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 By Beacon Staff    Schools    March 25, 2020 

InvestED pledges $250,000 to support students in need during coronavirus school shutdown

InvestED, one of the state’s leading education non-profits, is taking immediate action to support students displaced and negatively affected by the COVID-19 school shutdown with a $250,000 donation. The $250,000 will be allocated immediately among...

 

High school seniors still have time to submit essay for $1,500 scholarship

The Mukilteo Historical Society is reminding high school seniors that there is still time for them to submit an essay to compete inthe Mukilteo Historical Society Essay Contest. The organization offers an annual essay contest for graduating high...

 
 By David Pan    Schools    March 25, 2020 

Mukilteo School District distributing computers, providing online training for teachers

The Mukilteo School District is continuing to distribute laptop computers to students, while teachers are receiving training on an online platform that will connect them with students. Distribution of...

 

Washington Educators Association supports governor's decision

WEA President Larry Delaney issued the following statement about Gov. Inslee's announcement to close schools due to the coronavirus epidemic in Washington state. “This is an extraordinary time, unlike anything we’ve seen in our lifetimes. “I...

 

Student meals available!

Starting this week, free "to go" meals are available for any child at several sites throughout the Mukilteo School District. Meals will include breakfast and lunch and will be available 11:30 a.m. to...

 

Have you talked to your kids about COVID-19?

Kids are talking about it to each other and may have some worries or misinformation. Let them know that it’s natural and OK to be worried. You can reassure them that kids who have gotten COVID-19 have recovered nicely. Make sure your kids have the...

 

3 Endeavour students win top honors

Students from across the state used their imagination, creativity and interpretation of the theme "Look Within" in the 2019-20 National PTA Reflections program, resulting in not one, not two, but THRE...

 
 By Leona Vaughn    Schools    March 11, 2020

Sex education becomes a requirement for Washington state public schools

Public school students will soon have a greater understanding of their sexuality, sexual abuse and the importance of consent under a new law passed by Washington state legislators. Senate Bill 5395 requires all public schools in Washington state to...

 

Students in the News

Eleanor Sis makes honor roll More than 6,100 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas earned honor roll distinction for the fall 2019 semester. Among them is Eleanor Sis, of Mukilteo, who is enrolled in the School of Health Professions. The...

 

$1,500 scholarships to outstanding college-bound seniors in Mukilteo

Capitol Seniors Housing, a leading senior living investment and development firm, announced plans to triple the number of college scholarships it will award in 2020. Capitol Seniors Housing owns Harbour Pointe Senior Living. The firm’s Seniors2...

 

Thanks to you, school projects can start right away

By now, many of you may have heard or read that the capital bond passed with 60.34% approval. Since bonds require a 60% supermajority to pass, our proposition passed by a narrow margin, about 50 votes. Our district’s bond was the only bond to pass...

 
 By Leona Vaughn    Schools    March 4, 2020

Undocumented students could soon be eligible for college loans

Students who are undocumented immigrants may soon find it easier to finance their higher education with a proposal working its way through the state legislature. Senate Bill 6561, now under consideration in the House, establishes a student loan progr...

 

Edmonds CC student Vinicius Armucho honored with Transforming Lives award

The Edmonds Community College Board of Trustees awarded Vinicius Armucho with its 2020 Transforming Lives award. "Vinicius exemplifies the kind of student we hope to support and foster through an...

 

Liias sponsors slate of bills expanding access to college

Continuing his efforts to make the college dream a reality for more students across the state, State Sen. Marko Liias (D-Mukilteo) is sponsoring several bills during the 2020 legislative session designed to remove barriers and expand access to...

 

Cascade Symphony offers scholarships to area high school music students

Scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $3,000 will be awarded by the Cascade Symphony Orchestra to qualified high school seniors from the Edmonds, Mukilteo, Northshore and Shoreline school districts. Applications and audition recordings will be...

 

Pirate of the Month for January

Students are selected by OV staff for demonstrating exceptional character in and out of the classroom. This month's theme was Kindness. Left to Right: Kayla Schaaf, Bintou Drammeh, Abby Tinsley,...

 

Congratulations Kamiak Students of the Month for February 2020

The following students were selected by Kamiak staff as Students of the Month for February 2020, due to their outstanding academics, school and/or community leadership and activities and/or...

 

EdCC collects record-breaking 22,500 food donations

Edmonds Community College collected a record-breaking 22,512 food items through its third annual food drive. Donations were divided equally between the college’s food pantry and the Foundation for Edmonds School District’s Nourishing Network,...

 

VFW Post 8870 announces Freedom Scholarship

Rose Gilliland, Commander of VFW post #8870, has announced the Post is again offering their Freedom Scholarship to graduating high school seniors. Student qualifications include having at least one sibling, parent, or grandparent who is a United Stat...

 

Students in the News

Isabelle Quinn of Mukilteo Named to UA Deans List Isabelle Alexandra Quinn, of Mukilteo, was named to The University of Alabama Deans List for fall 2019. A total of 12,050 students enrolled during the 2019 fall term at UA were named to the Dean's...

 

Student rocketeers invited to EdCC's 2020 Aerospace Conference

Rocketeers in middle school, high school, and college are invited to Edmonds Community College’s third annual Washington State Aerospace Collegiate Conference (WASACC) on Saturday, Feb. 15. The free event features a keynote address by Erin Evans,...

 

Mukilteo native Johnathan Reed achieves academic distinction

Mukilteo native Johnathan Reed, a graduate of Archbishop Thomas J. Murphy High School, earned academic distinction for the most recent semester at Whitman College. This recognition is given to students who have completed a minimum of 12 credits,...

 

Congratulations Kamiak Students of the Month for January 2020

The following students were selected by Kamiak staff as Students of the Month for January 2020, due to their outstanding academics, school and/or community leadership and activities and/or athletics....

 

District is committed to student success

What does it take to help every student be successful? Our mission statement, printed on the board room wall and on our publications, states the district is “committed to success for every student.” Our staff work diligently on how to deliver on...

 

Exemplary students from Olympic View

Four students from Olympic View Middle School were chosen as Pirates of the Month for the month of December. Students are selected by OV staff for demonstrating exceptional character in and out of...

 

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