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Last updated 10/3/2018 at Noon

A small group of students playing Frisbee on the lounge’s opening day last Thursday, Sept. 27.

Mukilteo Teen Lounge now open

The Mukilteo Teen Lounge opened back up for the 2018-2019 school year last Thursday, and is open from 2 to 5 every Thursday (except for Nov. 1 and holiday breaks) for the rest of the school year.

Local businesses like Starbucks, Papa Murphy’s, Jersey Mike’s, and MOD Pizza donate food for the lounge, so there’s almost always something to eat after school.

The lounge is located at Pointe of Grace Lutheran Church (5425 Harbour Pointe Blvd.) but is not a youth group.

For more information, contact Pointe of Grace Lutheran Church.

Kamiak Show Band and Colorguard competing Saturday

The Kamiak Performing Arts Boosters is inviting the community to watch the Kamiak Show Band and Colorguard’s “Music in Motion” this Saturday, on Oct. 6.

The competition will be taking place at Mariner High School’s Goddard Stadium (200 120th St SW, Everett).

This competition will be the sixth annual marching band competition for the Kamiak Performing Arts Boosters, which supports the Performing Arts programs at Kamiak High School.

Bands participating in the competition are: Kamiak High School, Ferndale High School, Cedarcrest High School, Skyview High School, Sunset High School, Stanwood High School, and Cascade High School.

Tickets: $40 Family Pack (includes two adults and 2 youth tickets), $15 for adults, $10 for youth (6 to 18), $10 for seniors 65 and older and military with ID. It is free for children 5 and under.

The Emperor’s New Clothes performance

Join the Emperor, his friends, subjects, and the busy Silkworks, Saturday, Oct. 6, when the Missoula Children’s Theatre and more than 60 local students present an original musical adaption of the Hans Christian Anderson classic, “The Emperor’s New Clothes.” A local student will play the Emperor along with Many Penny, Royal Scholar Rosy, Royal Scholar Red, the Kings and Queens and many more actors and actresses.

The performances will be at Olympic View Middle School (2602 Mukilteo Speedway) at 3 and 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children, and are available at the door. The Missoula Children’s Theatre residency, in Mukilteo, is brought to you by Academic Link Outreach, a local educational non-profit. This is a fundraiser for LEARNING LABS, an afterschool academic support program at OV. For more information contact Jan Link at 425-314-6500 or

Kamiak Spirit Parade is coming up

Kamiak High School is hosting their annual Kamiak Spirit Parade on Wednesday, Oct. 17 from 4:15 to 4:45 p.m. Support Kamiak students as they walk through nearby neighborhoods in Harbour Pointe. The annual parade is a way to recognize all the sports, clubs, arts, and homecoming royalty at Kamiak High School. The parade starts across from Kamiak on 108th Place Southwest and circles around Columbia Elementary, ending where 51st Place Southwest and Harbour Pointe Boulevard meet. Expect modified road closures during the parade.

Annual craft fair is a month away

One of the biggest craft fairs in the area will be held at Mariner High School from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3. The 25th annual Mukilteo Schools Craft Fair will feature over 100 vendors selling a wide-range of handcrafted wares, including a variety of holiday and commercial-type items. The craft fair is organized each year by the social committee for Mukilteo School District employees. Proceeds from table fees and the raffle support the educational scholarship fund for Mukilteo School District seniors.

Make meal payments online

Applications for meal assistance are being accepted. Parents and guardians are encouraged to apply for meal assistance for their child or children attending school. Free or reduced-price meals are available for students of households that qualify. If you have previously qualified, you must fill out a new application. Applications must be completed each school year to determine if you meet the updated eligibility standards in order to be re-qualified. To apply online, go to the “Free & Reduced Applications” page on the Mukilteo School District’s website. Payments to your child’s food services account can be made online. There is more information about the service at For more information on either of these programs, contact the Mukilteo School District’s Nutrition Services department at 425-356-1212.


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