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Inslee announces statewide mask mandate and vaccination requirements for educators

By Ritika Khanal, Co-Editor-In-Chief August 19, 2021

Gov. Jay Inslee announced on Wednesday that all Washington state residents five and up, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear masks indoors starting Aug. 23. Following this statement,...

Gov. Inslee to require K-12 schools to provide in-person instruction

By Ritika Khanal, Co-Editor-In-Chief March 12, 2021

All students in the state of Washington will return to a form of in-person instruction by mid-April of 2021, Gov. Jay Inslee announced on Friday, March 12. This proclamation comes almost exactly a year...

ESD announces 2020-2021 school year will start in Continuous Learning 2.0

ESD announces 2020-2021 school year will start in Continuous Learning 2.0

By Rachel Davis, Op-Ed Editor July 29, 2020

The Edmonds School District (ESD) announced July 29 that the 2020-21 school year will start in a full remote learning model, known as the Continuous Learning 2.0 plan. “Before in-person learning can...

Update on reopening schools in the fall

By Rachel Davis, Op-Ed Editor July 22, 2020

The Edmonds School District hosted a school board study session to give the community updates about the reopening plans for schools in the fall on July 14. Superintendent Dr. Gustavo Balderas began the...

Edmonds School District chooses model for 2020-2021 school year

Edmonds School District chooses model for 2020-2021 school year

By Ritika Khanal, Co-Editor-In-Chief July 9, 2020

The Edmonds School District (ESD) has chosen to move forward with the AA/BB hybrid model for the incoming 2020-2021 school year. Students will be divided into two groups, with each group attending school...

What will schools look like in the fall?

By Rachel Davis, Op-Ed Editor July 1, 2020

The Edmonds School District (ESD) cabinet members recently held a Zoom webinar to address the district’s plans for re-opening schools in September amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Superintendent Dr. Gustavo...

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...

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...

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