The Edwards Agency


Boeing helps Northshore

Boeing helps The Boeing Company has given the Northshore School District $20,000 to fund the student learning improvement efforts of schools participating in the ATLAS Community Project.
   Funds will be used for teacher release time, coordinator stipend and ATLAS Training sessions for Cottage Lake, East Ridge, Wellington, and Woodin elementaries; Leota and Timbercrest junior highs; and Woodinville High School.
   The ATLAS Program is one of five designs of the nationwide New American Schools projects. It stands for "Authentic Teaching, Learning, and Assessment for all Students." ATLAS aims to create a new kind of pre-kindergarten through 12th grade education that features a clear and specific inquiry-based curriculum, clear academic standards, assessments that are built into daily teaching activities, and a strong focus on building a partnership between school, family, and community.