Matsunaga Elementary and Longview School Dedicate New Facility

April 30, 2002
The dedication of Spark Matsunaga Elementary School and Longview School will be held on Sunday, May 5. The dedication ceremony is from 2:00 until 3:00 p.m., followed by community events from 3:00 until 5:00 p.m.

Scheduled speakers include Senator Matt Matsunaga, Secretary of Transportation Norman Mineta, and other local, state and federal officials.

Community events include:

§ 3:00 until 5:00 p.m. - Moonbounce, face painting and other activities, and food outside.
§ 3:15 p.m. - The Washington Toho Koto Society presents Japanese koto music.
§ 4:30 p.m. - The first running of the Matsunaga Mile. A course will be set up to guide participants through some awe-inspiring trivia about Spark Matsunaga.

Students have raised $2,100 towards a time capsule that will be on display in the Media Center for the next 20 years. A time clock will display the count down for students to observe over the 20-year period. All Matsunaga and Longview students have written work for inclusion in the time capsule. Letters from their families also will be in the capsule.

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