Stories tagged: Spokane Public Schools
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 …
Sun., Nov. 11, 2018
Tuesday’s election answered a big question for Spokane Public Schools, but it posed a few more.
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
Cooper Champions, a group of volunteers who provide teachers with help in the classroom, are encouraging others to get involved.
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 …
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.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 8:45 p.m.
Roosevelt Elementary School principal Laura Franks delivered a single spank to an unruly kindergarten student on the morning of Sept. 13. It led to her resignation the next day, according …
Sun., Oct. 14, 2018
Early classes are designed to give students taking a full-load of college preparatory classes, which includes two years of a foreign language, an extra period. But some administrators worry that …
Sat., Oct. 13, 2018
With a little of the old and a little of the new, modernized Franklin Elementary sparkles with fresh life
The Franklin Elementary School Modernization and Addition is just one of many projects paid for by the $205 million bond Spokane voters approved in 2015. At $26 million it’s not …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 11, 2018, 10:37 p.m.
Five women from the Westboro Baptist Church met a wave of unified opposition in Spokane as counterprotesters turned out in droves Thursday to support soldiers, environmentalists, members of the LGBT …
Thu., Oct. 11, 2018
Shaw Middle School substitute Steve Cook may have died without next-of-kin, but he wasn’t without friends.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 8, 2018, 7:38 p.m.
Steven Lynn Cook, 55, died Wednesday morning after going into cardiac arrest, according to Spokane Public Schools officials. He was substitute teaching.
Sat., Oct. 6, 2018
Building a great school is about building relationships, and Gina Naccarato-Keele has done both at Linwood Elementary School.
Thu., Oct. 4, 2018
The Arena has been a fixture since 1995. And now a new indoor sportsplex on the north bank of the Spokane River is nearing the design phase.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018, 8:41 a.m.
Two special programs that serve opposite ends of Spokane Public Schools’ broad collection of students stand to gain more space and traction as voters decide on a
Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 4 a.m.
Lewis and Clark High School is the last Spokane Public School without a central place for students to eat lunch. A bond on the November ballot would change that.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 11:26 a.m.
Roosevelt Elementary School’s principal resigned after less than a month on the job.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018, 8:46 a.m.
Welcome to Glover Middle School, where the principal doesn’t wear a button-down shirt because his office is too warm, where students recently went five days without hot water and where …