Regional FIRST LEGO League Qualifier Competitions held the December 14th and 15th send nine Everett School District teams to Semi-Final Competitions hosted by Amazon in Seattle on January 18th and 19th.
Boundaries for the following elementary schools will be changed for fall 2019: Mill Creek Elementary School, Woodside Elementary School, Cedar Wood Elementary School, Penny Creek Elementary School, Silver Lake Elementary School, and Forest View Elementary School.
47 Everett Public Schools elementary and middle school robotics teams competed against other regional districts in December to qualify for the semifinal competition to be held at Amazon’s Doppler Building in Seattle. Six of the 47 Everett Public Schools robotics teams advanced.
The City of Mill Creek is collecting Operation Gratitude care package donations for armed forces community members in October. Residents can drop off items at Mill Creek City Hall, Silver Firs Elementary School, or Cedar Wood Elementary School.
Cedar Wood Elementary School Principal Dr. David Jones wrote an article about the Everett School District’s emergency response preparation and its importance for student safety. His article was published in the November 2015 issue of Washington Principal.
Five of the Everett School District’s 26 schools qualified as among the state’s top performing schools for 2014. The Everett School Board will honor these schools and staff at their regular meeting on May 26th at 4:30 pm.
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!
It’s become fashionable for gardeners to plant vegetables among their landscape perennials and flowering annuals, but the fourth & fifth graders at Cedar Wood Elementary have moved a step closer to creating their own urban farm by planting vegetables in raised beds.
Cedar Wood Elementary School is one of only ten of Washington state’s 1,011 public elementary schools to have earned the Washington Achievement Award every year for the past four years – in recognition of continued success closing the achievement gap and increasing the percent of students exceeding academic standards.
Now, the school’s Principal, Dr. David Jones, has been selected as the county’s Distinguished Elementary Principal. That honor places him in the running as a Washington Elementary Principal of the Year and potentially as a candidate for the national honor.
It was a poignant day for one of Cedar Wood Elementary School’s 5th-grade teachers. Carol Johanson retired after 30 years in the US Air Force Reserves. For 26 of those years she has also worked as a full-time classroom teacher.