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Education Notebook: Salk Middle School to host Hour of Code

Salk Middle School is hosting events in celebration of the Hour of Code. Teachers want to introduce code to as many people as possible.

The Hour of Code began as a one-hour introduction to computer science. Since then, it has become a worldwide effort to celebrate during Computer Science Education Week. Seventy-one percent of all new jobs in STEM are in computing, while only 8 percent of the STEM graduates are in computer science, according to the hourofcode.com.

Music honors

Students from Ferris, Lewis & Clark, North Central, Rogers and Shadle Park high schools have been accepted into the All-State Honor Ensembles for 2018.

The Spokane Public School students, who were among 4,000 students to audition, will perform in Yakima over President’s Day Weekend at the Washington Music Educators Association Conference.

Ferris students are Todd Bloom, Nate Beine, Abbey Hansen, Ellie Brueggemeier, Amelia Stockdeill, Grant Lucke, Suhang Lui, Mallory Anzivino, Avea Emerson, Sara Jones, Jillian Pomeroy, Ashley Herrington, Meg Bates, Micah Blauer, David Daunis, Ruby Gibford, Ainsley Skidmore, Alex Lumsden and Alisher Meredith. From Lewis & Clark are Liam Cameron, Emily Armstrong, Kate Rawlins, Keegan Tyler, Jonathan Benecchi, and Di Moo. Representing North Central is Allarae Prigan. Shadle Park students are Cassidy Anyan, Gwen Ash, Emma Hollingshead, M’Kayla Husk, Anabelle Benitez, Ryan Reeves and Tristan Dexter. From Rogers will be Katie Hagedorn and Lemmiel Williams.

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