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Monday, October 14, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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News >  Education

MacFarlane emphasizes security, Slagle diversity in race for Spokane Public Schools board

Teaching came naturally to Spokane Public Schools board candidate Kelli MacFarlane, but some of the greatest rewards came after the lessons were over. “I love hearing from students that say they never liked history, but learned so much from my class and really like history now,” said MacFarlane, who’s running for a six-year term at Position 2. “Every time a student comes to me and says they learned and got excited about learning, I knew education was my calling.”

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Ground broken on new $43.5M Glover Middle School in northwest Spokane

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 10, 2019, 7:42 p.m.

NAC Architecture designed a building that will allow students to find the right current, the right eddy – and make a few friends along the way. They’ll also get to class a lot sooner, Principal Mark Lund promised Thursday afternoon at the ceremonial groundbreaking for the $43.5 million facility in northwest Spokane.
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Northport school cuts costs, reduces air pollution emissions

Thanks to a $400,000 grant from the state Department of Commerce, the students at Northport School will no longer need to wear overcoats in class. On Thursday afternoon, Commerce Director Lisa Brown toured the campus, which now features a wood pellet boiler heating system that uses biomass, or renewable low-value wood products.