Education

Glee singer and guitarist Derik Nelson to perform at Mountlake Terrace High School on Oct. 10

Glee singer and guitarist Derik Nelson to perform at Mountlake Terrace High School on Oct. 10

Glee singer and guitarist Derik Nelson performs his high-powered full-band pop/rock concert on Friday, Oct. 10, at Mountlake Terrace High School. The 8:30 p.m. show is open to all ages and will feature 90 minutes of pop and rock music with a mix of covers and original songs. There will be no intermission. A portion of the ticket sales goes directly to Mountlake Terrace High School to benefit the s... »

Community comes out to ‘Celebrate Schools!’, support Foundation for Edmonds School District

Community comes out to ‘Celebrate Schools!’, support Foundation for Edmonds School District

Students, parents, teachers, employees and other supporters of the Edmonds School District turned out in large numbers Saturday morning for the sixth annual Celebrate Schools! 5k Run/Walk at Alderwood Mall in Lynnwood. The day started off with a Children’s Fun Run, which was won by Will Konings, 7, of Hilltop Elementary School. The overall winner of the 5k Run was Chris Kratz, a 2007 graduat... »

Rotary Club of Alderwood-Terrace recognizes top high school musician

Rotary Club of Alderwood-Terrace recognizes top high school musician

Lynnwood High School’s Kaelyn Stanton was awarded the 2014 Pelland Trumpet during a presentation at Friday’s Rotary Club of Alderwood-Terrace Friday morning at Swedish Edmonds. The award recognizes exceptional talent in a young trumpet player. The Pelland Trumpet is a performance-level a Bach Stradivarius instrument donated to the Music4Life program by Micaela Pelland of Lake Forest Pa... »

Register for sixth annual Celebrate Schools! 5k Run/Walk

Register for sixth annual Celebrate Schools! 5k Run/Walk

Time is running out to preregister for the sixth annual Celebrate Schools! 5k Run/Walk. The event, which benefits the Foundation for Edmonds School District, is set for Saturday, Oct. 4 at the Alderwood Mall. Registration is $25 for adults, until Oct. 2 when it goes up to $35. Youth, ages 13-18, are $15 and kids, 0-12 are $5. Register online at: foundationesd.org. The schedule for Oct. 4 is: 7 a.m... »

Sen. McAuliffe discusses state education funding crisis

Sen. McAuliffe discusses state education funding crisis

The Mountlake Terrace Hawkeye recently sat down with State Senator Rosemary McAuliffe (1st Legislative District) to talk about the current education funding crisis in Washington state. McAuliffe is a ranking member on the Senate Early Education and K-12 Education Committee and is a member of the Senate Higher Education Committee. McAuliffe spoke on several topics in education including the McClear... »

Edmonds School District receives Healthy Communities Award for student health and wellness initiative

Edmonds School District receives Healthy Communities Award for student health and wellness initiative

The Edmonds School District was recognized as being a leader in its efforts to improve the health of students. Snohomish Health District Director and Health Officer Dr. Gary Goldbaum presented the District with a Healthy Communities Award for its leadership in the area of student health and wellness during Tuesday night’s Board of Directors meeting. “The Edmonds School District has really been a l... »

Mountlake Terrace seniors’ last chance for Yearbook photo is Monday, Sept. 29

Mountlake Terrace seniors’ last chance for Yearbook photo is Monday, Sept. 29

Seniors who would like to have a photo in the yearbook and who have not yet had a photo session have one last opportunity on Monday, Sept. 29. The photographer will be on campus from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Students Students should go to room 108 to schedule their appointment.     »

Edmonds School Board to honor champion of food program for homeless students during Tuesday, Sept. 23 meeting

Edmonds School Board to honor champion of food program for homeless students during Tuesday, Sept. 23 meeting

An Edmonds School District employee who championed a longstanding grassroots effort to feed students will be honored by the School Board during its Tuesday, Sept. 23 meeting. Leanne Brisbois did more than schedule students buses; she worked tirelessly to ensure District students in transitional housing or homeless were being fed. Fed on rides to and from school and provided with easy to prepare it... »

Surplus laptops available to low income students

Surplus laptops available to low income students

The Edmonds School District has a surplus of used but operable laptop computers available to low income students. The computers are no longer in service and have been replaced as part of the District’s technology equipment replacement cycle. These surplus computers are being provided to eligible District students, at no cost, based on income level. Students are automatically eligible for a l... »

Edmonds School District seeks input on electronic report cards

Edmonds School District seeks input on electronic report cards

In an effort to more efficiently and cost effectively have all student report cards across all grades reach families, the Edmonds School District is considering providing them electronically. In June, the District provided K-12 report cards by postal mail and for the first time, on Skyward Family Access. The District is surveying kindergarten through grade 12 families through Sept. 18 to determine... »

