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63 years later Received Renton High School Diloma

December 16, 2018 by Pat White (Register to contact)

Pat White , 79 years old, received his Renton High school Diploma on December 13, 2018 at a luncheon at Jimmie Mac's Retaurant, Renton, with 14 members of the Class of 57.

Renton HIgh School Class of 1957 Monthly Luncheon

September 17, 2018 by Pat White (Register to contact)

To protect privacy, contact info has been removed from this post. Register to see the original with contact info.

The RHS Class of 1957 have been having monthly luncheons since January 2018 and will continue to have them on the second Thursday of every month. Mark it on your calendar for every month through the end of the year and beyond so you may be able to avoid making other appointments on that date. Make sure you check *****.com, Renton High School Alumni and our page on Facebook "1957 Renton Senior High School Friends" for updates and location of luncheon each month. You can always cancel if something more important comes up or for some reason the luncheon is canceled. Pass the word on to those who may not be on Classmates and encourage others you may know to attend and do the same on their calendars Let's try and get the number of those attending up.
Renton High School Class of 1957
Monthly Luncheon Thursday, October 11, 2018, 12:30 PM
Yankee Grill & Diner
1 Grady Way S
Renton, Wa

RHS ClaSSOF 1957 August lUNCHEON

July 16, 2018 by Pat White (Register to contact)

Some information in the previous post was inadvertently left out. The Class of 1957 August Luncheon will be held onThursday August 9, 2018 at 12:30 PM
Yankee Diner
1 Grady Way (Red Lion Hotel)
Renton, WA.

Class of 1957 August LucheonYankee Diner , 1 Grady Way (red Lion Hotel), Renton, WA. Thursday, Augus

July 16, 2018 by Pat White (Register to contact)

To protect privacy, contact info has been removed from this post. Register to see the original with contact info.

The RHS Class of 1957 have been having monthly luncheons since January 2018 and will continue to have them on the second Thursday of every month. Mark it on your calendar for every month through the end of the year and beyond so you may be able to avoid making other appointments on that date. Make sure you check *****.com, Renton High School Alumni and our page on Facebook "1957 Renton Senior High School Friends" for updates and location of luncheon each month. You can always cancel if something more important comes up or for some reason the luncheon is canceled. Pass the word on to those who may not be on Classmates and encourage others you may know to attend and do the same on their calendars Let's try and get the number of those attending up.

Clas of 1957 Monthly Luncheon

July 6, 2018 by Pat White (Register to contact)

The RHS Class of 1957 have been having monthly luncheons since January 20178 and will continue to have them on the second Thursday of every month. Mark it on your calendar for every month through the end of the year and beyond so you may be able to avoid making other appointments on that date. Make sure you check Classmates, Renton High School Alumni and our page on Facebook "1957 Renton Senior High School Friends" for updates and location of luncheon each month. You can always cancel if something more important comes up or for some reason the luncheon is canceled. Pass the word on to those who may not be on Classmates and encourage others you may know to attend and do the same on their calendars Let's try and get the number of those attending up. This months luncheon will be at the Azteca restaurant in Federal Way. Thursday, July 12, 12:30 PM. Azteca Restaurant is located in the Northeast corner of the Federal Way Mall property, right behind the Red Robin on 320th.

Death

November 18, 2017 by Peter Vanornum (Register to contact)

Pete VanOrnum, class of 64 passed away November 11th, 2017 after a long illness.

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PATRICIA (PAT) ANN EVANS  Renton Reporter

Patricia (Pat) Ann Evans, of Puyallup died on June 24, 2019. She was born October 12th, 1940 in Charles City, Iowa to Francis (Bud) and Ruby (Sorensen) ...



Renton School Board Names 2019 Outstanding Teachers  Patch.com

Renton School Board Names Outstanding Teachers - Renton, WA - Over 160 Renton schools teachers were nominated for recognition this year.



Renton HS Dancers Need Your Help To Win At Bubblin Brown Sugar  Renton, WA Patch

Renton HS Competing At Bubblin Brown Sugar - Renton, WA - Here's how you can help the Renton High School Black Student Union dancers win one of the ...



City approves Chick-fil-A in Renton  Renton Reporter

After delays due to traffic concerns, the city has approved development of a Chick-fil-A in downtown Renton. The Chick-fil-A would be located at the former ...



21 graduations set for Kent’s ShoWare Center in June  Kent Reporter

Kentwood, Kentlake, Kentridge, Kent-Meridian on June 15.



