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 Education    May 19, 2016 

Cheney School District honors employees for their service

Community members, friends and family came to honor Cheney School District teachers, staff and retirees at the annual Employee Recognition Night, held on May 11 at Snowdon Elementary School. Winners...

 
 Education    May 19, 2016 

SIA's Armstrong receives award

During the 2016 Airports Council International North America Business of Airports Conference Awards Banquet held in April in Orlando, Fla., Dave Armstrong the director of finance at Spokane...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    May 19, 2016 

Cheney Board approves Fisher Building sale

The Fisher Building, formerly the Cheney School District administration building, has been sold for the fourth time in two years. At its May 11 meeting, the Cheney School Board approved a proposed sale agreement with Eastmark Capital Group LLC., a...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    May 19, 2016 

Eastern ROTC particpates in leadership exercise

The four squadrons comprised of Eastern Washington University ROTC cadets arrived at the mock village. Some cadets secured the perimeter while others engaged the village's elder to gather information...

 
 Education    May 19, 2016 

Hallett Elementary School announces April award winners

Hallett Elementary School announced its award winners for April. April’s PACE trait is trustworthiness. PACE (Trustworthiness) — Hannah Jenkins, Cole Carter, Grayson Wolfe, Kaison Rudy, Alison Brogan, Isabella Nolan, Dylan Schwartz, Jess...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    May 19, 2016 

Blood drive

Sophomore Justyce Cogswell was one of many students who donated blood at the Medical Lake High School's annual blood drive, May 11....

 
 Education    May 19, 2016 

CHS announces freshmen and sophomore honor roll

Sophomores 4.0 — Anna V. Arensmeyer, Marlyse S. Assonken, Joshua E. Browne, Megumi O. Call, Melissa M. Daniels, Aaron B. Fillmore, Am’mi S. Hanna, Anya C. Howko-Johnson, Evarosa T. Perry, Elizabeth J. Potter, Patrick D. Purviance, Benjamin H....

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    May 12, 2016

McGowan and Strieb take fourth at drill championships

Medical Lake High School Junior ROTC cadets senior Katie McGowan and junior Josh Strieb added some hardware to the school's trophy case after they finished fourth in the dual armed competition at the...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    May 12, 2016

Children's author Nesbitt visits Salnave

"Are you ready to have some fun?" That is how children's author and poet Kenn Nesbitt greeted students when he visited Salnave Elementary School, May 6. Nesbitt, who resides in Spokane, gave poetry...

 
 By Craig Johnson    Education    May 12, 2016

Music makers

Students from both Cheney and Medical Lake high schools participated in the Washington Musicians Educators Association's state solo/ensemble festival, April 30. Medical Lake's Nick Isherwood...

 
 Education    May 12, 2016

Cheney High School announces first semester honor roll

Seniors 4.0 — Claire S. Arensmeyer, Mariah D. Arlint, Ryan M. Axtell, Monica R. Dahlstrom, Amanda N. Foster, Moriah K. Gaul, Abby L. Hammermeister, Kayla B. Kilner, Abigail C. Little, Codi T. Onda, Shayla I. Payne, Hannah R. Simonsen, Shogo H. Star...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    May 12, 2016

Merchant's Association to begin local TV ads

Cheney and its businesses will soon be starring in a pilot program from the Cheney Merchants’ Association featuring television ads carried to Davis Communications customers. The spots will feature CMA members identifying themselves and their...

 
 Education    May 12, 2016

Education Briefs

Books2Eat returns to JFK Library, May 16 Eastern Washington University Libraries will once again host Books2Eat at the JFK Library, Monday, May 16 at 1 p.m. Students, faculty, staff and the community are invited to create an edible treat — one not...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    May 5, 2016

Cheney School Board receives facilities report

The Cheney School Board received the results of a facilities study and survey report at its April 27 meeting. Ned Warnick, of Design West, explained he had reviewed the district’s current facilities, educational program needs, enrollment growth...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    May 5, 2016

Fund Run

Kindergartners and their parents (pictured above) along, with other students, particpated in Hallett Elementary School's annual "Wow Now Fund Run." Students raised $16,811.11 for the school's...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    May 5, 2016

Medical Lake School District to refinance 2010 bonds

At its April 26 meeting, the Medical Lake School Board approved a resolution to allow the school district to refinance $13.7 million of its general obligation bonds from 2010. The $13.7 million is what’s left from a $15.65 million school bond...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    May 5, 2016

Three Springs leadership class learning to shape the future

For a class that's only been around since November, the Three Springs High School's leadership class is completing one project after another. Three Springs High School is an alternative school...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    May 5, 2016

Veterans Resource Center to host career workshop, resource fair

The Eastern Washington University’s Veterans Resource Center is hosting a couple of events in May to help students and community members who have served in the military. The first is a Veterans Career Workshop, May 11, from 2:40–4 p.m. in...

 
 Education    May 5, 2016

Buddhist lecture series

Eastern Washington University’s College of Arts, Letters and Education this month is sponsoring a series of lectures from a Tibetan monk who is a world-renowned scholar and highly regarded educator. The lectures, which are free and open to the...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    April 28, 2016

Dirty Diggers Gardening Club continues to grow

Snowdon Elementary School's Dirty Diggers Organic Gardening Club isn't just a clever name. During lunch recess on Tuesdays and Thursdays, students will go outside to the back of the building to where...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    April 28, 2016

Ryan repeats as MLMS chess tournament champion

The Medical Lake Middle School held its third annual chess tournament, April 23, with Josh Wagner winning the eighth-grade and under division and Jeremy Ryan winning the ninth-grade and older...

 
 Education    April 28, 2016

CHS March students of the month

Cheney High School announced the names of its students of the month for March. Students are listed as follows by student name, department and grade level. Kain Barnes, business, sophomore; Melissa...

 
 Education    April 28, 2016

West Plains residents make EWU winter quarter Dean's List

Eastern Washington University recently named the following West Plains students to the winter quarter dean’s honor roll for the 2015-16 academic year. Airway Heights —Jared Costilla and Cory Loucks. Cheney — Cody Ableman, Holiel Alboraik,...

 
 Education    April 28, 2016

Cheney High FBLA members qualify for national conference

The Cheney High School's Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter had a fantastic showing at the Washington State Business Leadership Conference in Spokane, April 21-23. Twenty-seven students...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    April 21, 2016

Public hearing for potential sale of Fisher Building set

Once again the Fisher Building has a potential buyer. At its April 13 meeting, the Cheney School Board voted to hold a public hearing at its May 11 meeting at 7:05 p.m. at Snowdon Elementary School re...

 

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