Stories tagged: Ferris High School
Sun., March 3, 2019, 5 a.m.
It all started over a tattoo and a pair of sneakers. Records released this past week by Spokane Public Schools reveal what started the Jan. 24 altercation that prompted a …
Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 5 a.m.
Ferris High School graduate Alyssa Waggoner, a college student in San Diego with family still in Spokane, will appear as a contestant in the March 20 episode of the CBS …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 10:30 p.m.
Ferris High School resource officer resigns; Spokane School Board hears public concerns of ‘implicit bias’
Three weeks after an African-American student was pinned by a resource officer at Ferris High School, dozens of citizens contended implicit bias within the district exists.
Sun., Feb. 10, 2019
Private donations of musical instruments or successful campaigns for specific equipment can make a big impact for music programs at area schools, but they are extremely rare.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 9:59 a.m.
Shawn Vestal: Cursory Google search would have caught red flags in Spokane school resource officer hire
An internal affairs report deepens the questions about how Spokane Public Schools hired a former deputy for a job at Ferris High School. Even if Shawn Audie was justified in …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 9:54 p.m.
Officer Shawn Audie, a former Spokane County sheriff’s deputy, had been accused of excessive force several times before the Jan. 24 incident at Ferris.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 2, 2019, 2:06 p.m.
A fight at Ferris High School, in which a resource officer put his knee to a student’s neck, is drawing scrutiny about why Spokane Public Schools hired a former deputy …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 8:21 p.m.
Ferris High School was on lockdown Thursday afternoon following a fight involving several students.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 11:02 a.m.
Andy McCune, a 2014 Ferris High School graduate, was named to Forbes Magazine’s list of “30 under 30,” which recognizes young entrepreneurs.
Sun., Oct. 28, 2018
When the College Board chose 100 schools to offer “pre-AP” courses to all freshmen, Spokane was the only district in the nation to get all of its comprehensive high schools …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 10:19 p.m.
Former Ferris High School football coach Jim Sharkey, who was investigated for allegedly exposing himself to students and allowing hazing of his players, will continue to be employed by Spokane …
Tue., Oct. 23, 2018
Those high school stereotypes are easy to apply and so hard to defy – unless you’re Jacob Erdman, who definitely isn’t your everyday nerd.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 6:17 p.m.
An assistant football coach at Ferris High School was arrested early Friday morning under suspicion of child rape.
Thu., May 31, 2018, 6:09 a.m.
On the court, at the track and in the classroom, senior Michael Ervin is seen by many as a great athlete or a top student, but in the hallways at …
UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 10:27 p.m.
Three weeks after being named the National Teacher of the Year, Mandy Manning finally has a chance to reflect.
UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018, 9:31 p.m.
Ferris High School’s Mandy Manning was named the National Teacher of the Year.
UPDATED: Thu., March 29, 2018, 11:14 p.m.
A group of teenagers from various Spokane high schools peppered Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers with a variety gun-related questions Thursday at Ferris High School.
Thu., March 8, 2018
Ferris High School parents take audiences down the yellow brick road in Ham on Regal’s ‘The Wizard of Hogz’
Ham on Regal opens Sunday and runs through March 17 at Ferris High School.
UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 3:27 p.m.
Morgan McGovern is on a fast track at Ferris High School to pursue a college degree and career plans in medicine.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 8:54 p.m.
Ferris High School’s Mandy Manning has been named a finalist for National Teacher of the Year.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 9:55 a.m.
Syrian refugees struggled to communicate until they learned American Sign Language at Ferris High School
Three deaf Syrian children have gone most of their lives without language, their education truncated by years of turmoil and flight. Now they are beginning to learn their first comprehensive …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 10:10 p.m.
Two local high schools announced on social media Wednesday that their students and staff will be wearing the Freeman High School colors Thursday in a show of solidarity.
Tue., July 11, 2017
Spokesman-Review reporter Rachel Alexander will speak at the opening reception of “Coming to America,” which features excerpts from a series of articles she wrote earlier this year that told the …
UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 9:55 p.m.
Spokane hopes to finish revising its all-encompassing plan document in a vote next week, as concerns linger about a controversial road project that would link two thruways on the upper …
UPDATED: Thu., June 1, 2017, 4:32 p.m.
Just four years ago, Ferris High School student Rawia Ahmed, a refugee from Sudan, did not know English. Now she is graduating with a 3.3 grade-point average and will attend …
UPDATED: Wed., April 26, 2017, 12:46 p.m.
When it came time to pick a sport, Max Thompson couldn’t choose. Pick a sport? No. He picked three sports.
Fri., March 31, 2017, 6:36 a.m.
A student was booked into Spokane County’s juvenile jail Thursday after he was accused of threatening in a text to blow up Ferris High School. The student had earlier been …
Sun., March 19, 2017, 5 a.m.
Longtime Ferris football coach and teacher Jim Sharkey has been suspended with pay for the past six weeks as school officials investigate claims that he exposed himself to players at …
Fri., Feb. 3, 2017, 6 a.m.
Spokane Public Schools will eliminate valedictorian system, class ranking to ‘dampen’ academic arms race
Within the next five years, Spokane Public Schools will eliminate the valedictorian system as well as class rankings for high school students.
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016
Also this week: West Valley opens “Dracula,” West Valley Early Learning Center hosts open house, Roosevelt wins grant for school garden.