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A BACK-TO-SCHOOL SPENDING SPREE AT TARGET Monica Pumel (left) of the Redmond Fire Department and Redmond resident Jada Pritchett check out the dress selection at the Target in Redmond as part of the Target School Spree program. This is a partnership with the Salvation Army that gives kids from low-income families the opportunity to shop for new clothes for the upcoming school year with an $80 gift card from Target. Employees from the Redmond fire and police departments were also on hand to help the children pick out their new clothes. Sierra Dwelle (not pictured), a lieutenant for The Salvation Army Eastside Corps, said 25 kids in grades K-12 are chosen each year for each participating Target location. The Salvation Army Eastside Corps is located at 911 164th Ave. N.E. in Bellevue and serves the cities of Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, Woodinville and Bothell. Samantha Pak, Redmond Reporter
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It’s just an open patch of green space right now, but that will change in the coming years as the City of Redmond plans to transform a two-acre parcel of land downtown into a “signature” gathering space. City park planners presented shortterm and long-term plans for the Downtown Park at Tuesday night’s Redmond City Council study session at City Hall. “It’s not much right now, but we want this to be a signature space in the city,” City of Redmond senior planner B. Sanders told council members during the presentation. The city plans to start the master planning process for the park early next year, which will involve gathering input from community members, according to Sanders. The park, at 16101 Redmond Way, is located between Redmond Way and Cleveland Street and bounded to the east by 161st Avenue Northeast extension, which was completed last August, and bounded to the west by the historical Stone House. The park has already taken some shape with the creation of a large open, green space on about half of the planned park site as part of the 161st Avenue Northeast extension project. City officials are encouraging residents to use the current space and get involved in the planning process. “I think we’re still very early in the process and we have not yet started the master planning process for the park,” Council Vice President Hank Margeson said after Tuesday’s meeting. [ more DOWNTOWN PARK page 9 ]
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Redmond’s new chief — for a day 11-year-old boy serves as city’s top cop as part of state criminal justice program 27 children from all over Washington who were transported by a police motorcade from CenturyLink here’s a new police chief in Field in Seattle to the WSCJTC town — at least for a day. headquarters in Burien. In addition, On Thursday, Redmond each child received a hand-tailored Police Chief Ron Gibson stepped uniform from their sponsoring aside to make way for 11-yearJason Richards agency and was sworn in as chief or old Jason Richards as part of the sheriff for the day. The day’s event Washington State Criminal Justice featured a pony carousel, police K-9 Training Commission’s (WSCJTC) “Chief teams, bounce houses, taser demonstrafor a Day” program. tions, a U.S. Coast Guard Dolphin helicopThe program honors children who have ter and other police vehicles. been diagnosed with a chronic illness by “(The kids) can crawl all over the police giving them the opportunity to be chief or cars, ” Gibson said. sheriff — usually of their local police agency He added that Chief for a Day is what — for an entire day. “being a cop is all about” — giving back to Jason, whose family lives in Redmond’s others, making them smile and feel better Education Hill neighborhood, was among Samantha Pak
and in this case, giving kids something to think about other than their illness.
A TROUBLED HEART
Jason was born with a number of heart defects as a result of Holt-Oram syndrome, a disorder that affects bones in the arms and hands and may cause heart problems. He had his first heart surgery when he was seven days old, according to his mother Janet Richards, and underwent three more procedures before he turned 4. Janet said these procedures rerouted his blood vessels so oxygen could be delivered throughout his body and were meant to last 20 to 25 years. At that point, they knew Jason would probably need a new heart, she said. [ more JASON page 3 ]
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Matt Horvat lived in Boston the first time he taught in front of a class. He was coaching a high school rowing team and stepped in as a substitute math teacher. Horvat was attending Boston University (BU) and earning an advanced degree in mathematics at the time, so he thought his knowledge on the subject would make him an excellent math teacher. He was wrong. “Actually,” he admitted with a laugh, “I was not really good at it.” Despite having subpar teaching skills back then, Horvat had a lot of fun working with the kids. So much so that it marked the beginning of an almost 20-year career in education, which has now brought him to Redmond where he is the new head of school for The Overlake School.
