Athletic Conference. Both Edmonds Community College and Everett Community College are apart of the NWAC for...

 
 By Megan Managan    News    July 16, 2014

Local districts work to make transitions seamless for homeless students

Summer is usually a great time for kids – the long days, no school and oodles of free time to spend with friends and family. Unless that child is homeless, then the summer stretches out indefinitely. “It may be summer for us,” said Mary Ellen...

 

Find solid ground in our unchanging God | Worship

Do you ever stop and wonder, “What’s happened to my world?” For many of us, the world in which we grew up is no more. We feel like foreigners in a strange land. Change has always been part of life, of course. But these days the world around us...

 

33 Mukilteo School District staff reach career milestones | School brief

The following Mukilteo School District employees received service pins this year for at least 25 years of service with the school district: 35 Years: William Ardissono (Kamiak High Schoo), Pam Bickford (Serene Lake Elementary), Melinda Good (Serene...

 

43 employees retire from Mukilteo School District

Forty-three Mukilteo School District staff members either retired within the 2013-14 school year. “[They] deserve a big thank you for their years of service to the students in our community,” Mukilteo School District spokesperson Andy Muntz...

 

Mariner Special Olympian carries torch for summer games | Sports brief

A Special Olympics athlete from Mariner High School was chosen to be the official torchbearer for the Special Olympics Summer Games, held recently at Joint Base Lewis-McCord. Yasmine Myers was selected based on her positive, can-do attitude and her...

 

Voyager project connects science with art | School brief

An innovative art project now hangs in the main stairwell at Voyager Middle School. Last year, art teacher Sarah Goodall and science teacher David Watt came up with the idea to make a connection between art and science. Their goal was to make the...

 

District names 3 new school administrators | School brief

Mukilteo School District has appointed a new elementary principal and two elementary assistant principals. All three started their new positions on July 1. Katie Pence has been named principal of Olivia Park Elementary to replace retiring Edie...

 

State looking for capsule keepers | School brief

Nov. 11, 2014, will mark the 125th anniversary of Washington’s statehood. As part of the celebration, the state is actively seeking children to become guardians or “Keepers” of the Washington Centennial Time Capsule. Their primary...

 

Library offers summer activities | School brief

Looking for ways to keep your kids active during summer vacation? Studies show that children who read four to six books over the summer avoid the “summer slump” and maintain their reading skills, while children who read 10 to 20 books will...

 

Local student graduates from University of Rochester | School brief

A student from Mukilteo recently graduated from the University of Rochester. Galen Johannes Dole, on Sunday, May 18, at the 164th commencement with a bachelor of arts degree in music. He graduated magna cum laude. Dole is the son of Karen Smaalders...

 

Mukilteo student wins Baylor merit scholarship | School brief

A student from Mukilteo was awarded a merit scholarship from Baylor University. James Bettag, who graduated this year from Archbishop Murphy High School, received the Provost's Gold scholarship. The scholarship provides $32,000 to $40,000 for...

 

Design for new elementary school in the works

The planning is well underway for the design of the new elementary school to be built near Lake Stickney. A construction bond measure that was approved by voters in February will provide the funds to make a number of facility improvements throughout...

 

Page Down

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019