Edmonds School District offering summer meals program

The Edmonds School District is offering a summer meals program for Kids.Meals will be made available at no charge to all kids ages 1-18. Kids just need to show up and enjoy a great lunch available Mondays through Fridays, except as noted, at the following locations, dates and times. Cedar Valley Community School 6/29/15 – 8/20/15,…

District offering free summer math tutoring for grades 4-7

Students in grades 4-7 looking to hone their math skills are invited to enroll in the Edmonds School District’s free summer math tutoring program. Register by Friday, June 19 for the program that includes free transportation and lunch. The program has two sessions in June/July and August. Hosted at Cedar Valley Elementary, volunteers provide assistance…

Clothes for Kids makes appeal for year-end support

As summer approaches, Clothes For Kids is wrapping up its 31st year of serving low-income students. In preparation for the next school year, Clothes For Kids is making a year-end appeal to the community for support. With a small budget, Clothes For Kids spends just $83 for each wardrobe they provide. Despite many fundraising successes…

Upcoming Boeing Employees Concert Band show to benefit Music4Life

The Boeing Employees Concert Band will provide a free, public open-air concert at 7:30 p.m. on June 16 at Brookdale Arbor Place in the Mill Creek. The performance is a benefit for Music4Life™, the program that provides useable musical instruments for the students of low income families. Financial and musical instrument donations will be accepted….

Happening nearby: Financial literacy camp for kids coming in July

Here’s a unique twist on summer camp that involves fiscal, rather than physical, fitness. Growing Wealth from the Start camp in downtown Edmonds is aimed at providing kids with “the strong financial foundation they need to grow into financially responsible adults…and have FUN while learning,” according to camp organizers. In a program partnered with Junior…

Edmonds School District to expand recess pilot program to more schools next year

The Edmonds School District plans to expand a recess pilot program that is helping to reduce student disciplinary issues. District staff presented its Recess Remodel Report during the Board of Directors meeting on Tuesday night. In the 2014-15 school year, six elementary schools participated in the Recess Remodel Pilot program – Brier, Cedar Valley, College…

Reminder: Lynndale Elementary School plans farewell event on Friday

Lynndale Elementary School staff and families are inviting the public to join them in bidding farewell to their old building on Friday, June 12. If you ever worked at Lynndale, attended Lynndale, had students attend Lynndale or just live in the neighborhood and have watched the school from afar over the years, you are invited for “The Last Hurrah!” The…

New donation bin installed at Clothes For Kids

Thanks to a new outdoor donation bin, community members who want to donate to Clothes For Kids may do so at their convenience—day or night, seven days a week. The bright green donation bin is located in the parking lot immediately behind Clothes For Kids at 16725 52nd Ave. W. in Lynnwood. The bin was…

Breaking ground at the New Alderwood Middle School

Future students, staff, parents, families, along with representatives from the architecture and construction companies that will be building the new Alderwood Middle School were on hand Monday afternoon for a Groundbreaking Ceremony. The groundbreaking was led by 12 future students of Alderwood Middle School, five incoming eighth graders and seven incoming seventh graders. The ceremony…

Sno-Isle library program helps students avoid ‘summer slump’

Sno-Isle Libraries has launched its 2015 Explore Summer program, offering kids and teens a way to have fun and be ready for school come fall. Students involved in summer activities that include critical thinking, creativity and hands-on discovery begin the school year better prepared for success, said Leslie Moore, Sno-Isle’s youth and outreach services manager….

Students get first hand look at American legal system during 29th annual Law Day

The four courtrooms at the South Division of the Snohomish County District Court in Lynnwood were bustling with activity on Friday. Prosecuting attorneys were grilling witnesses and defenses lawyers were making impassioned closing arguments. Juries debated the guilt or innocence of criminal defendants. Normally, the stakes would be high for all of the parties involved,…

Reminder: Reminder: Clothes For Kids holding Rummage Sale Friday and Saturday

Clothes For Kids will host a rummage sale Friday, June 5 and Saturday, June 6 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. There will be adult clothing, dishes, knick-knacks, linens, toys, tools, and more. The sale will be held in the Clothes For Kids building at 16725 52nd Avenue West #B in Lynnwood. The twice-yearly rummage sales are…

Celebrating Our People/Latino cultural event set for Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church

The Celebrating Our People event, a free new and unifying way to celebrate and connect with all Latino cultures from Latin America that are present in Snohomish County community, will be held from 1-5 p.m., Saturday, June 6 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lynnwood. Join in the festivity of music, dance and more. This family friendly event invites families and…

Hazelwood Elementary students win Battle of the Books competition

Hazelwood Elementary won the annual Edmonds School District Battle of the Books competition last week at Meadowdale Elementary School. The competition featured about 120 students from 15 schools in the Edmonds School District. The top two teams from each school had to read 18 books and answer trivia questions. Hazelwood Elementary team members were Abby Madsen, Devonney…

Reminder: Lynnwood Police host Cops and Kids event Saturday at Alderwood Mall

Join in the fun from 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, June 6 at the Terraces at Alderwood Mall when Lynnwood Police will create a huge display of police cars, motorcycles, and specialty police vehicles. Kids will have a chance to meet members of the department, tour vehicles and equipment and even win free prizes and giveaways. This event is…

Meadowdale youth soccer camp set for June 22-26

Registration is underway for the Meadowdale Mavericks Girls Soccer Camp 2015. The camp is for players entering seventh, eighth and ninth grade this fall and is scheduled for June 22-26 at the high school. The emphasis of the soccer camp will be enhancing individual technical/tactical skills, understanding off the game, teamwork, small sided games and…

Lynndale Elementary School plans farewell event on June 12

Lynndale Elementary School staff and families are inviting the public to join them in bidding farewell to their old building on June 12. If you ever worked at Lynndale, attended Lynndale, had students attend Lynndale or just live in the neighborhood and have watched the school from afar over the years, you are invited for “The Last Hurrah!” The building…

Reminder: Heart Screening event scheduled for Wednesday, June 3

  The Nick of Time Foundation, partnering with the Heart of Edmonds School District will host a Heart Screening event on June 3 at Mountlake Terrace High School. The event is open to any youth, athlete or not, between the ages of 14-24, regardless of where enrolled in school. Screenings will be from 9 a.m.-3…

Madrona K-8 School to host ‘Madrona Talks’ with student presenters June 4

Madrona K-8, a nongraded school that draws students from throughout the Edmonds School District, invites the community on Thursday, June 4 to attend Madrona Talks, with Madrona kindergarten through middle school students giving presentations on a wide array of topics, “each one a celebration of their learning and excitement,” according to a school announcement. The event…

Students encouraged to register for June 3 heart screening event

The Nick of Time Foundation, partnering with the Heart of Edmonds School District will host a Heart Screening event on June 3 at Mountlake Terrace High School. The event is open to any youth, athlete or not, between the ages of 14-24, regardless of where enrolled in school. Screenings will be from 9 a.m.-3 p.m….

Clothes For Kids to hold Rummage Sale on June 5-6

Clothes For Kids will host a rummage sale Friday, June 5 and Saturday, June 6 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. There will be adult clothing, dishes, knick-knacks, linens, toys, tools, and more. The sale will be held in the Clothes For Kids building at 16725 52nd Avenue West #B in Lynnwood. The twice-yearly rummage sales are…

Survey: Most Snohomish County students feel safe in school, though bullying still an issue

Results on school and community environment is the focus of the second of four data releases from the 2014 Healthy Youth Survey, with statewide data recently released by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. Analyzing the trends for Snohomish County since 2008 shows some promising improvements, particularly when it comes to students feeling safe…