Alderwood Middle School students stage protest against racism

About 120 students at Alderwood Middle School staged a walk-out Thursday to protest what they say is racism at their school. The protest began in the morning when students were arriving at school. Some students did not go to class and instead staged a sit-down protest and then marched around the school, according to Edmonds…

Foundation breakfast raises $70,000 to support Edmonds District Schools

More than 350 supporters of public education packed the Lynnwood High School gym Friday morning, May 15, to help raise money for the Foundation for Edmonds Public Schools. At the end of the morning, more than $70,000 was raised; at least $10,000 more than last year’s breakfast, according to Foundation Executive Director Deb Anderson. Attendees…

Clothes For Kids raises over $17,000 at luncheon/auction

Volunteers and supporters of Clothes For Kids raised more than $17,000 to benefit the school wardrobe program at the Celebrate the Children Luncheon & Auction May 2 at Westgate Chapel. “Approximately 25 percent of our funding comes from special events,” said Joy Ingram, Clothes For Kids Development Director. “This is the fourth year that our volunteers – who already dedicate much of their…

Students can register for heart screening event on 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 p.m. with a…

Photo gallery: Lynndale Elementary students bike to school

May is Bike to School Month and Wednesday, May 6 was Bike to School Day. Lynndale Elementary was one of several schools participating and had a great turnout. The school had about 60 riders, including parents. The bike racks were full.

Snohomish Health District hosts annual Mother’s Tea, resource fair on Friday

Being a mom is a big adjustment — there’s a new, demanding human in your life 24/7. All the new chores and expenses and health worries can take away from the joys of motherhood. Everyone needs support and resources, which is why the Snohomish Health District hosts an annual event for mothers in the community. Pregnant…

Be alert, drivers: Wednesday is Bike to School Day

A reminder to all drivers that the month of May is Bike to School month, and Wednesday, May 6 is Bike to School Day, with some of our area elementary schools participating. Motorists are encourage to be on the lookout for more cyclists (especially younger ones) on the roads.

Terrace Brier Soccer Club registering players for upcoming fall league

Registration for the Terrace Brier Soccer Club 2015 Fall League is now open for all players. Returning players must be registered by June 15 to remain on their previous year’s team. Practice for the fall league will begin in August. Terrace Brier Soccer Club serves the communities of Mountlake Terrace, Brier, Lynnwood, and Edmonds with modified soccer for ages…

Edmonds Community College offering summer youth computer camps

Edmonds Community College is offering a number of different summer youth computer camps in July. The camps are for youth ages 8-16 and include: Minecraft Designer, Make Your First Video Game, Code Breaker, Updated App Attack and Manufacturing Marvel. Give your kids the computer skills needed to succeed in a fun, interactive and safe learning environment. Space is limited. Enroll at…

Clothes For Kids hosts ‘Celebrate the Children’ luncheon and auction on Saturday

Clothes For Kids will be holding its fourth annual “Celebrate the Children” Luncheon & Auction Saturday, May 2 at Westgate Chapel in Edmonds. This event has a Cinco de Mayo theme— and at $12 per seat, tickets are selling fast. To reserve your tickets, call 425-741-6500 or e-mail office@clothesforkids.org. The auction will include items procured, made, and…

Alderwood Little League seeking new members for Board of Directors

Alderwood Little League is looking for new members for its Board of Directors. The term would start in the fall of 2015. Alderwood Little League is an 100 percent volunteer backed organization made up by people willing to give their time to the community. The Board of Directors, managers/coaches, and umpires are all volunteers from our league. The Board…

Asking Saves Kids program on firearm safety set for May 5 in Lynnwood

The Asking Saves Kids (ASK) is a public safety education campaign aimed at encouraging parents to inquire about guns in homes where children play or teens gather. Sponsored by the Washington CeaseFire Foundation, the program teaches parents how to routinely “ask” about firearms when kids visit other homes or unfamiliar settings. A presentation is scheduled…

Lynnwood Elementary student inducted to AAA School Safety Patrol Hall of Fame

Annie De Monte, a sixth grader at Lynnwood Elementary, was selected among the top 10 outstanding patrollers in Washington state and inducted in the 2015 AAA School Safety Patrol Hall of Fame. In recognition of her dedication to safety, community stewardship and leadership, De Monte was recognized at an evening awards ceremony held before a Seattle…

Brighton School students celebrate Earth Day at Ballinger Park

Brighton School students were among the more than 60 volunteers who celebrated Earth Day at Ballinger Park in Mountlake Terrace. Students, along with residents from Mountlake Terrace, Edmonds and Lynnwood, picked up litter and debris in the park and also removed weeds from the area near the Hall Creek pedestrian bridge.

Saturday is Pacific Little League Day

Nothing says spring like Little League baseball. Saturday is Pacific Little League Day, which runs from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Lynndale Park field,Lynndale Park, 18927 72nd Ave. W., Lynnwood, The free event will celebrate all Pacific Little League baseball and softball players and coaches — past and present — and will include food…

Child’s Play: Lighten up and have fun with ’50 Dangerous Things’

Just last week, I was talking to my kids’ pediatrician about one of the million things I am worried about. At this point, over nine years into our relationship as pediatrician and person who needs reassurance, she handles it by saying just the right thing. I suspect she doesn’t need a long history to find…

Meadowdale Players present ‘Footloose’

Footloose 7 p.m. Thursday, April 23 – Saturday, May 2 2 p.m. Saturday, May 2 Stage adaptation by Dean Pitchford & Walter Bobbie Music Tom Snow Lyrics Dean Pitchford Meadowdale High School Blackbox Theater 6002 168th St. S.W., Lynnwood What was happening in your life when “Footloose” by Dean Pitchford hit the big screen, then…