April 9, 2009 in Washington Voices

Call-in show presents schools Superintendent Stowell

By The Spokesman-Review
 

Spokane Public Schools Superintendent Nancy Stowell is “Educating Spokane.”

Spokane community members will be invited to call the school district’s live, hour-long, call-in show on KSPS channel 7, and have their concerns heard and their questions answered regarding the state’s budget and other issues affecting their schools. The show is scheduled for April 23 at 7 p.m.

Questions and concerns can be heard by calling (509) 354-7711.

Shadle senior parents holding rummage sale

Seniors at Shadle Park High School continue to count down to graduation day and raise funds for the graduation night party.

The Shadle senior parents are holding a Grad Night Rummage Sale on April 25-26, and are looking for donations for the sale.

Community members with gently used items to donate should call Tim Davey at (509) 325-5785. Donated items may be picked up.

Information nights planned for Running Start

Local high school students will have the opportunity to get a jump start on their future.

Spokane Community College, 1810 N. Greene St., and Spokane Falls Community College, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive, will host Running Start information nights for high school juniors and seniors and their parents, giving them the steps to earn college credits while they’re still completing their high school academic requirements.

At the information nights, students and parents can meet current Running Start students and instructors to hear firsthand about their college experiences. Running Start counselors also will be available to explain how students can enroll in the program.

The first of two Running Start information nights will be April 21 at SFCC in Student Union Lounges A, B, and C, in Building 17 at 7 p.m.

For more information, call Barb Hahto, SFCC counselor, at (509) 533-3524.

The second information night is April 29 at SCC, in the Lair-Student Center, in the Sasquatch Room, in Building 6, at 7 p.m.

Call SCC counselor Gretchen Ford at (509) 533-8215 for more information.

The informational evenings are free and open to the public.

Rainey Coffin can be reached at 927-2166 or via e-mail at raineyc@spokesman.com


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