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 By AL STOVER    Education    February 11, 2016 

Cheney drama gears up for two stage productions

Cheney High School's Drama Club has two plays coming up. They will stage "Little Women" in the Little Theater, Feb. 18-20 at 7 p.m. and then "Beauty and the Beast French Style" at Eastern Washington...

 
 Education    February 11, 2016 

Medical Lake chosen as a STEM Lighthouse School

By AL STOVER Staff Reporter The state Office of Public Instruction (OSPI) selected the Medical Lake School District as one of the Washington STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Lighthouse Schools for 2016. According to OPSI’s...

 
 Education    February 11, 2016 

CMS and Westwood FBLA students place in business conference

The FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) chapters from the Cheney and Westwood middle schools represented the school district spectacularly at the 2016 Northeast Winter Business Leadership...

 
 Education    February 11, 2016 

Cheney FBLA club members qualify for state

The Cheney High Future Business Leaders of America completed a great 2016 Northeast Regional Winter Conference at the Eastpoint Church in Spokane Valley, Feb. 3. Cheney had 56 of its 67 attending members place in the top six, 159 different times in...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    February 4, 2016

Cheney band students to perform in WMEA festival

Three Cheney High School band students will be performing in the Washington Music Educators Association (WMEA) Music festival in Yakima, Feb. 12-14, along with some of the best high school musicians...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    February 4, 2016

Medical Lake drama hosts 'Student Sketch Night'

The Medical Lake High School Cardinal Players drama students finished their two-night run of "Student Sketch Night," Jan. 29-30. Both nights featured seven sketches performed, written and directed by...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    February 4, 2016

Schmaling comes to EWU to interview for open provost position

Eastern Washington University students and staff met the first of three finalists for the open provost and vice president of academic affairs position. Dr. Karen Schmaling, professor of psychology at...

 
 By STAFF AND News Reports    Education    February 4, 2016

Education Briefs

Cheney’s Gilbert receives STCU Credit 2 Kids award Cheney High School student Mariah Gilbert was selected as the recipient of STCU’s (Spokane Teachers Credit Union) Credit 2 Kids award. STCU and Krem 2 recognized Gilbert for doing great work in...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    February 4, 2016

Cheney school board approves legislative priorities

The Cheney School Board unaminously approved a resolution that presents the district’s legislative objectives for the 2016 session at its Jan. 27 meeting. President Henry Browne was absent. The district’s legislative goals include asking the Legi...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    January 28, 2016

Cyber Patriots gear up for state competition

The Cheney High Cyber Patriots Club continues to build on their success from last year. The club recently completed the second qualification round of competition on Dec. 5 where one team finished 72nd in the nation and another took 143rd that...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    January 28, 2016

MLHS students to perform for All-State music festival

Thirteen students from Medical Lake High School's music program - nine in the band and four in choir - are preparing for the 43rd annual Washington Music Educators Association's (WMEA) All-State Instr...

 
 Education    January 28, 2016

Eastern announces 2015-16 fall quarter dean's list

Eastern Washington University recently named the following Airway Heights, Cheney, Medical Lake and Spangle students to the fall quarter dean’s list for the 2015-16 academic year: Airway Heights — Teela Avalos, Jared Costilla, Wade Hampton, Cory...

 
 Education    January 21, 2016

Filled with Golden Feather spirit

Medical Lake (left) and Cheney (right) students engage each other in the time-honored rally cry of "We've got spirit, yes we do" during last Thursday's annual Golden Feather Spirit Game between the...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    January 21, 2016

Second Thought exchange conversation commences

Cheney School District recently launched the Discovery phase of its second Thoughtexchange conversation. At the beginning of the school year, Cheney conducted its first Thoughtexchange conversation as a way to gain feedback from the community. That...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    January 21, 2016

Medical Lake MS teams compete in Lego League championships

Two Medical Lake Middle School robotics teams competed in the Central/Eastern Washington FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Lego League state championships, Jan. 16. The...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    January 21, 2016

Windsor Elementary School holds family science night

Various classrooms at Windsor Elementary School were transformed into a number of different laboratories for the school's family science night, Jan. 14. Many of the classrooms had different...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    January 14, 2016

Special Education Services to have transition fair

For parents who have children with special needs, or adults who need a little help, Cheney High School’s Special Education Services is hosting its first transition career fair in the cafeteria, Jan. 20, from 6-8 p.m. Angela Pischel, secretary for...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    January 14, 2016

Middle school after-school SeaPerch programs take flight

It's one thing to build and program a robot to move on land, but it's something else to a build a machine to do that underwater. Both Cheney and Westwood middle schools recently started another year...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    January 14, 2016

CHS and MLHS robotics teams kickoff 2016 season

High school robotics teams from all over Spokane County, including Cheney and Medical Lake, attended the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition 2016 season kickoff, Saturday Jan. 9, at Eastern Washingto...

 
 Education    January 14, 2016

Bingo!

Salave Elementary School student Jersey Sconce (right) poses with the Safeway gift card she won at Salnave's Blizzard Bingo, Jan. 8 next to her friend Austynn Brash....

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    January 7, 2016

Cheney School bond proposal goes 0-2 in 2015

Coming in No. 4 in the 2015 Top 10 stories was the Cheney School District's $44.8 million proposed bond that failed twice when it went to voters. The ballot measure asked voters to approve an...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    January 7, 2016

Dorcheus donates locks to honor cousin's memory

Hallett Elementary School student Taylor Dorcheus was doing more than just getting a haircut when she and her family went into Wispies Hair Salon, in Medical Lake, Jan. 2. She was going donating her...

 
 Education    January 7, 2016

EWU to host FIRST Robotics Competition Central/Eastern Washington kickoff event

Washington FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics announced in a news release it will launch the 2016 competiton season with a worldwide kickoff event on Saturday,...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    December 31, 2015

Betz, Sunset to host health and wellness fairs

For families that want a jump start to getting healthier in the new year, the Cheney School District is partnering with Communities in Schools (CIS) to host two health and wellness fairs, one at Betz Elementary School, Jan. 12, from 5:30 — 7 p.m.,...

 
 Education    December 31, 2015

Eastern Washington University Gallery of Art to feature 'Domestic Legibility' exhibit

In a news release, the Eastern Washington University Gallery of Art announced it is holding an exhibit titled "Domestic Legibility" featuring artists Aaron Trampush and Bradley Gunn. The exhibit will...

 

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