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 By Brian Soergel    Schools

Name change approved: It's Edmonds College

POSTED APRIL 13 In a follow-up to a story the Edmonds Beacon reported exclusively, Edmonds Community College is moving forward with its new name – Edmonds College – beginning Monday, April 13. The decision was approved by the... — Updated 4/23/2020

 By Brian Soergel    Schools

Edmonds CC considering name change to 'Edmonds College'

POSTED APRIL 8 More than 50 years after its founding as Edmonds Community College, the school could have a new name as soon as next week. The Edmonds Community College board of... — Updated 4/13/2020


Edmonds School District examining options now that schools closed

POSTED APRIL 7 Edmonds School District Superintendent Kristine McDuffy sent the following message to parents and caregivers on Monday, April 6. With the announcement this afternoon... — Updated 4/7/2020 Full story


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


Edmonds College student government donates $50,000 to emergency fund

The Associated Students of Edmonds College has donated $50,000 to the college's Foundation in response to emergency funding requests from students who have been impacted by... — Updated 5/22/2020


Edmonds College host 7th annual Memorial Day ceremony virtually May 22

Edmonds College will host its seventh annual Memorial Day Ceremony virtually with a live premiere of "A Time to Remember" at 10 a.m. Friday, May 22, on YouTube. "Each year, we come... — Updated 5/22/2020

 By Brian Soergel    Schools

Edmonds School District announces virtual graduations

High school seniors will get their 2020 graduations. As expected, however, they will be virtual ones. “It is just not possible to hold any kind of in-person ceremony in June,” said Assistant Superintendent Greg Schwab in a... — Updated 5/21/2020 Full story


E-W High School Class of 2020 share future plans, how pandemic has affected them

As you know, Gov. Jay Inslee ordered all schools in the state to shut down for the entire school year due to the coronavirus pandemic's effects. This means high school seniors at... — Updated 5/12/2020 Full story


A senior year lost: 2 E-W Class of 2020 students share coping strategies

With Washington public schools shut down for the rest of the year due to the coronavirus, students at Edmonds-Woodway High School are having to find new ways to adapt to learning on... — Updated 5/12/2020 Full story


CWU-Lynnwood to offer BA in liberal studies this fall

Staring this fall, Central Washington University-Lynnwood, located on the campus of Edmonds College, will offer a new bachelor of arts degree. “We saw the opportunity to allow students to take some upper-division courses that wer... — Updated 5/7/2020

 By Brian Soergel    Schools

Edmonds CC changes its name change to 'Edmonds College'

More than 50 years after its founding as Edmonds Community College, the two-year school now has a new name. The Edmonds Community College board of trustees voted in favor of the... — Updated 4/23/2020


Teaching in the time of Covid-19

Keeping school on track during a global pandemic has required teachers of all class levels to take an unexpected crash course in online curriculum tools in order to continue their... — Updated 4/16/2020

 By Brian Soergel    Schools

Edmonds School District working on graduation, 'continuous learning' plans

School's out for the year, and high school seniors and their parents are no doubt wondering about a graduation ceremony. We don't have any news for you on that at the moment, but... — Updated 4/16/2020


Online curriculum teaching in the time of COVID-19

STORY POSTED APRIL 6 Keeping school on track during a global pandemic has required teachers of all class levels to take an unexpected crash course in online curriculum tools in orde... — Updated 4/6/2020


Learning to learn remotely at Holy Rosary

With schools ordered closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, teachers are having to get creative to continue connecting with their students. Holy Rosary Edmonds pre-kindergarten... — Updated 4/4/2020


Rick Steves offers kids a virtual trip to Europe

For millions of teachers and parents suddenly homeschooling, their students are stuck in the house, wishing for something fun and enriching to watch. Edmonds travel writer and... — Updated 4/4/2020


Brighton students ready for virtual competition

Are you ready for an earthquake in the Pacific Northwest? A group of the sixth graders (Dylan Johnson De Lacy, Noah Anderson, Nolan Walsh, Michael Usoltsev, Noah Hopkins) from... — Updated 4/3/2020


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,... — Updated 3/26/2020

 By Brian Soergel    Schools

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... — Updated 3/19/2020


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... — Updated 3/12/2020


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