Ballots in the mail for school levy election

Starting Friday, Edmonds voters will begin receiving mail-in ballots for the Feb. 9 Edmonds School District Replacement School Programs and Operation Levy. “This measure is not additional funding —  it is what we need in order to continue to operate each day,” School Board President Ann McMurray said. “It directly supports the learning and teaching…

High school still needs community volunteers Jan. 28

Edmonds-Woodway High School needs 15 adults from the community to participate in Culminating Project presentations of graduating seniors at Edmonds-Woodway High School on Thursday, Jan. 28. Volunteers will be joining EWHS staff members on a panel to listen to three or four student presentations of about 15-20 minutes each and will be scheduled on the…

EWHS cheer squad sponsoring clinic Jan. 30

Edmonds-Woodway High School’s cheer squad is sponsoring a cheer clinic from 10 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30 at the high school’s Great Hall. The clinic, which is open to anyone in kindergarten- 8th grade, costs $35 if registered before Jan.26 or $40 after. Registration fee includes a cheer clinic T-shirt, pom-poms, a photo and admittance…

Community volunteers needed for EWHS senior presentations Jan. 28

A total of 30 community members are needed to support local youth by participating in Culminating Project presentations of graduating seniors at Edmonds-Woodway High School on Thursday, Jan. 28. Volunteers will be joining EWHS staff members on a panel to listen to three or four student presentations of about 15-20 minutes each and will be…

Edmonds School District hosting information fair Saturday

The Edmonds School District is hosting its annual information fair from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the new Lynnwood High School, 18218 North Road, Lynnwood. Parents can learn about kindergarten registration and districtwide programs and opportunities. They can also tour the new high school, meet with school board members and review the health curriculum….

Police, schools shed light on local gangs, and how parents can keep kids safe

The photo projected on the screen at Meadowdale High School Tuesday night could have been that of any extended family of teens and adults: all smiles and gathered for a group portrait on the Edmonds waterfront. In reality, those in the photo were members of Surenos 13, the most common street gang in South Snohomish…

Reminder: Register now for Dec. 9 Celebrating Edmonds Music fundraiser

Join arts patrons, school leaders and other guests at Lynnwood’s Embassy Suites Hotel Wednesday, Dec. 9  for champagne and appetizers, plus silent and live auctions, to benefit 5th grade music education in the Edmonds School District. Make your reservation now through the Edmonds Public Education Foundation. The event runs from 5:30-9 p.m. If you can’t…

Jewelry sale to benefit E-W athletic booster club auction

Shop for beautiful jewelry Tuesday, Dec. 1 and benefit sports programs at Edmonds-Woodway High School at the same time through the Silpada Designs Holiday Open House at the Woodway home of Lynn Kern, Silpada Designs representative. Kern is opening her home for a day of Christmas shopping between noon-5 p.m. or 7-9 p.m. at 24130…

Edmonds-Woodway, Meadowdale fall athletes earn Wesco All-League honors

Congratulations to the following Edmonds-Woodway (Class 4A) and Meadowdale High School (3A) students who were recognized by area coaches as Fall 2009 Wesco South All-League selections for their respective sports teams: Football 4A (all Edmonds-Woodway) First Team Offense-WR Reid Sullivan, Sr.; OL Phoenix Horn, Sr. First Team Defense: DB Reid Sullivan, Sr.; Dolan Edney, Sr….

Garden Gear store collecting labels for Louis Braille School

If you are cooking with any Campbell’s products during the holidays — including Swanson Broth, Pepperidge Farm, V-8 Juice or Campell’s Soups — save the cans, bottles or boxes and bring them to Lili Jang, owner of the Garden Gear store, 102 5th Ave. N.,  in downtown Edmonds. Jang is collecting “Labels for Education” proofs…

Education Foundation’s Dec. 9 auction to support music in schools

The Edmonds Public Education Foundation has launched “Celebrating Edmonds Music,” an initiative to support music education in the Edmonds School District, including a plan to put musical instruments into the hands of children attending Edmonds’ public schools. The first event is a Celebrating Edmonds Music Appetizer Auction Wednesday, Dec. 9, from 5:30 -9 p.m. at…

