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Saturday, October 19, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Education notebook: Area students shine in Holocaust Center for Humanity contest

Several Spokane students recently took first, second and third place in the Holocaust Center for Humanity’s 2019 Writing, Art and Film contest, held at the Sandra Friedman Holocaust Center for Humanity in Seattle.

Mike Bauman and Stephen Yurkin, eighth-graders from Northwest Christian School, took second place in middle school film. Freeman High School freshman Kobe Thompson was awarded first place in the high school film category.

Abe McKinney, another eighth-grader from Northwest Christian School, tied for first place in the middle school art category. Mead High School sophomores Mason Carter, Camryn Holden and Elizabeth Bloom tied for third place in the high school art category.

Their work, inspired by local Holocaust survivors, will be on display at the Holocaust Center and online at throughout the year.

CV boundary panel taking applications

Central Valley School District is accepting applications for the High School Boundary Review Committee.

This summer CVSD will break ground on Ridgeline High School, which will open in fall 2021, prompting a revision of the high school boundaries.

To apply, visit

Tour old middle school before demolition

Mead School District is hosting a farewell open house for Old Mead Middle School today from 5 to 7 p.m. for those who worked and attended school there. They can tour the facility once more before its demolition. It will be removed to make room for the new athletic-performing arts stadium.

The middle school is at 12509 N. Market St., Mead.

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