Edmonds HS Class of 1968 planning 55th class reunion

The Edmonds High School Class of 1968 is planning its 55th class reunion for June 17, 2023 at Inglewood Golf Club, 6505 Inglewood Road N.E., Kenmore, starting at 6 p.m. For more information, visit the class Facebook page at Edmonds High School Classmates or email Edmondshighschool1968@gmail.com.

School board celebrates musicians, supports learning assistance program expansion

The Edmonds School District Board of Directors at its Jan. 24 meeting praised student musicians, listened to progress on Alderwood Middle School’s improvement plan and heard recommendations to expand the learning assistance programs the district offers. Six students were given certificates for their selection as All-Northwest and All-State musicians. They are: Kellen O’Brien, Lynnwood High…

Learn about Edmonds School District’s comprehensive safety plan at meetings Feb. 1, 9

Join Interim Edmonds School District Superintendent Rebecca Miner and Assistant Superintendent Greg Schwab to learn about the district’s Comprehensive Safety Plan during meetings Feb. 1 and 9. Presentations include: Review of comprehensive approach to school safety Preventive and protective measures Mitigation measures Response to emergency situations Post-emergency recovery measures These presentations are open to the…

Edmonds School District celebrates cultural diversity during Saturday fair

The Edmonds School District held its first Celebrating Diversity Cultural Fair at Chase Lake Community School in Edmonds Saturday. During the event, community members and organizations hosted tables about their cultural heritage, and also provided musical performances. — Photos by Jasmine Contreras-Lewis

Edmonds School District hosting community budget presentations starting Jan. 31

The community is invited to learn more about the Edmonds School District budget and share feedback during three upcoming community sessions: Jan. 31: 7-8 p.m. Meadowdale High School Library Feb. 8: 5:30-6:30 p.m. via Zoom  Check the online calendar for details. Feb. 13: 5-6 p.m. Mountlake Terrace High School Library These presentations are designed to share insights about…

Lynnwood council asks city ethics board to investigate Binda’s alleged misconduct

The Lynnwood City Council has asked the city’s board of ethics to investigate allegations that Councilmember Josh Binda violated city code when he used the council chambers to film a promotional video from which he benefited financially.  Following a lengthy discussion about the matter during its Jan. 23 business meeting, the council voted 6-0 –…

Edmonds School Board Jan. 24 to consider expanding learning assistance programs

The Edmonds School District Board of Directors is scheduled at its Tuesday, Jan. 24 meeting to celebrate student musicians, update district policies to provide clearer language and discuss possible expansion of learning assistance programs. Alderwood Middle School representatives are scheduled to give an update on the school’s goal of increasing student engagement.  Lisa Gonzalez, executive…

Edmonds School District offering dental sealants to second and third graders

The Edmonds School District is offering school-based dental sealants for second- and third-grade students at 12 local schools. By choosing to participate in the program, students are eligible to receive a free dental screening for oral diseases and dental sealants. Dental sealants are clear or opaque plastic materials applied to the chewing surfaces of the…

Retired teacher educates Lynnwood students about salmon

Retired teacher Mary Magill has made it her mission to educate local students about salmon. Magill takes salmon eggs to three Lynnwood elementary schools — Lynndale, Lynnwood and Meadowdale — and gives a presentation about the importance of salmon in our environment. Then she puts 200 salmon eggs in the school aquarium. The eggs come…

Lynnwood mayor issues challenge to Edmonds School District students

The Edmonds School District and the City of Lynnwood are challenging local students to propose solutions to some of the community’s most pressing issues. Fourth to twelfth grade students in Edmonds School District are being asked to create projects that address rainwater pollution, freezing roads, habitat restoration and more. The students willing to take on…

Edmonds Mountain Bike Club team ride Jan. 14; information night Jan. 18

Registration will be opening soon for the Edmonds Mountain Bike Club, which includes Edmonds School District students in 6th through 12th grades. A “Meet the League/Team Ride” is set for Saturday, Jan. 14, from 9 to 11 a.m. at St. Edwards Park State Park in Kenmore. Riders compete in the Washington Student Cycling League, which…

Lynnwood City Councilmember Josh Binda launches ‘Love Conquers All Tour’

Lynnwood City Councilmember Josh Binda is visiting 13 Puget Sound-area schools as part of his Love Conquers All Tour, including Edmonds-Woodway High School Jan. 17 and Lynnwood High School Feb. 3. During his presentations, Binda said he will talk with students about compassion for one another and the power of love.  “I will be highlighting…

School board Jan. 10 to welcome new student advisor, discuss policy changes

The Edmonds School District Board of Directors at its Tuesday, Jan. 10, meeting is set to issue an oath of office to a new student advisor, Kayla Apostol, as well as discuss multiple policy adjustments. In November 2022, the board reviewed the district’s policy on board norms and protocols and decided to update a few…

Spruce Elementary teacher honored as humane science educator

Animalearn, a national human science education program, awarded Lynnwood teacher Dr. Jennie Warmouth an honorable mention for its 2022 Humane Science Educator of the Year. Warmouth, a second-grade teacher at Spruce Elementary School, is also an adjunct professor at the University of Washington. She has focused on how animals can impact children’s development of empathy for her…

Edmonds School District planning a late start for schools Thursday

The Edmonds School District said that all schools will start two hours late Thursday, Dec. 1, due to continued power outages and road conditions. The district said it will continue to assess the conditions overnight and into the morning and will provide any updates if needed. All district schools were closed Wednesday, Nov. 30.

School board receives budget updates, Martha Lake Elementary student presentation

The Edmonds School District Board of Directors at its Tuesday, Nov. 22 meeting received a student presentation and school improvement plan from Martha Lake Elementary School. During the presentation, students from each grade talked to the board about the school’s new pledge. Martha Lake Elementary Principal Stephanie Kay-Fredrickson said surveys were given to each class…

Scene in Lynnwood: Mayor visits Hazelwood Elementary

Lynnwood Mayor Christine Frizzell visited Hazelwood Elementary School’s fifth-grade class last week to speak about civic government. During the Nov. 4 visit, students in the class — taught by Barbara Bromley — learned about Frizzell’s job responsibilities as mayor and gave their own speeches on what they would do if they were mayor. Students were…

Reminder: STEM program information night at Mountlake Terrace High School Nov. 9

Edmonds School District seventh- and eighth-grade students and their parents are invited to a STEM program information night from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9 at the Mountlake Terrace High School theater. A virtual option is also available via Zoom. Those attending will receive an overview of the STEM program pathways, and STEM staff will be there to answer…

Lynnwood’s Spruce Elementary School building officially dedicated by Edmonds School District

Lynnwood’s new Spruce Elementary School building was officially dedicated on Thursday, Oct. 20 by Interim Superintendent Dr. Rebecca Miner and other Edmonds School District officials. A dedication ceremony was held in the school before attendees were invited to tour the new building. Edmonds School District Board of Directors President Katims and Superintendent Miner had the…