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Education Notebook: ‘Storage Wars’-like auction to benefit G-Prep seniors

Parents of Gonzaga Prep seniors will have a “Storage Wars” of their own, similar to the television show. The storage auction will be March 23 at Valley Self Storage, 11128 E. Sprague Ave., at 10 a.m.

Parents have been preparing for the fundraiser by doing some early spring cleaning and filling up one of the storage units at Valley Storage. Just like A&E’s “Storage Wars,” people will have five minutes to view the contents of the storage unit from the door until the bidding begins and then buyers have the opportunity to find that potential hidden treasure.

The event is part of Valley Storage’s monthly storage auctions, done when storage units are 60 days delinquent. The business is donating the space, time, staff and auctioneer for the Gonzaga Prep benefit.

All proceeds from the auction will benefit Prep’s Senior All-Nighter.

For information and to donate items to the storage space call Marguerite Michels at (509) 448-9601.

LC, Ferris, Mt. Spokane dance teams place at districts

Three high school dance teams took part in the District 7/8/9 Dance Drill Competition on Saturday at Lewis and Clark High School.

The LC Tiger Drill Team was awarded first place in kick division and also placed first in the military division. The Mt. Spokane Dance Team received a 215 pom score and a score of 237.5 in the hip-hop division. The qualifying score for state was 210.

The Ferris Dance Team took first place in the pom division and scored high in the hip-hop division.

All three teams advance to the state competition, March 22-23, in Yakima.

NWC soprano wins regional, advances to state competition

Students at Northwest Christian Schools were recognized for their musical talent in the Spokane Falls Music Educators Association Solo and Ensemble Festival at Rogers High School in February.

Senior Rachel Peterson received a superior award and was awarded first place in the Soprano Vocal category. She will represent Northwest Christian at the Washington State Solo and Ensemble Competition at Central Washington University on April 27 in Ellensburg.

Trace LiVecchi, playing the bass clarinet, and Abigail Graham, in the voice soprano category, earned excellent ratings for their performances.

Send school news items to the Education Notebook: or(509) 459-5434.
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