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Education Notes: Wrestling team rounds up trash along highway

Members of the Mt. Spokane High School wrestling team are seen during a roadside cleanup project along Mount Spokane Drive, or Highway 206, in Mead.
Members of the Mt. Spokane High School wrestling team are seen during a roadside cleanup project along Mount Spokane Drive, or Highway 206, in Mead.

Members of the Mt. Spokane High School wrestling team stepped off the mat and took to the highway – Highway 206 specifically – and picked up trash along a two-mile stretch of Mount Spokane Park Drive.

The students participated in the event as part of the school’s highway clean-up effort.

The wrestlers who cleaned up garbage are Taylor Taigen, Andrew Hoover, Brandon Berrick, Alec Hoover, Jason Beck, Tanner Whetzel, John Hoover, Kiegen Schauer, Jayden Meyer, Brandon Roberts, Reiner Schauer, Trace Bleecker, Oakley Young, Nick Renner, Richie Bondurant, Garrett Baker, Christian Nibarger, Tom Harvey and Marquis Person.

Big band salutes vets

Students in Shadle Park High School’s concert and jazz bands will honor members of the armed forces with “A Salute to Veterans” next Thursday in the school’s auditorium at 7 p.m.

The concert will feature music from the big-band era along with patriotic songs. The special event will close with the “Armed Forces Salute,” a piece that will feature songs from every branch of the armed forces. Veterans will receive a ribbon, and a reception will follow the concert.

The event is free. For more information, call Kevin Hartse at (509) 354-6735.

To submit education news, send the details to raineyc@ spokesman.com or call (509) 927-2166.


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