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Larsen tours Meadowdale High School to discuss LED lighting replacements

LED lighting

LYNNWOOD—Representative Rick Larsen (WA-02) met with Edmonds School District Superintendent Dr. Rebecca Miner, and other ESD staff, on Monday, May 20, for a tour of Lynnwood’s Meadowdale High School where he discussed a recent earmark request of $2.2 million to replace florescent bulbs with LED lighting at three schools. The three schools—Meadowdale High School, Edmonds-Woodway […]

Edmonds School Board Director announces resignation effective July

Deborah Kilgore

LYNNWOOD—School Board Director Dr Deborah Kilgore is resigning from the Edmonds School District Board effective July 10, 2024, as she and her family will be moving out of state. Director Kilgore made her announcement during the School Board meeting on Tuesday, May 14, 2024. She has served on the School Board for six and half […]

Lynnwood Council rejects 100-story apartments, approves more speed cameras

mock council

LYNNWOOD—Approximately 40 history students of Cedar Park Christian School on Friday, May 3, completed a field trip to Lynnwood City Hall where they took to the dais and directly participated in the democratic process with a mock student-led city council meeting. “I think it is great learning experience for them to actually sit in the […]

Letter-to-Editor: Edmonds Schools, commit to saving the arts!

edmonds arts

To Edmonds School District officials and members of the School Board, As members of the broad and diverse community served by the Edmonds School District, we wish to register our distress at the pending cuts to arts and music programs. You, as educators, know as well as we do that art, music, drama and other […]

Voters approve $866 million in school bonds and levies in Special Election

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SNOHOMISH COUNTY—Snohomish County voters overwhelmingly supported ballot measures to provide funding for school districts across the Snohomish County in the February 13 Special Election. Both the Marysville Transportation Benefit District and the levy for Fire District 22 passed handsomely with 71% and 60% respectively. Voter turnout as of the count on Wednesday, February 14, 2024, […]

Meadowdale Elementary moving to new location due to water damage

Meadowdale Elementary

LYNNWOOD—During the weekend of January 13-14, several pipes froze and burst at Meadowdale Elementary School resulting in significant water damage. The district is in the process of temporarily transitioning to Woodway Center in Edmonds for in-person learning beginning January 30. There will be no school for Meadowdale Elementary on Friday, January 19 to facilitate parents […]

Edmonds School Board Director apologizes for using profanity during meeting

Edmonds School Board

LYNNWOOD, Wash., November 16, 2023—Edmonds School District Board Member Keith Smith apologized for using profane language during a, self-defined, “diatribe” last month where he defended student’s rights to use school bathrooms regardless of gender. The apology came at an Edmonds School Board Meeting in Lynnwood on Tuesday, November 14. “I would just like to apologize […]

Mountlake Terrace high schooler named 2023 Washington STEM Rising Star

Washington STEM

Seattle, Wash., November 12, 2023—Katie Larios, a student at Mountlake Terrace High School, has been named the 2023 Snohomish Regional Rising Star by the Washington STEM.  She is one of 11 promising young women recognized by the organization for 2023. “Katie works hard to achieve in STEM and looks back to see who she can […]

Letter-to-Editor: Evaluating contested Edmonds School Board races

Edmonds School

Edmonds School District includes the cities of Lynnwood, Mountlake Terrace, Brier, Woodway and of course Edmonds. Two of the current races for director positions, #1 and #5, offer clear choices to the voters. Recent ESD students’ low test scores and low attendance (as reported by the Edmonds Beacon) ought to be thought provoking for all. […]

Op-Ed: Students have gone numb to drugs and gun violence

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The passing of students this year, through drugs and shootings, are met with anger and sorrow, but one thing is becoming evident, no one is shocked by the violence anymore.  The thought of 12-year-olds getting addicted to nicotine and potentially damaging their lungs should be both foreign and repulsive; yet it’s happening to middle and […]

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