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Veteran’s widow accepts his high school diploma

The United States was embroiled in World War II when a Spokane man left high school early to go fight for his country. Now, nearly 70 years later, Spokane Public …


Widow accepts Navy vet’s posthumous Rogers diploma

The United States was embroiled in World War II when a Spokane man left high school early to go fight for his country.


Students’ music video getting attention on YouTube

Miles Fowler, 18, likes to rap and he likes to perform, and he got to do both when he helped a group of students at Rogers High School put together …


Rogers senior keeps the bar raised, hopes to attend Georgetown

Carson Murray set a new high jump record for Rogers High School. And then he broke it. In late April, he was named Rogers’ male scholar-athlete, and a week later …


Rogers High School

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Man shot in stomach by known intruder

A man was shot in the stomach after someone he knew burst into his home at 2104 East Heroy Avenue this morning.


Education Notebook: Rogers students stage ‘Macbeth’

Drama students at Rogers High School will perform William Shakespeare’s dark and powerful tragedy “Macbeth,” beginning Friday in the school’s auditorium. The production will continue Saturday and April 18-20. All …


Rogers High students help out at Christmas Bureau

There’s nothing like the delight and surprise on a child’s face when opening a gift on Christmas morning. That’s why the Christmas Bureau offers a place to drop children while …


Rogers graduates honored to step into Walk of Fame

Lt. Col. Robert “Bob” Carlson looked happy, yet a little out of place, during John R. Rogers High School’s homecoming assembly, what with all the cheerleaders and dancers accompanied by …


Rogers teacher to represent U.S. in mountain bike championships

The first day of school for Jaime Rees is going to be way better than the stereotypical “What did you do on your summer vacation?” Exactly how the Rogers history …


Education Notebook: Shoes, socks to be distributed

The Mission Community Outreach Center, 1906 E. Mission Ave., has collected 400 pairs of new shoes in a back-to-school shoe drive. The shoes and socks will be distributed to children …


Education Notes: Cheney, EWU team up for volleyball camps

Cheney High School and Eastern Washington University are teaming up to offer volleyball camps next week. EWU volleyball players will work with high school students from 9 a.m. to noon …


Education Notebook: Fair offers goods benefiting Ferris bands

The members of the Ferris High School bands and their families will have a community fair on Saturday in the parking lot of Educational Service District 101, 4202 S. Regal …


Rogers scholar takes time for fun

Since he was in the sixth grade, Karl Fencl has wanted to go to Stanford University. “It just seemed like the perfect school for me,” he says, “everything about it.” …


Rogers High School graduates

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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 …


Students show computer skills in national competiton

Spokane high schools had a strong showing at this year’s National CyberPatriot Championships in Washington, D.C., last week. Teams from Lewis and Clark High School and John R. Rogers High …


Rogers alumnus a leader at WSU

The incoming president of the Associated Students of Washington State University is 2008 Rogers High School graduate Kyle Erdman. After an intense 40-day campaign featuring three different tickets – and …


Education Notes: Rogers High to stage ‘Charlie Brown’ play

Rogers High School drama students will perform “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” beginning Friday at 7 p.m. in the school theater. Additional performances are Saturday at 2 p.m., and …


Spokane high school graduation rates rise

More than 75 percent of Spokane Public Schools students are sporting the mortarboard after four years in high school, a preliminary review of the district’s graduation rates shows. That’s up …


Theater pro makes Shakespeare more accessible to students

The idea behind the Spokane Civic Theatre’s new Shakespeare in Schools Program is to introduce students to the Bard of Avon with less eye-rolling and more dynamism than the usual …


Student CyberPatriots head to competition

Spokane high school students rule this year’s national CyberPatriot competition. Last year, team TEC Pirates from Rogers High School went to the national finals in Washington, D.C., and returned with …


Whitworth students inspiring others to pursue college

Many high school kids dream of college, but not all students know how to get there – or whether it’s even a possibility for them. Four Whitworth University students decided …


Firefighter loses job for alleged violations

A Spokane firefighter fired in August won’t get a third “last chance” to keep his job. The Spokane Civil Service Commission this week voted unanimously to accept the decision of …


Vocal Point: Rogers High beats its rap

This weekend I got something in the mail from my son’s high school that thrilled me. The quarterly issue of The Pirate Treasure Chest had arrived and the updates in …


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 Notes: Rogers Walk of Fame will add 5 honorees

Rogers High School will honor alumni on Oct. 28 when it inducts five new members into the Walk of Fame. Members of the Walk of Fame have given their high …


Rogers choir alumni return for an encore

There are two very small babies and a couple of toddlers in the band room at John R. Rogers High School. That’s a little unusual in itself, but so is …


Rogers High School back earlier than rest of Spokane

Rogers High School students’ first day of school Thursday was a day like no other. Clad in their newest, favorite school clothes, hair done just so and a little sleep-deprived, …


Rogers gets jump on school year

Students attending Rogers High School might be groaning a little louder than other Spokane teens about the fast-approaching school year. That’s because they start earlier than any other high school …