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 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    July 2, 2015 

EWU trustees approve preliminary budget

The Eastern Washington University board of trustees felt confident enough in the legislative process in Olympia they would have a budget to approve that they scheduled a June 26 meeting in Cheney. So much for great expectations when dealing with...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    July 2, 2015 

ML school board approves summer learning program

The Medical Lake School board breezed through a short agenda at its June 23 meeting. The board approved two summer learning programs for students. One is a reading intensive learning assessment program for third-graders who scored below the basic lev...

 
 Education    July 2, 2015 

Cheney Middle School announces fourth quarter honor roll

Cheney Middle School officials have released their fourth quarter honor roll for the 2014-2015 school year. The names are listed below. EIGHTH GRADE 4.0 GPA – Abigail Blazon, Julia Gundlach, Rachel Hove, Jaymee Knutson, Sara Nanny, Jameson Powell,...

 
 Education    July 2, 2015 

Medical Lake High School graduates receive scholarships and honors

The following Medical Lake High School graduates were awarded scholarships and honors. Fred Belga — Army ROTC scholarship, Gonzaga University stipend (three years), Gonzaga Unversity Deans List Scholarship, JROTC Certificate of Completion (four...

 
 By Margo Buckles    Education    July 2, 2015 

Girl Scouts donate to Youth Ranch

During a June 18 dedication ceremony, the Medical Lake Girl Scout Troop 3673 donated a flagpole to the Jensen Youth Memorial Ranch, 961 N. Stanley St....

 
 By Al Stover    Education    June 25, 2015

Medical Lake adopts course design policy

The Medical Lake School District continues to make modifications to its class courses. At its June meeting, the school board approved the second reading of Policy and Procedure 2020: Course Design Selection and Adoption. The purpose of P2020 is to...

 
 By Paul Delaney    Education    June 25, 2015

EWU graduates pursue unlikely path to Ph.D.s

It's been quite a journey for a pair of Eastern Washington University students who initially had serious doubts about higher education, but are now on the path to, of all things, doctoral degrees. Mikaila Leyva will attend Notre Dame University in...

 
 Education    June 25, 2015

McGourin wins George Fisher Scholarship

The Cheney High School Alumni Association has awarded the George Fisher Memorial Scholarship to Cheney High School graduate, Katie McGourin. While attending Cheney High School McGourin lettered in three sports and was a member of FFA and FBLA. She...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    June 18, 2015

Bacteria research leads to blue ribbon award

Cheney High School sophomore Laura Mertens-Plowman had a question, an ordinary question many of us often have about claims made by product manufacturers: Does that really work the way the label says...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    June 18, 2015

Eastern holds final Cheney commencement ceremony

The 123rd commencement for Eastern Washington University was a memorable milestone for nearly 2,900 graduates last Saturday, June 13 at Roos Field. First, it meant those seated on the red turf, had finally accomplished what they set out to do 4-5...

 
 Education    June 18, 2015

Hallett Elementary honors May student award winners

Hallett Elementary announced the Partners Advancing Character Education (PACE) award winners for May. May’s PACE trait is courage. PACE — Samuel Zapalac, Kaylynn Adair, Elizabeth Rhea, Dakota Doubek, Grace Cornwall, Trinity Hamilton-Becker,...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    June 18, 2015

Cheney hires new principal, nutrition director

The Cheney School District has announced the hiring of a new nutrition services director and a new principal at Sunset Elementary School in Airway Heights. In a June 5 news release, the district announced that it has hired former Centennial Middle...

 
 Education    June 18, 2015

West Plains students receive GU honors

Caley Edwards, of Medical Lake, earned a bachelor of arts degree in journalism with a minor in dance from Gonzaga University, during the school’s May 11 commencement ceremony at the Spokane Arena. In addition to Edwards, four West Plains residents...

 
 Education    June 18, 2015

Sweeney earns local scholarship

Beta Sigma Phi, an international non-academic Cheney women's organization, has honored Cheney High School graduating senior Kaitlyn Sweeney with a scholarship for her many academic and community...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    June 11, 2015

Cheney High School approves updated constitution

Cheney High School finally has an updated new Associated Student Body constitution. At its May 27 meeting, the Cheney School District board of directors received a report and a copy of the new constitution from several ASB officers and high school as...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    June 11, 2015

Eastern plays waiting game with 2015-17 budget

When you deal in the kind of money Eastern Washington University does with its biennial budget, and with a state legislature that has a hard time agreeing, it’s good to be flexible At one time that would have meant an old fashion pencil with a big...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    June 11, 2015

Biliteral seniors

Ten Cheney High School graduating seniors have earned the Seal of Biliteracy through either the STAMP (Standards-based Measurement of Proficiency) or AP (Advanced Placement) tests. Biliteracy...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    June 11, 2015

Student team promotes positive change at middle school

A student-led team is helping lead the movement to make Medical Lake Middle School a better place. Earlier this year, Medical Lake became the latest school district to implement the PBIS (positive behavior intervention support) program. During a...

 
 Education    June 11, 2015

CHS May students of the month

Cheney High School has released the names of its Students of the Month for May. Students are listed as follows by student name, department and grade level. Anthoni Ahenakew, graphic arts, sophomore;...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    June 11, 2015

Medical Lake begins budget discussions

The actions of the Washington House and Senate — or lack thereof — will have an impact on how the Medical Lake School District prepares their budget next year. During a report, business manager Chad Moss explained that the House and Senate are...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    June 4, 2015

Hetrick and Emert named CHS valedictorians

Sonora Hetrick and Keith Emert have been named valedictorians of the Cheney High School graduating class of 2015. Both students achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average. Hetrick moved to Cheney...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    June 4, 2015

Medical Lake's Burris to attend Pepperdine University

For Stephanie Burris, being the valedictorian of her graduating class was a goal she set in her freshman year. She accomplished it back in March. "(Setting that goal) got me to take harder classes...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    June 4, 2015

Three Springs High School graduates find their own way to success

Most students face challenges in reaching their educational goals - elementary, middle, high school and college. For students at Cheney's Three Springs High School, those challenges can be different...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    June 4, 2015

Three named as Cheney High School salutatorians

Connor Pratt, Allison Sanchez and Jackson Spencer have been selected as salutatorians for the Cheney High School graduating class of 2015. Pratt is a life-long Cheney resident. His mother is a...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    June 4, 2015

Isherwood to study medicine at Whitworth University

Medical Lake High School senior Kris Isherwood has worn many hats throughout his academic career including Key Club secretary and National Honor Society president. Now he'll don one more -...

 

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