The Hawkeye

Superintendent clarifies school safety procedures in response to recent tragedies

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

May 31, 2018

In the aftermath of the recent school shooting tragedies in Florida and Texas, Edmonds School District (ESD) Superintendent Kris McDuffy issued an email letter to ESD families clarifying school district school safety plans and procedures. The letter was published in response to increasing concern by ESD fa...

Transgender rights in jeopardy, again

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

May 14, 2018

The U.S. Department of Education, under Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, announced the department will no longer hear or take action on complaints relating to the bathroom and facility use of transgender students in public schools on Monday, Feb. 12. The decision makes it clear transgender students i...

Mumps in ESD, prevention

By Sierra Clark, Graphics Editor

May 11, 2017

The Edmonds School District (ESD) has confirmed a case of the mumps as of May 5 and the affected school has been alerted. Mara Marano-Bianco, the ESD Health Services Program Manager, sent out mumps prevention steps to ESD staff. According to Marano-Bianco, Mumps is a “contagious disease caused by a virus...

ESD subject to phishing emails

By Sierra Clark, Graphics Editor

May 3, 2017

In the past week, students in the Edmonds School District (ESD), as well as others, have been sent phishing emails to their district accounts. These emails are seen as shared Google documents that are sent by other students or even members of the ESD. It is important that, if receiving the phish...

Text messages added to district-wide communication

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor

April 19, 2017

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...

ESD considers putting end to laptop surplus program

By Marianne Nacanaynay, 2018-2019 TEMPO Executive Editor

December 4, 2015

Put into effect by the Foundation for Edmonds School District (FESD), the laptop surplus program, is on the brink of being discontinued. Currently, the program works to distribute old and extra laptops used by the district to low-income families for free. “For whatever reason, I think this program...

Rally planned in opposition to ESD’s plan to install turf fields at former Woodway HS

By Nick Fiorillo, Editor-in-Chief

May 12, 2015

A rally in opposition to a turf field development plan is scheduled to take place before the Edmonds School Board meeting at the district office later today, according to ESD Spokesperson Debbie "DJ" Jakala. The rally, scheduled for 5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. according to the organizers' Facebook group, is in response to the Edmonds School Distr...

ESD committee to recommend senior project be eliminated

ESD committee to recommend senior project be eliminated

By Nick Fiorillo, Editor-in-Chief

June 3, 2014

The Edmonds School District Senior Project Committee decided to recommend the senior project be eliminated as a graduation requirement beginning with the class of 2015. In the committee's sixth meeting, held at Edmonds Woodway H.S. Tuesday afternoon, high school staff and administrators along with...

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