Jenna VanHoof

Jenna posted 6 stories to Courier-Herald.
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Leaving home stirs range of emotions | Reflections from Jenna VanHoof

Know the feeling in your stomach when you do not want to go on the roller coaster with the big drop and upside down twist at the county fair? Or somewhere scary when you were young? Or maybe even now, who knows. That is the feeling I got when moving out. Just plain nervous and scared.

  • Jan 15th, 2014 1:35am

Growing up is hard to do | Reflections by Jenna

Do you know the feeling in your stomach when you do not want to go on that roller coaster with the big drop and upside down twist in the county fair? Or somewhere scary when you were young? Or maybe even now, who knows. That is the feeling I got when moving out. Just plain nervous and scared.

  • Jan 13th, 2014 11:09pm

Enumclaw among charter hopefuls | Jerry Cornfield

We learned last week where Washington’s first charter schools may open in 2014 and who may operate them.

  • Nov 7th, 2013 10:28pm

A brief history of Halloween | Reflections by Jenna

Candy, jack-o-lanterns, and downtown Enumclaw’s trick or treating on Cole Street. Little kids dress up as goblins, witches, vampires, and ghouls with smiles on their faces and the store owners dress up to give out candy. They say the usual “Happy Halloween” and “Don’t you look scary” or sometimes “Cute!” for the little princesses. Where did this holiday originate from? Who started it?

  • Oct 29th, 2013 6:42pm

Music is a light in the darkness | Reflections by Jenna

Hear that beat? Feel it in your soul. Hear that rhythm? Feel it in your heart. That is a song that your heart and soul knows. A song that evokes a memory inside you. Maybe from your childhood or teen years, but wherever it comes from, it connects with you.

  • Sep 24th, 2013 5:25pm

Moms helped moms at Enumclaw City Hall session

Kim Lauk hosted a community event Friday called “Mommy’s Helping Mommy’s” for expecting, newly nursing and mothers of all kinds.

  • Aug 5th, 2013 8:33pm