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Education notebook: C.A.T.S. Lego team takes first place for innovation in Lego international competition

The local Lego robotics team C.A.T.S. won the Robot Design Strategy and Innovation award at the FIRST Lego League International Open the weekend of May 17 in Carlsbad, California.

Education notebook: Cheney, EV, CV students qualify for national FBLA competition

Several students across the Spokane area are gearing up for the Washington Future Business Leaders of America Business Leadership Conference to be held in June in San Antonio.

Education notebook: Sophomores Katarina Kenlein of LC and Andre Ramsey of Rogers named student advisers on school board

The Spokane Public Schools board of directors has chosen two new student advisers for the 2019-20 school year.

Education notebook: Mead student wins jewelry design award

Mead High School student Delaney Langston recently took first place in the jewelry category of the Passing the Torch competition held by Seattle Metals Guild.

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 …

Education notebook: Riverside High sophomore Makenzie Jones earns six-week study-abroad trip to Spain

Makenzie Jones, a sophomore at Riverside High School, is one of 15 students announced earlier this month by Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib to be selected for this year’s Washington World …

Education notebook: University High’s Syvanna Arwood elected lieutenant governor of Key Club

University High School student Syvanna Arwood was recently elected as the new lieutenant governor of the Division 46 Key Club. Division 46 is comprised of 10 area high schools.

UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2019, 3:12 p.m.

Education notebook: University High’s Georgia Goff wins district secretary post for Key Club

Georgia Goff, a student from University High School, was elected district secretary for the area’s Key Club International at the Pacific Northwest District Convention held in Seattle in early March.

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.

Education notebook: Regional High School Art Show announces awards

The Northeast Washington Education Service District 101 has announced the awards for the Regional High School Art Show.

Education notebook: Mead School District hunts for new superintendent

Mead School District is in search of a new superintendent following the retirement announcement of Tom Rockefeller, who served as superintendent for 13 years during is 41-year career in education.

Education notebook: Area drama students showcase their talents at regional thespian competition

More than 250 students from Eastern Washington demonstrated their performance and production skills at the Washington Thespian Individual Event East Regional Competition for acting and technical theater in January.

Education notebook: Spokane Chiefs hockey players from Ferris named WHL academic achievers

The Western Hockey League has Ferris High School students, Connor Gabruch and Cordel Larson as the Spokane Chiefs’ academic achievers for November and December.

Education notebook: Spokane Public Schools’ C.A.T.S. wins Lego regional title; advances to international meet in Legoland California Resort

The C.A.T.S Lego League team ( The acronym represents members Cole, Alice, Thomas and Sasha) recently won the First Washington Regional championship.

Education notebook: Libby Center students chosen for statewide musical program

The Washington Music Educators Association has selected three students from Libby Center, of Spokane Public Schools, to participate in the Junior All-State bands, choirs and orchestra. Of the 1,659 students …

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Jodee Cahalan, a West Valley High School teacher and coach, has been inducted into the Washington State Dance and Drill Coaches Association Hall of Fame. She recently traveled to Bothell, …

Education notebook: West Valley student gets National Merit honor

Jacob Barnhart, a student at West Valley High School, has been named a Commended Student in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Education notebook: Mt. Spokane and Mead high school students earn AP Exam honors

The College Board recently announced 150 students from Mt. Spokane and Mead high schools have earned special designations with their high scores on the spring 2018 Advanced Placement exams.

Education notebook: Representatives from Spokane Valley, West Valley high schools to bring student voices to school board

West Valley School District has sworn in two students as student school board representatives.

Education notebook: East Valley Middle School teacher honored

An East Valley Middle School ELA teacher was honored in front of representatives from 22 countries during the International Conference on Education, Diversity and Respect in Seattle in August. Julie …

Education notebook: Spokane Valley Youth Voice kicks off Monday

The city of Spokane Valley is inviting Spokane Valley high school students to join a new program designed to get youth involved in the community.

Education notebook: St. George’s senior named National Merit Scholarship honoree

Among only 2,500 seniors nationwide, St. George’s School senior Connor Cremers has been named National Merit Scholarship winner.

Education notebook: Sacajawea Middle School earns Spokane Junior Lilac Parade theme award

Olympic View Band and Drill of Mukilteo, Washington, has been named Grand Sweepstakes winner and Sacajawea Middle School has earned the Best Adherence to Theme award for their participation in …

Education notebook: Area music students place at state contest

Several area high school students placed in the Washington State Solo and Ensemble Contest held in Bellingham last .

Education notebook: East Valley High’s FBLA team takes first place at State Leadership Conference

Medical Lake High School took first place in the State Knowledge Bowl Competition held in Arlington, Washington, in March.

Education notebook: Freeman FBLA receives top chapter award; two members advance to nationals

The Freeman High School Future Business Leaders of America chapter was honored as one of the top chapters in the state during the recent State Leadership Conference held in Bellevue. …

Education notebook: Area students earn berths in Intel competition

Four high school students will be going to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Pittsburg after excelling in the Eastern Washington Regional Science and Engineering Fair.

UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018, 2:39 p.m.

Education notebook: 2018 Chase Youth Awards honorees named

The 2018 Chase Youth Awards was held March 8 at the Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox. Students were honored for their outstanding community involvement and leadership in order to …

UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018, 3:03 a.m.

Education notebook: WIAA announces state academic team champions

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association has announced the 2017-18 Winter Team Academic State Champions.