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“They see themselves as being part of the community they live in,” he said about the former Overlake students.
Horvat started his new job July 2 and replaces Francisco J. Grijalva, who stepped down June Matt Horvat A VARIED 30 after 17 years as BACKGROUND Overlake’s head. Before coming to Horvat, who Overlake, Horvat spent six holds a bachelor’s degree in years as the principal of the non-western history from high school at University of the University of PennsylChicago Laboratory Schools, vania and a master’s degree a private school with students in mathematics education ranging from preschool to from BU, said one of the reasons he took the job was high school. He has worked because Overlake is in such in New York as the head of the Upper School at the great shape, is so well orBrowning School, dean of ganized and well managed students at the Collegiate financially. School and a math and com“All of that, it’s a testaputer science teacher at The ment to Frank,” he said Chapin School. Horvat also about his predecessor. taught math and computer Horvat said the school’s mission and commitment to science at the Taipei American School in Taiwan and the service also resonated with Noble and Greenough School him. He said the notion of service is not an extra entity in Massachusetts. His new job at Overlake at Overlake. It is ingrained — whose students range in the school culture. Horvat has seen this mani- from grades 5-12 — is the fested in the form of Overlake first time he has been the head of school. alums who have contacted “I believe Matt brings him after he started his new solid educational credenjob. He said service was something that came up in all tials and experience to the position,” Grijalva said. of those conversations.
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Horvat was selected and accepted the position in November 2011 and in preparing for his move, said he and Grijalva spoke frequently so he was kept in the loop. Although he said Overlake is an ideal place for a firsttime head of school, Horvat did not make his decision lightly. He discussed things with his wife, who is a writer and works for charter schools in the Bronx of New York and nonprofit charter schools in California, and said he wouldn’t have accepted the position if she said no. The couple also had to consider moving their two sons, who will enter the sixth and first grades, to a very different part of the country. “Both of my sons were very much city dwellers,” said Horvat, whose oldest son will be attending Overlake this fall. Horvat said he has lived in urban cities since he was 18 or 19 so moving to an area with so much green space, which he described as “really beautiful, stunningly beautiful,” has taken some getting used to. Classes at Overlake begin Aug. 27.
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“While he was not previously a head of school, he has taken every opportunity to prepare himself for this major responsibility and I have every confidence that he will be a terrific steward in this next stage of Overlake’s development.” Grijalva said as the outgoing head of school he was not involved in selecting his successor, but he did meet the finalists so he could answer any questions they had about Overlake and provide information as they made their decisions on whether they wanted to be considered for the job.
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www.redmond-reporter.com [ JASON from page 1] But in April 2011, at the age of 10, Jason’s heart began to give out on him. “Literally just one day, he was fine and the next day, he was very lethargic and wanted to sleep,” Janet said. “It was very obvious he was very sick.” She said a sure sign that something was wrong was when Jason passed on playing video games, one of his favorite hobbies. The cardiology team at Seattle Children’s Hospital performed a cardiac catheterization procedure to see what was wrong, but Jason went into cardiac arrest in the middle of the procedure and came “very close to dying,” Janet said. This also resulted in a few strokes, which paralyzed the left side of Jason’s body. Janet said her son has made amazing progress and has relearned to walk. Despite this, Jason’s health is still shaky: He has been in and out of the hospital up until February of this year due to seizures, neurological issues and more and now wears a medical pump on his back with an IV that helps his heart work while he waits for a heart transplant. Janet’s parents from North Carolina have also moved in with them and her father tutors Jason as his health prevents him from attending school. Before this,
Eleven-year-old Jason Richards, who was the Redmond police chief for a day on Thursday as part of the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission’s (WSCJTC) “Chief for a Day” program, greets his new employees from the Redmond Police Department Thursday morning. From left, Commander Erik Scairpon, Officer Bill Corson, Nicole Perry, RPD records specialist, Commander Tim Gately and Officer Jeremy Sandin. Photo courtesy of Jim Bove Jason had been attending Horace Mann Elementary School.
