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  • Culinary class takes its lessons on the road


    Tymberli Carson hopes to be a chef one day. On Monday the 17-year-old will have a trial run. Carson is one of five Community School culinary students who, along with …


  • Education Notebook: Spokane Public Schools will field questions

    Local residents will have an opportunity to have their questions answered about Spokane Public Schools tonight on “Educating Spokane” at 7:30 p.m., on KSPS channel 7. Spokane Public Schools Superintendent …


  • $14,000 grant boosts Big Brothers Big Sisters

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Inland Northwest received a $14,000 grant from the Comcast Foundation to support two programs: the Back to School Blitz and the Site Based Mentoring …


  • Rise in Chinese students brings new opportunities

    The growing presence of Chinese students and culture at the University of Idaho will expand opportunities for Moscow. This year’s enrollment numbers from UI’s International Programs Office revealed a 13 …


  • Huge grant brings university students to Holmes Elementary

    A $500,000 state grant will benefit those studying to become teachers at Whitworth and Gonzaga universities, as well as teachers and students at Holmes Elementary School in West Central. Spokane …


  • Education Notebook: Festival of arts to end Tuesday with concert

    The public is invited to the Festival of the Arts concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the INB Performing Arts Center. The concert comes at the conclusion of a two-day …


  • Education Notebook: ‘Our Town’ runs at North Central

    North Central High School drama students will appear in the school’s production of Thornton Wilder’s classic “Our Town,” beginning tonight in NC’s Performing Arts Theatre. Performances will continue Friday and …


  • WV student vote on par with election

    The results of the West Valley School District’s mock election are in, and they largely match the results of the general election. The junior classes at West Valley High School, …


  • Education Notes: Wrestling team rounds up trash along highway

    Members of the Mt. Spokane High School wrestling team stepped off the mat and took to the highway – Highway 206 specifically – and picked up trash along a two-mile …


  • Education Notebook: Hutton principal honored for leadership

    Hutton Elementary Principal Chuck Demarest was recognized for his positive attitude, genuine thoughtfulness of his staff and students and forward thinking when he was recently named the Dick Stannard Distinguished …


  • Young people raising awareness about homelessness

    Katrina Boik has never been homeless and the closest she’s ever gotten to spending a night outdoors is camping with her family. That’s going to change Friday night, when Boik …


  • School Notes: Amaya wins Ignatian award for community service

    Krysten Amaya, a junior at Gonzaga Prep, won the Ignatian Service Award, along with a letter in community service. Amaya has completed more than 200 hours of community service as …


  • HOPE School focuses on auditory development

    For local children born with moderate to profound hearing loss, help learning to navigate a noisy world can be found at HOPE School. Located in the Health and Sciences Building …


  • More students in CVSD than expected

    The Central Valley School District saw more students enter its doors than expected on the first day last week. Monday – the fourth day of school – was the first …


  • East Valley’s newest educators get to know district

    They are getting to know their new buildings, getting to know the teachers, filling out the necessary paperwork and checking to see if they have all of their school supplies. …


  • New classrooms part of Finch renovation

    Finch Elementary School, just northeast of Audubon Park on North Milton Street, is next in line for a major renovation beginning in the spring. Finch was built in 1924 but, …


  • Education Notes: St. George’s staging ’50s-theme musicals

    St. George’s School drama students will kick off the school year with two musicals that will take audiences back to the 1950s. The performance season will begin Wednesday with “The …


  • EV summer math program offers students a jump start

    The first day of school isn’t until Sept. 5 in the East Valley School District, but high school students are already getting a jump on math classes. For three weeks, …


  • Education Notebook: G-Prep gets new science lab

    Students at Gonzaga Prep will have a new science lab at the end of September thanks to a $220,240 grant from the E.L. Wiegand Foundation, which supports science, technology, engineering …


  • Education Notes: Car show, competition benefit Palisades Academy

    Palisades Christian Academy, 1115 N. Government Way, will have its third annual “Summertime Show and Shine” school fundraiser on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The benefit will feature …


  • Number of homeless students growing in the state, study says

    TACOMA – The number of homeless students in Washington schools is continuing to grow, according to a new study. The state’s large urban counties – Pierce, King, Snohomish, Spokane and …


  • STEM is hands-on fun

    The thought of summer school could strike fear in many middle school kids, but this year’s curriculum has enough hands-on activities to keep kids entertained while they learn. “I thought …


  • Idaho education spending near last

    BOISE – Idaho’s school spending per pupil ranks second-worst in the nation for a second straight year, according to the latest figures from the U.S. census, while Washington’s is 32nd, …


  • Education Notebook: Local partnership salutes students

    Banner Bank and the Spokane Indians have awarded local high school graduates with $500 scholarships for their academic achievements. The scholarships were also given to the students based on their …


  • 21 Idaho districts unilaterally set contracts for teachers

    BOISE – At least 21 Idaho school districts are unilaterally imposing contract terms on teachers this week, after failing to reach agreement with local teachers unions – an option for …


  • Education Notebook: Third-grader wins state contest

    Tristan Krzyzanek, a third-grader at Prairie View Elementary School in the Mead School District, has a love for science and building things that’s out of this world. His passion recently …


  • Schedules in EVSD will be changing

    East Valley School District students will have different schedules next year. The district is changing its transportation and class schedule to help bus students to Continuous Curriculum School and to …


  • Summer meal program

    The Spokane Public Schools District’s free summer meal program, which offers free breakfast and lunch, will begin Monday. Meals will be provided Monday through Friday, through Aug. 23, unless otherwise …


  • Free summer meals available for children

    With the end of school, many low-income children may not have an opportunity for a hot lunch or breakfast. School districts in the area will offer breakfast and lunch at …


  • Odyssey stages student play

    Eighth-graders in the Spokane Public Schools Odyssey Program had the opportunity to get out of the classroom and get up on the stage in their performance of “Beyond the Mountains,” …