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UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 18, 2019, 4:01 p.m.

Cheney school board candidates Swenson, Johns disagree on tax proposals

Incumbent board member Mitch Swenson said the school district needs the two-year capital property levy of 50 cents per $1,000 on November’s ballot to acquire land for future schools and …


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 11, 2019, 4:05 p.m.

Cheney school board candidates representing Airway Heights tout elected experience, say district needs more schools

Both incumbent Cheney School Board member Henry Browne and challenger James “Sonny” Weathers are pointing to their experience as elected officials as reasons to vote for them and think the …


Washington’s teacher shortage hurt by cumbersome certification process, some educators say

Many area administrators and educators characterize the teacher certification process in Washington as overly burdensome and strict, despite the fact that the state suffers from a teacher shortage.


Teachers critique own skills for national certification

In 2015, 329 teachers in Washington became nationally board-certified. Spokane-area teachers who just became certified shared their stories.


Revamped restraint policy draws criticism in Cheney district

Parents in Cheney are worried about a new school policy that allows school security officers to use batons and Tasers to control special-needs students. The school district acknowledges the language …


Education Notebook: Princess ball set for dads, daughters

Shadle Park High School is hosting its annual Daddy-Daughter Princess Ball on Nov. 16, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The Shadle cheerleaders will host the evening for princesses ages 12 …


Education Notebook: LC to stage ‘Little Mermaid’

Lewis and Clark High School’s Tiger Drama will take audiences to a magical kingdom under the sea in their upcoming production of “The Little Mermaid” beginning next Thursday in LC’s …


School Notes: Amaya wins Ignatian award for community service

Krysten Amaya, a junior at Gonzaga Prep, won the Ignatian Service Award, along with a letter in community service. Amaya has completed more than 200 hours of community service as …


Education Notebook: NWC band plans spring craft fair

The Northwest Christian Schools Crusader band department will hold its first spring craft fair at the High School Activity Center, 5104 E. Bernhill Road, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. …


Cheney school to break ground

Cheney Public Schools will hold a groundbreaking ceremony at 2 p.m. Friday to kick off construction of the district’s new elementary school. The school, at the corner of Hallett and …


Three Springs senior finds will to stick with goal

The path to graduation has been long and tough for Harmony Eckert, 19, the notable student from Three Springs High School, the alternative school in the Cheney School District. “When …


Reid garden intended to keep memory of EWU lab school alive

The memory of the lab school on the Eastern Washington University campus in Cheney will live on in a new garden. The Robert Reid Elementary Lab School didn’t only teach …


Empathy levels get a boost at school

If one of Lin Frederick’s second-grade students sees another student with his or her head down, not talking to anyone on the Windsor Elementary School playground, the student has a …