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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 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

 By Brian Soergel    Schools

'Double Take': Exhibit includes sound, performance

The Edmonds College Art Gallery's fall exhibit showcases the work of Minh Carrico, an Edmonds College instructor and chair for photography and visual communications. The exhibit,... — Updated 10/13/2022


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


Edmonds College receives $1.5 million cybersecurity grant

Edmonds College will receive nearly $1.5 million in grants for its cybersecurity program, the Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges (WSBCTC) announced. The... — Updated 9/22/2022


City seeks student reps for 3 commissions

The City of Edmonds seeks applicants to serve as student representatives on three City commissions: the Diversity, Economic Development, and Edmonds Arts commissions. Student representatives may be enrolled either in high school... — Updated 9/14/2022


Superintendent wants return to free school meals

Federal waivers have ended and hundreds of thousands of students in school are expected to again pay for meals during the school day. Under a proposal announced Sept. 8 by State... — Updated 9/14/2022

 By Chris Trujillo    Schools

'Communities are hurting, kids are hurting'

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen was among the 50 or so guests in attendance when the Foundation for Edmonds School District held a welcoming reception for interim Superintendent Rebecca Miner... — Updated 9/8/2022


3 EC students receive pharmacy technician scholarships

Edmonds College students Breshna Amany, Jenaya McCann, and Amy Nguyen have each been awarded a $250 scholarship sponsored by Walgreens and Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK) to... — Updated 9/8/2022

 By Makenna Dreher    Schools

A new year, and a new focus for Edmonds School District

When Edmonds School District teachers and students returned to school Wednesday, they no doubt noticed a few differences from COVID's impact the last few years. "I think that the... — Updated 9/8/2022


Edmonds College gets grants | School Briefs

Edmonds College Running Start program gets nearly $1 million grant The State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) approved Edmonds College’s Running Start Emergency Relief Funds Program and awarded the college a... — Updated 8/31/2022

 By Daphne Xia    Schools

Edmonds College: Going back to the basics

During a recent board of trustees meeting, Edmonds College President Amit Singh spoke about the school's priorities, with "success" and "access" the two most important as he stresse... — Updated 8/25/2022


VFW youth essay contests underway

Every year, Edmonds Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8870 sponsors a group of student essay contests, along with the rest of the VFW throughout the nation. Applications are made... — Updated 8/11/2022


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