Students in the Spokane Public Schools District need to turn in their free or reduced-price meal applications by Monday. Beginning Tuesday, students who were on the meal program during the 2010-’11 school year, but have not turned in their applications will be changed to a paid meal status.
Families in the district that have not reapplied for the meal program have been notified of the deadline.
To participate in the free or reduced-price meal program, a new application is required every school year; only one application is needed per family; families may apply at any time during the school year and once the family is qualified, the application is good for the full school year; and any family member on Direct DSHS Certification (Basic Food) qualifies all students in that family.
For more information and to fill out an application, visit www.spokaneschools.org.
Mead students earn AP exam honors
Mead School District high school students recently earned AP Scholar status on their college-level Advanced Placement Program exams.
Mead High School:
Amanda Sams earned the National AP Scholar status, given to students who receive an average grade of 4.0 on all AP exams taken and grades of 4.0 or higher on eight or more of the exams.
AP Scholars with Distinction, given to students who receive an average grade of at least 3.5 on all AP exams taken and grades of 3.0 or higher on five or more of the exams, include Nripendra Acharya, Julia Baker, Dustin Bonkemeyer, Devon Carlton, Taylor Coles, Jordan Hurley, Michael Lee, May Lim, Amanda Sams, Lyndsay Stapleton, Katrina Stime.
AP Scholars with Honor, granted to students who receive an average grade of at least 3.25 on all AP exams taken and grades of 3.0 or higher on four or more of the exams, include Erica Ames, Samuel Baird, Erin Baldini, Jeffrey Birge, Erica Contos, Chase Dammarell, Danielle Eldridge, Ian Farley, Matthew Harrop, Tayler Hentges, Mackenzie Johnson, Zoe Kory, Kevin Ma, Emily Macdonald, Mariah Macdonald, Kristen Michaelis, Katie Nichols, Allison Northrop, Eunjee Oh, Daniel Palmer, Jolene Perry, David Shelley, Garrett White, Dylan Young.
AP Scholars, awarded to students who receive grades of 3.0 or higher on three or more AP exams, include Sristee Acharya, James Anders, Mikayla Anderson, Samantha Anderson, Lindzee Baker, Haley Bjerkestrand, Mariah Breakey, Evan Carpenter, Evadine Codd, Scott Coffey, Cole Collins, Sarah Davies, Jesse Garner, Alex Hakes, Rees Hardy, Robert Hellstrom, Khristian Howland, Olivia Johnstone, Shawnee Luciani, Jackson Marchant, Jill Mckenney, Grayson Miller, Jonathan Peckham, Siana Pierce, Matthew Rinaldi, Mitchell Rogers, Kyle Sams, Cesar Sanchez, Thomas Sheppard, Benjamin Tebbs, Rachel Teo, Zach Ward, Andy Wetzel, Andrew Wheeler, Kaelan White.
Mt. Spokane High School:
Benjamin Whitfield earned the National AP Scholar.
AP Scholars with Distinction are Colin Cutler, Elisha Deitz, Brandon Graham, Stephen Jue, Carlie Mcgregor, Taylor Mcgregor, Chris Musa, Daniel Skrei, Teresa Stapleton, Benjamin Whitfield.
AP Scholars with Honor include Justin Breitenbach, Stephanie Carr, Molly Cole, Taylor Countryman, Alexander Hoffmann, Hayley Hohman, Laurita Marsh, Sarah Patton, Maxwell Ralph, Katherine Ratcliff, Tanya Shuvarikov, Lauren Wilhelm, Scott Wurst.
AP Scholars include Aledander Allard, Caleb Andersen, Alex Anderson, Ramzy Bejjani, James Biddle, Connor Coleman, Matthew Cook, Sean Cook, Tyler Cook, Bradey Cornwell, Gianna Damiano, Robin Ganahl, Sarah Headley, Christopher Holcomb, Daniel Hsu, Connor Jones, Alexa Jose, Zachery Klemmer, Brock Labenne, John Lahtinen, Kyle Madsen, Weiyi Mao, Rebecca Martin, Nathan Mcreynolds, Anna Miller, Derek Morgan, Michelle Murphy, Serenity Ogle, Kara Osterback, Halie Ropp, Teresa Saurey, Amanda Strong, Samantha Swett, Emilee Trower, Harilaos Tsarbopoulos, Hannah Waller, Alec Webbenhurst, Mckenzie Woodral, Nikki Ziegler.
‘Fall Fling’ planned at St. Patrick’s
The St. Patrick’s Alumni Association will celebrate autumn and raise funds for St. Patrick’s School with the annual Fall Fling on Oct. 22, in the school cafeteria from 5 to 9 p.m.
The event will include live music by 6 Foot Swing and Kathleen Cavender, appetizers and samples of wine and local brews and a silent auction. Bottles and cases of wine will be available to purchase.
Tickets are $15 per person. To purchase tickets and for more information, call Lynn at (509) 435-5874 or email stpatrickalumni@yahoo. com.
The evening is for adults only.
St. George’s students earn recognition
Students at St. George’s School earned AP Scholar status on their college-level Advanced Placement Program exams.
John Gunn and Jonathan Wagstaff earned the National AP Scholar status, given to students who receive an average grade of 4.0 on all AP exams taken and grades of 4.0 or higher on eight or more of the exams. Gunn and Wagstaff graduated in 2011.
AP Scholars with Distinction, given to students who receive an average grade of at least 3.5 on all AP exams taken and grades of 3.0 or higher on five or more of the exams, include 2011 graduates Christopher Ambrose, HyunJung Go, John Gunn, Ryan Jacobsen, Jackson Kerschen, Joseph LeDuc, Jordon Newton, Carson Ramsden, Christopher Wagstaff, Jonathan Wagstaff, Thomas Willson, Emily Worrall and senior Jasper Danielson.
Katherine Johnson and Danielle Miller earned the AP Scholars with Honor status, granted to students who receive an average grade of at least 3.25 on all AP exams taken and grades of 3.0 or higher on four or more of the exams. Johnson and Miller are 2011 graduates.
AP Scholars, awarded to students who receive grades of 3.0 or higher on three or more AP exams, include 2011 graduates Tyson Bostrom, Megan Hatheway, Shelbie Spalding, and seniors Audrey Anderson, Morgan Cambareri, Joseph Caputo, Evan Dyar, Jack McGougan, Kellen Mohr, Kylie Mohr, Gabrielle Peterson.
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