Salmon Creek -- A new Goddard School celebrated its grand opening on Oct. 6. Goddard is a popular national preschool chain, based in King of Prussia, Pa. Children enjoyed face painting, a scavenger hunt, story time, crafts, refreshments and more. There was also a ribbon cutting on Oct. 3, and the school made a $100 donation to nonprofit Toys for Tots. Michelle Solari is the owner and Selena Deer is director of education at this Goddard School, located at 13201 N.E. 27th Ave. -- near Legacy Salmon Creek hospital and the junction of Highway 99 and I-205. Visit goddardschool.com/Schools/Salmon-Creek-WA/schools.gspx to learn more.