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Tuesday, November 12, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Photo has perfect pop for label on soda bottle

From the time he was 7, Spokane’s Brennen Bailey would admire the pictures featured on the label of the bubble gum Jones Soda he purchased every other day. “I would …


Jones Soda using photo from Rogers student

From the time he was 7, Spokane’s Brennen Bailey would admire the pictures featured on the label of the bubble gum Jones Soda he purchased every other day. “I would …


A Pirate’s life for him

“Pirate Life: A Day in Rogers High School,” is a limited-release video game targeted to a specific group of players: eighth-graders from Shaw and Garry middle schools. So far, the …


Work under way on Enduris Washington’s new home

The first phase of work on the new Enduris Washington building is under way near Airway Heights. The 25,000-square-foot office building, at 1610 S. Technology Blvd., will cost about $4 …


Mentor and athlete at head of the class

When Phuong Doan came to Spokane from Vietnam some years back, she was a single parent with eight children. She met and married Bob Glasser, a father of three, and …


Scholars may lose state prize

A Washington program that’s offered four-year college scholarships to outstanding high school students for 30 years could become another casualty of a down economy. Letters sent out last month notifying …


Rogers cyberteam fourth at nationals

Watch out, cybervillains, Team TEC Pirates are out to get you. A CyberPatriot team from Rogers High School went to Washington, D.C., for the national finals of the Air Force …


Grant gives Rogers options

Rogers High School was already showing signs of improvement in student attendance, behavior and academics, but a three-year, $4 million federal grant announced Thursday will help the school keep up …


Education Notes: Encore Drama stages ‘Wizard of Oz’

Follow the yellow brick road all the way to Rogers High School for the Rogers Encore Drama spring performance of “The Wizard of Oz,” beginning Friday at 7 p.m. in …


Culinary competition hones kitchen skills for area high school students

Four students, three courses, two burners and one hour: It might sound like the countdown to a hot-plate special in a college dorm room, but it’s actually the recipe for …


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. …


Rogers cyber teams advance in nationals

The Rogers High School Cyber Patriot teams recently advanced to the national competition. The Air Force Junior ROTC team and the TEConnections team will be among 12 teams competing in …


Focus on success, strict policies help Rogers High transform

Joseph Sutton entered Rogers High School with no vision of a graduation day. “I couldn’t really see myself having a future, or even having a job,” said Sutton, 17. “I …


Rogers High School makes National Register of Historic Places

John R. Rogers High School has won a place on the National Register of Historic Places. The 1932 art deco building achieved national register status recently after the Spokane City-County …


Rogers looks to share its spirit

So if a bleacherful of students in purple T-shirts yells, “We’ve got spirit, how about you?” and nobody answers, is it still a spirit game? You bet your chicken. Or …


Education Notebook: Students work for Uganda

Southside Christian Middle School students recently invested in the lives of hundreds of Ugandan students, thousands of miles away, through a project organized by their Bible teacher Carli Robinson. At …


Students showcase array of talents, interests in senior projects

High school seniors have another rite of passage their last year of school: the senior project. Added as a statewide graduation requirement in Washington in 2008 – and in Idaho …


Teens help with Christmas Bureau child care

Ben Donnelly, 16, has a trick when it comes to child care: Build towers out of Mega Bloks – way over his own head – and let the kids knock …


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 …


Rogers capture opener over Shadle Park

The Rogers Pirates talked about their rally. The Shadle Park Highlanders talked about squandering a six-point lead with 1:39 remaining.


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 …


Group of Rogers High graduates continue to socialize, reminisce

Babysitting paid 25 cents an hour, and the 25 cents could get you into a movie. Nice girls didn’t wear pants. Ice cream was a nickel a scoop. The summer’s …


Rogers High class of ’53 stays in touch

Babysitting paid 25 cents an hour, and the 25 cents could get you into a movie. Nice girls didn’t wear pants. Ice cream was a nickel a scoop. The summer’s …


Lee: Rogers High Pirates put their faith in Glasser

Tommy Glasser is cut from a different cloth. It’s the type of fabric from which Rogers football coach Matt Miethe would like to select his captains every year. Each spring, …


Former Rogers star fills time working, running, raising family

Jessica (Fry) Chatten-Brown signed up for the Boston Marathon on Monday morning. For such an accomplished runner that’s just “me” time.


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. …


Rogers candidate for historic registers

When John R. Rogers High School was built in the early 1930s, the school board ordered old desks to be refinished and all of the new building materials to be …


Ferris, Central Valley cruise to victories

The only thing that stopped the Ferris Saxons was, as it turned out, the Ferris Saxons. The Saxons piled up 502 yards of total offense as they handled the North …


Rogers listed among nation’s best schools

Rogers High School has been added to Newsweek’s list of the 1,600 best U.S. high schools. The magazine’s list was released last week but is revised as additional entries are …


Wise Words with OJ Cotes

This is the complete transcript of the May 1, 2010 “Wise Words in Troubled Times” interview with OJ Cotes, a longtime Spokane educator.