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Tuesday, October 27, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Education notebook:

Jodee Cahalan, a West Valley High School teacher and coach, has been inducted into the Washington State Dance and Drill Coaches Association Hall of Fame. She recently traveled to Bothell, Washington, to attend the award ceremony.

The Washington State Dance and Drill Coaches Association is led by coaches and honorary members across the state to provide education and inspiration for the dance and drill community of Washington.

Active lethal threat training offered for parents, guardians

West Valley School District will host an adult-only, educational training called Surviving the Active Lethal Threat. Parents and guardians are invited to learn how to prepare for and respond to active lethal threats at their student’s school. Education will be provided on how to have a conversation with students on understanding the importance of a personal survival plan in the case of an emergency.

The training will be presented by Jesus Villahermosa, 6-8 p.m. Nov. 27 at the West Valley High School Theater, 8301 E. Buckeye Ave., in Spokane Valley.

Call (509) 922-5488 for additional information or visit

St. Michael’s Academy

to present ‘Mary Poppins Jr.’

St. Michael’s Academy will present its production of “Mary Poppins Jr.” Nov. 16-18.

Showtimes are 7 p.m. on Nov. 16 and 17 and 2 p.m. on Nov. 18 at in the Parish Hall, 8500 N. St. Michaels Road.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Call (509) 467-0986 ext. 0 for tickets and information.

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