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Pledge to pledge

Pledge to pledge

By Nolan DeGarlais, Hawkeye staff
May 1, 2017
Filed under Featured Stories, News, School News

The Pledge of Allegiance, familiar to most involved in the American education system, has created much controversy over the course of its nearly 125-year long existence. The official text of the pledge has been changed four times since its creation and there have been four different Supreme Court rulings...

Schwab hired as assistant superintendent for ESD

Schwab hired as assistant superintendent for ESD

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Education, News, School News

Principal Greg Schwab has been selected to serve as an assistant superintendent starting next school year for the Edmonds School District (ESD). The position will go into effect July 1, for the 2017-2018 school year. ESD Superintendent Kris McDuffy made the announcement earlier today. "Gr...

Data analyst pushes students to succeed in STEM fields

Data analyst pushes students to succeed in STEM fields

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor
April 27, 2017
Filed under Education, News, School News, STEM

Senior data analyst Jason Isley, who has been working at Walt Disney for seven years, met with STEM students during PASS today to explain to them how to succeed in STEM fields, starting with their high school career. He presented in room 125, hosted by science teacher Bryan Smelcer. “If you wan...

Chill Out takes ninth place out of their division at national competition

Chill Out takes ninth place out of their division at national competition

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
April 27, 2017
Filed under Featured Stories, News, School News

The Robotics team, Chill Out, competed in the FIRST robotics World Championship competition in Houston, Texas last week, from Wednesday to Sunday. In the end, the team placed nine out of 64 teams in their division. There were 400 teams overall, Robotics President Ian Davidson said, split into six di...

Schwab selected as finalist for ESD assistant superintendent position

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
April 25, 2017
Filed under Education, News, School News

Principal Greg Schwab was announced earlier today as a finalist for the position as assistant superintendent for Secondary Schools in Edmonds School District (ESD). The assistant superintendent oversees all principals and other administrators working in ESD middle and high schools, along with othe...

Two counts of rape brought against former student

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
April 24, 2017
Filed under News, School News, The425

Prosecutors involved with sexual assault charges from last year resurrected the case Monday. The defendant, a senior when the case was first opened, is being charged with two separate counts of third-degree rape. Cole Krause, 18, was also charged Monday in a different case against a different girl. ...

Engineer Peter Block presents to STEM students, shares professional experience

Engineer Peter Block presents to STEM students, shares professional experience

By Ciara Laney, Hawkeye staff
April 21, 2017
Filed under Education, Featured Stories, News, School News, STEM

Engineer Peter Block, who worked on the Saturn V rocket, as well as the Apollo missions with Boeing and Aerojet, spoke with STEM students during PASS today in the Career Center. “My area of interest was analytical,” he said about his work. Block specifically analyzed the safety and reliabil...

School Board President announces she will not seek re-election

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
April 20, 2017
Filed under Education, News, School News

Edmonds School District Board president Susan Phillips announced last week that she will not seek re-election next year. Phillips’s term expires in December 2017, after which a new School Board president will be decided upon. Between the end of her term and the announcement of a new president, a...

Text messages added to district-wide communication

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
April 19, 2017
Filed under News, School News

Edmonds School District will be adding a text message feature to their communication system, as posted on their website earlier today. Text messages will be sent to family members who sign up. The messages are optional and phone numbers must be in Skyward for anyone to receive them. According to th...

Gallery: Key Club organizes toiletry drive products for homeless shelters

Gallery: Key Club organizes toiletry drive products for homeless shelters

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
April 19, 2017
Filed under Education, Featured Stories, Multimedia, News, School News

Key Club separated different products to be divided among the two homeless shelters they would be donating to, Pathways For Women, a homeless shelter designed for abused women and the Cocoon House in Everett, a teen homeless shelter. Members of the club were packed into advisor Kimberly Nelson's classroom...

Robotics team to national competition in Houston

Robotics team to national competition in Houston

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
April 17, 2017
Filed under Education, Featured Stories, News, School News

The Robotics team, Chill Out 1778, will head to the FIRST Robotics national competition in Houston, Texas later this week. Only 39 teams from the northwest division will advance. The team qualified for the competition for the first time in team history, after having gone twice for winning the “all-s...

Theater to raise overtime wage for manager

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
April 14, 2017
Filed under Education, News, School News

The theater at MTHS will change its overtime rate for the theater manager from $27 an hour to anywhere between $30-32, according to Edmonds School District (ESD) Director of Facilities Brian Harding. The increase, Harding said, is due to the district learning they have not been paying employees enough for working b...

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