Participants get a kick out of Edmonds Schools Foundation fundraiser

  Nearly 1,200 kids and adults gathered at College Place Middle School School Saturday morning for the Foundation for Edmonds School District’s 14th annual Celebrate Schools 5K and its inaugural Futsal Tournament. Approximately 1,100 runners and 90 futsal players — a game like soccer, only with fewer players — participated Saturday morning. All funds raised from…

Scene in Mountlake Terrace: Pitching in for a day of service

Working in conjunction with City of Mountlake Terrace, community volunteers and Terrace Park Elementary parents and students gathered Saturday morning to clean up the area around their school and the nearby Recreation Pavilion. Approximately 15-20 volunteers and park employees participated in the event. It was held in honor of National Day of Service, in remembrance of…

Save the date: Terrace Park school campus cleanup Sept. 10

Terrace Park School PTA is partnering with the City of Mountlake Terrace to host a clean-up event from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 at the school, located at 5409 228th St. S.W., Mountlake Terrace. Activities include trash pickup, weeding and bark spreading. Snacks and drinks will be provided, along with work gloves for those who need…

Proposed 2022-23 budget focus of Edmonds School Board’s Aug. 9 meeting

The Edmonds School District Board of Directors at its Tuesday, Aug. 9 business meeting is set to hold a second reading of the district’s proposed 2022-23 budget. According to the district’s Executive Director of Business and Finance Lydia Sellie, the total planned expenditures for the upcoming year are roughly $397 million. The proposed budget includes…

Still time to register for the MLT 5K Fun Run and Walk

Good news, procrastinators. There’s still time to sign up for MLT 5K Fun Run and Walk set for this Saturday, July 23. Race organizers will have a booth at the Tour de Terrace on Friday July 22, for last minute-registrations. The race is hosted by the Cedar Way Elementary Parent Teacher Organization. Proceeds benefit students…

Edmonds School Board reviews 2022-23 draft budget, sexual health education program

The Edmonds School District Board of Directors at its Tuesday, July 12, business meeting received a briefing on the district’s proposed 2022-23 budget and the implementation of Comprehensive Sexual Health Education (CSHE) instruction, as required by state law. According to the district’s Executive Director of Business and Finance Lydia Sellie, the total planned expenditures for…

Mountlake Terrace 5K Fun Run & Walk July 23 to benefit local schools

Why should you participate in the Mountlake Terrace 5K Fun Run & Walk set for Saturday, July 23? For starters, it’s about the kids. The race is hosted by the Cedar Way Elementary Parent Teacher Organization. Proceeds benefit Cedar Way Elementary students, as well as students at Mountlake Terrace Elementary, Brier Elementary and Terrace Park…

Edmonds School Board July 12 to hold public hearing on 2022-23 budget

Updated Tuesday with information that meeting will not be live-streamed Tuesday. A proposed hearing on the proposed 2022-23 Edmonds School District budget is among the items set to be discussed during the district board of directors meeting Tuesday, July 12 starting at 6:30 p.m. Also on the agenda is an update on the district’s comprehensive…

Edmonds School Board approves agreement for school-based health center

A school-based health center is coming to the Edmonds School District later this year, after the district’s Board of Directors unanimously approved an agreement with Community Health Centers (CHC) of Snohomish County during its June 28 regular business meeting. Plans call for the health center to be located at Meadowdale High School and will include…

Interim Edmonds SD superintendent outlines priorities for upcoming school year

The Edmonds School District will be welcoming interim superintendent Dr. Rebecca Miner on July 1, and the new superintendent shared her priorities during an interview with MLTnews earlier this week. Miner’s appointment came after current Superintendent Dr. Gustavo Balders announced he would be leaving the district to accept a position with the Beaverton School District…

Edmonds School Board to discuss school-based health centers June 28

The Edmonds School District Board of Directors will receive an update and further discuss school-based health centers during its Tuesday, June 28 regular business meeting. The board has talked about the idea several times over the past year. Staff have been gathering input and additional information for possibly creating a school-based health center for some of…

Reminder: 9th annual Mountlake Terrace 5K Fun Run & Walk is back for Tour de Terrace

Hundreds of feet will be pounding the pavement to raise money for kids when the Mountlake Terrace 5K Fun Run & Walk returns Saturday, July 23 as an in-person event during Tour de Terrace. Tour de Terrace is a Seafair-sanctioned summer festival for the City of Mountlake Terrace and neighboring communities. The weekend-long event includes…

School Board approves contract for interim superintendent, hears staff concerns

The Edmonds School District Board of Directors at its Tuesday, June 14, meeting unanimously approved the contract for the district’s new interim superintendent Dr. Rebecca Miner. The school board announced in late April it was extending an offer to Miner, who previously served as superintendent for the Shoreline School District. Her appointment gives the district…

‘A new, exciting chapter’: Edmonds eLearning Academy graduates 104 at Thursday ceremony

Families, friends and staff gathered Thursday to cheer as the Edmonds eLearning Academy held its graduation commencement for 104 students at the Edmonds School District Stadium. The school, which serves both full-time and part-time students, was founded by Sam Gladstein in 2007 and has since evolved into the Edmonds School District’s comprehensive online high school,…

Police: Edmonds-Woodway HS student arrested for ‘credible threats of violence’ against school

Edmonds police early Monday arrested a 16-year-old male Edmonds-Woodway High School student “for credible threats of violence at the school.” The suspect — an Edmonds-Woodway sophomore — was booked into the Denney Juvenile Justice Center jail for felony harassment, Edmonds police spokesperson Sgt. Josh McClure said, adding that police “worked with the Edmonds School District…

Edmonds Heights K-12 graduates 45 in festive Friday ceremony

“We’re not your average school,” remarked first-year Edmonds Heights K-12 principal Kathleen Hodges as an estimated 200 parents and graduates began filling the seats in the school gymnasium. “The big thing that distinguishes us is the vital role of families – at our school, it’s the parents who are the primary educators of their children….

Edmonds School Board Tuesday adopts revised student fees and fines policy

During a somber meeting that followed Tuesday’s shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, the Edmonds School Board approved a revised student fees and fines policy under which students’ grades, transcripts or diplomas can no longer be withheld if a student has an outstanding fine or fee. Superintendent Dr. Gustavo Balderas, during his report, addressed…