Education Notebook: Free school supplies for EV students
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016
The East Valley School District, in partnership with Spokane Valley Sunrise Rotary and Greater Spokane Association of Evangelicals, will host a back-to-school fair to provide East Valley preschool and elementary students with free school supplies: paper, pencils, crayons, markers, glue sticks and backpacks.
Representatives from agencies that deal with child care and health care, as well as district representatives from transportation, nutrition services and administration, will be there to answer questions.
The fair will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at East Valley High School, 15711 E. Wellesley Ave. For more information, call (509) 924-1830 or visit www.evsd.org.
Liberty clarinetist picked for FFA Band
Liberty High School Future Farmers of America student Marybelle Buck has been selected to perform with the National FFA Band at the 2016 National FFA Convention and Expo, which will be Oct. 19-22 in Indianapolis.
Buck, who plays clarinet, was selected for the band from a nationwide pool of applicants after she submitted an audition tape. The National FFA Band will perform multiple times during the convention.
Northwest Christian nets new coach
Northwest Christian Schools has hired Chad Carlsen as the head boys soccer coach.
Carlsen is a Level 6 coach who serves on the board of the Spokane Foxes and Spokane Pumas FC soccer teams and has served as the Spokane Youth Sports Association soccer commissioner.
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