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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

 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


From Brazil to Edmonds Community College

The Edmonds Community College Board of Trustees awarded Vinicius Armucho with its 2020 Transforming Lives award. "Vinicius exemplifies the kind of student we hope to support and... — Updated 3/12/2020


Meadowdale High School recognized for German-American partnership

Meadowdale High School has been chosen as one of few recipients of the German American Partnership Program “School of Distinction” school plaque award for its partnership in fostering long-term German American youth exchange... — Updated 3/12/2020


2 school district cabinet members announce resignations

After several years serving in leadership roles within the Edmonds School District, two cabinet members announce they are leaving for different school districts. Both will finish out school year and end their contracts June 30.... — Updated 3/12/2020


School District names Gustavo Balderas new superintendent

The Edmonds School District board of directors has extended an offer to Gustavo Balderas to become the next superintendent. The board voted on its decision in a public meeting at th... — Updated 3/5/2020


CyberKnights host annual robot unveiling

The 4911 CyberKnights robotics team hosted the sixth annual unveiling event for robotics students around the greater Seattle area. The CyberKnights are a seven-year FRC team and hold the event for other FRC teams to attend. The... — Updated 2/27/2020


Cascade Symphony offering student scholarships

Cascade Symphony Orchestra will award scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $3,000 to qualified high school seniors from the Edmonds, Mukilteo, Northshore and Shoreline school districts. Applications and audition recordings will be... — Updated 2/27/2020


Hazel Miller Foundation donates $1.5M to Edmonds CC's STEM campaign

Edmonds Community College has announced a $1.5 million donation from the Hazel Miller Foundation dedicated to its STEM campaign for funding of the college's new 70,000-square-foot S... — Updated 2/27/2020


School District announces 2 superintendent finalists

After two days interviewing seven candidates to become the next superintendent, the Edmonds School District board of directors has narrowed the search to two finalists. Students,... — Updated 2/27/2020

 By Brian Soergel    Schools

Voters reject $600 million Edmonds School District bond

The six-year, $600 million Edmonds School District capital bond has failed, with just over 56% of voters supporting it, according to the latest results from the Feb. 11 special... — Updated 2/20/2020


Holy Rosary's 'ValenKinds'

Holy Rosary School celebrated recent winners of its "Random Acts of Kindness" program during its Valentine's Day festivities. The program celebrates students who are "caught being... — Updated 2/20/2020


Army veteran named EdCC VP of finance and operations

Edmonds Community College has hired Gregory Hinton, a 25-year veteran of the U.S. Army, to serve as the college's vice president of finance and operations. "Gregory has a track... — Updated 2/20/2020


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