Education

Eat at Red Onion Burgers Tuesday and help summer foreign student exchange program

Eat at Red Onion Burgers Tuesday and help summer foreign student exchange program

Dine at Red Onion Burgers in Mountlake Terrace from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 5 and benefit the summer student exchange program between Edmonds and Hekinan, Japan. The Edmonds Sister City Commission will receive 20 percent of all sales,100 percent of tips and 50 percent of credit card tips during the “Dining for Dollars” evening. Eight students representing several local schools will be serving as exc... »

Public invited to review school district’s English, AP chemistry materials

Public invited to review school district’s English, AP chemistry materials

Edmonds School District Review teams, comprised of teachers, administrators and district staff, have finished the first phase in the selection of new English Language Arts and AP Chemistry materials for the district’s middle and high schools. The community is invited to review and give feedback on the programs moving forward in the adoption process during an opoen house on May 11. The public... »

Scene at Mountlake Terrace High School: Car washes, blood drive, pirates and bazaar

Scene at Mountlake Terrace High School: Car washes, blood drive, pirates and bazaar

Mountlake Terrace High School was bustling with activity Saturday as the Sport, Health and Wellness Fair and Spring Bazaar was in full swing. The event goes until 3 p.m. You can get your car washed, test drive a new Ford vehicle, grab some hamburgers and hot dogs, have a photo taken with a Pirate, give blood, and do some shopping. »

Mountlake Terrace High School’s Students of the Month: Emily Davidson and Brandon Park

Mountlake Terrace High School’s Students of the Month: Emily Davidson and Brandon Park

Mountlake Terrace High School’s Students of the Month for April are Emily Davidson and Brandon Park. Student Name: Emily Davidson Mother’s Name: Jennifer Davidson Father’s Name: Scott Davidson GPA: 3.85 Clubs & Activities: Drama Club President; Theater Sports Captain; Dance Lessons (Tap, Ballet, Jazz); Voice Lessons Honors: Four Star Honors Thespian; National Honors Society S... »

Early indications are that Edmonds School District has slighly higher refusal numbers than previous years for Smarter Balance Assessment

Early indications are that Edmonds School District has slighly higher refusal numbers than previous years for Smarter Balance Assessment

While some school districts in the state have reported a high level of parent refusals for the Smarter Balance Assessment, the refusal numbers appear to be slightly higher than previous years for students in the Edmonds School District. The district provided an update on how the Smarter Balance Assessment (SBA), a new state assessment on English Language Arts and Mathematics, was being received by... »

Edmonds District School Board approves crumb rubber turf field for Edmonds Stadium renovation project

Edmonds District School Board approves crumb rubber turf field for Edmonds Stadium renovation project

The Edmonds School District Board of Directors voted Tuesday to use the crumb rubber/recycled tires infill option for artificial turf as part of a package that replaces the synthetic field, resurfaces the track and installs new lighting at Edmonds District Stadium. A motion to substitute Nike Grind in place of the crumb rubber/recycled tires failed with only Board Member April Nowak voting in favo... »

Brier Elementary celebrates 50 years; birthday celebration set for May 31

Brier Elementary celebrates 50 years; birthday celebration set for May 31

The Brier PTA is hosting a 50th anniversary celebration for Brier Elementary School on May 31. The birthday celebration will be at 12:30 p.m. at the school, 3625 232nd St. SW., Brier. The community, including current and past students, teachers, families and friends are invited to participate in the planned activities. The day will begin with a short program in the gym and then move to the field f... »

Edmonds School District’s final Community Budget meeting set for Wednesday at Mountlake Terrace High School

Edmonds School District’s final Community Budget meeting set for Wednesday at Mountlake Terrace High School

Edmonds School District Superintendent Nick Brossoit will be hosting the final Community Budget meeting to discuss the budget process for the 2015-16 school year at 4 p.m., Wednesday, April 29 at the Mountlake Terrace High School Theater. Hear about where the District’s Strategic Work Groups recommend the district uses any additional state funding. Wednesday, April 29 at 4 p.m. at Mountlake Terrac... »

Happening nearby: DeVry University to close its Lynnwood campus by end of year

Happening nearby: DeVry University to close its Lynnwood campus by end of year

DeVry University, a for-profit career school, announced Thursday that it plans to close its Lynnwood campus by the end of the year. The school’s parent company, DeVry Education Group, announced Thursday that it was taking steps to reduce costs in the face of declining enrollment. Nationwide, total undergraduate enrollment at DeVry was down 15 percent in the first quarter of 2015 compared to ... »

Edmonds School District hosts resource night for families of students with special needs on Thursday, April 23

Edmonds School District hosts resource night for families of students with special needs on Thursday, April 23

The Edmonds School District is hosting a resource night for families of students with special needs on Thursday, April 23 at the Educational Service Center/main district office. When your sons and daughters with special needs transition from high school to adult life, it brings a new set of opportunities and challenges. As a parent, it can be a confusing and overwhelming time. Come learn how the E... »

