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Photo courtesy of SWB: International nonprofit Soccer Without Borders will be launching a program at Seattle World School in March.
Photo courtesy of SWB: International nonprofit Soccer Without Borders will be launching a program at Seattle World School in March.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 9:55 AM
Soccer Without Borders uses soccer to foster inclusion and support newcomer refugee and immigrant youth as they integrate into their new communities and build their English language skills. This mission made Seattle World School a perfect fit for the city’s first program.
  • Holy Names submits land use application for underground parking garage, new gymnasium on top
    Holy Names Academy principal Elizabeth Swift says the school wants to be a good neighbor, and that means taking steps to address what has been a longtime issue in the neighborhood — parking.
  • Seattle Central College emphasizing equity, social justice
    Seattle Central College began working to create a new Equity and Social Justice emphasis prior to the last presidential election, but college president Sheila Edwards Lange said the political climate — before and after — is evidence for why such an offering is needed.
  • Project on Family Homelessness keeps up support in 2018
    Seattle University’s Project on Family Homelessness has been providing advocacy resources for local partners since 2009, and will continue its work in 2018 through a renewed grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
  • Seattle U expects to save $9.4 million over life of new bonds
    When it looked like a tax-reform bill slated for passage in Congress was going to do away with tax-exempt private-activity bonds and advanced refunding, Seattle University jumped in and requested another round be issued by the Washington Higher Education Facilities Authority. That action is expected to save the university $9.4 million over the life of the bond.
  • Giving black youth Our Best
    National CARES Mentoring Movement founder Susan Taylor says Seattle’s commitment to improving the futures of black youths is an opportunity to be a model for cities around the country, and she looked to the black men in the audience to do their part.
    “What black boys really need is what black men must give."
  • Seattle U researchers find officer line-of-duty deaths result in more same-day minority shootings in US

    Seattle University professors were part of a team of researchers that published a report in science journal PLOS ONE on Jan. 10, detailing their findings in a study to determine whether social media plays a role in retaliatory violence between police and citizens, specifically focusing on social media messages generated by the Black Lives Matter movement.

  • Seattle U's Center for Science and Innovation design advancing
    An early schematic design for Seattle University’s Center for Science and Innovation received a mostly positive reception from a standing advisory committee on Tuesday night.
  • Capitol Hill International Montessori Academy opening in early 2018

    The International Montessori Academy has plans to open a new school in Capitol Hill in early 2018.
    “We’ve always wanted to be in the heart of the city,” said founder Yimin Chen. “Right now, we have parents driving from Capitol Hill. We have parents coming to the Eastside from all over.”

  • Seattle Central revives student newspaper
    The Capitol Hill Times could soon have more competition in the neighborhood as Seattle Central College is once again reviving its student newspaper.
  • The Northwest School makes $8.6 million property purchase
    The Northwest School in Capitol Hill has secured three properties on Bellevue Avenue for $8.6 million to be used for future campus development.
  • Volunteers form nonprofit to support Seattle World School
    Seattle World School volunteer Joyce Bamberger knows how helpful a PTA can be when it comes to supporting schools with a limited budget. With SWS unable to form its own, she decided to start a fund that has already raised $30,000 to support its teachers and students. 
  • Lowell pathway on track to open this weekend
    The Seattle Department of Transportation is wrapping up final prep work to reopen a popular pathway running through the Lowell Elementary campus this weekend.
  • LIHI receives big help with tiny houses
    Around 100 volunteers were out at the Seattle Vocational Institute on Friday to construct eight tiny homes for people experiencing homelessness around the city.
  • SDOT plans to reopen Lowell pathway in early September
    A year after closing a popular cut-through in the middle of Lowell Elementary due to high numbers of discarded drug needles and homeless camping, SDOT has plans to reopen the pathway next month.
  • World School students mix education with paint
    Seattle World School’s celebration of a new mural students painted along a concrete wall at the T.T. Minor Playground became a neighborhood affair on Friday.
  • The Seattle Department of Education and Early Learning on Monday announced Launch was the winning applicant selected to operate its preschool program at the Miller Annex Preschool slated to open next spring.
  • Summer University connects students to STEAM disciplines
    Google is making another early investment in future technology leaders through the Summer University program that will take place on the Seattle Central College campus over the next six weeks.
  • EastPAC, Healthy Youth CAN hold annual community dinner
    The East Precinct Advisory Council and Healthy Youth Central Area Network (HYCAN) held their annual community dinner meeting last week to discuss youth and substance abuse in the Central District.
  • Seattle U housing on the rise
    Construction of Seattle University’s 10-story student housing development started in mid-May, but shiny ceremonial shovels hit the dirt Tuesday at the East Madison site.
  • Seattle Central students share what they've learned

    In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Seattle Central College expanded participation in its year-end student showcase on Wednesday, June 14.
    “What we did for our 50th is we expanded it to more programs,” said Seattle Central president Sheila Edwards Lange.

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