Education

Kindergarten registration resumes this week

Kindergarten registration resumes this week

Parents who have children who will by 5 years old by Aug. 31 are invited to register for fall 2014 kindergarten. Registration resumes this week for all grades. To register: Find Your Neighborhood School: visit the District website and click on the link to the Neighborhood School/Bus Finder and enter your student’s grade level and address information.   Bring Required Document to Register: a. ... »

Students with medical conditions need to drop off medication/treatment orders and supplies by Aug. 19

Students with medical conditions need to drop off medication/treatment orders and supplies by Aug. 19

The Edmonds School District advises parents that in order for students with medical conditions to start school next year on the first day, parents will need to drop off medication, treatment orders and supplies by Aug 19. Supplies can still be dropped off after Aug. 19, but it won’t be guaranteed that the student can start on the first day. Nurses will work very hard up until Labor Day Weekend pre... »

Mountlake Terrace High School Class of 1989 reunion coming Aug. 22

Mountlake Terrace High School Class of 1989 reunion coming Aug. 22

Mountlake Terrace High School’s Class of 1989 is having its 25th year reunion on Aug. 22. Here is the schedule of events: Friday, Aug. 22 – Meet & Greet at Paradise Billiards in Lynnwood, starts at 8 p.m.  The bar, dance floor, DJ and space have been rented for the reunion. Food will be served. Saturday, Aug. 23 – Family Fun Day at Brier Park in Brier, starts at 11 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m... »

Mountlake Terrace High School’s ‘All Sports Night’ scheduled for Monday, Aug. 18

Mountlake Terrace High School’s ‘All Sports Night’ scheduled for Monday, Aug. 18

Mountlake Terrace High School has scheduled its “All Sports Night” from 6-8 p.m., Monday, Aug. 18. Students and parents can turn in Athletic Clearance and Forms Packet, which is available for download on the Edmonds School District and Mountlake Terrace High School websites under About Us > Frequently Requested Forms. All athletes must complete the Sports/Athletic Clearance Paperwor... »

Happening nearby: Charter College hosting free Open Houses and blood pressure screenings

Happening nearby: Charter College hosting free Open Houses and blood pressure screenings

Charter College will be hosting an Open House on Thursday, Aug. 14 to celebrate the opening of its Pharmacy Tech lab on the Lynnwood campus. From 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., members of the community are welcome to visit the campuses in Lynnwood (19401 40th Avenue West, Suite 400) for tours and free blood pressure screenings. There will also be demonstrations from instructors and students in the pharmacy te... »

Mountlake Terrace Business Association raising funds for ‘Backpacks for Little Hawks’

Mountlake Terrace Business Association raising funds for ‘Backpacks for Little Hawks’

The Mountlake Terrace Business Association is raising funds for its “Backpacks for Little Hawks” program. The purpose of the program is to provide backpacks and school supplies to the families in need in the Edmonds School District. The recipients will be kids attending Mountlake Terrace Elementary and Cedar Way Elementary. In the past five years “Backpacks for Little Hawks” program has been a big... »

Apply for STEM scholarships for Edmonds Community College

Apply for STEM scholarships for Edmonds Community College

Edmonds Community College will be awarding approximately 15 one-year scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year to low-income, educationally talented, and disadvantaged students studying science, technology, engineering, or math. First consideration for scholarships applications is Sept. 1; however, applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through Sept. 29. The funding for the scholarships... »

Updated: Congratulations to the grads

Updated: Congratulations to the grads

Three local students have been awarded Bachelor of Arts degrees from Whitworth University. Evan Nebel earned a Bachelor of Arts, History and graduated Magna Cum Laude. Ryan McCormick earned Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training. Ciara Rink graduated with a double major in Athletic Training and Kinesiology and a minor in psychology. Located in Spokane, Wash., Whitworth is a private liberal arts ... »

District to replace synthetic turf at Edmonds Stadium, Mountlake Terrace and Meadowdale high schools

District to replace synthetic turf at Edmonds Stadium, Mountlake Terrace and Meadowdale high schools

The Edmonds School District is moving ahead with plans to replace the synthetic turf at Edmonds Stadium, Mountlake Terrace High School and Meadowdale High School. The School Board unanimously approved a preliminary budget of $300,000 for the replacement and authorized the District to hire DA Hogan for consultant services for the project. District voters approved funding for these projects in the 2... »

10 Edmonds School District elementary schools gearing up for kindergartners in August

10 Edmonds School District elementary schools gearing up for kindergartners in August

Ten Edmonds School District elementary schools will be offering Jump Start, a pre-kindergarten program held in August for children preparing to enter kindergarten in September. This free program is open to all incoming District kindergarten students. Children will experience typical kindergarten classroom activities, tour the school campus and experience outdoor play on the school playground. This... »

