By Nina Huang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Edric Zhan’s motto is “Work hard, play hard, and take care of each other.” Ranked 12th in his class, Zhan will be graduating from the U.S. Military Academy (USMA) at West Point in late May. This is very rare for a Chinese American. In fact, according to graduation statistics […]
By Donna Bryson Associated Press DENVER (AP) — When a Colorado teacher got her English language students talking and writing about the police shooting of a black teen in Ferguson, Mo., she was able to draw parallels to events close to home. Cara Luchies, who works in a high school that is 50 percent [Latino], […]
Musicians from Skyline High School in Sammamish will be joining professional actors on stage. Chinese American student Jenny Yang will perform as the quartet’s first violinist for “In My Life – A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles” at the Kirkland Performance Center on October 20. Skyline High seniors Yang, Lauren Christian, Imran McGrath and […]
More than 70 high school and middle school students in Washington, and one from across the country in Maryland, submitted essays, videos, and even a comic strip for the first annual competition sponsored by the student-run Washington Association for Chinese Education (WACE).
Ehrik Aldana, a student at Skyline High School in Sammamish, placed as a semi-finalist at the English-Speaking Union (ESU) National Shakespeare Competition
The 2010 session of the American Legion Evergreen Boys State has been established. Boys State is a national one-week, civil leadership action program
Skyline High School junior Ehrik Aldana was elected chair of the Washington State Legislative Youth Advisory Council after serving one year on the council.