Stories tagged: North Central High School
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 …
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017
Iraqi refugee, North Central student, thrives in Spokane despite close call with President Trump’s travel ban
Farrah Faeq was just coming into her own in Spokane when President Donald Trump announced his first travel ban in early 2017.
UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 9:44 a.m.
With dying wish, Vietnam veteran receives diploma from North Central High School
After nearly half a century of waiting, a terminally ill Vietnam veteran received his high school diploma from North Central High School on Wednesday.
Sun., June 18, 2017
Kelly Walters: Mr. James sparked white-hot desire to pursue science
He learned how to do DNA research in the lab at Eastern Washington University and then posed the radical question: Why can’t we do the same thing with my high …
Wed., May 31, 2017, noon
Father’s death intensified NC senior’s desire to attend college
North Central senior KiArra Thompson will be one of the first to say that your life can change overnight.
UPDATED: Sun., May 21, 2017, 7:56 p.m.
Man arrested with drugs, handgun in possession after leading police on foot chase near North Central High School
A man with a loaded handgun in his waistband and drugs in his possession was arrested after a brief foot chase with police early Sunday morning.
UPDATED: Thu., May 11, 2017, 9:57 p.m.
Former North Central football coach Art Bauer dies
Art Bauer, who coached football at North Central High School for 17 years and led the Indians to a Greater Spokane League title in 1977, died Thursday.
Thu., April 20, 2017
100 years ago in Montana: Spokane girl dies after suffering from diptheria on a stalled train
Mr. and Mrs. Chester Styff, of Spokane, were compelled to watch their daughter, Violet, 4, suffer the ravages of diptheria – far from medical help. They were returning to Spokane …
Thu., April 6, 2017, 6 a.m.
Audubon Park sidewalk aims to increase access, prompts running community concerns
One of the first projects to provide greater pedestrian access into Spokane city parks has drawn some skepticism from runners in the Audubon neighborhood. Park planners and the coach of …
Fri., March 31, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Solemn crowd of 5,000 lines streets to salute troops headed to World War I
“Spokane’s group of soldier boys left yesterday for American Lake,” said The Spokesman-Review. “… Never in the history of the city has such a splendid lot of young men answered …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 11:22 p.m.
Shadle Park High School student arrested on assault, firearm charges
A juvenile male Shadle Park High School student was taken into custody earlier today after allegedly assaulting another student off campus.
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 4:47 p.m.
Teen carrying BB rifle causes alarm in North Spokane
Multiple reports of a person walking around with a rifle prompted the lock-down of North Central High School and Garfield Elementary School for a little over an hour early Tuesday …
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, 11:28 a.m.
Small fire prompts evacuation at North Central High School
A spark from a welding torch started a small fire Wednesday morning at North Central High School, forcing students to evacuate for more than an hour.
Thu., June 9, 2016, 11:11 p.m.
Baylee Mires qualifies for women’s 800-meter finals
Former Mead High School standout Baylee Mires, now running for the Washington Huskies, placed eighth in the women’s 800-meter semifinals on Thursday and qualified for Saturday’s 4:47 p.m. finals.
Wed., June 1, 2016
At North Central, youngest of 10 finds her path
Lexus Simmons loves her mother, but because of circumstances is not able to see her very much. At age 17, Simmons is the youngest of 10 half-, step- and full …
Wed., March 23, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: Controversial play scheduled to open
From our archives, 100 years ago Rehearsals began at the American Theater of a controversial play by Edward Sheldon. It had a title we cannot print today — but The …
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: Bulldog attacks spectators at basketball game at North Central High School
From our archives, 100 years ago A snarling bulldog swaggered into a basketball game at North Central High School and committed a series of flagrant fouls.
Thu., Nov. 12, 2015
School stages raising their curtains
This weekend Ferris opens “Shrek,” NC opens “Harvey,” and Northwest Christian opens “The Importance of being Earnest”
Thu., Sept. 3, 2015
North Central to get solar panels to teach about energy
North Central High School has a powerful new teaching aid – solar generating panels. The Institute of Science and Technology at the high school is installing 36 solar panels capable …
Thu., June 4, 2015
Life’s twists, turns don’t faze NC grad
When North Central counselor Kerry Trepus describes senior Lacey Sutton, she uses a baseball metaphor to make her point: “Life will throw Lacey some curveballs,” Trepus said, “but she’ll be …
Thu., June 4, 2015
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Thu., May 21, 2015
NC, Rogers students honored for being first in family to graduate
Lacey Sutton is the first in her family to graduate from high school, an accomplishment the Spokane teen calls a decent start. “I don’t like to feel too proud of …
Sun., May 10, 2015
Young cancer survivor finishes Gonzaga degree
When Carissa Outen walks across the stage to receive her diploma from Gonzaga University today, she’ll have an anchor on her mortarboard. It’s in memory of one of her heroes, …
Fri., March 13, 2015
Jim Kershner’s this day in history
From our archives, 100 years ago The senior girls of North Central High School decided on an admirable project: To make their own graduation dresses, at under $5 per dress.
Thu., Jan. 22, 2015
Jim Kershner’s This Day in History
From our archives, 100 years ago Spokane police were confident one of Spokane’s most famous fugitives, murder suspect Preston Thayer, finally had been nabbed by authorities in Boulder, Montana.
Thu., Oct. 30, 2014
True Colors project uses student-written essays as performance script
Witnessing a suicide, struggling with diabetes, fighting depression, shoplifting, being emotionally abused and wanting desperately to be liked by a boy – all are topics of teen essays brought to …
Thu., Oct. 16, 2014
North Central students all pass AP Cambridge course
North Central High School students risking their GPA in a new advanced placement course did it again – they aced the national exam. This is the second year in a …
Thu., Oct. 9, 2014
Jim Kershner’s this day in history
From our archives, 100 years ago The Rev. Mark A. Matthews, “the black-maned lion of Seattle,” roared his prohibition message to a cheering crowd of 1,200 at North Central High …
Thu., Sept. 4, 2014
North Central’s Institute of Science and Technology opens with fanfare
Students at North Central High School received a special welcome on their first day of school. Elected officials and school administrators joined students before classes Wednesday to unveil a three-story …
Sat., Aug. 16, 2014
Area schools see flux as new year nears
Hallways filled with boxes and stacked furniture, classrooms awaiting a carpenter’s hand or a paintbrush or bathrooms in various stages of disrepair – any or all of that could unnerve …