Kindergarten registration now open; Pre-K Jump Start program Aug. 24-27

Registration for Edmonds School District students entering kindergarten and new students in all grades is now open. Students must be 5 years old by Aug. 31 to be eligible for kindergarten, and are assigned to a school by their home address. Parents/guardians can view the Neighborhood School Finder on the Edmonds School District’s website to…

March 5 Superintendent school tour canceled

The Edmonds School District has decided to cancel the March 5 Superintendent School Tour, due to concerns related to COVID-19. The tour was scheduled to take place at Brier Terrace Middle and Cedar Way Elementary.

Meadowdale HS student becomes ASE-certified automotive technician

Meadowdale High School student Tynan Reymore has passed his test and is now an Automotive Service Excellence Certified Automotive Technician. Reymore is the first student in the history of the Edmonds School District to become an ASE Certified Technician before graduating. He has shown journeyman-level mastery in the area of engine repair.

Registration for kindergarten, new students for 2020-21 school year opens March 4

The Edmonds School District will begin registering kindergarten students (or students new to the Edmonds School District) for the 2020-2021 school year on March 4. Children must be 5 years old by Aug. 31, 2020 to be eligible for kindergarten. Students turning 5 years old between Sept. 1 and Dec. 31 may be evaluated for…

Lynnwood HS robotics team participates in Boeing Engineers’ Week

The Lynnwood High School robotics team Royal Robotics celebrated Boeing Engineers’ Week on Feb. 20 by touring Boeing’s Aircraft Integration Center in Everett. “I really enjoyed talking to the other teams,” said Lynnwood team member Larissa Meyer. “They do things differently than we do.” According to Royal Robotics president David Nelson-Leang, the team learned about…

Edmonds School Board set to OK office personnel bargaining agreement during Feb. 25 meeting

The Edmonds School District at its Feb. 25 business meeting is scheduled to approve a tentative bargaining agreement between the district and the Edmonds School District Association of Office Personnel Employees. Since last May, office personnel have been in contract negotiations with the district regarding their pay. In the past, the district has determined the…

Edmonds School District bond measure falling short, levy passing in early election returns

In early election returns Tuesday, the Edmonds School District’s $600 million construction bond was not receiving the supermajority vote required for passage, while the $96 million replacement technology/capital levy was passing with nearly 56% of the votes cast so far. Tuesday night’s results — based on 22% voter turnout so far — showed the Proposition…

District staff discuss ways to facilitate conversations about race in classroom

Edmonds School District parents, staff and students gathered Friday evening to hear from educators of color about how to have conversations with students about race in the classroom. As part of the district’s Black Lives Matter at School month of action, a committee of local equity and diversity leaders invited four educators of color to…

Edmonds School Board endorses Black Lives Matters at School month of action

In an effort to promote black history and ethnic studies in the Edmonds School District, the district’s Board of Directors last week adopted a resolution endorsing a Black Lives Matter at School month of action during February. In honor of Black History Month, the board unanimously voted to adopt the resolution at its Jan. 28…

Reminder: Deadline Feb. 11 to vote in Edmonds School District bond and levy election

With ballots mailed out for the Feb. 11 special election, Edmonds School District voters will have to decide whether they want to approve a $600 million construction bond aimed at addressing projected increases in student enrollment. The bond (Proposition 1) is the first of three proposals likely to come before voters between now and 2023…

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…