Stories tagged: west valley school district
Fri., Jan. 10, 2020
Spokane Valley High School students raised $1,200 to pack 240 bags for local survivors of the human trafficking.
Sat., Dec. 14, 2019
Gene Sementi submitted his resignation, effective July 1. He has been a teacher and administrator at the West Valley School District for 31 years.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019
It wasn’t easy, but the West Valley and Cheney school districts are moving forward following the narrow passage of levies.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 6, 2019
Russ Aley was a teacher in the West Valley School District for more than a decade when failing vision forced him to give up his job. But he didn’t leave …
Thu., Oct. 24, 2019
RISE includes an on-the-ground regional coordinator dedicated to working with school staff, teachers, districts and the community to better understand the underlying factors of stress in schools and foster more …
Sun., Oct. 13, 2019
West Valley School District administrators projected a $2.5 million budget shortfall for the 2019 school year after the Legislature changed its school funding model and cut West Valley’s levy by …
Thu., Aug. 15, 2019
The West Valley School District has turned a 2004 International school bus that would have otherwise been scrapped, or sold, into an incident response vehicle wired for the internet that …
Thu., Aug. 1, 2019
Kyle Rydell is settling into his office and getting to know the West Valley School District staff, but the new assistant superintendent isn’t really a stranger to the district.
Thu., July 18, 2019
The West Valley School District has signed up for a new service called Bark that automatically scans student emails and documents for keywords related to weapons, violence and bullying.
Thu., June 6, 2019
West Valley High School senior Kyle Mangum set two goals before graduation: complete 400 hours of community service and maintain a 4.0 grade point average.
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019
Those who lead don’t always shout the loudest or swagger aggressively through life. Sometimes they lead by showing up, being a good example and caring about those around them.
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019
Since coming to Dishman Hills High School a bit behind in credits, Reneece Bailey has soared all the way to the state capital.
Wed., April 24, 2019
Amid swarm of layoffs, West and East Valley schools credit planning and smaller raises for minimal cuts
In a contentious spring of budget-cutting and layoffs, two smaller school districts in Spokane Valley are, almost, feel-good stories.
Wed., Dec. 19, 2018
The fledgling fourth-grade robotics team at Ness Elementary in the West Valley School District won first place in strategy and innovation at a recent First Robotics competition.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 30, 2018
The West Valley School District took the unusual step of offering active shooter training to students in its high schools and middle schools as well as their parents on Tuesday.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018
For the teachers and classified staff in the Spokane Public Schools district, today should be a rewarding day.
Mon., Aug. 27, 2018
Back to school means more than books. It’s about new programs, new facilities, new faces and new issues. Throughout the Inland Northwest, students, parents and educators have much to look …
Thu., July 12, 2018
The West Valley School District is making a final push this summer to complete secured entries at the only four schools in the district that still don’t have them.
Thu., June 21, 2018
Longtime West Valley School District’s Candace Jordan retires after a 32-year teaching career.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 10, 2018
About 90 students from the West Valley School District got a lesson in civility Friday from one of the district’s standout alumni: Justice Debra Stephens of the Washington Supreme Court.
Wed., Feb. 7, 2018
Education notebook: Three Lewis and Clark High students named candidates for Presidential Scholars Program
Three Lewis and Clark High School seniors have been named candidates of the 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017
Northwest Christian Middle School students recently completed several service projects.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 29, 2017
Voters in the West Valley School District will decide the fate of two tax proposals in February.
Thu., Oct. 26, 2017
A month into the new school year, Spokane Public Schools’ projected enrollment is off by 258 students.
UPDATED: Wed., June 7, 2017
Thousands of high school seniors who have failed their biology assessment test may need help from the Legislature to get their diploma.
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017
Urban Spokane school districts mostly closed, Monday, while their rural companions stayed open.
Wed., June 1, 2016
Most students get middle school jitters, but the transition for Meseret Dokken grew to overwhelming shortly after her arrival from Ethiopia.
Fri., May 22, 2015
Teachers in the East Valley School District voted Thursday to join Spokane Public Schools teachers in a one-day strike on Wednesday, but teachers in the Central Valley and Cheney school …
UPDATED: Thu., May 21, 2015
Teachers in the East Valley School District voted Thursday to join Spokane Public Schools teachers in a one day walkout on Wednesday but teachers in the Central Valley and Cheney …
Wed., April 15, 2015
Orchard Prairie School District, taxpayers wrestle with financial realities of preserving rural benefits
Plenty of room for her twin boys to play and a small rural school drew Teri Tucker from Spokane’s South Hill to the pastoral Orchard Prairie. “It was the lifestyle …