Reminder: Edmonds School District schedules final two Community Budget meeting on April 22, 29

Reminder: Edmonds School District schedules final two Community Budget meeting on April 22, 29

Edmonds School District Superintendent Nick Brossoit will be hosting a Community Budget meeting to discuss the budget process for the 2015-16 school year at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 22 at the Edmonds-Woodway High School Theater and at 4 p.m., April 29 at the Mountlake Terrace High School Theater. Hear about where the District’s Strategic Work Groups recommend the district uses any additional state... »

Mountlake Terrace High School’s Hawkeye collects 14 awards at national journalism convention

Mountlake Terrace High School’s Hawkeye collects 14 awards at national journalism convention

Mountlake Terrace High School’s Hawkeye newspaper won 14 awards at the Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association spring convention in Denver. The Hawkeye staff accepted one of just seven First Amendment Press Freedom Awards granted in the country. Hawkeye Editor-in-Chief Nick Fiorillo – who last month was named the state’s journalist of the year – was named... »

Edmonds School Board hears from turf field supporters, opponents

Edmonds School Board hears from turf field supporters, opponents

Supporters and opponents of the Edmonds School District’s plans to install artificial turf fields at the former Woodway High School campus pleaded their cases to the School Board of Directors at Tuesday’s meeting. Those who spoke in favor of the fields included two high school athletes, a high school football coach, two high school athletic directors, the Edmonds School District athletic director ... »

Mountlake Terrace High and Terrace Park Challenge Program among four Edmonds District schools to receive Washington Achievement Awards

Mountlake Terrace High and Terrace Park Challenge Program among four Edmonds District schools to receive Washington Achievement Awards

Four Edmonds School District schools are recognized with 2014 Washington Achievement Awards, which honor the top performing schools in the state. The schools are: Lynnwood High, Mountlake Terrace High, Sherwood Elementary and the Challenge Program at Terrace Park School. “We are proud of the consistent growth we see in all our schools,” Superintendent Nick Brossoit said. “The achievement awards ar... »

Next Edmonds School District Superintendent’s Roundtable April 15

Next Edmonds School District Superintendent’s Roundtable April 15

Join the Edmonds School District on Wednesday, April 15 for its next Superintendent’s Roundtable, which runs from noon to 1 p.m. in the Boardrooms of the Educational Services Center, 20420 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood. The topic: Human Resources and Professional Development Presenters are Debby Carter, Executive Director, Human Resources; Kirk Barney, Director, Classified Staff and Roger Jordan, D... »

Master Builders Association offering scholarships for students enrolled in construction programs

Master Builders Association offering scholarships for students enrolled in construction programs

The Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties is offering $30,000 in scholarship funds to college/trade/technical school students of sophomore to senior status enrolled in residential construction-related programs. The application deadline is April 30, 2015. The Master Builders Association offers scholarships to students seeking education related to the home building industry, and... »

Time to nominate favorite teacher for Ivar’s Teacher of Year contest

Time to nominate favorite teacher for Ivar’s Teacher of Year contest

Ivar’s and Kidd Valley are calling on all kindergarten through eighth graders to nominate their favorite teacher for a chance to take home the 2015 Teacher of the Year honors. Two well-deserving educators will be selected as grand prize recipients to bring home a $500 gift card for classroom supplies, a commemorative plaque and the official title of either Ivar’s Teacher of the Year or Kidd Valley... »

Learn how to become a School Board Member at April 14 workshop

Learn how to become a School Board Member at April 14 workshop

The Washington State School Directors Association is holding a workshop on how to become a School Board Member on Tuesday, April 14 in the Board Room at the Marysville School District. Edmonds School District Board Member Kory DeMun (Distirct 1) announced he will not be running for reelection. Board Members Gary Noble (District 4), April Nowak (District 4) and Board President Diana White (District... »

Edmonds Community College to hold Public Hearing on conduct codes, nondiscrimination and harassment policy on Friday

Edmonds Community College to hold Public Hearing on conduct codes, nondiscrimination and harassment policy on Friday

Edmonds Community College will hold a Public Hearing regarding a proposed rule replacement for the student code of conduct hearing procedures and nondiscrimination and harassment policy. The Public Hearing is scheduled for 11 a. m.-1 p.m., Friday April 10 in the Clearview Building, room 121 on the Edmonds Community College campus, 7030 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. Public comments are invited on the pro... »

Mountlake Terrace High School’s Students of the Month for March: Collin Rhodes, Maddie Dellinger

Mountlake Terrace High School’s Students of the Month for March: Collin Rhodes, Maddie Dellinger

Mountlake Terrace High School’s Students of the Month for March are Collin Rhodes and Maddie Dellinger. Student Name: Collin Rhodes Mother’s Name: Ruth Rhodes Father’s Name: Craig Rhodes GPA: 3.959 Clubs & Activities: I was on the Mountlake Terrace boys’ tennis team all four years of high school. I also was the bass player in the rhythm section of the Mountlake Terrace Jazz E... »

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