Vandals hit MLT Elementary School

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One of several windows broken over the past several weeks at Mountlake Terrace Elementary School
One of several windows broken over the past several weeks at Mountlake Terrace Elementary School

Police were gathering evidence and filing a report at Mountlake Terrace Elementary Wednesday morning after a broken window was found at the school, an occurrence that has happened repeatedly this summer.

The smashed window found Wednesday “is one of several broken over the last several weeks,” said Edmonds School District spokesperson DJ Jakala.

Two windows near the northeast corner of the school are currently boarded up with cardboard and duct tape
Two windows near the northeast corner of the school are currently boarded up with cardboard and duct tape.

While vandalism occasionally occurs at district schools, it is an unusual experience for at Mountlake Terrace Elementary, let alone multiple incidents of damage, Jakala said.

Mountlake Terrace Police were at the school Wednesday morning to investigate the latest round of vandelism
Mountlake Terrace Police were at the school Wednesday morning to investigate the latest round of vandalism

“We ask neighbors to be vigilant and report any suspicious activity on any of our school grounds to assist us in minimizing these occurrences,” Jakala added.

— Story and photos by Doug Petrowski

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