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Two Edmonds School District robotics teams heading to FIRST World Championships

Two Edmonds School District robotics teams heading to FIRST World Championships

Edmonds-Woodway High’s robotics team M*A*S*H 4077, and Lynnwood High’s Royal Robotics Team 2522, competed with 64 teams at the Pacific Northwest District Championships in Portland. Royal Robotics was ranked 2 and M*A*S*H was ranked 12 out of 153 teams in the Pacific Northwest. At the District Championships, M*A*S*H made it to the semifinals and earned enough ranking points to secure on... »

Cafe Rio makes gift to Edmonds Public Schools Foundation

Cafe Rio makes gift to Edmonds Public Schools Foundation

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Diana White elected new president of Edmonds School Board; student honored for service

Diana White elected new president of Edmonds School Board; student honored for service

The Edmonds School Board Tuesday night elected Diana White as president, a step necessitated by the recent resignation of Boardmember Susan Philips, who held that position. The board also elected Kory DeMun as the legislative representative and Gary Noble as the board’s vice president. “It’s not something we really wanted to do, but we have to do it and we will keep her [Phillips] in our hea... »

Edmonds District schools receive Washington Achievement Awards

Six Edmonds School District schools have been recognized with 2013 Washington Achievement Awards. Presented by the Washington State Board of Education and the Superintendent of Public Instruction, the awards recognize schools for excellence and progress based on the state’s Accountability Index and the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Flexibility Waiver. The award is given in six cate... »

Scene in Edmonds: Holy Rosary students play Easter Bunny

Scene in Edmonds: Holy Rosary students play Easter Bunny

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Edmonds School District honored for community support of family services

Edmonds School District honored for community support of family services

The Center for Human Services, a community-based nonprofit youth and family services agency located in Shoreline, recently awarded the Edmonds School District the 2014 Dorrit Pealy Award. The award is given annually to an individual and organization that provides their community with outstanding support, and is given in honor of Dorrit Pealy, a Center for Human Services founding board member. The ... »

Meadowdale senior project surfaces truckloads of trash

Meadowdale senior project surfaces truckloads of trash

Saturday morning walkers along the Edmonds Marina could hardly miss the activity as a small army of scuba divers hauled load after load of underwater trash out of the water and onto the dock. Ranging from furniture to boat hardware, tools and even a bowling ball, it was all part of Meadowdale High School student Shane Hayes’ senior project to clean up underwater trash at the marina. When con... »

Edmonds School District named 2014 ‘Best Community for Music Education’

Edmonds School District named 2014 ‘Best Community for Music Education’

The Edmonds School District has been recognized by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education with a Best Communities for Music Education designation. The district was one of 376 districts nationwide – and only two others in Washington state – to receive the prestigious distinction in 2014. In its 15th year, Best Communitie... »

Baseball: Mavs top Seagulls 7 -3 in 8 innings Wednesday

Baseball: Mavs top Seagulls 7 -3 in 8 innings Wednesday

In a game that was moved from Everett Memorial Stadium to Meadowdale High School, the Mavericks scored four times in the 8th inning for the 7-3 win over Everett. Brett Schaefer had a two-out, 2 RBI double in the top of the 8th inning driving in Justin Ridley and Jacob Hunnewell to give Meadowdale the lead for good. Jacob Hunnewell then pitched a 1 – 2 – 3 bottom of the 8th to secure the win for Me... »

Edmonds-area high school students of the month for March

Edmonds-area high school students of the month for March

Edmonds E-Learning Nicholas G. Cooper. (Nick) Mother’s Name: April Cooper Father’s Name: Glenn Cooper GPA: 3.8 Clubs and Activities: Assistant Basketball Coach Sno-King Youth Club Future Educational Goals: Accepted to Seattle University Future Career Goals: I want to be a Civil Engineer Rosalie McCall Mother’s Name: Cyndi Sparre Father’s Name: Travis Sparre GPA: 3.5 Clubs a... »

Verdant Health Commission grant to help Move 60! program continue at all 22 Edmonds District elementary schools

Verdant Health Commission grant to help Move 60! program continue at all 22 Edmonds District elementary schools

A Verdant Health Commission grant will renew funding for the Move 60! program at all 22 Edmonds District elementary schools. Move 60! gets students moving an hour a day, four days a week in an effort to increase opportunities for student activity and exercise outside of the typical school day. The program has been a hit with students too as they clamor to be a part of this exciting opportunity. Wi... »