A LONG-TERM COMMITMENT
Thursday’s Chief for a Day event is just one aspect of the program. Before this culminating event, which happens every two years, officers from participating agencies spend a year with the children and their families. From helping with groceries to hanging out with the children at home
to visiting them in the hospital, the officers are there for the children and their families in whatever capacity they’re needed. “It’s one of the best things of being an officer,” said Redmond officer Jon Barnett, who has participated in the program since 2006. “It’s one of the most rewarding things I’ve done as a police officer in 10 years.” Jason has enjoyed his time with Barnett during the past year as well.
“It’s been good,” he said. The two have spent a lot of time playing various
video games and Jason even received a flatscreen TV from Barnett and the RPD
so he can enjoy his hobby in his room. Barnett said although Chief for a Day is a oneyear program for the children, it goes beyond that for him as he plans to visit with Jason and his family after this as well. “I still keep in contact with our past ‘chiefs,’” he said of his commitment to the kids he meets. Through his time with Barnett, Jason has seen the inside of a squad car, met Redmond’s police dog Vadar and said he has learned a lot of different things about being a police officer. This knowledge has Gibson, who has met Jason a couple of times, a little worried about his job security and future with RPD. “Jason is a sharp little guy,” Gibson said. “I might have a challenge on my hands.” But it appears that he doesn’t have much to worry about yet as Jason has other plans for his future. “I want to be an artist and a drummer,” he said.
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he Legislature wants our state parks system to become 100 percent operationally self-sufficient. Our response is that the idea is – where do we start? – “misguided,”“unattainable,”“self-defeating.” OK, let’s just call it what it is – “stupid.” Followed to its logical conclusion, the idea either would change the parks to something we no longer would recognize, or make using them so expensive as to put them beyond the reach of the average resident to enjoy. Consider the situation. The state has 117 developed parks, 35 heritage sites, 13 interpretive centers and more than 700 historic structures. Keeping them open to the public is – obviously – expensive. But, we call them public parks for a reason – they are available to the public and the public pays taxes to support them. Our parks system also takes care of important geologic sites, places where our state’s pre-history is preserved, and protects vulnerable habitats. All of that gives residents places where they can enjoy the natural, cultural and historic treasures that we have in our state. And they do.
The park system estimates that it receives 40 million visits a year. About 94 percent of these are day visits – people just dropping by to enjoy and learn about our state. The Legislature came up with a way to raise money for parks called the Discover Pass, charging people $30 annually ($10 daily) to use the parks. It’s been a
monumental flop, raising less than 50 percent of what was projected. Not surprisingly, the Parks Commission has rejected the Legislature’s attempt at self-sufficiency. Lawmakers should find the money already raised by our taxes to keep the parks open for all.
