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Bring vaccination records to kindergarten sign-up

Kindergarten registration for the 2011-’12 school year starts today in the Central Valley School District. Parents can register students at their neighborhood school. Classes are available for the mornings, afternoons …


Economy sank bonds, schools officials say

The No. 1 reason Mead and Central Valley school district officials think their capital improvement bonds failed Tuesday: the economy. “I had dozens of discussions with people who have talked …


Three of four area school measures failing

Spokane County voters repeated their “no taxes” message from November, rejecting three of four school funding requests in today’s special election.


Trio has strange way of showing love for kids

John Beal, Marilyn Montgomery and Duane Alton just love children. They love them so much, in fact, that they’ve spent thousands of dollars opposing bond measures in districts where they …


Trio leading fight against school bonds

A campaign against proposed school bonds next month in the Central Valley and Mead school districts became apparent over the weekend as some residents received fluorescent yellow fliers in the …


Superintendent details construction plans for CV district

The Central Valley School District is running a construction bond Feb. 8. The $69.6 million bond would include renovation and expansion on four elementary schools, build a new elementary school, …


Districts asking taxpayers to continue school support

Operating a school district is expensive. Renovating aging buildings, buying band instruments, hiring coaches, keeping up with technology and making sure buildings are heated or cooled add up to big …


Bond seeks tech redo

Students at Evergreen Middle School in the Central Valley School District have the opportunity to use one of 300 computers at any given time during their regular school day. Principal …


Old-school makeover means new life at Ponderosa

When Ponderosa Elementary School opened in 1979, it was the pride of the neighborhood. With its open-concept design, parents could walk in and from the front door see all the …


What the Central Valley construction bond would fund

Central Valley School District’s proposed $69.9 million construction bond would include the following projects: Evergreen Middle School: Expand and modernize the 1974 facility. The project would provide the district extra …


No heat, but Valley schools go on

Four schools in Central Valley School District had no heat or only partial heat Monday, but by afternoon they were warming up, school officials said. Students at University High School, …


Heat restored in four CV schools

Four schools in Central Valley School District had heating issues Monday, but by afternoon they were warming up, school officials said.


CV superintendent talks about how snow days are handled

When inclement weather arrives in the Inland Northwest, school officials face the tough decision of whether to close schools, delay start times or stay open. The ultimate decision is up …


Kids make revealing masks

Once upon a time, two visitors arrived at the kingdom of Sunrise Elementary School bringing music, art and fun for the children of the land. Or, more accurately, Ron and …


Robbery at bank puts schools on lockdown

Spokane Valley police are investigating a robbery at an East Sprague Avenue bank Thursday that locked down two nearby schools. At 2:26 p.m., a man walked in the west door …


Technology added to teaching

Students at University Elementary School in the Central Valley School District have been using a new tool to learn this year, thanks to a grant the school received last spring. …


Barker students, staff in Thanksgiving spirit

For the last 14 or so years, the students and staff of Barker High School in the Central Valley School District have partnered together to make Thanksgiving a wonderful holiday, …


Salk students give, receive at mission

Nikita Kariuki worked at a bank in Pittsburgh, Pa., for a decade, but when the economy began to spiral downward the Kenya-born man was laid off and ended up in …


Middle-schoolers learn value of service

Nikita Kariuki worked at a bank in Pittsburgh, Pa., for a decade, but when the economy began to spiral downward the Kenya-born man was laid off and ended up in …


Students will try to fill bus with food

If you happen to be out grocery shopping for Thanksgiving on Saturday, you might see a school bus waiting to receive donations for the Spokane Valley Partners Food Bank. Students …


Administrators out of school budget woes’ reach

While private-sector and state workers have taken hits during the economic downturn, many public school administrators have seen their pay remain steady or increase. Spokane Public Schools officials – from …


Student data mixed on new state assessments

More than 60 percent of sophomores in Spokane Public Schools last year failed Washington’s math assessment test, while students in neighboring districts performed only slightly better, according to results released …


Districts juggle snow days, changes as school begins

Across the Inland Northwest, students are sharpening their pencils and packing their backpacks in anticipation of the first day of school. Some schools begin today; others begin next week. All …


Inland Northwest teachers close the book

Inland Northwest school districts are losing hundreds of years of education experience as teachers and other employees retire in greater numbers. The number of retirements nearly doubled in the Spokane …


Scores drop on new statewide test

For the third year in a row, more than 90 percent of high school seniors passed Washington’s reading and writing assessment tests required for graduation.


Helping hand

When Jan and Clint O’Grady were married 18 months ago, they blended two families with three children each into one. “Instead of the Brady Bunch, we’re the O’Grady Bunch,” Jan …


Schools’ budget reality strikes hard

Consecutive years of belt-tightening are leaving Inland Northwest school districts with fewer notches available to further cinch up their spending. Temporary federal funds for education in the 2009-’11 biennium helped …


Fourth-graders vie in math showdown

Fourth-grade teams from elementary schools in the Central Valley School District competed in the Math is Cool competition held at Mt. Spokane High School on April 16. The Liberty Lake …


Central Valley considers athletic, activities fees

Students in the Central Valley School District would pay to participate in athletics and activities during the 2010-’11 school year – $25 for middle school students and $55 for high …


U-Hi student newspapers destroyed

Most copies of the student newspaper at University High School in the Central Valley School District have been destroyed by school officials after offensive remarks appeared.