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 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    May 17, 2018 

Cheney Girl Scouts work hits close to home

The five girls of Cheney Girl Scouts Troop 5110 want to earn the highest honor possible in Scouting - a bronze award. To do that, they must finish a project that impacts their community, and the one...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Education    May 17, 2018 

Eastern Washington receives accreditation from NACEP

Eastern Washington University is officially part of a new statistic, as it is one of 19 schools nationwide to be granted first-time accreditation from National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP). “It puts a stamp of approval on...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Education    May 17, 2018 

Cheney School District honors employees

The health services of Cheney School District won the Annette Grainer Team Collaboration award at the May 9 employee recognition ceremony....

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    May 17, 2018 

West Plains Rangers 4-H club enjoys growth spurt

Toss out the notion of just what the idea of a 4-H club is all about and what kind of feedback might one expect? Surely it would most likely revolve around farms and animals. But as West Plains Ranger...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    May 10, 2018

Medical Lake JROTC earns special honor

The Medical Lake High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps unit sits among some very special company - in the world. The unit and its instructors, Col. (Ret.) Lyle Powell and Chief Master...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    May 10, 2018

Michael Anderson Elementary to hold fundraiser

Michael Anderson Elementary School on Fairchild Air Force Base will stage its eighth annual ASB fundraiser, but unlike the one-night events most are familiar with, theirs will take place over a period of two weeks. “We are calling our fundraiser...

 

Medical Lake's Hallett Elementary School announces April award winners

Hallett Elementary School has announced its award winners for April, 2018. Kindergarten: Danker: Maesa Chimienti, Ava Grace, Elisha “Butch” Turnbough. Musselwhite: Cameron Christanson, Harmony Clark, Tyler Chicoine. Williams: Skylar Aguilar,...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    May 3, 2018

Cheney's Jacobsen wins state art award

Cheney High School freshman Johnathen Jacobsen wasn't even going to enter his award-winning ceramic piece titled "Sun" in the state Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction's annual Superint...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    May 3, 2018

Medical Lake School Board takes meeting on the road

The Medical Lake School Board took its show on the road once again April 25, playing to a sizeable audience of parents and staff at the middle school. Attendees were given a demonstration of a new program at the school known as Safe School...

 

Outdoor learning

Cheney Middle School seventh-graders got a chance to learn a little hands-on ecology on April 27 during an outdoor education field trip to some private property located on Curtis Road outside Cheney....

 

EWU business programs awarded continuing accreditation

Business programs within Eastern Washington University’s College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA) have earned extended accreditation from the highly respected AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)....

 

Phoenix Hanks earns a rare opportunity

One might wonder how Phoenix Hanks Jr. caught the eye of the U.S. Army and the Pro Football Hall of Fame and became one of 25 finalists across the nation to compete for a $2,500 college scholarship?...

 

Cheney board approves Windsor construction contract

At its April 18 meeting, the Cheney School District’s board of directors unanimously approved awarding a contract for construction work at Windsor Elementary School to Spokane general contractor T.W. Clark Construction. The award is the second...

 

Cheney School District announces summer nutrition program

The Cheney School District has released the schedule for its Simplified Summer Food Program for Children. All meals will be made available at no charge to attending children 18 years of age and younger, with adults charged $4. Meals will be served...

 

CHS nets four champions at FBLA conference

Cheney High School Future Business Leaders of America students spent the latter part of their spring break competing at the State Business Leadership Conference in Bellevue, April 4-7. The Blackhawks...

 

Cheney High's Suominen named Spokane Scholar winner

Cheney High School senior Rachel Suominen was one of 24 area students to receive awards at the 26th annual Spokane Scholars Foundation banquet Monday, April 16, at the Spokane Convention Center. Accor...

 

Eastern Washington partners on faculty recruiting and retention program

A new partnership will give Eastern Washington University more resources to recruit and retain faculty members from underrepresented populations. EWU has received “affiliate” partner status as a non-doctoral (PhD) granting institution with the...

 

Cheney Middle School business students travel to state

Cheney Middle School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) students spent a majority of their spring break in Bellevue, April 4–7 competing against 1,800 students across the state at the FBLA...

 

Medical Lake's Circuit Breakers are off to robotics nationals

The Medical Lake High School Circuit Breakers robotics team earned another notable accomplishment April 4–7 and hope to have more in a couple of weeks. Competing in Portland, Ore. against 64 teams f...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Education    April 12, 2018

EWU downtown student gallery hosts art senior capstone

The Eastern Washington University Downtown Student Gallery is getting as close to local as possible by showcasing 13 EWU bachelor of arts and bachelor of fine arts studio art major students for the...

 

Cheney High art students exhibit at annual regional show

Students of Cheney High School art teacher James Scarcello took part recently in an annual regional art show, exhibiting works with students from throughout Northeast Washington Educational Service...

 

Hallett Elementary School February March award winners - part 2

The following is the continuation of last week’s list of students who have won PACE, Bringing Up Grades and I Can awards from Hallett Elementary. February Third Grade: Swegle: Savanah Evans, Nicholas Childe, Ezra Rail. Dunlop: Bethany Halme,...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Education    April 5, 2018

CHS senior all-nighter hosts annual Buff Puff volleyball game

After hosting a Powder Puff football game in the fall, the Cheney High School senior all-nighter group is having the Buff Puff volleyball game on Friday, April 13. The event will kick off at 6:30 p.m. in the main gym. “We are very excited to contin...

 

Medical Lake Knowledge Bowl team tops in state

Another Medical Lake team has taken home a state championship, not with sweat and muscle, but with brain power. The high school Knowledge Bowl squad are now the owners of bragging rights after their...

 

Cheney High teacher uses award for Spanish Club rather than spa day

Cheney High School Spanish teacher Marissa Sheldon could no doubt use a relaxing day at a spa, given her schedule. However, the native of Brazil recently decided that her Spanish Club could use it -...

 

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