Edmonds students successfully lobby for passage of civil rights history bil

Thanks to a group of students at Edmonds’ Madrona K-8 School, the Washington State Senate Early Learning & K-12 Education Committee voted Thursday to pass SB 5174, which encourages the instruction of the history of the civil rights movement in our state‚Äôs schools. The proposal is the brainchild of The MLK Group, a team of…

Candlelight ceremony Sunday for Edmonds teacher killed in car crash

Families at Madrona K-8 school in Edmonds will be holding a candlelight ceremony at 5 p.m. Sunday to remember a popular physical education teacher who died in a car crash near Leavenworth Saturday morning. GayLynne Ullerich, 49, died at the scene of the accident on Highway 2 near Leavenworth, according to a report from the…

Madrona School locked down during Edmonds police search

Edmonds police locked down Madrona K-8 school Thursday while searching for two suspects in an attempted burglary at nearby Crescendo School (formerly Woodway Elementary). Edmonds Police Sgt. Don Anderson said that an employee at Crescendo School, located at 9521 240th St. S.W., reported finding two young men inside the music room just before noon. The…

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…

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…