Boy hit by a car on his way to school

This story comes to us courtesy of our friends at Lynnwood Today: A 7-year-old boy was hit by a car in Edmonds as he and his sisters were walking to Lynnwood’s Beverly Elementary School Wednesday morning. It happened when he tried to cross 164th Place Southwest at 52nd Avenue West around 8:20 a.m. Leslie Hynes…

Edmonds High School Class of 1970 class reunion is Oct. 16

The Edmonds High School class of 1970 is having its 40th Reunion on Saturday, Oct. 16. It will be held at the new Edmonds Yacht Club. Doors open at 6 p.m., buffet at 7:30 pm and festivities last until 11 p.m.  Join your fellow Tigers for this event to share memories and re-connect with classmates. To make a…

Students of Month for Edmonds-Woodway, Meadowdale high schools

Edmonds School District high schools have named their Students of the Month for September. Here are the students from our area: Edmonds-Woodway High Jack Jacobs Mother’s Name: Lee Lang Aw Father’s Name: Chris Jacobs Clubs & Activities: Ping Pong Club, Astronomy Club, Film Club, Leadership, Music, International Baccalaureate ASB: ASB Clubs Officer Athletics: Tennis, Soccer…

Street Strut early registration (with T-shirt) deadline is Monday

The second annual Edmonds Public Schools Foundation’s Street Strut is next Saturday, Oct. 9 in Edmonds, and the deadline to register and get a T-shirt is Monday, Oct. 4. Cost to register by Oct. 4 is $30 adult and $15 youth ages 9-18 (includes T-shirt). After Oct. 4 the adult price goes to $35 and…

Reminder: Edmonds’ Madrona School celebrates 20 years tonight

Madrona School in Edmonds turns 20 this year and the school is welcoming back all former students, teachers and parents to celebrate this big milestone tonight! The celebration includes a visit from Madrona’s first principal, Joe Rice, plus the Toucans Steel Drum band and a family barbecue. The school will share the contents of a…

Two from Edmonds-Woodway are Washington Aerospace Scholars

Rebecca Herivel and Stephen Weikel, both students at Edmonds-Woodway High School, recently graduated from the 2010 Washington Aerospace Scholars Summer Residency hosted by The Museum of Flight in Seattle. The two were among 160 students who qualified for the program from the 247 students who applied last November. They collaborated with other student participants on…

Two Edmonds-Woodway students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

Congratulations to National Merit Scholarship Corp. semifinalists Joshua Daranciang and Denise Schmitz of Edmonds-Woodway High School, who were among about 16,000 students receiving top scores nationwide in the 2009 Preliminary SAT. As semifinalists, they may become finalists eligible for scholarships from National Merit Scholarship, colleges and universities and corporate sponsors. National Merit finalists will be…

Edmonds parents: It counts when your child rides the bus this week

If your child is in the Edmonds School District and takes the bus to school, it’s important that he or she rides the bus this week. The district will count district-transported students on school buses each morning for five consecutive days starting tomorrow, Monday, Sept. 27 through Friday, Oct. 1. The number of students riding…

Reminder: Register for Oct. 9 Street Strut, to benefit Edmonds schools

Remember to register for the second annual Edmonds Public Schools Foundation’s Street Strut, scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 9 in Edmonds. Launched last year in honor of Lynnwood High School cross country coach Vic Bennet, the Street Strut is a 5 K (three-mile) run/walk on a route that covers some of Edmonds’ most scenic city streets….

Edmonds School District hosting English classes for adults Sept. 28

The Edmonds School District is offering English classes for adults at Mountlake Terrace High School starting next Tuesday, Sept. 28. These classes are for parents and family members of children in the district, and they will meet from 7-8:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday starting Sept. 28 and running through Nov. 23. Child care is…

Edmonds School Superintendent to host parent meetings in October

Edmonds School District Superintendent Nick Brossoit will host parent meetings around the district, with one meeting scheduled in each of the four quadrants of the district during October. Topics will include student achievement, the district’s fiscal outlook, and any other subjects of interest to those in attendance. Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. in the Alderwood…

