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 By AL STOVER    Education    April 23, 2015 

Hallett finishes third in Math is Cool competition

The fourth-grade Hallett Hawks Elementary Math is Cool team brought home a new plaque for the school's trophy case after they placed third with 109 points at the Spokane Division II Math is Cool...

 
 Education    April 23, 2015 

Cheney FLBA students qualify for national conference

The Cheney High School FBLA Club (Future Business Leaders of America) competed last weekend at the Washington State Business Leader conference in Spokane, April 15-17. In a competition of 1,700, the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    April 23, 2015 

Eastern's Fuller named new Western Oregon president

Dr. Rex Fuller, who was a finalist to become Eastern Washington University’s new president a little less than a year ago, was named the 23rd president of Western Oregon University in Monmouth, Ore., April 16. Fuller, an economist and professor of...

 
 Education    April 23, 2015 

MLMS honors April PACE students

Medical Lake Middle School honored six students who were selected for the April Partners Advancing Character Education (PACE) Student of the Month award. They received certificates and T-shirts and...

 
 Education    April 23, 2015 

Cheney High School announces winter quarter honor roll

Cheney High School has released the names of students who have achieved honor roll status for winter quarter 2015. The students are listed below by grade point average. SENIORS 4.0 GPA Drew C. Colvin, Andie L. Connor, Keith C. Emert, Valentina C....

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    April 23, 2015 

More to consider when it comes to the Cheney High School bond

By JOHN McCALLUM Editor There are a lot of issues surrounding the Cheney School District’s proposed $44.8 million bond to expand and renovate Cheney High School. Proponents and opponents of the bond have lined out some of these through letters to...

 
 Education    April 23, 2015 

Vote 'yes' for the high school bond measure

I’ve lived in Cheney for more than a decade, I work at Eastern Washington University, and I have two kids in the Cheney School District. As we consider whether or not to approve a bond to renovate Cheney High School, I think many of us find ourselv...

 
 Education    April 16, 2015

Cheney Middle School announces honor roll

Cheney Middle School has released its list of students achieving honor roll status during the 2014-2015 school year third quarter. These names are published below. EIGHTH GRADE 4.0 GPA — Julia Gundlach, Rachel Hove, Sara Nanny, Lincoln Oldham,...

 
 Education    April 16, 2015

Westwood Middle School reveals Term 3 honor roll

Westwood Middle School announced its honor roll for the third term of the 2014-15 school year. Two hundred and eighty-eight students made the honor roll. These names are published below. EIGHTH GRADE 4.0 —Jordan M. Agee, Avienda R. Anderson, Jacob...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    April 16, 2015

Robotic Racers

Joe Gardner (left) atttempts to start his racer while his classmate Delaney Gunther (right) watches. Mia Talley (center) waits for the signal to begin the race from instructor Marcie Dayton (not...

 
 Education    April 16, 2015

CHS March students of the month

Cheney High School has released its students of the month for March. The students are listed as follows by department, name and class standing: Dallas Brown, health and fitness, senior; Dakota...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    April 16, 2015

NCUR brings thousands of students to EWU

Eastern Washington University’s campus, and Cheney, will be a very busy place in the next few days as the school and community host the 29th annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research, or NCUR, April 16-18. Eastern will host NCUR for the...

 
 Education    April 16, 2015

NCUR at a glance

• More than 3,000 oral, poster, performance and visual arts presentations. • Over 700 faculty and staff mentors • 390 colleges and universities. • 42 states plus Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico. • 60 students from seven countries (Qatar,...

 
 Education    April 16, 2015

Brown makes Oregon State University honor roll

Cheney’s Amber J. Brown, who is majoring in biology, was one of 3,767 students who earned a 3.5 or better to be named on Oregon State University’s Scholastic Winter Honor Roll. A total of 889 students earned a 4.0. To be on OSU’s honor roll,...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    April 9, 2015

Circuit Breakers finish 16th at FIRST robotics districts

The Medical Lake High School Circuit Breakers' season concluded April 4 at the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Pacific Northwest District Championships robotics...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    April 9, 2015

Hallett students gear up for Bloomsday

Ever wanted to run through the hallways of an elementary school without getting into trouble? A group of students participating in Hallett Elementary's Fit For Bloomsday after-school program got to...

 
 Education    April 9, 2015

Cheney alum wins Bradfield scholarship

Quindry Murphy, a 2012 graduate of Cheney High School, has been awarded a Bradfield Family Scholarship for the current academic year at Eastern Washington University. The award is given to outstanding students majoring in music or geography....

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    April 9, 2015

Halls visits Medical Lake

Local author Kelly Milner Halls (left) signs one of her books for a student. Halls was the guest author at the 16th annual Medical Lake Reading Festival, April 2....

 
 Education    April 9, 2015

Barry to present at Whitman Conference

Lucas Barry, a 2012 graduate of Cheney High School and currently a junior at Whitman College, is one of a number of students sharing research and creative projects in the 17th annual Whitman Undergraduate Conference. The projects are a result of the...

 
 Education    April 9, 2015

Hallett Elementary honors PACE students

Hallett Elementary announced the Partners Advancing Character Education (PACE) award winners for March. March’s PACE trait is diligence. PACE award — Garrett Huston, Allison Appel, Jordyn Stein, Owen Beal, Owen Decker, Joshua Goodman, Ashton Kidd...

 
 Education    April 9, 2015

Hopkins to speak at Book Club meeting

Local author Vern Hopkins will discuss his book “It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time” at the April 13 Medical Lake Book Club meeting. The meeting begins with refreshments and a social at 12:30 p.m. “It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time”...

 
 Education    April 9, 2015

"Remembering Generations" seminar

The annual genealogical research seminar “Remembering Generations: A Family Discovery Day” is taking place Saturday, April 18, from 8:40 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints located at 10405 W. Melville Road....

 
 Education    April 9, 2015

Train and rail traffic meeting at United Church of Christ

A meeting of citizens concerned about increased rail traffic through Cheney will be held Thursday, April 16 at 7 p.m. at the United Church of Christ in Cheney. For information contact Nancy Street at 235-5458....

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    April 2, 2015

School district accepts third offer to purchase Fisher Building

When it comes to selling the Cheney School District’s surplused administration building, the district’s school board members likely hope there’s truth to the saying “Third time’s a charm.” For the third time in a year and two-thirds the...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    April 2, 2015

Ryan and students continue Medical Lake chess tradition

After most Medical Lake Middle School students have left school for the day, several of their classmates sit quietly in a classroom, hovering over a chessboard and waiting for their opponent's move....

 

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