Stories tagged: East Valley School District
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, midnight
East Valley Middle School 2016-17 first semester honor roll
East Valley Middle School has announced its honor roll for the first semester of the 2016-17 school year.
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, midnight
East Valley High School 2016-17 first semester honor roll
East Valley High School has announced its honor roll for the first semester of the 2016-17 school 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.
Wed., Jan. 18, 2017, 4:55 p.m.
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.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 18, 2017, 8:46 p.m.
Former East Valley substitute teacher sues for $500,000 after acquittal on abuse and restraint charges
A former substitute teacher accused of slapping and restraining students in 2014, is suing the East Valley School District for $500,000 after being acquitted of all charges this summer.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 11:06 p.m.
Health district orders some students without mumps vaccinations to stay home
The Spokane Regional Health District has ordered unvaccinated students at schools where mumps cases have been reported to stay home.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 4 p.m.
East Valley School District to collect half of $3 million transportation levy following clerical error
The East Valley School district will only collect half of a $3 million transportation levy
Mon., Sept. 19, 2016, 11:36 a.m.
East Valley School District could give up $1.5 million in levy money due to clerical error
Due to a a clerical error the East Valley School District failed to collect half of a $3 million transportation levy taxpayers approved in April 2015.
Wed., June 1, 2016, midnight
WAAT student died twice, has lively sense of humor
Natalie Peters isn’t letting the fact that she’s already died twice mute her excitement for adulthood. The light pink scar above the Georgia native’s heart is the sole physical token …
Wed., March 30, 2016, midnight
Garden plots available at East Valley Farms
East Valley Farms, a community garden on the corner of East Wellesley and South Sullivan Roads near East Valley High School, has garden plots available for this growing season.
Wed., March 16, 2016, midnight
The Verve: Arts in the classroom critical at East Farms STEAM school
Last Friday, dozens of children and their families attended an art show called “A is for Art” in the Seehorn Building of the Steam Plant. The exhibition included more than …
Tue., Feb. 9, 2016, 8:22 p.m.
Spokane County school, fire tax proposals mostly passing
Tuesday’s special election asked taxpayers to approve a number of bonds and levies for Spokane County schools and fire districts.
Wed., Jan. 20, 2016, midnight
EV asks voters to OK maintenance and operations levy
The East Valley School district hopes to pass a $12 million maintenance and operations levy in a February special election.
Thu., Aug. 27, 2015, midnight
New EV superintendent is home again
Kelly Shea knew by the time he was a teenager that he’d work in education. In a bit of a homecoming for the 51-year-old who grew up in Spokane Valley, …
Fri., May 22, 2015, midnight
East Valley teachers to join walkout
Teachers in the East Valley School District voted Thursday to join Spokane Public Schools teachers in a one-day strike on Wednesday, but teachers in the Central Valley and Cheney school …
UPDATED: Thu., May 21, 2015, 8:59 p.m.
East Valley teachers vote to join walkout; Central Valley and Cheney teachers will stay on job
Teachers in the East Valley School District voted Thursday to join Spokane Public Schools teachers in a one day walkout on Wednesday but teachers in the Central Valley and Cheney …
UPDATED: Tue., April 28, 2015, 9:29 p.m.
STA sales tax proposal too close to call; voters rejecting 2 school bonds
STA sales tax increase OUTCOME: Too close to call. YES: 49.4 percent50 NO: 50.6 percent
Wed., April 15, 2015, midnight
Orchard Prairie School District, taxpayers wrestle with financial realities of preserving rural benefits
Plenty of room for her twin boys to play and a small rural school drew Teri Tucker from Spokane’s South Hill to the pastoral Orchard Prairie. “It was the lifestyle …
Tue., April 7, 2015, midnight
Nine Mile Falls, Cheney school districts try again on bonds
Voters in the Cheney and Nine Mile Falls school districts will be asked a second time to approve construction bonds for major renovations in their high schools. Both districts proposed …
Thu., March 12, 2015, midnight
EV track, field team welcomes warm weather
In the past, the first dozen or so track and field practices of the season have required athletes to wear track shoes – the lightweight running shoes with sharp, little …
Thu., Feb. 19, 2015, midnight
East Valley superintendent candidate list down to 6
The East Valley School District board has narrowed its superintendent search to six semifinalists. Following preliminary interviews scheduled Monday and Wednesday, the board will select three candidates for final interviews …
Thu., Oct. 2, 2014, midnight
East Valley school board member Mitch Jensen to resign
Longtime East Valley school board member Mitch Jensen will step down from his seat effective Oct. 14. “I am not giving in, I am not giving up, I have simply …
Sat., Aug. 23, 2014, midnight
Letters rankle educators Notices about failing Valley schools, districts misleading, they say
School districts in the Spokane Valley area are, like districts around the state, sending out letters to parents explaining why their school and district is failing. The letters are a …
Sat., Aug. 16, 2014, midnight
East Valley Middle School ready for first day
The East Valley School District has a middle school again. East Valley Middle School has received a new coat of paint and is ready to welcome seventh- and eighth-grade students.
Sat., Aug. 9, 2014, midnight
EV administration, InTec breaking in army reserve center
Over the summer, the East Valley School District administration moved to its new location at 3830 N. Sullivan Road. “It was a hot Tuesday in July,” joked Interim Superintendent Tom …
Thu., June 26, 2014, midnight
EVSD may seek bus, tech funds
During Tuesday night’s East Valley School Board meeting, Interim Superintendent Tom Gresch and Assistant Superintendent Brian Aiken discussed the possibility of putting levies for transportation and technology in front of …
Thu., June 19, 2014, midnight
STEAM camp is a magnet for young artists
School may have ended for students last week, but some of them have returned to East Farms STEAM Magnet School for art camp. “Whatever your imagination can think of, it’s …
Thu., June 12, 2014, midnight
EV extends interim superintendent’s contract
The East Valley School Board voted to extend Interim Superintendent Tom Gresch’s contract through the end of the 2014-15 school year. According to the contract, Gresch will receive $150,000 in …
Sat., June 7, 2014, midnight
PACE Awards recognize exemplary students
Students in Spokane Valley and Tekoa who personify character traits of Partners Advancing Character Education were recently recognized at the 2014 PACE Awards held at Mirabeau Park Hotel and Convention …
Thu., June 5, 2014, midnight
EV counselor who’s worked at all school levels is ready to retire
Bruce Fulkerson became a school counselor after working in the juvenile court system. “I’ve always been in a position of trying to help kids,” he said.