Stories tagged: education notebook
Wed., Oct. 16, 2019, 3:42 p.m.
The Spokane Public Schools Foundation will host a STEAM Powered Fundraiser Oct. 24.
Thu., Oct. 3, 2019, 5 a.m.
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, 10:52 p.m.
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, 5 a.m.
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, 5 a.m.
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, 5 a.m.
The FBLA members from East Valley and Freeman competed in the 2019 National FBLA Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas.
Thu., June 20, 2019, 5 a.m.
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, 5 a.m.
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, 5 a.m.
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, 5 a.m.
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, 5 a.m.
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, 5 a.m.
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, 5 a.m.
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, 12:35 a.m.
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, 5 a.m.
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, 5 a.m.
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, 3:12 p.m.
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, 1:54 a.m.
Gonzaga and Whitworth universities have announced their eight choices for this year’s Act Six scholarship recipients.
Thu., March 14, 2019, 5 a.m.
Lakeside High School in Nine Mile Falls, Washington, is the overall winner of the 2019 regional Knowledge Bowl championship.
Thu., March 7, 2019, 5 a.m.
The Northeast Washington Education Service District 101 has announced the awards for the Regional High School Art Show.
Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 5 p.m.
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, 5 a.m.
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, 5 a.m.
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, 5 a.m.
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, 6 a.m.
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, 6 a.m.
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, …
Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 6 a.m.
Jacob Barnhart, a student at West Valley High School, has been named a Commended Student in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Thu., Oct. 11, 2018, 6 a.m.
The College Board recently announced 150 students from Mt. Spokane and Mead high schools have earned special designations with their high scores on the spring 2018 Advanced Placement exams.
Thu., Oct. 4, 2018, 6 a.m.
Education notebook: Representatives from Spokane Valley, West Valley high schools to bring student voices to school board
West Valley School District has sworn in two students as student school board representatives.
Thu., Sept. 27, 2018, 6 a.m.
An East Valley Middle School ELA teacher was honored in front of representatives from 22 countries during the International Conference on Education, Diversity and Respect in Seattle in August. Julie …