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We welcome the news that the Lake Washington School District is moving forward with steps to reduce the out-of-control overcrowding at Rosa Parks Elementary in Redmond Ridge. Our community has watched and waited patiently for district action as enrollment has skyrocketed toward 800 students and a record 10 portables – contrast that with nearby Wilder Elementary, which has a declining student population in the low 300s and 12 empty classrooms. At Rosa Parks, portables have increased the number of classrooms, but crowded and over scheduled shared spaces such as the gym, commons, playground and pods designed for small-group instruction remain restrictive at the school’s current massive size. As a result, students miss out on the many expanded learning opportunities that these areas could otherwise provide. New superintendent Dr. Traci Pierce now has the opportunity to lead the way to a short-term solution that improves the learning environment across the entire student population at a smaller, more manageable Rosa Parks. We encourage the school community to get involved this fall, as Dr. Pierce seeks input at a meeting to be held at the school in late September. Working together, we’re hopeful the district will arrive
quickly at a solution to bring Rosa Parks’ enrollment in line with its original building capacity and enable more opportunities for student learning and meaningful connections with others at the school. We trust that long-overdue relief is on the way for 2013-14, and ask the community’s support in getting there. Beth Zimmerman, Karen Swenson and Julianne Bogaty, Redmond Ridge residents
Students deserve a better school environment As a grandparent of a Rosa Park Elementary School student and a retired elementary teacher, I am dismayed by the growing school population of nearly 800 students. Young children and their parents need and deserve an effective and nurturing school environment, which is very difficult to provide in a school that is “bursting at the seams.” I am concerned for the students, teachers, specialists, aides and administrative staff struggling on a daily basis to do their best against such odds. Having taught in portables I know the physical limitations of no pod space for pull-out of students for remedial, enrichment and small group activities, plus the inconvenience of long, unsupervised, often rainy trips to the bathrooms. With ten portables taking up needed playground space and too many students recess becomes more frenetic and dangerous, instead of the constructive downtime and physical exercise break it is intended to
be. Crowded and noisy hallways and bathrooms are also a concern, as are overcrowded assemblies. Our society has a real need for a feeling of belonging which a school community with a reasonable student population provides. Over-crowding is dehumanizing and over-stimulating to children’s sensibilities with more chance for students, especially isolated/loner students, to be lost in the shuffle. Also, after school activities, family events and parking are impacted in a negative way. The Lake Washington School District and the school board are in a position of responsibility for facing head-on the unacceptable student population at Rosa Parks Elementary. An obvious and effective solution is to fully utilize Wilder Elementary, which is underpopulated by 200 students and is very adjacent to Rosa Parks and more so to Redmond Ridge East. My own children were transferred to other schools because of overcrowding which I was against, but they adjusted easily. The parents are the ones that have the problem adjusting to their kids going to another school, but they are also thinking adults who should be able “to see the big picture” that overcrowding needs to be addressed. Of course parents are not in charge of the daily education and sense of well-being of 800 students, but the district and board are. Rosa Parks is a historic figure who stood up for individual rights, just as the district and parents working together need to proactively stand up for students’ rights to a qual-
ity education in an optimal school setting. Sharon Pagel, Woodinville
Developer needs to take responsibility I read with interest the article about overcrowding at Rosa Parks Elementary. As a former parent, grandparent and staff member at Emily Dickinson Elementary, I can sympathize. At issue here seems to be the responsibility of the developer of the entire community that is Redmond Ridge. When this massive housing development was approved, supposedly the developer would be responsible for infrastructure, including road improvements and schools. Instead, for years, Dickinson absorbed the new students from Redmond Ridge. When finally Rosa Parks was built, was it with developer money? Don’t believe so … nor does it appear that any new school will be paid for by the developer(s) of Redmond Ridge. Why should the school district, already strapped for cash, have to build more schools when this should be the responsibility of those who built the bazillion homes out there? Why don’t the parents, who are rightly concerned, take this up with these people and not the district? Was not this the agreement under which this “planned community” was allowed to be built? Jeanne Brown, Redmond
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Upcoming meeting to discuss new PSE transmission line Puget Sound Energy (PSE) will hold a community open house event Tuesday at the Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center at 16600 N.E. 80th St. from 6-7:30 p.m. to discuss the SammamishJuanita 115 kV Transmission Line Project. After 10 months of dis-
cussion and review of community input, a stakeholder advisory group made its preferred route recommendation for the transmission line on July 18. The open house will give the community the opportunity to discuss the route, ask questions and provide comments and offer additional
community concerns or information that should be considered as PSE develops the final route. PSE officials plan to finalize the transmission line route later this summer. Open house attendees can also learn about the challenges facing the local electric system and the sit-
