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    May 1, 2015 • Seaside Signal • seasidesignal.com • 3A
Students seek to fashion a positive impact
Seniors host Couture For Change event to raise
money for local chapter of the Assistance League
Salon and Spa provided a
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one model. The convention
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cost was covered by private
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professional photographer
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the entertainment coordi-
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they thought big to pull
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the students learned a lot
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By Katherine Lacaze
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Five
Seaside
High
School seniors wanted to
make a difference in the
community through their
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so they constructed a game
plan to accomplish that goal
by using fashion to provide
local in-need children with
clothing.
After months of plan-
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a fashion show and silent
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the Seaside Civic and Con-
vention Center on April
16. The proceeds from the
event went to the Assis-
tance League of the Colum-
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National Assistance League
with programs that primari-
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recipient but settled on the
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for helping children.
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the high school modeled
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Seaside High School seniors Brooke Laws, Madi Wirkkala, Kaylea Roberson, Whitney Anderson and Whitney McQuilliams were
the creative minds and driving force behind Couture For Change, a fashion show and silent auction fundraiser for the Assis-
tance League of the Columbia Pacific. The girls put on the event for their senior Pacifica Project and raised about $1,780.
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300 songs to make the ap-
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also modeled for the fashion
show. She watched several
videos online to get inspi-
ration for her runway walk
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it was evident in the person-
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catwalk.
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served as the fashion show
coordinator and Kaylea
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tion to providing for those
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girls also listed animal cru-
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disability awareness and
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as some of the issues they
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that would make everyone be
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School district mulls over proposed
$21.03 million budget for 2015-16 year
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The Seaside School Dis-
trict has started its budget pro-
cess for the 2015-16 school
year and is looking to increase
compensation for all employ-
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implement a full-time kinder-
garten program and add two
special education positions if
adequate funds are available.
The budget committee
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before the Seaside School
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meeting and elected Michelle
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committee includes the other
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members that were appointed
by the board.
The district’s overall bud-
get for 2015-16 as proposed is

The proposed budget for
the general fund includes an
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general fund covers all oper-
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revenue for that fund comes
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ditures from the general fund
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for associated payroll costs;
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vices; 5 percent for supplies
and materials; 1 percent for
capital outlay and 6 percent for
other items and transfers. The
district has budgeted a 2.25
percent wage increase for all
employees with steps when
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the district’s business manager.
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goal is to maintain an ending
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The budget committee is
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the budget. The board then
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phase-in plan includes a soft
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schools will have the program.
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