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List of 6 news stories.

  • Head of School Book Club: Book Launch of Dear White Woman, Please Come Home

    Join us for a virtual book launch at this year's Head of School Book Club in partnership with the UBookstore on Tuesday, February 8 at 4:30 p.m. featuring The Bush School’s Director of Intercultural Affairs Kimberlee Yolanda Williams as they discuss the release of her new book Dear White Woman, Please Come Home. Dr. Percy L. Abram will be joined by Williams, as well as book publisher and New York Times best-selling author of Waking Up White: and Finding Myself in the Story of Race, Debby Irving.  
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  • Race To Be Human: Examining the Effects of Racism on Our Mental Health

    On Thursday, February 10, join Bush and Forefront, the University of Washington Suicide Prevention Program, for a virtual showing of the newly released documentary film, Race To Be Human. 
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  • BUSH COVID-19 VACCINE CLINIC – Sunday, January 30

    The Bush School is pleased to announce that, in partnership with Safeway/Albertsons Pharmacies, we will be the site of a voluntary Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine and Booster Clinic this Sunday, January 30 from 9:00 a.m.-Noon. The clinic is open to the wider community as we still have spots available. Please forward this information to individuals who may be interested.
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  • Come Celebrate Accounts Clerk Sandy Ryder's Retirement on Tuesday, January 25

    Bush Accounts Receivable/Student Accounts Clerk Sandy Ryder is retiring from The Bush School on Monday, January 31. Sandy has been working at Bush since July 2004 and student accounts have grown enormously in this time, from 560 total students in 2004-2005 to 703 students in 2021-22.
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  • Seattle Times Features Multicultural Mental Health Resources

    This past year Bush Upper School student Cherlyn F. ‘23 collaborated with a group of local students to create a guide to connect local teens with multi-cultural mental health resources throughout Seattle. Together they interviewed staff from Consejo Counseling and Referral Service—an organization that provides the Latino communities in Washington State with behavioral health-based counseling and referral services.
     
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  • Jo Ito Named Emerald Emerald Sound Conference Athletic Director of the Year

    It was 2004 and a young Jo Ito, just barely out of college, landed the job of athletic director at the International School of Düsseldorf in Germany. 

    “I was finishing up my degree and started coaching at the International School of Düsseldorf. The timing just happened to work out where the athletic director moved on, and I applied as a young, inexperienced sports administrator, and landed the job,” Jo said. “I enjoyed working at the school, the kids, and coaching. The opportunity fell into my lap, and I never looked back.” 
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