West Valley School District Proposition 1
Russ Aley was a teacher in the West Valley School District for more than a decade when failing vision forced him to give up his job. But he didn’t leave the district. He brought his passion for children to a new role – the district’s first parent engagement liaison.
RISE includes an on-the-ground regional coordinator dedicated to working with school staff, teachers, districts and the community to better understand the underlying factors of stress in schools and foster more positive school environments.
West Valley School District administrators projected a $2.5 million budget shortfall for the 2019 school year after the Legislature changed its school funding model and cut West Valley’s levy by about $2.75. The two-year, $5.3 million supplemental levy aims to maintain educational programs and restore some that were lost through cuts.
The West Valley School District has turned a 2004 International school bus that would have otherwise been scrapped, or sold, into an incident response vehicle wired for the internet that can be used as a mobile command post during emergencies.
Kyle Rydell is settling into his office and getting to know the West Valley School District staff, but the new assistant superintendent isn’t really a stranger to the district.
The West Valley School District has signed up for a new service called Bark that automatically scans student emails and documents for keywords related to weapons, violence and bullying.
West Valley High School senior Kyle Mangum set two goals before graduation: complete 400 hours of community service and maintain a 4.0 grade point average.
Those who lead don’t always shout the loudest or swagger aggressively through life. Sometimes they lead by showing up, being a good example and caring about those around them.
Since coming to Dishman Hills High School a bit behind in credits, Reneece Bailey has soared all the way to the state capital.
Amid swarm of layoffs, West and East Valley schools credit planning and smaller raises for minimal cuts
In a contentious spring of budget-cutting and layoffs, two smaller school districts in Spokane Valley are, almost, feel-good stories.
The fledgling fourth-grade robotics team at Ness Elementary in the West Valley School District won first place in strategy and innovation at a recent First Robotics competition.
The West Valley School District took the unusual step of offering active shooter training to students in its high schools and middle schools as well as their parents on Tuesday.