Education

Frog Lady entertains and educates at Mountlake Terrace Library

Frog Lady entertains and educates at Mountlake Terrace Library

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Edmonds School District Director of Career and Technical Education wins VIP award

Edmonds School District Director of Career and Technical Education wins VIP award

Mark Madison, Director of Career and Technical Education, won the 2014 Career and Technical Education (CTE) VIP Award, which is granted to a person who has made significant contributions to the world of CTE as viewed by Washington WAVA, an association of Career & Technical Education Administrators. He received the award at WAVA Fall Conference 2014. »

Mountlake Terrace High School students’ artwork to adorn Governor’s Holiday Tree

Mountlake Terrace High School students’ artwork to adorn Governor’s Holiday Tree

Students in Mountlake Terrace High’s Jewelry and Metal Class with Teacher Mark Walkers were selected to provide ornaments for the Governor’s holiday tree. They sent a collection of glass birds. Check out the photos of what they sent to Olympia here.   »

Dec. 6 benefit concert to raise funds for the Foundation for Edmonds School District

Dec. 6 benefit concert to raise funds for the Foundation for Edmonds School District

North Sound Church presents Christmas in Edmonds, featuring the Mosaic Arts Northwest Choir and Orchestra, on Saturday, Dec. 6 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave. N. The concert is a benefit for the Foundation for Edmonds School District, to aid efforts to feed schoolchildren in crisis situations through the Foundation’s Nourishing Network Program. Tickets for thi... »

Edmonds School District Superintendent Brossoit hosts community meeting Wednesday at Mountlake Terrace High School Theater

Edmonds School District Superintendent Brossoit hosts community meeting Wednesday at Mountlake Terrace High School Theater

Edmonds School District Superintendent Nick Brossoit will be meeting with parents and community at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 12 at the Mountlake Terrace High School Theater. You can listen in to live stream auto and send a question here. Mountlake Terrace High School is located at 21801 44th Ave W, Mountlake Terrace. Another meeting with Brossoit is scheduled for 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 17, at the Edmo... »

Sign up for Fun with Frogs and Friends Saturday at Mountlake Terrace Library

Sign up for Fun with Frogs and Friends Saturday at Mountlake Terrace Library

As part of its Science Saturday, the Mountlake Terrace Library is hosting Fun with Frogs and Friends at 2 p.m. on Nov. 15 Have a toadally frogtastic experience learning about frogs and toads, where they live, how they live, what they eat, and the difference between frogs and toads. Thayer Cueter, the “Frog Lady,” from Just Frog and Friends Amphibian Center in Edmonds will be visiting with some of ... »

Mountlake Terrace High School’s Students of the Month for October: Alisha Clingan and Nick Fiorillo

Mountlake Terrace High School’s Students of the Month for October: Alisha Clingan and Nick Fiorillo

Mountlake Terrace Student Name: Alisha Clingan Mother’s Name: Deborah Clingan Father’s Name: Gary Clingan GPA: 3.9 Clubs & Activities: Honor Society; T.A.T.U (teens against tobacco use); Project Unify; Church/ worship leader. I also sing, play guitar, and write music. ASB: I’m the executive Public Relations officer of my school. Athletics: Volleyball, track and field Honors: ... »

A message from Superintendent Nick Brossoit: Everyone has a role in keeping students safe

A message from Superintendent Nick Brossoit: Everyone has a role in keeping students safe

Dear Families: The Edmonds School District is a caring community and regardless of our role, we all work to make positive things happen in the lives of our students. Additionally, we must reinforce with students that they too have an important part to play in school safety. In an age appropriate way, please take some time with your family to review these concepts with them. Please thank them in ad... »

Edmonds School District previews new graduation requirements for Class of 2019

Edmonds School District previews new graduation requirements for Class of 2019

The Class of 2019, which consists of this year’s eighth graders, faces what Edmonds School District Assistant Superintendent for Secondary Schools Patrick Murphy describes as the “highest expectations of any class in Washington.” But in looking ahead to what the state will require of graduates and the Edmonds School District’s current requirements, it appears that the District’s students are well-... »

Edmonds School District moving ahead with plans to relocate its maintenance and transportation operations facility

Edmonds School District moving ahead with plans to relocate its maintenance and transportation operations facility

With Sound Transit deciding to build its light rail maintenance facility in Bellevue, the Edmonds School District is moving ahead with plans to relocate its maintenance and transportation operations facility to a new location in Lynnwood. The facility, currently located at 3009 Alderwood Mall Boulevard, will be moving to property the district owns north of I-5 and east of the 52nd Avenue West/Ceda... »

