Spokane Public Schools is hiring a new human resources professional development manager. The position will be responsible for the initial training of all new hires in the district. Those interested can spokaneschools.org or call (509) 354-7265 with questions. Sunset’s Monroe nets Teacher of Month
The Central Valley School District next month will ask voters for $11.8 million to hire a public safety employee and continue offering electives and extracurricular activities.
Good things happen for a reason, though Jerrall Haynes couldn’t see it through the snowflakes. A newly minted airman from South Carolina, he arrived in November of 2010 for his first assignment at Fairchild Air Force Base. Now, only 31, he’s the board president of the second largest school district in the state.
After the medal ceremony, former Gonzaga Prep football coach H.T. Higgins, Spokane County Superior Judge Tony Hazel, former Gonzaga University basketball player Jason Rubright and KREM news director Noah Cooper, among other Gonzaga Prep alums, posed for photos with Gleason and McClain.
Public and private universities that receive money from the Washington College Grant Program would have to release transcripts for students even if they owe money for minor fees, under a bill being considered by the Senate.
The Mead School Board voted to approve new school attendance boundaries in a meeting Monday night, giving the green light to a plan proposed during a special board meeting in December.
The Washington DECA Area 11 Career Development Conference announced the results of the competition held in December at Spokane Falls Community College.
East Valley School District will hold a community forum on two proposed levies Jan. 23 at East Valley High School Library, 15711 E. Wellesley Ave., and Feb. 3 at the district administration office at the Walker Center 3830 N. Sullivan Road.. Superintendent Kelly Shea will be available to answer questions.
It has been four decades since school boundaries were redrawn across Spokane. And for good reason.
The flyers, tens of thousands of them, arrived during the holidays at the homes of educators in Spokane and throughout the state. They were invitations from an Olympia-based conservative think tank to save that money by opting out of paying membership dues to the Washington Education Association, the statewide teacher’s union.
Spokane Public Schools will host an informational session on its Spanish immersion program 6-8 p.m. Wednesdayat the Libby Center, SPS’s educational center for gifted students.
In Spokane, schools were built and new standards enacted even as educators were challenged by violence and the vaping epidemic and curriculum changes – ensuring another interesting decade ahead.
During Angela Lefler’s first-grade class at Finch Elementary School in northwest Spokane on Wednesday, some of her former students dropped by for an hour of play. Connect, Create and Remember, they call it at Finch, a bit of whimsy that couldn’t be timed any better.
Three area educators were honored at the Spokane Symphony’s Education Masterworks Concert in late November for their contributions to music education.
Colleges and universities across the United States are bracing for an “enrollment cliff” in about five years – the result of a downturn in birth rates after the Great Recession. Washington and Idaho are expected to fare well compared to other states, though schools in the region are rethinking their recruitment strategies.
Gene Sementi submitted his resignation, effective July 1. He has been a teacher and administrator at the West Valley School District for 31 years.
Central Valley School District will soon decide which schools the districts thousands of high school students will attend when the new Ridgeline High School opens in 2021.
Northwood Middle School of Mead School District was recently featured in the fall edition of Learning By Design magazine as the recipient of the Outstanding Project Award for the new construction/addition category.
The changeover – three new members out of five – is unprecedented for Spokane.
She’s a National Advanced Placement Scholar with a near-perfect Scholastic Aptitude Test score who found time to organize a sleeping bag drive for the homeless, teach computer skills to the elderly and serve on the Chase Youth Commission.