Stories tagged: High School
SUNDAY, 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 …
SATURDAY, 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 …
SUNDAY, JAN. 1, 2017, 6 A.M.
High school seniors volunteer, discover career goals
It might have been following in family footsteps, or possibly too many binge-watching sessions of “Grey’s Anatomy,” or maybe it was as simple as opening the first door into the …
TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2016, 10:49 A.M.
Five Utah students stabbed at high school; teen in custody
As a group of boys at a Utah high school changed Tuesday morning into gym clothes for physical education class, a straight-A student pulled out a knife in the locker …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 12, 2016, 4:18 P.M.
Five dead teens, a stolen cop car and the ‘most horrific’ crash in decades
Firefighters who responded to a Vermont crash called it “the most horrific scene they have seen in their 10 to 15 years.”
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5, 2016
Education Notebook: FAFSA workshop scheduled at 5 local high schools
There will be FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and WASFA (Washington Application for State Financial Aid) form completion workshops at SPS high schools throughout the month.
FRIDAY, AUG. 19, 2016, 2:06 P.M.
2 coaches dead in apparent murder-suicide; teen’s body found
Two Oregon high school wrestling coaches, lifelong friends, are dead in an apparent murder-suicide and the body of a teenager who was last seen alive with one of them was …
WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2016, 5:55 P.M.
CV art students hope to tie up $50,000 grant
Central Valley High School students make final 50 in Vans sneaker contest
THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2016, 9 A.M.
Math scores slip, reading flat for nation’s 12th-graders
It’s not a promising picture for the nation’s high school seniors – they are slipping in math, not making strides in reading and only about one-third are prepared for the …
SATURDAY, FEB. 13, 2016, 6:07 P.M.
Indiana school’s 30th straight swimming title breaks record
The girls swimming team for Carmel High School in Indiana cruised to its 30th consecutive state title on Saturday, breaking the national record for the longest streak in any sport.
THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 2014
Mt. Spokane grad paints pop art piece at Mead High School
Mario DeLeon, 24, had bounced around quite a bit by the time he hit his last year of high school. He moved from Texas to Spokane, where his family owns …
MONDAY, DEC. 16, 2013
Deadline looms to finish old GED exam
SEATTLE – Thousands of Washington residents who started the GED high school equivalency test sometime this past decade but never finished now have just a few weeks to complete their …
SUNDAY, JULY 14, 2013
Math test holds up high school diplomas
SEATTLE – Just as Washington state officials predicted, most of Washington’s high school seniors are passing the statewide exams required to graduate. But that fact doesn’t make life any easier …
SUNDAY, MAY 5, 2013
North Central alumni take long route to prom
When Dave Snyder and Barbara Kolbet were seniors at North Central High School in 1971, she turned him down for a date to the prom. She wanted to be faithful …
THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2013
Scholars will be honored Monday at annual banquet
Spokane high school seniors will be honored for their academic achievement on Monday at the 21st annual Spokane Scholars Foundation Banquet. The foundation will award grants to 141 seniors from …
FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2013
Mead cruises; GP falls
TACOMA – The Mead girls basketball team has taken it up a notch the last two weeks. The upward mobility continued Thursday when the No. 1-ranked Panthers throttled the Skyline …
SATURDAY, FEB. 23, 2013
Schools say Facebook is haven for bullying
A Facebook page focusing on a Spokane high school turned vicious this week, prompting the school’s principal to issue a stern warning about possible legal action. “I’m trying to make …
SUNDAY, DEC. 30, 2012
Knights take team title
Gabe Meyers and Taylor Watkins won their respective weight classes Saturday and the East Valley Knights cruised to the title at the Battle at Beasley wrestling tournament in Pullman. Meyers …
THURSDAY, DEC. 20, 2012
Mom of twins prepares for life after graduation
Senior year can be a hectic time for high school students. College applications must be mailed, senior project deadlines loom, plus there’s the daily grind of regular schoolwork. Imagine tackling …
THURSDAY, NOV. 15, 2012
Education Notebook: Festival of arts to end Tuesday with concert
The public is invited to the Festival of the Arts concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the INB Performing Arts Center. The concert comes at the conclusion of a two-day …
SUNDAY, AUG. 19, 2012
LC celebrates century of athletic excellence
The alumni list at Lewis and Clark High is a jaw-dropper: politicians, military heroes, opera stars, actors, even a Nobel Prize winner. And athletes, dozens of them from every decade …
SATURDAY, OCT. 22, 2011
Friday’s top performances
Ben Bissell, Cheney Adam Talley, East Valley Keith Coulson, Newport Next week’s big game Threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more in the Blackhawks’ 41-0 rout of Pullman. …
SUNDAY, OCT. 9, 2011
Annual Outdoor Writing Contest open to high schoolers
It’s time for high schoolers to begin thinking about fame, fortune and the great outdoors. The Spokesman-Review is again joining the Outdoor Writers Association of America in sponsoring a contest …
SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2011
High school track legend retires
Hall of Fame Spokane Valley high school track and field coach Howard Dolphin is officially calling it quits. To commemorate the nearly 60 years of devotion and success, his family …
MONDAY, NOV. 1, 2010
North Central principal helps students think beyond school
North Central High School Principal Steven Gering was one of nine educators statewide recently honored with a Golden Apple award for making a significant change in secondary education. During the …
TUESDAY, JUNE 1, 2010, 12:10 P.M.
Shadle Park finds football coach
Shadle Park principal Herb Rotchford was looking for a man with experience to turn the Highlanders’ floundering football program around.
SATURDAY, MAY 29, 2010
LAKEWOOD, Wash. – The Stadium Tigers left no doubt that they were the best team Friday. The Ferris Saxons, though, showed why they deserved to be on the same field …
SATURDAY, MAY 29, 2010
Chymcakova in 3A semis
North Central’s Karin Chymcakova won both of her first-day matches at the State 3A championships Friday at the Vancouver Tennis Center to advance to this morning’s semifinals. The 18-year-old exchange …
SATURDAY, MAY 29, 2010
Taylor takes to long jump
Sometimes the long jump really is just about running and jumping. Just a few weeks removed from taking up the event for the first time, Northwest Christian’s Breanne Taylor overcame …
SATURDAY, MAY 29, 2010
It’s big day for Mead
TACOMA – Courtney Hutchinson witnessed her first Star Track as a first-grader when her sister Corissa was participating for Mead. After Corissa was a surprise winner in the shot put, …