The City of Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP) is an ongoing comprehensive internship program. Applications are currently open until May 2.Starting on Saturday, national parks have free entry for a week for National Park Week from April 16-24th. #FindYourPark and #EncuentraTuParque. The National Park Service is celebrating 100 years of service this year.
Seattle Opportunity Youth Fair for 16-24 year-olds not working or in school. Thursday, May 5. 9.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. All attendees must register online.
South Lake High School is seeking volunteers and donations for their 4th Annual Teen Parents Community Baby Shower on April 29 from 4.00-6.00 p.m.
Really good article on diversity in our neighborhoods from KUOW.
Children can earn a junior ranger badge and take part in kids' programs on Saturday, National Junior Ranger Day. Volunteers are welcome to help out in the parks on Earth Day, April 22.There's a contest for a $100K fitness center for your elementary or middle school school from the National Foundation for Governors' Fitness Councils. Nomination form for Washington State (there will be three winners from our state.) The deadline is May 31, 2016.
We welcome all public elementary and middle schools in Arizona, Ohio, Washington, and Wisconsin to participate in the 2016 National Fitness Champion campaign. Schools are selected based on their level of need, creativity in fitness offerings, and community engagement. If selected for the award, your school will receive a $100,000 fitness center.A judge in Connecticut denied a motion from gun manufacturers to throw out a lawsuit brought by 10 families of slain children who attended Sandy Hook school. The judge still needs to rule on whether the case has merit to go forward.
In January, OSPI sent a letter to schools about Native American students wearing "items of cultural significance during graduation ceremonies."
The State concludes that a student wearing an eagle feather "should not be viewed as a violation of the graduation ceremony dress codes."What's on your mind?