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C6 Mercer Island Reporter Matt Hrasliears/Mcrcer Island Reporter Lakeridge first-grader Claire Goetschel’s watercolor and mark- er image, “If I Explored The rain Forest," earned her a first—place award in the Reflections Program. It's the age of Power Macs, su~ penathletes and science wizardry. But creativity still abounds - just take a look at a few of the essays, poems and art written and drawn by this year‘s PTA Reflections winners Their work along With other tal~ ented young island writers. photogra— phers and musicians. will be spot- lighted tomorrow night, at the “Wouldn't It Be Great lf...”|997—98 National PTA Reflections Program awards ceremony. The ceremony will be held at 7 pm. at Islander Middle School. The program, sponsored by the National PTA and the Mercer Island P'I’A Council. honors students. grades K~l2, in the arts. Judging the competition were Tami Szcrlip, visual arts; Terri Didn'ckson, literature; Richard Dowd, photogra» phy: and Druska Salisbury-Malin, music. Here are a list of the winners: VISUAL ARTS Primary (PreschooLGrade 2): Honorable Mention: Beau Riebe, “Wolves”; Amy Gottlieb, “Wouldn‘t It Be Great If Orangutans Weren’t Endangered”; Harry Bolson. “If We Brought Aliens Home”; 3rd Place: Exquisite Waterfront $2,650,000 (lustom designed 8t built by a master builder, this world class property offers all your heart .f‘pircs. l00’ of prime westsidc lakefront w/incredible skyline view. 5 Elk/4 BA/FR/rec/den 8t more. Appt only. Linda Tsang (206 230—5505. it “ Rare Gem Waterfront $2,288,000 North cnd waterfront estate, street to vtatcr includes huge boat house, two tax lots, Itirgcous custom home by Rolantf Lamping. Arbo- retum setting offers privacy and seclusion. Room for expansion. Call Kris 8t. lane (206) 230-5500. Rf Westside,Wft, Prcsalc $1,839,000 Fantastic westsidc prcsalc with MF Williams (,Zonst! Approx 80’ wft, dock/covered mooragc, level lawn to wtr. Still time to build custom plan. Make appt to meet builder on site. Price subj to change/plans and specs, Molly Penny (206) 230—5515. Northcnd Wft Lot $1,338,000 Wonderful, flat northcnd watcr~ front lot with boathousc for 50+“ enclosed montage. Beautiful ma. turc landscapin , over 12,000 sq ft of land to bail on, views of beau- tiful sunsets, Mt Baker and more. Call Kris 8t lane (206) 230-5500. Marvelous MI Wft $1,300,000 Choice oversizcd waterfront over 36,000 sq ft on mid west side. Quiet; view of Seward Park, city 8t mountains. Dead cnd street. Expendable 2 BR home. To see this outstanding pro rty call Shirley Lake {206) 230— 446. «new ’97—98 “Wouldn‘t it be great if ...People stopped fighting wars peace is kind to others helps everyone love Wouldn’t it be great if everyone had a place to learn School you Ieam many things make friends for life class” Ben Picozzi, grade 4, Lakeridge Left: “If Man i and Nature Could Co—ex— ist,” by Benjamin Azose. Right: “Wouldn’t It Be Great If The Titanic Could Float Again,” by George Gebben. Students put into art, words, music: ‘Wouldn ’t It Be Great If. George Gcbben, “If the Titanic Could Float Again“; 2nd Place: George Gebben, “If Kids Could go to the Moon”; 1st Place: Claire Goetschel, “Ifl Explored the Rain Forest” Intermediate (Grade 3—5) Honorable Mention: Kelsey Melvin, "If Cats were Everywhere”; Eric Goetschel. “If Cats Came in Fantastic Colors”; 3rd Place: