Lynnwood High School offers STEM demonstrations to middle schoolers

Students in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and manufacturing classes at Alderwood Middle School visited Lynnwood High School earlier this month to check out options. During the visit, Lynnwood High students gave presentations to middle school students about STEM-related programs and clubs offered at the high school. Then, middle school students had the opportunity…

Edmonds School District issues 2019-20 weather emergency notice

With temperatures dropping, the Edmonds School District is sharing its annual notification regarding possible changes to normal school schedules. If it is necessary to close schools or have a late start due to inclement weather, this is a districtwide decision for all schools. The notice linked below in English and Spanish provides needed information in…

Community members invited to Dec. 5 school tour with Superintendent McDuffy

Community members are invited to attend school tours with Edmonds School District Superintendent Kris McDuffy to learn more about the work being done in the district.  Enjoy a school meal and ride a yellow school bus that begins and ends at the Educational Services Center, located at 20420 68th Ave. W in Lynnwood. The next…

School board hears mixed opinions about proposed reading curriculum

As the Edmonds School District considers a new K-6 reading curriculum, some parents and district staff worry the proposed Units of Study curriculum is not the right fit for all elementary school students. At its Nov. 12 business meeting, the Board of Directors held its first reading for the proposed Units of Study in Reading…

Rotary Club of Lynnwood announces CTE students of the month

Each month the Rotary Club of Lynnwood honors a Lynnwood High School student focused on Career & Technical Education (CTE). Teachers choose students in CTE fields that exhibit criteria for the school-wide program. Jacob Potter was named the September CTE Student of the Month representing visual arts and Rohan Patel was selected as the October…

College planning financial literacy workshop for families Nov. 5

The Edmonds School District will host a financial literacy workshop  Tuesday, Nov. 5, to help parents and students plan and pay for college. The free event will be held at the Edmonds School District offices. Dinner will be served at 5 p.m. with sessions from 5:30-8 p.m. Families will learn together:  How to calculate the…

Parents voice concerns about plan for police officer on Scriber Lake HS campus

As Edmonds School District officials plan to bring a campus police officer to Scriber Lake High School, some parents question the effectiveness of cops on campus. For months, the Edmonds School District Board of Directors has heard public testimony from parents, teachers and students asking that the district not go through with its plans to…

Information sessions for programs aimed at highly capable students start Nov. 2

The Edmonds School District will host three information sessions and inviting parents and guardians to learn more about the programs offered by the district to help identify and support highly capable students. The sessions will be held on: 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2. Edmonds School District Office,  20420 68th Ave W, in…

Hazelwood Elementary special education teacher named October Rotary Educator of Month

Hazelwood Elementary School special education teacher Kellie Bizer has been named the October Rotary Club of Alderwood-Terrace Educator of the Month. Bizer traveled internationally with her family while she was growing up and lived in Germany during her senior year of high school. She earned a degree in special education from Carroll College in Montana…

October 2019 Edmonds School District High School Students of the Month

Edmonds eLearning Academy Alan Nazarov Mother’s Name: Elvira Nazarova Father’s Name: Feruz Nazarov Interests: Probably everyone knows that I love to split firewood, but other than that I like to spend lots of energy whenever I am not sick. I like to play sports for fun, swim, be outdoors, etc. Doing coursework is also fun…

Meadowdale HS teacher completes national food safety, nutrition training

Meadowdale High School teacher Kolleen Seals was one of 36 teachers nationwide chosen to complete a food science training program developed and implemented in a partnership between the Food and Drug Administration, the National Science Teachers Association and Graduate School USA.  The one-week program for middle and high school science teachers, as well as family…

Edmonds School District students’ vaccine records due by Nov. 1

Edmonds School District staff are reminding parents regarding the Nov. 1 deadline to be in compliance with immunization requirements for students attending school. School nurses will provide administrators a list of students that are out of compliance by the end of the week of Oct. 21. Students who are still not in compliance and have not…

Lynnwood High School robotics team part of tournament-winning alliance

The girls on the Lynnwood High School robotics team recently competed with 37 other teams in Girls Generation — an event encouraging girls to explore STEM and take leadership roles. The girls played the same robotics game that the school’s FIRST Robotics team played in 2019. The six girls, after 64 qualifying matches, were ranked 11th….

College Place Elementary students ‘Fall in Love with Reading’

Students, families and teachers celebrated College Place Elementary School’s fourth annual Fall in Love with Reading event Thursday to promote reading. The event invites students and their families to participate in games and activities that promote literacy and encourage reading at home, said reading teacher Carrie Garrett. “We make it a fun night for everyone…

September 2019 Edmonds School District High School Students of the Month

Edmonds Heights K-12 School Paige Matheson Mother’s Name: Yolanda Matheson Father’s Name: Andrew Matheson GPA: 4.0 at EdCC Running Start Clubs & Activities: Musical Theater, Thespian Troupe & Circus Arts Athletics: Basketball & Circus Arts Honors: Edmonds Community College Honor Roll Community Service: Helping in the Preschool at Church Educational Goals: Masters or PhD Career…

Lynnwood Elementary earns construction award

The Edmonds School District was awarded the Engineering News-Record Northwest’s 2019 “Best Projects” Award for K-12 Education to Lynnwood Elementary and Mountlake Terrace Elementary. The Edmonds School District Capital Projects office earned a prestigious general contractor/construction manager (GC/CM) agency approval from the state that allowed collaboration between architectural firms and construction firms early in a…

Annual Celebrate Schools 5K Fun Run draws record numbers

A record number of community members filled Alderwood Mall’s AMC Theater plaza Saturday morning to participate in the 11th annual Celebrate Schools 5K Fun Run. Nearly 1,400 students, teachers, families and pets walked or ran to raise money that will be donated back to the Edmonds School District schools. Event proceeds fund Foundation for Edmonds…

Edmonds School District to host Trade Up! event Oct. 10

The Edmonds School District, in conjunction with the Edmonds School Foundation and Snohomish County Labor, is hosting Trade Up! The event will be held on Thursday, Oct. 10 at the former-Alderwood Middle School campus. Twelve community partners will provide the roughly 100 students attending information on career opportunities in trades. Participating industries include — Community…