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Stories tagged: High School


UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 8:56 p.m.

To boost milk, dairy groups support high school coffee bars

Coffee bars are popping in high schools, and not just because students want to cram for tests


Walmart extends debt-free college benefits to high schoolers

Walmart is extending its debt-free college benefits to high schoolers as a way to attract and retain workers in a tight labor market.


UPDATED: Sun., June 2, 2019, 5:06 p.m.

WIAA seeking new hosts for football state championship games

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association Executive Board voted Sunday not to renew its contract with the Tacoma Dome as the host site for the Football State Championships, citing fan experience …


UPDATED: Thu., May 30, 2019, 10:09 p.m.

Leaving her mark: Native high schooler uses state track meet to raise awareness for missing and murdered women

For last weekend’s Washington State 1B track and field championships, Rosalie Fish painted a red handprint over her mouth, the fingers extending across her cheekbones. On her right leg, she …


UPDATED: Thu., April 25, 2019, 2:44 p.m.

Brooklyn Bergquist of East Valley High places third for artwork in Observance of Holocaust writing and art contests

Brooklyn Bergquist of East Valley High earns third place for her artwork in the Spokane Community Observance of Holocaust’s annual Eva Lassman Memorial Writing and Art Contests


UPDATED: Thu., April 25, 2019, 2:43 p.m.

Vera Korchemnaya of East Valley High places second for artwork in Observance of Holocaust writing and art contests

Vera Korchemnaya of East Valley High School placed second for her artwork entry in the Spokane Community Observance of Holocaust’s annual Eva Lassman Memorial Writing and Art Contests


UPDATED: Mon., April 22, 2019, 10:41 a.m.

High school journalists were barred from a DeVos event. So they took her to task in an editorial.

The high school journalists were shut out of the roundtable, advertised as an “open press event,” because they had not sent in an RSVP to an invitation they had never …


Dayton teen arrested after Walla Walla High threat

A Dayton teen is in custody after he threatened high school students and staff at Walla Walla High School Tuesday morning. Earlier, classes were canceled for the day because of …


2 shot during South Florida high school football game

A high school football stadium was evacuated after gunshots rang out during a practice football game in South Florida on Friday night in what authorities say stemmed from an altercation …


Bonneville High water shut off due to lead in sink

Bonneville High School shut off its drinking fountains after a test a week ago found a high level of lead in the water in a home economics room.


UPDATED: Wed., June 6, 2018, 8:29 a.m.

Davis High School student charged with four counts of felony voyeurism released without bail

A 17-year-old Davis High School student has been charged with four counts of felony voyeurism after Yakima police say he took potentially hundreds of videos up the skirts of female …


Police praise Wisconsin students for prank that was illusion

Police had praise for students who created an illusion for a senior class prank that appeared to show a car crashed into the principal’s office.


UPDATED: Wed., April 4, 2018, 2:35 p.m.

Nampa teen pleads guilty to stabbing girl at high school

A 17-year-old Idaho student has pleaded guilty to stabbing his ex-girlfriend in the parking lot of a Nampa high school.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 8:32 p.m.

Gunshot at Georgia school ignites debate on arming teachers

When a gunshot was fired from a classroom in the north Georgia mountains and police identified the gunman as a teacher, it immediately pierced the national debate over whether educators …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 10:53 p.m.

Gunman kills at least 17 people at Florida high school

A former student opened fire with a semi-automatic rifle at a Florida high school Wednesday, killing at least 17 people and sending hundreds of students fleeing into the streets in …


New Mexico bill would force students to apply to college

New Mexico’s high school juniors would be required to apply to at least one college or show they have committed to other post-high school plans as part of a new …


GSL girls: Central Valley wraps up league title by defeating Ferris

Lexie Hull scored 26 points and Central Valley (18-0, 13-0 GSL) ran past visiting Ferris (3-15, 2-11) 69-18 on Tuesday in Greater Spokane League play.


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 10:44 p.m.

GSL boys: Shamrock Campbell, Ferris too much for CV

Shamrock Campbell scored 22 points and visiting Ferris (16-3, 10-3 GSL) downed Central Valley (10-9, 8-5) 56-41 on Tuesday night in a Greater Spokane League game.


Oregon graduation rate climbs; still below national average

Oregon’s high school graduation rate improved in 2017, largely driven by gains from Latino students.


GSL girls: Central Valley turns up defense in second half to rout Mt. Spokane

Central Valley led visiting Mt. Spokane by single digits at halftime but then turned up the intensity, limiting the Wildcats to seven second-half points to remain undefeated with a 73-32 …


GSL boys: Third-quarter surge pushes University past Shadle Park

Brady Brinkman scored 14 points, Tanner Christensen added 13 and University (8-9, 3-8) topped Shadle Park (6-10, 2-7) 68-57 in Greater Spokane League play on Tuesday.


Vashon Island High School creating gender neutral bathrooms

The Vashon Island School District has converted two of the school’s gender-segregated bathrooms into restrooms open to everyone.


Outdoor writing contest: Brother Wouldn’t Know

“Turner, let’s go camping!” my dad calls down the stairs


Outdoor writing contest: Special Place

As I stand in the center of the ring of trees I know so well, a gentle breeze washes over the quickly darkening forest, blowing my long brown hair to …


Outdoor writing runner-up: Buck Fever

The weather in the middle of August in Spokane was guaranteed to be hot and dry. Especially in the late afternoon, which was time to go hunting.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 23, 2017, 6:38 p.m.

Outdoor writing winner: A Taste of Flight

When I looked up to the sky, I did not see any blue. The azure heavens had been replaced with a mosaic of rich reds, glowing greens, cool cobalts, pastel …


Outdoor Writing Contest 2017 winners announced

A story by Sydney Lyman, a junior at Mead High School, has been judged the best of 111 entries to win The Spokesman-Review’s 2017 Outdoor Writing Contest for high school …


WVHS band halfway to goal for Soul Steppers gear

The West Valley High School marching band and color guard last year experienced the opportunity to play in the Veteran’s Day Parade and Band of Pride Patriotic Concert in New …


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 10:13 p.m.

2 high school students reportedly shot in Graham

Washington state authorities say two male students have been shot near a high school in the small city of Graham near Tacoma.


Linda Clark: Idaho making it easier to apply for college

The Idaho State Board of Education believes there is a postsecondary path and a bright future for every student. We strive to help them see and realize their potential.