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School district to provide English classes for parents

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

January 12, 2019

The Edmonds School District (ESD) will offer adult English classes for parents of ESD students in the MTHS cafeteria beginning Tuesday, Jan. 15. The classes will begin at 7:00 p.m. and registration can be completed onsite, but no more parents will be accepted into the program after the first two wee...

Teachers sign contract to raise base salary

Teachers sign contract to raise base salary

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

September 6, 2018

The Edmonds Education Association (EEA), the labor union for teachers in the Edmonds School District (ESD), has reached an agreement with the ESD resulting in significant increases in teacher salaries. Salary increases, which are occurring across the state, are a direct result of a 2012 Washington Supreme...

Foundation for Edmonds School District receives grant for new program

Foundation for Edmonds School District receives grant for new program

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

September 6, 2018

The Foundation for the Edmonds School District, which raises and distributes funds to support student learning in the Edmonds School District (ESD), received a $75,000 grant from the Whitehorse Foundation over the summer. The grant was announced on Monday, Jul. 16, 2018 with the intended purpose of funding...

A helping hand

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

May 14, 2018

Latisha Williams has been passionate about lending a helping hand to those less fortunate than herself since high school. With her new job as a social worker and student support advocate at MTHS, Williams has a way to channel that passion into a career. Ashley Dawson, who previously held the position, left MTHS in November to ta...

District redefines crowdsourcing parameters

District redefines crowdsourcing parameters

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

March 20, 2018

In an email sent out to Edmonds School District (ESD) staff, Assistant Superintendent Greg Schwab informed districtwide staff of new ESD policies and procedures related to fundraising. Based on the direction of the Washington State Auditor’s Office, the ESD School Board decided to prohibit the use of ...

Federal budget cuts to affect arts, humanities, science

Federal budget cuts to affect arts, humanities, science

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2017

The Trump administration presented a preliminary 2018 budget covering discretionary federal spending on Thursday, March 16. Discretionary spending covers nearly a third of federal spending and includes non-mandatory spending which pays for defense and other federal agencies. Mandatory spending p...

Schwab hired as assistant superintendent for ESD

Schwab hired as assistant superintendent for ESD

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor

April 28, 2017

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, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 27, 2017

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...

Schwab selected as finalist for ESD assistant superintendent position

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor

April 25, 2017

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...

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

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

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...

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

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...

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