Students, staff enjoy first day in brand-new Meadowdale Middle School

By Teresa Wippel, My Edmonds News

Principal Christine Avery adjusts a sign before the rush of MMS students fill the shiny floors.

Wednesday marked the first day of school in the Edmonds School District students, and a highlight was the opening of the new Meadowdale Middle School, where excited students rushed through the doors to see their surroundings.

New MMS seventh graders -- coming from Seaview Elementary -- compare schedules: From left, they are Devon Steev, Benji Ekern and Brock Duncan.

The new two-story facility, which houses 750 seventh and eighth graders, includes personalized learning communities, wireless Internet, gymnasiums with separate community access, and a manufacturing shop and drafting lab. Exterior features include an outdoor learning area, multi-use field, trails, amphitheater, student gardens and a plaza. The building was funded through a voter-approved 2006 construction bond.

Students check out the school's new sports trophy case.
Kevin Gidge with Ohno Landscaping puts the final touches on the grounds as students arrive.



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