Hank Bennett, “Wouldn’t It Be Great It”; 2nd Place: Lizzie Van Oppen, “If Cats Were in the Garden”; lst Place: Victor Tseng, “If You Lived in This Beautiful Place” Middle/Junior (Grade 6—8) Honorable Mention: Rita Dierdorff, “Wouldn‘t It Be Great If”; lst Place: Jesse Riebe, “If Roosters Crowed at Noon" Senior (Grade 9- l 2) Honorable Mention: Yi—Chun Chen, “Chinese Dragon” LITERATURE Primary (Preschool—Grade 2) Honorable Mention: Keegan Conway, “If People Were Always Brand New w/Wtrfrt $925,000 Fabulous western facing new con struction with 75’ of shared water— front w/mooragcll Over 4000 sq. ft., 4 BR den bonus rm. (or 5 BR), family room off huge kitchen! Stephanie St. Mary (206) 230-5407. Elisabeth Finch (206)230-5406. New On Market $920,000 Lovely 3 year old resale in beautiful Weyburn Estates. Includes 75’ of shared wtft w/grantcd mooragc. 4+ BR, 3.5 BA, family room and recreation room. Lovely landscap- ing. All the amenities! Call Shirley Lake (206) 230—5446. View Seattle Skyline $898,000 Luxury home with view, 5 BR, wonderful master suite with luxury marblc bath, sauna, and sitting room with fireplace, gourmet kitch- en with dgranite, two story open atr- ium, an so much more! Call Kris 8c lane at (206) 230-5500. Sweeping Vicwll $859,000 Sensational western vicw, outstand- ing homc w/new kitchen, new cus~ tom deck, spacious rooms, large lot w/play garden space located in sou ht‘aitcr neighborhood. Cal Mary Iohnstone (206) 230- 5436 for details. It’s The Best! $749,000 For the discriminating buyer! Finest quality materials 8t finish work in sophisticated 3 BR/4 BA custom, w/pool, best NW Ml location — private lane by beach. Call Natalie Malin (206) 230- 5422, to secll Westsidelachicw $646,000 Wonderful remodel in desirable Holly Hill neighborhood. Light, bright, spacious. Formal areas yet room for all activities. Loads of storage, computer room, work- shop, largc view deck, flat fenced yard. Lindy Weathers,(206) 230-5408. Happy”; Erik Fredericksen, “When Tragedy Ends”; 3rd Place: Jacob Bruckner, “If I Was the Handball Champ”; 2nd Place: James LaPlant, “Wouldn‘t It Be Great Ii”; Ist Place: Maxwell Durtschi, “If People Didn’t Pollute” Intermediate (Grade 3-5) Honorable Mention: Brittney Wong, “If We Could Do Something Different!"; Ellen Summerfelt, “Friends”; 3rd Place: Joseph Bruckner, “If We Could Go Out For Dinner - Tonight’s Menu”; 2nd Place: Ellis Bennett, “If We Could All Fly"; lst Place: Ben Pieozzi, “Wouldn’t It Be Great If" Middle/Junior (Grade 6—8) Honorable Mention: Paul Richards, “Sweet Like Sugar”; 3rd Place: Tabitha Brown, “Wouldn’t It Be Wonderful”; 2nd Place: Andy Kohler, “If All Prejudice Disappeared?" 131 Place: Leslie Zukor, “If Drugs, War, and Hate Were Things We Could Eliminate” Senior (Grade 9-12) Honorable Mention: Julia Sweet, “Crush”; 3rd Place: Autumn Eyre, “Respect”; 2nd Place: Susie Ogden, “Max and Claire”; lst Place: Nathaniel Pauli, “The Heron” PHOTOGRAPHY Primary (Preschool—Grade 2) Honorable Mention: Joel Azose, untitled; Macken Bennett, untitled; 3rd Place: Alex Faith, “Bird‘s Eye View”; 2nd Place: Beau Riebe, “If My Toys and Dog Could Talk”; lst Place: Alex Faith, “Wouldn’t It Be Great If Leaves Were Always This Color?” Intermediate (Grade 3-5) Honorable Mention: Todd Erickson, “If Cats Could Work”; lst Place: Parker Faith, “Wouldn’t It Be Great to Escape...or Not” Middle/Junior (Grade 6~8) Honorable