Still no internet for Edmonds School District

Edmonds School District students and employees will face another day — at least — of no internet access when they return to class Monday. In an email message to students, families and staff Sunday, the school district technology team said it worked all weekend and has “made good progress toward restoring internet services.” While the…

Edmonds School District internet still out — no timeline for a fix

As of Friday, the internet outage continues in the Edmonds School District, a spokesperson said. The district said it disabled its internet service on Tuesday, Jan. 31 to minimize potential harm from “suspicious activities” taking place within its network. The district’s technology team reset all student and staff passwords as it launched its investigation Tuesday. But…

Edmonds School District says internet service disabled to investigate suspicious activity

Edmonds School District schools and administrative offices Wednesday were on their second day without internet service – and the cause is related to suspicious activities observed on its network Jan. 31, the district said. In an email message to staff and families Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 1, the district said its technology team suspended the district’s…

Edmonds School District starting two hours late Wednesday due to internet outage

The Edmonds School District, which was an impacted by a districtwide internet outage most of the day Tuesday, announced Tuesday night that there would be a two-hour late start for students Wednesday, Feb. 1, due to the problem. The late start was for students only. Employees were told to report to work at their regularly…

Learn about Edmonds School District’s comprehensive safety plan at meetings Feb. 1, 9

Join Interim Edmonds School District Superintendent Rebecca Miner and Assistant Superintendent Greg Schwab to learn about the district’s Comprehensive Safety Plan during meetings Feb. 1 and 9. Presentations include: Review of comprehensive approach to school safety Preventive and protective measures Mitigation measures Response to emergency situations Post-emergency recovery measures These presentations are open to the…

School board celebrates musicians, supports learning assistance program expansion

The Edmonds School District Board of Directors at its Jan. 24 meeting praised student musicians, listened to progress on Alderwood Middle School’s improvement plan and heard recommendations to expand the learning assistance programs the district offers. Six students were given certificates for their selection as All-Northwest and All-State musicians. They are: Kellen O’Brien, Lynnwood High…

Edmonds School District celebrates cultural diversity during Saturday fair

The Edmonds School District held its first Celebrating Diversity Cultural Fair at Chase Lake Community School in Edmonds Saturday. During the event, community members and organizations hosted tables about their cultural heritage, and also provided musical performances. — Photos by Jasmine Contreras-Lewis

Edmonds School District hosting community budget presentations starting Jan. 31

The community is invited to learn more about the Edmonds School District budget and share feedback during three upcoming community sessions: Jan. 31: 7-8 p.m. Meadowdale High School Library Feb. 8: 5:30-6:30 p.m. via Zoom  Check the online calendar for details. Feb. 13: 5-6 p.m. Mountlake Terrace High School Library These presentations are designed to share insights about…

Edmonds School Board Jan. 24 to consider expanding learning assistance programs

The Edmonds School District Board of Directors is scheduled at its Tuesday, Jan. 24 meeting to celebrate student musicians, update district policies to provide clearer language and discuss possible expansion of learning assistance programs. Alderwood Middle School representatives are scheduled to give an update on the school’s goal of increasing student engagement.  Lisa Gonzalez, executive…

Edmonds School District offering dental sealants to second and third graders

The Edmonds School District is offering school-based dental sealants for second- and third-grade students at 12 local schools. By choosing to participate in the program, students are eligible to receive a free dental screening for oral diseases and dental sealants. Dental sealants are clear or opaque plastic materials applied to the chewing surfaces of the…

Edmonds Mountain Bike Club team ride Jan. 14; information night Jan. 18

Registration will be opening soon for the Edmonds Mountain Bike Club, which includes Edmonds School District students in 6th through 12th grades. A “Meet the League/Team Ride” is set for Saturday, Jan. 14, from 9 to 11 a.m. at St. Edwards Park State Park in Kenmore. Riders compete in the Washington Student Cycling League, which…

Lynnwood mayor issues challenge to Edmonds School District students

The Edmonds School District and the City of Lynnwood are challenging local students to propose solutions to some of the community’s most pressing issues. Fourth to twelfth grade students in Edmonds School District are being asked to create projects that address rainwater pollution, freezing roads, habitat restoration and more. The students willing to take on…

School board Jan. 10 to welcome new student advisor, discuss policy changes

The Edmonds School District Board of Directors at its Tuesday, Jan. 10, meeting is set to issue an oath of office to a new student advisor, Kayla Apostol, as well as discuss multiple policy adjustments. In November 2022, the board reviewed the district’s policy on board norms and protocols and decided to update a few…

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.

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…

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…

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…

Reminder: Diaper drive for Washington Kids in Transition at Meadowdale HS Oct. 22

The Meadowdale High School Key Club is hosting a diaper drive for Washington Kids in Transition Saturday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in front of the high school, 6002 168th St. S.W., Lynnwood. The organization, which assists homeless families in the Edmonds School District, needs diapers, wipes and ointment. Diaper sizes 4,…

Enjoy an evening of jazz at Mountlake Terrace High School Oct.20

Enjoy a free evening of jazz at Mountlake Terrace High School Thursday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. Among the scheduled performers: – Mountlake Terrace High School Jazz Ensemble 1 – Mountlake Terrace High School Jazz Ensemble 2 – Meadowdale High School Jazz Band – Madrona K-8 Jazz Ensemble 1 The event will be in the…

School board discusses graduation pathway test results, legislative position priorities

The Edmonds School District Board of Directors at its Tuesday, Oct. 11 meeting received a report regarding the Smarter Balanced and Washington Comprehensive Assessments and also approved its 10 Washington State School Directors’ Association legislative position priorities. District Director of Assessment Austin Mueller came before the board to discuss the results of the Smarter Balanced…