Edmonds School District’s Summer Meals Program starts Monday, July 7

Edmonds School District’s Summer Meals Program starts Monday, July 7

The Edmonds School District’s Summer Meals Program for Kids is scheduled to start Monday, July 7 at Cedar Valley Community School, Alderwood Middle School, Edmonds-Woodway High School and Meadowdale High School. Meals will be made available at no charge to all youth, ages one through 18. No sign up is needed. Kids just need to show up and enjoy a lunch available Mondays through Fridays, except as ... »

Mountlake Terrace High, Brier Terrace Middle students finish strong at national technology conference

Mountlake Terrace High, Brier Terrace Middle students finish strong at national technology conference

  Mountlake Terrace High and Brier Terrace Middle students just returned from competing at the 37th annual Technology Student Association Conference in Washington D.C.  The Brier Terrace Middle School team of Ryan Coffman, Brandon Elias and Marika Jamtaas made the semi-finals in Leadership Strategies and the team of Ryan Coffman, Brandon Elias, and Jake Peters finished seventh in Inventions a... »

Edmonds School Board approves 2014-15 academic calendar

At its June 24 meeting, the Edmonds School District Board of Directors gave its final approval to the 2014-2015 school year calendar, a schedule that will include four more district-wide half-days than the 2013-2014 school year. The first day of classes in the 2014-2015 school year will be Wednesday, Sept. 3; the school year is scheduled to be finished on Wednesday, June 17, 2015. The school year ... »

Edmonds School District considering moving up completion date for new Lynndale Elementary School

Edmonds School District considering moving up completion date for new Lynndale Elementary School

The Edmonds School District is considering pushing up the timetable for the completion of the new Lynndale Elementary School by utilizing the former Woodway Elementary School. Under the original plan, Lynndale Elementary was scheduled to be completed in September of 2018. In an idea brought before the School Board on Tuesday, the District proposed moving up the completion of Lynndale Elementary to... »

Public elementary school parents should expect report cards in the mail this year

For years, middle and high school families within the Edmonds School District have received student report cards in the mail approximately a week after the school year has concluded. It has been an efficient method, district officials stated, allowing teaching staff to complete grading up through the last day of the school year and ensuring all students’ completed assignments are included in the f... »

Congrats to Mountlake Terrace High class of 2014!

Congrats to Mountlake Terrace High class of 2014!

Sunny skies turned into a downpour at Edmonds School District stadium Thursday evening, but it didn’t dampen the joy of the Mountlake Terrace graduates and their families attending commencement festivities. David Carlos was there to capture the action. »

Edmonds School Board votes to drop senior project requirement

Starting next fall, students in the Edmonds School District no longer will have to complete a senior project in order to graduate high school. At Tuesday’s School Board meeting, the Directors unanimously voted to support a recommendation from the Culminating Project Committee that the District drop the senior project graduation requirement. The board will formally take action on the issue in July ... »

Edmonds Public Schools & Alumni Foundation awards $63,000 in scholarships to 36 graduating seniors

Edmonds Public Schools & Alumni Foundation awards $63,000 in scholarships to 36 graduating seniors

The Edmonds Public Schools & Alumni Foundation has awarded $63,000 in scholarships to 36 graduating seniors in the Edmonds School District. According to a district announcement, the foundation receives generous funding from The Hazel Miller Foundation and District alumni. Included in the awards are two $5,000 and 11 $2,000 Hazel & Morris Miller Scholarships; one Lenovo Thinkpad; and 23 alu... »

Public invited to provide input on Edmonds School District’s Strategic Direction at Tuesday, June 3 meeting

Public invited to provide input on Edmonds School District’s Strategic Direction at Tuesday, June 3 meeting

The Edmonds School District is inviting the public to provide feedback on the district’s Stratetic Direction during a community meeting at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 3 at Cedar Valley Community School in Lynnwood. During the 2013-14 school year, the Edmonds School District has engaged students, staff, families, partners and the broader community in its Strategic Direction. Highlights of the results ... »

Edmonds School District offering summer school music, academic programs

Edmonds School District offering summer school music, academic programs

The Edmonds School District is offering three distinct summer school programs during between late June and mid-August, including Summer Music School to be held at Mountlake Terrace High School. Summer Music School Summer Music School, for students entering grades 6-12, will run from June 23 to July 11. Other summer school options are the Secondary Summer School July 7 through July 31 at Meadowdale... »

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