Everett School District

Woodside Elementary School celebrates diversity

Students joined a “grand parade” around the cafeteria and gym, waving their home countries’ flags, to the song “It’s a Small World.” Photo courtesy of Everett Public Schools.

Woodside Elementary School celebrated its second annual Multicultural Family Night on March 9th with over 400 students and family members. Students and their families learned cultural dances from around the world, made flags from their home country, tasted authentic food, learned greetings from different countries, and visited cultural displays designed by families.

Silver Lake Elementary School celebrates inaugural STEAM Night

Students and parents experimented with balance in the Chicken Balance Game. Photo courtesy of Everett Public Schools.

Event organizers thought a STEAM Night (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) would be a good way to merge student learning in STEM and join with community members like Imagine Children’s Museum to enhance student learning.

Almost 150 students and their families attended the event and enjoyed an evening of math games, robotics, creating art and seeing displayed artwork.

Jackson, Cascade, and Everett High Schools DECA teams heading to international competition

Jackson High School’s Jack Ellis (left) and John Henry receiving their first place medals. Photo courtesy of Everett Public Schools.

Students from all three Everett School District comprehensive high schools competed in February at the 2017 DECA State Career Development Conference in Bellevue, Washington. In total, 27 students qualified for April’s International Career Development Conference in Anaheim, California.

Jackson High School Teacher Rose Smith receives Snohomish County Branch NAACP President’s Award

Rose Smith, standing in front of husband Tony, received recognition from the school board and superintendent at their March 7th meeting. Photo courtesy of Everett Public Schools.

This year the Snohomish County Branch NAACP honored Rose Smith, a Henry M. Jackson High School teacher, with the President’s Award.

The Everett Public Schools board of directors also recognized her for the significant role she plays in the lives of students of color at their March 7, 2017, meeting.

Woodside Elementary kindergartners and staff celebrate the “big 100”

Woodside Kindergarten teachers, Liz Denning, Patty Josephson, Lauren Clements, Stacy Blenman, Dolly Gamlyn and Sylvia Rushton (not pictured) celebrating the 100th day of school.  Photo courtesy of Everett Public Schools.

On the 100th day of school, kindergarten students at Woodside Elementary were shocked and delighted to see their teachers transform into 100-year-old ladies.

This day is especially important in kindergarten because of the alignment to the math Common Core State Standard: Count to 100 by ones and by tens,” explained Woodside Principal, Dr. Betty Cobbs.


Career connected learning draws more students to Cascade High School advanced placement classes

Cascade High School AP Economics students work on their presentation. Photo courtesy of Everett Public Schools.

The number of students attending Breanna Youngber's Advanced Placement Economics courses have nearly doubled in the last three years. The number of students enrolled in AP classes across the Everett School District has also nearly doubled in the past five years.