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Edmonds School District to upgrade sound system at Edmonds Stadium; School Board honors former Board President, District Flight team

Edmonds School District to upgrade sound system at Edmonds Stadium; School Board honors former Board President, District Flight team

Local high school sports fans should rejoice. The Edmonds School District will be moving ahead with plans to purchase a new sound system for Edmonds Stadium. Last spring the District and the Board of Directors expressed a desire to look into upgrading the stadium sound system. During the course of research on systems, the District noted the stadium generally is used in one of two ways. One is desc... »

Dec. 6 benefit concert to raise funds for the Foundation for Edmonds School District

Dec. 6 benefit concert to raise funds for the Foundation for Edmonds School District

North Sound Church presents Christmas in Edmonds, featuring the Mosaic Arts Northwest Choir and Orchestra, on Saturday, Dec. 6 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave. N. The concert is a benefit for the Foundation for Edmonds School District, to aid efforts to feed schoolchildren in crisis situations through the Foundation’s Nourishing Network Program. Tickets f... »

Scriber Lake students performing their own stories find relevance in school

Scriber Lake students performing their own stories find relevance in school

In the search for ways to make schoolwork relevant to students, Marjie Bowker, who teaches English at Edmonds’ Scriber Lake High School, may have hit the jackpot, according to a story from our online news partner The Seattle Times. Her students — many of them credit-deficient, involved in gangs or otherwise difficult to reach — are now clamoring to participate in Bowker’s “Write to Right” program.... »

A message from Superintendent Nick Brossoit: Everyone has a role in keeping students safe

A message from Superintendent Nick Brossoit: Everyone has a role in keeping students safe

Dear Families: The Edmonds School District is a caring community and regardless of our role, we all work to make positive things happen in the lives of our students. Additionally, we must reinforce with students that they too have an important part to play in school safety. In an age appropriate way, please take some time with your family to review these concepts with them. Please thank them in ad... »

Scene in Edmonds: Edmonds Rotary presents Student of Month award

Scene in Edmonds: Edmonds Rotary presents Student of Month award

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Edmonds School District previews new graduation requirements for Class of 2019

Edmonds School District previews new graduation requirements for Class of 2019

The Class of 2019, which consists of this year’s eighth graders, faces what Edmonds School District Assistant Superintendent for Secondary Schools Patrick Murphy describes as the “highest expectations of any class in Washington.” But in looking ahead to what the state will require of graduates and the Edmonds School District’s current requirements, it appears that the District’s students are well-... »

Edmonds-area November Students of Month

Edmonds-area November Students of Month

Edmonds e-Learning Academy   Nobutaka Goto Mother’s Name: Mitsue Goto Father’s Name: Aya Goto Awards: I was in National Junior Honor Society in middle school and have been selected for Student of the Month a few times previously. Community Service: I am currently teaching kids in a program called Core Values Academy. We teach them how to become good future leaders and role models.... »

Crews clean up vandalism-related gasoline spill at Old Woodway High School Monday

City of Edmonds Police and Public Works staff and Fire District 1 crews responded Monday to a gas spill at Old Woodway High School, located at 23200 100th Ave. W., after vandals apparently poked a hole in the gas tank of an Edmonds School District van at some point over the weekend. The van was filled with gas on Friday, Oct. 31, with plans for it to be used for a field trip on Monday. According t... »

Reminder from Superintendent Brossoit regarding student marijuana use

Reminder from Superintendent Brossoit regarding student marijuana use

October 29, 2014 Dear Families: I received a call from a school principal; he had just met with a student who was in possession of marijuana at school. The principal had the parent come in for a meeting to discuss the matter. The first thing the parent said upon entering the principal’s office with his student in the room was, “that better not be my stash”. The principal was calling asking me what... »

Edmonds School District Superintendent hosts first of four community meetings on Wednesday

Edmonds School District Superintendent hosts first of four community meetings on Wednesday

Edmonds School District Superintendent Nick Brossoit is hosting a parents/community meeting at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 29 at Meadowdale High School Theater. Other meetings are scheduled at the district’s three other high schools in November. All meetings are scheduled at 7 p.m. This is the schedule: – Nov. 5: Lynnwood High School Library – Nov. 12. Mountlake Terrace High School Theater – Nov. 17: ... »

