Stories tagged: Spokane Public Schools
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 15, 2018, 5:47 p.m.
As her 9-year-old daughter’s legs sagged under her new backpack and school supplies, a big weight was lifted from Erica Durbin’s shoulders.
Wed., Aug. 15, 2018
About 2,000 Spokane Public Schools students have failed to register to ride the bus this year.
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018
African-Americans, special education students and other groups in Spokane Public Schools are facing much higher rates of discipline than their peers, the district board was told last week.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 9:17 a.m.
It’s no exaggeration to say that Spokane Public Schools’ new bond proposal was inspired by a pile of dirt.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 6, 2018, 10:23 p.m.
Spokane voters will have a voice in the location of a new sports stadium, the Spokane City Council decided Monday night.
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018
The city’s approval of a $495 million bond is sure to displace the wooded, impromptu dog park behind Mullan Road Elementary School.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 10:39 p.m.
Capping years of talks with the city, the school board voted 5-0 to approve a wide-ranging, $495 million bond measure that would add three middle schools, replace three others and …
Sun., July 29, 2018, 5 a.m.
The most exciting, vital pieces of a massive city-school bond proposal lie right under the shadow cast by a plan to build a stadium: New schools. New libraries. New playfields …
UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 9:22 p.m.
Former school board member accused of hitting bicyclist while driving drunk pleads guilty to lesser charge
A former Spokane school board member accused of vehicular assault after hitting a bicyclist while driving drunk last year recently pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of failure to remain …
UPDATED: Thu., June 28, 2018, 10:56 p.m.
With the deadline only three days away, more than 5,000 students in the Spokane Public Schools district haven’t registered to ride the school bus next year.
UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018, 10:43 p.m.
The issue of a new stadium in downtown Spokane is going down to the wire.
Wed., June 27, 2018
Do women teachers make schools a “hotbed of pacifism”? That was the charge made by Dr. Henry Suzzallo, the chairman of the state council of defense.
Tue., June 26, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
Here’s some food for thought: This summer, Spokane Public Schools will serve about 110,000 breakfasts and lunches as part of its Summer Meals Program.
UPDATED: Tue., June 26, 2018, 9:43 a.m.
Spokane Public Schools officials are looking ahead to next week, next year and the next decade as they assemble a $436 million budget for next year.
UPDATED: Fri., June 22, 2018, 10:53 a.m.
There’s never been a better time to get behind the wheel of a school bus in Spokane.
Thu., June 21, 2018, 6 a.m.
On the second to last day of school, kindergarten teacher Melissa Cote sat in her nearly empty classroom at Sheridan Elementary School and took stock of her 35-year career in …
Wed., June 20, 2018, 6 a.m.
The secret is out: Community School is a place for new ideas and innovation
UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018, 10:40 p.m.
Spokane Public Schools must move immediately to devote more resources to mental health counseling, its governing body was told Wednesday night.
Tue., June 12, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
After almost four decades as a teacher, Mike Cantlon still doesn’t have all the answers. But he does know the right questions – provocative, open-ended ones that bring out the …
UPDATED: Mon., June 11, 2018, 10:03 p.m.
Rogers High School has a lot to celebrate these days, and a Spokane brewery is helping.
UPDATED: Fri., June 8, 2018, 10:49 p.m.
Spokane Public Schools officials take every social media shooting threat seriously. But serious enough to close school or order a lockdown? That’s a tougher call.
UPDATED: Fri., June 8, 2018, 5:45 p.m.
The routine at Salk Middle School was barely affected by a potential shooting threat posted on social media, principal Peter Elzey said Friday morning.
UPDATED: Wed., June 6, 2018, 10:49 a.m.
Spokane Public Schools officials hope to have a sex education curriculum in place for middle-schoolers before the end of the year.
Sun., June 3, 2018
Hundreds of high school students in Spokane are trying to beat homelessness as they try to build a better future. For the past four years, Spokane Public Schools has been …
Fri., June 1, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
Lewis and Clark strives to regain balance after shooting threat rattled families and led to students missing school
Like their students, local school officials are trying to finish strong. At Lewis and Clark High School on Thursday, the staff was craving normalcy. A day earlier, the school was …
UPDATED: Thu., May 31, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
Felony charges expected against student accused of threatening to shoot up Lewis and Clark High School
Spokane police will seek criminal charges against an LC student suspected of making threats of a school shooting that gripped the downtown high school this week.
Thu., May 31, 2018, 6:08 a.m.
June is a special time of year for all graduates, and that includes the students graduating from Spokane Public Schools’ Secondary Transition Program for disabled students.
Thu., May 31, 2018, 6:07 a.m.
After several successful internships, Project Search graduate Aries Barry has achieved the first of many goals by landing a paid job in the kitchen at Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute.
Thu., May 31, 2018, 6:06 a.m.
India Smith defines herself as someone who plans to change the world in one way or another. As a young African-American woman, Smith has faced adversity her entire life. However, …
Thu., May 31, 2018, 6:06 a.m.
For most middle and high schoolers, their day consists of waking up at 6 a.m., going to school for seven hours five days a week, then returning home to crank …