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Everett Public Schools meal pickup locations

If your child needs a meal during the 6-week school closure, here is the list of Everett Public School meal pickup locations and how to do so. Lunch orders must be placed before 7:00 a.m. each day. Orders placed after 10:00 a.m. will be for the... Full story

 

Snohomish School District meal pickup times

Beginning Monday, March 23, Kids’ Cafe meals will be delivered along bus routes using school busses and other vehicles for the Snohomish School District. Circle H Mobile Home Park and Three Rivers Mobile Home Park will be served by buses on those r... Full story

 

Mill Creek Elementary student competes in National Geographic GeoBee

Mill Creek Elementary was one of the nearly 10,000 schools across the nation that competed in the National Geographic Society’s GeoBee. The rigorous competition tests students' knowledge of both...

 
 By Brian Soergel    Schools    March 20, 2020 

Boys & Girls Clubs offering all-day childcare

In response to COVID-19, the needs of first responders, health-care workers, and school closings, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Snohomish County is open and offering discounted all-day child care. Free child-care is offered to all first responders and...

 

Archbishop Murphy High School signing day

Five student-athletes from Archbishop Murphy High School committed to five different universities Feb. 24. Dominique Brooking - Cheer - Belmont Abbey College; Victor Gabalis - Football - Washington...

 

Snohomish School District closes all schools March 13 - April 24 following Governor's proclamation

All schools in the Snohomish School District will be closed Friday, March 13 through Friday, April 24 after Gov. Jay Inslee announced district-wide closures for all school districts in Snohomish, King and Pierce counties March 12. Read Snohomish...

 

Everett Public Schools closed March 16 - April 24, following Governor's proclamation

All Everett Public Schools will be closed Monday, March 16 through Friday, April 24 after Gov. Jay Inslee announced district-wide closures for all school districts in Snohomish, King and Pierce counties March 12. Here is Everett Public Schools...

 
 By Emily Gilbert    Schools    March 6, 2020

Everett Public Schools delaying April bond due to coronavirus concern

The district announced Monday, March 16, they are delaying the vote on the $317 million school bond, which would have been voted on in April, to later in the year due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Their email below: "As we continue to work with local...

 

Jackson High School students named candidates for U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

Juliana Mothersbaugh and Ahmed Ghaddah, graduating seniors at Henry M. Jackson High School, have been named as two of more than 4,500 candidates in the 2020 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. The...

 

Need a scholarship or two? 

As we move into spring, many high school seniors may be thinking about finals, graduation, senior trips, and starting college or trade school in the fall. Post-high school plans can be expensive. Mill Creek City Council has a scholarship opportunity...

 

New preschool opens on Bothell-Everett Highway

Many new families are moving into the area, or are already here and expanding, and with that growth comes the need for child care. Choosing the right preschool can be difficult, which Raj Dhrolia...

 

Orcas, frogs, rockets - oh my!

Mill Creek Elementary's annual Science Day made kids gasp in surprise during a rocket blast-off, smile in awe of a Pacific tree frog, and examine an orca tooth and other marine mammals in the Pacific...

 

Don't forget to vote on the February 11 school bond

Update: As of Feb. 11 at 8:15 p.m., the $470 million Snohomish School District captial bond looks like it is going to fail, according to the County’s unofficial vote count published tonight. Bonds require at 60% majority to pass. Approve: 45.37%...

 

How do snow days affect summer break?

The first time a snow day is declared, kids and parents usually rejoice. The second day seems too good to be true. But by the third day, some begin to worry about how winter weather may affect summer...

 

Swim for Life will teach kids a lifelong skill, for free

Learning to swim is an important skill for anyone, but especially in the Pacific Northwest, where residents are surrounded by water. Swim for Life, a nonprofit organization in Snohomish, has offered to teach all second-grade students in the...

 

New principal at Totem Falls Elementary

Totem Falls Elementary will be getting a new principal next year. Dr. Craig Church, the current principal of Emerson Elementary, will become the principal of Totem Falls next year.  Church has been a principal for more than 20 years and has worked...

 

Snohomish Education Foundation awards $25,000 to support incoming Glacier Peak High School freshmen

The Snohomish Education Foundation announced it has recently awarded $25,000 to the Snohomish School District’s new Summer Physical Education Credit Program for incoming freshmen at Glacier Peak and Snohomish High School. The grant provided staff...

 

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

Editor's note: The tax rate for the Snohomish School District February 2020 bond was incorrect in the December 6 Mill Creek Beacon. It has been corrected here. In Washington state, schools are funded by federal, state and local tax dollars. A bond ra...

 

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...

 

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