Tuesday’s election answered a big question for Spokane Public Schools, but it posed a few more.
Veterans Day came three days early at Sacajawea Middle School, but none too soon for Army veteran Steve Swenson.
While Spokane police continue to investigate a social media threat made against Lewis and Clark High School, staff and students are simply trying to cope.
Autism, and the bullying that came with it, has taken big pieces out of Kayleigh Lewis’ life. Thanks to her recent enrollment in a virtual academy, for the first time since she can remember, Kayleigh isn’t too shy to speak up in class.
The first time Hashim Akeel saw Cheney, he was struck by how small it was. It was 2015 and Akeel, from Saudi Arabia, drove over from the west side to drop off his Saudi friend, who had received a scholarship from his nation’s government to attend Eastern Washington University. Akeel, now a 22-year-old senior psychology major, is one of 411 Saudi students who attend EWU. As a result, Eastern ranks as one of the nation’s top recipients of money from a Saudi government fund that helps students like Akeel study abroad.
The building is a modern marvel, but success at Westview Elementary School is earned the old-fashioned way.
Cooper Champions, a group of volunteers who provide teachers with help in the classroom, are encouraging others to get involved.
To everyone who will listen, Spokane Public Schools officials have spent the last few months talking about their hopes for the future. Those hopes are wrapped up in a $495 million bond that’s on next week’s ballot.
When the College Board chose 100 schools to offer “pre-AP” courses to all freshmen, Spokane was the only district in the nation to get all of its comprehensive high schools into the pilot program.
Eastern Washington University’s new Pence Union Building is the culmination of two years of construction and $47 million.
For educators in Spokane, the perils of social media are everywhere.
Spokane Public Schools expects to have a sex education curriculum for ninth-graders in place later this year, its board members were told Wednesday night.
Those high school stereotypes are easy to apply and so hard to defy – unless you’re Jacob Erdman, who definitely isn’t your everyday nerd.
The young people of Spokane talked politics this week, and they managed to do it without a trace of nastiness.
Roosevelt Elementary School principal Laura Franks delivered a single spank to an unruly kindergarten student on the morning of Sept. 13. It led to her resignation the next day, according to public records obtained Friday by The Spokesman-Review.
Jacob Barnhart, a student at West Valley High School, has been named a Commended Student in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine has received initial accreditation for graduate medical education.
Early classes are designed to give students taking a full-load of college preparatory classes, which includes two years of a foreign language, an extra period. But some administrators worry that the price of this extra effort is a good night’s sleep.
The Franklin Elementary School Modernization and Addition is just one of many projects paid for by the $205 million bond Spokane voters approved in 2015. At $26 million it’s not even the most expensive, but it’s certainly the most eye-catching.
Shaw Middle School substitute Steve Cook may have died without next-of-kin, but he wasn’t without friends.
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