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What will schools look like in the fall?

By Rachel Davis, News Editor

July 1, 2020

The Edmonds School District (ESD) cabinet members recently held a Zoom webinar to address the district’s plans for re-opening schools in September amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Superintendent Dr. Gustavo Balderas, along with various cabinet members, presented the board with plans for reopening school...

Superintendent hopefuls share plans, opinions

By Nathaniel Reyes, News Editor

March 3, 2020

On Monday, March 2 the two hopefuls for the superintendent position of the Edmonds School District, Dr. Gustavo Balderas and Dr. Deborah Rumbagh, answered questions live from an audience mostly consisting of teachers at Meadowdale High School. The event was also live streamed over the District's YouTube cha...

Local election results disrupt status quo

By Theresa Van, Business Manager

November 29, 2019

On Tuesday, Nov. 5, the Washington State General Election was held. The most important effect for the Edmonds School District was the election of three School Board members. Carin Chase and Gary Noble both won re-election, and Nancy Katims was elected to the position vacated by board president Diana White....

District mulls cutting teachers as budget deficit looms

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

May 14, 2019

The Edmonds School District, facing a $17.7 million budget deficit in the 2019-2020 school year, announced that staffing cuts must be made to balance the budget. Under the plan adopted by the ESD Board of Directors during a May 8 meeting, 43 full-time district employees will face termination. Teachers...

Edmonds School Board discusses vending machine revenue decrease, possible solutions

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor

May 25, 2016

On May 24, the Edmonds School District (ESD) School Board members discussed vending machine revenue and funding with MTHS students inputting their own opinions. Vending machines were brought up at during Executive Director of Business and Operations Stewart Mhyre’s regular report. Athletics director...

School Board proposes alternative to “Becca Bill,” discusses McCleary Decision

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor

January 27, 2016

Earlier this evening, beginning at approximately 6:30 p.m., the Edmonds School District (ESD) School Board elected the new School Board officers for 2016, discussed an alternative to lowering the amount of truant students and the recent McCleary case. The new ESD School Board President, Susan Phillips, Vice Preside...

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