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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 …


Education Notebook: Teen honored for good works

Zach Merkling, a Mead High School sophomore, was recently honored with the President’s Volunteer Service Award from President Barack Obama. According to a press release, the award recognizes Americans of …


Education Notebook: ‘Fiddler’ onstage at Mt. Spokane

The Mt. Spokane High School Theatre Department will perform the classic musical “Fiddler on the Roof,” a tale of a father’s love for his family and his attempt to maintain …


Education Notebook: Libby Center wins MathCounts

Libby Center finished in first place Saturday in the MathCounts middle school competition at Northwood Middle School. The competition included teams from Davenport, St. George’s, Northwood, Lakeside and Sacajawea. St. …


Education Notebook: Check out Montessori, APPLE

Parents interested in enrolling their children in Spokane Public Schools’ Montessori or APPLE (Alternative Parent Participation Learning Experience) programs will have an opportunity to attend an orientation meeting beginning next …


School districts honor board members

Local school districts will honor their school board members this month during School Board Appreciation Month. In a press release, Spokane Public Schools expressed gratitude toward its board members who …


Education Notebook: No strings attached in this ‘Pinocchio’

The drama students at Meadow Ridge Elementary in the Mead School District will perform the family favorite “Pinocchio” tonight at 6:30 p.m. at the school. The students will present the …


Notebook: Second-graders make fleece hats for Olive Crest

With the holidays in full swing, the second-graders at Northwest Christian School recently displayed thespirit of the season when the students made fleece hats for children at Olive Crest, a …


Education Notebook: Spirit game seeks donations

On Dec. 11, the leadership/ASB students at Lewis and Clark High School will hold “Do Your Part at Hart,” a community benefit, as part of the Rubber Chicken, LC’s longtime …


Education Notebook: Schools get out weather word

The snow has arrived and with the recent storms, blizzards and continuing winter weather conditions, North Idaho schools are prepared for emergency school closures. In the Coeur d’Alene School District, …


Education Notebook: Franklin plans gifts, crafts fair

Just in time for the holiday shopping, Franklin Elementary School will host “Once Upon A Time … A Gift and Craft Fair” on Dec. 4 from 8 a.m. to 7 …


Education Notebook: Two schools win award

The state Superintendent’s Office recently honored two North Side elementary Title I schools for their commitment to students and their exceptional hard work. A press release from Spokane Public Schools …


Education notes: Rogers to induct alumni into Walk of Fame

On Oct. 14, Rogers High School will honor its Walk of Fame inductees and alumni. The homecoming assembly will be held in the Carl Ellingsen Athletic Center at 10:30 a.m. …


Education Notebook: Fundraiser set at Triple Play

Students from Lakes Magnet Middle School will raise money for Trail Creek today by playing – times three – at Triple Play in Hayden Lake. Canfield and Woodland middle schools …


Shadle Park teacher named Einstein Fellow

Shadle Park High School physics and science teacher Matthew Inman was recently recognized for his excellence in teaching by the Triangle Coalition for Science and Technology Education as a 2010-’11 …


Education Notes: CdA Charter Academy hosts road rally contest

Students at Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy, along with members of the community, will compete in the “Rally for Education” on Sept. 25. Competitors will take part in the afternoon road …


Education notebook: Shadle plans festivities for reopening

Shadle Park High School students, along with the rest of the community, won’t have to wait until the first day of school to see their newly remodeled school. The two-day …


Mead, Mt. Spokane effort fills bus with books

Mead and Mt. Spokane high school seniors recently went above and beyond for their senior project and filled the bus for kids in need – who love to read. The …


Education notebook: National award won by Hutton student

Reagan Nelson, a sixth-grader at Hutton Elementary School, was recently chosen as the national winner in the Level 1 competition in the “Letters About Literature” contest, for her letter to …


Hutton student’s letter wins honor

Hutton Elementary students recently had the opportunity to write to their favorite authors, living or dead, in the 2009-’10 “Letters About Literature” contest. Sixth-grader Reagan Nelson wrote to “Little House …


Liberty bands together against cancer

The students and staff in the Liberty School District showed their support for Liberty Superintendent Bill Motsenbocker and his family when they gathered on the Liberty High School football field …


Audubon students treated to skating

Eight lucky students from Audubon Elementary had the opportunity of a lifetime on Jan. 24 when Page Ahead Children’s Literacy Program donated 10 tickets to the U.S. Figure Skating Championships …


Education notebook: Student clothing available at swap

Medical Lake Elementary School is holding a clothing swap through Friday, collecting children’s clean, gently used clothing for those in need. An exchange table will be available to parents during …


G-Prep game to host children’s book drive

Football fans at Friday night’s Gonzaga Prep game will not only get to see a game, they’ll have the opportunity to score a two-for-one coupon at Triple Play Family Fun …


Newer Rogers reopens

Spokane Public Schools will host a reopening and dedication of Rogers High School, 1622 E. Wellesley Ave., on Sept. 12 at the newly renovated high school. The ribbon cutting ceremony …


‘Friendship Bench’ centerpiece of tribute to teacher

The students, staff and community of Madison Elementary recently raised $400 for a “Friendship Bench,” to be dedicated to the memory of one of Madison’s second-grade teachers, Denae Johns. Johns …


Cataldo math team adds up wins

The fourth grade “Math is Cool” team at Cataldo Catholic School, 455 W. 18th Ave., recently showed off their math skills, winning first place in the state competition. The team …


Education notebook: ‘Seussical’ chronicles who’s who of Whos

The advanced musical theatre class at Lewis and Clark will entertain one and all when they perform “Seussical the Musical,” April 30 through May 1 at 7 p.m. The entertaining …


Young students will compete in state geography bee

Five students from the Coeur d’Alene School District have been invited to compete in the 2009 Idaho Geographic Bee Friday at Boise State University. The students will be among 100 …


Middle schoolers win big in math competition

Spokane middle school students know their math. And, they proved it at the MATHCOUNTS competition, recently held at Northwood Middle School. The St. George’s team, Justin Heftel, Kashif Ravasia, Erin …