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By Grace Jackson Did you know that our very own Kelly Flores is a black belt in karate? She has trained in martial arts for nearly 25 years in a traditional style of Shotokan karate, while also training in Kobudo…

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Christina is working as an executive at Sound Community Bank, as a part-time program director for City University of Seattle’s Master of Professional Accounting, and is a doctoral student. The ability to balance her responsibilities and manage her time is important to her.

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by Debbie Chan, Student Activities Coordinator Recently at WAL, we decided to try a new approach to activities. We noticed that the interests of our international students at WAL were changing.  No longer were our weekend trips and excursions as…

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Summer is coming to a close for most of us, but this year at Washington Academy of Languages (WAL), the season has been more memorable than usual.  In July, WAL launched its first Summer TESOL Intensive where seven students participated…

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Without any prior experience in the project management field, Michael took a leap and enrolled in City University of Seattle’s Master of Science in Project Management program.

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Part of the flurry of activity for students going back to school is meeting new classmates and making friends. While this can be fun for students, it can also be challenging. One of the tools that more than 60 schools in Washington are using to help children learn to communicate, cooperate, connect, embrace diversity and resolve conflict is Sanford Harmony.