School Briefs

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  • Monday, March 3, 2008 11:53am

Superintendent’s Roundtable set for April 11

The public is invited to the Edmonds School District Superintendent’s Roundtable from noon to 1 p.m. April 11 at the Educational Services Center, 20420 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood.

Two topics will be addressed: capital improvements and communication. Join Superintendent Nick Brossoit for an informal conversation, as well as an open-agenda period where any questions, comments, or concerns can be brought forward. Call JoAnn Kerns at 425-431-7003 for information.

EdCC scholarships deadline April 9

Apply for a 2007-08 Edmonds Community College Foundation Scholarship online at for current or future students of Edmonds Community College. Applications will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. April 9. One application makes many awards available, ranging from $200 to $2,000.

New scholarships include Snohomish County Peace Action Scholarships for recent high school graduates and the Goodwin Family Endowed Scholarship for full- or part-time students.

Last year, Edmonds Community College Foundation awarded $105,000 in scholarships to more than 150 students for use in the 2006-07 academic year. For information, call 425-640-1884 or e-mail

Edmonds Community College Foundation provides scholarships for students, support for the college, its faculty, staff and facilities and advocacy for the college and its mission.

Peace Scholarships available

Snohomish County Peace Action sponsors scholarships for low-income high school graduates to attend Edmonds Community College. Twenty-five scholarships from $500 to $1,000 will be awarded to students from local schools to prepare for careers. Deadline for application is April 9.

Snohomish County Peace Action has raised concerns over military recruiting at Edmonds School District high schools, especially students from families with less economic opportunity.

Peace Action invites both individuals and organizations to sponsor scholarships.

Although most of the scholarships are unrestricted, some are directed at certain fields of study or interests such as science, social justice, minority women and $1,000 for a journalism student requiring an essay on “Peace is possible.”

Applications are available now through the Edmonds Community College Foundation at or by calling Anne Cassidy at 425- 640-1884.

Scholarship donations are tax-deductible through the Edmonds Community College Foundation. For information, contact Kurt Kutay with Peace Action at 206-719-7098 or visit the Snohomish County Peace Action Web site at

EHRC presents musical ‘Cats’

Edmonds Homeschool Resource Center presents “Cats,” April 13 through 15. The musical is based on T.S. Eliot’s “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats,” with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber.

The musical, directed by Shileah Corey with assistant director and choreographer Gabe Corey, has a cast of 23 actors.

Performances are at 7 p.m. April 13, 14 and 15, with matinees at 2 p.m. April 14 and 15 at Edmonds Homeschool Resource Center, 23200 100th Ave W., Edmonds. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door or via e-mail at

Edmonds Homeschool Resource Center is a K-12 homeschool resource center that operates as an alternative school in the Edmonds School District.

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