Stories tagged: rogers high school
Wed., May 31, 2017
Rogers High School senior propelled by perseverance
The epitome of resilience, Jatayah Phelps has traveled far and wide to get where she is today. Living a life impoverished, Phelps had no consistency in her life until she …
Sun., April 16, 2017
At Spokane-area schools, Gay Straight Alliances reflect an evolution in attitude
There has been a broad cultural shift throughout schools in the Spokane area, according to members and advisers of local alliances interviewed by The Spokesman-Review. While progress has been uneven …
Sat., April 8, 2017
Heidi Mitchell: How we fund schools as important as how much
We must direct more money into the grossly unfunded interventions designed to help students in greatest need.
UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017, 11:45 a.m.
Spokane’s Rogers High School featured in New York Times showcasing efforts to help poor students succeed in college
The New York Times published a story Thursday about John R. Rogers High School and the work done there, and district wide, to send more students to college.
Wed., June 1, 2016
Rogers High senior plans for a future in medicine
The quinceanera is an important tradition in the lives of many young women of Latin American heritage. For Diana Ramirez-Torres, 18, it became an interstate and international event that finally …
UPDATED: Sat., March 26, 2016, 6:43 p.m.
Sanders trounces Clinton in Washington caucuses, captures Spokane County
Democrats in Spokane County and much of Washington appear to favor Bernie Sanders for president. Social media reports indicate strong support for Sanders at many of today’s caucus locations, including …
Thu., March 17, 2016, 6:15 p.m.
Shadle Park High School teen expelled for aggressive behavior with multiple girls
Police have arrested a 17-year-old Shadle Park High School student suspected of being sexually aggressive with several girls on school property.
Wed., Jan. 6, 2016, 7:59 p.m.
Fundraiser pits young debaters against state senators
In a small basement boxing ring two young debaters squared off against two Washington State senators Wednesday night. The second-year event, Rhetoric in the Ring, raised money for the Rogers …
Fri., Oct. 30, 2015, 12:56 p.m.
Rogers student jailed on suspicion of making bomb threat
A student has been arrested on suspicion of making a bomb threat Wednesday at Rogers High School.
Wed., Oct. 28, 2015, 3:55 p.m.
Rogers High School evacuated after threat
Students at Rogers High School were evacuated Wednesday afternoon after the third bomb threat in three weeks.
Wed., Oct. 21, 2015
Rogers honors six new Walk of Fame members
Six new inductees slated for Rogers High School’s Walk of Fame
Fri., June 19, 2015
End-of-year tests add hurdles to education system
Tomie Tsosie Leeds made the honor roll again with a 3.5 grade-point average. Now if he can only graduate.
Wed., June 10, 2015
Focused effort yields graduation dividend
Mackenzie McIntyre’s first year at Rogers High School was especially difficult. By the time she was a freshman, McIntyre had grown tired of moving around Spokane with her mother, who …
Thu., June 4, 2015
Best of intentions pay off for Rogers grad
Before she started at Rogers High School, Mia Sanchez set out to graduate with a 4.0 grade-point average. Four years later, she’s about to accomplish that goal and many others, …
Thu., June 4, 2015
Rogers High School
Class of 2015 Expected to graduate are:
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 …
Thu., April 2, 2015
Doug Clark: Rogers grad’s pet rocked the world
Gary Dahl, Spokane’s biggest Rock Star, is dead. I know. The name didn’t mean a bushel of beans to me, either.
Fri., Feb. 20, 2015
Rogers High Pirates’ hard work, trust pay off on and off the court
Midway through practice for the biggest game of their lives, the Rogers High School basketball players were going through the motions and the emotions, most of them unhealthy. Heads were …
Fri., Feb. 6, 2015, 11:33 a.m.
Power out at Rogers H.S., students released
Rogers High School’s students are being sent home after the building lost power about 9 a.m.
Fri., Feb. 6, 2015
Seahawks tease in obituary would have drawn laugh, wife says
Michael Vedvik was a longtime Seahawks fan. So his wife thinks he’d laugh about the last line in his obituary that ran Thursday: “We blame the Seahawks lousy play call …
Fri., Dec. 5, 2014
Shawn Vestal: Story of returned 1946 copy of ‘Gone With the Wind’ grows
The story of Rogers High School’s wandering copy of “Gone With the Wind” just keeps going – now with a possible exoneration of sorts. A copy of Margaret Mitchell’s massive …
Wed., Dec. 3, 2014
City Council members don boxing gloves for Rogers debate club benefit
A bout in a Spokane boxing ring ended peacefully Tuesday, although not without fervor over a fairy tale and strong words about pens and swords. Spokane’s City Council President Ben …
Tue., Dec. 2, 2014
School library’s late fees ‘Gone With the Wind’
A 1946 copy of “Gone With the Wind,” long thought lost, was returned to Rogers High School’s library in the wake of a handwritten letter and a promise to waive …
Fri., June 13, 2014
Veteran overcomes brain injury to obtain master’s at EWU
Chris Carver spent weeks in a coma after encountering an improvised explosive device in Iraq. Doctors gave him little chance of survival; the U.S. Army flew his wife and parents …
Thu., May 22, 2014
Driven to make most of busy life
Kendra Canton is a young woman with boundless energy, a busy life and some grown-up responsibilities – all of which she handles with grace and a strong sense of faith, …
Thu., May 22, 2014
Rogers High School
Class of 2014 Expected to graduate are:
Thu., May 1, 2014
Students serve community through STCU project
When Dishman Hills High School student Andru Maughan hand delivered a bag of storybooks and stuffed animals to a patient in Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital, he knew from the smile …
Thu., April 3, 2014
Rogers students clean up Hillyard cemetery
It’s the little cemetery that refuses to die. Hillyard Evergreen Cemetery has been put up for sale as prime industrial land, abandoned by its owners and caretakers, and altogether led …
Thu., Feb. 27, 2014
Achievement, pride soar at Spokane’s Rogers High School
Graduation rates are up. Report card “F”s are down. Math scores are up. Fights are down. Attendance is up. Drug busts are down. Pride is up. Success at Rogers High …
Thu., Jan. 16, 2014
Sandberg’s coach, Ken Eilmes, dies at 76
Battling cancer for some time, former North Central High School teacher and baseball coach Ken Eilmes – who instructed Hall of Fame baseball player Ryne Sandberg – held on until …