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 By AL STOVER    Education    February 26, 2015 

School board celebrates Medical Lake levy passage

The Medical Lake school board was in high spirits at its Feb. 17 meeting after the district’s maintenance and operations renewal levy passed 1,433-768 (65.11 percent). The levy rate will be $2.20 per $1,000 assessed property valuation for the next...

 
 Education    February 26, 2015 

Westwood Middle School announces fall quarter honor roll

EIGHTH GRADE 4.0 — Jordan M. Agee, Avienda R. Anderson, Brittney E. Barnes, Jacob H. Berman, Nicolas J. Berman, Crystalee J. Burts, Camden J. Butikofer, Katherine M. Clemens, Alyson J. Dassow, Wyatt C. Ekstrom, Kaitren J. Fisher, Samuel B. Fix,...

 
 Education    February 26, 2015 

Sowing and hooping

Snowdon Elementary School second-grade student Morgan Ray plants herbs in her specially prepared pot while fourth-grader Sienna Krizenesky demonstrates her Hula Hoop skills in activities taking place...

 
 Education    February 26, 2015 

St. Claire receives Classified Employee of the Year

Betz Elementary School head custodian Cecilia (Cissy) St. Claire has been named the Cheney School District's Classified Employee of the Year and was honored at the school board's Feb. 11 meeting. St....

 
 Education    February 26, 2015 

Cheney High School January students of the month

Cheney High School officials have released the list of students named as January Students of the Month. They are Ryan Axtell, language arts, junior; Hailey Bridges, world languages, junior; Joseph Burdick, vocal music, senior; Taylor Calvert,...

 
 Education    February 26, 2015 

Medical Lake announces first semester honor roll

Medical Lake High School announced their honor roll for the first semester of the 2014-15 school year. SENIORS Principal’s Honor Roll — 4.0–3.5 Anna Becher, Nikolaj J. Beuchert, Justin L. Brundage, Stephanie T. Burris, Breena M. Cannon,...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    February 19, 2015

Cheney School District agrees to lease fiber optic capabilities

The Cheney School District is planning on putting some of its excess fiber optic capacity — known as “dark fiber” — to a money making use through a contract with TW Telecom. The school board voted 4-0 at its first regular monthly meeting...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    February 19, 2015

Circuit Breakers gear up for robotics competition season

The Medical Lake High School Circuit Breakers robotics team is getting ready for competition season. Since Christmas break, the team, which is in its third year, has worked four days a week on...

 
 Education    February 19, 2015

West Plains residents make Eastern 2014 fall quarter dean's list

Several West Plains residents made the Eastern Washington University dean’s list for the 2014 fall quarter. Airway Heights — Ericka Rickards. Cheney — Cody Ableman, Abdullah Al Mughairah, Khaled Almuhaidib, Ahmed Almutairi, Abdullah Alqasem,...

 
 Education    February 19, 2015

EWU president emeritus correction

A Feb. 12 story in the Cheney Free Press on Dr. Rodolfo Arévalo being voted president emeritus status had some incorrect information. The correct information is as follows: Dr. Arévalo and H. Fredrickson are not the only two EWU presidents granted...

 
 Education    February 19, 2015

Senior moment

Members of the Medical Lake band were honored Feb. 10 on Senior Night. They include (L-R): Stephanie Burris, Josh Miller, Enoch Seaman, Ivie Fleur Rabon, Monta Lea Harper, Kris Isherwood. Not...

 
 By FROM NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    Education    February 19, 2015

Anti-racist educator to speak Feb. 24 at EWU

Tim Wise, one of the nation’s most prominent anti-racist essayists and educators will appear at Eastern Washington University for a lecture from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 24, in Showalter Auditorium. Wise’s lecture, “Combating Racism:...

 
 Education    February 19, 2015

Sweeney earns honors at Wichita State University

WICHITA, Kan. — Wichita State University has announced that Cheney High School graduate Adam Sweeney has been named to the Witchita State University fall quarter 2014 Dean’s Honor Roll. Sweeney joins more than 2,300 students who have received...