Learn more about Edmonds School District’s new Strategic Direction at Superintendent’s Roundtable on Wednesday, Sept. 17

Learn more about Edmonds School District’s new Strategic Direction at Superintendent’s Roundtable on Wednesday, Sept. 17

The Edmonds School District’s new Strategic Direction is the topic at the Superintendent’s Roundtable on Wednesday, Sept. 17 at the Educational Services Center. The District has drafted key indicators for measuring success on its Strategic Direction. The public is invited to help set the District’s measure of success by bringing its input and ideas. The roundtable is from noon-1 ... »

Edmonds School District enrollment numbers up from projections

Edmonds School District enrollment numbers up from projections

The overall enrollment numbers are up for the Edmonds School District. Monday was the fourth day of school and the official count day for September. Executive Director of Business and Operations Stewart Myhre noted that the District is projected to have an average full-time enrollment (FTE) of about 18,445 students, which is 78 students above last spring’s projection of 18,367. The numbers transla... »

Kids can ‘Read with Rover’ on Sept. 20

Kids can ‘Read with Rover’ on Sept. 20

The Mountlake Terrace Library is again hosting the popular Reading with Rover program on Sept. 20. Kids can stop by to read aloud to loving canine listeners from 11 a.m.-noon. Reading with Rover, helps kids strengthen reading skills and improve reading confidence. Pre-readers and independent readers are welcome. The program is supported by Reading with Rover and Pet Partners.   »

Brossoit: Supreme Court justices ‘clearly upset’ about state’s noncompliance with education funding mandate

Brossoit: Supreme Court justices ‘clearly upset’ about state’s noncompliance with education funding mandate

Justices from the state’s top court sharply questioned an attorney representing the Legislature on Wednesday over why lawmakers shouldn’t be held in contempt for not providing a plan to adequately fund Washington’s public schools, our online news partner The Seattle Times reported. Also attending the 50-minute session was Edmonds School District Superintendent Nick Brossoit, who told MLTnews follo... »

Schools need nursing plans for students with life-threatening health conditions

Schools need nursing plans for students with life-threatening health conditions

The Edmonds School District reminds parents that children with life-threatening conditions such as severe bee sting or severe food allergies, severe asthma, diabetes, severe seizure, or other at-risk conditions are required to have the following in place before they can begin school: - A nursing plan; (This will be written by the school nurse.) – A medication or treatment order, if appropria... »

Commentary: Building a better robot, or how NCLB is failing our students

Commentary: Building a better robot, or how NCLB is failing our students

Students at Mountlake Terrace High School know how to innovate. The robots they build, wings they design and medical research they conduct are clear markers of successful students and teachers. When I visited the high school last spring, students not only schooled me in robotics and aerodynamics, they presented their ideas to me clearly and effectively. The projects these students engage in during... »

Register for Edmonds Community College Foundation’s 24th annual Golf Classic

Register for Edmonds Community College Foundation’s 24th annual Golf Classic

The 24th Annual Edmonds Community College Foundation’s Golf Classic is set for Sept. 8 at the Bear Creek Country Club. Join community members, alumni, parents, board members, corporations and other friends of the college for a day of golfing. Make a difference in the lives of the students, faculty, staff, and community at Edmonds Community College. Last year, more than $60,000 was raised at the Fo... »

Alderwood/Terrace Rotary Community Homework Center needs adult and student volunteers

Alderwood/Terrace Rotary Community Homework Center needs adult and student volunteers

The Alderwood-Terrace Rotary Community Homework Center is looking for adult and high school student volunteers for the upcoming school year. The Center will be reopening on Sept. 16. The Center provides: Tutoring help with homework and access to the Internet Fun and educational games Support for parents and families Rental of musical instruments School supplies and backpacks English classes for ad... »

Support the Mountlake Terrace High School Band by dropping by Red Onion Burgers on Tuesday, Aug. 26

Support the Mountlake Terrace High School Band by dropping by Red Onion Burgers on Tuesday, Aug. 26

You can help support the Mountlake Terrace High School Band by eating at Red Onion Burgers from 5-8 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 26. Red Onion Burgers will contribute 20 percent of its sales, 50 percent of its credit card tips and 100 percent of its cash tips to the Mountlake Terrace High School Band as part of its Dining for Dollars program.      »

Parents of incoming Mountlake Terrace High School ninth graders invited to orientation meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 27

Parents of incoming Mountlake Terrace High School ninth graders invited to orientation meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 27

While their children are enjoying Link Crew Night, parents of incoming ninth graders at Mountlake Terrace High School are invited to attend an Orientation meeting at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 27 at the high school. Principal Greg Schwab and Counselors will provide parents with some very important tips to help their student navigate their way through their first year, as well as information about hig... »

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