Here’s more information about ESD bond measure on Feb. 11 ballot

The Edmonds School District is providing additional information on the $600 million construction bond measure before voters Feb. 11 to build two new schools, replace three others and cover the cost of other district-wide building improvements. If approved, the bond would allow for a new middle school on the former Alderwood Middle School campus, a…

Brier Terrace Middle principal addresses campus fires in letter to parents

In response to reports of two fires at Brier Terrace Middle School on Tuesday, Dec. 10, Principal Scott Morrison has submitted the following letter to parents regarding the incidents: Dear Brier Terrace Middle School families, We want to share information about two fire incidents that took place on our campus today. We first want to…

Adult English classes for ESD parents to begin Jan. 14 in Mountlake Terrace

English classes for parents of children in the Edmonds School District begin on Tuesday, Jan. 14, at 7 p.m. at Mountlake Terrace High School, located at 21801 44th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. Parents and community members are invited to meet with other parents and learn English. Training is available at beginning and intermediate level classes….

November 2019 Edmonds School District High School Students of Month

Edmonds Heights K-12 Sara Dakhil Mother’s name: Widad Zlitni Father’s Name: Naser Dakhil GPA: 4.0 Clubs & Activities: Accounting club at EDCC. Honors: Honor roll and on Dean’s list at Edmonds Community College. Educational Goals: I plan on transferring to the University of Washington and receiving a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.   Edmonds-Woodway High…

Volunteers needed for VEX Robotics Club competition at MTHS Dec. 7

Mountlake Terrace High School’s VEX Robotics Club is hosting its first VEX Robotics Tower Takeover competition this Saturday, Dec. 7, and the club is looking for volunteers to assist with the event. VEX Competitions bring STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) skills to life by tasking teams of students with designing and building a robot…

Edmonds School District Dec. 16 EAACH meeting to discuss hate speech in schools

Edmonds School District students, family, staff and community members are invited to attend the December Equity Alliance for Achievement (EAACH) meeting on Monday, Dec. 16, at College Place Middle School from 6:30-8 p.m. This month’s topic: Hate Speech in Our Schools. What does hate speech look like on your campus? Where does it happen and…

Edmonds School District to present community session on bus service Dec. 5

“All About Bus Service” is the topic of a community session with Edmonds School District Director of Transportation Services Benjamin Mount from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, De. 5 at the district office, 20420 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood. The meeting is sponsored by the Edmonds School District Student Services Department and the Special Education Advisory Council (SEAC). Child care…

Edmonds Schools Foundation receives $55K Hazel Miller grant for student scholarships

The Foundation for Edmonds School District announced Tuesday that it received $55,000 for post-secondary scholarships from the Hazel Miller Foundation. The Morris and Hazel Miller Memorial Scholarship Fund will award $5,000 each to 11 graduating seniors in the Edmonds School District.  Awards will be distributed among all six Edmonds School District high schools: two each…

Community members invited to Dec. 5 school tour with Superintendent McDuffy

Community members are invited to attend school tours with Edmonds School District Superintendent Kris McDuffy to learn more about the work being done in the district.  Enjoy a school meal and ride a yellow school bus that begins and ends at the Educational Services Center, located at 20420 68th Ave. W in Lynnwood. The next…

Edmonds CC Foundation honors Diana Clay with lifetime achievement award

The Edmonds Community College Foundation honored Diana Clay with its Cornerstone Lifetime Achievement Award during the Oct. 24 Foundation Scholarship Reception, where more than 200 scholarship recipients and donors recognized Clay’s service. Clay recently retired from her many volunteer roles at the college and will be greatly missed, the foundation said. “For over two decades…

Edmonds School District music students selected for All-State Honors Ensembles

The Edmonds School District has released a list of 26 students who were selected for the 2020 Washington Music Educators Association All-State Honor Ensembles. The students, who were selected after auditions, will be traveling to Yakima to rehearse and perform at the 2020 WMEA State Music Educators Conference over President’s Day weekend in 2020. About…

School board hears mixed opinions about proposed reading curriculum

As the Edmonds School District considers a new K-6 reading curriculum, some parents and district staff worry the proposed Units of Study curriculum is not the right fit for all elementary school students. At its Nov. 12 business meeting, the Board of Directors held its first reading for the proposed Units of Study in Reading…

Reminder: ESD Superintendent Community Lunch and School Tour Nov. 21

The community is invited to attend Superintendent Kris McDuffy’s Community Lunch and School Tour set for Thursday, Nov. 21 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. The tour will begin at the Educational Services Center, 20420 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood. The program includes: – School lunch at Meadowdale Middle – Tours of Meadowdale Middle and Lynndale Elementary –…

Edmonds School District hosting LGBTQ+ Event Planning Committee meetings

The Edmonds School District is inviting students, families and staff to help create more learning opportunities by attending the district’s LGBTQ+ Event Planning Committee meetings. During the first two meetings the committee will choose a date and time for the event and come up with a list of possible speakers and workshop ideas. During the…

Community members encouraged to provide feedback during superintendent search

As the Edmonds School District continues the search for its new superintendent, community members are still able to provide feedback on how best to fill the vacant position. After it was announced in August that Edmonds Superintendent Kris McDuffy would retire at the end of the 2019-20 school year, the district hired Ray and Associates…

Edmonds CC announces appointment of two new members to Board of Trustees

Edmonds Community College announced Wednesday that Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed Adrianne Wagner and Wally Webster II  to the college’s Board of Trustees. “I’m proud to welcome our newest trustees to the board and look forward to working together to take Edmonds CC from good to great,” said Edmonds CC President Dr. Amit…

Washington Kids in Transition raises $72k at Out of Jeopardy Auction

Washington Kids in Transition, which assists homeless and low-income students in the Edmonds School District, raised over $72,000 during its second annual “Out of Jeopardy Silent Auction and Trivia Competition” Nov. 10. Over 278 people attended the event, which featured 140 silent auction items from many local businesses and individuals. During the dinner program, speakers…

Reminder: Registration opens Nov. 25 for Creative Retirement Institute classes

Registration for Creative Retirement Institute (CRI) classes for winter term at Edmonds Community College starts on Monday, Nov. 25, at 6 a.m. The Creative Retirement Institute (CRI) is an organization affiliated with Edmonds Community College that provides non-credit, academic level classes to life-long learners. Classes are offered weekday mornings and afternoons in two-hour sessions that run…

Edmonds School District to host IEP fluency, de-escalation training Nov. 13

The Edmonds School District is hosting an Individual Education Program (IEP) Fluency and De-escalation in the home/community training from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13. in the Edmonds School District Office Boardrooms A, B, 101, 102 There will be a Sibshops session at the training for brothers and sisters, ages 6- 14, who have siblings with a disability. Sibshops…

Doctor for a Day aims to inspire students of color to pursue careers in medicine

A University of Washington program aimed at encouraging students of color to explore careers in medicine made its debut last month in the Edmonds School District. On Oct. 26, Chase Lake Community School hosted the district’s first Doctor for a Day event, which invited medical professionals — primarily those of color — to provide outreach…

Election 2019: On day 2, Murray still leads city council race

Erin Murray maintained her lead Wednesday over Crystal Gamon in the latest vote count to determine who will fill the open seat on the Mountlake Terrace City Council. In the second day of results released by the Snohomish County Elections Office, Murray had 70.21% of the votes cast (1,454 votes) for the open position 7 seat…