Stories tagged: Spokane Public Schools
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 10:20 p.m.
A “very challenging week” at Shadle Park High School ended Friday with Spokane police dealing with two more social media threats and identifying those responsible.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 5:45 p.m.
Franklin Elementary School on the South Hill was put under a brief and partial lockdown Thursday morning.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 10:52 p.m.
A Shadle Park High School student was arrested inside a classroom Wednesday after Spokane police say he threatened to shoot up the school.
Wed., Jan. 16, 2019
Citing logistical and educational reasons, Spokane Public Schools is shelving its biggest musical event, the Band and Strings Spectacular featuring fifth- and sixth-graders.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 15, 2019, 12:10 p.m.
At least for now, schoolchildren from low-income families in Spokane and the rest of the nation won’t be going hungry because of the partial shutdown of the federal government.
Sat., Jan. 12, 2019
So what’s driving the higher graduation rates in Spokane high schools?
Tue., Dec. 25, 2018
Tasked in a school project with studying the worldwide refugee crisis, Cierra Morris, Ashlin O’Kelly, Shea Handelman and Katelyn Devine went beyond the script by engaging refugees who work at …
Mon., Dec. 24, 2018
Partnership between school’s Mark Anderson, city’s Rick Romero led to landmark school and library bonds
It probably won’t be a bestseller, but Mark Anderson and Rick Romero just wrote the book on local intergovernmental cooperation.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 11:03 p.m.
A severely autistic teenage girl endured severe physical abuse this year while being held in an unpadded room at Shadle Park High School, her father alleges.
Sun., Dec. 16, 2018
There were no cheers after Wednesday night’s decision by the Spokane Public Schools board to build a new stadium at the current Joe Albi site. There were plenty of regrets, …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 7:33 a.m.
On board Durham buses taking Spokane Public Schools students to class this year is a tracker that allows parents to monitor in real time the whereabouts of their child’s bus.
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