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 By Brian Soergel    Schools 

Edmonds School District wants to lease property for homeless parents, students

The Edmonds School District board of directors is ready to approve a resolution that would lease property to an Everett nonprofit, Housing Hope, to develop affordable, permanent... — Updated 12/2/2021


Edmonds College board commends campus community

The Edmonds College Board of Directors is expressing its gratitude for the college community’s work, considering the exceptional challenges for the education sector in the last two years, and recognizes that current president,... — Updated 11/23/2021


Shoreline CC begins construction on new building

Shoreline Community College kicked off construction for its future Health Science and Advanced Manufacturing Classroom Complex following a groundbreaking ceremony Monday, Nov. 15. The building will allow SCC to continue to train... — Updated 11/23/2021


ESD Foundation; Shoreline CC; Teachers of Color | School Briefs

Teachers of Color Foundation accepting applications The Teachers of Color Foundation is now accepting applications for certificated teaching scholarships. Teachers of Color Foundati... — Updated 11/11/2021


Enrollment now open for prepaid tuition program

Washington State’s Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET) program opened Nov. 1 for a new enrollment period, providing families an opportunity to start saving for future college costs while their children are young. The 2021-2022... — Updated 11/4/2021


Edmonds-Woodway has food drive, fundraiser

Edmonds-Woodway High School is having two events to benefit the Edmonds Food Bank. First, the school’s associated student body (ASB) will be holding a food drive to support the Edmonds Food Bank Monday, Nov. 8, through Friday,... — Updated 11/4/2021


Edmonds School District: High school options

Eighth grade students in the Edmonds School District have a transition into high school that is coming up quickly. Families have options available to their students as they head... — Updated 10/28/2021


School District is hiring | School Briefs

October is Disabilities Awareness Month The Edmonds School District announced that October is Disabilities Awareness Month, a time to highlight the diversity, culture, history and equity issues for students, families, staff and... — Updated 10/14/2021


Rotary; scholarship; new program | School Briefs

Students to help build tiny homes, single-family residences The Edmonds School District board of directors have approved an agreement with the Rotary Club of Lynnwood to construct tiny homes and a single-family residence duplex in... — Updated 10/6/2021

 By Brian Soergel    Schools

Edmonds School District teacher shortlisted for $1 million prize

Jennie Warmouth, a second grade teacher at Spruce Elementary in Lynnwood, has been included in the top 50 shortlist for the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2021 in partnershi... — Updated 10/6/2021


Bus driver shortage hurting Edmonds School District

With its current shortage of school bus drivers and the upcoming deadline for staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19, the Edmonds School District is facing the possibility of a... — Updated 9/30/2021

 By Manya Vee    Schools

Relentless optimism: Teaching in the age of COVID

School opens in Edmonds, at last! But not without anxiety. Questions abound. How will school in Edmonds be different this year with a pandemic still raging? Will wearing masks be a... — Updated 9/27/2021


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


| School Briefs

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


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