The Hawkeye

District details plans for extended school closures

By Ritika Khanal and Nolan DeGarlais

March 16, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has spread across the world and has resulted in over 4,000 confirmed cases in the United States, of which approximately 1,000 are located within Washington state. In an attempt to slow down the spread of the virus and thus relieve pressure on the healthcare system, government a...

March news update

March news update

By Ben Hawkins, Alex Park, Hunter Michaelson, Casey Carpenter, and Fateh Sial

March 5, 2020

International Caribbean rocked by massive earthquake A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit the Caribbean at approximately 2 p.m. local time on Jan. 28, with an epicenter near the southern tip of Cuba. Tsunami warnings were sent out to the surrounding area affected by the shaking, which included southern ...

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...

Snowmageddon’s sequel extends the school year, again

Snowmageddon’s sequel extends the school year, again

By Nina Otebele, Outreach Manager

March 1, 2020

A moderately high level of snow returned to the lowlands of western Washington state earlier this year causing disruptions. Snohomish County experienced over six inches of snow, causing all schools and programs in the Edmonds School District schools to close on Monday, Jan. 13 after a winter storm swept t...

Athletics department seeks funds to replace Terraceum scoreboards

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

January 27, 2020

Athletics Director Sharalee Burr and the MTHS Boosters Club are spearheading an effort to replace the scoreboards in the Terraceum, a project which will cost approximately $30,000. The current scoreboards are 23 years old and are failing in many aspects.  “Our scoreboards are some of the oldest sc...

Personal accounts may be removed from Chromebooks

By Maggie O'Hara and Rachel Davis

December 22, 2019

What would it be like if you could only use your official school Google account on your district-issued Chromebook? Students may soon find out, although the district's IT department has delayed the move to bar personal accounts following strong reactions since the plan was announced. An email was se...

Foundation for ESD receives $55,000 for scholarship fund

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

December 9, 2019

The Foundation for Edmonds School District has received a $55,000 grant to fund high school scholarships from the Hazel Miller Foundation. The grant was announced by the Foundation on Tuesday, Dec. 3 and will award $5,000 each to selected graduating high school seniors in the ESD through the Morris and...

Step up for Trade UP

Step up for Trade UP

By Jonathan Kwong, Yearbook Editor and General Manager

October 21, 2019

It’s that time of year when high school students are filling out college applications and filing their FAFSA. There are many useful events to help students through the college admission process, including everything from college representative visits to special presenters who teach families how to fill ...

Brier Terrace Middle School placed under lockdown

By Ritika Khanal, Op/Ed Editor

October 7, 2019

On October 7 at around 1:45 p.m., the Edmonds School District announced that Brier Terrace Middle School was under a lockdown.  According to a letter from Assistant Superintendent Greg Shwab and BTMS principal Scott Morrison, the lockdown came after a student reported that another student had ma...

The Big Bad Budget

By Nolan DeGarlais and Ritika Khanal

June 3, 2019

Facing a $17.7 million budget deficit for the upcoming school year, the Edmonds School District Board of Directors voted 3-2 to approve a cost-cutting budget that led to an equivalent of 25.2 certificated teachers, an equivalent of 8.5 elementary assistant principals and two instructional technology co...

School lunch program unaffected by government shutdown

By Annika Prom, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2019

The Edmonds School District (ESD) will continue providing meals for students while the federal government is shut down. As a result of the shutdown, some federal workers have been furloughed, meaning they are required to work without pay. Food & Nutrition Services (FNS) accounting specialist Dee ...

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...

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