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he Mount Si High School PTSA is hosting an “Everything You Need to Succeed at Mount Si High School” resource fair, 5:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, in the high school commons. The fair, including a 6 p.m. presentation by Principal John Belcher and school counselors in the school auditorium, and several workshops, is designed to help both students and parents navigate high school. Topics to be covered include college prep, study skills, drug and alcohol use, student anxiety, and special needs student success strategies. Workshops will start at 6:45 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Parents and students can attend up to two of the following, although the list is subject to change: Best Success for MSHS Freshmen and Sophomores: A school guidance counselor will provide guidelines for ensuring that freshmen and sophomores meet their current and future academic needs, including checklists and timelines, with a discussion of counseling department services. Best Success for MSHS Juniors and Seniors: A guidance counselor will provide guidelines for ensuring juniors and seniors meet their current and future academic needs, including checklists and timelines. Best Success Beyond High School: Kellie Essig, MSHS College and Career specialist, will describe various post-high-school options and the pathways to them, including college, the military, an apprenticeship, or direct entrance into the workforce. Building Effective Study Skills: Teacher Brian McCormick will introduce basic study skills needed for success in high school and college, as well as information on brain science, to help students overcome studying obstacles. Recognizing Anxiety and Depression in Your Teen: Karyn Brownson,Youth Suicide Prevention Program will discuss the early signs of anxiety and depression that parents can look for in their teens, plus how to help students cope, and available resources that can help. Teenage Brain on Drugs and Alcohol: What Every Parent Should Know. North Bend Police Chief Mark Toner and Phoebe

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CHS student athletes to play in college Cedarcrest High School Athletic Director Jason Frederick proudly announced that 13 students will play sports at the colleges of their choice this fall. Student athletes include Alison Bawden, track and Field at San Diego State University; Kailyn Campbell, fastpitch at Central Washington University; Karly Gidlof, fastpitch at Highline Community College; Ryan Gifford, swimming at Colorado Mesa University; Clayton Lacher, baseball at Central; Austin Patsy, baseball at Centralia Junior College; Lauren Rodger, soccer at Edmonds Community College; Madison Smith, cross-country, track and field at Brevard College; Zach Taylor, basketball at Carroll College; Max Thomas, baseball at Columbia Basin Junior College; Carlos Toledano, wrestling at Doane College; Taylor Turner, fastpitch at Bellevue College; and Conner Viger, soccer at Bellevue College. Pictured from left are, front: Allison Bawden, Madison Smith, Karly Gidlof, Lauren Rodger, Taylor Turner, Carlos Toledano and Austin Patsy; back: Ryan Gifford, Kailyn Campbell, Conner Viger, Zach Taylor, Max Thomas and Clayton Lacher.

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Terhaar, MSHS Intervention Specialist will talk about the signs of drug use, current drug trends, and takes a close-up look at actual drug samples and drug paraphernalia. Parents can also get tips on prevention or intervention strategies they can use right away. Transition Basics: Preparing for Life after High School: Sandy Dempsey, DVR Outreach Coordinator for the Snoqualmie Valley Community Network talks about the unique challenge of graduation, continuing education or joining the workforce for individuals with disabilities and their families, along with information about supports families might need, and where to find them. • For the latest information on the resource fair, check the PTSA website at

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Wildcat Football Pigskin Party is Sept. 7 Save the date for the first annual Wildcat Pigskin Party fundraiser, 5 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at Si View Community Center. The Mount Si High School and Sno-Valley Junior Football and Cheerleading programs have combined efforts for a fundraiser dinner and action. The party, which features live music by Spark Farmer, will raise money for the high school and junior football teams Tickets are available online at or by mail (postmarked by Sept. 2).

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Learn more at or call (425) 466-6158. Night on a Dark Trail is a non-profit organization made up of volunteers with the proceeds going to the Mount Si Food Bank. You can follow them on Facebook.

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Wanted: Performers who want to scare people, make them gasp, scream and laugh. Auditions for the cast of Night on a Dark Trail, a Snoqualmie Valley community event, are Sept. 9. The performance itself is on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25 and 26, on Snoqualmie Ridge. Anyone between sixth grade and 99 years old is invited. Besides actors, volunteers and crew members are needed.

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