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Edmunds Field Day Competition!


Edmunds students and staff take their end of year Field Day seriously! The day long event, held Friday May 27th, saw some serious competition in exciting events like the Water Bucket Relay and the Giant Bouncy Ball Roll, to the challenging Wildcat Obstacle Course. Eleven events in all, the annual event and competition is something … Read more »

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Edmunds Annual Culture Fair a Great Success!


On Thursday, May 18th, Edmunds put on it’s annual Culture Fair with the theme Celebrate Diversity: We Are the World. This capstone event for the school year was an opportunity to showcase student’s research projects, share a stellar music program, and display cultural artwork. Families also participated in cultural activities, crafts and shared a meal. … Read more »


2017 Culture Fair Activities take over Edmunds!


Edmunds 2017 Culture Fair kicked off on Wednesday, May 10th with the help of several distinguished visitors to the school, volunteering to help educate the students about far off locals across the world. From exploring the art and culture of Japan, to demonstrations of the traditional Chinese Dragon Dance, to feeling the textures and fabrics … Read more »

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Edmunds 5th Graders participate in “Readers Theater” to share what they’ve learned


Fifth graders at Edmunds have been studying the history of Westward Expansion and the impact that it had on Native Americans. Students learned about multiple points of view and how the speaker’s perspective  influences how events are portrayed in a text book. One activity that students thoroughly enjoyed was presenting a historical “Reader’s Theater” to their … Read more »

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“Friday Fun Celebrations” Promote Positive Behavior!


Every Friday, students at Edmunds who have displayed positive behavior over the week get to participate in a Friday Fun Celebration in their classrooms. Students that participate in the celebrations consistently demonstrate Edmunds expectations of being Respectful, Responsible, and Caring. Together students and their teacher decide what the celebration is going to be (extra recess … Read more »

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Edmunds Kids and the Game of Kings!


Edmunds students have been learning chess, the “game of kings,” after school as a part of the OASIS program. OASIS, standing for Oakridge Achievers Successful in School, is an educationally based after-school  program for students in grades K-5. Funded through a 21st Century grant, OASIS is a five day a week program that includes instruction … Read more »

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