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 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Opening night at Goddard Stadium

Goddard Stadium hosted a rare doubleheader when the Kamiak and Mariner football teams played their opening games Friday, Sept. 3. Both teams won their games in impressive fashion,... — Updated 9/15/2021

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Discovery Elementary addition begins with land blessing

About 50 people gathered on the soft dirt that will be the site of Discovery Elementary School's new addition. They squinted in the warm afternoon sun of Sept. 9, some holding hard... — Updated 9/15/2021


School year starts with in-person and distance learning | Superintendent's Corner

Student voices are once again filling school hallways as the school year has begun! We are thrilled to serve students in person again and most students are attending school on campu... — Updated 9/8/2021

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Workforce Snohomish, Edmonds College get $360K for Homeless Veterans' Reintegration Program | School Brief

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 9/1/2021

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Gearing up for the start of school

The Mukilteo School District's first Back 2 School Community Fair drew students and families to Mariner High School Friday, Aug. 20. Families were able to connect with various... — Updated 9/1/2021

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

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 College Foundation is grateful to welcome this new... — Updated 8/28/2021

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

School District hosts community resource fair

The Mukilteo School District is hosting its first-ever district-wide Back 2 School Community Fair on Friday, Aug. 20, at Mariner High School. Families can connect with schools,... — Updated 8/25/2021

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Students encouraged to enter Congressional App Challenge | News Brief

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 and middle school students who live in or... — Updated 8/22/2021


Recovery efforts and more options for students | Superintendent's Corner

In response to the effects of the pandemic, we have been working hard to develop ways to recover student learning and re-integrate students into school routines. Several of those... — Updated 8/18/2021

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

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 8/15/2021

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

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 of Health (DOH) released updated guidance for the... — Updated 8/14/2021

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Kamiak grad Wang awarded BECU scholarship | School Brief

Kamiak graduate Margaret Wang was one of 25 high school and college students to receive scholarships from the BECU Foundation. Wang received a $2,500 scholarship. Since 1995, the BECU Foundation has awarded more than $3.4 million... — Updated 8/2/2021

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Former Mukilteo School District employee dies | School Brief

Donna J. Grubb, a former administrative assistant for the Mukilteo School District at the district office and at Mariner High School, passed away on July 14. Grubb, 91 of Everett, is survived by her three children – Gerald... — Updated 8/2/2021

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Edmonds College to award $1,000 scholarships to 10 vaccinated students | School Brief

Edmonds College plans to award $1,000 scholarships this week to 10 students who have been vaccinated against COVID-19. The awards are part of Washington state’s “Shot of a Lifetime” vaccination incentive program. Scholarship... — Updated 8/2/2021

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Mukilteo Schools Foundation seeks candidates for board | School Brief

The Mukilteo Schools Foundation is looking for candidates to serve on its Board of Directors. Candidates need not have any prior board experience. The foundation’s mission is to encourage and reward excellence while supporting... — Updated 7/31/2021

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Kamiak Unified Basketball selected for 2022 Special Olympics USA Games | School Brief

The Kamiak Unified Basketball program, coached by Georgia McClaskey, has been selected to represent Washington state and compete at the Special Olympics USA Games. The 2022 games... — Updated 7/30/2021

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Two Kamiak High School graduates awarded scholarships by Cascade Symphony Orchestra

Two Kamiak High School graduates received scholarships of $3,000 and $2,000 from the Cascade Symphony Orchestra. Robyn Jin was awarded a $3,000 scholarship and Gaia Yun received a... — Updated 7/23/2021

 By Judy Schwab    Schools

Work in progress! | Mukilteo Schools

As I was finally able to venture out into our community this spring, I was surprised to see how much the physical landscape had changed while I had been largely stuck at home... — Updated 7/22/2021

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Edmonds College extends remote operations through Aug. 1

Edmonds College is open; however, but is continuing to provide most classes and services online. EC will extend its remote operations and continue serving students and the community remotely through Aug. 1 (pending further... — Updated 7/14/2021


Edmonds College awarded $170K grant from Verdant to expand mental health services

The Edmonds College Foundation was recently awarded $170,000 by the Verdant Health Commission to expand its mental health services for students. The grant will fund two additional counseling positions in the college’s Counseling... — Updated 7/14/2021

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Kamiak names Students of the Month for May

Kamiak has annonced its Students of the Month for May. The students are: Anna Gipson (freshman), Katie Gilkinson (freshman), Ben'tre Worthy (sophomore), Sydney Schneider... — Updated 7/7/2021


New year, new approach | Superintendent's Corner

This past school year was different for many reasons, including the way our district operates. There are already differences in the way we communicate, gather feedback, and engage... — Updated 6/30/2021

 By David Pan    Schools

Students spruce up the neighborhood

If the Casino Road neighborhood in South Everett is looking especially clean these days, it's due to the hard work of seven students in the Mukilteo School District. The seven are... — Updated 6/30/2021

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Rotary Club awards 18 scholarships

The South Everett Mukilteo Rotary has awarded 18 students from Mariner, Kamiak and Cascade high schools with scholarships for 2021. The students are: Mariner High School recipients... — Updated 6/30/2021

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Edmonds College students present research at University of Washington symposium

Fifteen Edmonds College students were selected to present their research at the University of Washington's 24th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. The students represented a... — Updated 6/30/2021


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