Mar 022013
Bridgeway takes school hoops crown

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 27, 2013 — BY DON SCHATZEL — Bridgeway wins the Washington Unified School District girls basketball crown! As reported by the  coaches: Bridgeway Island Elementary School finished their very dominant season undefeated by beating Westmore Oaks Elementary, 37-27. Nia and Tiana Lowery demonstrated great teamwork throughout the season and Alissa […]

Feb 242013
Southport's beaver problem: better to manage the animals than to kill them

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 20, 2013 — EDITOR’S NOTE: On Feb. 13, the News-Ledger published a story about city-sponsored trapping of a beaver colony discovered in Southport’s Bridgeway Lakes area. You can find the original article here. Below is a response. By Heidi Perryman, Ph.D. Trapping, as you know, is a short-term solution that […]

May 202012
Award for Bridgeway Island school

NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 16, 2012 — Bridgeway Island Elementary School was named a “Title I Academic Achievement Award” again this year by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson. It’s the second consecutive year for the award. The honor goes to schools that meet performance standards “meeting the educational needs of students living at or […]