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Jackson High School Advanced Placement economics class ‘taking it to the streets’

Students of Henry M. Jackson High School’s first-ever Advanced Placement (AP)* macroeconomics class took to the streets (or more correctly, the sidewalks) to demonstrate their command of economic theory.

The Jackson High School Advanced Placement economics class celebrated the end of formal test preparation with “Chalk Day.”

Students of Henry M. Jackson High School’s first-ever Advanced Placement (AP)* macroeconomics class took to the streets (or more correctly, the sidewalks) to demonstrate their command of economic theory.

Mill Creek still considering sports fields’ options

The City of Mill Creek and the Everett School District came very close to finalizing a joint venture to share the cost and the use of an all-weather multi-purpose sports field at Jackson High School.

There is no question that there is a high demand for sports fields in south Snohomish County. Organized adult and youth teams for soccer, baseball, softball, lacrosse, and even croquette are looking for places to play.

The City of Mill Creek and the Everett School District came very close to finalizing a joint venture to share the cost and the use of an all-weather multi-purpose sports field at Jackson High School.

Mill Creek City Council decides not to put bike lanes on city streets

At the May 6, 2014, Mill Creek City Council meeting Tom Gathmann, Mill Creek Public Works Director, will ask the City Council to decide whether or not to make a number of Mill Creek’s roads safer for bicycles.

After three city council study sessions and many hours of staff research, the Mill Creek City Council decided not to reconfigure city streets to include bike lanes.

The issue didn’t come to a formal vote at their regular May 6, 2014, meeting, but none of the Mill Creek City Councilmembers voiced support for the initiative.

Why I Relay - Mill Creek Relay for Life, Camping for a Cure

Camping for a Cure, American Cancer Society, Mill Creek Relay for Life. This is not a race! This festival is a chance for everyone to get involved with the fight against cancer.

This is not a race! This festival is a chance for everyone to get involved with the fight against cancer.

People will be setting up their campsites, setting up tents, lighting up the campfires and showing off the newest styles of marshmallow pokers. Anyone who has been affected by cancer knows how important a best friend can be, so dogs are also welcome at this event.

Monroe man arrested with narcotics and stolen firearms in Mill Creek

On April 29, 2014, a Monroe man was arrested in Mill Creek for suspicion of possession of stolen firearms. He was charged with with forty-six counts of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm 1st Degree and thirty-one counts of Possession of a Stolen Firearm.

Mill Creek Police released information Friday, May 9, 2014, regarding an arrest they made last week at a local public storage facility.

On April 29, 2014, a Monroe man was arrested in Mill Creek for suspicion of possession of stolen firearms. He was charged with with forty-six counts of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm 1st Degree and thirty-one counts of Possession of a Stolen Firearm.

May 2014 News and Events from Mill Creek Women's Club

News and events from Mill Creek Women's Club include: The YWCA Inspire Luncheon was attended by 60 Club members who listened to speaker Cheryl Strayed, author of Best-selling memoir “WILD.”

The YWCA Inspire Luncheon on May 1, 2014, in Everett raised $158,000, well over their goal, and was supported and attended by 60 Mill Creek Women’s Club members who were captivated listening to speaker Cheryl Strayed get personal about her life. Her New York Times Best-selling memoir, “WILD,” is due to release in film in the fall with Reese Witherspoon playing Cheryl and Laura Dern as her mother.

Jackson High School science teacher earns national award

New Jackson High School science teacher Lauren Dandridge was recognized by the National Science Teachers Association the first week of April 2014.

Dandridge, a science teacher at Henry M. Jackson High School, earned the Maitland P. Simmons Memorial Award for New Teachers. The award, for up to 25 teachers across the nation, covers the costs for teachers of elementary, middle and high school K-12 in their first five years of teaching to attend the annual national conference.

Mill Creek MOD Pizza had successful grand opening

MOD Pizza will be making a $3,453.59 donation to the Mill Creek Food Bank representing a percentage of their sales the first day. Rob Briggs was the winner of the "Pizza for a Year" grand opening drawing on May 1st.

May 5, 2014, update.

Charlotte Wayte, MOD Pizza spokesperson, reported that the delayed grand opening went very well, "We had a great opening last week and a fabulous first weekend – wow!"

Wayte said that MOD Pizza will be making a $3,453.59 donation to the Mill Creek Food Bank representing a percentage of their sales the first day.

Rob Briggs was the winner of the "Pizza for a Year" grand opening drawing on May 1st.

Be sure to drop in and wish them a welcome to Mill Creek!

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