It was a chance coming together: Mill Creek Garden Club, a need for more vegetable planters at the Community Care Garden and a young man willing to build them. Enter Colton Gabel, currently a junior at Jackson High School, and his supportive parents Christy and Preston.
Jackson High School 11th-grader, Akila Rajan, is one of 24 students selected from across the US for year-long Youth Collaboratory program, where high school students learn about responsible citizenship and owning their civic power.
Concerned about the Snohomish County vaping epidemic among young people, Jackson High School Freshman Katerina Vaagen began a "No Vaping" pledge drive at the school on October 22nd, after Principal Dave Peters wholeheartedly approved the project.
The list of Washington State’s National Merit Scholarship semifinalists was released in September; and Juliana Mothersbaugh, Emilia Peterson, Priyanka Rao, and Ethan Thong from Jackson High School were named.
After a successful book sale at the North Creek Presbyterian Church, the Grant Committee of the Friends of the Mill Creek Library awarded grants to two local educators: Heatherwood Middle School Teacher/Librarian Sara Herber and Jackson High School Teacher Patricia Michaelle Frank.