Record turnout for Edmonds CC women of STEM conference

Edmonds Community College hosted its seventh annual Expanding Your Horizons conference last week for young women interested in studying science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The conference saw record attendance with nearly 500 students, grades eight through 12, from five school districts. Students had the option to attend interactive workshops led by women in STEM…

Edmonds Heights K-12 student places 2nd at Regional Spelling Bee

Eliana Harrick, an 8th-grade student at Edmonds Heights K-12, placed second at the Regional Spelling Bee for King and Snohomish Counties, held earlier this month at the Meydenbauer Convention Center in Bellevue. The spelling bee determines who will represent Washington state at the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. in May. By placing second out…

March Mile event for Edmonds School District elementary students March 22

All Edmonds School District elementary students are encouraged to participate in the March Mile on Friday, March 22. The four-lap run/walk will take place on the Edmonds District Stadium track. Parents are welcome to run or walk with their student. The March Mile is free with no entry fee. The mile will include everyone running…

City of Lynnwood eyes purchase of Rodeo Inn to house homeless families

The Lynnwood City Council at its Wednesday, Feb. 20 work session learned more about a city proposal to purchase the Rodeo Inn motel for the purpose of housing homeless students and their families in the Edmonds School District. The Rodeo Inn is located in the 20700 block of Highway 99 in Lynnwood. Mayor Nicola Smith…

School Board honors calendar art winners, receives update on Lynnwood Place Phase 2

Attendance was at standing-room-only capacity at Tuesday night’s Edmonds School Board meeting as family and friends came to celebrate the winners of the 2018-2019 calendar art contest. Fifty pieces of art were chosen from more than 1,000 submissions, said Kimberlee Armstrong, executive director of equity and public relations. “It’s great to be able to showcase…

ESD’s Challenge Elementary Program named a National Blue Ribbon School

The Edmonds School District’s Challenge Elementary Program is one of 349 schools nationwide and one of five in Washington state named as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2018. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. The Challenge Elementary Program is a school with…