The Hawkeye

District details plans for extended school closures

Online instruction set to begin Monday, March 30
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...

District to close schools over COVID-19 concerns

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief March 11, 2020

In an email sent out to all Edmonds School District staff members on Wednesday night, Superintendent Dr. Kris McDuffy announced that all schools will be closed beginning Monday, March 16 through at least...

Superintendent hopefuls share plans, opinions

By Nathaniel Reyes, Online 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...

Supt. Kris McDuffy: One for the books

Supt. Kris McDuffy: One for the books

By Ritika Khanal, Co-Editor-In-Chief October 30, 2019

Dr. Kristine McDuffy, after 37 years involved in public education in Washington state, 17 of which were spent as a superintendent, announced in August that she would be retiring at the end of the 2019-2020...

The Big Bad Budget

The Edmonds School District is staring down the barrel of a budget deficit of nearly $18 million - the largest deficit of all neighboring districts and one of the biggest in the state
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...

District mulls cutting teachers as budget deficit looms

Limits on property tax funds threaten 43 district employees with layoffs
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...

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...

ESD passes replacement levy to maintain educational operations

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief February 20, 2018

Preliminary election results from the Snohomish County special election which took place on Tuesday, Feb. 13 show the Edmonds School District (ESD) Replacement School Programs and Operations Levy passing...

ESD replacement levy to appear on February ballot

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief December 26, 2017

The Edmonds School District (ESD) will hold an election Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, for a ballot measure to raise a Replacement School Programs and Operations Levy. The levy would directly fund classrooms...

Interim principal to lead MTHS next school year

By Annika Prom, Co-Editor-in-Chief June 16, 2017

MTHS will be led by an interim principal next year, following an announcement from Edmonds School District (ESD) Superintendent Kristine McDuffy in a staff meeting just after 2 p.m. in the theater. McDuffy...

Superintendent Kris McDuffy shows a graph of the state's requirement for ample funding toward education in relation to ESD's progress for the last 10 years.

ESD “Finance 101” meeting in MTHS theater, 2017-2018 school year funds discussed

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor April 12, 2017

Superintendent Kris McDuffy and Director of Business and Operations Stewart Mhyre hosted a community forum, a "Finance 101" budget input session, in the MTHS theater earlier beginning at 4 p.m. Mhyre began...

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