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School District: Virtual board meetings to continue remotely

Edmonds School District school board meeting will continue to be held remotely after the Snohomish Health District recommended public meetings be held remotely too decrease the public spread of COVID-19. New digital agenda,... — Updated 9/16/2021


HomeStreet Bank provides $5K to support EC students

HomeStreet Bank recently donated $5,000 to Edmonds College's Project Home Association (PHA), which provides rental and hotel assistance to students facing homelessness. The... — Updated 9/16/2021


Edmonds College gets funds to assist homeless veterans

Workforce Snohomish has been awarded $360,000 to fund the Snohomish County Homeless Veterans' Reintegration Program (HVRP). HVRP provides homeless Snohomish County veterans job... — Updated 9/9/2021


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Masks required indoors and out for upcoming school year When school starts for first through 12th graders in the Edmonds School District Wednesday, Sept. 8, all will be required to... — Updated 9/2/2021


Edmonds judge joins Edmonds College Foundation

The Edmonds College Foundation has appointed six new board members, including Edmonds Municipal Court Judge Whitney Rivera. Also appointed: Kristina Kulik, Dr. Steven Carter, Linda... — Updated 9/2/2021


Governor orders teachers to put on masks

Edmonds School District educators, school staff, coaches, bus drivers, school volunteers and others working in school facilities will have until Oct. 18 to be fully vaccinated as a... — Updated 8/26/2021


Registration for Creative Retirement Institute starts Sept. 1

Registration for Creative Retirement Institute's (CRI) fall classes begins Sept. 1 CRI is the lifelong learning program at Edmonds College that has been around for almost 30 years.... — Updated 8/19/2021


Council seeks student rep | School Briefs

City Council seek applicants for student representative The City Council is once again meeting in-person, with a virtual option. Councilmembers are now seeking student representative applicants to participate at council meetings... — Updated 8/12/2021


Driftwood announces 2021 scholarship recipients

The $500 Ralph Eaton Technical Theatre Scholarship was started in 2011 by the family of Ralph Eaton, a long-time volunteer and friend to many at the theater. The $500 Theatre Arts... — Updated 8/12/2021


Edmonds Arts Festival: Top student winners

Six area high school students have received top honor awards for their work submitted to the 2021 virtual art exhibit. The winners are: – Alicia Clark, Edmonds Heights K-12,... — Updated 8/12/2021


Kiwanis award to school district; student kudos | School Briefs

School District gets $8K award from Lynnwood Kiwanis The Foundation for Edmonds School District has received an $8,000 award from Lynnwood Kiwanis House Foundation, dedicated to... — Updated 8/5/2021


Edmonds School District: Starting pay for teachers almost $70,000

Certificated teachers in the Edmonds School District will receive a 2% increase in pay this fall as part of a collective bargaining agreement between the district's board of... — Updated 7/29/2021


Arts Festival Foundation awards $40,000 in scholarships

The Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation has awarded 21 renewable scholarships totaling $40,000 to Edmonds-area students pursuing an arts-based curriculum in college. Two special... — Updated 7/8/2021


EC Foundation awarded $170K grant from Verdant

The Edmonds College Foundation was recently awarded $170,000 by the Verdant Health Commission to expand its mental health services for students. The grant will fund two additional... — Updated 7/8/2021


Edmonds School District defends $500M for funding

The Edmonds School District has joined Douglas County parents and teachers in asking the court to allow them to join Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson in defending... — Updated 7/8/2021


Edmonds College students present research at UW symposium

Fifteen Edmonds College students were selected to present their research at the University of Washington's 24th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. The students represented a... — Updated 7/8/2021

 By Margie Bowker    Schools

Appreciation: Straight talk to fathers is George Murray's legacy

Each fall and spring for the past nine years, George Murray invited me and two Scriber Lake High School writers to the Kiwanis' Tuesday meetings at the Pancake Haus in Edmonds. He... — Updated 6/30/2021


Foundation awards $138K in post-secondary scholarships

The Foundation for Edmonds School District has awarded $138,000 in post-secondary scholarships to 55 graduating seniors from Edmonds Heights K-12, Edmonds-Woodway High, Lynnwood High, Meadowdale High, Mountlake Terrace High, and... — Updated 6/30/2021


Bob Fuller: Remembering a Scriber Lake High hero

Editor's note: Last week, Scriber Lake High English teacher Marjie Bowker shared the story the late Bob Fuller, a generous supporter of the school's writing program – along with... — Updated 6/24/2021

 By Marjie Bowker    Schools

Our kids: Bob Fuller's investment

Editor's note: "This Smile is for Everyone Else" (steepstairspress.com) is the eighth collection of true stories written by students at Scriber Lake High School in Edmonds. It is... — Updated 6/17/2021

 By Brian Soergel    Schools

Woodway Center: Kindergartners get a school of their own

Welcome Woodway Center, Edmonds' newest school. That's the name of the school incoming kindergarteners who live in the Sherwood and Westgate boundaries will attend in September.... — Updated 6/17/2021


Edmonds College has drive-thru commencement celebration

Edmonds College will host an on-campus, drive-through commencement celebration 2-5 p.m. Friday, June 18. Faculty and staff will cheer on graduates as they drive or walk through the... — Updated 6/17/2021


Pride Month; STEM; Gonzaga honors | School Briefs

School Board adopts June as Pride Month June is Pride Month in the Edmonds School District, approved by the Edmonds School District Board of directors May 25. There are many ways... — Updated 6/10/2021


Tribal member's sculpture honors orca whales, Tulalip traditions, family

Artist and Tulalip Tribes member James Madison has installed a new sculpture at Edmonds College combining traditional forms and contemporary techniques to depict three orca whales.... — Updated 6/10/2021


Update graduation info | School Briefs

Updated info on high school graduations Here are some updated dates and times for local schools in the Edmonds School District. In order to provide in-person graduation ceremonies at the stadium, tickets are limited this year. In... — Updated 6/3/2021


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