Stories tagged: Cheney School District
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 18, 2019, 4:01 p.m.
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 …
Thu., June 20, 2019, 5 a.m.
Betz Elementary in the Cheney School District was recently given a Washington State Recognized School award for showing significant growth in reading, math and attendance.
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019, 2:24 p.m.
Sometimes Cheney High School’s Sam Fix is Clark Kent and sometimes he’s Superman.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 2:10 p.m.
Freezing rain has caused multiple school districts on the West Plains to delay the start of the school.
Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 5 a.m.
Spurred by surging growth on the West Plains, the Cheney School District is considering changes to its elementary and middle school attendance boundaries as construction is completed on new classrooms.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 5:33 p.m.
Airway Heights police are looking for a man suspected of child luring after an elementary student reported she was stalked by a 20-to-30-year-old in a white truck.
UPDATED: Thu., May 31, 2018, 3:50 p.m.
Destiny Ogle remembers the day: August 21, 2016. It was her father’s birthday and her family had gathered to celebrate.
Thu., May 31, 2018, 6:02 a.m.
Maintaining a full-time student schedule while having a full-time job and living on his own, Kevin Reyes finds little time to sleep.
Sun., April 29, 2018, 6 a.m.
Vien Dong, a well-known Vietnamese restaurant that has long been located on East Sprague Avenue, closed its doors this month and is moving to a new location.
Sat., April 28, 2018
An expansion at Windsor Elementary School west of Spokane has begun, adding new classrooms and multipurpose rooms.
Thu., Oct. 26, 2017
A month into the new school year, Spokane Public Schools’ projected enrollment is off by 258 students.
UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 10:14 p.m.
Spokane Public Schools will get an extra $3 million for special education students thanks to a change in state funding.
Sat., May 13, 2017
The Cheney School District bought a 65-acre, former Nike Missile Base, for $29,000. District administrators moved into the old base in 2012. With it the district acquired 18 outbuildings which …
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, noon
Cheney School District asking for $52-million bond; some worry proposal ignores Airway Heights area students
Cheney School District voters will be asked to approved a $52-million bond on Feb. 14. The money would pay for high school and elementary school renovations and expansions.
Thu., Nov. 12, 2015, 10 a.m.
In December, Shiloh Hills Elementary School will have a book fair for kindergartners, first-graders and second-graders. Lots of elementary schools have book fairs, of course. But the Shiloh Hills fair …
Fri., May 22, 2015
The children in Jennifer Gonzalez’s preschool class at Windsor Elementary next fall probably won’t care, but they will owe their new tricycles in large part to a citizens commission that …
Fri., May 22, 2015
Teachers in the East Valley School District voted Thursday to join Spokane Public Schools teachers in a one-day strike on Wednesday, but teachers in the Central Valley and Cheney school …
UPDATED: Thu., May 21, 2015, 8:59 p.m.
Teachers in the East Valley School District voted Thursday to join Spokane Public Schools teachers in a one day walkout on Wednesday but teachers in the Central Valley and Cheney …
UPDATED: Tue., April 28, 2015, 9:29 p.m.
STA sales tax increase OUTCOME: Too close to call. YES: 49.4 percent50 NO: 50.6 percent
Tue., April 7, 2015
Voters in the Cheney and Nine Mile Falls school districts will be asked a second time to approve construction bonds for major renovations in their high schools. Both districts proposed …
Wed., April 1, 2015
Telephone threats put two area elementary schools on lockdown as police swept buildings and parking lots before releasing students Tuesday afternoon. One threat was made to Jefferson Elementary School on …
Thu., Feb. 12, 2015
Central Valley School District’s bond continued to gain support Wednesday, reinforcing the success of its campaign and its community support. With more than 64 percent approval, the measure has passed, …
Tue., Aug. 12, 2014
Cheney school officials have apologized to the parents of a middle school student for allowing a self-styled religious missionary to be the featured speaker at a mandatory school assembly. Terry …
Thu., July 17, 2014
Cooks hustled around the kitchen at Cheney High School on Wednesday preparing a vegetarian lunch feast: fresh salad dressings, hot potato wedges, baked macaroni and cheese, roasted cauliflower and lentil …
Wed., Sept. 25, 2013
All those vegetables, fruits, baked-not-fried potato chips and exercise at Cheney schools may be a rare win in the fight against childhood obesity. Numbers show a 2 percent drop in …
Thu., Jan. 31, 2013
Washington kindergartners are physically coordinated enough for their first year of school, but their ability to count to 20 and clearly express themselves are lagging, according to a new assessment …
Fri., April 20, 2012
When a Sunset Elementary School student fell on the playground this week, the boy walked across the parking lot to the school’s new medical clinic. He was visiting Spokane County’s …
Tue., April 17, 2012
A pair of Republicans will compete against a former Democratic legislator for a newly open seat in the state House in Spokane’s 6th Legislative District. Larry Keller, the superintendent of …
Thu., Dec. 1, 2011
The Cheney High School Blackhawks Marching Band, made up of 95 students who have each logged hundreds of hours of marching, music, drill and color guard practice, recently completed a …