Happy Monday Morning Queen Anne!
- Now that school has started, did you know that the Seattle Public Library has homework help? Information can be found on their website here .
FREE professional online tutoring for grade school-college level subjects, such as math, science, English & social studies, and locations for our in person volunteer led homework help centers. Online tutoring is available from 1p.m – 10 p.m. 7 days a week except holidays and is accessible form any internet computer with a current Seattle Public Library card and pin. If you need a new card and/or pin come into any Seattle Public Library location or call 206-386-4636
- Another nifty find from SPL, and one that is not just geared towards school aged kids, is their book selection form. It can be accessed here. A couple quick questions about what you like to read, authors you have enjoyed or what you don’t like to read an a librarian will give you five suggestions for books you may like. I can’t wait to try it out since I’m always at a loss for additional authors I may like!
- FYI: McClure is having a back-to-school BBQ on September 13th!
- The Center for Pediatric Dentistry (in partnership with UW Medical & Children’s Hospital) is hosting a free dental screening on September 15th. The Tooth Fairy will be in attendance!
Free Dental Screening for Children DATE Saturday, September 15, 2012 TIME 9:00 am – 12:00 pm PDT WHERE The Center for Pediatric Dentistry, 6222 NE 74th St., in Magnuson Park, off Sand Point Way NE NOTES Children will receive a brief exam (no X-rays), mouth mirror, toothbrush, coloring sheet and sticker chart. And, they can meet the Tooth Fairy.
No reservations needed. Free parking.
- E3Washington is reminding people that the application deadline for the City Club Youth City Education Awards is September 18th. More information can also be found here
CityClub is shining a spotlight on great youth civic education programs in Washington State with the first Youth Civic Education Awards!
We want to highlight the diversity of programs and projects in Washington Stateand we encourage a variety of programs to apply including:
• school-based and community-based projects
• traditional and innovative programs
• programs that focus on addressing the opportunity gap
• projects in public and private schools
• and more
- Looking for another take on the new mandate of fruit and vegi’s being served as a revamped school lunch menu? Click on over to My Local Health Guide, written by Michael McCarthy MD. More articles can also be found via the New York Times, which had an interesting article about how “healthy” can sometimes mean too lean.