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September 1, 2023


Teachers holding signs for students on the first of school
Signs of a New Start

Welcome Back!

Students enjoying various activities, during a summer program

A Breath of Fresh Air

Above are photos from the Summer  Adventure Academy at the Madeline English featuring  Yoga Instructor and EPS Educator, Maureen Morelli. This year's Summer Adventure Academy was a huge success. In addition to teaching and practicing Yoga daily, students also participated in enrichment activities such as kit making, puzzle solving and a favorite of first graders, freeze dancing! Ms. Morelli was the recipient of the 2022-2023 EPS Innovation Scholarship, which she used to help develop her yoga skills.
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Career and Technical Education

Curriculum/Industry Certifications Planning Initiatives

The EPS is creating a Career and Technical Education (CTE) team to work on aligning the state’s curriculum frameworks to national industry certifications by using the existing instructional materials purchased by the district. 

The five-member team will work as a group and individually on this initiative. Apply via the district's TalentEd page.

Questions? Contact CTE Director Cristina Sanchez Serrano.
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Everett Alternative High School

Guidance Counselor

The Everett Alternative High School,  an evening program that aims to re-engage students who have dropped out of Everett High School, is seeking applicants for a guidance counselor. 

This team member will work directly with the Alternative High School Dean and Re-Engagement Specialist to create a database of students who are eligible for the Alternative High School.

Additional duties include:

  • Creating needs assessments and graduation audits.
  • Identifying paths for students to graduate with a post-secondary plan or workforce plan.
  • Building partnerships with outside organizations to support students who transition in and out of the program.
  • Developing success plans for each student.
  • Working with the Guidance Department Chair and Dean to ensure that the scope of the program is aligned with district policies and mission.
  • Facilitating student outreach.

Click HERE for complete details and application information about this opportunity and all openings in the Alternative High School.
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5DP Survey

The 5 District Partnership (5DP) Teacher Advisory Board developed a survey to gather educator input and inform their planning for this year and beyond. We would greatly appreciate your thoughts! Click HERE to complete the survey
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EPS Receives Grant for Middle School Programming at the Lafayette

The EPS is thrilled to announce that it has received a significant state grant to implement year-round after-school and summer programming for Lafayette School 5-8 graders. The district was awarded a 21st Century Community Learning Center’s SALT Grant in the amount of $180,000. SALT stands for Supporting Additional Learning Time. It will be immensely helpful in the district’s efforts to create Out of School Time (OST) opportunities for middle school students.

In developing the program at the Lafayette, we are hiring one Site Coordinator and four Lead Teachers. The Site Coordinator will be responsible for supervising the daily operations of the after school program. This includes  hiring and training staff, supervising student leaders, organizing field trips and events, creating program policies and systems, providing accurate data for reporting purposes, managing supplies and materials, communicating with community partners, and ensuring positive participation and regular attendance of all program participants.

Lead Teachers will be responsible for the daily operations of the after school program, developing and leading enrichment activities, supporting with homework, and ensuring students actively and positively participate in all program components.


Site Coordinator

Lead Teachers

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Photo Album

K-8 Teachers Participate in a PD Session at the Art Lab

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