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100 years ago: Spokane School District considers adding third high school

Spokane had two high schools — North Central and Lewis and Clark — and a third high school was now in the planning stages.


UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019

Health clinic to open at Rogers High School this fall

A new school-based health center will open at Rogers High School this fall, after the Community Health Association of Spokane received a Kaiser Permanente grant to start the clinic.


UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019

From refugee camp in Nepal to Spokane, senior Nilam Karki of Rogers High knows challenges newcomers face

Nilam Karki is set to graduate with the Rogers High School class of 2019


Young women of a Rogers High club look to themselves, others for empowerment

On Tuesday morning at Rogers High School, messages of empowerment came from every corner of Room 209. Discussion of how Spokane may soon have a female mayor and what there …


Rogers High School students learned the hard way and now they’re off to college

As Principal Lori Wyborney looked on like a “proud, crying mom,” dozens of seniors filled the gymnasium at Rogers High School on Friday. The occasion was signing day for Rogers’ …


UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019

Rogers High School locked down for picture of gun; no threat determined

Rogers High School went into a brief lockdown Wednesday following reports of a social media post showing a student holding a gun.


UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019

High number of layoffs at Rogers High School shows ongoing disparity among city’s schools

As if they needed another one, the students in Hillyard are getting a tough lesson in economics.


Rogers High School leadership club cooks up confidence

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is a national career and technical student organization that attempts to provide personal growth, leadership development and career preparation opportunities for students. At …


New sports classifications give some Spokane schools a glimmer of hope

The governing body for high school sports in Washington approved a change allowing schools where most kids are from low-income families to play sports at a lower classification.


Rogers High School students help take care of kids at the Christmas Bureau

There is a child care area at the Christmas Bureau for children to visit while parents pick out their Christmas gifts, so as not to spoil the surprise of what …


UPDATED: Mon., June 11, 2018

No-Li Brewery gives Rogers High School $12,000 for new football uniforms

Rogers High School has a lot to celebrate these days, and a Spokane brewery is helping.


Writing club adds dimension to Rogers High senior Jamie Cahill’s studies

For the past two years Jamie Cahill, a senior at Rogers High School, and the members of the Writers United club have been meeting every Wednesday after school to share …


UPDATED: Mon., May 14, 2018

Rogers High School teacher resigns after acknowledging sexual relationship with student

Spokane police are investigating a former Rogers High School teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student.


Locking classrooms becomes latest safety measure in Spokane schools

When the 2,000 students return from spring break Monday at Lewis and Clark High School, they will be part of the next generation of school safety: studying in classes behind …


UPDATED: Tue., April 3, 2018

Rogers student Derek Tran goes from cooking class to top prize

Derek Tran’s rise to the top was astonishingly fast. The Rogers High School senior starting cooking only last year and was named the top culinary student in Washington this year.


Norm Harding, star at Rogers and Whitworth, dies at 79

“The Natural” was miscast. Norm Harding should have played the lead role in the 1984 baseball movie. Harding, a 1957 graduate of Rogers High School and one of the more …


UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018

Rogers student wins excellence award at ProStart culinary and restaurant management state competition

Derek Tran of Rogers High School won the Student of Excellence Award and a $1,000 scholarship from the ProStart Invitational culinary and restaurant management competition held Saturday at Hotel RL …


UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018

Gerry Lindgren inducted into National High School Track and Field Hall of Fame

Already a member of the National Track and Field Hall of Fame, Gerry Lindgren went a little further back in time on Thursday night.


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 5, 2018

Two students arrested after high school fight hurts assistant principal

Two students at Rogers High School in Hillyard were arrested Monday after a brawl that at one point involved an assistant principal.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 22, 2017

Principal Lori Wyborney has reached outside the walls to change the culture within Rogers High School

The first semester had just ended last year and Rogers High School Principal Lori Wyborney was walking with a 20-year veteran teacher, who turned, looked back at still-new structure and …


Police searching for north Spokane shooting suspect

Spokane police officers are searching for an assailant who shot a man in north Spokane Tuesday afternoon.


Rogers students learn a few lessons as they deliver blankets to Spokane’s homeless

Samantha Wynne hasn’t interacted with Spokane’s homeless population much. But on Monday she walked the streets of Spokane alongside some of her classmates distributing 60 bags of blankets, food and …


Rogers High School senior propelled by perseverance

The epitome of resilience, Jatayah Phelps has traveled far and wide to get where she is today. Living a life impoverished, Phelps had no consistency in her life until she …


At Spokane-area schools, Gay Straight Alliances reflect an evolution in attitude

There has been a broad cultural shift throughout schools in the Spokane area, according to members and advisers of local alliances interviewed by The Spokesman-Review. While progress has been uneven …


Heidi Mitchell: How we fund schools as important as how much

We must direct more money into the grossly unfunded interventions designed to help students in greatest need.


UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017

Spokane’s Rogers High School featured in New York Times showcasing efforts to help poor students succeed in college

The New York Times published a story Thursday about John R. Rogers High School and the work done there, and district wide, to send more students to college.


Rogers High senior plans for a future in medicine

The quinceanera is an important tradition in the lives of many young women of Latin American heritage. For Diana Ramirez-Torres, 18, it became an interstate and international event that finally …


UPDATED: Sat., March 26, 2016

Sanders trounces Clinton in Washington caucuses, captures Spokane County

Democrats in Spokane County and much of Washington appear to favor Bernie Sanders for president. Social media reports indicate strong support for Sanders at many of today’s caucus locations, including …


Shadle Park High School teen expelled for aggressive behavior with multiple girls

Police have arrested a 17-year-old Shadle Park High School student suspected of being sexually aggressive with several girls on school property.


Fundraiser pits young debaters against state senators

In a small basement boxing ring two young debaters squared off against two Washington State senators Wednesday night. The second-year event, Rhetoric in the Ring, raised money for the Rogers …