Stories tagged: education notebook
Thu., Dec. 12, 2019
Northwood Middle School of Mead School District was recently featured in the fall edition of Learning By Design magazine as the recipient of the Outstanding Project Award for the new …
Thu., Nov. 21, 2019
Student pianists Sarah and Avah Girges were recently announced as division finalists in the Music Teachers National Association Senior Piano Duet Competition.
Thu., Nov. 14, 2019
Spokane Public Schools will host a vaping prevention symposium, “Cutting Through the Vapor: The Reality of Vaping,” on Nov. 21, 5-8 p.m. at North Central High School.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 6, 2019
Central Valley School District has announced a new Family Engagement Center at 612 S. McDonald Road in Spokane Valley, formerly home to Keystone Elementary, to open in the fall of …
Wed., Oct. 16, 2019
The Spokane Public Schools Foundation will host a STEAM Powered Fundraiser Oct. 24.
Thu., Oct. 3, 2019
The Deer Park Rotary Club recently honored the September students of the month from Deer Park, Riverside and Mary Walker high schools. The students are Molly Keller, Liam Ross and …
Wed., Sept. 25, 2019
The National Merit Scholarship Corp. announced this year’s semifinalists earlier this month, naming 12 area students out of nearly 16,000 nationwide.
Thu., Sept. 5, 2019
Medical Lake High School recently announced on its website the construction of a new fence on their campus. The fence is intended to increase safety for student travel between two …
Thu., Aug. 29, 2019
The Spokane County Library District has been presented the “All of Us” Community Engagement Outreach Award by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region. The award came …
Thu., July 11, 2019
The FBLA members from East Valley and Freeman competed in the 2019 National FBLA Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas.
Thu., June 20, 2019
Several Spokane students recently took first, second and third place in the Holocaust Center for Humanity’s 2019 Writing, Art and Film contest, held at the Sandra Friedman Holocaust Center for …
Thu., June 13, 2019
Hannah Swanson, a sixth-grader at North Wall School in Spokane, made a spectacle of herself in a winning way at the National Invention Convention in Dearborn, Michigan, in May.
Thu., May 30, 2019
University High School science teacher Kristen Creese has been awarded a CenturyLink Teacher and Technology grant worth $5,000 for her efforts to improve authentic learning in her classroom.
Thu., May 23, 2019
Education notebook: C.A.T.S. Lego team takes first place for innovation in Lego international competition
The local Lego robotics team C.A.T.S. won the Robot Design Strategy and Innovation award at the FIRST Lego League International Open the weekend of May 17 in Carlsbad, California.
Thu., May 16, 2019
Several students across the Spokane area are gearing up for the Washington Future Business Leaders of America Business Leadership Conference to be held in June in San Antonio.
Thu., May 9, 2019
Education notebook: Sophomores Katarina Kenlein of LC and Andre Ramsey of Rogers named student advisers on school board
The Spokane Public Schools board of directors has chosen two new student advisers for the 2019-20 school year.
Thu., May 2, 2019
Mead High School student Delaney Langston recently took first place in the jewelry category of the Passing the Torch competition held by Seattle Metals Guild.
UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019
Education notebook: Freeman High School’s FBLA members place in Top 10 at state conference; five advance to nationals
Five students from Freeman placed in the Top 10 in their events at the 2019 Future Business Leaders of America State Leadership Conference in Bellevue and earned a right to …
Thu., April 18, 2019
Education notebook: Riverside High sophomore Makenzie Jones earns six-week study-abroad trip to Spain
Makenzie Jones, a sophomore at Riverside High School, is one of 15 students announced earlier this month by Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib to be selected for this year’s Washington World …
Thu., April 11, 2019
University High School student Syvanna Arwood was recently elected as the new lieutenant governor of the Division 46 Key Club. Division 46 is comprised of 10 area high schools.
UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2019
Georgia Goff, a student from University High School, was elected district secretary for the area’s Key Club International at the Pacific Northwest District Convention held in Seattle in early March.
Wed., March 20, 2019
Gonzaga and Whitworth universities have announced their eight choices for this year’s Act Six scholarship recipients.
Thu., March 14, 2019
Lakeside High School in Nine Mile Falls, Washington, is the overall winner of the 2019 regional Knowledge Bowl championship.
Thu., March 7, 2019
The Northeast Washington Education Service District 101 has announced the awards for the Regional High School Art Show.
Wed., Feb. 27, 2019
Mead School District is in search of a new superintendent following the retirement announcement of Tom Rockefeller, who served as superintendent for 13 years during is 41-year career in education.
Thu., Feb. 7, 2019
More than 250 students from Eastern Washington demonstrated their performance and production skills at the Washington Thespian Individual Event East Regional Competition for acting and technical theater in January.
Thu., Jan. 31, 2019
The Western Hockey League has Ferris High School students, Connor Gabruch and Cordel Larson as the Spokane Chiefs’ academic achievers for November and December.
Thu., Jan. 24, 2019
Education notebook: Spokane Public Schools’ C.A.T.S. wins Lego regional title; advances to international meet in Legoland California Resort
The C.A.T.S Lego League team ( The acronym represents members Cole, Alice, Thomas and Sasha) recently won the First Washington Regional championship.
Thu., Dec. 13, 2018
The Washington Music Educators Association has selected three students from Libby Center, of Spokane Public Schools, to participate in the Junior All-State bands, choirs and orchestra. Of the 1,659 students …
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018
Jodee Cahalan, a West Valley High School teacher and coach, has been inducted into the Washington State Dance and Drill Coaches Association Hall of Fame. She recently traveled to Bothell, …