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 By Rosemary Wander    Schools    March 26, 2020 

CRI is going online … temporarily

The Creative Retirement Institute (CRI) is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic by going online, at least in part. CRI, an organization affiliated with Edmonds Community College and located on its campus, is a member-driven, self-supporting...

 

What happens now at local schools?

All schools in the Edmonds School District closed beginning Monday, March 16, through at least Friday, April 24. This extends the closure the district already put in place by at least two more weeks....

 

Edmonds High School history, and Frances Anderson

I was a student at the old Edmonds High School – now the Edmonds Center for the Arts – for six years. Yes, you read it right, six years. No, I was not a slow learner – at one time the Edmonds...

 

From Brazil to Edmonds Community College

The Edmonds Community College Board of Trustees awarded Vinicius Armucho with its 2020 Transforming Lives award. "Vinicius exemplifies the kind of student we hope to support and foster through an...

 

2 school district cabinet members announce resignations

After several years serving in leadership roles within the Edmonds School District, two cabinet members announce they are leaving for different school districts. Both will finish out school year and end their contracts June 30. Assistant...

 

Meadowdale High School recognized for German-American partnership

Meadowdale High School has been chosen as one of few recipients of the German American Partnership Program “School of Distinction” school plaque award for its partnership in fostering long-term German American youth exchange between the U.S. and...

 

School District names Gustavo Balderas new superintendent

The Edmonds School District board of directors has extended an offer to Gustavo Balderas to become the next superintendent. The board voted on its decision in a public meeting at the district office o...

 

School District announces 2 superintendent finalists

After two days interviewing seven candidates to become the next superintendent, the Edmonds School District board of directors has narrowed the search to two finalists. Students, families, staff and...

 

Hazel Miller Foundation donates $1.5M to Edmonds CC's STEM campaign

Edmonds Community College has announced a $1.5 million donation from the Hazel Miller Foundation dedicated to its STEM campaign for funding of the college's new 70,000-square-foot Science, Technology,...

 

Cascade Symphony offering student scholarships

Cascade Symphony Orchestra will award scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $3,000 to qualified high school seniors from the Edmonds, Mukilteo, Northshore and Shoreline school districts. Applications and audition recordings will be accepted at...

 

CyberKnights host annual robot unveiling

The 4911 CyberKnights robotics team hosted the sixth annual unveiling event for robotics students around the greater Seattle area. The CyberKnights are a seven-year FRC team and hold the event for other FRC teams to attend. The event was Feb. 15 at...

 

Voters reject $600 million Edmonds School District bond

The six-year, $600 million Edmonds School District capital bond has failed, with just over 56% of voters supporting it, according to the latest results from the Feb. 11 special election. A bond needs...

 

Army veteran named EdCC VP of finance and operations

Edmonds Community College has hired Gregory Hinton, a 25-year veteran of the U.S. Army, to serve as the college's vice president of finance and operations. "Gregory has a track record of managing...

 

Holy Rosary's 'ValenKinds'

Holy Rosary School celebrated recent winners of its "Random Acts of Kindness" program during its Valentine's Day festivities. The program celebrates students who are "caught being kind" by displaying...

 

Edmonds School District bond failing; levy is passing

If early results hold, the replacement of College Place Middle School, which the majority of Edmonds students attend after elementary school, might have to wait. It's not yet clear. But despite...

 

Arts Festival Foundation art instruction grants

Twenty-eight Art Instruction Grants totaling $27,000 were recently awarded by the Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation to educators and guest artists in the Edmonds School District. The maximum award was...

 

Edmonds residents serve as pages

Trevor Abramson and Aiden Pennington, students at Saint Luke School in Shoreline, served as pages recently in the Washington State House of Representatives. Sponsored by state Rep. Cindy Ryu...

 

$696 million school bond, levy: Decision time

Is the Edmonds School District board asking too much in its almost $696 million capital construction bond and replacement capital/technology levy, both on the special Feb. 11 ballot? Or, as the...

 

Westgate kids staging 'Alice in Wonderland Jr.'

Talented thespians from Westgate Elementary School present Disney's "Alice in Wonderland Jr" at noon and 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at the school, 9601 220th St. SW, Edmonds. The 60-minute musical, desi...

 

Scholarship established for environmental studies, social justice

A new educational scholarship has been established in the name of Dave Ellingson, a scholar and kayaker who lives in Edmonds. Trinity Education Foundation has announced the Dave Ellingson Scholarship...

 

From the superintendent: Information about bond/levy

You may recall from the information we sent you in the fall that the Edmonds School District is holding an election on Tuesday, Feb. 11, with two important measures on the ballot: – $600 million...

 

A worthy senior project : Meadowdale High students package gifts for service member

Meadowdale High School to those on the front lines: We value your service past, present, and into the future. On Veterans Day, inspired after reading Tim O'Brien's classic novel about the Vietnam...

 

December Students of the Month

Edmonds Heights K-12 Student Name: Natasha Thompson Mother’s Name: Maria Thompson Father’s Name: James Thompson Clubs & Activities: WA Thespian Society Community Service: Provide child-care services; technical theater work at Madrona K-8 Future...

 

EdCC STEM building to open in September

Edmonds Community College will open its new 70,000-square-foot building for students training in nursing and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). The college will host a public...

 

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