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Washington Art Education Association honors North Middle School art teacher

Each year, the Washington Art Education Association (WAEA) looks to honor outstanding art educators and art supporters in the state. This year, Cynthia Gaub was named the... — Updated 10/15/2021

 By Brian Soergel    Schools

Adjusting to a new reality

Editor's note: This is the second in a two-part series on three school districts in the coronavirus age: Edmonds, Mukilteo, and Everett. The 2020-21 school year – it was a long,... — Updated 10/8/2021


New tuition-free program now enrolling students

Edmonds College is partnering with local governments and agencies to fill a critical labor shortage and provide skills training. This fall, a new tuition-free construction trades... — Updated 10/8/2021


Jackson and Everett High school students named National Merit semifinalists

Four Everett Public Schools seniors have been named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists. Ryan Cho, Alan Fu, and Kiran Hubbard of Henry M. Jackson High School, and Everett... — Updated 10/8/2021

 By Brian Soergel    Schools

Anything but normal

Editor's note: This is the first of a two-part series on three school districts in the coronavirus age: Edmonds, Mukilteo, and Everett. The 2021-22 school year was thought to bring... — Updated 10/1/2021


Cascadia College returns to on-campus community

The Cascadia College campus is now open and ready for 43% in-person classes for the fall quarter starting Sept. 29. Classes and campus services are going to be provided in... — Updated 10/1/2021


Social-Emotional supports | Our Schools

School has been in session for nearly a month now, and there continues to be excitement for being back in-person. Students, staff, and teachers were so happy to see each other, and... — Updated 10/1/2021


School district provides data on confirmed COVID cases

With the start of a new school year, and students heading back to in-person learning, concern over whether the school's COVID safety protocols are sufficient in keeping kids and... — Updated 9/17/2021


Chatbot Chet offers automated services to answer questions 24/7

Chatbot Chet is an automated question answering program and the newest member of the Everett Public Schools communications team. Chet's services are available 24/7 to help students... — Updated 9/17/2021


Edmonds College campus reopens this year

As of Tuesday, Sept. 7, the campus has reopened for service to students. Most offices will continue to have some virtual hours as well as in-person hours. Classes (online, hybrid,... — Updated 9/17/2021


Let's Connect: District invites public input for new school year

Monday, Sept. 20 at 5 p.m., Everett Public Schools will be hosting a virtual meeting to check in with families to see how the school year is going so far. What is going well? What can be improved? Is extra support needed for your... — Updated 9/17/2021


Edmonds College awarded more than $800K in grants to address student homelessness, emergency needs

Edmonds College was recently awarded two grants totaling more than $800,000 by the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) to support students experiencing homelessness and those in need of emergency... — Updated 9/10/2021


Workforce Snohomish, Edmonds College awarded $360K for Homeless Veterans' Reintegration Program

Workforce Snohomish has been awarded $360,000 to fund the Snohomish County Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program (HVRP). HVRP provides homeless Snohomish County veterans job training and wrap-around services to assist their... — Updated 9/10/2021


Know when stop for school buses

With in-person education back in session, motorists are reminded to be careful around school buses transporting kids to and from schools at certain times of the day. Violation of... — Updated 9/10/2021


School is starting! | Our Schools

Sept. 8 is right around the corner! There is nothing more exciting than the start of a new school year. We have been working hard this summer training and preparing for an amazing... — Updated 9/3/2021


School district provides COVID, calendar updates

Everett Public Schools is anticipating a tricky, upcoming school year amidst COVID restrictions and recently signed mandates. With new developments almost daily, the district is... — Updated 9/1/2021


Edmonds College Foundation welcomes 6 new board members

The Edmonds College Foundation has appointed six new board members: Dr. Steven Carter, Linda Krese, Kristina Kulik, Jennifer Myers, Whitney Rivera, and Mel Sheldon. "The Edmonds Col... — Updated 9/1/2021


Students encouraged to enter 2021 Congressional App Challenge

Rep. Rick Larsen (D - Everett) is inviting students to enter the 2021 Congressional App Challenge (CAC). The annual competition, which runs through Nov. 1, is open to high school... — Updated 9/1/2021


Local school opens for free vaccines

Everett Public Schools will be hosting a free COVID-19 vaccination clinic for students 12 and up and adults from 12:30-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug 21, and Saturday, Sept. 11, at Evergreen... — Updated 9/1/2021


School district to implement safety protocols this year against COVID | Our Schools

On Tuesday, Aug. 10, parents of students in the Everett Public School District received a letter from superintendent Dr. Ian Saltzman regarding the upcoming school year commencing... — Updated 9/1/2021


Live webinar hosted for back-to-school questions on COVID and mental health

On Aug. 19 at 5 p.m., Washington State Department of Health and the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction will host a live webinar for a discussion about returning to schoo... — Updated 8/20/2021


Masks required for all K-12 students and staff

Safely returning to the classroom for full-time, in-person instruction this school year is important for students, teachers, and staff. On July 28, the Washington State Department... — Updated 8/13/2021


Edmonds College selected to advise national infection control initiative

Edmonds College was recently selected to advise the development of a national infection control curriculum in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. EC will collaborate with 15 other... — Updated 8/6/2021

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

School district now requiring health forms for student athletes

Students planning on participating in athletics for the 2021-22 school year who have required emergency medications at school for a severe medical condition, such as asthma, anaphylaxis, seizures, diabetes, and/or any other life-th... — Updated 8/6/2021


Sarah Manus named 2022 NWESD Regional Teacher of the Year

Evergreen Middle School Language Arts Teacher Sarah Manus has been named the 2022 Regional Teacher of the Year by the Northwest Educational Service District 189 (NWESD). Manus was... — Updated 7/16/2021


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