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Everett School District's English language learner graduation rates are best in Washington State

Washington school districts with high English language learner graduation rates. Image courtesy of Everett Public Schools.

English language learners enrolled in the Everett School District graduate at a higher rate than those in any other Washington State school district.

“It’s not just one thing we are doing in this district to help English language learners graduate; it is many things together we do to help each student graduate,” shared Dr. Cynthia Jones, Director of Categorical Programs at Everett Public Schools.

Gateway Middle School teacher librarian is Everett School District’s 2016 Teacher of the Year

Gateway Middle School's teacher librarian, Stacy Stevens, is "Regional Teacher of the Year.” Photo courtesy of Everett Public Schools.

Honored by the school board on June 7th, Stacy Stephens is now to be considered as “Regional Teacher of the Year.”

For the last 17 years, Stacy Stephens, now Gateway’s teacher librarian, has sparked interest in reading, technology, research, collaboration, the future, and so much more.

Superintendent's Scholar Award finalists for 2016 named

Since 1987, Everett Public Schools Foundation has presented the Superintendent's Scholar Awards in recognition of outstanding scholarship and inspirational teaching. Four graduating seniors from Everett Public Schools were named finalists at the 34th Annual Superintendent's Scholar Award function held May 25th at the Everett Golf and Country Club.

Everett School District seeking public comments on new sixth through twelfth-grade sexual health instructional materials

Starting in September 2016, sixth through twelfth grade students and their teachers in Everett Public Schools will use newly-selected sexual health instructional materials. Photo courtesy of Everett Public Schools.

The Everett School District is seeking comments regarding the newly selected sexual health instructional materials scheduled to be used beginning in September 2016. Materials being considered will be on display Wednesday evening, May 25th, from 6 to 8 pm at the Community Resource Center.

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.”