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District students demand COVID answers


Last updated 1/27/2022 at 8:19am

Students from the Edmonds School District have created a change.org petition asking for clearer answers on the impacts of COVID.

They planned to stage a "sick out" Friday.

"We were aware of the sick out and the petition," said Assistant Superintendent Greg Schwab. "We shared a communication with families yesterday letting them know that we were aware and as always we respect students’ right to free speech, but we also must hold them accountable un...

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Reader Comments(1)

Deborah Arthur writes:

I agree with the kids on this one. They know what is going on in their schools, they know who is and who isn't half way wearing a mask...they know more than the adm or teachers about how all groups roll etc...Sounds pretty smart and accurate to me, what they are saying and wanting is what they and their parents should decide I believe under the circumstances we are in right now. Anxiety doesn't help retain what you are being taught...its a distraction and they certainly don't need any more maybes or all of that. I say Leave them kids alone. Right now they sound smarter than many adults I have spoken too.. Just my opinion.


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