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Everett School District

Local candidates in Mill Creek and beyond file for 2015 Elections

The 2015 candidate-filing week closed at 4 pm on Friday, May 15th. Some elected positions only attracted single candidates, who can now breathe sighs of relief since they won’t have to campaign.

This year’s local candidates have tossed their hats into the ring and are getting ready to ask for your vote in the Primary Election on August 4th and then in the General Election on November 3rd.

The 2015 candidate-filing week closed at 4 pm on Friday, May 15th. Some elected positions only attracted single candidates, who can now breathe sighs of relief since they won’t have to campaign.

Whittier Elementary School teacher Jennifer Nonisa earns awards for continuing good work

Jennifer Nonisa, Karena Hooks (Nonisa's mentor), and Jerod Grant.

Jennifer Nonisa, a combined third- and fourth-grade teacher at Whittier Elementary School, was surprised when she received the award recognizing her community service work in the county, particularly with youth.

However, it was no surprise to her co-workers at Whittier. “You are amazing!” said Marci Cooper, office manager at Whittier. “Congratulations to you Jen! Very much deserved.” 

New class replaces Senior Seminar for Everett School District high school students

To give students the time, space, tools and place to develop necessary skills, the district is replacing Senior Seminar and its Culminating Exhibition with College and Career Readiness Seminar.

In an effort to better prepare graduates for life after high school, the Everett School District is changing the curriculum.

The “Senior Seminar” and “Culminating Exhibition” now required in senior year will be replaced with a “College and Career Readiness Seminar,” which can be taken in either the junior or senior years.

Mill Creek Garden Club hands over the dough!

Cedar Wood’s Principal Dr. David Jones (pictured) smiles proudly as MCGC’s Sandi Vivion (second from left) hands over the check to teacher Char Erickson for her “Teaching Wall” award winning grant.

Mill Creek Garden Club proudly awards $3,614.72 with our 2014-15 “Giving through Gardening” school grants. This program was established to award funds for garden-related, student involved projects from five local elementary schools. We are constantly amazed by the creativity and learning-enhancing plans of these Everett School District Principals and Teachers. Good job all!

Everett School District to change Woodside Elementary and Silver Lake Elementary boundaries to ease overcrowding

Everett School District enrollment has grown from about 8,000 students in 1951 to more than 19,000 students in 2015.

Starting next fall the Everett School District will be making boundary changes to help with overcrowding at Woodside Elementary School.

Some Woodside students may move to Silver Lake Elementary until more permanent elementary classroom space can be added in the region.

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