BHS film makers screen documentary about Loyal Heights Elementary expansion

Recent Ballard High graduate Jaya Flanary will be screening her documentary entitled “Mega School” on Wednesday, August 24, at 7 p.m. in the Ballard High School Auditorium (1418 NW 65th St). Flanary, along with Ballard High School student co-producers Sophie DeGreen and Ruby Anderson, created the 30 minute documentary to inform the community about the […]

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Ballard filmmaker releases “tween” documentary

Last June, My Ballard featured a post about local filmmaker and Loyal Heights Elementary parent Terence Brown who was producing a documentary featuring the story of local “tweens”. Brown has emailed in to report that the documentary, entitled Before, recently had its online premier. Before delves into the challenges that students face during the transition between elementary and middle school. […]

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Loyal Heights Elementary nominated for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board is set to consider nomination of the Loyal Heights Elementary School (2501 NW 80th St) for landmark status. The board will deliberate on the decision on Wednesday, February 4, at 3:30 p.m. in the Seattle Municipal Tower (700 5th Ave, 40th Floor, Room 4060). Locals are invited to attend the meeting and give their opinions on […]

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Loyal Heights Elementary set to present Alice in Wonderland this weekend

Loyal Heights Elementary is excited to present Disney’s Alice in Wonderland Jr. this weekend at the Ballard High School Auditorium (1418 NW 65th St). The company has been working on the performance for months are are excited to present it to the local community. Producer/Choreographer Bret Ashlee Watson reports that the entire student body was invited to audition for […]

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Ballard girl wins for 3-minute claymation

Loyal Heights Elementary student, Ellie Dynes is one of 11 winners of the 2011 Seattle Times / Seattle International Film Festival “3 Minute Masterpiece contest.” Times editors and SIFF staffers watched nearly 100 productions before narrowing down to the winning selections. Dynes piece is a claymation short called “Piggiepalooza.” Here is a little about the […]

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Neighborhood schools score high marks

When Seattle Public Schools released a new ranking of all schools in the district this morning, two of the top 12 ended up being right here in the neighborhood.  Loyal Heights Elementary and North Beach Elementary both received the highest ranking of 5.  That ranking means a high number of students pass state tests and that […]

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