Stories tagged: Students
Tue., June 7, 2016, 7:38 p.m.
It’s a challenge to teach children who aren’t in class – and new government numbers show more than 6.5 million students were absent for at least three weeks of the …
Fri., May 6, 2016, 2:55 p.m.
Police are investigating after a handgun discharged at a south-central Idaho middle school.
Fri., May 6, 2016, 9:34 a.m.
Students at Pullman’s branch of Spokane Falls Community College may not have a campus to return to when fall semester starts.
Thu., May 5, 2016, 6:40 a.m.
An academic building at Washington State University Tri-Cities is likely to be renamed this week after the university’s late president.
Thu., April 21, 2016, 3:51 p.m.
Nearly a year after applying, the Pullman School District announced Wednesday it has been awarded a $7.4 million grant to increase the number of kindergarten through third-grade classrooms.
Mon., April 18, 2016, 11:27 a.m.
Angry parents are demanding action after they say at least five students were handcuffed at a Middle Tennessee elementary school for not stopping an off-campus fight.
Thu., April 14, 2016, 10:55 a.m.
A Des Moines, Iowa, principal has decided not to punish the ninth-grade girls who arranged for a male stripper to perform at their high school’s synchronized swimming club banquet.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 8:19 a.m.
Oregon State University officials say they are taking steps to contain a possible norovirus outbreak after up to 60 students fell ill with symptoms.
Tue., April 5, 2016, 9:01 a.m.
A Pakistani official says a roof that was under construction at a religious school collapsed, killing five students.
Tue., March 15, 2016, 11:51 a.m.
Three leaders of a Franciscan religious order were charged Tuesday with allowing a friar who was a known sexual predator to take on jobs, including a position as a high …
Thu., March 3, 2016, 7:13 a.m.
Some South Carolina high school students have started an online petition to bring back a teacher who resigned after a student spread a nude picture of her through text messages …
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 2:33 p.m.
The Washington House has passed a bill that seeks to increase the number of public school teachers in the state, in response to a perceived shortage.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 12, 2016, 10:09 a.m.
Police say two teens have been shot at a high school in the Phoenix suburb of Glendale, but there is no more danger to the rest of the campus.
Mon., April 13, 2015
The word “quilt” just didn’t translate when Joan Nelson told her young Japanese visitors of her hobby, even when she used her hands to mimic sewing. “We had a real …
UPDATED: Tue., June 17, 2014, 11:30 a.m.
Officials have confirmed one Eastern Washington University student has died and two other young men were injured in a car crash early Tuesday morning in Cheney.
Mon., Dec. 23, 2013
OLYMPIA – The rhythmic sound of sandpaper smoothing wood is accompanied by the steady punching of slots in leather as a handful of students focus on putting the finishing touches …
Thu., Dec. 19, 2013
The students and staff at Ferris High School continued their annual food drive with a twist and “canned” their principal, Kevin Foster, from his office. The idea behind the Can …
Mon., Dec. 16, 2013
SEATTLE – Thousands of Washington residents who started the GED high school equivalency test sometime this past decade but never finished now have just a few weeks to complete their …
Thu., Dec. 12, 2013
The Ferris High School ASB officers plan to camp out in their annual Freezin’ for a Reason fundraiser. The students will spend three nights and four days, beginning after school …
Thu., Dec. 5, 2013
Students at Salk Middle School raised about $600 to help the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. The fundraiser was organized by Salk’s Associated Student Body officers Kyle Cozza, …
Thu., Nov. 14, 2013
The sharks that swam through M.E.A.D. Thursday evening didn’t seem that ferocious – in fact they seemed downright friendly. Members of Spokane’s business community including representatives from Desautel Hege and …
Sun., Nov. 10, 2013
The smells of chalk dust and geraniums waft through the memories of my childhood classrooms. Minutes click through the long, black hands of a wall clock, while the alphabet stretches …
Thu., Nov. 7, 2013
The Ferris High School Theatre Arts Department will entertain audiences with its One Act Festival beginning today at 7 p.m. in the commons at Ferris. The festival will include six …
Mon., Nov. 4, 2013
Mead School District’s Riverpoint Academy can be described in one word: unconventional. That applies to the students, the classes, the equipment and, soon, a funding source.
Thu., Oct. 24, 2013
Shellye Horowitz moves from child to child during the long lunch recess; she ties a student’s shoelaces, retrieves a loose ball and strikes up a chat with everyone. The new …
Thu., Oct. 24, 2013
Alternative programs in two Spokane Valley school districts are down slightly in enrollment right now, but administrators believe that will change, based on previous trends. In the West Valley School …
Thu., Oct. 17, 2013
The Mt. Spokane High School dance team took second place at the Sounds of Thunder Marching Band Competition at Joe Albi Stadium on Saturday. The girls, along with the Mt. …
Thu., Oct. 10, 2013
Cataldo Catholic School will host its annual Halloween costume sale Oct. 17 and 18. The event will be in the school’s parking lot at 455 W. 18th Ave., from 9 …
Mon., Oct. 7, 2013, 6:34 a.m.
SPOKANE VALLEY — Students at University High School in Spokane Valley are mourning the deaths of two girls in a crash.
Thu., Oct. 3, 2013
On Wednesday morning, students from Cooper Elementary School will participate in National Walk to School Day. Providence Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital, the lead agency for Safe Kids Spokane, has asked …