STEM initiative in elementary schools going districtwide

Ardmore Elementary students and parents participate in family engineering night at the school on March 31.  - Amelia McDermott
  • Apr 17, 2015 at 12:41PM

The Bellevue School District will integrate its STEM curriculum into the last seven elementary schools to adopt the district initiative next fall, incorporating engineering and design challenges expected to increase student interest in technology-based careers in the future.


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State auditor denies indictment charges, taking leave of absence in May | Kelley allegedly stole millions from home borrowers

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 10:00AM updated at 5:10PM

Acting U.S. Attorney Annette Hayes says Washington Auditor Troy Kelley "spun a web of lies" to avoid taxation on — and hide money he stole — from home loan borrowers in an announcement Thursday that a grand jury has indicted the elected official on 10 criminal charges.

Newport High student's film gets Seattle premier | 'Out Again' to show at National Film Festival for Talented Youth

  • Apr 12, 2015 at 8:00AM updated Apr 16, 2015 at 11:32AM

Newport High School student Greg Chu will screen a short film he made last summer with fellow members of Reel Queer Youth's video production training camp for LGBTQ youth and allies during the National Film Festival for Talented Youth in Seattle this month.

City taking renaming ideas for Bovee Park | Controversial title could be removed by end of May

  • Apr 15, 2015 at 10:00AM updated at 5:07PM

A Bellevue park with a controversial title should be renamed before the end of May, and the city parks department has already received more than 40 proposals.

Chick-fil-A craze slowing traffic

  • Apr 14, 2015 at 1:00PM updated Apr 15, 2015 at 5:03PM

Last week's opening of a Chick-fil-A in Bellevue has been causing major congestion near the new restaurant, which Bellevue Police are tackling today with a new traffic management plan.

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