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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... »

State auditor: Edmonds School District custodians reported $11,000 in unearned overtime

State auditor: Edmonds School District custodians reported $11,000 in unearned overtime

The Edmonds School District plans to seek recovery of almost $11,000 from two former custodians, who misappropriated money by reporting unearned overtime on their payroll slips from 2008-2013. A Washington State Auditor Office Fraud Investigation Report, released Monday, May 19, detailed the background and results of the investigation. The report also described the weaknesses in internal controls ... »

Changes in food and beverages at schools to be discussed at Superintendent’s Roundtable Wednesday

Changes in food and beverages at schools to be discussed at Superintendent’s Roundtable Wednesday

The topic of this Wednesday’s Edmonds School District’s Superintendent’s Roundtable is the upcoming changes in what foods and beverages can be sold to students during the school day. Representatives from the District’s Wellness Committee will be on hand to discuss: Smart snacks in vending machines and student stores Fundraising involving sale of food and beverages A la Carte school meals Physical ... »

School board approves project to upgrade former Woodway HS athletic fields

School board approves project to upgrade former Woodway HS athletic fields

A project to improve the athletic fields at the former Woodway High School that has been in the planning stages for more than seven years got the green light from the Edmonds School District Board at Tuesday’s meeting. The board unanimously approved a project and preliminary budget for Phase 1 of the project and a consultant selection and agreement with DA Hogan for design of athletic field improv... »

New school board member Nowak dives right in at Tuesday board meeting

New school board member Nowak dives right in at Tuesday board meeting

April Nowak, the Edmonds School District Board’s newest director, dove right into action at Tuesday’s meeting after being sworn in by School Board President Diana White at the start of the meeting. During a discussion of how surplus computers were going to be used, Nowak asked if the district had considered allowing students who don’t have computers at home to check them out for the year. The dist... »

Edmonds School Board swears in Director April Nowak

Edmonds School Board swears in Director April Nowak

The Edmonds School District Board swore in and welcomed its newest Director during its regular meeting Tuesday, May 13. April Nowak is an Edmonds resident with four children; three currently in the Edmonds School District. “On behalf of the Board of Directors and the Edmonds School District community, we welcome April to her new role and appreciate the extensive knowledge in policy issues and budg... »

Boeing offering Family STEM Night at MLT Elementary School May 28

Boeing offering Family STEM Night at MLT Elementary School May 28

Boeing is offering a free, two-hour Family STEM Night program on Wednesday, May 28, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Mountlake Terrace Elementary School to a limited number of families who sign up for the event. Families will have an opportunity to work as a team to solve real-world math problems, design and build products, and troubleshoot issues during the two-hour session. The event will be led by volunteers ... »

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