VIDEO: This off-the-rim-to-three buzzer beater is brilliant ... but it shouldn't have counted twice over  USA TODAY High School Sports

The Renton girls basketball team pulled off a perfect off-the-rim-to-three buzzer beater, but it never should have counted.



City begins to move forward with airport extension possibilities  Renton Reporter

Renton Municipal Airport needs an update, and it isn't going to be easy. Or cheap. But future years of planning, coordination and 90 percent of the project ...



Resident looks back at 100 years in Renton  Renton Reporter

Wanda Capellaro was born in Renton on Nov. 6, 1918, in a house next to the cows.



Renton High School class of 1957 reunion scheduled for August  Renton Reporter

The 60th year reunion is a three-day celebration scheduled with the dinner at Aug. 26 at Emerald Downs.



How much lead is falling in Renton’s yards? One resident aims to find out  Renton Reporter

Although it's long been known to be toxic to humans, leaded fuels are still used in 167,000 small aircraft in the United States, including those taking off at Renton ...



Renton high school track runners attacked by angry owl  KOMO News

RENTON, Wash - Some local track students found themselves in a real-life 'man versus nature' situation when an angry owl swooped in during practice this ...



ROBERT JAY YOUNG  Renton Reporter

Robert Jay Young slipped peacefully away into the arms of Jesus at his Renton home on April 3, 2018.



2 teens charged in deadly Renton drug rip-off  Seattle PI

Two teens were charged with murder Tuesday in the Jan. 27 death of a 29-year-old man who appears to have been set up in a Renton drug rip-off, reports say.



A story that needs to be told  Renton Reporter

On Oct. 29, Dylan Okimoto of Renton High School orchestrated a presentation and brought two guest speakers to the IKEA Performing Arts Center (IPAC) to talk ...



Cruzin’ through downtown  Renton Reporter

The second annual Cruz the Loop event had nearly 1000 spectators and honored a now-vintage pastime.



Renton police search for burglary suspect  Q13 News Seattle

Suspected burglars in South King County led police officers on a chase early Friday morning, which ended with one person in custody and another on the run.



DIANE BARBARA PLANO  Renton Reporter

Diane Barbara Plano passed peacefully on the morning of March 28th of 2019 surrounded by the wonderful staff at the Weatherly Inn Memory Care facility in ...



Renton High Centennial: Val Caniparoli, Class of 69  Patch.com

Renton, WA - Renton High School graduate Val Caniparoli, Class of 1969, is an internationally famous dancer and choreographer. He will be granted a ...



More suspicious fires send crews racing to Renton's Lindbergh High School  KOMO News

RENTON, Wash. - Another suspicious fire sent crews racing to a Renton high school early Wednesday morning.Firefighters have put out several blazes around ...



Renton High students walk out in protest of presidential election  Renton Reporter

Nearly 200 Renton High School students walked to City Hall in protest of election results on Monday.



BRUCE R. NIELSEN  Renton Reporter

January 30, 1946 – May 15, 2019. Bruce Nielsen was born in Montana but grew up in Renton, Wash. He attended Renton High School and served in the U.S. ...



Renton High Gets $2K Gift For Football Program  Patch.com

K Gift For Renton High Football - Renton, WA - Dick's Sporting Goods and the Seahawks helped the team get new gear.



Laptop program teaches students digital citizenship  Renton Reporter

Dimmitt Middle School is the first school in the Renton School District to adopt the 1-to-1 Laptop Program.



Renton High Ambassadors host second holiday tea party for kids  Renton Reporter

High school students strive to bring happiness to as many children as possible with holiday-themed event.



Renton Reporter’s top stories of 2017  Renton Reporter

From City Council elections to new businesses to changes in the Renton School District, here's a look back at the significant stories of 2017.



Irv Leifer, Washington state basketball coaching legend, dies at 93  The Seattle Times

Irv Leifer, who guided Renton High School to four state championships, died Friday at age 93 in an assisted-living facility in Issaquah where he had been a ...



A Seattle dance extravaganza called Bubblin Brown Sugar  Crosscut

The annual Bubblin Brown Sugar high school dance extravaganza returned to Seattle's Garfield High on Saturday. It featured seven local high school teams and ...



Faith and finals: King County schools adapt to growing Muslim population  Seattle Times

Some schools have rescheduled prom, adjusted their testing schedules or made other accommodations to help fasting students. It's part of a trend in recent ...



First Financial Northwest, Inc. Announces - First Financial Northwest Bank and Renton High School Renew Partnership to Teach Football Team Financial Literacy  GlobeNewswire

RENTON, Wash., June 03, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Financial Northwest, Inc. (“Company”) (NASDAQ:FFNW) today announced that its subsidiary ...



