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VFW Post 8870 announces Freedom Scholarship

Cmdr. Carl F. Kurfess of VFW post #8870 has announced the Post will, once again, offer its Freedom Scholarship to graduating high school seniors. Student qualifications include... — Updated 2/2/2023

 By Brian Soergel    Schools

Pack the house: Edmonds-Woodway gym will get new bleachers

Although they may look just dandy, the bleachers in the Edmonds-Woodway High School gym need replacement. That's coming, as the school board directors unanimously approved a... — Updated 1/26/2023


Edmonds resident named an SVP at Western Governors University

Western Governors University has named longtime Edmonds resident Keith Smith as senior vice president of the Michael O. Leavitt School of Health, a national, nonprofit and... — Updated 1/19/2023


Nancy Katims reelected as school district president | School Briefs

Nancy Katims reelected as district president The Edmonds School District board last week unanimously voted to reelect director Nancy Katims as president for a one-year term.... — Updated 12/28/2022


Foundation receives $15K grant from Puyallup Tribe

The Foundation for Edmonds School District has received a $15,000 grant from the Puyallup Tribe of Indians Charity Trust board. The Puyallup Tribe has lived in the Puget Sound for... — Updated 12/28/2022


Is Scriber Lake the right fit?

Scriber Lake High School is a small, alternative learning high school of about 200 students within the Edmonds School District geared towards students who have struggled or continue to struggle in their current school setting;... — Updated 12/8/2022


ESD Foundation to manage Hubbard Family Foundation scholarship

The Foundation for Edmonds School District has announced that it will manage the Hubbard Family Foundation Scholarship. The Foundation was established by Larry Hubbard, a dedicated and longstanding member of the Edmonds community,... — Updated 12/8/2022


Grant will support on-the-job training for Scriber Lake

The Foundation for Edmonds School District has received a $15,000 award to be used to help fund the Foundation for Edmonds School District's new On-the-Job Training (OJT) program,... — Updated 12/8/2022

 By Makenna Dreher    Schools

School pledge, budgets, and superintendent hiring update

Lydia Sellie, executive director of business and finance for the Edmonds School District, updated the board on August and September budgets from this year during a recent school board meeting. For the budget from August, there was... — Updated 12/8/2022


Opioid prevention; heart screening at Meadowdale | School Briefs

Opioid prevention at Edmonds-Woodway Learn how to respond in an overdose emergency and how opioids are impacting our communities. Whether you know someone who uses opioids or not, you might be in a position to save someone’s life... — Updated 11/22/2022


Edmonds College students complete first tiny home build

A month ago, students in Edmonds College's Advanced Manufacturing Skills Center (AMSC) Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Program (CAP) learned they were going to build a tiny house... — Updated 11/22/2022


Edmonds College Jazz and Salsa Band has a fundraiser to support Puerto Rico trip

The Edmonds College Jazz and Salsa Band will transform the Black Box Theatre into a nightclub on Saturday, Nov. 5, to host a fundraiser to support an upcoming trip to Puerto Rico.... — Updated 11/21/2022


Foundation for Edmonds School District receives $8,000 grant

The Foundation for Edmonds School District is the recipient of an $8,000 award from the Puget Sound Energy (PSE) Foundation's Competitive Grant Program. The PSE Foundation supports... — Updated 11/21/2022


Guidelines for sex-ed in Edmonds School District

The Edmonds School District adheres to the Guidelines for Sexual Health Information and Disease Prevention authored by the Washington State Department of Health and the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction from January... — Updated 11/17/2022


Foundation for Edmonds School District receives $5,000 Sprouts grant

The Foundation for Edmonds School District announced this week that it has been awarded a $5,000 Neighborhood Grant by the Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation, an organization dedicated to nutrition education and fresh food... — Updated 11/10/2022


Meet the 2022 Student Advisory Committee

Here are the 26 members of the Edmonds School District superintendent's Student Advisory Committee. Students were selected earlier this month after consideration by Interim... — Updated 11/3/2022


GET prepaid tuition program returns for new enrollment year | School briefs

 Washington’s Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET) program opened Nov. 1 for a new enrollment period, providing families the opportunity to start saving for future college and career training costs while their children are... — Updated 11/3/2022


Veterans Day event Nov. 8 at Edmonds College | School briefs

Edmonds College will host its 10th annual Veterans Day celebration in person and virtually Tuesday, Nov. 8. The free event is 2 p.m. at the Black Box Theatre. Veterans will be honored throughout the celebration, with special... — Updated 11/3/2022


Provide input on superintendent search | School briefs

The Edmonds School District board of directors, working with GR Recruiting, is searching for a new superintendent for the 2023-24 school year. The interim superintendent, Rebecca Miner, replaces Superintendent Gustavo Balderas,... — Updated 11/3/2022

 By Makenna Dreher    Schools

Data: Edmonds students testing lower than comparable districts

In English language arts, math, and science, Edmonds School District students performed lower compared to other districts with similar free and reduced meal statuses, according to S... — Updated 10/27/2022


School immunization for childhood vaccination rates remain flat

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has updated its school immunization data dashboard to include data from the 2021-2022 school year. The newest data included showing that the vaccination rates have remained flat.... — Updated 10/27/2022


Edmonds College receives renewal of $200K disabilities grant

Edmonds College received a $200,000 renewal of a grant that will help fund the college's Pursuit Lab, which provides college access and services that include job-readiness training... — Updated 10/27/2022

 By Makenna Dreher    Schools

2 local responses to national increase in banned books

To Michelle Bear, owner of Edmonds Bookshop, the increase in banned books nationwide is nothing new. In fact, Edmonds Bookshop has been bringing awareness to books that are banned f... — Updated 10/20/2022


Review district's reproduction health curriculum | School Briefs

Review the district’s reproduction health curriculum Each year, families are able to review the Edmonds School District’s reproductive health and disease prevention curriculum taught in grades 5-12. The event this year will be... — Updated 10/20/2022


VFW announces student essay contest

VFW Post #8870 Edmonds has announced the details regarding its annual Student Essay Contest, which is open to students residing within the Edmonds and Mukilteo school districts. Students attending private schools or being... — Updated 10/13/2022


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