Submit a Connections Announcement

CLOSED: Call for Spring 2021 Graduation Announcements

We’re excited to publish our Spring 2021 graduation announcements (due May 31) in the July issue of Connections, on newsstands on June 30 and in mailboxes shortly after. Any graduation submissions sent in after May 31 will be considered for publication in our October issue.

Submission Guidelines

  • For Issaquah Highlands residents only.
  • Types of announcements include births/adoptions, graduations, engagements, marriages, obituaries, awards, notable achievements, and culturally-recognized life milestones.
  • All announcement requests should be submitted within one year of the event.
  • Please complete the submission form fully.
  • Have a question? Email Vicki Grunewald, Highlands Council Media Editor at

Sample Announcements

(*Note: Our Graduation Issue announcements have a unique format. See the June 2019 issue of Connection for examples.)

Please Note

While we cannot guarantee the publication or length of an announcement, we welcome all submissions. All announcements are free.

A Highlands Council staff member will be in touch with you to follow-up on your announcement information.

Highlands Council is the publisher of Connections. The mission of Highlands Council, and therefore, Connections News is “to foster the development of a vibrant and caring community committed to service, diversity, and well-being.” We reserve the right to refuse to print any content we believe does not align with this mission.

Have a question? Email Vicki Grunewald, Highlands Council Media Editor, at

Thank you for sharing your announcement with us and the community.

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