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Education notebook: Middle schools in CVSD collect over 6 tons of food

Kelly Samia, an AmeriCorps member, holds a photograph by Tina Penny of Hanovi, a great horned owl,  right. The photo was auctioned in 2019 at the center’s fundraiser..  The center will host a Rolling for Raptors fundraiser at 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 22, 2020, at the Roller Valley Skate and Event Center in Spokane Valley. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)
Kelly Samia, an AmeriCorps member, holds a photograph by Tina Penny of Hanovi, a great horned owl, right. The photo was auctioned in 2019 at the center’s fundraiser.. The center will host a Rolling for Raptors fundraiser at 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 22, 2020, at the Roller Valley Skate and Event Center in Spokane Valley. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

Central Valley School District middle schools recently concluded their “Fill the Bus” food drive with a total of 13,117 pounds of food collected, which will be donated to and distributed through Spokane Valley Partners, a nonprofit that provides family services through their food bank and other programs.

Here are the results by individual food drive: Horizon, 2,300 pounds; North Pines and Summit, 3,200 pounds; Greenacres, 2,217 pounds; Bowdish, 1,700 pounds; Evergreen and Selkirk, 3,700 pounds.

Riverside district fundraiser today

Riverside School District is hosting its “Puttin’ On the Ritz” fundraiser today from 7-9 p.m. at the Riverside High School multipurpose room. The event benefits the high school’s band and will also feature a performance by the band. Attendees are invited to enjoy dancing, coffee, desserts, a photo booth and a raffle.

Riverside High School is at 4120 E. Deer Park/Milan Road, Chattaroy. For more information, call (509) 464-8550.

Families can register kids for kindergarten

Kindergarten registration across the area will begin in early March for the 2020-21 school year.

Registration will begin March 2 in Spokane Public Schools. Families can then begin to visit their neighborhood schools. To learn more about registration requirements, visit spokaneschools.org.

The West Valley School District registration also begins March 2. On March 3, the district will host an evening registration event from 4-6 p.m. at Millwood Kindergarten Center, 8818 E. Grace Ave. For more information, visit millwood.wvsd.org.

Manufacturer holding signups for summer

Applications for the Production and Manufacturing Academy, provided by Wagstaff Inc., a Spokane manufacturer, are now open. The academy is a four-week summer immersion program for incoming high school juniors and seniors interested in gaining hands-on experience in engineering, designing, 3D printing, technology, welding, machining, production and management.

Those interested can visit wagstaff.com for details and to apply.

Wagstaff Inc. was founded in 1946. It provides machinery and technology services for aluminum producers, both locally and nationally.

Benefit will help WV outdoor center

The West Valley Outdoor Learning Center will host a Rolling for Raptors fundraiser at 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 22 at the Roller Valley Skate and Event Center. The event will feature photo opportunities with the center’s raptors, games, crafts and more. For more information, contact OLCinfo@wvsd.org.

Tickets are $10. Roller Valley is at 9415 E. Fourth Ave. in Spokane Valley.

St. Michael’s to host Valentine’s dinner

St. Michael’s Academy will host a St. Valentine’s Day Dinner featuring a short sermon and renewal of marriage vows. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner to follow at 6:30 p.m. Those interested can contact Michael Marie at (509) 467-0986, ext. 119. Babysitting is available.

St. Michael’s Academy is at 8500 N. St. Michael’s Road.

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