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Mukilteo School District planning 'virtual' ceremonies to honor high school graduates

The Mukilteo School District is planning “virtual” ceremonies to honor its high school graduates. Students will be picking up their caps and gowns in the coming weeks and, at a later date, arrive at their school at an assigned... — Updated 5/13/2020

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Kamiak in top 25 best schools in state by U.S. News and World Report

Kamiak High School was ranked 24th among the 310 high schools in Washington by U.S. News and World Report in its annual list of 2020 Best High Schools. Schools are ranked on their performance on state-required tests and how well... — Updated 5/13/2020

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

CWU-Lynnwood to offer BA in liberal studies this fall

Staring this fall, Central Washington University-Lynnwood, located on the campus of Edmonds College, will offer a new bachelor of arts degree in liberal studies. "We saw the... — Updated 5/3/2020

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Edmonds College to award $1.44 million in CARES Act funding to students

Edmonds College will receive $1.44 million in federal CARES Act funding to provide emergency assistance to students who are experiencing COVID-19 related financial hardships. The one-time, limited assistance is aimed at helping... — Updated 4/23/2020

 By Brian Soergel    Schools

Edmonds CC changes its name change to 'Edmonds College'

More than 50 years after its founding as Edmonds Community College, the two-year school now has a new name. The Edmonds Community College board of trustees voted in favor of the... — Updated 4/23/2020

 By Beacon staff    Schools

School districts granted flexibility for graduating seniors

The Washington State Board of Education approved emergency rules that allow school districts to apply for greater flexibility in awarding a diploma to high school seniors impacted by closures. The decision was adopted during a... — Updated 4/22/2020

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

School districts granted flexibility for graduating seniors

The Washington State Board of Education approved emergency rules that allow school districts to apply for greater flexibility in awarding a diploma to high school seniors impacted by closures. The decision was adopted during a... — Updated 4/20/2020

 By David Pan    Schools

Mukilteo Schools Foundation providing free educational supplies

The Mukilteo Schools Foundation is stepping up to help low-income families. The foundation, in partnership with Connect Casino Road, has distributed free educational supplies, such... — Updated 4/17/2020

 By David Pan    Schools

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... — Updated 4/8/2020

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Rick Steves offers kids a virtual trip to Europe

For millions of teachers and parents suddenly homeschooling, their students are stuck in the house, wishing for something fun and enriching to watch. Local travel writer and public... — Updated 4/8/2020


Mukilteo School District donates medical supplies

The Mukilteo School District was able to gather various personal protective equipment from Mariner High School, Sno-Isle TECH and the District Support Services Center to donate to... — Updated 4/7/2020


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... — Updated 3/27/2020

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

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... — Updated 3/25/2020 Full story


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,... — Updated 7/31/2019 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... — Updated 7/3/2019


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... — Updated 7/3/2019


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... — Updated 7/3/2019


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... — Updated 7/3/2019 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... — Updated 6/26/2019 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... — Updated 6/26/2019


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.... — Updated 6/26/2019


Mukilteo students earning top marks in college

Mukilteo students are thriving in the classrooms at their respective colleges. The following students have earned top marks at their universities, made their school’s Dean’s List, President’s List, or Honor Roll. Boston... — Updated 6/26/2019


Congrats 2019 grads!

Nearly 1,000 Mukilteo high school seniors completed their high school careers last week, being awarded their diplomas at graduation ceremonies last week. In total 927 students... — Updated 6/19/2019


Mukilteo students moving on up

More than 900 Mukilteo high school students earned their diplomas and graduated last week. The grand total is 927, with 444 from Kamiak, 421 from Mariner, 53 from ACES, and nine... — Updated 6/19/2019


School district offering free summer meals

The Mukilteo School District recently announced the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program for children. Meals are available at no charge to children 18 years of age and younger. Meals will be served at the following... — Updated 6/19/2019


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