Scriber Lake HS honors its seniors during drive-up ceremony

Scriber Lake High School seniors had their turn Wednesday as the 2020 graduates from Edmonds School District high schools were filmed this week as part of the virtual graduation ceremony to accommodate social distancing requirements related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Members of the Scriber Class of 2020 arrived by car in the school parking lot…

Edmonds Heights K-12 makes it special for Class of 2020

Edmonds Heights K-12 is proud of its individual approach to learning that involves parents directly, allowing them to be the primary educators of their children. So it’s only natural that their graduation ceremonies, especially in this year of COVID-19, should reflect this. “We’ve always made parents part of our graduation,” said Principal Dr. Scott Mauk. “And…

E-W senior beats odds, joins classmates at drive-through graduation

High school graduation is an important milestone in a young adult’s life story. It is the end of a long journey and a reward for perseverance and hard work. For one Edmonds-Woodway senior, it is much more. In her junior year, Emily Hood was diagnosed with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG), a terminal, inoperable brain…

Scene in Edmonds: EWHS celebrates the Class of 2020

Edmonds-Woodway High School seniors were among the 2020 graduates from Edmonds School District high schools being filmed this week as part of the virtual graduation ceremony to accommodate social distancing requirements related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Members of the Warrior Class of 2020 arrived by car in the EWHS parking lot Tuesday for video and…

Class of 2020 Edmonds eLearning Academy students participate in video graduation

Class of 2020 seniors from the Edmonds School District’s eLearning Academy program on Tuesday participated in the production process for the virtual graduation ceremony being filmed to accommodate social distancing requirements related to the COVID-19 pandemic. On Tuesday, students arrived at an appointed time in the College Place Middle School parking lot to be filmed receiving…

Meadowdale HS honors Class of 2020 with festive commencement

In a special ceremony that will live in the memories of parents, teachers, administrators —  and especially the graduates of the Class of 2020 —  Meadowdale High School pulled out all the stops despite the COVID shutdown, setting a new standard for the old saying “when the world gives you lemons, make lemonade.” “All credit…

Edmonds School Board receives district financial report, approves multiple capital projects

In spite of revenue losses due to state-mandated school closures, the Edmonds School District is managing to tread water during challenging financial times, according to a report from district staff. At its May 26 business meeting, the Edmonds School District Board of Directors reviewed the district’s monthly financial report, which showed a complete stoppage of…

Edmonds Arts Festival volunteers feed students’ creative side amid pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic triggered the cancellation of this year’s Edmonds Arts Festival, but it hasn’t detoured festival volunteers from their mission to support the arts and art education across the Edmonds School District. Board members from the Edmonds Arts Festival and Festival Foundation assembled art kits and this week are distributing them to families at 10…

Last day of school now June 19, Edmonds School District says

The Edmonds School District announced Tuesday night that the last day of school is now Friday, June 19. “This new date coincides with the state’s decision to not require the 2019-20 school year to go past June 19,” the district said. The district had scheduled the last day for June 22, due to snow make-up…

Verdant Health Commission donates $11K to help feed Edmonds College students

To help provide food and assistance for Edmonds College students who are experiencing food insecurity during COVID-19, the Verdant Health Commission has donated $11,880 to the Edmonds College Foundation. “We appreciate the generosity of our community partners during this time,” said Edmonds College President Dr. Amit B. Singh. “Our students are facing significant challenges, and…

Parents asked to offer feedback on summer learning opportunities for K-8 students

With plans in development for summer learning opportunities, the Edmonds School District is asking for community feedback in an online survey. The survey is available for feedback on summer learning for elementary and middle school (K-8) students. Families are asked to take a few minutes to complete the brief survey to share whether they are…

It’s a drive-thru celebration as EWHS seniors pick up caps and gowns

It was the first act of a graduation like no other in a year like no other, as the 385 members of Edmonds-Woodway High School’s Class of 2020 arrived to pick up their caps and gowns in a festive motorcade through the school parking lot — amid banners, balloons, upbeat music and cheering throngs of…

From the air: Honoring Meadowdale High School Class of 2020

Pretty cool fly-over of bus formation at the @MeadowdaleMavs senior parade today courtesy of Silver Creek Family Church! Seniors picked up caps and gowns while cheered on by teachers, coaches, our officers, and a drum line! #Congrats #ClassOf2020 pic.twitter.com/js7Wk1GxGd — Lynnwood Police (@LynnwoodPD) May 19, 2020   Meadowdale High School seniors collected their commencement caps…

MTHS senior places first in 2020 state science and engineering fair

Edmonds resident and Mountlake Terrace High Schools senior Noak Erickson placed first in the 2020 Washington State Science and Engineering Fair. Competing in the Systems Software category, his project was titled “Intelligent Parking Garage Vehicle Control and Commuter Information.” A resident of the Seaview neighborhood, Erickson attended Seaview Elementary and Brighton School before enrolling at…

Students Saving Salmon honored with Youth Conservation Leader award

The Snohomish County Conservation District has selected Students Saving Salmon — which operates at both Edmonds-Woodway and Meadowdale high schools — as a recipient of the district’s 2019 Youth Conservation Leader award. Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 situation, the Conservation District had to cancel its “Better Grounds Showcase” award ceremony where Students Saving Salmon would…

Edmonds School District wants feedback on proposed math assessment systems

During the 2019-20 school year, the Edmonds School District engaged in a Math Assessment Pilot to find a districtwide common assessment in mathematics. Now, the district is asking parents to review two systems and offer feedback. Additionally, district staff has been exploring the online instructional tools that accompany the assessment systems that have been piloted…

Emergency funds available to Edmonds School District students enrolled at Edmonds College

Edmonds School District students enrolled in an Edmonds College class or program may be eligible for emergency financial assistance. The Student Emergency Assistance Grants provide funding and connect students enrolled in programs like College in High School, Running Start, ESL or GED. The Edmonds College Foundation Emergency Assistance Program offers grants up to $500 for…

Meadowdale HS jazz vocal group wins Downbeat Magazine music award

Meadowdale High School’s Impressions Choir won the Large High School Vocal Jazz Ensemble category in Downbeat Magazine’s 2020 Student Music Awards. Downbeat is the nation’s leading jazz publication dating back to 1934. Meadowdale was recognized as a runner-up several times in the past, but this was the first time the school was named as the…

Edmonds School District High School Students of the Month April 2020

Edmonds Heights K-12 School Reagan Frank Mother’s Name: Brenda Frank Father’s Name: David Frank GPA: 3.775 Clubs & Activities: ASB, three years. Athletics: Ultimate frisbee, three years. Honors: Honor roll in construction trades at Sno-Isle Tech Skills Center Significant School Project: I helped build a tiny house at Sno-Isle Tech Career Goals: I am still…

Virtual community forum May 13 for three ESD assistant superintendent finalists

The Edmonds School District has announced three finalists for the assistant superintendent position being vacated by Justin Irish, who is leaving to become superintendent in the Anacortes School District. All three will appear at a virtual community forum at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 13. The finalists are: Sarah Pritchett: Since 2013, Prichett has been the…