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Before summer ends, ease back into a school routine

It’s still summertime but mid-August introduces a ripe time for some back-to-school readiness. Children benefit from a slow return to structured routines, such as going back to an earlier and …

UPDATED: Thu., July 27, 2017, 2:32 p.m.

Valley Christian buys former U-High building

Valley Christian School has purchased the old University High School building in Spokane Valley.

The Dirt: Green’s Fresh Market to open in Hillyard

A new fresh market is set to open in Hillyard this June. Owners Jack and Mary Green recently purchased a building at 4915 N. Market St. to launch Green’s Fresh …

Central Valley middle school students score a regional win with deer contraceptive tracker

Four Spokane Valley middle schoolers invented a device to control the growth of deer populations. Their success is taking them to Houston.

University High School 2016-17 first semester honor roll

University High School has announced its honor roll for the first semester of the 2016-17 school year.

Central Valley High School 2016-17 first semester honor roll

Central Valley High School has announced its honor roll for the first semester of the 2016-17 school year.

Bowdish Middle School 2016-17 second quarter honor roll

Bowdish Middle School in the Central Valley School District has announced its honor roll for the second quarter of the 2016-17 school year.

Spokane Public Schools needs 53 classrooms to meet new state class-size mandates; Central Valley meeting requirements

Spokane Public Schools is still 53 classrooms short of meeting the state’s new K-3 class-size mandates. And, the state’s second-largest district likely won’t meet the requirements by next year.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 10:35 p.m.

Number of schools impacted by mumps outbreak grows

Hundreds of unvaccinated students at a dozen Spokane County schools are being ordered to stay home during the ongoing mumps outbreak, almost double the number of schools previously identified.

More than 200 Spokane-area students unvaccinated for mumps ordered home by health district

The Spokane Regional Health District has ordered more than 200 unvaccinated students in the Spokane area home following additional mumps cases.

While snow forced closure of most Spokane-area school districts, many rural ones stayed open

Urban Spokane school districts mostly closed, Monday, while their rural companions stayed open.

Most kids kept inside at recess during cold snap, but districts leave decision up to principals

Schools throughout the Spokane-area have kept students inside for recess this week due to cold weather concerns.

Central Valley school board seeks $130 million bond to build two schools, renovate existing middle school

Central Valley School District will try for a $130 million bond in 2018 that would add more schools but not increase property tax rate.

New coaches take charge at CV, U-Hi

This football season will see a changing of the guard at both Central Valley School District high schools.

Free all-day kindergarten coming to all Central Valley schools

All kindergarten students in the Central Valley School District will have the opportunity to attend all-day kindergarten in the fall, but as recently as last week parents at five of …

Central Valley to build two new schools with $20.8 million grant

With a whopping $20.8 million grant from the state superintendent’s office, the Central Valley School District has added two new schools to its lineup of major construction projects.

U-Hi’s Carbon graduating cancer-free after experimental treatment

In the midst of four cancer relapses during his high school career, Mitch Carbon came face-to-face with the fact that doctors had done all they could do for him. His …

After major instability, Mica Peak student finds potential

Perseverance and optimism are vital for Mica Peak graduate Zach Andersen, who was homeless for nearly three years before moving to Spokane in 2013.

Matt Shea takes surprise positions at debate team fundraiser

Republican State Rep. Matt Shea made a shocking, impassioned call for free college tuition Monday evening.

Girl Scouts build greenhouses for Progress Elementary School

The greenhouse project will count toward the Girl Scouts’ Bronze Award, which honors groups who complete projects that benefit the community.

Fired U-Hi teacher’s lawsuit reinstated

Fired teacher Michael Cronin’s lawsuit against the Central Valley School District has been reinstated by the Washington Court of Appeals, which also said that Cronin may be eligible for four …

Central Valley School District settles former student’s rape claim for $2.5 million

The Central Valley School District has paid a $2.5 million settlement to a former Greenacres Middle School student who said former teacher Anthony Cucinotti raped her when she was in …

Valley high schools poised for fruitful softball season

Rundown of Spokane Valley fast-pitch softball teams

Bond money fuels school construction in Central Valley

The renovation of the old Yoke’s supermarket on 16 N. Progress Road prompted a complicated game of musical schools in the Central Valley School District. The renovations, as well as …

Scholarship auction to honor U-Hi student killed in crash

The family of friends of a 15-year-old University High School sophomore killed in October 2013 will hold a silent auction Sunday to benefit her scholarship fund.

Bowdish Middle School honor roll

Bowdish Middle School in the Central Valley School District has announced its honor roll for the first quarter of the 2015-16 school year.

Special education students showcase artwork

When Jonathan Finck paints, he whistles, claps and stomps, but the 21-year-old doesn’t speak. In fact, the 21-year-old artist can’t speak. Instead, Finck communicates on the canvas. His work, along …

Family moves from Colorado for Mt. Spokane High School

The Russo family chose a high school for their two daughters in the same way many families pick a college. They researched and interviewed prospective schools. They visited. They spoke …

Spokane Valley’s Barker High renamed Mica Peak

Wolverines will enter Spokane Valley soon, under wraps of a school name change. Barker High School will become Mica Peak High School with a February move to new permanent quarters …

No room for full-day kindergarten at some schools

Two elementary schools in Mead and one in Central Valley turned down state money for full-day kindergarten programs because they don’t have enough room. At the end of the latest …