Road Rules – School Zones

Washington enforces 20 mph speed limits in school zones. Some people contend that the “when children are present” signs create confusion about when the law applies. In the Washington law, “when children are present” refers to children’s proximity to the road.

The reduced speed limit applies when you see children walking along the […]

Update on Safety Improvement Work in Pinehurst

A few weeks ago, Pinehurst Community Council invited Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) to have a table at the upcoming Pinehurstfest so they can share their progress on the safety improvement work with the Pinehurst neighbours.

We just received a reply from SDOT. Brian Dougherty, in charge of Pedestrian and Neighbourhood Projects, regretfully turned down […]

Volunteer – Weeding at Hazel Wolf K8

Great volunteer opportunity! Hazel Wolf K-8 at Pinehurst School is having a weeding party Tuesday, June 13, from 3:30-4:30 pm. Bring your gloves and favorite gardening tools, but there will also be weeding tools available to use. And there will be refreshments! The school is in the triangle made by NE 117th St, 12th Ave […]

Cedar Park Safe Routes to School Meeting

By Monica Sweet

Coming soon to the Cedar Park neighborhood:

New crosswalks, signals, traffic calming, better sidewalks, and easier ways to get around your neighborhood!

We warmly invite you to look at the proposed safety improvements at a meeting 6pm to 8pm on Thursday, January 26 at:

Cedar Park Elementary School 13224 37th Ave NE […]

Homework Help at Lake City Library

Community Meeting on School Boundaries September 28th

Here is a write-up by neighbor Kim McCormick (for which thanks!) on the Seattle Public School boundaries issue.

Locally, there are two SPS-led community meetings taking place:

· Sept 28 (TONIGHT!), 6:30 pm, Olympic Hills Meeting (at Cedar Park)

· Oct 5, 6:30 pm, John Rogers Meeting (at John […]

Pinehurst Pedestrian Safety Group

Thanks to everybody who came out to the Pinehurst Community Council meeting on Tuesday!

For those who couldn’t make it, we spent a good portion of the time discussing pedestrian safety improvements around Pinehurst, particularly around the new Hazel Wolf K-8 school.

At the meeting, people shared lots of ideas about specific spots that need […]

Let’s Make Pinehurst Streets Safer!

Do you want safe streets in Pinehurst? It is time for us to take action.

The new Hazel Wolf K-8 school, located at NE 117th and Pinehurst Way NE, is scheduled to open this September. Students, faculty members and parents will be walking to the school. Others will be arriving by bus. Or by car.


Hazel Wolf @ Pinehurst Environmental Building Upgrades

From Emily Sprong Suiter:

I know there has been a lot of interest in the neighborhood about the new Pinehurst school building- we are raising money for some very exciting extra features that will make the building truly exceptional – if you are interested in learning more, or possibly contributing to the campaign, and having […]

Shrek Jr., The Musical at Christ the King School

Christ the King School is presenting “Shrek Jr., The Musical” in March

Thursday, March 17th at 7pm Friday, March 18th at 7pm Saturday, March 19th at 2pm and 7pm

Shoreline Community College Theater (16101 Greenwood Ave N)

The show is 90 minutes with an intermission. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online at