Edmonds schools foundation to manage Hubbard Family Foundation scholarship

The Foundation for Edmonds School District said Thursday it will manage the Hubbard Family Foundation scholarship, established in 1983 by longtime Edmonds resident Larry Hubbard. The Hubbard Family Foundation provides grants and scholarships to those within the Edmonds School District’s boundaries. Two graduating seniors per high school receive a Hubbard Family Foundation scholarship to pursue postsecondary…

Edmonds School District planning a late start for schools Thursday

The Edmonds School District said that all schools will start two hours late Thursday, Dec. 1, due to continued power outages and road conditions. The district said it will continue to assess the conditions overnight and into the morning and will provide any updates if needed. All district schools were closed Wednesday, Nov. 30.

Reminder: MTHS music program hosting metals fundraiser Dec. 3

The Mountlake Terrace High School Music Program wants your metals. The group is hosting a metal fundraising drive Saturday, Dec. 3  — just pull up and drop off. Bring your appliances, yard equipment, computer parts, car parts, metal furniture and other metal recyclables. Computer screens, TV screens or propane tanks will be accepted. The drive…

Department of Health offering free classroom resources based on state data

The Washington State Department of Health has created the following educational resources to introduce students and teachers to public health and climate change data. Free professional development course In an effort to engage students with local health and climate data, the department is unveiling a free professional development course for teachers that uses Department of…

School board receives budget updates, Martha Lake Elementary student presentation

The Edmonds School District Board of Directors at its Tuesday, Nov. 22 meeting received a student presentation and school improvement plan from Martha Lake Elementary School. During the presentation, students from each grade talked to the board about the school’s new pledge. Martha Lake Elementary Principal Stephanie Kay-Fredrickson said surveys were given to each class…

Edmonds Schools Foundation receives $15K Kiwanis Foundation grant for job-training program

The Foundation for Edmonds School District has received a $15,000 award from Lynnwood Kiwanis Foundation to help fund the foundations new On-the-Job Training (OJT) program for high school students. The pilot program, in partnership with the Edmonds School District’s Career Connected Learning program, aims to help high school seniors at Scriber Lake High School, where the…

Brighton School in Mountlake Terrace celebrates 40th anniversary

Brighton School in Mountlake Terrace celebrated its 40th anniversary earlier this month with a party for current students and school alumni. The celebration featured activities for all ages, as well as a memory board, photo booth and coloring pages. Y Brighton School, formerly known as Bright and Early Preschool, was founded in 1982 by preschool…

College scholarships available for Edmonds School District high school seniors

A reminder that graduating seniors attending any Edmonds School District high school are eligible to apply for college scholarships through the Foundation for Edmonds School District website. Click here for instructions. A list of available scholarships and descriptions is here Descriptions are available in Spanish here Completed scholarship applications may be submitted online through the Survey…

Foundation for Edmonds School District awarded $8K Puget Sound Energy grant

The Foundation for Edmonds School District has received an $8,000 award from the Puget Sound Energy (PSE) Foundation’s Competitive Grant Program. The grant program focuses on empowering community resilience as individuals and families continue to grapple with the lasting effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds will be used to benefit the Nourishing Network, which…

Edmonds School District High School Students of Month for October 2022

Edmonds Heights K-12 Hassanain Al-Azadi Parent’s Name: Abdul Qadir Al-Azadi GPA: 4.0 Community Service: Tutoring/helping kids in non-profit organizations. Educational Goals: Bachelors in computer science Jolie Davison Parents’ names: John Davison and Karen Attwood GPA: 3.97 Clubs & Activities: Leadership with Joseph Erikson; President Battle of the Books with Christina Miles. Athletics: Premier Soccer Washington…

Edmonds School Board hears pleas for improved safety in district’s schools

School safety was the main concern raised by public commenters at the Edmonds School District Board of Directors meeting Tuesday, Nov. 8. Many commenters said their concerns stemmed not only from the Tuesday morning shooting at Seattle’s Ingraham High School that killed one student, but also from a recent incident where a gun was found…

School board Nov. 8 set to vote on revised freedom of speech policy

The Edmonds School District Board of Directors at its Tuesday, Nov. 8, meeting is set to adopt the revised board policy for freedom of expression as well as receive a legislative update. After the first reading of the freedom of expression policy at its Oct. 25 meeting, the board requested some changes before it approved…

Reminder: STEM program information night at Mountlake Terrace High School Nov. 9

Edmonds School District seventh- and eighth-grade students and their parents are invited to a STEM program information night from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9 at the Mountlake Terrace High School theater. A virtual option is also available via Zoom. Those attending will receive an overview of the STEM program pathways, and STEM staff will be there to answer…

Superintendent’s Student Advisory Committee selected for 2022-23 school year

Meet the new members of the Edmonds School District’s Superintendent’s Student Advisory Committee for the 2022-23 school year. Students were selected earlier this month after consideration by Interim Superintendent Dr. Rebecca Miner and her Instructional Cabinet. The committee, which will meet monthly with the superintendent and cabinet members, includes new and returning students for the 2022-2023…

Deadline Nov. 30 to apply for Edmonds School District Highly Capable Program testing

The deadline is Nov. 30 for families interested in having students tested for the Edmonds School District’s Highly Capable/Gifted Program for grades 1-6. The full-time elementary district program is located at Terrace Park Elementary. The Gifted Middle School Program is at Brier Terrace Middle School and has a mix of self-contained and combined classes for…

School district hosting reproductive health and disease prevention parent review night Nov. 9

Edmonds School District families are invited to attend a virtual question-and-answer night Wednesday, Nov. 9 to review the district reproductive health and disease prevention curriculum taught in grades 5-12. Families are encouraged to review the curriculum in advance as there will not be a formal presentation of the materials. Elementary curriculum is available on the…