Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Thursday, April 9, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Clear Night 52° Clear
News >  Voices

Education Notebook: Mead offers summer school classes

The Mead School District is offering summer school opportunities for incoming eighth-graders and high school students.

High school students who need to complete requirements can take a yoga/fitness class, which fulfills a P.E. credit, and video editing or photography, which fulfill an art credit, or the Career and Technical Education program.

Students who need to retake a class can take English, math, science and social studies.

Incoming eighth-graders who want to improve their grades and ninth-graders looking to get a head start on credits may take Algebra Enrichment and English Enrichment. Each summer school class is worth half a credit.

Summer school will be Monday through Friday, Monday-July 22 at Mead High School, 302 W. Hastings Road. Classes costs $150 each for students in the district and $210 for students out of the district if registered on or before Friday. Classes cost $100 for students who qualify for reduced lunch, $75 for those who qualify for free lunch, if registered on or before Friday. After Friday, all prices increase $20. To register, visit http://meadhs.

Northwest Christian

wins scholastic cup

Northwest Christian Schools has won the WIAA-Washington Army National Guard Scholastic Cup 2B Championship, which honors the best schools academically and athletically, for the second year in a row.

The Crusaders earned 1,465 points from their five academic state championships (football, boys soccer, girls golf, boys track and field, and girls track and field).

Boys cross country, boys basketball, girls basketball and boys golf took second place in academic state finishes, boys basketball and girls golf received first place in athletic finishes, and boys cross country earned a second place athletic finish.

The award will be presented to Northwest Christian at the school’s homecoming football game on Oct. 21 at Eastern Washington University’s Roos Field in Cheney.

Chase Youth honors

CV English teacher

The Chase Youth Commission has recognized Central Valley High School English teacher Thomas Sullivan for his contributions to Spokane youth.

The commission awards Champions of Youth in categories including business, media, government, nonprofit and education. Sullivan won in the education category after being nominated by Central Valley senior Katie Merrick.

Cheney Board selects

two student advisers

The Cheney School Board recently selected students Bridget Calvert and Megahn Short as student advisers for the 2016-17 school year.

Calvert, who will be a senior, served as an adviser during her junior year, and Short, who will be a junior, has served in a leadership role since she was a second-grader at Salnave Elementary School.

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

Subscribe to the Coronavirus newsletter

Get the day’s latest Coronavirus news delivered to your inbox by subscribing to our newsletter.

Asking the right questions of your CBD company

Bluegrass Hemp Oil in Spokane Valley offers a variety of products that can be very effective for helping with some health conditions. (Courtesy BHO)

If you are like most CBD (cannabidiol) curious consumers, you’ve heard CBD can help with many ailments.