Stories tagged: Spokane Public Schools
Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 6 a.m.
Library laptops for students taking hold: Lending refurbished computers has goal of ‘digital equity’
Spokane Public Schools and the Spokane Public Library are partnering to offer refurbished computers that SPS students can check out from their local library.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 11:01 p.m.
For many years to come, the Friday night lights will continue to shine in northwest Spokane.
Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 1:11 p.m.
Kids and staff at Chase Middle School were forced to evacuate Wednesday morning after smoke poured out from the school’s ventilation system.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 11, 2018, 9:57 p.m.
Board members have agreed to hear a new proposal Wednesday night from the Spokane Sports Commission and the Spokane Public Facilities District for an enhanced Sportsplex and indoor stadium.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 10:37 p.m.
After a 45-minute discussion Wednesday night, the Spokane Public Schools board voted 3-2 to hear a proposal next week from the Spokane Public Facilities District for a Sportsplex that also …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
The Spokane Sports Commission is floating the idea of combining its soon-to-be-built Sportsplex with a new downtown indoor stadium for high school football.
Tue., Dec. 4, 2018
At Jefferson Elementary School, the lunch scene changed forever a few years ago when one child learned the hard way that chicken nuggets were no longer on the menu.
Sat., Dec. 1, 2018
Lydia Barrett has overcome social anxiety to excel in high school and amass college credits.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 6:27 a.m.
A better-developed sex education curriculum was worth waiting for, the Spokane Public Schools board was told Wednesday night.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 10:25 a.m.
Spokane Public Schools is on the verge of adopting a sex education curriculum for ninth-graders.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018, 9:05 p.m.
The teen, whose name was not released, allegedly made the threat to several middle school students following an argument, police said in a news release.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 3:06 p.m.
The Spokane Public Schools board should heed the wishes of voters who rejected building an outdoor stadium in downtown Spokane.
Sun., Nov. 11, 2018
Tuesday’s election answered a big question for Spokane Public Schools, but it posed a few more.
Sun., Nov. 11, 2018
By an almost two-to-one margin, voters preferred to build a new 5,000-seat stadium at the current Albi site, instead of new site on the north bank that was pushed by …
Fri., Nov. 9, 2018
Veterans Day came three days early at Sacajawea Middle School, but none too soon for Army veteran Steve Swenson.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 6:27 p.m.
Social media threat against Lewis and Clark High School targeted two female students, one who would be ‘first victim to go,’ court documents say
The latest round of social media threats against Lewis and Clark High School specifically mentioned two underage female students, one who would be the “first victim to go.”
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 10:37 p.m.
Spokane police ask feds for help to crack social media threat case against Lewis and Clark High School
While Spokane police continue to investigate a social media threat made against Lewis and Clark High School, staff and students are simply trying to cope.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 11:09 p.m.
A landmark $495 million construction bond for Spokane Public Schools appeared to be on its way to passage Tuesday night.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 8:33 p.m.
Spokane police continue to investigate a threat to Lewis and Clark High School student posted on Instagram
Sun., Nov. 4, 2018
Autism, and the bullying that came with it, has taken big pieces out of Kayleigh Lewis’ life. Thanks to her recent enrollment in a virtual academy, for the first time …
Fri., Nov. 2, 2018
Hard work and commitment: Westview Elementary wins School of Distinction award for second straight year
The building is a modern marvel, but success at Westview Elementary School is earned the old-fashioned way.
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018
To everyone who will listen, Spokane Public Schools officials have spent the last few months talking about their hopes for the future. Those hopes are wrapped up in a $495 …
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018
Cooper Champions, a group of volunteers who provide teachers with help in the classroom, are encouraging others to get involved.
Sun., Oct. 28, 2018
When the College Board chose 100 schools to offer “pre-AP” courses to all freshmen, Spokane was the only district in the nation to get all of its comprehensive high schools …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 10:38 p.m.
For educators in Spokane, the perils of social media are everywhere.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 10:37 p.m.
Spokane Public Schools expects to have a sex education curriculum for ninth-graders in place later this year, its board members were told Wednesday night.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 10:19 p.m.
Former Ferris High School football coach Jim Sharkey, who was investigated for allegedly exposing himself to students and allowing hazing of his players, will continue to be employed by Spokane …
Tue., Oct. 23, 2018
Those high school stereotypes are easy to apply and so hard to defy – unless you’re Jacob Erdman, who definitely isn’t your everyday nerd.
Sun., Oct. 21, 2018
No local issue has earned as much confusion, even among the supposedly well informed, as the advisory vote on where to locate a new 5,000-seat stadium.
Sat., Oct. 20, 2018
The young people of Spokane talked politics this week, and they managed to do it without a trace of nastiness.