Everett School District

Friends of the Mill Creek Library grant helps bring award-winning author to Mariner High School

Matt del la Peña won the prestigious 2016 Newbery Award. Photo courtesy of Sno-Isle Libraries.

Newbery Award winning author Matt de la Peña will spend the day at Mariner High School on Tuesday, October 4th, to tell students how his love for literature and hard work helped him fulfill his dreams. He will also be at the Mill Creek University Book Store for a book signing and reading in the evening.

Parents invited to help select new elementary literacy curriculum materials for Everett Public Schools

New classroom materials to be implemented during the 2017-18 school year in grades K-5.

The district’s elementary literacy selection team, which will include two parents, will spend this year reviewing core reading programs and learning materials to be used by elementary students starting in the fall of 2017. The team’s work will result in a recommendation to the superintendent. Core instructional materials are adopted directly by the school board.

Everett School District's English language learner graduation rates are best in Washington State

Washington school districts with high English language learner graduation rates. Image courtesy of Everett Public Schools.

English language learners enrolled in the Everett School District graduate at a higher rate than those in any other Washington State school district.

“It’s not just one thing we are doing in this district to help English language learners graduate; it is many things together we do to help each student graduate,” shared Dr. Cynthia Jones, Director of Categorical Programs at Everett Public Schools.

Gateway Middle School teacher librarian is Everett School District’s 2016 Teacher of the Year

Gateway Middle School's teacher librarian, Stacy Stevens, is "Regional Teacher of the Year.” Photo courtesy of Everett Public Schools.

Honored by the school board on June 7th, Stacy Stephens is now to be considered as “Regional Teacher of the Year.”

For the last 17 years, Stacy Stephens, now Gateway’s teacher librarian, has sparked interest in reading, technology, research, collaboration, the future, and so much more.

Superintendent's Scholar Award finalists for 2016 named

Since 1987, Everett Public Schools Foundation has presented the Superintendent's Scholar Awards in recognition of outstanding scholarship and inspirational teaching. Four graduating seniors from Everett Public Schools were named finalists at the 34th Annual Superintendent's Scholar Award function held May 25th at the Everett Golf and Country Club.

Everett School District seeking public comments on new sixth through twelfth-grade sexual health instructional materials

Starting in September 2016, sixth through twelfth grade students and their teachers in Everett Public Schools will use newly-selected sexual health instructional materials. Photo courtesy of Everett Public Schools.

The Everett School District is seeking comments regarding the newly selected sexual health instructional materials scheduled to be used beginning in September 2016. Materials being considered will be on display Wednesday evening, May 25th, from 6 to 8 pm at the Community Resource Center.