‘Who Was Chief Seattle’ topic of Sno-King School Retirees virtual presentation Feb. 18

Sno-King School Retirees and Humanities Washington are sponsoring a free virtual program,”Who Was Chief Seattle,” with David Buerge, a member of the 2019-2021 Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau, from 1-3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, via Zoom. Chief Seattle wrote nothing down during his life, yet his words—both real and imagined—are known throughout the world. The result…

Coming up: Jan. 31 deadline for students to apply to MTHS STEM program

The deadline for applying to Mountlake Terrace High School’s 2021-2022 STEM Magnet Program is Sunday, Jan. 31. An Edmonds School District “Choice Program,” the MTHS STEM program is availabe to students districtwide. It provides a four-year STEM curriculum, integrating science, technology, engineering and mathematics, including several after-school STEM related clubs to enhance students’ STEM experiences. The goal…

Edmonds School District students invited to apply for VFW Post 8870 Freedom Scholarship

Edmonds-based VFW Post 8870 is offering its Freedom Scholarship to graduating high school seniors. To apply, students must have at least one sibling, parent or grandparent who is a U.S. military veteran and reside within the Edmonds or Mukilteo School Districts.  Students who live inside those school district boundaries but attend private schools or are…

Edmonds School District considering dual-language program at two elementary schools

The Edmonds School District is considering offering a new dual-language program next fall at two elementary schools that would split classroom instruction time between Spanish and English. At the Edmond School Board’s Jan. 12 business meeting, staff recommended adopting a two-way dual learning program for the 2021-22 school year that would begin teaching students to…

Sno-Isle Libraries offers certificate program for entry to IT field

For all those interested in potential careers in the information technology field, Sno-Isle Libraries is offering a second round of CompTIA A+ certification for many entry-level jobs. The certificate demonstrates an individual’s knowledge of IT and commitment to it as a career. Sno-Isle Libraries piloted the online CompTIA A+ certification program this past year to…

BECU accepting applications for annual student member scholarship program

The BECU Foundation is currently accepting applications from student members for its annual scholarship program. This year, the BECU Foundation is recognizing and awarding $2,500 scholarships to full-time high school seniors and undergraduates currently enrolled in an accredited two-year, four-year or technical college or university who play an active role in giving back to their…

Washington Kids in Transition receives grant to support students in need

Washington Kids in Transition has received a $129,000 Student Learning Supports Grant from the state Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), one of 40 community-based organizations selected. The grant will provide continued support for students and families who qualify for McKinney Vento services (for students experiencing homelessness), foster care and the Edmonds School District’s federal…

Alderwood Terrace Rotary Club honors three as December Educators of Month

The Rotary Club of Alderwood Terrace has selected its Edmonds School District Educators of the Month for December. The role of Student Intervention Coordinator requires the ability to make use of many skills: To listen, problem solve and support people in times of crisis. To that extent, Angie Peters has excelled at Mountlake Terrace Elementary…

Edmonds School District High School Students of Month for December 2020

Edmonds eLearning Academy Sophia Susanto Interests: My interests are traveling around the world with family, trying out new technology, programming, and developing websites. As I travel, I love to try different foods and experience other cultures. Community Service: I tutor math. Also, I volunteer for Sunday School at my church and help cook for the…

Save the date: Kick Off to Kindergarten event Feb. 8

Edmonds School District families are invited to a special Kick Off to Kindergarten virtual event from 6-7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8. You will have an opportunity to learn about kindergarten in the Edmonds School District, meet elementary principals and see the district’s new online registration process. Students are assigned to schools by their home address,…

School district provides update on stages of re-entry plan

In an update to families on its Edmonds Schools Stages of Re-entry Plan, the Edmonds School District said it is on track for all Stage 1 students to have in-person learning opportunities available by the end of the month. On Monday, Jan. 4, the district said it welcomed Developmental Kindergarten classes back into its school buildings. The…

Edmonds School District hosting community forums to address school overcrowding

Overcrowding is an issue at some Edmonds School District schools, and the district is looking into different short- and long-term solutions to address it. All are welcome to attend the upcoming community forums to learn about options under consideration. Sherwood Elementary Capacity Community Forum 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 6 Westgate Elementary Capacity Community Forum 6-7…

Sno-King School Retirees awards grants to enhance student learning

Sno-King School Retirees, an organization composed of retired and active employees of the Edmonds, Northshore and Shoreline School Districts, has awarded 16 grants to its active members for special projects that enrich their students’ educational experience. Grants are awarded each year, and usually include field trips, guest speakers or materials for integrated units of study,…

Edmonds School District free meal service continues on Dec. 30

The Edmonds School District is continuing to serve family-style meal kits during winter break, with the next service on Wednesday, Dec. 30. The kits include enough breakfast and lunch items for seven days.   Grab and Go locations and times   Meadowdale Middle: 9-10 a.m.  Mountlake Terrace High: 10-11a.m.  Lynnwood High: 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Edmonds-Woodway…

Applications now open for WIAA Smart Choices college scholarship program

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA), the Dairy Farmers of Washington and Gesa Credit Union are sponsoring the 2020-2021 Smart Choices college scholarship program. It will award two $5,000 scholarships and eight $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors from WIAA member high schools for excellence in athletics/activities, academics, leadership and community service throughout their high school…

Clothes for Kids needs your help to provide school wardrobes for local students

For the past 36 years, Clothes For Kids has provided thousands of free school wardrobes annually to local students. However, all in-person fundraising events were canceled this year due to the pandemic, and the organization could use your help to support its mission. It costs approximately $100 to provide one complete wardrobe to a student. Or $20…