 
 Education    February 19, 2015

Whitworth University students qualify for Laureate Society

SPOKANE – The following Whitworth University students have been named by the Laureate Society for fall semester 2014: Shelby Beedle, Cheney; Danielle Burris, Medical Lake and Ashley Sievers, Spangle. The students qualified for the academic honor...

 
 Education    February 19, 2015

CHS announces freshmen and sophomore honor roll

Note: This is a continuation of the Cheney High School fall quarter honor roll that was published in the Feb. 12 issue of the Cheney Free Press. SOPHOMORES 4.0 GPA Hannah N. Brown, Megan R. Carroll, Matthew G. Christianson, Jennifer N. Harbick,...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    February 12, 2015

Cheney Middle School track named for Van Kurens

Almost 150 people gathered at Cheney Middle School Jan. 29 to honor and name the school's track and field complex after a Cheney couple who are legendary in the sport. The Lawson and Ruth Van Kuren...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    February 12, 2015

Medical Lake band and choir students advance to state

The Medical Lake High School band and choir programs came off a successful solo/ensemble festival Feb. 7 with 10 students winning first place in several categories. These musicians will perform at the WIAA/Washington Music Educators Association...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    February 12, 2015

Arévalo voted President Emeritus

One of Eastern Washington University’s most beloved past presidents was honored with a rare designation at the Jan. 30 meeting of the school’s Board of Trustees. Dr. Rodolfo Arévalo, who retired this past July after having served as president...

 
 Education    February 12, 2015

Hallett honors PACE award winners

Hallett Elementary announced the Partners Advancing Character Education (PACE) award winners for January. PACE/Pride — Abigail Hall, Savanah Evans, Gabby Estes, Jess Harrison, Evan Dennis, Elliott Bovey, Elliot Mylan, Triana Canty, Hunter Hooper,...

 
 Education    February 12, 2015

Cheney High students meet with legislators about career and technical education

Cheney High School students Adrianna Suiter, Keenan Loughery, JJ Bobzien, Morgan Thueson, Jamie Bradley, Kaitlyn Nguyen, Sam Abbott and Career and Technical Education (CTE) Sports Medicine instructor...

 
 Education    February 12, 2015

Jespen makes Peru State College's dean's list

Peru State College announced Tuesday that Medical Lake graduate JayDee Jepsen, earned a place on the Dean’s List for the fall 2014 semester. To make the Dean’s List students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for the semester, have...

 
 Education    February 12, 2015

CHS announces senior and junior fall quarter honor roll

Cheney High School has released its honor roll list for fall quarter 2014. SENIORS 4.0 GPA Ashleigh A. Allington, Peter J. Condon, Matthew S. Dery, Keith C. Emert, Sarah E. Fillmore, Valentina C. Grisafi, Anthony M. Hartman, Sonora M. Hetrick,...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    February 5, 2015

Medical Lake schools welcomes Anderson and Meganck

The Medical Lake school board welcomed a couple of new faces to the district at its Jan. 27 meeting: Karen Meganck, military family life counselor (MFLC) at Michael Anderson Elementary and Sally Anderson, a family therapist at Hallett Elementary....

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    February 5, 2015

Cheney High Drama stages "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers"

It has its roots in ancient Rome, began its modern appearance as a short story and eventually made it to the Broadway stage and the silver screen as a musical. And in two weeks, it will appear on a...

 
 Education    February 5, 2015

CMS announces second quarter 2014-2015 honor roll

Cheney Middle School has released its second quarter 2014-2015 honor roll. SIXTH GRADE 4.0 GPA — Emily Clausen, Sofia Day, Charles Gerber, Moriah Hallin, Johnathen Jacobsen, Marisity Jagim-Kern, Andrew Kennedy, Kayli Lucas, Marlena Mizzoni, Sierra...

 

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