‘Ivanov’ debuts at EWHS theater

The Edmonds-Woodway High School Players tonight open their production of “Ivanov,” a classic drama by Anton Checkhov. Once a man of great influence and means, Ivanov has fallen into debt and out of love with his wife, Anna, who is slowly dying from tuberculosis. Spending his evenings away at the home of the Lebedevs among…

The Edmonds-Woodway Players to present ‘Ivanov’ Nov. 19-22

Mark your calendars for next Thursday-Sunday, when the Edmonds-Woodway Players present “Ivanov.” The classic drama by Anton Checkhov will be performed by the play production class at Edmonds-Woodway High School. Once a man of great influence and means, Ivanov has fallen into debt and out of love with his wife, Anna, who is slowly dying…

Warrior volleyball team falls in first round of state tourney

The Edmonds-Woodway volleyball team lost 3-1 this morning to defending state champion Lewis and Clark from Spokane, and now drops to the losers’ bracket at the 4A state tournament in Kennewick. The Warriors will return to the court at 2 p.m. today vs. Woodinville High School, which lost 3-0 to Curtis High School from Tacoma….

E-W Drill and Pom team starts season with trophy, Spirit award

The Edmonds-Woodway High School Drill and Pom team started the 2009-2010 school season with an unprecedented third place win at its first competition of the year at Lake Washington High School in Kirkland Nov. 7. Not only did the team receive a trophy for this high placement, it also brought home the Spirit award for…

Reminder: Edmonds public schools off today

Today, Friday, Nov. 6, is a non-student day for the Edmonds School District. Teachers will use the day for professional development while your kids grab some extra sleep.

Edmonds Schools Superintendent to host parent meeting

Edmonds School District Superintendent Nick Brossoit will hold a meeting for all parents in the district’s southwest quadrant tonight, Nov. 5 , at College Place Middle School, 7501 208th St. S.W., Lynnwood, beginning at 7 p.m. The southwest quadrant includes College Place Middle School, Edmonds-Woodway High School, Scriber Lake High School, Edmonds Home School Resource…

Plunkett, Peterson, Fraley-Monillas leading in council races

Edmonds voters are returning two incumbents — real estate agent Michael Plunkett and cheese shop owner Strom Peterson — to the City Council, while newcomer Adrienne Fraley-Monillas is leading former councilmember Lora Petso for Council Position 3. With ballots from an estimated 56 percent of expected Edmonds voters counted last night, Plunkett had a substantial…

Grand opening for new arts school at former Woodway Elementary

The former Woodway Elementary School in Edmonds, which the Edmonds School District closed last year as a cost-saving measure, has become the new home to the private Crescendo Artistic Environment School Woodway, a preschool-6th grade school that combines arts and academic education. Edmonds residents can learn more about the school during an open house on…

Support the Warriors: Friday night homecoming game vs. Terrace

It’s high school football under the lights, and even better, it’s homecoming for Edmonds-Woodway High School! Kick-off for the Edmonds-Woodway vs. Mountlake Terrace contest is at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16 at Edmonds Stadium (7600 212th St., across from Stevens Hospital), with a half-time show featuring the coronation of homecoming royalty, entertainment and more. Bring…

Street Strut draws over 400 to support Edmonds district schools

More than 400 supporters of Edmonds School District schools participated in this morning’s Bill Hamilton Memorial 5K Street Strut, with all proceeds going to enhance classroom learning. Organizers of the new event, which benefits the Public Education Foundation for Children in Edmonds Schools, were delighted with the turnout and hope that it becomes an annual…

Make sure your child rides the school bus next week!

If your child usually rides an Edmonds School District bus, make sure that he or she rides next week. That’s when drivers will count each student who rides the bus in the morning, as well as those who ride the kindergarten bus at midday. Why are those numbers important? Because they determine the amount of…

Reminder: No school in Edmonds tomorrow

Parents of children attending Edmonds public schools, take note: Friday, Oct. 9, is a non-school day. Teachers WILL be in school, using this time for professional development activities. Classes resume on Monday, Oct. 12.