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Education notebook: 156 students in WVSD receive coats from Operation Warm

By Emily Connery The Spokesman-Review

West Valley School District, through Operation Warm Project and with the help of Spokane Valley firefighter Scott Niebuhr, was able to provide 156 free coats to West Valley students in preschool through fifth grade.

WVSD opens new free food site at Sun City Church

West Valley School District has announced a second free food distribution site has been set up at Sun City Church, 10920 E. Sprague Ave., in Spokane Valley. The drive-thru includes free produce, meats and other food items, available to anyone in need with no appointment or application required. Supplies are limited and expected to serve up to 200 families. Open Tuesdays, 11 a.m.-noon.

Cheney District seeks to fill job vacancies

Cheney Public School District is hiring for several positions including bus drivers, custodian, instructional paraeducators, substitute teachers and paraeducators. Bus driver positions start at $18.40 per hour, custodian positions at $16.90 per hour and paraeducator positions at $14.90 per hour; substitute teacher pay is $120 a day. For more information and to apply, visit or call (509) 559-4899.

Spokane County offering child care grants

Child care grants are available for Spokane County families in need through the Spokane CARES Act. Applications should be sent in by Dec. 10, as limited funds are available. Families receiving Working Connections Child Care assistance are not eligible. For more information or to apply, visit or call Nina at (509) 362-2521 or Victoria at (509) 434-4702.

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