Tonight: EWHS sponsoring 7th annual salmon barbecue fundraiser

A sure sign of fall in Edmonds? The annual pregame salmon barbecue sponsored by the Edmonds-Woodway High School Parent Staff Organization — this year prior to Friday’s EWHS-vs.-Meadowdale football game at Edmonds Stadium. Bring your appetite for a full meal featuring fresh-caught Alaskan salmon for $10 or a hot dog dinner for $5. Dinner will…

Holy Rosary Edmonds to host Tom Petosa Golf Classic Sept. 24

Holy Rosary Edmonds is now taking registrations for the third-annual Tom Petosa Classic – one of south Snohomish County’s largest golf fundraisers of the year – scheduled for Friday, Sept. 24 at 1 p.m. at Harbour Pointe Golf Club in Mukilteo (11817 Harbour Pointe Boulevard). Day-of registration and check in begin at noon. Proceeds from…

Edmonds’ Madrona School to celebrate 20 years with Oct. 1 birthday party

Madrona School in Edmonds turns 20 this year and the school would like to welcome back all former students, teachers and parents to celebrate this big milestone. On the evening of Oct. 1, Madrona will have a family-oriented birthday party. The celebration will bring back some old Madrona traditions, including a visit from Joe Rice, the first…

Edmonds-Woodway takes trophy in district-wide Intimidator Challenge

The Red Onion’s Intimidator challenge Sunday night was decided in a down-to-the wire, last few belly busting bites, our friends at MLTNews.com report. Edmonds offensive center Marco Hernandez took home the hardware, finishing his burger just ahead of Mountlake Terrace defensive end Julian Snow. Third place went to Edmonds right tackle Caleb Tuivonovono, with all…

School starts in Edmonds Tuesday, Sept. 7 – tips for arriving safely

As schools open their doors Sept. 7 and students wait at bus stops or walk to school, the Edmonds School District appreciates everyone’s best efforts to make sure all students remain safe. Families eligible for bus transportation have received a card in the mail with their bus stop details, but routes for each school are…

Appreciation for your levy support

Voters throughout the Edmonds School District were asked on the Primary Election ballot to provide additional funding to support the 20,000 students attending our 33 schools and programs. Despite knowing how much the dollars are needed to maintain and prevent further, dramatic reductions to our classrooms, it was not an easy question to pose at…

New rules for renting space in Edmonds School District buildings

Anyone interested in renting space in an Edmonds School District building should note that the district has recently changed  both the number of buildings available and how that use is scheduled. The changes are aimed at reducing energy costs, using custodial time more efficiently and making the rental process more equitable district-wide, the district said…

Edmonds School District receives $1 million to aid U.S. history teaching

The Edmonds School District has received a three-year grant of nearly $1 million from the U.S. Department of Education intended to bolster U.S. history teachers’ knowledge of American history. This $999,845 grant will allow the district to bring in notable historians to work with teachers.  The teachers will be investigating multiple perspectives of American history…

Edmonds school levy passing with 54 percent of vote

Unofficial election results released by the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office Tuesday night indicate that Edmonds School District’s Supplemental Levy is passing with 54 percent of the vote so far — 10,615 votes in favor and 8,991 against. A simple majority is required for passage. That’s with 87,088 votes counted and does not include ballots that…

Back-to-school drives for Edmonds kids in need: How you can help

As students prepare to go back to school this fall, it’s an unfortunate fact that some Edmonds families can’t afford new school supplies, food or clothing for their children. Here are four local projects that could use your support: – Clothes for Kids has an immediate, urgent need for community volunteers to assist in running its boutique shop located…

New principals announced for Edmonds schools

The Edmonds School District has announced the following appointments of new principals and assistant principals in Edmonds for the 2010-11 school year: Jack Sackett, who was most recently an assistant principal in the Mukilteo School District, is the new principal for Seaview Elementary School. Andrea Hillman is an assistant principal at Meadowdale High School, coming…

Edmonds schools foundation seeking women willing to mentor teen girls

Are you a woman who could provide an understanding ear to a teen searching to find herself, find her voice, or sort out who she is-and what she wants to become? Do you remember the older friend, neighbor, or teacher who made time for you and helped you realize you were important? The new Women…