Move 60! exercise program for early learners on Saturdays

Move 60! is a free, drop-in activity program for all early learners in the Edmonds School District promoting exercise, movement and fun. Anyone is welcome to attend any site. This program is free and funded by Verdant Health Commission. Parents and caregivers must stay with their children during class time. Who: Preschool and kindergarten age…

Eat at Panda Express Friday and benefit EWHS Class of 2020

Eat at Panda Express in Edmonds anytime Friday, Oct. 25 and benefit the Edmonds-Woodway High School Class of 2020 prom and graduation ceremony fundraising. Simply show this flyer below at the cash register when you pay, to ensure the Class of 2020 gets 20% of the sale. Panda Express is located just south of Winco…

Reproductive health and disease prevention parent/guardian review night Nov. 7

Parents and/or guardians of Edmonds School District students are encouraged to attend a reproductive health and disease prevention night Thursday, Nov. 7, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the Educational Services Center in Lynnwood. Attendees can learn about the Reproductive Health and Disease Prevention Curriculum, which is taught in grades 5-12.   Families can review the complete…

Edmonds schools foundation receives $5K racial equity grant from Rick Steves

The Foundation for Edmonds School District has received a $5,000 Racial Equity Grant from Rick Steves’ Europe Foundation in partnership with the Edmonds School District. The grant funds the continuation of work begun by the district in 2018-2019 to create a racially and culturally inclusive learning community for all students. This is the second $5,000…

Scene in Edmonds: Coho salmon are back in Shell Creek

Sightings of adult coho salmon in Shell Creek started this last weekend. This marks the start of the annual migration of salmon into the creek to spawn. Students from the Edmonds-Woodway High School’s Students Saving Salmon club were thrilled to observe salmon during their first surveys of the creek last weekend, club advisor Joe Scordino…

ESD Equity Alliance for Achievement meeting Oct. 21

The community is invited to attend the first Equity Alliance for Achievement (EAACH) of the year Monday, Oct. 21, at Alderwood Middle School Commons. The event will take place from 6:30-8 p.m. Learn about how the community can work on equity in the district, with a discussion of the following:  What are school resource officers…

Edmonds School District to host Latino Family Information Night Oct. 23

The community is invited to Latino Family Information Night Wednesday, Oct. 23. from 6-8 p.m. Learn about high school graduation credit requirements and opportunities at the community college. We have partnered with Edmonds Community College to provide a family-friendly information night for families with students from sixth to 12th grade in Spanish. Interpreters will be…

Family information sessions set for Edmonds School District highly capable programs

The Edmonds School District is holding parent/guardian information sessions to find out more about district programs aimed at helping identify and support highly capable students. Highly capable students may demonstrate these attributes: – Exceptionally curious. – Come up with complex and abstract ideas. – Learn new ideas without instruction or direction. – Ponder advanced questions…

Floretum announces grant program to fund school gardens

Edmonds Floretum Garden Club is offering teachers in the Edmonds School District financial support to plan and implement gardening projects for their students. The funds could be used for garden beds, instructional units, plants and other gardening materials, assistance with building, planting, watering, or other ideas being considered. Initial grants up to $500 are renewable….

Brandi named to National School Foundation Industry Leadership Council

The Foundation for Edmonds School District’s Executive Director Deborah Brandi has been appointed to the National School Foundation Association (NSFA) Industry Leadership Council. Brandi will serve a three-year term as Washington’s representative on the council and NSFA’s ambassador to preK-12 school foundations across the state.  NSFA’s Industry Leadership Council was created in 2017 to better…

Trade Up! introduces high school students to a career path after graduation

Local high school students received a hands-on demonstration Thursday of career opportunities in trade jobs available outside of a college education. The Edmonds School District, through a partnership with the Foundation for Edmonds School District and Snohomish County Labor, hosted Trade Up! — a hands-on exploration in trades like carpentry, electrical work and concrete laying….

