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Shadle’s Linda Carney regional finalist for state Teacher of the Year

Linda Carney, a math teacher at Shadle Park High School has been named the Educational Service District 101’s 2015 Teacher of the Year.

Carney has taught math at Shadle for 32 years. In the ESD 101’s fall newsletter, she defines math as “a beautiful and eloquent language used to describe the world.”

She will advance to the state Teacher of the Year competition, among 10 regional finalists.

Marine Band tickets available

“The President’s Own” United States Marine Band will perform at Ferris High School on Sept. 27.

The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Admission is free, but tickets must be requested before the concert. For tickets, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Ferris High School, Marine Band Tickets, 3020 E. 37th Ave., Spokane, WA 99223. Individuals may request up to four tickets, while they are available.

Logan celebrates school with carnival

Logan Elementary School’s students, family, and staff kicked off their school year with a fun Welcome Back Carnival on Sept. 11.

The Logan community played games, jumped in bounce houses, and ran through obstacle courses to celebrate the new school year. Second Harvest Food Bank, along with Washington State University’s Food Sense program stopped by and handed out reusable grocery bags of food for families in need.

The carnival was put on by volunteers from Logan, Gonzaga University, Moody Bible College, Target and Grace Christian Fellowship Church, along with the Logan Elementary Parent Teacher Organization.

Reardan Elementary wins $15,000 grant

Teachers and staff at Reardan Elementary School were among three schools across the country recently awarded $15,000 in the Kleenex Brand Sweepstakes.

The grant will help teachers purchase new educational needs, such as school equipment, books, and supplies. The school has also received a year’s supply of Kleenex tissue.

The winning schools were chosen at random from more than 2,000 entrants.

To submit news about your school, students and staff to the Education Notebook, send the details to or call (509) 459-5434.
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