The Hawkeye

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...

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...

Superintendent Kris McDuffy shows a graph of the states requirement for ample funding toward education in relation to ESDs 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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