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  • May 8, 2008

Guest composers to join Nelsen choir

The Nelsen Middle School Concert Chorus performs often — about once a month. And not just at Nelsen, but at community events in Renton and Seattle.

  • May 8, 2008

After getting start in Renton, KMPS’ Riggs retires

Thousands of Northwest radio listeners woke up one last time to Don Riggs’ voice recently during his final broadcast after 55 years in the industry.

  • May 7, 2008

And, they’re off

Benson Hill Elementary was filled with high-speed cars Saturday. Tiny, high-speed cars, made by local Cub Scouts for “Pinewood Derby Race Off 2008.”

  • May 7, 2008

First HOT commute ‘going good’

The first test of the new HOT lanes on State Route 167 – at least from the commuters’ standpoint – came Monday morning.

Hazen High’s top seniors recognized

Twelve Hazen High School students were recognized as Outstanding Seniors at Wednesday’s Renton School Board meeting.

  • May 7, 2008

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  • May 5, 2008

CROPWALK raises about $30,000

More than 300 people participated in Sunday’s 25th annual CROPWALK on the Cedar River Trail to raise money for the fight against hunger locally and worldwide.

  • May 5, 2008

Benson Hill students carry on May Day tradition

Students from Benson Hill Elementary’s three second-grade classrooms marked the first day of May Thursday with a traditional touch: by leaving baskets of flowers on neighbors’ porches.

  • May 5, 2008

‘The best Pinewood Derby yet’

Renton Boy Scout Ashton Blaylock entered cars in “probably five” Pinewood Derbys when he was a Cub Scout. So it means something when the sixth-grader at Nelsen Middle School says today’s (Saturday’s) race at Benson Hill Elementary will be the best.

  • May 3, 2008

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  • May 1, 2008

Hazen presents classic, ‘You Can’t Take it With You’

• The Hazen Players of Hazen High School will present “You Can’t Take it With You” Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with a 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 for students with ASB, $7 for adults and students without ASB.

  • Apr 30, 2008

Hip hop is all about wiggle, boogie, pose

Hip Hop I, for ages 5-10 and Hip Hop II, for ages 8-10, will perform with other Renton Community Center dancers May 17 at Hazen High School. For information about the classes or other Community Center classes, call Jennifer Spencer at 425-430-6711, or the front desk at 425-430-6700.

  • Apr 29, 2008

Hazen College Fair is Friday

Hazen High School will hold its annual College Fair in the gym 10–11 a.m. Friday.

  • Apr 29, 2008

Kindergarten registration starts May 5

Renton School District will hold registration for fall entrance to kindergarten May 5 - 15.

  • Apr 29, 2008

FBLA students need donations for nationals

Three Renton High School students and one Lindbergh High School student have qualified to compete in the FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) National Leadership Conference in Atlanta June 23–30.

  • Apr 29, 2008

Rotary honors May Youth of the Month

The Rotary Club of Renton has recognized three high school students as its May Youth of the Month.

  • Apr 29, 2008

Two Lindbergh seniors win player’s poetry slam

Two Lindbergh High School seniors poetry-slammed their way to college scholarships as part of the Damien Wilkins Foundation Poetry Slam, held at the Seattle Sonics’ last home game April 13.

  • Apr 26, 2008