Stories tagged: east valley school district
Thu., Oct. 31, 2019
Trentwood Elementary tackles troublesome traffic tangle with added parking, new drop-off/pick-up lane
Gridlock in front of Trentwood Elementary on East Wellesley Avenue in Spokane Valley has given way to orderly traffic thanks to the addition of a new parking lot and a …
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019
For much of her first eight years of school, the classroom was a challenge that seemed almost insurmountable for Alexis Keenan.
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019
East Valley senior William Dexter likes literature and reading, but for now it’s all about ski racing
William Dexter is graduating from East Valley High School with a 3.9 GPA. He is putting college on hold for a year while he pursues competitive skiing full time.
Wed., April 24, 2019
Amid swarm of layoffs, West and East Valley schools credit planning and smaller raises for minimal cuts
In a contentious spring of budget-cutting and layoffs, two smaller school districts in Spokane Valley are, almost, feel-good stories.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 5, 2018
About 900 East Valley High School students stayed home from school Tuesday following a shooting threat posted to social media Monday evening.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 4, 2018
Aging infrastructure is catching up with the East Valley School District and its sense of security for students and staff.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018
Truth be told – and many did Wednesday – some of the students at East Valley Middle School would rather have slept in. “Like till noon,” offered eighth-grader Brianna Garcia, …
Mon., Aug. 27, 2018
Back to school means more than books. It’s about new programs, new facilities, new faces and new issues. Throughout the Inland Northwest, students, parents and educators have much to look …
Thu., May 31, 2018
The best way to see how far Cassandra Heath has come is to listen to her as she nears the finish line.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 16, 2018
Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies have taken an 11-year-old boy into custody following threats made via Instagram Thursday evening targeting Trentwood Elementary School.
UPDATED: Mon., May 1, 2017
East Valley school officials put their high school softball coach on paid leave after a student accused him of asking questions about her sexual activity.
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017
East Valley Middle School has announced its honor roll for the first semester of the 2016-17 school year.
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017
East Valley High School has announced its honor roll for the first semester of the 2016-17 school year.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 19, 2017
Hundreds of unvaccinated students at a dozen Spokane County schools are being ordered to stay home during the ongoing mumps outbreak, almost double the number of schools previously identified.
Wed., Jan. 18, 2017
The Spokane Regional Health District has ordered more than 200 unvaccinated students in the Spokane area home following additional mumps cases.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 18, 2017
Former East Valley substitute teacher sues for $500,000 after acquittal on abuse and restraint charges
A former substitute teacher accused of slapping and restraining students in 2014, is suing the East Valley School District for $500,000 after being acquitted of all charges this summer.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 13, 2017
The Spokane Regional Health District has ordered unvaccinated students at schools where mumps cases have been reported to stay home.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016
East Valley School District to collect half of $3 million transportation levy following clerical error
The East Valley School district will only collect half of a $3 million transportation levy
Mon., Sept. 19, 2016
Due to a a clerical error the East Valley School District failed to collect half of a $3 million transportation levy taxpayers approved in April 2015.
Wed., June 1, 2016
Natalie Peters isn’t letting the fact that she’s already died twice mute her excitement for adulthood. The light pink scar above the Georgia native’s heart is the sole physical token …
Wed., March 30, 2016
East Valley Farms, a community garden on the corner of East Wellesley and South Sullivan Roads near East Valley High School, has garden plots available for this growing season.
Wed., March 16, 2016
Last Friday, dozens of children and their families attended an art show called “A is for Art” in the Seehorn Building of the Steam Plant. The exhibition included more than …
Tue., Feb. 9, 2016
Tuesday’s special election asked taxpayers to approve a number of bonds and levies for Spokane County schools and fire districts.
Wed., Jan. 20, 2016
The East Valley School district hopes to pass a $12 million maintenance and operations levy in a February special election.
Thu., Aug. 27, 2015
Kelly Shea knew by the time he was a teenager that he’d work in education. In a bit of a homecoming for the 51-year-old who grew up in Spokane Valley, …
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
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
STA sales tax increase OUTCOME: Too close to call. YES: 49.4 percent50 NO: 50.6 percent
Wed., April 15, 2015
Orchard Prairie School District, taxpayers wrestle with financial realities of preserving rural benefits
Plenty of room for her twin boys to play and a small rural school drew Teri Tucker from Spokane’s South Hill to the pastoral Orchard Prairie. “It was the lifestyle …
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 …