ing and public involvement process. The Redmond event is one of two PSE open houses. The first one will be Aug. 21 at the Lake Washington Institute of Technology at 11605 132nd Ave. N.E. in Kirkland, in the West Building, Room 401. This open house will
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The second annual Sammamish Valley Festival, which celebrates the area’s farming roots and lifestyle, will be Aug. 17-18 in Woodinville, just past the Redmond border. The festival will be held on farmland near the Hollywood Schoolhouse at 16215 140th Pl. N.E. with parking just south of the site. The festival is sponsored by not-forprofit Bona Fide American Mission, a grassroots organization that educates young people about farming culture and “how things were done back in the day,” according to BAM president and festival production manager
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...Healthy Living When your body runs hot, you need salt to stay hydrated rehydration with only water can produce hyponatremia, which is a true medical emergency. Hyponatremia symptoms are similar to those of heat exhaustion and heat stroke and can often be overlooked. Symptoms range from mild to severe and can include nausea, muscle cramps, disorientation, confusion, seizures, coma and death. In 2002, a healthy 28-year-old runner collapsed and died during the Boston Marathon as a result of hyponatremia. According to the British Medical Journal, 16 runners have died as a result of too little sodium and overhydration and another 1,600 have become seriously ill. It is true that water intoxication is more commonly seen among extreme athletes, but older individuals are also at high risk for several reasons. As we age, our kidneys become less efficient at conserving salt when the body is stressed and common medications such as diuretics greatly increase that risk. That’s why, during severe high temperatures, news accounts most often refer to elderly victims of the heat. Ideally, anyone doing fitness exercising should drink eight to 12 ounces of fluid every 15 to 20 minutes during a session. If exercising exceeds an hour, a beverage
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Turn Health into Wealth: Five ways to take charge of your health and increase your bottom line Put your money where your mouth is Poor oral health is often a signal of bigger health problems. The same bacteria that causes gum disease has been implicated in other major health problems such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes and premature births, all of which can require expensive and ongoing care. The American Dental Association recommends brushing twice a day with a toothbrush that is replaced every three to four months and flossing every day, an investment that will cost as little as $15 a year.
Invest in prevention Get health screenings as advised and prevent illness with vaccines. What you spend on an annual flu shot will more than make up for costs you incur on over the counter medications, doctor’s visits, and lost wages if you get sick. Likewise, an annual membership to a fitness center can cost as little as $50 a month, but being inactive and overweight costs significantly more: an additional $1,152 in medical expenses if you’re an obese man and $3,613 more if you’re an obese woman, according to a study published in the Journal of Health Economics.
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Reckless driving: At 5:20 p.m., Redmond police arrested a man for reckless driving on his motorcycle on Education Hill. He was booked and released. Shoplifting: Redmond police responded to a shoplifting report from a business in the 17900 block of Redmond Way downtown at 5:15 p.m. The suspect fled before police arrived.
August 17, 2012 
“We need much more citizen input in order to develop the best park possible.” The downtown green space is open to the public and the city is working to promote the space and inviting residents to give their input on what they would like to see as part of the Downtown Park. The city started a new Sundays in the Park series with live performances and has also installed red tables and chairs around the perimeter of the park to encourage residents to use the space. In 2010, Council approved funding to acquire the eastern portion of the property for the Downtown Park. A year later, the 161st Avenue Northeast extension project provided grading, irrigation and seeding for the first half of the park. The city has acquired “95 percent” of the Downtown Park properties and plans to demolish six buildings to the east of the green space early next year, Sanders told the council. Once the demolition is complete, the city plans to do $100,000 in “interim improvements,” including installation of a crushed-rock path and plantings along Redmond Way, Sanders said. “Next spring, we are proposing to demo those
buildings and do interim improvements so it will be a better space than it is today,” Sanders said. The city will then engage community members during the master planning process while it works to secure funding for construction of the park. Sanders said the city hopes to find funding for the project by 2016, admitting getting money for construction of the park “will take a while to gather.” Sanders said the master plan will dictate construc-
tion costs, which she estimates to be between $5-8 million, “depending on features and other factors including the economy.” The design work will begin sometime in 2017, with construction anticipated to start in 2018, Sanders outlined in her presentation. But the first task at hand is to find out what Redmond residents want featured in their Downtown Park, according to council member John Stilin. “Funding is always a
concern,” Stilin said. “But we still have a lot of work ahead of us to identify the features and amenities Redmond citizens would like to see in their park. With that task complete we will have a better handle on the funding challenges and trade-offs that may need to be made.” Some of the park features that the city is considering are a water feature, an art installment, botanical garden and play areas for children, Sanders said during her presentation.
