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.
Steven Lynn Cook, 55, died Wednesday morning after going into cardiac arrest, according to Spokane Public Schools officials. He was substitute teaching.
Building a great school is about building relationships, and Gina Naccarato-Keele has done both at Linwood Elementary School.
A substitute teacher at Shaw Middle School died Wednesday morning after going into cardiac arrest, a spokesman for Spokane Public Schools said.
The Arena has been a fixture since 1995. And now a new indoor sportsplex on the north bank of the Spokane River is nearing the design phase.
Lewis and Clark High School is the last Spokane Public School without a central place for students to eat lunch. A bond on the November ballot would change that.
Roosevelt Elementary School’s principal resigned after less than a month on the job.
Welcome to Glover Middle School, where the principal doesn’t wear a button-down shirt because his office is too warm, where students recently went five days without hot water and where asbestos lurks behind every wall. “You’d better step away from there,” joked teacher Danial Witkowski, who teaches robotics in a classroom that dates from when the school opened in 1959.
The $495 million school Spokane Public Schools bond on the Nov. 6 ballot offers many things, but the biggest is a reduction in classroom size for kindergarten through third grade. By adding three new middle schools and replacing three others, the district could move sixth graders into those new buildings and free space for younger students.
The $495 million bond proposal voters will consider in the Nov. 6 election would create three new middle schools, replace three other middle schools, pay for a new
Speaking to a small group of law students, undergraduates from Gonzaga and Eastern Washington University and Spokane-are high schoolers Saturday morning, Washington Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu shared her story of becoming the first Asian, first Latina, and first member of the LGBTQ community on the Washington State Supreme Court.
This summer, Spokane Public Schools’ board formally adopted the Shadle Park aerospace technology pilot program as an approved curriculum.
Even as they become increasingly necessary to daily life, cellphones in the classroom are a growing distraction. Spokane teachers are searching for a response.
After delivering large pay raises for teachers and other staff, Spokane Public Schools administrators are now looking to shrink the size of its workforce.
Thanks to dozens of volunteers, the Walking School Bus helps young children – those who live too close to school for a conventional bus ride – find their way safely to school and hopefully toward a better life.
North Central High School student Myah Rodriguez overcame childhood cancer to become a leader with a bright future.
Work has begun on a $61.9 million building addition that will serve as the new home of the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, which plays a crucial role in infectious disease monitoring, public health, food safety and the success of the state’s fish and livestock industries.
Around the nation, this is Attendance Awareness Month – not that educators in Spokane need any reminding. In the Spokane Public Schools last year, chronic absenteeism – defined as missing 10 to 15 percent of school days – was 29.3 percent. That number is little changed from the year before, but still a big source of concern.
The irony isn’t lost on the state’s school districts, teachers and the public they serve: that the $2 billion windfall created by the landmark McCleary court decision has reaped a whirlwind of contention, a chaotic summer of salary negotiations and an uncertain future for everyone.
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