Stories tagged: Mead School District
UPDATED: FRIDAY, JAN. 13, 2017, 11:06 P.M.
Health district orders some students without mumps vaccinations to stay home
The Spokane Regional Health District has ordered unvaccinated students at schools where mumps cases have been reported to stay home.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016
Mt. Spokane High School AP Scholars
Students from Mt. Spokane High School have earned AP Scholar Awards for their academic success on their Advance Placement exams. National AP Scholars
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016
Mead High School AP Scholars
Students from Mead High School have earned AP Scholar Awards for their academic success on their Advance Placement exams.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016, 12:36 A.M.
Mead program pays summer-school tuition for English Language Learners
Mead School District is covering tuition for summer school for English Language Learners this year.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016
Quiet student finds her voice through drama
The words “quiet leadership” can be used to describe senior Lyndsey Witmer from North Star School in the Mead School District.
MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2016, 5:37 P.M.
New Washington laws could prevent suicides, keep people warm during power outages
New laws cover suicide attempts, old school buildings, wood stoves in
FRIDAY, FEB. 19, 2016, 5:57 P.M.
Old school buildings would get new lease on life in bill supported by Mead district
OLYMPIA – Mead and other school districts in Washington would be allowed to extend the life of buildings they are replacing, using them to provide extra classrooms needed as class …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 3, 2016
Riverpoint Academy adds two grades
Mead’s Riverpoint Academy will open its doors to ninth- and 10th-graders starting this fall after the board of directors approved expanding the school on Jan. 25.
FRIDAY, NOV. 13, 2015, 5:24 P.M.
Teen inventors win MIT grant
Eight students from the Riverpoint Academy won a grant from MIT to build a device that will help refugees power portable electronics. They will present their final project at MIT …
THURSDAY, NOV. 12, 2015, 10 A.M.
Shawn Vestal: Book fair at Mead school just part of data-driven effort to help kids
In December, Shiloh Hills Elementary School will have a book fair for kindergartners, first-graders and second-graders. Lots of elementary schools have book fairs, of course. But the Shiloh Hills fair …
FRIDAY, OCT. 30, 2015, 2:20 P.M.
Family moves from Colorado for Mt. Spokane High School
The Russo family chose a high school for their two daughters in the same way many families pick a college. They researched and interviewed prospective schools. They visited. They spoke …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, OCT. 7, 2015
Election preview: Mead school candidates have similar concerns, different backgrounds
John Hatcher and long-time incumbent Robert Olson have similar positions on the issues in the race for a school board seat representing District 3 in the Mead School District.
UPDATED: MONDAY, SEPT. 28, 2015, 8:32 P.M.
Farwell teacher earned his ‘Star Wars’ nerd stripes
Dave Turner wasn’t born a Star Wars nerd. It was something the Farwell Elementary music teacher earned by building his own TIE fighter costume.
MONDAY, SEPT. 28, 2015, 11:27 A.M.
Spokane music teacher gives back with ‘Star Wars’ costume
Dave Turner wasn’t born a Star Wars nerd. It was something the Farwell Elementary music teacher earned.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 5, 2015
No room for full-day kindergarten at some schools
Two elementary schools in Mead and one in Central Valley turned down state money for full-day kindergarten programs because they don’t have enough room. At the end of the latest …
THURSDAY, JULY 30, 2015
Mead School District teachers take reading to neighborhoods
He circled warily, his small bike wobbly on the grassy lawn of the North Side apartment complex. He glanced at the boxes of books as he circled ever closer. Finally, …
TUESDAY, JULY 14, 2015, 7:22 P.M.
County Commission approves controversial Wandermere apartments
Spokane County Commissioners gave the go-ahead Tuesday night for construction of a controversial apartment complex near Wandermere Golf Course.
THURSDAY, JULY 2, 2015, 2:19 P.M.
EWU rocket soars to 3rd place in competition
The rocket, which was built by about 25 students in EWU rocketry club, carried a plane designed and built by students of Mead School District’s Riverpoint Academy, an alternative high …
TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 2015
Recently reinstated, Sean Carty resigns as Mead football coach
After losing his job as Mead High School football coach in late March and having it restored on appeal in late May, Sean Carty announced to parents on Monday that …
SATURDAY, MAY 23, 2015
Mead teachers will not join Spokane Public Schools walkout
Mead School District teachers will not join teachers in Spokane Public Schools and the East Valley School District in a walkout on Wednesday. The teachers voted Friday morning against a …
FRIDAY, MAY 22, 2015
East Valley teachers to join walkout
Teachers in the East Valley School District voted Thursday to join Spokane Public Schools teachers in a one-day strike on Wednesday, but teachers in the Central Valley and Cheney school …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2015, 8:59 P.M.
East Valley teachers vote to join walkout; Central Valley and Cheney teachers will stay on job
Teachers in the East Valley School District voted Thursday to join Spokane Public Schools teachers in a one day walkout on Wednesday but teachers in the Central Valley and Cheney …
THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 2015
Spokane County could restrict Wandermere apartment complex
Spokane County commissioners may be able to set restrictions on a proposed controversial apartment complex near Wandermere Golf Course. The developer, Rudeen Development, proposed to county officials this week capping …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 11, 2015
Commissioners hear neighborhood plea against Wandermere apartment complex proposal
Two Spokane County commissioners heard an earful from residents young and old living near a proposed 354-unit apartment complex near Wandermere Golf Course on Tuesday night. The biggest ovation of …
SATURDAY, NOV. 29, 2014
Troubled property in Mead district to be cleaned up
Land near the Boys and Girls Club in north Spokane that’s become notorious for meth labs, criminal activity and garbage will be cleaned up, with costs shared by Spokane County …
SATURDAY, NOV. 8, 2014
Startup Weekend demands winning pitch and lots of teamwork
The battle to come out a winner during the latest Startup Weekend Spokane starts from the moment people walk through the door. The event, the sixth over the past three …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 8, 2014
Swing sets becoming scarce on school playgrounds
Swings, once the emblem of school playgrounds, are slowly disappearing, with only two swing sets remaining in Washington’s second-largest school district. Students at Hamblen Elementary School frequently ask Shelley Redinger, …
MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2014
State laws mean new graduation requirements for high school seniors
High school seniors are miffed. A new law in Washington tossing out culminating projects as a state-mandated graduation requirement kicks in a year too late for them.
THURSDAY, NOV. 14, 2013
High-schooler Adam Parish hones his pitch for Startup Weekend Spokane
Adam Parish, 17, plans to start and run a successful company someday. Startup Weekend Spokane is part of that plan. A few years ago, the high school senior was shy, …
THURSDAY, NOV. 14, 2013
M.E.A.D. students mirror project after ‘Shark Tank’
The sharks that swam through M.E.A.D. Thursday evening didn’t seem that ferocious – in fact they seemed downright friendly. Members of Spokane’s business community including representatives from Desautel Hege and …