Lynnwood Rotary’s $30,000 grant expands pre-kindergarten programs at four Edmonds District Schools

Lynnwood Rotary’s $30,000 grant expands pre-kindergarten programs at four Edmonds District Schools

Presenting the $30,000 check during the March 27 Lynnwood Rotary lunch meeting is President Sue Venable (far left). Accepting the grant on behalf of the Edmonds School District are (left to right): Mountlake Terrace Elementary Principal Doug Johnson; Early Learning Manager Karen Schreiber and Superintendent Nick Brossoit.   As a line of kindergarten students walk past Mountlake Terrace Elemen... »

Edmonds School District to continue series of Strategic Direction meetings April 2

Edmonds School District to continue series of Strategic Direction meetings April 2

The Edmonds School District will hold the second of four Strategic Direction Community Input Meetings this Wednesday, April 2 beginning at 7 p.m. in the Lynnwood High School Theater. The meetings are a chance to provide input on Edmonds School District’s Strategic Direction work and to learn more about the district’s 2014-15 budget. Each of these meetings is open to anyone in the community. ... »

Registration for Meadowdale HS Class of 2014 graduation party now underway

Attention, all parents of Meadowdale High School Class of 2014 seniors: Registration for the MHS Graduation Party is happening now. Here are the details, as shared by parent Sheila Crosby: Your senior has the opportunity to attend an All-Night, Mega-fun-filled Party on Saturday, June 14, 2014 following the Commencement ceremony that is happening earlier that day. This event is designed to provide ... »

March Madness for Matthew Truax Basketball Tournament raises funds

March Madness for Matthew Truax Basketball Tournament raises funds

  Meadowdale and Mountlake Terrace coaches and teachers gather on the court after Wednesday’s March Madness for Matthew Truax Basketball Tournament Wednesday at Meadowdale High School. (Photos by David Pan)   Coaches and teachers from Meadowdale and Mountlake Terrace high schools came together for a good cause Wednesday night.   Meadowdale teacher Dan Taylor dribbles past a Mountlak... »

Edmonds School Board seeks candidate for open director position

Edmonds School Board seeks candidate for open director position

The Edmonds School District Board of Directors agreed last night to open Board Director Position No. 4 for nominations to fill the open seat on the five-member Board. Nomination forms are due April 4. You can nominate yourself or another community member residing within Director District No. 4. Nominated individuals will be invited to apply for the position. Candidate applications are due April 17... »

Edmonds School Board honors parents of Matthew Truax

Edmonds School Board honors parents of Matthew Truax

The crowded Edmonds School Board meeting on Tuesday night began with a celebration of Melinda and Jerry Truax for their recent work with the Nick of Time Foundation. Melinda and Jerry are the parents of Matthew Truax, who passed away suddenly in September from cardiac arrest. Ever since, the couple has been working closely with the Nick of Time Foundation, which raises awareness and works towards ... »

E-W’s Robotics team qualifies for PNW championships

E-W’s Robotics team qualifies for PNW championships

All three Edmonds School District Robotics teams made it into the semifinal at the FIRST Robotics Shorewood District event last weekend. Mountlake Terrace High’s Team 1778 was on the second-seeded alliance and played against Lynnwood High’s Team 2522 (in a sixth-seeded alliance). Lynnwood’s Team 2522 defeated Mountlake Terrace’s Team 1778 and faced Edmonds-Woodway High’s Team 4077 in the final mat... »

Public invited to provide input on Edmonds School District’s strategic direction

Public invited to provide input on Edmonds School District’s strategic direction

The public is invited to attend one of four Edmonds School District’s annual community meetings with Superintendent Nick Brossoit. The first meeting is scheduled from 4-6 p.m., Wednesday, March 26 at the Meadowdale High School Theater. The meeting is a chance to provide input on Edmonds School District’s Strategic Direction work and to learn more about the 2014-15 budget. You may attend either in ... »

Westgate Elementary invites community to leadership assembly Thursday

Westgate Elementary School is inviting the Edmonds community to attend the school’s First Annual Leadership Day this Thursday, March 27 from 9 to 11 a.m. The day will include a leadership assembly followed by a student showcase. Since last June, Westgate teachers and students have been working on an integrated approach to leadership development known as the Leader in Me, based on Stephen Cov... »

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