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…

Pacific Northwest College Admission Counseling fair for all students at Lynnwood HS Oct. 8

Lynnwood High School is hosting the first Pacific Northwest Association for College Admission Counseling (PNACAC) Snohomish County Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 8. Approximately 70 in- and out-of-state colleges and universities will be in attendance. There will be two sessions: Morning session, 9-11 a.m. and evening session, 6-8 p.m. Both sessions will be in the main…

Alderwood Middle teacher named K-12 Language Teacher of the Year

Alderwood Middle School foreign language teacher Lynn Johnston has received the Pacific Northwest Council for Languages Teacher of the Year Award. Johnston is now one of five teachers from across the U.S. in the running for American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) National Language Teacher of the Year. The award ceremony is…

Edmonds School Board seeks voter approval for $600 million bond to build, replace schools

Edmonds School District officials are seeking voter approval for a $600 million construction bond to build two new schools, replace three others and cover the cost of other district-wide building improvements. At its Sept. 24 business meeting, the Edmonds School District Board of Directors held a first reading for a proposed resolution to be included…

Lynnwood HS students travel to South Korea for exchange program

Eleven Lynnwood High School students are on their way this week to visit Lynnwood’s sister city of Damyang, South Korea, where they will experience what high school is like in another country. The students — all juniors and seniors — will spend the week dividing their time between Damyang and the South Korean capital, Seoul….

Career and Technical Education success stories at Edmonds School Board meeting

After reviewing the success of the Edmonds School District’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) from the 2018-19 school year, the Edmonds School Board of Directors unanimously voted Sept. 10 to approve the updated CTE five-year work plan. CTE teaches middle and high school students specific skilled trades, applied sciences, modern technologies and career preparation. Each school…

Music festival at Meadowdale High School promotes student involvement in arts

High School Nation, an organization aimed at promoting creative expression among teenagers through music, the arts and media at high schools, held a free music festival Monday afternoon at Meadowdale High School. Sponsored by Hollister Co., the event places a high emphasis on music and offers students information about a career in the arts after…

Edmonds School District office staff rally amid contract negotiations

Waving signs near Edmonds School District headquarters, members of the district’s Association of Office Personnel rallied Thursday afternoon for support as they continue to negotiate their contract. Since May, the school district and office professionals from the Edmonds-OP Chapter of Public School Employees of Washington SEIU have been in negotiations. In the past, the district has determined…

2019-20 Edmonds School District calendar and parent handbook available online

The Edmonds School District 2019-2020 Calendar and Family Handbook is available online and families should also be receiving them in their mailboxes this week. View the online version here. Community members who would like a physical copy of the district calendar can visit the Edmonds School District educational services center at 20420 68th Ave. W. in Lynnwood….