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Students to make up snow days

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Anderson (The Spokesman-Review)

The West Valley school board agreed Wednesday to have students make up two snow days by attending school on Feb. 13 and May 22.

The district will look at when and if to make up the remaining three snow days at a later date and may have to look to June to make them up, said Superintendent Polly Crowley. “We’ll start there,” she said. “My belief is we should make up as much as we possibly can.”

The state requires students to receive 1,000 hours of instruction and the district will meet those requirements, said Assistant Superintendent Gene Sementi. Under those requirements the district would not have to make the days up even if a waiver is not granted by the state. “I’d rather see us in school,” he said.

West Valley High School did examine whether they should adjust the semester ending date but decided to leave the calendar alone, he said. “They’re sticking with the dates they have.”

Spokane Valley

City Hall will be closed Monday

Spokane Valley City Hall offices will be closed on Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Day. Offices will reopen on Tuesday.

For more information, call 688-0232.

Anderson again ‘world’s best’

Matt Anderson, owner of Novus Auto Glass Repair and Replacement, 3020 N. Sullivan Road, has done it again.

For the second year in a row, Anderson has competed in the Walt Gorman Memorial Windshield Repair Competition, also known as the “Olympics” for auto glass repair. And, for the second time, he has been awarded the “World’s Best Auto Glass Repair Technician,” along with a $1,000 cash prize, a gold medal and a large trophy.

According to a press release, he competed against other repair technicians from around the nation and had to repair a crack in a vehicle’s windshield while being judged on a 50-point scale. Anderson scored 50 points from each judge,

SJW registration Tuesday

Registration for Spokane Junior Wrestling, a developmental program for kids in kindergarten through sixth grade, is scheduled Tuesday from 6 to 7 p.m. at area high schools.

Participants in the Valley should register at the high school in their district: Central Valley, East Valley, University or West Valley.

Cost is $50, which includes tournament fees, club T-shirt, officials, awards and insurance. In addition, SJW singlets are required for tournaments. Cost is $20 used or $30 new.

Practices are twice a week and there will be four Saturday tournaments in March.

For more information, call 220-2348 or go to sjwwrestling.com

Nina Culver Staff report Rainey Coffin Jeff Jordan

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