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"Do I have to be a Seventh-day Adventist for my child to attend?"
No! We welcome children from all denominations!

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Year-end Giving

Dear Friends,
2013 awards last dayWe’re fast approaching the end of 2014, and while you’re thinking of your year-end giving we hope you’ll keep Cypress Adventist School in mind. We have $50,000 to raise for scholarships for needy students. Remember, too, that if you donate your good-running vehicle and Cypress keeps it for our use you may be able to deduct the full fair market value. (See IRS Publication 4303 for more information. An appraisal may be required.)
Please feel free to contact me at 425-775-3578 or by email if our office can be of assistance to you.
Very Best,
Lowell Dunston, Principal

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Barnes and Noble Bookfair

Sunday, Dec 7, 2014

Barnes & Noble Alderwood



 Book and gift recommendations for the entire family!

Shipping available

Café treats 

Visit BN.COM to support us online from 12-07-2014 to 12-12-2014 by entering Bookfair ID 11477908 at checkout (instructions here).

A percentage of your Barnes & Noble purchases will benefit our school.

Our Cypress Bell Choir will be playing twice in the 5 o’clock hour Do a litle holiday shopping or get a treat from the cafe Cypress earns a litle bit for every purchase made that evening – Just tell the cashier you are a part of the Cypress bookfair and we earn!
This includes toys, books, and even whole Cheesecake Factory cheesecakes from the Cafe!
PTO will be on site to do gift wrapping!
Please tell your friends and family!
The bookfair will connue online for 5 days following the Sunday store event. More info will be coming out as we get closer. Please plan to come out and support our school and our Bells!!
Download the flyer.

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2014 Christmas Concert

Join us for our annual Christmas concert at the Edmonds Seventh-day Adventist church at 7pm on December 17.

We proudly present our children performing with Chimes, Hand Bells, and Choirs. There will be a play called “If I’d Been Around When Jesus was Born” staring grades 1-5.

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NW Harvest Food Drive Results!

Thank you to all who participated in the food drive. The totals are as follows 1st place goes to the 3rd-4th-5th grade class with 296.6 lbs of food collected, 2nd place goes to the 1st & 2nd grade class with 110.4 lbs, 3rd place goes to Pre-k & Kindergarten at 76.4 lbs and 4th place goes to the 6th-7th-8th grade class with 72.2 lbs. Each class should take pride in participating in this endeavor. Good job! With all the food collected we raised 672 lbs to help fight against hunger. Thank you to the Edmonds Church who supported this cause, they brought in 116.4 lbs of food. Way to go Cypress!

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An Academic Community

2013 awards last dayOur Cypress motto is “a good place to grow.”  We strive for our students to have a well-rounded experience in general studies and to have opportunities to explore areas of their special interest.  Cypress School measures its success in a variety of ways.  Each year students in grades 3-8 take the Iowa Test of Basic Skills, a nationally recognized standardized test.  For the last fifteen years Cypress class average composite scores have consistently been in the top 25 percentile range (75-99 %).
However, we feel that a more significant measure of our school success is found in tracking the progress of our graduates.  Cypress grads are often on honor rolls in high school, and are equipped to enter advanced placement or International Baccalaureate programs. A high percentage of Cypress grads attend college and university and often receive scholarships.  Tracking our students in recent years shows Cypress grads enrolled in the following schools:


  • Central WA University
  • Harvard University
  • Humboldt State, CA
  • University of WA
  • USC, CA
  • Western WA University
  • Community Colleges in our area


  • Andrews University, MI
  • Canadian University College, Alberta
  • La Sierra University, CA
  • Loma Linda University, CA
  • Pacific Union College, CA
  • Seattle Pacific University
  • Southern Adventist University, TN
  • Walla Walla University, WA

We are proud of our academic track record.  Our graduates continually demonstrate that Cypress Adventist School has indeed been successful in helping its students to discover their unique talents, preparing them to make a positive difference in their world.  Our graduates continue to let us know that Cypress Adventist School is “a good place to grow.”

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A Community Of Parents

Cypress parents play an active role in our learning community.  Parent involvement includes: advisory groups, the Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO), volunteering in classes as tutors and helpers, and extracurricular activity support.  Parent involvement stressing daily student accountability for  homework, reading, and special projects is a very essential part of student success and individual progress .

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Principal’s Message

Lowell Dunston - PrincipalI’m often asked, “What is the secret of your school’s success?”  “What makes your students so well equipped to succeed in high school and college?”
The answer does not lie just in our rigorous academic program and our emphasis on values.  It is found in our school’s intentional community approach to educating the whole child.
Cypress School is blessed with a rich diversity in its learning environment outlined in the headings of community that follow.  We invite you to contact us.  We believe that you too may discover what many others already have that Cypress School is indeed “a good place to grow.”
We look forward to hearing from you.
Lowell Dunston, principal

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Spaces Still Available for All-day Kindergarten!

science classReserve your spot asap for all-day Kindergarten!

Our Pre-K and Kindergarten teacher, Loreen Dougherty, has a Masters degree in Quality Education and has been teaching Pre-K through 2nd grade for 20 years. She is an enthusiastic and patient teacher who truly connects with young children to give them the best possible start to their education experience.

My daughter took Kindergarten from Mrs. Dougherty. She is now in 3rd grade and still talks about how much she loves her! My son is excited to be in her class this year. –Liz

School starts soon and we still have just a few spots open!
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Family Fun

Come to Our Family Fun Night at Cypress Adventist School. We’d like our students to spend a fun afternoon with their friends from church. Anybody ages 0 to 12 are invited (and their parents). We have a couple of fun crafts planned and kids can play on the playground. Followed by a pizza dinner. Bring a dessert to share if you can!
July 26th, 2014 at 3pm to 6pm

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Document Shredding Event!

Sunday May 4th, from 10am – 2pm At Cypress School
ADG (American Data Guard) is working with Cypress on this community event.
ADG will be at Cypress for this secure shredding event between 10am and 2pm on Sunday, May 4th.
This event is FREE to the community!
We do ask that you consider a donation of $1 to $10 depending on the amount you bring to shred.
ALL funds raised go to academic scholarships at Cypress.

Cypress Adventist School
21500 Cypress Way
Lynnwood, WA 98036

What to Shred:

American Data Guard

For over 25 years, thousands of businesses in Washington have taken advantage of our unique paper shredding services. We provide valuable benefits to our customers by decreasing their operational costs through streamlining their shred program. We are dedicated to providing cost-effective solutions for your business information security needs.

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