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Actress Rose McGowan: Once a Seattleite and now a 'Silence Breaker' honored by Time

December 7, 2017 by

seattlepi.comActress Rose McGowan, 44, who once attended Seattle's Roosevelt High School, has seen her public profile on the rise again in just the latest permutation of a turbulent life. On Wednesday, Time magazine named her one of the "Silence Breakers," its ...


December 3, 2017 by Sahuarita Sun

Sahuarita SunAlbert Hamilton Adams died Nov. 27, 2017 at the age of 97 at his home in Green Valley, Arizona. He was born March 21, 1920, in Seattle, Washington, the first child and only son of Howard Allen and Helen (Flett) Adams. He grew up in Seattle and ...

Seattle high school student bursts her liberal bubble

September 12, 2017 by

MyNorthwest.comOlivia Capestany, a senior at Roosevelt High School, recently decided there was something missing from her life: the perspective of people that disagreed with her politically. “Roosevelt is primarily a very liberal school,” Capestany said in an ...

Student Voices: My class talked with a Trump supporter. Here's what I learned.

September 7, 2017 by Seattle Times

Seattle TimesSo when our journalism teacher invited Forest Machala — a 22-year-old Trump supporter and former Roosevelt student — to visit our class, we were surprised, to say the least. “Everyone was in that funk, and in this shock [from the election] … I ...


June 16, 2017 by Mercer Island Reporter

Mercer Island ReporterMargaret was born on July 31, 1937 in Boston, the daughter of Salvador Malo and Ethyl Cullen and grew up in the Wedgewood neighborhood in Seattle. Following graduation from Roosevelt High School, she attended the University of Washington, graduating ...

Despite Public-School Funding Crisis, Local High School Theater Soars

June 12, 2017 by Seattlemag

SeattlemagThat's because Roosevelt, much like the mythical high school in the 1980s classic film Fame, features a theater department that's extraordinarily deep in course offerings. There's a class in playwriting, directing, script analysis, costume design and ...

West Seattle High School's next principal: Brian Vance to succeed Ruth Medsker

May 25, 2017 by West Seattle Blog (blog)

West Seattle Blog (blog)I am pleased to announce that Brian Vance has been selected to be the new principal of West Seattle High School. Mr. Vance was selected because of his vision for social-emotional learning for high school students within the Multi-Tiered Systems of ...

Paul C. Eggleston

April 4, 2017 by Bend Bulletin

In 1955 he married Heather Scott of Seattle, Washington. They lived in Snoqualmie, Washington where he taught history at Mt. Si High School, then moved to Seattle where he taught at Roosevelt High School. In 1966 the family moved to Granite Falls ...


March 22, 2017 by Bellevue Reporter

Bellevue ReporterDavid Dean Lonay, 87, of Bellevue, Washington passed away peacefully on March 15, 2017 at EvergreenHealth Hospice Care. Born in Seattle, David graduated from Roosevelt High School and earned his B.A. and M.B.A. at the University of Washington. A true ...

In school-funding push, don't shortchange students' mental health

March 2, 2017 by The Seattle Times

When it comes to student's emotional health, Washington state's school-funding model is parsimonious and badly behind the times. Research by University of Washington professors on Seattle's school-based medical centers found that students' GPAs jumped ...

Students frustrated trying to get into UW's competitive engineering program

February 24, 2017 by The Olympian

The OlympianBy the end of his freshman year at the University of Washington, Jack Kussick believed there was no point in even applying to the UW's bioengineering program. Kussick had sailed through Seattle's Roosevelt High with top grades. When he entered the UW ...

Pilot Composites Workshop Wows Students

February 7, 2017 by Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced ManufacturingCarbon fiber is a magical material. That or similar comments were heard over and over from Roosevelt High School (Seattle) students attending a Composites 101 Workshop held at the National Resource Center for Materials Technology Education (MatEdU), a ...

Bill Resler, former Roosevelt girls basketball coach, dies at 71

February 6, 2017 by The Seattle Times

The Seattle Times... cared about empowering those around him and giving them tools to succeed, not just in basketball, because at the end of the day it's so much more about life for him than it was about the game,” said Miller, who won 12 varsity letters at Roosevelt ...

Legendary Roosevelt High coach, tax law professor Bill Resler dies at age 71

February 6, 2017 by KIRO Seattle

KIRO SeattleResler was born in Seattle, the second child of Joseph Howard and Cora Jean Resler. He tried out for the basketball team at Franklin High School, but was cut by coach Frank Ahern – a coach he later bonded with over the difficultly of cutting players ...

Stephanie Anne Vogel, 69

February 1, 2017 by Kitsap Sun

Kitsap SunBorn May 8, 1947, in Tacoma, Stephanie Anne Vogel died Jan. 20, 2017, at her residence in Poulsbo. The daughter of Elmer and Marjorie Vogel, of Seattle, she attended Roosevelt High School and graduated from the Garden District Academy in New Orleans ...

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