Mention: John Erickson, “If Hale—Bopp Came More Often”; Julie Chung, “IfThere Was No Pollution on the Earth”; 3rd Place: Julie Chung, “If You Could Come to Have a Picnic with Us”; 2nd Place: Benjamin Azose, “If Man and Nature #I IN SALES AND LISTINGS ON MERCER ISLAND BAIN ASSOCIATES 206-232-4600 $345,000 Imagine all these rooms, 5 BR, 3 BA, fam 8t rec rooms, hardwood floors, peck winter view, quiet & con- venient area, walk to pvt beach/ten nis club, good I-90 access great buy!!! Special Spaces Call Kathleen May (206) 2303 5456/232-8087. Lake 8: Mtn Vicwll $495,000 Beautifully designed for all around living! Warm and comfortable! Custom built 3 BR, 2.5 BA home - open flowing 5 aces and high ceil— ings. Beautifu 1y landscaped with easy maintenance! Lovely setting! Shirley Lake (206) 230-5446. Just Listed! $475,000 Lovely rambler in beautiful Parkwood! 4 BR, family room plus huge bonus room. Level lot in cul~ dc—sac. Near school. High ceilings 8c in perfect condition ~ u graded! Reduced price! To see, cal Shirley Lake 230—5446. View Lot w/Mooragc $450,000 Nearly 1/2 acre western exposure lake-view lot, mostly flat with com- munity waterfront 8t moorage. The crfcct building site or info contact Jack Alhadeff (206) 230-5460 or Mary Lou Putman (206) 230-5440. Desirable Rambler» $410,000 Architecturally wonderful! Outstanding addition/remodel! Lots of Granite and glass! A very private level lot w/maturc landscaping. Large deck for entertaining! Near schools St I- 90. Call Shirley Lake (206) 230—5446 New! MI Estates $398,000 Move right in! Impcccable rambler, spacious rms, kitchen w/cating space, family roome/fireplace, patio doors to large, level fence yard. Close to schools, shopping, etc. Call Mary )ohnstonc (206) 230-5436 for details. Stop by our office for a list of our Sunday Open Houses. , 2780 78th Avenue Southeast \ http://www.cbbaln.com Could Co— Exist”; lst Place: Tyler Faith, "Wouldn’t If Be Great To Walk on Water?” Senior (Grade 9-12) Honorable Mention: Alice Bremner, untitled; Alice Bremner, “As the Sun Sets in the West”; Andrew Riley, “Time Travel Bridge to Fremont”; lst Place: Andrew Riley, “If We’re Invisible” MUSIC Primary (Preschool-Grade 2) Honorable Mention: John Bruckner, “lfl Were a Kite”; 3rd Place: Carlena Lindstrom, “If We Went Skipping”; 2nd Place: Casey Smalley, “If Wishes Did Come True”; lst Place: Sherrie Hsu, “If Everybody Was Happy” Intermediate (Grade 3-5) Honorable Mention: Michael Corson, “If I Lived Closer to School”; Travis Beaton, “If There Were Cherry Blossoms All Year Round”; Eitan Feinberg, “If I Could Travel Through Time”; 3rd Place: Monika Kasina, “Second Thoughts”; 2nd Place: Clay Looking For New? $375,000 Don’t miss this reconstructed, beautiful 3 BR, 2 BA rambler by renowned MI builder, granite, hardwood, all new appliances, ther- mo, new wiring, plumbing, beauti- ful site security system, special! Kathleen May (206) 230-8087/ (206) 230-5456. Beautiful Remodel $369,000 Large lot overlooking ravine, new cedar decks, freshly painted in and out, new carpet, vinyl, wood entry and kitchen floor. Large family/rec rm. All new tile kitchen and baths. North end of Island. Jeanne McKcag Tully (206) 230- 5420. Huge View — MI Westsidc $595,000 Lovely Lakevicw Highlands! Fabulous view of city, lake & Seward Park! Lovely Gardens! 