Everett School District

Cascade High School students earn top state "Yo escribe en español" literary awards

Left to right: Sandra Isabel Rojas, teacher Margarita Hurtado, Steven Bishop, and Donna Trejo. Photo courtesy of Everett Public Schools.

Three students in Margarita Hurtado’s AP Spanish class have earned top awards in the 18th annual "Yo escribe en español" literary contest.

This year’s topic was related to a statement made by Sancho in Miguel de Cervantes’ masterpiece, Don Quijote de la Mancha, “Freedom is one of the most precious gifts that has been bestowed upon human beings.”

Jackson High School Science Research and Engineering Club members advance to national and international levels

From left to right: Sophomores Dhruvik Parikh, Marcus Amalachandran, Arkaprabha Bhattacharya, and Sriharshita Musunuri. Photo courtesy of Everett Public Schools.

Members of Henry M. Jackson High School’s Science Research and Engineering Club gained recognition for their work at the 2016 Washington Junior Science and Humanities Symposium held at Seattle Pacific University on March 10th and 11th, and at the Central Sound Regional Science and Engineering Fair held at Bellevue College on March 12th.

Technology is key for English Language Learners to master English

Bianca Ramos using Google Translate at Evergreen Middle School. Photo courtesy of Everett Public Schools.

Using Google Translate builds English language skills. English Language Learners in the Everett School District speak more than 80 different native languages.

Today sixth- through eighth-grade Everett Public Schools English Language Learner (ELL) students are using electronic devices with free software to master English.