Ellensburg wrestling in midst of season under new coach  Daily Record-News

It's a new season for the Ellensburg High School boys and girls wrestling — and under new leadership.



Transgender teen crowned Renton High School prom queen  Seattle Globalist

Brooklyn Buenaventura, a teenanger who is transgender, was crowned Renton High School prom queen Saturday night, KING 5 news reported.



Muslim reporter helps the Seattle Times grasp the complexity of Ramadan in schools  GetReligion

While zipping through the Seattle Times website for stories about religion, which are usually scarce, what should appear but a piece about how local schools are ...



RHS school resource officer wins award for community service  Renton Reporter

Officer Thaddeus Kerkhoff received the Washington Association of School Administrators Community *Service* award.



12 Vying For Rob Johnsons Council Seat: Who Are They?  Seattle, WA Patch

12 Vying For Rob Johnson's Council Seat - Seattle, WA - Twelve people have applied to replace retired Seattle Councilman Rob Johnson. Here are their ...



Owner of Renton martial arts studio accused of child sex abuse  KOMO News

RENTON, Wash. -- Police have arrested the operator of a martial arts studio for having sexual conduct with underage girls.Police arrested a 42-year-old ...



Kiwanis Club of Renton awards Renton students with $1,000 scholarships  Renton Reporter

Layla Mahmood, Ryan Mauery and Tyler Hughley, Jessica Nguyen and Emily Siangkam received the scholarships.



Kent’s ShoWare Center to host 15 graduations this month  Kent Reporter

A parade of 15 high school and college graduations starts Friday, June 8, and goes through Saturday June 23, at the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent.



Treehouse raises the graduation rate for Washington youth in foster care  Real Change News

Brianna always knew she wanted to go to a four-year college, but as a foster student in King County, the odds were stacked against her. That's why she chose to ...



Sheriff’s Office seeks help in identifying shooters  Renton Reporter

The King County Sheriff's Office still needs help identifying the shooter or shooters of 22-year-old Amarah S're Alexandra Riley last Wednesday, Sept. 19.



And the winner for best bartender is...  Yakima Herald-Republic

According to SCENE readers, the best bartender in the Yakima Valley is Sherman Clark at Horse Heaven Saloon in Prosser. Picked by nearly 50 percent of the ...



How these Washington state foster kids are beating the odds: Treehouse program helps teens graduate  The Seattle Times

Treehouse went through a sea change when it realized its education program wasn't good enough. Now, the foster kids it works with have a higher graduation ...



Renton teacher nominated for being a ‘Smile Maker’  Renton Reporter

Delta Dental of Washington's Smile Power tour celebrates those who give back through volunteering, kind acts.



Eric Hicks named new Skyway fire chief  Renton Reporter

King County Fire District 20 (Skyway Fire) named Eric Hicks the new fire chief on Monday, May 15. Hicks, the former Everett Fire Chief and Renton High School ...



King County program doubled graduation rates for youth in foster care  KING5.com

Students in foster care were suffering from devastatingly low graduation rates just a few years ago. A King County nonprofit has nearly doubled their numbers.



St. John, Eastern basketball legend Irv Leifer dies  The Spokesman Review

Irv Leifer, who was one of the all-time great basketball players for St. John High School and Eastern Washington University before going on to coach Renton ...



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Liberty, Bellevue, Newport Win Washington Girls High School State Meets  Swimming World Magazine

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Clark County coach Don Freeman named to WIAA Hall of Fame  The Columbian

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10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



23-year-old video clerk’s throat cut in robbery; suspect arrested  Q13 FOX

RENTON -- A man slit a 23-year-old video store clerk's throat during a robbery Wednesday morning in Renton. A suspect was arrested Wednesday afternoon.



38-year career in education left behind to lead faith group  The Daily Herald

EVERETT — He was recruited with a plate of cookies.



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Nello James (Corky) Pistoresi | Obituaries  Yakima Herald-Republic

Nello James (Corky) Pistoresi went to be with the Lord on November 4, 2017, surrounded by his loving family at Cottage in the Meadows in Yakima, Washington.



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Milo is back in the kitchen – at the Elks  Port Townsend Leader

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Everett's new fire chief faces the challenges of a growing city  HeraldNet

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Prosecutor's race: Baur's experience versus Jurvakainen's call for new approach  Longview Daily News

Public defender Ryan Jurvakainen has made a contest out of the race for Cowlitz County prosecutor by questioning the incumbent's charging practices and ...



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