4 BR, 3 BA, 3 car garage; 3 frplcs, rec and fam rooms. Home is in mint condition. For appointment to see, call Shirley Lake (206) 230-5446. View — Just Listed $338,000 4 BR, 3 BA, 3 fireplaces, lake view, pro work shop area, large rec 8t famin rms,_super storage, versatile floor plan adaptable to many uses: Home office, media/exercise, craft areas. Kathleen May (206) 232~8087/ 230-5456 — VM. Mid-Island Rambler $315,000 5 BR rambler w/rcmodcled kitchen featuring cherry cabinets, granite countertops and new appliances. Remodeled w/largc, jetted soaking tub. Hardwood firs. Close to schools, parks 8t shopping. Peggy Watkins (206) 230-5444. 1 Wednesday, January 14, 1998 “Wouldn’t it be great if... Drugs. war and hate Were things we could elimi- natc All throughout history History has mentioned war War, and drugs, and hate And hating people that are poor People were shot Shop with bows, arrows or guns Gun shooting appeared to have stopped But stopping hadn’t begun Guns are being shown Shown to kids of four and five Five year olds are learning But learning to take away our lives If we could all be partners Partners to stop drugs, war, and hate Hate stopping would be wonderful And wonderful would be great” Leslie Zukor Grade 7, IMS Showalter, “If Aliens Were Friendly”; lst Place: Aaron Lindstrom, “If We Went Swinging Along” Middle/Junior (Grade 6-8) 3rd Place: Josh Corson, “Changing Classes”; 2nd Place: Narek Shaverdian, “Wouldn’t It Be Great If”; lst Place: Marc Macauley, “Midnight Fury”; Senior (Grade 9- I 2) ' 2nd Place: Arpi Shaverdian, “I This Won First Place”; Ist Place: Kingsley Tang, “Wouldn’t It Be Great If “The River Sings” The following students were I996— 1997 Washington State Reflections winners: Sarah Yates — 3rd Place, Literature, Senior Division; Marc Macauley 2nd Place, Music, Junior Division; Sarah Hess ~— Hon. Mention, Music, Senior Division. The Reflections committee in— cludes Santosh Wahi, Cher Hisken, Carol Davis, Laura Orser, Kristin WUI'L, Rose Chien, Carolyn Goetsehel, Sandia Tang and Terry Pottmeyer. PTA Council president is Cheryl Frizzell. Debbie Dowd is PTA Council Reflections coordinator. Dcvington Condo, New $174,000 2 BR, 2 BA, fireplace, deck off liv— ing room. Lobby entrance, elevator, security bldg and parking. Large work counter with storage cabinets in hallway and laundry w/washer 8t dryer. Anna M. Voss (206) 230-5410. Landmark Plaza Condo $151,900 2 bedroom 'COI‘IICI' unit in secure building across from park 8: walking distance to shops 8t services. Vaulted ceiling, fireplace, cast 8t south; exposure. 2 pkg. spaces 8t onsite storage. Move in today! Linda Tsang (206) 230-5505. EASTSIDE Wft —Mcydenbaucr Bay $798,000 Great location on 50’ of choice wft. Easy access. Sunny, pvt, excellent condition. Sophisticated multi~lcvel. Priced to sell!! Exciting view, cov- ered protected moorage for large boat. To see call Shirley Lake (206) 230- 5446. Panoramic Vistas! $399,950 ‘ Most i‘ncrcdible View of Seattle, Bellevuc, Lake Washington, Puget Sound 8( Olympic Mts from every room. Vaulted ceilings, double pane windows w/sunscrcens, air condi- tioning 8t new roof. Great potential. Elizabeth Lee (206)230—5513. Sparkling Home $284,000 Better than new. Sparkling Chaffcy Home in top condition. Opcn entry, large master with soaking tub 8t shower. Lrg walkin. Private cul—dci sac. Ez commute to 405 8c I-90. Elizabeth LCC (206) 230-5513 -. - 2--., -__......,_.. “5;; T 3. 2 nuanzf’ananrm 1a.; Sui—’1'! '3'"ch i-F