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said one thing that struck her was that there were so many key areas within the neighborhood — the historical downtown, City Hall and Redmond Town Center — but she kept wondering where the center was. During her visits, Neare asked herself if the new Downtown Park was the center. City of Redmond arts administrator Joshua Heim said having performances such as “Professor Pomme” is to get people to answer “yes” to Neare’s question. “This public space is intended to be a signature urban park, the community’s central gathering space and a catalyst for economic development,” he said. “How does that (space) look? And who better to ask that question than Sweetheart Mice and Bakers.” Heim said the city teamed up with Neare through SITE-SPECIFIC, a program through King County’s cultural services agency, 4Culture. According to its website, SITE-SPECIFIC presents new art in new ways throughout the county. Through a network of local arts agencies, nonprofits, businesses and local governments, the program partners in commissioning and presenting site-specific art such as performances, installations and events in direct response to a place.
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Chamber to host golf tournament Aug. 21
The Greater Redmond Chamber of Commerce’s 9th Annual Golf Tournament will be held Aug. 21 at Willows Run (Coyote Creek Course) at 10402 Willows Road N.E. in Redmond. The event will begin with check-in at 8:30 a.m., the shotgun start to 18 Hole Scramble at 9:45 a.m. and the social hour, barbecue dinner, live auction, $100,000 shootout, awards and prizes at 3 p.m. The tournament will consist of teams of four and offer the opportunity to network. For more information, visit http://tinyurl.com/86ob535.
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Throughout a prolific high school career that saw him garner All-KingCo honors in multiple sports and earn Division I scholarship offers, Redmond native Kyle Keyes never thought about life after the game. Like so many others who find stardom at a young age, his focus was on preparing himself for a basketball career at a major college program and someday the NBA. But while his game rapidly developed on the basketball court, Keyes, a 1996 Lake Washington High School graduate, soon learned the work done outside the lines is just as crucial. “I had a lot of great coaching and played with great players,” Keyes said. “But I didn’t have a lot of guidance with where I should go to school and how to prepare.” Without the board scores and grades to gain admission into any of the schools that had extended an offer, Keyes’ road to the pros took its first detour with a stop at Edmonds Community College, far from the national stage of major college basketball. Things seemed back on track when Keyes landed at the University of Montana two years later, but again the path was riddled with obstacles. Injuries from a year at Bellevue College followed Keyes to Missoula, reaching an apex when he tore the Anterior Cruciate Ligament in his left knee only a week before the season. “It was a humbling experience,” said Keyes, who grew up playing basketball at Grass Lawn Park in Redmond. “I started thinking there was a possibility I could do something else besides play basketball.” Uncertain about his future as a player, Keyes still knew he wanted to remain in the game and give future collegiate prospects the counsel he never received. The result was the resurrection and expansion of i-Ball, a basketball-focused enterprise that runs lessons and training sessions at the Redmond Athletic Club (RAC). iBall also is currently running a basketball camp at the Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center. Keyes began the organization in 2003 to host private lessons for
Kyle Keyes (left) and Jon Kaneshiro play a game of one-on-one at Grass Lawn Park in Redmond, where Keyes grew up playing pickup basketball games and later tutored a young Kaneshiro. Josh Suman, Reporter Newspapers youth players. With his playing days seemingly behind him, Keyes wanted to begin hosting larger clinics with his coaching staff and also start a team that would compete in the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU), which has nearly all of the top prospects in the country on teams in its circuit around the country. But more than expanding his basketball empire into coaching, Keyes wanted to provide a program that included assistance with the entire recruiting and college selection process. Jon Kaneshiro, who met Keyes as a seventh grader and is now the only other full-time staff member of i-Ball, said Keyes’ ability to relate his love of basketball is one of the many reasons he has remained involved in the program for nearly a decade. Kaneshiro is now the associate head coach with i-Ball and also helps coordinate the AAU program and youth camps. “He’s been a great mentor and friend,” Kaneshiro said. “In high school, my role on the team wasn’t what I wanted it to be. Kyle was the one that really kept me going and loving basketball.”