Edmonds Chamber forum part 1: Questions to Edmonds School Board candidates

The latest in the current cycle of election-season candidate forums brought 15 candidates in eight separate races to podium Monday evening in the Edmonds City Council Chambers. Hosted by the Edmonds Chamber and moderated by David Cornell, the event included candidates for Edmonds Mayor, City Council and School Board. The candidates responded to a series…

School board votes to put capital construction bond, replacement levy on ballot

The Edmonds School District Board of Directors Tuesday night unanimously approved a $600 million capital construction bond and a $96 million replacement technology/capital levy. Voters will decide on the measures in an election to be held Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. “We are excited to move forward with the bond and levy measures,” said School Board…

Workforce Snohomish to hold apprenticeship celebration Nov. 7

In recognition of National Apprenticeship Week, Workforce Snohomish is holding a National Apprenticeship Celebration on Nov. 7 from 3-7 p.m. at the Sno-Isle Skills Center. The event will include an apprenticeship panel, hands-on activities, meet and greet with potential hiring employers and a free barbecue. Learn in-demand skills and earn a livable wage with no…

Edmonds School District to host Trade Up! event Oct. 10

The Edmonds School District, in conjunction with the Edmonds School Foundation and Snohomish County Labor, is hosting Trade Up! The event will be held on Thursday, Oct. 10 at the former-Alderwood Middle School campus.    Twelve community partners will provide the roughly 100 students attending information on career opportunities in trades. Participating industries include —…

Pacific Northwest College Admission Counseling fair for all students at Lynnwood HS Oct. 8

Lynnwood High School is hosting the first Pacific Northwest Association for College Admission Counseling (PNACAC) Snohomish County Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 8. Approximately 70 in- and out-of-state colleges and universities will be in attendance. There will be two sessions: Morning session, 9-11 a.m. and evening session, 6-8 p.m. Both sessions will be in the main…

Learn more about ESD special education services at Oct. 2 meet and greet

The Edmonds School District Student Services Department and the Special Education Advisory Council (SEAC) is hosting a meet and greet event Wednesday, Oct. 2 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Edmonds School District Office, 20420 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood/ Attendees will get an overview of district programs and learn who to contact when they have questions about…

Edmonds CC to celebrate Manufacturing Day Oct. 4

Edmonds Community College will host a Manufacturing Day event from noon-4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, to highlight modern manufacturing — a vibrant and growing industry that offers diverse, high-paying career opportunities. Manufacturing Day is an annual, national event that showcases modern manufacturing careers and encourages thousands of companies and educational institutions to open their doors…

Reminder: Eat at MOD Pizza Sept. 30 and benefit EWHS Class of 2020

Eat at MOD Pizza in Lynnwood Sept. 30 and benefit Edmonds-Woodway’s senior class of 2020 prom and graduation ceremony expenses. Purchase your meal from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. and mention your group’s name. MOD Pizza will donate 20% of all proceeds to the Edmonds Woodway Senior Class. Click here to learn more. MOD Pizza is located at…

Edmonds School Board begins search process for new superintendent

With the news in August that Edmonds School District Superintendent Kris McDuffy intends to retire in June 2020, the Edmonds School District Board of Directors has started the process of finding a new superintendent. According to information released by the school district, the school board plans to complete the superintendent search by April 2020. The…

School District Equity Alliance for Achievement community meeting set for Sept. 23

Edmonds School District students, families, community and staff are invited to the first Equity Alliance for Achievement (EAACH) meeting of the school year on Monday, Sept. 23, from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Educational Services Center, 20420 68th Ave W in Lynnwood. Equity Alliance for Achievement is a district-level community meeting with a race and equity focus. The…

Waterfront Center’s intergenerational trivia pools knowledge of young and old

The foundations have yet to be poured for the new Edmonds Waterfront Center being built on the site of the now-demolished Edmonds Senior Center, but staff is already working on the its core mission to bring the generations together. The latest example was an Intergenerational Trivia event Friday afternoon at downtown’s Trinity Church on Daley…

Career and Technical Education success stories at Edmonds School Board meeting

After reviewing the success of the Edmonds School District’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) from the 2018-19 school year, the Edmonds School Board of Directors unanimously voted Sept. 10 to approve the updated CTE five-year work plan. CTE teaches middle and high school students specific skilled trades, applied sciences, modern technologies and career preparation. Each school…