Category

Connections

Holi 2018 at Marymoor Park in Redmond, about 20 minute drive from Issaquah Highlands.

What Holi Means to Me

By | Connections
by Prachi Taunk, an 8th grader at PCMS and life-long resident of Issaquah Highlands Between vibrant bursts of color, a group of dhol (a traditional wooden drum played in India) players dance around as people spray each other with colored water while children run around, chasing and throwing powder colored...
Read More

Volunteer of the Month, Sophia Hashmey

By | Connections
As published in February 2019 Connections News. Sophia Hashmey is a freshman at Issaquah High School and a member of the Highlands Youth (HY) Board since 2017. Besides her work with fellow HY members, Sophia did two individual projects for Highland Council, a spectacular splatter-paint rendering of Blakely Hall and a carry bag with lovely original drawing of Blakely...
Read More

Participatory Culture in Issaquah Highlands

By | Connections
How We Engaged Community in 2018 By: Christy Garrard, Executive Director for Highlands Council and Dahlia Park Resident Highlands Council serves as a facilitator of our resident-initiated and resident-led community building efforts. Together we support the integration of community groups and existing services with local businesses and organizations to create...
Read More

Keep, Donate, Discard

By | Connections
Prepare this year for next! by Johnna Masterson, Central Park Resident and Owner of Inspired and Organized Happy Holidays! This season is one of my favorites. I love the crisp, fresh air, the joy on people’s faces, and all of the community decorations, especially the lights along Park Drive, the...
Read More