Stories tagged: Spokane Public Schools
UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 9:41 a.m.
A parent concerned about girls arriving to school in attire not warm enough for the weather and in too-high heels proposed girls wear uniforms at Spokane public schools.
Sun., March 17, 2019, 5 a.m.
An 84-page report released in January identified several improvements for Spokane Public Schools’ organized programs available to highly capable students, including schedule changes, increased communication between teachers and parents and …
UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019, 10:23 p.m.
Washington bill would allow parents to give students marijuana extract drugs on public school grounds
The bill, which has been introduced twice before in the Washington Legislature, is intended to allow students with a documented condition treated by marijuana to receive the drug on campuses, …
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 10:31 p.m.
After a weekend in jail, 18-year-old Ryan Lee – the former student accused three separate times of threatening to shoot students at Lewis and Clark High School – is again …
Mon., March 11, 2019, 5 a.m.
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is a national career and technical student organization that attempts to provide personal growth, leadership development and career preparation opportunities for students. At …
Mon., March 4, 2019, 6 a.m.
Spokane Public Schools is failing to connect with minority students on the subject of safety and discipline, board members were reminded this past week.They also were confronted with numbers suggesting …
Sun., March 3, 2019, 5 a.m.
It all started over a tattoo and a pair of sneakers. Records released this past week by Spokane Public Schools reveal what started the Jan. 24 altercation that prompted a …
UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 7:46 a.m.
Suspect in social media threats against Lewis and Clark out of jail as parents post $100,000 cash bond; attorney claims no evidence of wrongdoing
Ryan Lee, accused twice of making social media threats against students at Lewis and Clark High School out of jail, His attorney claims police arrested the wrong guy.
Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 5 a.m.
The McCleary fix needs more fixing, and the state has yet to figure out a solution.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019, 8:39 a.m.
Take a deep breath and consider this: Perhaps the most innovative pilot program at Spokane Public Schools is commanded by a captain who tells his audience to reach for the …
Mon., Feb. 25, 2019, 5 a.m.
The network of quality child care in Spokane and beyond is fraying at the edges. Some call it a national crisis. For providers in Washington state, higher minimum wages costs …
Sun., Feb. 24, 2019, 5 a.m.
Five years from now, expect to see a bigger budget for window cleaners at Spokane Public Schools. The vision for middle schools took flight this week, and it’s a transparent …
Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 5 a.m.
Let me get this straight: Federal funding is being used to pay $20 “rewards” to Spokane teenagers who skip sex-ed courses and take an online abstinence course instead?
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:24 p.m.
With help from federal grant, group urges parents to opt-out of Spokane Public Schools sex ed curriculum in favor of abstinence-based concept
Even in the chill of winter, the subject of sex education will stoke a few fires.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:17 p.m.
When it comes to the future of libraries in Spokane, civic leaders aren’t going by the book – they’re writing a new one. It’s been a great read so far. …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 10:30 p.m.
Ferris High School resource officer resigns; Spokane School Board hears public concerns of ‘implicit bias’
Three weeks after an African-American student was pinned by a resource officer at Ferris High School, dozens of citizens contended implicit bias within the district exists.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 3:53 p.m.
With more snow arriving overnight, Spokane Public Schools announced it will start 2-hours late on Wednesday.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 8:43 a.m.
While two days of record snowfall in Spokane meant headaches for many of Spokane’s residents, it also meant the first snow day for its littlest occupants. In fact, every school …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 9:13 a.m.
Spokane, Coeur d’Alene, Central Valley and Mead are among the school districts that declared snow days on Tuesday.
Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 5 a.m.
Brighter classrooms. More windows. Larger hallways. Study space. Middle school students ask officials to design new middle schools with kids in mind.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 6:14 a.m.
With temperatures expected to rise over the next couple days, the snow that falls likely will be wetter and heavier than the light, fluffy powder we’ve seen so far.
Mon., Feb. 11, 2019, 5 a.m.
A grant is helping North Central High School teach students genetics through worm research.
Sun., Feb. 10, 2019
The Legislature believes its work funding Washington education is finished; we disagree.
Sun., Feb. 10, 2019
Private donations of musical instruments or successful campaigns for specific equipment can make a big impact for music programs at area schools, but they are extremely rare.
Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 5 a.m.
Spokane artist Chris Bovey collaborates with consultant and students to create a mural at North Central High School
The wall of the North Central High School cafeteria has a new splash of color thanks to Spokane artist Chris Bovey, who recently finished a Spokane-themed mural painted in the …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 6, 2019, 10:34 p.m.
Wednesday morning at Shaw Middle School, four actors from the Seattle Children’s Theatre brought some serious humor to a tough subject.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 9:54 p.m.
Officer Shawn Audie, a former Spokane County sheriff’s deputy, had been accused of excessive force several times before the Jan. 24 incident at Ferris.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 2, 2019, 2:06 p.m.
A fight at Ferris High School, in which a resource officer put his knee to a student’s neck, is drawing scrutiny about why Spokane Public Schools hired a former deputy …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 7:58 p.m.
Families can apply for an exemption on philosophical or religious grounds, but students may be ordered to stay home if the measles virus reaches schools in the districts around Spokane …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019, 8:16 p.m.
Students and staff at Lewis and Clark High School will see more police Tuesday following a series of social media threats against the school and students.