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Education Notebook: Fifth-grader wins poster contest

Megan Anderson, a fifth-grader at Springdale Elementary School, was chosen to represent Washington state with her poster in the national Bring Our Missing Children Home art contest. This is the …


Education Notebook: School to host author

St. George’s School will feature Sherry Jones, a historical-fiction author and journalist, at 7 p.m. Monday at the school’s Founders Theater. Jones will give a reading in costume from her …


Education Notebook: National honor for All Saints teacher

Kolleen Murray, a seventh- and eighth-grade teacher at All Saints Catholic School, 3510 E. 18th Ave., recently received the 2012 Distinguished Teacher Award from the National Catholic Educational Association. In …


School Notes: Mead dance team to compete on national stage

The Mead High School Dance Team will put its best foot forward March 30-31 when the group heads to Anaheim, Calif., for the USA National Dance Competition. The Mead dancers …


Education Notebook: NWC stages musical play for spring

Northwest Christian Schools drama students will perform “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” tonight at 7 in the Northwest Christian High School Chapel, 5104 E. Bernhill Road in Colbert.


School Notes: Friendly competition nets about $7,000 for cancer

On Feb. 1, the staffs at Mt. Spokane and Mead high schools, along with Mountainside and Northwood middle schools, came together for a friendly game of hoops in the Hoops …


Education Notebook: Mead staging classic comedy

The Mead High School theater department will perform the classic comedy “You Can’t Take It With You” in the Mead High School Performing Arts Theatre, beginning next Thursday at 7 …


Education Notebook: Orchestra concert, fashion show at Mead

The Mead High School Orchestra will celebrate friendship and love at the second annual Musical Heart Strings event on Friday at Mead High School from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The …


Education Notes: Evergreen’s Books and Bingo Night is tonight

Students and parents at Evergreen Elementary School in the Mead School District can have a night of fun and get a book at Evergreen’s Books and Bingo Night, from 5 …


Education Notebook: LC attends mock trial

Court was in session for the legal studies students at Lewis and Clark High School on Jan. 18, during a mock trial in the Moot Courtroom at Gonzaga University’s School …


School Notes: ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at St. George’s

The eighth-graders at St. George’s School will perform William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Jan. 26 in St. George’s Founders Theater, at 7 p.m.


Education Notes: ‘Frankenstein’ a modern, dark tale

Students at Gonzaga Prep will entertain audiences with their winter production of a modern-day “Frankenstein” beginning at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 13 in the Kubiak Theater. Performances will continue at 7:30 …


Schools notebook: Educators accorded honors

John Hagney, a teacher at Lewis and Clark High School since 1981, was named the Educational Service District 101 region’s Teacher of the Year. The award makes him a candidate …


Education Notes: Students hold fundraiser for burn victim

Students at Madison Elementary School showed how much they care for classmate Snezhana Dedkov by competing against one another to raise money for her. In October, Snezhana was in an …


Education Notebook: ‘Outsiders’ on stage at Shadle

Shadle Park High School’s drama department will perform “The Outsiders,” a story about the “Greasers” and the “Socs,” two groups of teenagers on the opposite sided of the track and …


Education Notebook: Cheney band earns awards

The Cheney High School Blackhawks Marching Band, made up of 95 students who have each logged hundreds of hours of marching, music, drill and color guard practice, recently completed a …


Education Notebook: NWC 5th-grader wins chess title

The Northwest Christian Chess Club recently competed against other local schools, showing they have what it takes to be champions. Fifth-grader Torrey Casper earned the title of grand champion against …


Education Notebook: Rogers students present ‘Curious Savage’

Rogers High School drama students will show audiences that money doesn’t bring happiness, even when you’re left $10 million by your deceased husband – but, friends in the nut house …


Education Notebook: Bemiss wins award for math

Bemiss Elementary School students were recently honored when their school was named a 2011 Title I Washington State Distinguished School by the state superintendent’s office. The students’ outstanding achievement in …


Reduced-price meal applications due

Students in the Spokane Public Schools District need to turn in their free or reduced-price meal applications by Monday. Beginning Tuesday, students who were on the meal program during the …


School Notes: Cataldo school is planning costume sale

For ghosts and goblins preparing for the upcoming spooky holiday, Cataldo Catholic School is hosting its annual Halloween costume sale next Thursday and Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. …


Education Notes: Teens will play teens in St. George’s play

Head back to Rydell High School with the T-Birds and the Pink Ladies in “Grease,” when Saint George’s School puts on its first production of the school year on Friday …


Education Notes: Buses run 30 minutes later on Thursdays

School is back in session and for parents that means getting their kids to class on time. But, each Thursday, beginning today in the Spokane Public Schools District, students will …


Education Notes: Book drive benefits Kira’s Kloset

Students and staff at Prairie View Elementary in the Mead School District celebrated Dr. Seuss’s 107th birthday with a book drive for Kira’s Kloset, a nonprofit organization providing clothing and …


School Notes: Pledge deadline near for College Bound Scholarship

Spokane Public Schools seventh- and eighth-graders living in low-income families may be eligible for a College Bound Scholarship, on the condition that the students sign a pledge to graduate from …


Education Notebook: Students join school board

Shanice Applewhaite, a junior at North Central High School, and Rogers junior Karl Fencl will join the Spokane Public Schools Board as student advisers for the 2011-’12 school year. They …


Notebook: ScienceFest was packed with fun at Prairie View

Students at Prairie View Elementary in the Mead School District recently went on a scientific adventure at ScienceFest – the school’s second annual science fair. This year’s theme, “The Human …


Education Notebook: Seniors to be honored for success

Spokane-area high school seniors will be honored for their academic achievement on Wednesday at the 19th annual Spokane Scholars Foundation Banquet. The following seniors from Spokane’s 23 high schools, both …


Education Notebook: 5 schools given greenhouses, grants

Five local elementary schools are among 10 Washington schools who received greenhouses and grants from the Washington State Potato Commission and other partners as part of the “Kids Are Growing” …


Skyview Elementary receives patriot award

The staff and students at Skyview/Continuous Curriculum Elementary in the East Valley School District received the “My Boss is a Patriot Award,” from the Employer Support of the National Guard …