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Prodigies for Peace award winners celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

This writing and art contest helps students draw connections between the civil rights movement and the social issues that continue to influence their lives today.

Postponed by February snow storms, the celebration honoring the Everett Public Schools Prodigies for Peace award winners was held on Tuesday, April 9th.

This writing and art contest helps students draw connections between the civil rights movement and the social issues that continue to influence their lives today.

47 Everett Public Schools robotics teams compete with six advancing to January semifinals

Gateway Middle School’s Aquasparks robotics team intensely watches their machine perform. Photo courtesy of Everett Public Schools.

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.

Everett School District students' artwork moving on to national competition

Four Everett School District students earned Outstanding Interpretation in the 2013-2014 National PTA’s Reflections Program and will move on to the national level of competition.

Four Everett School District students earned Outstanding Interpretation in the National PTA’s Reflections Program and will move on to the national level of competition.

The theme for the National PTA's 2013-14 Reflections Art Program was Believe, Dream, Inspire.

All students will be recognized at the Washington State PTA convention held in April at the Bellevue Hyatt. The four Outstanding Interpretation winners will move on to the national level of competition.

Fire District 7 Firefighters participated in annual Scott Firefighter Stair Climb in honor of 13 year old Colton Matter

On March 9, 2014, seven firefighters from Snohomish County Fire District 7 will race up 69 floors of the Columbia Center in downtown Seattle to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The Scott Firefighter Stair Climb features firefighters as they climb 1,311 steps in full bunker gear.

On March 9, 2014, seven firefighters from Snohomish County Fire District 7 raced up 69 floors of the Columbia Center in downtown Seattle to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The annual Scott Firefighter Stair Climb features firefighters from all over the world as they climb 1,311 steps in full bunker gear.

This year’s climb is especially important to us,” said firefighter and team captain Bill Ekse, who is participating in the event for his 16th year. “We will be leading the way for Colton Matter, a young man in our community we’ve been climbing in honor of since 2010. Two weeks after we complete the firefighter climb, Colton will be participating in the public stair climb.