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Edmonds School Board reprimands Superintendent Brossoit

Edmonds School Board reprimands Superintendent Brossoit

The Edmonds School Board reprimanded Superintendent Nick Brossoit earlier this year for “a serious error in judgment” after he questioned an assistant superintendent about the details of a letter of reference she wrote for Brossoit’s wife, our online news partner The Seattle Times reported Tuesday. According to The Times, it was the second time in less than five years that the board admonished Bro... »

Edmonds School Board elects officers for 2015

Edmonds School Board elects officers for 2015

The Edmonds School District Board of Directors selected its officers for 2015 at last week’s meeting. Diana White was chosen as president, Kory DeMun was tapped as vice president and April Nowak takes over as legislative representative. White was first elected to the Board in 2011. White and her husband Steve are parents of four children in the Edmonds School District. DeMun also was elected to th... »

Scene nearby: Holy Rosary Choir performs at Winterfest

Scene nearby: Holy Rosary Choir performs at Winterfest

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Scene in Edmonds: Westgate Elementary students perform Robin Hood

Scene in Edmonds: Westgate Elementary students perform Robin Hood

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Edmonds School District adopts new Transgender Student policy; elementary school transfers limited due to capacity issues

Edmonds School District adopts new Transgender Student policy; elementary school transfers limited due to capacity issues

The Edmonds School District Board of Directors unanimously passed a new policy for Transgender Students at Tuesday’s Board meeting. The policy is based on model policies from the Washington State School Directors’ Association with a few minor changes. Some of the highlights of the policy are: -Transgender is a general term often used to describe a person whose gender identity and/or expression is ... »

Superintendent’s Roundtable focuses on getting ‘Graduates Ready for Life’

Superintendent’s Roundtable focuses on getting ‘Graduates Ready for Life’

This Wednesday’s Edmonds School District Superintendent’s Roundtable features Assistant Superintendent, Secondary Schools Patrick Murphy and a panel of Secondary Support Staff. The topic is “Graduates Ready for Life” and the impact of the CORE 24 Credit Requirement. The panel included Julie Petterson, Counselor, Mountlake Terrrace High School; Lauren Chetty, On-Time Graduation Coordina... »

Chase Lake students get taste of computer coding at ‘Hour of Code’ event Monday

Chase Lake students get taste of computer coding at ‘Hour of Code’ event Monday

  Chase Lake Community School sixth-grader Bailey Gilbert says she wants to be a pastry chef someday. But that didn’t stop the 11-year-old from participating in the “hour of code” event at the Edmonds elementary school Monday afternoon. “My friend wants to make video games when she grows up, so maybe I’ll help her,” Gilbert said. Gilbert was one of 28 Chase... »

Scene in Edmonds: EWHS Music Boosters craft fair draws a crowd

Scene in Edmonds: EWHS Music Boosters craft fair draws a crowd

Shoppers visited Edmonds-Woodway High School today to see the many items for sale at the Edmonds-Woodway High School Music Boosters’ Annual Craft Fair. A total of 65 vendors sold a variety of wares, ranging from baby gear to dog leashes to chocolates to jewelry. Proceeds from booth fees benefit the EWHS music program, and entertainment was provided by the E-W jazz band, orchestra and choir. »

Edmonds Kiwanis donates to local schools

Edmonds Kiwanis donates to local schools

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Meadowdale makes beautiful music

Meadowdale makes beautiful music

Meadowdale High School’s Intermediate Orchestra, and Men’s and Women’s Choir performed holiday music such as “Carol of the Bells,” “Caroling, Caroling,” and “Deck the Hall” on Thursday at the high school. Photographer David Carlos captured these images of the performances. »

Westgate Elementary students to star in Missoula Children’s Theater’s ‘Robin Hood’ this Saturday

The Westgate Elementary PSO invites the community to attend a Missoula Children’s Theatre Production of “Robin Hood,” featuring Westgate Elementary students, this Saturday, Dec. 6. Shows are at 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Tickets are priced at $7/adult and $5/student. Westgate Elementary is located at at 9601 220th St. S.W., Edmonds.   »

Happening nearby: Mountlake Terrace High School evacuated after bomb threat, nothing found by police

Happening nearby: Mountlake Terrace High School evacuated after bomb threat, nothing found by police

Mountlake Terrace High School was evacuated this afternoon after a bomb threat was received by a staff member at the school. Two back-to-back phone calls from someone making the bomb threat were received at 1:26 p.m., according to Edmonds School District spokesperson DJ Jakala. The fire alarm was pulled by staff and the school was evacuated. The Mountlake Terrace, Edmonds and Brier  Police Departm... »

Giving Back: Holiday concert this Saturday to benefit Edmonds School District’s Nourishing Network

Giving Back: Holiday concert this Saturday to benefit Edmonds School District’s Nourishing Network

Throughout the holiday season, My Edmonds News will be highlighting charitable organizations or activities that we hope our readers will consider funding as a way of “giving back” to our community. Tickets are going fast, but it’s not too late to join the Foundation for Edmonds School District this Saturday night, Dec. 6 for the North Sound Church’s holiday benefit concerts, featuring the Mosaic C... »

Edmonds Rotary Noon Club names November Student of Month from Meadowdale HS

Edmonds Rotary Noon Club names November Student of Month from Meadowdale HS

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Edmonds Edmonds School District students eligible for free third-grade swim lessons

Edmonds Edmonds School District students eligible for free third-grade swim lessons

The Verdant Health Commission has renewed a three-year grant to provide free swim lessons to all third-grade students in the Edmonds School District. Vouchers for a set of swim lessons have been distributed to all third grade students districtwide. The vouchers may be used at any participating facility: Lynnwood Recreation Center, Mountlake Terrace Recreation Pavilion and Yost Park Pool (summer se... »

Edmonds-area High School Students of Month for November

Edmonds-area High School Students of Month for November

Edmonds eLearning Academy Anjelica Fellers Mother’s Name: Jodi Fellers GPA: 2.4 Anything else we should know? I look forward to running my household and, some day, raising my kids. Moses Fosburgh Mother’s Name: Arley Fosburgh GPA: 4.0 Community Service: National Park Service Future Educational Goals: College Future Career Goals: Movie director Edmonds Heights K-12 Nathaniel Cooper Moth... »

Shop for a cause Thanksgiving weekend at Cline Jewelers

This Friday-Sunday, Nov. 28-30, Cline Jewelers will be donating 10 percent of sales to the Edmonds School District Foundation’s Nourishing Network program. The program goal is to help provide weekend meals for homeless and low-income students in the Edmonds School District. Cline Jewelers is located at 105 5th Ave. S. next to the downtown Edmonds fountain. »

Meadowdale High School briefly locked down while police search for burglary suspect

Meadowdale High School was locked down for about 20 minutes Monday morning while police used a K-9 unit to search for a burglary suspect. Lynnwood Police responded to an attempted burglary about a half mile away from the school. A K9 track was performed. The high school was in lockdown from about 8:10 to 8:30 a.m. »

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... »

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