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Education Notes: Evergreen’s Books and Bingo Night is tonight

Thu., Feb. 2, 2012

Students and parents at Evergreen Elementary School in the Mead School District can have a night of fun and get a book at Evergreen’s Books and Bingo Night, from 5 to 8 p.m. tonight.

The family event will also include a basket raffle, with baskets made by students in each classroom. Shakey’s Pizza will be on hand, selling pizza slices for $1.50.

Every student who attends Books and Bingo Night will go home with a book.

Salk Middle School to hold auction

The staff at Salk Middle School invites local residents for a night of family fun at Salk’s 17th annual Spaghetti Feed and Silent Auction fundraiser Feb. 9, beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Dinner will be served at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m., and the silent auction run until 8:30. Proceeds will benefit Salk’s band and choir programs.

Cost is $5 for adults, $4 for children ages 5 to 12 and $20 per family. Children age 4 and younger are free.

For more information call Miguel Maldonado, Salk’s band and orchestra teacher, at (509) 354-5575 or email

Northwest Christian offers preview

Northwest Christian Schools, 5104 E. Bernhill Road, will host Parent Preview Night on Feb. 9 at 6:30 p.m. The event will give parents of children in preschool through high school an opportunity to visit the school and learn about programs.

During Parent Preview Night, parents will receive information about Northwest Christian’s Bible-integrated teaching; advanced placement courses; fine arts programs, including choir, band, strings, theater and art; athletic programs; supplemental learning lab; extended care center; home-school programs; and bus routes throughout the Spokane area. Northwest Christian Schools’ faculty is Washington state certified.

For more information, call (509) 238-4005 or visit

Rainey Coffin can be reached at (509) 927-2166 or via email at

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