Kaneshiro, who did not continue his career in organized basketball after high school, gives Keyes’ philosophy merit by proving he is out to accomplish more than attaching his name to the next future NBA Draft Lottery pick. Keyes added that a mandatory grade review will soon apply to all of the five to 10 AAU teams i-Ball fields in a given year and that for those who need it, tutoring could also be available. Along with helping his players navigate their work in the classroom, Keyes wants to make sure they also understand the sometimes complex process of gaining college admission, financial aid packages and the expectations that come in a college classroom. “We’ve seen improvement in virtually all of our players who are willing and interested in learning,” Keyes said. “Obviously, the parents love it.” Not only are those parents keeping their own children in the program, they are spreading the word about i-Ball. When Keyes hosted his first
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The Redmond High School (RHS) cross country program invites community members to run with the boys’ and girls’ teams during the fourth annual RHS Alumni/Community Race, a 5K run that supports the RHS team. Participants get the chance to run alongside current team members and returning alumni through the trails of Hartman Park. The race, which is sponsored by the RHS Cross Country Boosters Club, will be held on Saturday, Aug. 25 at 10 a.m., and a donation of $15 is suggested. Download entry form at redmondxc.blogspot. com/2012/07/redmond-high-xc boosters-presents.html.
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On Aug. 25, 107.7 The End is giving music lovers the opportunity to discover new artists to add to their listening catalog with its Summer Camp ‘12 concert at Marymoor Park at 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Pkwy N.E. near Redmond. The concert begins at 1 p.m. and will feature 12 up-and-coming artists who are just starting to make their marks in the music world. This year’s headliner is Fun, whose song “We Are Young” was featured on Fox’s hit show “Glee” last year. The remaining artists are Adventure Galley, Husky, Milo Greene, Animal Kingdom, The Features, Morning Parade, Atlas Genius, The Royal Concept, Walk the Moon and Alex Clare. Mike Kaplan, program
director for The End, said the 12th artist is a local band they haven’t announced yet. Despite the long lineup of performers, tickets for the day-long festival are an affordable $25. “This is an alternative to your traditional music festival,” Kaplan said. “Instead of giant bands that charge giant ticket prices, we wanted to allow music lovers an opportunity to discover and enjoy without breaking the bank.” The concert debuted in 2007, just before the economic recession hit, and Kaplan said the fact that tickets have sold out each year shows the importance of providing people with affordable but quality entertainment. “The results really speak for themselves,” he said. A limited number of tickets for this year’s Sum-
mer Camp are still available through Ticketmaster, but Kaplan said they are on track to sell out as well. Summer Camp is part of End Music Discovery — a cornerstone of the Seattlearea radio station that Kaplan said is “sewn into the fabric of (their) brand.” “Nothing really beats the experience of being part of discovering what’s next in music,” he said. “We’ve also always felt the best part of any music festival is finding the hidden gems and being on the forefront of what others will come to know and love…there’s no better feeling knowing the bands we discover and love also become our listeners’ favorite passions.” Previous Summer Camp artists include MGMT, AWOLNATION, Neon Trees, The Naked and Famous and Matisyahu. For more information
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