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Transitional Kindergarten offered by Everett Public Schools in January

Everett Public Schools is offering Transitional Kindergarten for children who are not currently in an early learning program and are scheduled to enter kindergarten in the fall of 2020. The...

 

School District bonds on 2020 ballot

In Washington state, schools are funded by federal, state and local tax dollars. A bond raises money for capital improvements like property acquisitions and construction and levies are used to pay for programs and services.  Snohomish School...

 

April Berg elected to Everett School Board

April Berg will be the only Mill Creek resident on the Everett Public School board after beating Brian Hollingshead of Everett in the November election. Berg will serve in a director-at-large...

 

Snohomish Education Foundation raises over $263,000 at annual auction

In just one student-focused evening, community members gave $263,000 – all of which will support classroom activities in K-12 schools and add to scholarship funds available for graduating high schoo...

 

Jackson High students pledge not to vape

The “No Vape Pledge” kicked off on Tuesday, Oct. 22. A freshman student took a stand against the deadly outbreak that has led to over a thousand lung illnesses and more than two dozen deaths nationwide. Earlier this month, freshman Katerina...

 

Cedar Wood Elementary ranked first place in Puget Sound top 100

The Puget Sound Business Journal has named Cedar Wood Elementary School the best elementary school in the Puget Sound region. “So proud of my staff and students!” Principal Bruce Rhodes said. “Proud to collaborate and lead this great...

 

Jackson students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

Four students from Jackson High School were named Washington State National Merit Scholarship semifinalists last month. Juliana Mothersbaugh, Emilia Peterson, Priyanka Rao, and Ethan Thong received...

 

North Middle School held a community open house Oct. 17

North Middle School opened its doors this fall and welcomed students, staff, and the community to a new 21st century learning space. The school is designed to promote collaboration, according to a news release from Everett Public Schools. Voters...

 

New Trustees at Cascadia College

Gov. Jay Inslee recently appointed Colleen Ponto and Meghan Quint to open seats on Cascadia College’s Board of Trustees.   Current board chair Julie Miller is stepping down after 10 years. The other open seat belonged to Nancee Hofmeister, who...

 

$470 million capital bond aims to rebuild schools and enhance safety

The Snohomish School District Board approved a measure asking voters to consider a $470 million capital bond in the Feb. 11 election.  This funding would rebuild aging elementary schools, enhance safety and security in all K-12 facilities, and...

 

Cascadia College students make global impact through internships

Three of Cascadia College's sustainability students are returning to Bothell after interning at various organizations in the Northwest and abroad.  Students in the college's Bachelors of Applied...

 

Free swim lessons for Snohomish School District second graders

Swim for Life is offering a free session of group swim lessons to every second grader enrolled in the Snohomish School District for the 2019-2020 school year.  Sessions are typically four or five weeks long, and classes are offered once or twice a...

 

Last stop on the Listening Tour: Jackson High School

New Everett Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Ian Saltzman held three listening tours over the past two weeks, wrapping up the tour with a stop at Jackson High School. The community listening events t...

 

Last stop on the Listening Tour: Jackson High School

New Everett Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Ian Saltzman held three listening tours over the past two weeks, wrapping up the tour with a stop at Jackson High School. The community listening events...

 

Everett Public Schools celebrates highlights from summer

The Aug. 27 Everett Public Schools Board meeting focused on summer highlights as the new school year comes to a start. The board recognized School Teacher of the Year award recipient Mary Elizabeth Branch and nominee Megan Williams. “Mary Elizabeth...

 
 By Dan Aznoff    Schools    August 1, 2019

Jackson mom pushes her One Everett platform

Her warm smile indicates April Berg is sincere when she talks about the changes she would like to implement as a member of the Everett Public Schools board. The firm handshake is proof. The Mill... Full story

 
 By Kate Agbayani    Schools    July 18, 2019

Jackson student circulates petition to advance his own mission

A sophomore at Jackson High School is using methods from the ’60s to address modern-day concerns at his school. Minuk (Tony) Kim has created a petition to challenge what he calls systematic issues...

 

Bus ride and board meeting highlight first days on the job

Dr. Ian B. Saltzman wasted no time meeting the people and reviewing the sites he will oversee as the 25th superintendent of Everett Public Schools. The district’s top administrator spent his first...

 
 By Kate Agbayani    Schools    June 21, 2019

Cohn plans to hit the road after 10 years with Everett Public Schools

Everett public Schools Superintendent Dr. Gary Cohn never expected to work for the district for as long as he has, but after 10 years as the top administrator for one of the largest school districts...

 

Boundary revisions proposed to reduce overcrowding at Jackson

If approved by the school board, the recommendations from the select committee tasked with exploring potential solutions for the overcrowded classrooms at Jackson High School could reduce enrollment by as much as 400 students in the 2023 school year...

 

Jackson’s robotics team, Jack in the Bot, wins 3rd competition of the season

Henry M. Jackson High School’s FIRST Robotics team 2910, Jack In The Bot, competed at the Glacier Peak event March 23-24. The team’s students and mentors designed and engineered a robot with...

 

Forest View inventor invited to national convention

Forest View Elementary School fourth grader Callia Park couldn’t stand not getting the last few ounces of her shampoo out of the bottle. Park solved the irritating problem by creating a “tilted...

 

Horticultural scholarships available

The Mukilteo Way Garden Club is accepting applications for a scholarship for students who want to study in fields of horticulture or a related area. Applications and more information are available at www.mwgc.org or by request by mail at Mukilteo...

 
 By Dan Aznoff    Schools    April 4, 2019

Legislators in Olympia scramble to fund school construction

The state Senate failed to approve an amendment to the state constitution that would have lowered the percentage of votes needed to approve bond issues that could have been used to add new classrooms and build new schools. The vote has a direct... Full story

 
 By Dan Aznoff    Schools    March 15, 2019

Heatherwood's Mary Poppins ready to float onto the stage at Jackson High

The performers will be ready and the parents will be nervous when the curtain goes up on the Heatherwood Middle School production of Mary Poppins on Friday night, March 22. “Yes, I’ve seen the...

 

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