Scene in Edmonds: Classroom in the forest

Scene in Edmonds: Classroom in the forest

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A letter from Edmonds Schools Superintendent Brossoit:  We’ll work together to keep our schools safe

A letter from Edmonds Schools Superintendent Brossoit: We’ll work together to keep our schools safe

October 25, 2014 Dear Edmonds School District Families – Over the last 24 hours, each of us in our own way has been processing the tragedy that occurred at Marysville-Pilchuck High School. Our hearts and prayers go out to the families and that community. A team of school counselors and psychologists from our district were present at Marysville-Pilchuck High School on Saturday morning to assist, an... »

Edmonds School District offers support to staff, students following Marysville school shooting

Edmonds School District Superintendent Nick Brossoit on Friday sent the following letter to staff following the shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School Friday morning: October 24, 2014 Dear Colleagues: Today there was a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School. The media is providing updates; information about this situation is still being developed. The Marysville district and law enforcem... »

Edmonds School District to explore providing sound enhancement systems for all classrooms

Edmonds School District to explore providing sound enhancement systems for all classrooms

The Edmonds School District will look further into potentially providing sound enhancement systems for all classrooms throughout the District. The Board of Directors supported the District’s desire to incorporate the technology that currently is being used by some schools. District Instructional Technology Manager Kim Mathey demonstrated the amplification system during Tuesday’s School Board meeti... »

Edmonds School District Jazz Symposium set for Saturday

Edmonds School District Jazz Symposium set for Saturday

Jazz lovers in the community are invited to attend the Edmonds School District Jazz Symposium in the Mountlake Terrace High School Theater this Saturday, Oct. 25, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. This event is free but you are welcome to make a nominal donation. This event consists of local Big Bands (high schools and middle schools), combos and guest artists who will perform and receive feedback from j... »

A message from Edmonds Schools Superintendent: Parents, ‘talk’ with your baby

A message from Edmonds Schools Superintendent: Parents, ‘talk’ with your baby

Edmonds School District Superintendent Nick Brossoit sent out the following message Tuesday to parents of kindergarten-3rd grade families, and the district asked us to share his message with all parents of younger children: Dear Parents: I am sharing an important article with you that reinforces the power and importance of your “talk” with younger children as directly related to their development.... »

Annual information meetings, testing schedule set for school gifted programs

Edmonds School District gifted programs are intended to provide support for students who exhibit extremely high cognitive ability, often demonstrate significantly advanced levels of academic achievement and/or display unusual creative behavior. You can learn more during evening parent meetings as follows: Grades K-7 Parent (only) meeting – Oct. 22, 6-7 p.m., Terrace Park Elementary Grade 8 Parent/... »

Still possible to join Edmonds School District’s Strategic Direction Work Groups

Still possible to join Edmonds School District’s Strategic Direction Work Groups

More than 130 individuals – parents, community members and staff – have divided into five key Strategic Direction Work Groups for the “Each Student Learning, Every Day!” planning for the Edmonds School District. But according to the district, It’s not too late to participate. Sign up here to attend the Oct. 20 session from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Educational Services Center. In addition to the be... »

Public encouraged to take Edmonds School District’s Food Services Department survey

Public encouraged to take Edmonds School District’s Food Services Department survey

To learn more about the food and nutritional practices of the community, the Edmonds School District’s Food Service Department applied for and received a $10,680 grant from Verdant Health Commission. The Federal Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 requires comprehensive assessment, evaluation and development of strategies and programs that support healthy eating, nutrition activity and wellness p... »

Edmonds School District names September Students of the Month

Edmonds School District names September Students of the Month

Edmonds eLearning Academy Student Name: Eva Woeck Mother’s Name: Heidi Woeck Father’s Name: Casey Woeck Clubs & Activities: I am in ASL club. I also ride a unicycle. Community Service: I volunteer with REI. Future Educational Goals: I want to go to Western Washington University. Future Career Goals: I would like to be a Special Education Teacher for elementary school students. Anyt... »

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