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112 Central Valley High School students earn Advanced Placement recognition

The College Board has named 112 Central Valley High School students as AP Scholars in recognition of their achievements in the Advanced Placement Program exams. Students who earn a minimum …


Spokane Public Schools’ pre-AP offerings unique in nation

When the College Board chose 100 schools to offer “pre-AP” courses to all freshmen, Spokane was the only district in the nation to get all of its comprehensive high schools …


End-of-year tests add hurdles to education system

Tomie Tsosie Leeds made the honor roll again with a 3.5 grade-point average. Now if he can only graduate.


North Central HS one of few to offer AP Cambridge course

North Central High School senior Matt Henley describes the Advanced Placement class as the most beneficial he’s ever taken. “It helps with breaking down things and analyzing them, and knowing …


St. George’s School adding International Baccalaureate

As Lake City High School ends its high school International Baccalaureate program, Spokane’s St. George’s School is starting one. The private school will become the only one in the region …


Education Notes: Rogers High to stage ‘Charlie Brown’ play

Rogers High School drama students will perform “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” beginning Friday at 7 p.m. in the school theater. Additional performances are Saturday at 2 p.m., and …


Photo has perfect pop for label on soda bottle

From the time he was 7, Spokane’s Brennen Bailey would admire the pictures featured on the label of the bubble gum Jones Soda he purchased every other day. “I would …


Focus on success, strict policies help Rogers High transform

Joseph Sutton entered Rogers High School with no vision of a graduation day. “I couldn’t really see myself having a future, or even having a job,” said Sutton, 17. “I …


AP Scholars named

Students from Spokane high schools recently earned AP Scholar status for their academic excellence on their college-level Advanced Placement Program exams. Students who have achieved the honor attend or have …


Area students named AP Scholars

Students from area high schools recently earned AP Scholar status for their academic excellence on their college-level Advanced Placement Program exams. Students who have achieved the honor attend or have …


Rogers listed among nation’s best schools

Rogers High School has been added to Newsweek’s list of the 1,600 best U.S. high schools. The magazine’s list was released last week but is revised as additional entries are …


Local high schools among few that offer AP Studio Art class

Melissa Knesek found a way to combine her interest in photography with a prospective career in biology and receive college credit. The North Central High School senior took photos through …


Testing their limits

Steven Gering, the principal at North Central High School, has been known to bother some of his students so much they hide when they see him in the hallways. He’d …


New UW program clears way to 3-year degree

A new University of Washington program will clear the way to a three-year undergraduate degree for students who arrive on campus with 45 credits.


Our View: AP classes help push students to front of the line

Former U.S. Education Secretary Margaret Spelling often invoked a compelling fact to drive home the importance of education in an increasingly competitive world: “In 1970, half of the people in …