Stories tagged: spokane public schools
UPDATED: Mon., July 6, 2020
Here’s an out-of-this-world idea: A sophomore at North Central High School might help pave the way for astronauts to one day reach Mars.
Sun., July 5, 2020
More than a few eyebrows were raised last weekend when Adam Swinyard was named superintendent of the largest school district in Eastern Washington.
UPDATED: Wed., July 1, 2020
Spokane will have Fourth of July fireworks this year, despite nearly every other community in the area canceling festivities. At four locations in the city, residents will be able to …
UPDATED: Sat., June 27, 2020
There will be no interim superintendent at Spokane Public Schools. Instead, the district’s board of directors voted unanimously Saturday afternoon to promote chief academic officer Adam Swinyard to a permanent …
UPDATED: Thu., June 25, 2020
Spokane Public Schools directors “will not allow ourselves to be pressured” into making a hasty decision on how to fill its newly vacant superintendent’s position, board President Jerrall Haynes said …
UPDATED: Fri., June 26, 2020
Spokane Public Schools is making a case for a comprehensive plan that would give every child in the district an equitable chance at distance learning.
UPDATED: Wed., June 24, 2020
The Spokane Public Schools board of directors is still weighing its options on how to proceed following the resignation Tuesday of Superintendent Shelley Redinger.
UPDATED: Wed., June 24, 2020
Base salary for the most-senior teachers in Spokane Public Schools will surpass $100,000 annually for the first time, according to a pay scale approved Wednesday night by the district board …
UPDATED: Tue., June 23, 2020
After eight years as superintendent of Spokane Public Schools, Shelley Redinger is resigning to take a similar position in Richland, both districts announced late Tuesday night.
Sun., June 21, 2020
Spokane Public Schools is jpdoing the math, and so far it doesn’t add up. If students are to return to school this fall, only about 20 will fit inside a …
Thu., June 18, 2020
As a Black woman, Jaime Stacy said she found her voice to speak out against injustice and discrimination when she became a mother. Now, Stacy is active in the Spokane …
UPDATED: Wed., June 17, 2020
As many as 40% of the buildings in Spokane Public Schools may be considered for renaming following a discussion Wednesday night by the district’s board of directors.
UPDATED: Tue., June 16, 2020
No decision on a special session has been made, but a tipping point could come Wednesday, when the Washington Economic and Revenue Forecast Council will release its monthly report on …
Tue., June 16, 2020
In two years, the Friday night lights will shine brighter than ever before in northwest Spokane.
Sat., June 13, 2020
The halls of Jefferson Elementary School have been empty of kids for months now. But recently, nine youths got to waddle through .
UPDATED: Thu., June 11, 2020
Racial inequities in Spokane Public Schools will be soon be addressed with fewer words and more action following unanimous passage Wednesday night of a wide-ranging resolution.
Wed., June 10, 2020
Up-close, personal and virtual could be future of Spokane graduations after successful commencements
It was a weekend full of fun – and full of irony.
UPDATED: Wed., June 10, 2020
In the wake of recent unrest in Spokane and the rest of the nation, the Spokane Public Schools board is poised to discuss guidelines Wednesday night that would address structural …
Sun., June 7, 2020
Kindra Curran is graduating with the MAP High School class of 2020
UPDATED: Sun., June 7, 2020
‘I could not explain what I was feeling’: Journal project gave Spokane students opportunity to turn coronavirus crisis into reflective history
As English teachers in Spokane grappled with the realities of COVID-19, they also seized an opportunity that may never come again. Then they passed the baton to their students, who …
UPDATED: Sat., June 6, 2020
Officials at Spokane Public Schools didn’t only pull off a meaningful graduation ceremony in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, they did even better than usual in the view of …
UPDATED: Fri., June 5, 2020
Hoping to back its words with a promise of action, the Spokane Public Schools board of directors will hold a special meeting Saturday morning to address racial equity issues in …
UPDATED: Thu., June 4, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has altered many plans this spring, especially those of Spokane seniors and their families. Instead of the traditional celebration at the Spokane Arena, all five comprehensive high …
UPDATED: Fri., June 5, 2020
The SHOP appears to be closing at Spokane Public Schools.
Tue., June 2, 2020
One thing for sure: It will be a graduation to remember for the high school class of 2020.
UPDATED: Wed., May 27, 2020
During a special meeting Wednesday night, Spokane Public Schools staff shared more details about the task force that will address curriculum, assessments, coordination of online platforms, special education and extracurricular …
UPDATED: Thu., May 28, 2020
The district will hold virtual budget forums on June 2 and June 4 on a variety of subjects, including the sources and sustainability of future funds; student safety, health and …
Mon., May 25, 2020
The Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction convened a 123-member task force to review at least seven potential options for the next school year. Those options include pairing distance …
Fri., May 22, 2020
Spokane Public Schools got the message loud and clear this week: Parents are overwhelmed and frustrated by teachers’ use of different distance-learning platforms.
Thu., May 21, 2020
Almost nine out of 10 Washington parents worry that their children are falling behind in school because of the school closures forced by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a poll …