Learn about Practical Nursing program at upcoming information sessions at Edmonds Community College

Learn about Practical Nursing program at upcoming information sessions at Edmonds Community College

Potential nursing students are invited to attend an upcoming information session and learn about Edmonds Community College’s Practical Nursing program. Applications are being accepted for fall quarter 2015. You can get your questions answered about the Practical Nursing program during your choice of eight information sessions in Woodway Hall 101 on campus, 20000 68th Ave. W.  Learn about req... »

Spaghetti dinner and auction on Saturday to benefit FIRST robotics teams

Spaghetti dinner and auction on Saturday to benefit FIRST robotics teams

Mountlake Terrace is hosting a fundraising spaghetti dinner and auction on Saturday, Nov. 1, to benefit the FIRST robotics teams in the Edmonds School District. The event is scheduled for 5:30 to 9 p.m. at Mountlake Terrace High School, 21801 44th Avenue West. The spaghetti dinner includes the main course, salad and beverages, and will be available for $10 per meal. Dessert, in addition to various... »

Reminder from Superintendent Brossoit regarding student marijuana use

Reminder from Superintendent Brossoit regarding student marijuana use

October 29, 2014 Dear Families: I received a call from a school principal; he had just met with a student who was in possession of marijuana at school. The principal had the parent come in for a meeting to discuss the matter. The first thing the parent said upon entering the principal’s office with his student in the room was, “that better not be my stash”. The principal was calling asking me what... »

Share your love of reading with the next generation

Share your love of reading with the next generation

Mountlake Terrace Elementary School is seeking Senior Reading Buddies to help foster a love of reading in its students. This volunteer opportunity pairs an individual with one second-grade student, who will be your Reading Buddy for the 2014-14 school year. The Reading Buddy program requires a committment of just 30 minutes a day, twice a week (Mondays and Wednesdays, 8:25-8:55 a.m. through May). ... »

Happening nearby: Check out haunted STEM lab at Edmonds Community College on Friday, Oct. 31

Happening nearby: Check out haunted STEM lab at Edmonds Community College on Friday, Oct. 31

Edmonds Community College invites the community to visit the haunted STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) lab 12-6 p.m., Fri., Oct. 31 in Monroe Hall, 6606 196th St. SW. in Lynnwood. Witness explosive — yet safe — demonstrations and participate in hands on activities such as 3D ghost printing and laser cutting goblins. There will also be candy launches and vortex smoke rings. The e... »

Edmonds School District Superintendent hosts first of four community meetings on Wednesday

Edmonds School District Superintendent hosts first of four community meetings on Wednesday

Edmonds School District Superintendent Nick Brossoit is hosting a parents/community meeting at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 29 at Meadowdale High School Theater. Other meetings are scheduled at the district’s three other high schools in November. All meetings are scheduled at 7 p.m. This is the schedule: – Nov. 5: Lynnwood High School Library – Nov. 12. Mountlake Terrace High School T... »

Edmonds School District offers support to staff, students following Marysville school shooting

Edmonds School District Superintendent Nick Brossoit on Friday sent the following letter to staff following the shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School Friday morning: October 24, 2014 Dear Colleagues: Today there was a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School. The media is providing updates; information about this situation is still being developed. The Marysville district and law enforcem... »

Edmonds School District to look into providing sound enhancement systems for all classrooms

Edmonds School District to look into providing sound enhancement systems for all classrooms

The Edmonds School District will look further into potentially providing sound enhancement systems for all classrooms throughout the District. The Board of Directors supported the District’s desire to incorporate the technology that currently is being used by some schools. District Instructional Technology Manager Kim Mathey demonstrated the amplification system during Tuesday’s School Board meeti... »

Alderwood-Terrace Rotary names Hazelwood Elementary Learning Support Specialist as ‘Educator of the Month’

Alderwood-Terrace Rotary names Hazelwood Elementary Learning Support Specialist as ‘Educator of the Month’

Tina Whicker, Learning Support Specialist at Hazelwood Elementary School, was named the Alderwood-Terrace Rotary’s October Educator of the Month. Whicker manages and teaches primary grade level students in reading, writing and mathematics, collaborates with parents and teachers to implement Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and teaches the federal Title I program, which helps boost students ac... »

Edmonds School District’s Library staff recognized by state organization

Edmonds School District’s Library staff recognized by state organization

Two Edmonds School District staff members were recognized for their outstanding work at the October Washington Library Media Association Conference (WLMA). The District’s Manager of Libraries and Instructional Technology, Kim Mathey, was named the WLMA Supervisor of the Year. Her nomination letter was signed by over 20 Library Information Specialists in the District. Westgate Elementary’s Library ... »

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