Stories tagged: middle school
Fri., April 19, 2019, 6:24 p.m.
Colville Police arrested a minor on Friday for allegedly bringing a stolen gun to a middle school.
UPDATED: Mon., April 8, 2019, 11:16 a.m.
Spokane Public Schools officials have met with an architecture firm to continue the hard work of designing six new middle school buildings by 2024 that are geared toward learning for …
Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 8:01 p.m.
A 17-year-old boy accused in a fatal shooting near a Yakima middle school is being tried as an adult.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 11:22 a.m.
In anticipation of moving sixth grade students into middle school, Spokane Public Schools is looking to build three new middle schools.
Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 5:05 p.m.
A middle school football team in Virginia has forfeited the remainder of its season after players made a racially insensitive video.
Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 5:04 p.m.
Some parents at an Ohio middle school have said they were shocked to hear an eighth-grade choir sing about picking cotton just days after other students in the district took …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 9:03 p.m.
Special education students at Lake Stevens Middle School have a new place to hang out this fall, thanks to a year of work by a local Boy Scout.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 2:09 p.m.
Spokane-area school leaders encourage that students start early and think ahead, because scholarship dollars are out there – sometimes unclaimed – from local, state and national sources.
UPDATED: Sat., May 13, 2017, 3:25 p.m.
Families, friends and casual observers turned out in droves for the 2017 Junior Lilac Parade, which marched through sunny, if somewhat chilly weather in downtown Spokane Saturday morning.
UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017, 6:22 p.m.
School shooter Barry Loukaitis, who killed three people and wounded a fourth at a Moses Lake middle school in 1996, was resentenced on Wednesday to 189 years in prison.
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 10:31 a.m.
An eighth-grade basketball player from southern Oregon needed 10 stitches after he was punched in the face by an adult during an altercation.
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016
It comes as a mild surprise to learn that even so-called digital natives often have no idea that what they are reading or viewing is intentionally misleading, or produced by …
Tue., Sept. 2, 2014
Hannah McDevitt frantically organized and reorganized the brightly colored binders, pens and notebooks in her new locker in Coeur d’Alene’s Canfield Middle School. The anxious sixth-grader wanted to be ready …
Thu., July 5, 2012
The thought of summer school could strike fear in many middle school kids, but this year’s curriculum has enough hands-on activities to keep kids entertained while they learn. “I thought …
Fri., June 22, 2012, 11:48 a.m.
ALBANY, N.Y. - The pebble was tossed when a middle-school student in upstate New York posted a 10-minute video on his Facebook page.
Sun., Oct. 16, 2011
Despite failing nearly every class since the sixth grade, Tyler Thompson is now a freshman at a Sandpoint high school. When his mother questioned school administrators in two North Idaho …
Wed., Aug. 18, 2010
BOISE – The state will start keeping score in middle school, requiring students in seventh and eighth grades to complete at least 80 percent of their class credits before they …
Sat., Nov. 21, 2009
Making middle school a better experience for Spokane students is one way to boost the high school graduation rate, which has slipped to 61 percent in Spokane Public Schools, a …