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 By Brian Soergel    Schools

Edmonds College: Challenges ahead

Even before the coronavirus upended everything, the school previously known as Edmonds Community College had seen significant changes and additions. The name change, for one, to... — Updated 9/24/2020 Full story

 By Brian Soergel    Schools

Baseball field spiffed up, thanks to Eagle Scout

One of the baseball bleachers at Lynndale Park is in good shape now, thanks to the efforts of a 15-year-old Edmonds boy and his Eagle Scout project. Oh, and Aaron Johnson also... — Updated 9/22/2020


Edmonds LEAP camp registration is now open

Registration is now open for L.E.A.P. (Learning Enhancements and Activities Program), a new distance-learning day camp hosted by the Edmonds Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department. Starting Oct. 19, the City says the... — Updated 9/17/2020 Full story


Health District: Elementary schools can plan for in-person instruction

Snohomish Health District health officer Dr. Chris Spitters said Friday, Sept. 11, that based on ongoing moderate but declining COVID-19 transmission, elementary schools can start to plan on resuming in-person instruction.... — Updated 9/17/2020 Full story

 By Brian Soergel    Schools

School District rehires 3 bus drivers for special-ed, tech programs

On Aug. 14, 175 Edmonds School District school bus drivers received notice that their jobs – and health insurance – would be eliminated at the end of the month. But on Tuesday, Sept. 11, the district recalled three school bus d... — Updated 9/17/2020


CRI: Volunteer committee of retirees pivots during a pandemic

Higher education has been impacted at all levels by the worldwide pandemic, and even continuing education has had to pivot its approach to educating students of all ages and... — Updated 9/11/2020


Two EC faculty contribute to fifth edition of renowned English textbook

Edmonds College Intensive English Program faculty Kelly Roberts Weibel and Ruth Voetmann contributed to the fifth edition of "Fundamentals of English Grammar," a classic textbook... — Updated 9/3/2020


Foundation gets $40,000 grant from Mountlake Terrace

The Foundation for Edmonds School District, in partnership with Calvary Fellowship and the Mountlake Terrace Community Foundation, has received a $40,000 grant from the City of Mountlake Terrace. Funding through the CARES Act will... — Updated 9/3/2020


Carolyn Douglas appointed to PR position at WGU

Western Governors University (WGU) has announced the appointment of Edmonds resident Carolyn Douglas as regional manager of communications and outreach. Douglas brings more than 25... — Updated 9/3/2020

 By Brian Soergel    Schools

City program will provide daytime programs for school-aged youth

On Tuesday, Sept. 1, the City Council unanimously approved the hiring of two staff for a new program called LEAP – Learning Enhancement & Activity Program. The approval allows the City to move forward with recruiting, hiring, and... — Updated 9/3/2020


Scriber Lake honor; school fair; volunteering opportunities | School Briefs

Scriber Lake teacher and dean Kanoe C. Vierra gets national award Kanoe C. Vierra, a teacher and dean of students at Scriber Lake High School in Edmonds, will receive the... — Updated 8/19/2020


Underway: A new ship for Sons of Norway

"Thor" is being restored. Edmonds resident and student Xander Siqveland's Eagle Scout project is repairing Edmonds' Sons of Norway's historic Viking Ship parade float. Work began... — Updated 8/18/2020


College grant to assist health-care training for low-income students

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded a $3 million grant to Edmonds College for its health-care training program for low-income students. The program, Innovations in Creating Access To Careers in Healthcare... — Updated 8/5/2020


Foundation receives $10,000 grant for food assistance

The Foundation for Edmonds School District has received a $10,000 grant from Albertsons Companies Foundation. The grant will fund free meals and food assistance for children and families in south Snohomish County facing economic... — Updated 8/5/2020

 By Brian Soergel    Schools

Remote control: In-home learning for students

To say the lives of The Edmonds School District students, parents, and caregivers have changed over the last five months would be stating the obvious. Day care? After-school... — Updated 8/5/2020 Full story


School District picks hybrid approach for returning students

The Edmonds School District plans to have students return to school this fall, but the coronavirus pandemic means there will be noticeable differences. Based on state and local... — Updated 7/16/2020


Police are out at E-W, Meadowdale

The Edmonds School District board on June 23 voted 5-0 not to renew an interlocal contract with the City of Edmonds for a police school resource officer at Edmonds-Woodway. They... — Updated 7/7/2020


New principal, assistant superintendent | School Briefs

Edmonds-Woodway selects new principal Allison Larsen has been selected as the new principal at Edmonds-Woodway High School. She has been the interim principal since May. Prior to that, she was an assistant principal at... — Updated 7/2/2020

 By Julia Leonard    Schools

E-W senior overcomes surgeries on her way to the UW

Mia Oscarsson was 7 when she had her first ear surgery. Four surgeries were planned in total, where surgeons took cartilage from her rib cage and used it to create the outer portion... — Updated 6/24/2020


Rowings scholarship; schools will look different in the fall | School Briefs

Edmonds rower earns scholarship to Loyola Marymount Congratulation to Edmonds resident Maeve Conaty, who attended Seattle Prep and has earned an athletic scholarship (crew) to... — Updated 6/21/2020


Volunteer heroes at the Edmonds Library honored

High school seniors who have volunteered at the Edmonds Library were recently honored by library staff for their hard work and dedication. They are: Aimee Fuji has volunteered at th... — Updated 6/18/2020


Undeterred, E-W junior runs marathon, with support from teammates

Matthew Lacambra, a dedicated cross-country and track-and-field runner at Edmonds-Woodway High School, along with his teammates, were disappointed about the cancellation of their... — Updated 6/4/2020


Verdant provides $11K to feed Edmonds College students

Verdant Health Commission recently donated $11,880 to the Edmonds College Foundation to help provide food and assistance for Edmonds College students who are experiencing food... — Updated 6/4/2020


Edmonds College manufactures face shields for health-care workers

Edmonds College has prototyped and manufactured face shields for health-care workers during the coronavirus pandemic. "We are trying to do our small part to meet the urgent needs of... — Updated 6/4/2020


Edmonds College awards scholarships to Community Read winners

The Edmonds College Foundation has awarded $3,600 in scholarships to four students – Jangmi “Esther” Hong, Osbaldo Perez, Israel “Scott” Rehaume, and Katie Sisson – as part of the college’s annual Community Read... — Updated 6/4/2020


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