Eastside spotlight: Overlake School

Location/district: Redmond/private

Mascot: Owls

School colors: Green and gold

Enrollment: 473 (grades 5-12)

League/Class: Emerald City/1A

When it opened: 1967

Biggest rival: University Prep

Notable alumni: Carrie Brownstein, guitarist for rock band Sleater-Kinney; Jenny Krug-Worthing, associate producer for the movies "Coyote Ugly" and "Remember the Titans"; Justin Wadsworth, U.S. cross-country ski champion, three-time Olympian; Tom Hughes, co-founder of PhotoDisc Inc.; Roger Scheumann, founder/owner of Quartermaine Coffee Roasters; Mindy Morrison, former producer for "Oprah" television show; Jim Berry, Fulbright Scholarship award winner; Kristin Kramer, director of dressy foundations for Victoria's Secret; Peggy Bigelow, co-founder/co-owner of JM Cellars winery.

Last state championship: 2002 (girls golf)

Bet you didn't know: Students follow the "stick your neck out" motto of former headmaster Dean Palmer. ... Overlake is building a school in Cambodia that is scheduled for completion in February.

Outtake from school cheer: "Nocturnal birds of prey, hey!"

Web site: www.overlake.org