Mascot Change Evokes Mixed Emotions for Sammamish Staff, Students and Alumni

Sammamish High School administration embraced the April 26, 2021 state law, HB 1356, “prohibiting the inappropriate use of Native American names, symbols, or images as school mascots” and moved quickly to include the students and community in the deciding on a new mascot. Student leaders along with the student body overcame mixed emotions about the change, and the student body voted for the “Red Hawks” to start this school year after 62 years as the “Totems.” Read More

IHS volleyball team in a huddle

Interlake Saints Volleyball Reflects on Rebuilding

The Interlake High School volleyball program has seen its share of ups and downs over the years. From winning seasons to tough losses, the coaches and athletes have faced every challenge head-on. And as of the past year, the program has navigated the adversity that comes with a pandemic. Eduardo Guerrero, Interlake’s Varsity Coach, shared his insights on the journey with an “amazing group of athletes” who helped rebuild the team over the last four years.Read More