Bring $50,000 to Greater Wedgwood!

CleanScapes (you know, the folks in the bright green and orange trucks that collect our garbage on Wednesdays?), has an AMAZING competition going on at this very moment that each and every Wedgwoodian is part of.  It’s called the Seattle Waste Reduction Rewards!  What’s so great about this competition is that whichever community reduces its waste the most receives $50,000 smackaroos. Wedgwood and the other Wednesday collection communities (includes View Ridge and pieces of the Ravenna and Bryant neighborhoods) are competing against other collection communities for the prize. The winners for the 2009/2010 prize is going to building a new Read More …

We’re On FACEBOOK!

Tell your friends and neighbors that there another great way to stay current with what’s going on in Wedgwood.  That’s because the Wedgwood Community Council has gone social! Check out our new Facebook page, click ‘Like,’ and begin receiving occasional posts and meeting announcements in your News Feed.  It’s as easy as that!  Visit our new Facebook page now.

Wedgwood Areas Schools Are Some of the Best!

The Seattle School District recently released the report card for all of the schools within the district.  All of the schools were scored 1-5 (1 the lowest and 5 the highest) based on a multi-faceted scoring system that looks at absolute performance and growth performance, not just test scores.  Schools that were scored a 5 had a high absolute performance and high growth performance.  In total, 12 schools received this honor including Thornton Creek, Wedgwood, and View Ridge. That means 40% of the top schools are right here in the Wedgwood-area! Due to these high rankings, Wedgwood-area schools will have Read More …