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UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019, 2:26 p.m.

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.

UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019, 2:28 p.m.

East Valley Parent Partnership a perfect setting for senior Alexis Keenan as she excells

For much of her first eight years of school, the classroom was a challenge that seemed almost insurmountable for Alexis Keenan.

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, 5:52 a.m.

Most East Valley High School students stay home following shooting threat; suspects identified

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, 9:37 a.m.

East Valley School District seeks infrastructure levy in November ballot

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, 8:46 p.m.

At East Valley Middle School, a new year opens with the classroom doors

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, …

The ABCs of the new school year

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 …

Diagnosis, revelation steer EV Parent Partnership senior on road to success

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, 11:55 a.m.

11-year-old arrested after making social media threats about Trentwood Elementary School

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, 7:40 p.m.

East Valley softball coach accused of asking player inappropriate questions about sexual activity

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.

East Valley Middle School 2016-17 first semester honor roll

East Valley Middle School has announced its honor roll for the first semester of the 2016-17 school year.

East Valley High School 2016-17 first semester honor roll

East Valley High School has announced its honor roll for the first semester of the 2016-17 school year.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 10:35 p.m.

Number of schools impacted by mumps outbreak grows

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.

More than 200 Spokane-area students unvaccinated for mumps ordered home by health district

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, 8:46 p.m.

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, 11:06 p.m.

Health district orders some students without mumps vaccinations to stay home

The Spokane Regional Health District has ordered unvaccinated students at schools where mumps cases have been reported to stay home.

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

East Valley School District could give up $1.5 million in levy money due to clerical error

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.

WAAT student died twice, has lively sense of humor

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 …

Garden plots available at East Valley Farms

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.

The Verve: Arts in the classroom critical at East Farms STEAM school

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 …

Spokane County school, fire tax proposals mostly passing

Tuesday’s special election asked taxpayers to approve a number of bonds and levies for Spokane County schools and fire districts.

EV asks voters to OK maintenance and operations levy

The East Valley School district hopes to pass a $12 million maintenance and operations levy in a February special election.

New EV superintendent is home again

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, …

East Valley teachers to join walkout

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.

East Valley teachers vote to join walkout; Central Valley and Cheney teachers will stay on job

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 proposal too close to call; voters rejecting 2 school bonds

STA sales tax increase OUTCOME: Too close to call. YES: 49.4 percent50 NO: 50.6 percent

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 …

Nine Mile Falls, Cheney school districts try again on bonds

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 …

EV track, field team welcomes warm weather

In the past, the first dozen or so track and field practices of the season have required athletes to wear track shoes – the lightweight running shoes with sharp, little …