Stories tagged: High School
Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 9:03 a.m.
Vashon Island High School creating gender neutral bathrooms
The Vashon Island School District has converted two of the school’s gender-segregated bathrooms into restrooms open to everyone.
Sat., Dec. 23, 2017, 5:46 p.m.
Outdoor writing contest: Brother Wouldn’t Know
“Turner, let’s go camping!” my dad calls down the stairs
Sat., Dec. 23, 2017, 5:41 p.m.
Outdoor writing contest: Special Place
As I stand in the center of the ring of trees I know so well, a gentle breeze washes over the quickly darkening forest, blowing my long brown hair to …
Sat., Dec. 23, 2017, 5:36 p.m.
Outdoor writing runner-up: Buck Fever
The weather in the middle of August in Spokane was guaranteed to be hot and dry. Especially in the late afternoon, which was time to go hunting.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 23, 2017, 6:38 p.m.
Outdoor writing winner: A Taste of Flight
When I looked up to the sky, I did not see any blue. The azure heavens had been replaced with a mosaic of rich reds, glowing greens, cool cobalts, pastel …
Sat., Dec. 23, 2017, 5:19 p.m.
Outdoor Writing Contest 2017 winners announced
A story by Sydney Lyman, a junior at Mead High School, has been judged the best of 111 entries to win The Spokesman-Review’s 2017 Outdoor Writing Contest for high school …
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, noon
WVHS band halfway to goal for Soul Steppers gear
The West Valley High School marching band and color guard last year experienced the opportunity to play in the Veteran’s Day Parade and Band of Pride Patriotic Concert in New …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
2 high school students reportedly shot in Graham
Washington state authorities say two male students have been shot near a high school in the small city of Graham near Tacoma.
Sat., Nov. 25, 2017
Linda Clark: Idaho making it easier to apply for college
The Idaho State Board of Education believes there is a postsecondary path and a bright future for every student. We strive to help them see and realize their potential.
Sun., Oct. 22, 2017
Sarah Bain: We must talk with kids about suicide, then listen
As a teenager, my grief was killing me, but no one allowed me to grieve. I had no one to talk to about these thoughts.
Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 5:10 p.m.
Wyoming teachers to return after ‘shooting at Trump’ answer
Two Wyoming high school English teachers are set to return to class after giving a computerized quiz that included the possible answer: “He was shooting at Trump.”
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 4:05 p.m.
Win over Gonzaga Prep carries lesson for Central Valley team
Central Valley pounded out a rare win at home over Gonzaga Prep last week.
Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 9:19 a.m.
School locked down after students fight, then parents brawl
Authorities said a New York high school had to be placed on lockdown after a fight broke out among students and another brawl erupted when their parents arrived.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 11:33 p.m.
Moscow takes high school shooting threat seriously
Moscow Police Chief James Fry confirmed Thursday a handwritten list of 10 names under the heading “people to shoot” is part of the investigation into threats allegedly made against students …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 2:09 p.m.
Families use strategies to land scholarships
Spokane-area school leaders encourage that students start early and think ahead, because scholarship dollars are out there – sometimes unclaimed – from local, state and national sources.
Thu., July 20, 2017, 12:02 p.m.
Boy gets probation for starting fire at Montana high school
A teenager has been sentenced to probation and must pay restitution for an arson fire that caused $3 million in damage at a Montana high school.
UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 3:27 p.m.
Steve Christilaw: Sweat equity will pay off for runners in fall
I was sitting on my back deck, sipping on an iced tea the other afternoon. And I actually broke a sweat.
Wed., June 21, 2017, 2:50 p.m.
Border League Football Camp draws region’s prep players
On the first day of summer, the parking lot at Central Valley High School is already packed by 9 a.m., but instead of big yellow school buses dropping off the …
Fri., June 9, 2017
Editorial: Kill biology, but don’t undermine testing
Some lawmakers see this as an opportunity to sever the link between the math and English assessments and graduation. Not so fast.
UPDATED: Wed., June 7, 2017, 9:40 a.m.
Biology test could keep diploma from thousands of Washington high school seniors
Thousands of high school seniors who have failed their biology assessment test may need help from the Legislature to get their diploma.
Wed., June 7, 2017
Spring sports season ends with a bang
The spring never seemed to arrive until the very end of the 2016-17 season, but once it did, the season ended with a bang.
Sun., March 26, 2017
Survey finds exchange students think US high schools easier
Despite a push in recent years to make the U.S. education system more competitive and effective, foreign exchange students continue to view American high school experience as much less stimulating, …
UPDATED: Thu., March 23, 2017, 6:16 p.m.
Maryland high school thrust into immigration debate after rape allegation
A Maryland high school has been thrust into the national immigration debate after a 14-year-old student said she was raped in a bathroom there by two classmates, including one who …
Wed., March 22, 2017, 9:46 a.m.
Seattle-area youth bowling coach facing child porn charge
A youth bowling coach from the Seattle area has been charged with possessing images of child pornography that show him sexually abusing one of his team members.
Thu., March 9, 2017, 6:59 p.m.
Complaint filed against judge in locker room assault case
The panel that disciplines judges in Idaho said it will investigate a complaint filed against the judge who sentenced a teen to probation for sexually assaulting a high school football …
Thu., March 2, 2017
Petition seeks to unseat judge after sentencing in Dietrich attack on disabled student
An online petition drive has drawn more than 165,000 signatures urging the Idaho Judicial Council to remove Judge Randy Stoker from the bench in response to Stoker sentencing a teen …
Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 9:21 p.m.
Bill would allow Native graduates to wear regalia
Aspen Many Hides recalled being in tears as she stood in line five years ago waiting to receive her high school diploma in Polson. Her mother was frantically trying to …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 6:47 p.m.
Judge sentences high school football player in assault case
An Idaho judge has sentenced a high school football player to three years of probation and 300 hours of community service after prosecutors said he took part in a brutal …
Sun., Feb. 5, 2017, 6 a.m.
Rare glass-blowing studio heats up at Butte High
In places like Italy, glass-blowing is a life-long skill perfected in 20-year apprentices and a full-time commitment to the art. At Butte High School, though, the newly open glass-blowing studio …
Sat., Jan. 28, 2017
Debate team a role model for politicians
Unlike last year’s presidential debates, there were no claims of malfunctioning microphones or leaked questions. Once again, the kids and their competitors outclassed much of what we see from candidates …