In an effort to reduce high school overcrowding at Jackson and Cascade High Schools, the Everett School District is considering boundary changes that will shift students from these high schools to Everett High School beginning in the fall of 2020.
Before beginning the process to recruit a new superintendent, the Everett School District invites community members to provide their thoughts about what the new superintendent's role should be. An online tool will be open to the public from January 29th to February 10th.
Seattle-based non-profit Music4Life provided 2,036 ready-to-play musical instruments at no charge for use by students at eight Puget Sound public school districts in 2017-2018. This is an increase of 12 percent in the number of instruments delivered the previous school year.
Beginning with the class of 2021, high school students will be required to earn 24 credits to graduate instead of 22. Everett School District staff has been preparing for those increased graduation requirements for the past four years.
A Capital Bond Planning Committee is now being formed to help the Everett School Board plan for recent and future student body growth. The committee will work to develop a capital bond recommendation by early summer 2019.
At a Wednesday, September 12th, special meeting the Everett Public Schools Board of Directors chose Jamyan Nhangkar to fill the director position vacated in June. It was a difficult decision for the board as there were many qualified candidates.
A 30-member committee is being formed to figure out how to provide an increasing amount of quality high school classroom space. The Everett School District is accepting applications until Thursday, September 13th.