The Hawkeye

District mulls cutting teachers as budget deficit looms

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

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...

Fulfilling the state’s paramount duty

Fulfilling the state’s paramount duty

By Matthew Hipolito, Copy Editor

November 2, 2017

In 2009, the personnel director for the Chicacum School District walked into a courtroom of the King County Superior Court to be cross-examined in a case about education funding. Afterwards, Stephanie McCleary and her children, nerves frayed from hours of questions from state lawyers, went to look at ...

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

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 with a quick PowerPoint presentation outlining what school programs ESD schools are to fund along with w...

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