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Mariner High School celebrates 50 years

Long before there was Kamiak High School, there was Mariner. One of the oldest schools in the Mukilteo School District, construction for the high school began 50 years ago in 1969, before it... Full story

 

Latest safety update for Mukilteo schools

One of the most-discussed aspects of day-to-day life over recent years throughout the entire United States has been school safety. In the Mukilteo School District, a new safety and security manager is helping take that discussion to a new level....

 

Annual craft fair returns Nov. 2

One of the biggest craft fairs in the area will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2 in the main gym at Mariner High School, 200 120th Ave W, Everett. The 26th annual Mukilteo Schools...

 

Weary of biting bugs, Mukilteo Girl Scouts build houses to bring in bats

Editor's note: The following is an edited news release from Sno-Isle Libraries. When Girl Scout Troop 41137 found an environmental problem in Mukilteo, the Mukilteo Library played a role in its...

 

Mukilteo student makes top 300 science list

A Mukilteo middle schooler is one of the top scientists of his age in the entire country. Recently, Angad Signh, an Explorer Middle School student, was named to the Top 300 Broadcam MASTERS, one of the country’s premier science, technology,...

 

Capital bond measure may be on February ballot l Mukilteo Schools

Students and staff are once again settling into their school day routines. This year, we saw more students walk, skip, and breeze through our school doors than in previous years. Our enrollment numbers continue to grow, but the number of schools in...

 

School Briefs

Qmlativ update for families Qmlativ is the Mukilteo School District's student information system. Parents are able to log in to Qmlativ's Family Access to see their student grades, homework, attendance and more. The school district sent out a link...

 

School District below state average in English and math assessments

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) recently released results for the statewide Smarter Balanced Assessments (SBA) taken in the 2018-19 school year. The statewide assessment results are just one look into how the K-12 system is...

 

OV Learning Labs celebration is Oct. 1

On Tuesday, Oct. 1, from 2:45 to 4 p.m., students who started the Learning Labs program at Olympic View Middle School last year will come together to celebrate the successes and make a pledge to continue on the PATH to high school success. The event...

 

Auditor's Office: Kids need more time for lunch

Elementary school students need more time to eat lunch. That’s the word from the State Auditor’s Office (SAO), which recently performed an audit on lunchtime practices and scheduling. During that audit, the SAO visited 31 elementary schools...

 

Great start for new school year

A few ACES High School leadership students, with the assist from woodshop teacher David Soelling, panted flowers in the wooden benches on the ACES campus. “We were all very please with the way it looked when completed. Other students, and staff,...

 

School Briefs

Welcome to the school year Welcome back to another year at the Mukilteo School District. As always, many new faces have joined the ranks of School District staff members. This year, the district has about 190 new staff members. A few new...

 

New Mukilteo School District superintendent named

Well that didn't take long. Just few weeks after it was announced that Mukilteo School District Superintendent Dr. Marci Larsen would retire at the end of the year after nearly 17 years at the helm...

 

Local garden club announces scholarship recipient

The Mukilteo Way Garden Club has announced the recipient of its $1,000 Horticultural Scholarship for 2019-2020 at a recent summer meeting. Ricardo Naranjo of Cashmere was chosen. He will be a senior,...

 

Larsen retiring after 16 years leading School District

The leader of the Mukilteo School District is retiring from her position in the near future. Late last week, the Mukilteo School District announced that Dr. Marci Larsen, Mukilteo School District's su...

 

Lost and found: ACT exams

Last week, The Beacon reported that 40 ACT exams taken at Mariner High School in June had been lost in transit somewhere between Mariner and Iowa, where the ACT’s headquarters is located. Word came out two weeks ago that the exams had been lost...

 

Elementary events next Tuesday

To the agony of some (mostly kids) and relief of others (mostly parents), the Mukilteo School District school year starts next Wednesday, Sept. 4. While many in the area are seasoned veterans, some may have just moved to the district, or were out of...

 

OV teacher gets unique look at Snohomish County

While many of Chris Hazelbrook’s coworkers and students are spending their summer break either on vacation or are attempting to not think too much about the upcoming school year, Hazelbrook has... Full story

 

Kamiak Cheer wins big at UCA camp

On June 26, the day after school dismissed for summer, the Kamiak Cheer team headed to the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma to begin preparing for the 2019-20 school year. UCA camp focuses on...

 

More Mukilteo students achieve good grades

Mukilteo students are continuing to earn top college marks around the country. The following students have been named to their schools Dean’s Lists and President’s Lists: St. Lawrence University Dean’s List (New York) Lydia Grauer Gonzaga...

 

Student calendars through 2021-2022 available

The following is information from the Mukilteo School District’s website The student calendars for the next three school years are now available, pending approval by the school board. Here are the main components of next year’s student calendar:...

 

School Briefs

Unified athletes shine at state track and field competition The Kamiak and Mariner Unified track and field teams both shined at the State Special Olympics Track and Field competition in Tacoma. Kamiak sent 16 team members to the games. The relay... Full story

 

Mariner students raise money by seeing ‘Who’s Got More Sole?’

A few Mariner High School students took it upon themselves to make a positive impact in the world. Those students – Amber Carbajal, Marlene Barajas-Salas, Angelina Allen, and Alberta Gbla ... Full story

 

School Briefs

Happy retirement A total of 34 school district employees have announced their retirement or had already retired sometime since last June. All of them deserve a big thank you for their years of service to the students in our community. The 2018-19...

 

Kamiak class of 1999 reunion is this August

The Kamiak High School class of 1999 is having its 20th graduation anniversary later this summer, and is looking for more members of the class to attend its reunion events in August. A reunion party is taking place Saturday, Aug. 24 from 6 to 9 p.m....

 

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