Mukilteo Beacon - Your Hometown News Source


Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 2353

 By Beacon Staff    Schools 

VFW Post 8870 announces Freedom Scholarship

Rose Gilliland, commander of Edmonds-based VFW post #8870, has announced it will once again offer its Freedom Scholarship to graduating high school seniors. Student must live with the Edmonds and Mukilteo school district... — Updated 1/20/2021

 By Beacon Staff    Schools 

Cascade Warbirds offering aviation scholarships

The Cascade Warbirds, an organization that promotes the restoration, preservation, operation and public display of historically significant military aircraft, is offering scholarships for private pilot ground school with... — Updated 1/20/2021

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Edmonds College welcomes Dave Earling to its Board of Trustees

Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed former Edmonds Mayor Dave Earling to Edmonds College's Board of Trustees. "I'm honored to welcome our newest trustee. Mr. Earling brings a wealth of... — Updated 1/13/2021


New year, next steps | Superintendent's Corner

Just before Winter Break, Gov. Inslee held a press conference in which he shared expectations to begin phasing in in-person learning. At that time, he shared an updated in-person... — Updated 1/13/2021

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Mukilteo students named to UW's dean's list for spring

Students from the Mukilteo area have been named to the dean’s list at the University of Washington for spring quarter 2020. To qualify for the list, a student must have completed at least 12 graded credits and have a grade point... — Updated 1/6/2021

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

South Everett/Mukilteo Rotary Students of the Month

The South Everett/Mukilteo Rotary has named its Students of the Month for their outstanding academics, activities and citizenship. The students are Kamiak High School junior Rie... — Updated 12/23/2020

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Mariner High School's November Students of the Month

Mariner High School has named its Students of the Month for November. They are senior Perla Suarez Carrilo, junior David Reyes-Guzman, sophomore Brandy Langbata and freshman Brian... — Updated 12/16/2020

 By Mike Simmons    Schools

A magical season begins with teachers | Mukilteo Schools

It is a perfect season to begin this column series from the Mukilteo School Board perspective. In my nearly 10 years on the school board, two of which as president, I have met some... — Updated 12/16/2020


Normally joyful season may be difficult for students this year | Superintendent's Corner

While this time of year offers many reasons to feel grateful, it is also a very difficult time for some for a variety of reasons. This year may prove to be especially challenging.... — Updated 12/2/2020

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Edmonds College awards $1.4 million in CARES Act funding to students | School Brief

Edmonds College awarded $1.4 million in federal CARES Act funding to students who are experiencing COVID-19 related financial hardships and are in need of emergency assistance. The one-time, limited assistance is aimed at helping... — Updated 11/25/2020

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

EC awarded over $1.1 million for materials science education | School Brief

Edmonds College was awarded three grants this year for materials science education, totaling over $1.1 million. “These resources are vital,” said EC President Amit B. Singh. “Innovations in materials science have the... — Updated 11/25/2020

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Edmonds College extends remote operations through at least March 19 | School Brief

Edmonds College is open; however, it is continuing to provide most classes and services virtually online. For the health and safety the community, EC will extend its remote operations and continue serving students and the community... — Updated 11/25/2020

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Mariner names October Students of the Month

Mariner High School's Students of the Month for October are: Marlin Duarte-Salazar (senior), Skylar Janiece Crawford (junior), Sheila Alexandra Delgado-Ozuna (sophomore), and... — Updated 11/25/2020

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Kamiak names November Students of the Month

Kamiak High School has named its Students of the Month for November 2020. The honorees are: Rylie Patching (freshman), Lindy Schwenn (freshman), Sam Wolff (sophomore), Daniel... — Updated 11/25/2020

 By Jana Hill    Schools

COVID-19 may impact local school budgets

Enrollment in the Mukilteo School District has dropped during the COVID-19 pandemic, as parents balance choices for education and health, and more families delay kindergarten.... — Updated 11/18/2020

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

South Everett Mukilteo Rotary Sept., Oct. Students of the Month

The South Everett Mukilteo Rotary (SEMR) has named its Students of the Month for both September and October. Aaron Lee (Kamiak) – Holds a 4.19 weighted GPA and is involved in MYAC... — Updated 11/11/2020


District pauses plans to bring students back to school | Superintendent's Corner

We paused on our initial plan to bring back students in preschool through second grade on Oct. 26 due to increasing COVID-19 cases. Since that time, district staff has been closely... — Updated 11/11/2020

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Edmonds College to hold public hearing on student conduct code | School Brief

Edmonds College will hold a public hearing at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10 on proposed changes to the Washington Administrative Code (WAC), which pertain to Title IX and the Student Code of Conduct policy. The hearing will be held... — Updated 11/4/2020

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Comcast expands internet access for low-income families | School Brief

Comcast announced expanded support of the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) K-12 Internet Access Program, designed to connect students in need to Internet access at home. Now more than 50,000... — Updated 11/4/2020

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Enrollment opens for prepaid tuition program | School Brief

Washington State’s Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET) program has opened for a new enrollment period, providing families an opportunity to start saving for future college costs while their children are young. The 2020-2021... — Updated 11/4/2020

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Cascade Warbirds offers scholarships | School Brief

Cascade Warbirds, an organization that promotes the restoration, preservation, operation and public display of historically significant military aircraft, is offering scholarships for Private Pilot Ground School with Introductory... — Updated 11/4/2020

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Mukilteo Schools Foundation hosts annual fundraiser online | School Brief

The Mukilteo Schools Foundation is hosting a free virtual fundraising event, the 2020 Happy Hour with an Author Annual Fundraiser, at 4 p.m. Nov. 11. The keynote speaker is Laura Da’, a renowned poet and teacher. The event will... — Updated 11/4/2020

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Edmonds College Foundation awards over $277K in scholarships

The Edmonds College Foundation awarded over $277,000 in scholarships to 153 students for the 2020-21 academic year.  “Thanks to the generous support of our donors, the foundation is able to provide critical support to students w... — Updated 11/4/2020

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Kamiak High School names October Students of the Month

Kamiak High School's Students of the Month for October are: Kelsey Schaaf (freshman), Benjamin Stenberg (freshman), Samuel Lord (sophomore), Sam Shigematsu (junior), Alessandra... — Updated 10/28/2020

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Mariner High School Students of the Month for September

Mariner High School's Students of the Month for September are Yuliia Glinkina (freshman), Issac Rosas-Vivas (sophomore), Gabriella Robin Jingles (junior) and Raeann M Rosinski... — Updated 10/28/2020


Page Down

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020