School Briefs

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  • Monday, March 3, 2008 11:37am

School starts

September 5

The start of school in the Edmonds School District is Tuesday, Sept. 5.

Students win Army award

The following local high school students have received the United States Army Reserve National Scholar/Athlete Award: Jeremy Pautler and Sammy Moore of Edmonds-Woodway High School, Louis Kao and Chelsea Shearer of Lynnwood High School, Alex Lindsay and Jenna Higgins of Mountlake Terrace High School and Jordan Allison and Lauren Summers of Meadowdale High School.

Preschool offers ‘Links to Learning’

Brighton Preschool in Lynnwood launched “Links to Learning,” a program to enhance dialogue with parents and give constructive guidance on how they can become more involved with their children’s education.

On a monthly basis, parents receive a portfolio that contains a summary of the developmental skills that were emphasized during the previous month, and examples of work done by the child. In addition, parents are given an overview of key skills their children will learn in the upcoming month, including recommended activities that parents can do with their child.

Brighton Preschool is part of Nobel Learning Communities, Inc., a national network of 150 nonsectarian private schools, including preschools, elementary schools, and middle schools in 13 states.

Talent sought for Friday Night Live

The Lynnwood Arts Commission and the Lynnwood Rotary invite middle and high school students to apply to perform at this year’s Friday Night Live student showcase.

The event will showcase the talents of local students in a variety of acts at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 12 in the Edmonds Community College Triton Union Building, 20200 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood, on the second floor.

The deadline to turn in an audition on CD, DVD or VHS tape is Nov. 12.

Any middle or high school aged student within the Edmonds School District boundaries interested in applying to perform should contact Marianne Johnson at 425-744-6459 or e-mail

To find an application, visit www. and click the Arts Commission link.

Students receive scholarships

Two Western Washington University students from Lynnwood recently received Seattle Business Forum Scholarships for the 2006-2007 academic year.

Stephen Steward, son of George and Diane Steward, received a $1,500 scholarship. He graduated from Meadowdale High School and plans to study philosophy.

Emily Linroth, daughter of Miles and JoAnne Linroth, received a $1,500 scholarship. She graduated from Kamiak High School where she was active in Horse 4-H and newspaper production. She is interested in studying journalism or English, and becoming a writer.

The Seattle Business Forum Scholarship is awarded to entering freshmen and transfers with outstanding academic achievement.

Service learning program helps

Summer Service Learning: Edmonds Community College students helped Eco Encore, a Seattle-based nonprofit, recycle used books, music, movies and software to make money for local environmental organizations.

This summer, Eco Encore held its third consecutive service learning project in partnership with Edmonds Community College. Students collected reusable media and spent two days in a campus computer lab, sorting and cataloging the items. The result of their work was more than $10,000 in new inventory cataloged for Eco Encore.

To participate in service learning, register for fall quarter classes from Sept. 18 to Dec. 8 at Edmonds Community College. For information, call 425-640-1459, e-mail or visit See the complete class schedule at

Have an item for School Briefs? Please e-mail information to Sarah Koenig at or by mail to 4303 198th St. SW, Lynnwood, WA. 98036.

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