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Wednesday, November 13, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

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Aid for students from lower-income homes feeding dreams

Emelia Espinoza’s father died when she was 4, forcing her mother to raise her, a brother and a sister on a housekeeper’s salary. “It’s been one of my goals to …


Local high schools among few that offer AP Studio Art class

Melissa Knesek found a way to combine her interest in photography with a prospective career in biology and receive college credit. The North Central High School senior took photos through …


Rogers students honored

Two Rogers High School students were recently recognized for their essays, answering the question: “Is Justice Blind?” in an essay contest piloted by the Washington Bar Association, through its Committee …


Rogers listed among low-performing Wash. schools

State education officials have released a list of Washington schools eligible for federal improvement dollars that includes Spokane’s Rogers High School.


Beyond the classroom

Graduating in June seemed nearly impossible to 17-year-old Joana Cisneros. The North Central High School student failed math last year, she said. And the online class she was taking to …


Washington preps: Revamped Rogers takes big step up

It was 1979, if memory serves me, and my high school basketball team, Kamiakin, was playing a nonleague game at Rogers High School.


Family man loved working at clinic

Family members of Michael Grant Cahill, a Spokane native killed at Fort Hood, Texas, on Thursday waited for hours after the shooting rampage with no word of his whereabouts. They …


Rogers honors inductees

Three area residents and Rogers High School alumni were recently inducted into the Rogers Walk of Fame. The following are biographies of the 2009 inductees, Wayne D. Anderson, Wayne G. …


Urban designs honored

Sixteen buildings, projects and organizations received recognition in the second Mayor’s Urban Design Awards. The awards, presented every two years after consideration by the Spokane Design Review Committee, went to …


Rogers students, alumni celebrate a new future

Rogers High School ran out of pirate swords long before enthusiastic alumni finished dedicating a multimillion-dollar renovation of their alma mater Saturday.


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 …


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Edina Bell lets her smile lead her

Edina Bell knows loss. But she also knows joy, and she focuses on the latter. Bell is graduating this spring from Rogers High School, a school she is very proud …


Rogers students, staff remember slain teacher

The late Terri Kim told her colleagues at Rogers High School she chose to look at life through rose colored glasses.


Rogers’ trip to state decades in the making

The reaction to Rogers making it to the State 3A boys basketball tournament was succinct from the man who was coaching the Pirates in 1975, their last official appearance. “It’s …


Pirates ride the swell

The Rogers High School drum corps boomed its way through the school’s halls Tuesday morning to stir up some Pirate pride. They had momentum on their side: Rogers’ underdog boys …


Post-season comeback sends Rogers basketball to state

The Rogers High School drum corps boomed its way through the school halls this morning to stir the too-long-suffering Pirate pride.


In brief: High school teacher cited for exposure

A high school math teacher cited for indecent exposure in Post Falls two weeks ago continued teaching until Spokane Public Schools learned of the incident through a police news release …


‘Weather girls’ had wartime role

Discussing the weather is often regarded as a banal conversation starter – a topic to banter about before moving on to more substantial things. But not for Evelyn Conant. When …


‘Weather girls’ had wartime role

Discussing the weather is often regarded as a banal conversation starter – a topic to banter about before moving on to more substantial things. But not for Evelyn Conant. When …


Vaughan keeps family basketball tradition going at Rogers

Like other high school athletes in these mobile times, Jesse Vaughan was planning to attend another high school instead of Rogers. But a precedent had been set. Two generations of …


Revived Rogers features fresh ‘spirit’

The gleaming brushed-aluminum sculpture high on a brick wall at Rogers High School reminds one student of an ancient pictograph. To Principal Carole Meyer, the imagery of wind-swept mountains and …


Boy’s favor for sister turns heavy

Erik Jackson ran cold water over his sore, blistered hands when he came home late from Rogers High School on Thursday. The freshman’s school bus driver wouldn’t let him on …