August 22, 2013 in Washington Voices

Education Notebook: Dance teams convene at Mt. Spokane

By The Spokesman-Review
Courtesy of Nancy Butz photo

Dance teams from Mt. Spokane, Post Falls and Royal high schools attended a summer dance camp hosted by Mt. Spokane earlier this month.
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The Mt. Spokane High School Dance Team hosted a summer dance camp Aug. 7-9, taught by Minnesota-based dance camp, Just for Kix.

Also in attendance were dancers from Post Falls High School and Royal High School in Moses Lake.

Board advisers picked

Kelsey Pravitz, a senior at On Track Academy, and Scott Hinshaw, a junior at Shadle Park High School, were recently chosen by the Spokane Public Schools Board of Directors to serve as student advisers to the school board for the 2013-14 school year. The students will be nonvoting members and will provide student perspective to board discussions.

Pravitz is a member and co-manager of her school’s FIRST robotics team. She is also involved with Jobs for Washington’s Graduates and is a volunteer for the Salvation Army.

Hinshaw volunteers with the children’s ministry at his church and with the Northwest Christian Thrift Store. He’s also on Shadle’s football and track and field teams.

Car show at Mt. Spokane

The Mead School District will hold the third annual Show and Shine Car Show on Sept. 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mt. Spokane High School, 6015 E. Mt. Spokane Park Drive.

The community is welcome to attend a day of family fun, food, and classic cars. Car lovers are invited to share their hobby, all makes and models, whether they’re finished or not. There is no entry fee. School supply donations are appreciated.

For more information call Jared at (509) 590-8467.

To submit news about your school, students and staff to the Education Notebook, send the details to or call (509) 459-5434.

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