Three weeks ago, as the first rumors of school closures hit Shadle Park High School, teacher David Montecucco began to think outside the box.
Gonzaga University announced Friday it is postponing graduation ceremonies normally held at the beginning of May during Mother’s Day weekend due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Spokane Public Schools superintendent Shelley Redinger has some advice for parents: Giving up isn’t an option.
Spring break has begun at
The school year just got even shorter following Gov. Jay Inslee’s order Thursday to extend the stay-at-home orders to May 4.
Spokane is a healthier place thanks to the warm relations between St. George’s School and its students who live in China.
Spokane Public Schools is on spring break next week, but will continue to offer grab-and-go meals Monday through Friday. The district also has widened its food distribution network, sending buses to neighborhoods near Arlington, Audubon, Cooper, Sheridan and Stevens elementary schools. Meal distribution continues at 24 sites from 11 a.m. to noon every weekday.
As the Spokane Public Schools board pondered whether to delay its name-the-school campaign Wednesday night, Director Kevin Morrison offered the timeliest suggestion of all. “My personal choice is whoever makes the coronavirus vaccine,” Morrison quipped.
Spokane Public Schools will continue to offer grab-and-go meals during spring break week, April 6-10. The district also widened its food distribution network Monday, sending buses to neighborhoods near Arlington, Audubon, Cooper, Sheridan and Stevens elementary schools. Meal distribution continues at 24 sites, with distribution Monday through Friday from 11 a.m to noon.
The West Valley Outdoor Learning Center will start offering weekly live streams featuring its birds of prey and other animals Friday in a bid to keep children in the region educated and entertained.
Confronted with the weighty issue of grades, graduation and course credits amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Spokane Public Schools is keeping its options open.
As school districts move toward online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, special education students and their families are facing a tough reality: there’s no easy substitute for the hands-on guidance of a teacher or paraeducator.
Red Rock Catering of Spokane will deliver food Friday morning to Longfellow Elementary School for families to take home for the weekend.
Spokane Public Schools is expanding its child care offerings during the COVID-19 pandemic, but it has no immediate plans to extend the service beyond children of first responders and essential medical personnel.
Washington high school seniors who are out of school because of the COVID-19 pandemic may get excused from fully meeting some graduation requirements, the State Board of Education indicated Thursday.
Despite the cancellation of its annual banquet, the Spokane Scholars Foundation is determined to find creative ways to honor the region’s most accomplished high school seniors.
School districts across the state are marshaling their resources to feed and educate students even though schools are closed, including the Mead and Riverside school districts north of Spokane
The Mead School District’s new maintenance facility displays an artist-student stained glass art collaboration. The stained glass window was rescued from storage.
Sometimes the most difficult part of solving a problem is simply asking for help.
Max Elston walked through an empty campus Wednesday to Washington State University’s financial aid office, only to find it closed. He was hoping to get reimbursement for the $2,000 he’ll pay for an unoccupied dorm over the next two months.
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