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Ann Duan earns journalism scholarship

Jackson High School senior Ann Duan of Mill Creek has been awarded a $1,500 scholarship to study journalism in the fall. She plans to attend George Washington University in... — Updated 6/30/2023


Jackson students meet Snohomish County leaders

More than 130 high school students – including those from Jackson High School in Mill Creek – traveled to the Snohomish County Government Campus Thursday, Jan. 12, to meet... — Updated 1/24/2023


Giving culture | Our Schools

Last week was Thanksgiving. Our staff and students had the Wednesday before Thanksgiving off to rest, relax and spend time with their families. I hope everyone took a moment to... — Updated 12/9/2022

 By Beacon staff    Schools

Jackson's Koo honored with Superintendent's Scholarship Award for Excellence

Jackson High School Lindsay Koo was among four graduating seniors from the Everett Public Schools named as winners of the 35th annual Superintendent’s Scholarship Award for Excellence. The four were surprised by Superintendent... — Updated 5/20/2022


District robotics teams advance to state championship

During the first two weeks of December, FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Washington hosted regional qualifier competitions across the state. Elementary and middle school teams from Everett... — Updated 1/25/2022


Temperance and Good Citizenship Day comes to Washington schools Jan. 14

Public high schools throughout Washington will observe Temperance and Good Citizenship Day Friday, Jan. 14. One of several Washington state civic observances, Temperance and Good Ci... — Updated 1/17/2022


Proposed law would require student registration by age 5

Early childhood education is so critical to student success that now some educators are pushing for enrollment in school by age 5. Currently, Washington parents are allowed to delay their child’s enrollment with the local school... — Updated 1/17/2022


Families press for end to hazing

Sam Martinez, a freshman at Washington State University, was found dead from alcohol poisoning at his fraternity house just weeks into the 2019 school year. He was the victim of a hazing tradition at his fraternity. Now his mother... — Updated 1/17/2022


More aid for college students proposed

College students struggling to balance the cost of higher education with everyday expenses will have the burden slightly alleviated if lawmakers pass a bill increasing access to funds through the Washington College Grant program.... — Updated 1/13/2022


Replacement Levies

Happy New Year! It is hard to believe we are halfway through the school year. I cannot wait to see what possibilities and opportunities 2022 has in store for our students! Whether... — Updated 1/12/2022


Bill aims to help homeless & former foster care college students

Homeless students at community and technical colleges across the state will get the help they need if HB 1601 becomes law. If passed, the bill would provide homeless students and students who age out of the foster care system help... — Updated 1/12/2022


Cascadia College Foundation scholarships provide essential financial assistance to students in need

Thanks to donations from businesses, individuals, families, professional and community organizations, and friends of the college, the Cascadia College Foundation will be offering a record number of scholarships to Cascadia... — Updated 1/11/2022


Additional vaccine clinic available for ages 5-11

In partnership with Seattle Visiting Nurses, Everett Public Schools announced they have more first-dose COVID vaccine for 5- to 11-year-olds and will be holding another vaccination clinic on Sunday, Dec. 19. This is in collaboratio... — Updated 12/17/2021


Transitional Kindergarten applications being accepted

Everett Public Schools are currently screening students for 2022 Transitional Kindergarten school year. Interest Forms will be accepted through Dec. 20, 2021. Transitional Kindergarten is for children who are not currently in an... — Updated 12/17/2021


District needs substitutes

Like many school districts, Everett Public Schools has an immediate need for substitutes, for a variety of jobs. Among the openings and pay: Teachers -- $200/day; Paraeducators -- $19+/hour; Custodians -- $22+/hour; Food Service... — Updated 12/17/2021


Early Childhood Education & Assistance Program has openings

Everett Public Schools Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) is a state-funded, free preschool program for qualifying children and families. ECEAP is a comprehensive preschool program that partners with parents... — Updated 12/17/2021

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Everett Public Schools: Two Replacement Levies set for February 2022

Everett School District board of directors voted to put two replacement levies on the February 2022 ballot Tuesday, Nov. 9. The four-year replacement Educational Programs and... — Updated 11/12/2021


Enrollment is now open for prepaid state GET program; runs through May 31

Washington State's Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET) program opened Monday, Nov. 1 for a new enrollment period, providing families an opportunity to start saving for future... — Updated 11/5/2021


A strong return to in-person learning at UW Bothell

On Sept. 29, after 18 months of quarantine, the University of Washington Bothell welcomed its second-largest class of incoming students. The class includes 900 first-year students... — Updated 11/5/2021


Ensuring Rigorous Instruction | Our Schools

This week around the district, schools, and families have been involved in parent-teacher conferences. These conferences, whether in person or via zoom, are a great time to connect... — Updated 11/5/2021


Everett Public Schools board selected as a 2021 Board of Distinction

The Everett School Board was selected as a 2021 WSSDA Board of Distinction for presenting exemplary evidence of ongoing professional development, addressing opportunity gaps, and pr... — Updated 10/27/2021


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


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