Stories tagged: education notebook
UPDATED: Wed., March 18, 2020
Sixth-graders Emily Lentz and Lucina Peterson of Pride Prep Middle School have collected and donated 51 new hats and stuffed animals to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Inland …
Thu., March 5, 2020
Valley Christian School finished first not only in its division, but also in the all-size school competition at the regional Knowledge Bowl, held Feb. 21 at Whitworth University.
Thu., Feb. 27, 2020
St. George’s School has announced seniors Marshall Roll and Sarah Wu as finalists for the National Merit Scholarship for their performances on the PSAT last fall. Of the 1.6 million …
Thu., Feb. 20, 2020
The Liberty School District in Spangle is celebrating National Heart Month by honoring sixth-grade teacher Molly Gentry, who survived a major heart attack last summer.
Thu., Feb. 13, 2020
Central Valley School District middle schools have collected 13,117 pounds of food through their “Fill the Bus” food drive
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 5, 2020
Education notebook: Ferris leads all schools in Spokane Falls Music Educators’ annual music festival
The Spokane Falls Music Educators Association held its annual Regional Solo and Ensemble Music Festival last weekend at Shadle Park High School.
Thu., Jan. 30, 2020
Spokane Public Schools has announced this year’s Distinguished Classified Employees. They are Mark Kelly, Hannah Alaskar, Dale Floyd and Angela Hayes.
Wed., Jan. 22, 2020
Education notebook: Spokane Public Schools hiring new human resources professional development manager
Spokane Public Schools is hiring a new human resources professional development manager. The position will be responsible for the initial training of all new hires in the district. Those interested …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 15, 2020
East Valley School District will hold a community forum on two proposed levies Jan. 23 at East Valley High School Library, 15711 E. Wellesley Ave., and Feb. 3 at the …
Wed., Jan. 8, 2020
Spokane Public Schools will host an informational session on its Spanish immersion program 6-8 p.m. Wednesdayat the Libby Center, SPS’s educational center for gifted students.
Thu., Dec. 26, 2019
Numerica Credit Union recently contributed $12,008 to Spokane-area schools as part of an effort to address student lunch debt at Title 1 elementary schools. The recipients include Spokane Public Schools, …
Thu., Dec. 19, 2019
Three area educators were honored at the Spokane Symphony’s Education Masterworks Concert in late November for their contributions to music education.
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 …