School Notes

Published on Thu, May 15, 2003
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School Notes

More than 35 students attended bay area trip
The annual eighth grade spring trip to the Bay Area was May 1-4, and 36 students attended, as well as six parents and three teachers. The purpose of the trip is to get students to start thinking about what they might be interested in doing after high school, for college and work, by exposing them to two major universities, U.C. Berkley and Stanford, and visiting numerous interactive museums emphasizing maritime history, natural history, the sciences, and technology.

City gives $5,160 check to school district
Blaine city light in conjunction with a BPA conservation program issued a $5,160 check to the Blaine school district via the mayor at the council meeting on May 12. The program encourages utility customers to offer rebate programs on replacing specific lighting fixtures with more energy efficient fixtures and bulbs. The replacement effort must produce a minimum 25 percent wattage reduction to qualify for this program. Recently the school district completed its relighting of the middle and high school gymnasiums performed under this program.

Annual recognition night set for May 20
On Tuesday, May 20, Blaine high school will be having their annual recognition night. This is an opportunity for teachers to recognize those students who have excelled in their classrooms. This is also the time when local scholarships are awarded to graduating seniors. Sponsored by the honor society, it will be held in the Blaine performing arts center at 6:30 p.m. The band department will provide entertainment, and refreshments will be available. The community is welcome. For details, call Blaine high school at 332-6045.

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