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SPORTS: ‘Berry Run’ draws hundreds. Page 8

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Community fetes Strawberry Festival BY KIRK BOXLEITNER kboxleitner@marysvilleglobe.com

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Fashion Show provides Fiesta fun for all. Page 15

Kirk Boxleitner/Staff Photo

The Strawberry Festival Royalty proceed down State Avenue on their float during the June 15 Grand Parade.

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Lakewood honors Class of 2013. Page 3

INDEX CLASSIFIED ADS 13-14 7 LEGAL NOTICES 4 OPINION 10 OBITUARY 8 SPORTS 11 WORSHIP

Vol. 120, No. 21

MARYSVILLE — By the time the Grand Parade’s 120 entrants had rolled down State Avenue and the Fred Meyer-sponsored fireworks show had lit up the skies above the city of Marysville’s Public Works Department on Saturday, June 15, the 82nd annual Marysville Strawberry Festival had already offered a full weekend of family activities for all ages. While Rick Spromberg, manager of the Funtastic Carnival, was proud to present a new cashless swipecard ticketing system for the rides, games and food booths in the fields of Marysville Middle School in time for the weekend, so too was the Market in the Park drawing crowds to its diverse array of attractions in Asbery Field, which included the strawberry shortcake eating contest attended by both Festival Royalty and average visitors like Mike and Janet Downing. SEE FESTIVAL, PAGE 9

MG, M-P celebrate graduations MG SLCs come together to reflect on lessons learned

M-P graduates reflect on their history

BY KIRK BOXLEITNER

BY KIRK BOXLEITNER

kboxleitner@marysvilleglobe.com

kboxleitner@marysvilleglobe.com

EVERETT — The Marysville Getchell High School Class of 2013 reflected on their journeys, not just as individual students, but also as members of the four Small Learning Communities that moved campuses from Marysville-Pilchuck High School to Marysville Getchell during the class’ sophomore year. Valedictorians Steven Skomski, Leighton Flores, Ryan Poll, Chadi

MARYSVILLE — The tone for the commencement ceremony of the Marysville-Pilchuck High School Class of 2013 was set in the John Linden Fieldhouse on Friday, June 7, where the class’ two valedictorians, Caitlin Kilgore and Cecelia Henderson, congratulated their peers on their achievements to date, while offering words of encouragement for their post-graduation futures. Kilgore praised the M-PHS band for

SEE MG, PAGE 10

Kirk Boxleitner/Staff Photo

Carlton Aranda drapes a lei around the neck of School for the Entrepreneur graduate Sydney Napeahi during the June 10 commencement for the Marysville Getchell High School Class of 2013

SEE M-P, PAGE 2

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Marysville Globe, June 19, 2013