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Give a hoot for silent auction loot: West Valley Outdoor Learning Center to mark 18 years with fun day

The West Valley Outdoor Learning Center is throwing itself a birthday party Saturday to celebrate 18 years of providing education about raptors, owls and other wildlife to students in West …


Mead grad Kennedy Finke accepted to fashion design school in Paris

Kennedy Finke knows how to stand out in a crowd.


Innovation Challenge Club – a WSU-tied program – shines with top national award

The Innovation Challenge Club at North Central High School was surprised to learn earlier this month that the group had taken first place in the nation in the Pharm4Me Innovation …


Spokane Valley Tech to hold annual tradeshow

The Spokane Valley Tech is holding its sixth annual Tradeshow of Innovation on May 23.


Mead High School yearbook wins ‘Pulitzer’ of annuals – the Pacemaker national award

The Mead High School yearbook staff earned a Pacemaker award from the National Scholastic Press Association for the 2017-2018 yearbook.


Riverside High sophomore headed to study in Spain for six weeks

Riverside High School sophomore Makenzie Jones is getting ready for an all expenses paid six-week trip to Spain this summer after being named one of 15 Washington World Fellows Scholars …


Salk middle schoolers ready to deliver first batch of tomato plants in neighborhood

Every spring the grass returns, flowers bloom and Salk Middle School students fan out into the neighborhood around their school to hand out free tomato plants.


Female apprentices wanted: Annual event exposes girls to trade career possibilities

High school girls in their junior and senior years get a taste of careers in trade at the annual Pizza, Pop and Power Tools event at Spokane Community College


Dishman Hills High School posts third term honor roll for 2018-19 school year

Dishman Hills High School announces its third term honor roll for 2018-19 school year


UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019, 12:35 a.m.

Education notebook: Freeman High School’s FBLA members place in Top 10 at state conference; five advance to nationals

Five students from Freeman placed in the Top 10 in their events at the 2019 Future Business Leaders of America State Leadership Conference in Bellevue and earned a right to …


UPDATED: Thu., April 25, 2019, 2:44 p.m.

Brooklyn Bergquist of East Valley High places third for artwork in Observance of Holocaust writing and art contests

Brooklyn Bergquist of East Valley High earns third place for her artwork in the Spokane Community Observance of Holocaust’s annual Eva Lassman Memorial Writing and Art Contests


UPDATED: Thu., April 25, 2019, 2:43 p.m.

Vera Korchemnaya of East Valley High places second for artwork in Observance of Holocaust writing and art contests

Vera Korchemnaya of East Valley High School placed second for her artwork entry in the Spokane Community Observance of Holocaust’s annual Eva Lassman Memorial Writing and Art Contests


UPDATED: Thu., April 25, 2019, 2:44 p.m.

Jessica Schueller of Gonzaga Prep places third for poem in Observance of Holocaust writing and art contests

Jessica Schueller of Gonzaga Preparatory School places third for poem in the high school division in the Spokane Community Observance of the Holocaust’s annual Eva Lassman Memorial Writing and Art …


UPDATED: Thu., April 25, 2019, 2:42 p.m.

Calvin Whybrew of Central Valley places second for essay in Observance of the Holocaust writing and art contests

Calvin Whybrew of Central Valley High School takes second place for his essay, “Lessons from the Holocaust,” in the high school division of the Spokane Community Observance of the Holocaust’s …


UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019, 3:39 p.m.

Horizon Middle School posts its third-quarter honor roll for 2018-19 school year

Horizon Middle School in the Central Valley School District in Spokane Valley has announced its third-quarter honor roll for the 2018-19 school year


Spokane area middle school inventors advance to national competition

Five middle school students in the Inland Northwest earn Best in Show at the Invent Washington competition and qualify for the national convention in May.


North Central reinvigorates theater program with ‘Chicago’ as school layoffs claim drama teacher

NC’s drama teacher pushes ahead with production of musical “Chicago” even as school officials hand her layoff notice


Northwest Aurora Rotary’s $10,000 grant to Riverpoint Academy boosts science lab, two-way relationship

The science lab at Riverpoint Academy north of Spokane got a boost recently from a $10,000 grant from the Spokane Aurora Northwest Rotary.


Ferris, Lewis and Clark, Clarkston DECA teams win first place at state; Rogers’ Andre Ramsey elected president

DECA students from Eastern Washington competed and presented projects in the state competition in March and qualified for the national competition at the International Career Development Conference held in Orlando, …


Horizon Middle School breaks ground on two-year remodel project

Students at Horizon Middle School in Spokane Valley will not come back to their school for nearly two years as an extensive remodeling project gets underway this month.


Spokane Scholars Foundation announces 147 academic achievement honorees vying for 24 scholarship awards

The Spokane Scholars Foundation has announced 147 students chosen by their schools to be considered for the foundation’s academic achievement scholarship awards. The 24 scholarship recipients will be announced at …


Jefferson Elementary unicycle-riding teacher forms club to teach kids how to ride a one-wheeler

Lots of folks bike to work in Spokane, but Tom Vogt may be the only one who commutes on one wheel.


Education notebook: Whitworth, Gonzaga announce Act Six award recipients

Gonzaga and Whitworth universities have announced their eight choices for this year’s Act Six scholarship recipients.


Education notebook: St. George’s opens performance of ‘Noises Off’ tonight

Lakeside High School in Nine Mile Falls, Washington, is the overall winner of the 2019 regional Knowledge Bowl championship.


UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019, 3:31 p.m.

Mt. Spokane High School culinary team wins state ProStart Invitational chef competition

Imagine a three-course meal. Pumpkin ravioli with wild mushroom filling, followed by pan-fried quail with warm black barley salad and lastly, citrus cheesecake made with goat cheese and drizzled with …


UPDATED: Mon., March 4, 2019, 11:31 a.m.

East Valley High School announces first semester 2018-19 honor roll

East Valley High School in Spokane Valley has announced its first semester honor roll for the 2018-19 school year.


East Valley Middle School announces its first semester 2018-19 honor roll

East Valley Middle School has announced its first semester honor roll for the 2018-19 school year.


Eastern Washington’s state DECA qualifiers ready and eager to compete at next level

Students from the Spokane area will begin participating in the Washington State DECA competition that begins today in Bellevue, competing in nearly 60 categories devoted to marketing, finance, entrepreneurship and …


Construction of Central Valley School District’s new middle school is on track, Superintendent Ben Small says

Hundreds of people gathered Tuesday afternoon for a “Behind the Fence” sneak peak at the new Selkirk Middle School currently under construction just south of Mission Avenue on the edge …


Spokane County Library District helping build love of books through Reading Buddy program for children

The sound of pages turning and the buzz of happy readers filled a Pasadena Park Elementary classroom as the Spokane County Library District’s Reading Buddy Program was underway recently.