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Class is out early on Friday in Spokane elementary schools, but students have an option to stay in school

Spokane Public Schools’ plan for early release on Fridays has been controversial since the idea was floated in the wake of the budget crisis that emerged last spring. Now that …

Teaching kindergarten 32 years at Sheridan Elementary has been ‘absolutely perfect’

On the second to last day of school, kindergarten teacher Melissa Cote sat in her nearly empty classroom at Sheridan Elementary School and took stock of her 35-year career in …

Girl wanders away from Sheridan Elementary School Thursday, prompting security changes on campus

A five-year-old girl apparently wandered away from Sheridan Elementary School Thursday afternoon and took a bus to Spokane Valley, prompting school officials to consider overhauling security guidelines.

Fridge recycling demonstration impresses Sheridan students

At Sheridan Elementary School last week, Herman Marioth, a manager of Jaco Environmental in Portland, took a large chisel and popped off the side of an old refrigerator. A collective …

Education Notebook: Sheridan staff to complete Ice Bucket Challenge

The staff at Sheridan Elementary School will do their own version of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Friday. Instead of dousing themselves with buckets of cold water to raise awareness …

Education Notebook: High schoolers win scholarships

Eight students from Spokane Public Schools have received full-tuition, full-need scholarships to Northwest colleges and universities through the Act Six Leadership and Scholarship Initiative. More than 700 students applied and …

Students’ raps convey life lessons

There’s nothing uniform about sixth-graders. Some are so tall they look like high school freshmen, others so small they look like fourth-graders. Individual clothing styles run the gamut from jeans …

Budget preserves East Side Library

Spokane’s endangered East Side Library will remain open at least another year. The Spokane Public Library branch had been on the chopping block to deal with budget cuts.

Contract may save East Side Library

Spokane’s library workers approved a new contract Tuesday that likely will save enough money to keep the East Side Library open next year. Library trustee Rick White said he has …

Schoolchildren join ranks of library branch supporters

Nearly 50 Spokane students got a lesson in local government Monday as they arrived at City Hall to share their disapproval of the proposed closure of the East Side Library. …

In brief: 11-year-old checks wallet, gets mugged on way to school

An 11-year-old boy was robbed on his way to school Thursday when he pulled out his wallet to check for money, police said. The boy was walking near Second Avenue …