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EV board moves meeting to escape public outcry

A special school board meeting Tuesday in the East Valley School District became so heated the board moved to another part of the administration building to continue its business. Superintendent …


‘Orchard’ community gets constructive after classes dismissed

Finding after-school activities for students at Otis Orchard Elementary School has posed a challenge for Principal Suzanne Savall. Many students often spend afternoons playing on school grounds, and although Savall …


Teachers, staff hear about changes from Glenewinkel

John Glenewinkel, superintendent of the East Valley School District, told teachers and staff that changes in the way the district instructs and houses pre-kindergarten through eighth grade students should be …


EV’s first grads reunite, reminisce

When this year’s seniors at East Valley High School turn out in their caps and gowns to receive their diplomas, it will mark the 50th time the school has produced …


Students earn outdoor reward

Students at Otis Orchard Elementary, 22000 E. Wellesley Ave., have a new place to play on rainy days. The East Valley school celebrated completion of its new pavilion last week …


District reroutes its trash

Editor’s note: This is a rerun of a story from Thursday’s Valley Voice that included some errors due to a computer glitch. Like most school districts in the area, the …


East Valley reroutes its trash

Like most school districts in the area, the East Valley School District is looking for ways to save money. One of those ways was unveiled the week students returned from …


New field of learning

On the northwest corner of Sullivan Road and Wellesley Avenue between East Valley High School and East Valley Middle School, there has been a plot of land that hasn’t been …


EVSD board candidates state views

The race for the East Valley School Board is crowded this year as ballots begin to hit mailboxes this week. The seat being emptied with the retirement of longtime board …


Strapped districts spread the burden

As students return to schools throughout the Inland Northwest, they’ll notice changes wrought by budget woes: more kids in the classrooms, athletic games played closer to home, fewer buses, old …


East Valley budget preserves teachers’ jobs

East Valley School District directors adopted a 2009-2010 budget Tuesday that preserves all teaching and classified jobs despite deep cuts. The budget follows a plan developed in May, in response …


More schools miss feds’ goal

Compared to the previous year, twice as many schools in Spokane Public Schools failed to meet federal standards under the No Child Left Behind Act in 2008-’09, officials announced Friday. …


CV, EV superintendents find satisfying first year on job

Central Valley School District Superintendent Ben Small and East Valley Superintendent John Glenewinkel have a few things in common. They both have had to deal with state-mandated budget cuts in …


Four vie for vacant EV School Board post

The East Valley school board seems to be the hot ticket for the November elections, with four people filing for the seat being vacated by longtime board member June Sine …


EVSD plan would save jobs

The East Valley School District won’t have to lay off teachers or cut popular programs as originally feared if residents give their blessing Monday to an alternate proposal for closing …


New plan could mean no layoffs in East Valley district

The East Valley School District won’t have to lay off teachers or cut popular programs as originally feared if residents give their blessing Monday to an alternate proposal for closing …


EV finalizes shortened layoff list

Though 62 teachers and certificated staff in the East Valley School District received letters two weeks ago telling them they might not have a job in September, this week only …


East Valley outlines steep budget cuts

Sixty-two East Valley teachers and certificated staff will receive letters this week notifying them that they may not have a job in September.


East Valley school bond fails

The third time was not the charm for the East Valley School District. The district’s most recent construction bond measure appears headed toward failure, leaving the district unsure how it’ll …


East Valley school bond is failing

The third time was not the charm for the East Valley School District. The district’s most recent construction bond measure appears headed toward failure again, leaving the district struggling with …


Ballots on school levies, fire district due today

Voters in Freeman, Orchard Prairie and all three Spokane Valley school districts have until today to cast their ballots on tax measures. Residents of Spokane County Fire District 1, which …


In brief: Tell city about gargantuan potholes

As Spokane Valley’s record snow and ice recedes like glaciers from the last Ice Age, residents are finding some mastodon-size potholes – and city officials want to know where they …


E.V. hopes third try will pass school bond

East Valley is hoping the third time is the charm as the school district makes a third attempt to pass a construction bond. The bond will be on the Feb. …


Valley school districts clear the roofs

The three Spokane Valley school districts took a look at the snow on their roofs and the rain in the forecast and collectively decided to cancel classes on Tuesday in …


EV officials received big raises

Despite growing budget concerns and looming teacher layoffs, some East Valley School District administrators were given big salary increases last year. The increases, ranging from 7 percent to 23 percent, …