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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 […]

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 […]

Spruce Elementary groundbreaking ceremony celebrated

spruce elementary groundbreaking

LYNNWOOD, Wash., June 25, 2021 – The Edmonds School District, parents and architects celebrated the start of Phase 2 construction of Spruce Elementary on Wednesday, June 23. The school held Closing and Groundbreaking ceremonies to commemorate the former building’s closing and demolition and the start of the new building’s construction, which was funded through the […]

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