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Wednesday, October 7, 2009 The Arlington Times o'o 3 receives more by Adam Rudnick tion will fund the purchase and The Arlington Times installation of the new equip- ment, which will include a dou- ARLINGTON -- A new piece ble slide and a crawl tube. of playground equipment will The school district will fund soon be constructed at Presi- the remaining cost, which dent8 Elementary School. includes prep work for the site. On Monday, Sept. 28, TammyWittenberg, president the Arlington School Board of the school's PTA, said she's approved a $5,200 donation from not sure when the playground the school's PTAto purchase the will be completed, but hopes equipment, which will primarily it's before the end of the school be used by preschool-aged chil- year. dren, Presidents principalTerri "Once the School Board Bookey said. approves it, it's in the district's Presidents Elementary pro- hands," Wittenberg said. vides preschool services to The PTAalso donated $2,000 students throughout the entire to the district in support of the district. Presidents' PAWS -- or Posi- "It was a project that had been tive Attitudes With Style -- pro- talked about for a long time but gram. never came to fruition," Bookey "It's our incentive program to said. "It needed to be a smaller promote good citizenship within piece of equipment versus our our school," Bookey said. bigger playground." Through the program, stu- Bookey said the PTA dona- dents are encouraged to go out "It's great because it is really important for us to balance discipline, This allows us to encourage those positive behaviors" Terri Bookey principal Presidents Elementary School of their way to be helpful in the "It's great because it is really classroom, she said. They receive important for us to balance disci- small awards, called PAWS tick- pline," Bookey said. "This allows ets, from PAWS throughout the us to encourage those positive school year. behaviors." The classroom with the larg- Wittenberg said the PTA est amount of PAWS tickets wins funded both donations by sell- a pizza party at the end of the ing cookie dough to community year. members. PAWS and its prizes are pri- "The PTA are the managers marily funded through Presi- of this, but it's the families that dents' PTA. do all the work," she said. BROWN Continued from paoe 1 Denise Brown addresses Hope Within Luncheon lowed between those two, situations will get better, as well as the trip their the shame that makes family took to Hawaii them hide their abuse when Nicole came out to from others, and the fear the beach covered up, to of wondering where they hide the evidence of her would go and what they physical abuse. Denise would do if they left their regarded the fights asiso- abusers. latedincidents and didn't Brown cited the realize Nicole was being "Hands are not for hit- beaten, even after she ring, words are not for found a photo showing hurting" pledge, which Nicole with a black eye, she'd done with her fam- which Nicole claimed ily's children, as well as was studio makeup, the number of men in the Brown described audience, as examples of domestic violence vic- how "it takes each of us tims as sharing in com- to make a difference." mon the hope that their fely & Comfortably Heat 400 To 1000 Sq. Ft. For Pennies A Day With And Energy Saving MONTH AFTER MONTH WITH NEW INFRARED HEATING SYSTEM AS SEEN AND HEARD ON POPULAR RADIO & TV SHOWS , Single :cane 1000 square feet. y heat up to , The unit can generate 1500 Watts or 1000 Watts at the touch of a switch. , Ambient air temperature passing through the unit is efficiently and safely increased by approximately 115 degrees. Stylish oak cabinet with high quality casters for easy movement. . Produces no harmful pollutants. Uses safe electricity not gas or oil. . Does not remove humidity from the air. . Safe for children and pets. . Filters the air. TM. , OPTI-SWITCH Choose high or low heat setting. . Cut cost on your heating bill even more on low setting. . Remote Controlled Thermostat. , Digital Display. Take right side. % )ii! EB mm as 1 (In the Cascade Room) 6710 Smokey Point Blvd. Arlington, WA Exit 206 off I-5, go east on 172nd St. N.E./531. Turn on Smokey Point Blvd. Hotel is located on right * BR 1000