April 22, 2024 1:06 pm

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The Goddard School is set to open this March in Lynnwood

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LYNNWOOD—The Goddard School®, a nationally acclaimed early childhood education franchise, is set to open its first location in Lynnwood in March 2024. The Goddard School of Lynnwood will be the second location for co-owners Kalis Sathappan and Maanu Muthu, who also own The Goddard School of Redmond. Located at 18802 55th Avenue W., this more […]

Sisterhood and joy, Project Girl summer program empowers young women

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., August 28, 2023—Stepping into Project Girl headquarters in Lynnwood, one could feel an immediate sense of home. An amalgamation of pleasant aromas, paintings adorning the walls, couches plentiful with colorful pillows, and vibrant laughter in the background, accompanied with study and meditation rooms, and a fridge fully stocked with snacks, one can’t help […]

Early childhood education provider celebrates new location in Lynnwood

Goddard Lynnwood

LYNNWOOD, Wash., April 12, 2023—The Goddard School®, a nationally acclaimed early childhood education franchise, is opening its newest location in Lynnwood. The school, which will serve up to 200 local families seeking high-quality early childhood education, is slated to open in late Spring of 2024. “We want to bring a quality school here to Lynnwood,” […]

Proposed bill would require early childhood education enrollment by age 5

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OLYMPIA, Wash., January 17, 2022 – Early childhood education is so critical to student success that now some educators are pushing for enrollment in school by age five. Currently, Washington parents are allowed enrollment for their child with the local school system until age eight. If Senate Bill 5537 passes, they’ll be the last in the […]

Maryland high school teacher Keishia Thorpe wins $1 million Global Teacher Prize

Keishia Thorpe

United States teacher Keishia Thorpe, an immigrant from Jamaica who has opened up college education for low-income, first-generation American, immigrant and refugee students, has been named the winner of the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2021, in partnership with UNESCO. According to the Varkey Foundation, the purpose of the Global Teacher Prize is to recognize […]

Snohomish County Schools: A comparison across the County

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., October 14, 2021 – Each school year, the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) updates its K12 Report Card, which details the academic achievements, among other metrics, of Washington public school districts. The Lynnwood Times has compiled several metrics from the most recent OSPI Report Card and from the individual districts’ […]

Spruce Elementary teacher receives global recognition

jennie warmouth

While teaching students to read and write, Jennie Warmouth inspires them to think critically and develop empathy.  Jennie Warmouth, a second grade teacher at Spruce Elementary, is one of the 50 finalists in a global teacher contest. Warmouth’s ability to make standardized curricula personally applicable for her students makes her an outstanding educator. The contest […]

Parents talk COVID at Edmonds School Board meeting

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EDMONDS, Wash. – On September 14, the first Edmonds school board meeting of the 2021-2022 school year took place over Zoom amidst rising COVID cases in the county. The meeting predominantly focused on the district’s commitment to safe reopening measures. Meetings will continue to take place over Zoom for the duration of the year. The […]

ESD School Board Meetings and public comments

Edmonds School District meeting

LYNNWOOD, Wash., September 13, 2021 — To decrease the public spread of COVID-19, the Snohomish Health District recommends public meetings be held remotely. Therefore, the Edmonds School District School Board will continue with virtual meetings until further notice. New digital agenda, minutes, video archive system  The Edmonds School District will use a new digital system […]

Edmonds Superintendent shares COVID safety guidelines

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LYNNWOOD, Wash. — On August 30, Supt. Gustavo Balderas posted a message that included COVID-19 safety guidelines for the upcoming school year to edmonds.wednet.edu. All of the information had been presented previously during Zoom conferences held earlier in the week. Staff, students, and parents were invited to attend the meetings — all of which are […]

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