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 By AL STOVER    Education    April 10, 2014 

Veltri ready for new journey and challenges in Mead

The Medical Lake School District will be saying goodbye to one of their longtime leaders. In an email to school staff back in March, Superintendent Dr. Pam Veltri announced her resignation and explained that she will be taking a position as an...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    April 10, 2014 

Passport helps students keep up with the changing world

Next time you run into a student from Cheney's Betz Elementary School, ask them what level they are in the Passport Club? If they're a "Geo Whiz," they should respond by naming all 195 countries in th...

 
 Education    April 10, 2014 

CHS announces March students of the month

Standing left to right: Jessica Camacho, Amanda Hosmer, Johanna Sherman, Mya Geisler, Kymberly Zachman, Samantha Oldman, Kora Wevers and Elena Munoz-Zamora. Sitting left to right: Tyler McBride,...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    April 10, 2014 

MLSD celebrates 15th annual book festival

Students and their parents packed the Medical Lake High School Gym, April 3, as the school district held its 15th annual book festival. Every child who came to the event received at least eight new...

 
 Education    April 10, 2014 

Hallett Elementary School reveals award winners

Hallett Elementary School announced students earning awards for the month of March. The character trait of the month was caring. Pride Braden Durbin, Bailey Kutch, Eli Whitehead, Evan Gardner, Kailyn Wilder, Rya Monroe, Jamal Shyvers, Jessa...

 
 By Al Stover    Education    April 3, 2014

Medical Lake school brings common core to curriculum

The Medical Lake School District will continue to implement elements of the new Common Core standards into their curriculum. Medical Lake High School principal John McSmith and vice principal Chris...

 
 Education    April 3, 2014

Cheney School Board approves sale of Fisher Building - again

For the second time in less than a year, the Cheney School District board of directors has agreed to sell the Fisher Building. The board unanimously approved a recommendation by school district staff to sign an agreement selling the almost...

 
 By Al Stover    Education    April 3, 2014

Albertsen channels Chekov for senior project

Medical Lake High School student Kyla Albertsen got a chance to show audiences her passion for theater as she presented "The Boor," as her senior project. "The Boor" is a one-act comedy play from Russ...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    March 27, 2014

Medical Lake students construct custom machines

Robots were the theme for the March 22 STEM Lab at Hallett Elementary. Students and their parents assembled small machines from Lego Mindstorm NXT kits. Once they were finished constructing their...

 
 By Al Stover    Education    March 27, 2014

Community comes together to raise money for scholars

The Medical Lake Dollars for Scholars (MLDFS) held their annual “Spring Thing” fundraiser, March 22, to raise money for their scholarship fund. The theme for this year’s event was “Puttin’ On The Ritz.” According to MLDFS treasurer...

 
 Education    March 27, 2014

Hallett Elementary reveals February award winners

Hallett Elementary School announced students earning awards for the month of Feburary. The character trait of the month was fairness. Pride McKenzee Patterson, Brooklyn Bridges, Joshua Goodman, Shayla Daly, Ashton Kidd, Leda Garcia, Madison Spring,...

 
 Education    March 27, 2014

Bowater send-off

Hundreds of students, teachers and military family members (left) lined up in support of London Bowater as she left for Seattle, March 19, where she will begin treatment for the second time for acute...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    March 27, 2014

Medical Lake High School band performs at concert festival

The Medical Lake High School Wind Ensemble traveled to Pullman, March 14, to participate in Washington State University’s Concert Festival. Medical Lake High School band director Craig Johnson said the band performed a variety of musical styles,...

 
 By News Service Reports    Education    March 27, 2014

Chamber of Commerce hosts 'Best of the West' event

Last Thursday, March 20, 250 attendees gathered at Northern Quest Resort’s Pavilion as the West Plains Chamber of Commerce honored outstanding members in the community at the “Best of the West” gala. Chamber president Denise Vickerman, Spokane...

 
 Education    March 27, 2014

Cardinal Star Endowment Fund Growth

The Medical Lake Dollars for Scholars foundation was founded in 2001. Through donations from several local organizations and businesses, they have raised over $90,000 for their Permanent Endowment...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    March 20, 2014

Cheney school board OKs public hearing on Fisher Building

Cheney School District’s board of directors voted unanimously at their March 12 meeting to hold a public hearing March 26 to discuss an offer to purchase the district’s former administration building. NAI Black Realtor Mitch Swenson told the...

 
 Education    March 20, 2014

CHS announces February students of the month

Cheney High School has released the names of the February students of the month. The students are listed as follows by department, name and class standing: Agriculture, Zack Elkins, senior; art,...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    March 20, 2014

Circuit Breakers take 11th in FIRST Robotics Competiton

The Medical Lake High School Circuit Breakers team competed in the FIRST Robotics Competition, March 14-15 at Eastern Washington University. The Circuit Breakers earned the Highest Seeded Rookie award...

 
 By FROM STAFF REPORTS    Education    March 20, 2014

Volesky takes over 101st Airborne Division

A graduate of Eastern Washington University’s ROTC program has been named the new commander of one of the U.S. Army’s most prestigious and historical units. Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky will take over command of the 101st Airborne Division, known...

 
 Education    March 20, 2014

Medical Lake Middle School announces honor roll

Medical Lake Middle School revealed the honor roll for the second trimester 2014. Principal’s Honor Roll (4.0 GPA) Eighth Grade: Korynn E. Armendarez, Justyce C. Cogswell, Emilie E. Browning, Taylor R. Cannon, Phoenix G. Hanks Jr., Tanner D....

 
 Education    March 20, 2014

CHS students earn honors

Two Cheney High School students have earned national honors on the 2014 National German Exam. Junior Alicia Hubbard (left) placed in the 88 percentile of Level 2 (second year) and is a Silver Medal...

 
 Education    March 20, 2014

Blackhawks and Ctrl-Z

The Blackhawks Robotics team competed in the FIRST Robotics Competition with their robot "Ctrl-Z," March 14-15, at EWU. Cheney came in 25th place at the competition and earned 12 points. Pictured...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    March 13, 2014

EWU trustees hire company for presidential search

At a special meeting March 5, Eastern Washington University’s board of trustees approved the hiring of a consultant firm to help search for a new president. The board accepted a bid from EFL Associates to help in the hunt for a replacement for Dr....

 
 By KELSEY LAVELLE    Education    March 13, 2014

Eastern to hold Student Creative Works Symposium in May

Eastern Washington University will dedicate two days in May for students to present during a multidisciplinary symposium. The event allows students to present original works to a group of around 130 faculty advisors and mentors. The symposium...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    March 13, 2014

Hallett Elementary School meets goal for annual book fair

Hallett Elementary School once again held their annual book fair, sponsored by Scholastic Books, March 3-7. Diana Jones, the head library tech for Hallett said the fair helps the school purchase more...

 

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