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Scriber Lake students give back to community

Scriber Lake High School held its Day of Service Friday, Dec. 1. Students sorted and labeled pinto beans at Food Lifeline, made hygiene kits at Washington Kids in Transition,... — Updated 12/7/2023


Art instruction grants awarded for 2023-2024

The Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation has awarded $10,125 in grants that promote arts education in schools. These grants are designed to provide students in the Edmonds School... — Updated 12/7/2023


Edmonds College donates hospital beds to MSHH Donor Closet

Edmonds College recently donated 11 hospital beds and a lift utilized in its allied health and nursing training labs to MSHH Donor Closet, a nonprofit organization dedicated to... — Updated 11/30/2023


Fruit galore: E-W School Music Program has annual fundraiser

Members of the Edmonds-Woodway Music Program are now selling citrus fruit in support of the program. Order online through Nov. 15 at Offered are high-quality... — Updated 11/16/2023


School funding campaign begins | School Briefs

School-funding campaign begins Yes for ESD Kids (formerly, Citizens for Schools) is kicking off a campaign with a goal to build support for the Edmonds School District’s upcoming school funding measures – Propositions 1 and 2.... — Updated 11/16/2023


Edmonds College, YWCA partner to provide free technology classes

Edmonds College's Continuing Education department is partnering with the YWCA at Somerset Village apartments on 68th Avenue West to provide free weekly, after-school technology... — Updated 11/16/2023


Chase Lake Elementary teacher honored

 — Updated 11/2/2023

 By Rebecca Miner    Schools

Activity abounds in the Edmonds School District | Our Schools

As the fall transitions to winter, there’s no shortage of activity in our Edmonds schools. I’ve been enjoying visiting our schools for classroom visits and student activities... — Updated 11/2/2023


Open call for E-W Holiday Craft Fair

The Edmonds-Woodway High School Music Boosters invites all crafters and vendors to take part in its 2023 Holiday Craft Fair Dec. 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Great Hall, 7600 212th St. SW. The fair is an opportunity to... — Updated 10/26/2023


School District continues to face challenges

The Edmonds School District is still feeling the impacts of the pandemic, with lower test scores and drastically reduced attendance districtwide. As classes switched from in-person... — Updated 10/20/2023

 By Beacon staff    Schools

Edmonds College receives $220K grant for patient care program

Edmonds College has received a $220,000 grant from Career Connect Washington for its patient care technician program. The college said the grant will help remove financial barriers... — Updated 10/19/2023

 By Brian Soergel    Schools

'Whiplash' on mayor's decision on school funding

Mayor Mike Nelson said he will secure funding to keep the Meadowdale Preschool program operating beyond the 2023-2024 school year. "This early childhood education program has been... — Updated 10/12/2023

 By Gary Noble    Schools

A message from a retiring school board director | Guest View

After serving nearly 20 years on the school board, I am retiring. It has been my honor to be elected to serve as a board member for the district since 2004. In that time, I've had... — Updated 10/12/2023


Student Advisory Commission named; healthy-youth survey | School Briefs

The Edmonds School District has named its 2023-24 Superintendent Student Advisory Committee. The committee is made up of student leaders in grades 9-12 from each of the district's... — Updated 10/5/2023


Fiesta Cultural; utility bill relief; Care Solace; McKinney-Vento | School Briefs

Fiesta Cultural coming to College Place Middle The Edmonds School District will hold a celebration of Latinx/Chicanx/Hispanic culture and history as it continues its Hispanic... — Updated 9/29/2023


EC President Singh gets Aspen Institute's Presidents Fellowship

The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program has selected Edmonds College President Amit B. Singh for the inaugural class of the Aspen Presidents Fellowship. This program, with... — Updated 9/28/2023


EC graduates create virtual tours of Washington farms

When Andrew Tuttle and Mary Marshall enrolled in Edmonds College's horticulture program in 2018, they were both recovering from experiences of stress and grief. Tuttle was looking... — Updated 9/28/2023


Meet the superintendent and candidates

Want to know about budget issues in the Edmonds School District? The story behind declining attendance and graduation rates? What the priorities are for the months and years ahead? On Sept. 28, citizens in the Edmonds School... — Updated 9/21/2023

 By Jack McHenry    Schools

Petanque Food Bank Tournament raises more than $10K

On Saturday, Aug. 26, members and guests of the Edmonds Petanque Club raised over $10,000 in support of the Edmonds Food Bank. For the 12th year, the club turned its attention to... — Updated 9/14/2023


Edmonds School District students to receive free smile checks

The back-to-school season is here and Community Health Center of Snohomish County (CHC) will be returning to local elementary schools, including in the Edmonds School District, to p... — Updated 9/14/2023


CRI: 'As rewarding as helping to build airplanes'

The Creative Retirement Institute (CRI) certainly has its fans. Carol Crawford is one of them. "Being retired and joining CRI is as much fun and rewarding as helping to build... — Updated 9/2/2023

 By Brian Soergel    Schools

Sherwood Elementary gets new playground, new irrigation system

Thanks to the voter-approved 2021 levy, Sherwood Elementary is getting a new playground to start off the 2023-24 school year. The new playground replaces the 30-year-old equipment,... — Updated 8/31/2023


VFW Post 8870 announces student essay contests

VFW Post 8870 of Edmonds has announced the details for its annual student essay contests, which are open to all students living in the Edmonds and Mukilteo school districts.... — Updated 8/31/2023


Rick Larsen announces 2023 Congressional App Challenge

Rep. Rick Larsen, whose 2nd U.S. Congressional District represents Edmonds, has launched the 2023 Congressional App Challenge (CAC). The annual competition, which runs through Nov.... — Updated 8/10/2023


EC Foundation provides $42K in faculty, staff program grants

The Edmonds College Foundation Board of Directors has awarded $42,000 in grants to help fund 14 of the college's programs for the 2023-24 academic year. "These program grants offer... — Updated 7/27/2023


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