Stories tagged: Lewis and Clark High School
UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 12:38 p.m.
Lewis and Clark junior strives to keep student voices alive in debate over school shootings
Dylan Soth wants to keep momentum going among the young voices calling for change following the shooting in Parkland, Florida.
UPDATED: Tue., April 17, 2018, 10:29 a.m.
$60,000 split among top students in Spokane County; Lewis and Clark represented in each category
Connor Cremers only remembers one lesson from his kindergarten class. It was a math lesson with snowmen. He was hooked. Recognized as the top science student in Spokane County, he …
UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 7:36 a.m.
Lewis and Clark student’s survey helps persuade committee to delay new sex ed curriculum for Spokane Public Schools
With the ongoing debate over how Spokane students should be taught sex education, a senior from Lewis and Clark High School sat down Wednesday and delivered her research project that …
Mon., April 9, 2018
Locking classrooms becomes latest safety measure in Spokane schools
When the 2,000 students return from spring break Monday at Lewis and Clark High School, they will be part of the next generation of school safety: studying in classes behind …
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018, 10:51 p.m.
Students across Spokane area participate in nationwide school walkout
From Mead in the north to Lewis and Clark in the south and across the state line to Coeur d’Alene High School in the east, students across the region walked …
Fri., March 9, 2018, 6 a.m.
The spirit of 17: Sacajawea Middle School students and staff build a plan to honor Florida shooting victims
Sacajawea Middle School has found a way to honor Florida school shooting victims while averting disciplinary measures of a walkout.
Wed., Jan. 31, 2018
100 years ago in Spokane: City promotes vaccination as 20 people contract smallpox
A Spokane Daily Chronicle headline said, “Vaccination! It’s Getting to Be Quite the Thing.” Fourteen people showed up at the city health office to get a smallpox vaccination.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 9:57 a.m.
Family, friends say 16-year-old Sudan refugee missing since Friday
The family and friends of a 16-year-old refugee from Sudan are asking the public’s help in locating the missing teen.
Fri., Nov. 24, 2017
100 years ago in Washington state: Going without meat, wheat and sherbert a ‘patriotic duty’
Food – its scarcity, not bounty – was uppermost in people’s minds as the holidays approached. “The Northwest must settle down to a more intensive conservation of food and more …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 7:42 p.m.
Jerry Campbell, football star at LC, Idaho and the CFL, dead at 73
Jerry “Soupy” Campbell, an overachiever at Lewis and Clark High School, the University of Idaho and the Canadian Football League, died Wednesday.
Thu., June 15, 2017
Lewis and Clark scholarship rewards students who’ve overcome life challenges
On Thursday, June 8, three Lewis and Clark High School seniors were awarded scholarships to go toward their college education. The awards were presented to students who “has overcome personal …
Wed., May 31, 2017
Lewis and Clark High School senior successful by just going for it
Minutes before stepping into a debate tournament, Lewis and Clark High School senior Ashley Amado received an email from Stanford University. Knowing she wouldn’t be able to focus on anything …
Sat., May 20, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Arctic explorer Robert E. Peary to give speech at Lewis and Clark High School
Spokane was preparing for the arrival of Rear Admiral Robert E. Peary, the famed arctic explorer. City dignitaries planned to greet Peary at the train station and take him “on …
UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 7:20 a.m.
Blessings Under the Bridge eviction notice puts spotlight on homelessness
When Lewis and Clark High School Principal Marybeth Smith drove down the alleys under Interstate 90 last week, she was surprised to find close to 50 homeless camps on or …
Wed., April 19, 2017, noon
LC senior takes second place in Holocaust observance creative writing contest high school division
Sophie Carter, a senior at Lewis and Clark High School, took second place in the Spokane Community Observance of the Holocaust art and creative writing contests with her essay, “Macht …
Thu., March 2, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Foreign exchange student arrested on suspicion of rape
A high school foreign exchange student from Germany was arrested on suspicion of rape after a high school party.
Mon., Dec. 26, 2016, 5 a.m.
High school student’s poignant speech on tolerance continues to resonate nearly one year later
When high school senior Ava Sharifi gave a speech about tolerance and acceptance, she struck a nerve. Thousands watched her impassioned talk to fellow Lewis and Clark students on YouTube …
Sat., Nov. 19, 2016
Young voices on the election
Lewis and Clark High School students comment on the election.
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: Ex-wife of world champion boxer explains her conversion to Christianity
From our archive, 100 years ago The former Countess Zellen, a French opera star and now the wife of champion boxer “Ruby Bob” Fitzsimmons, arrived in Spokane in her new …
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: Lewis and Clark High School student fractures skull in pushball match
From our archive, 100 years ago A festive field day at Spokane’s high school athletic stadium ended in near-tragedy when Harry Lewis, 17, suffered a critical skull fracture.
Wed., Aug. 17, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: School district expands night classes for girls
From our archives, 100 years ago Lewis and Clark High School’s night class schedule included – for the first time in its history – classes in salesmanship for girls.
Sun., June 26, 2016, 4 a.m.
Two Lewis and Clark students headed for USA Boxing Junior Olympic National Championships
Two Lewis and Clark High School students are traveling to Texas this weekend with legitimate chances to earn national junior boxing titles.
Thu., April 21, 2016, 5 a.m.
Education notebook: Ferris teacher earns national excellence award
Weekly roundup of school news
Fri., April 8, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: Lewis and Clark PTA vows to combat ‘scandalous and terrible’ rumors
From our archives, 100 years ago Were Lewis and Clark High School students immoral?
Fri., April 1, 2016, 7 a.m.
100 years ago in Spokane: Teaching most popular career option for girls at Lewis and Clark
Each girl at Lewis and Clark High School was asked to name her chosen future vocation; only three replied “to be married.”
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 8:02 p.m.
High school speech imploring acceptance strikes a nerve
A high school senior’s call for acceptance is gaining traction online.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 6, 2015, 10:31 p.m.
Shawn Vestal: North Face founder returns to Spokane to share experiences of his entrepreneurial climb
Hap Klopp was riding in a Copenhagen taxi last year when he spotted a familiar design on the shoulder of the driver’s jacket: the North Face logo.
“I was thinking, ‘I …
Fri., Sept. 25, 2015
Bomb threat called in to LC high school
Lewis and Clark High School students and staff briefly evacuated the building Thursday afternoon after a bomb threat was phoned in, but police found no explosives. The school received the …
Tue., Sept. 15, 2015
College credit funding shift affects high schools differently
Changes to state funding of the popular Running Start program have created inconsistencies for some Spokane-area high school students. In May, the Legislature divided funding for Running Start, adding a …
Fri., June 12, 2015
Jim Kershner’s This day in history
From our archives, 100 years ago William “Bill” Shannon, 69, “terror to evildoers,” died peacefully at his Spokane home at age 69.