Stories tagged: First day of school
Wed., Sept. 7, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: ‘Students lulled by a long vacation’ about to be pounced in the classroom
From our archives, 100 years ago A Spokesman-Review editorial writer penned a tongue-in-cheek essay about the first day of school.
Sat., Aug. 31, 2013
EV implements kindergarten-through-eighth-grade system
Teachers at Otis Orchards School greeted students Thursday as they entered for their first day of school. “Welcome back,” said Principal Suzanne Savall before hugging the students.
Thu., Sept. 2, 2010
Photos, lunch box notes among first day of school traditions
To commemorate her granddaughter’s first day of kindergarten, Spokane resident Catherine Marko created a report card grading Greta’s best skills – hugs, crafts and “being a good princess.” The girl …
Thu., Aug. 27, 2009
Back to the books
This first day of school is no ordinary one for Freeman School District. The old high school has been largely torn down for an “aggressive modernization,” and high school classes …
Sat., Aug. 22, 2009
BACK TO THE BOOKS
It’s a day usually greeted with either terror or joy – the first day of school. The smell of freshly sharpened pencils and the rustling of fresh paper will soon …