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 By AL STOVER    Education    July 23, 2015 

Medical Lake Schools to partner with local Parks Department

Starting in the fall, Medical Lake School District teachers will have a one-hour late start release time on Friday mornings to give them additional work and collaboration time. One of the concerns for this was to create a place for younger students...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    July 23, 2015 

Pioneer Park Playground

A new piece of playground equipment was recently installed at Pioneer Park in Medical Lake. The wooden playground equipment previously at the park was vandalized in late 2014. The new equipment is...

 
 Education    July 23, 2015 

Brennan and Nanny named to school district positions

The Cheney School District has named Celina Brennan and Nicole Nanny to new positions within the district. According to news releases, Brennan was named the new principal at Salnave Elementary School on June 24 while Nanny became the new director of...

 
 By STAFF AND NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    Education    July 23, 2015 

Garcia to serve on Eastern board of trustees as student represenative

Eastern Washington University will have a new student voice on its board of trustees. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed EWU senior Mariana Garcia as the student representative to the board, replacing the graduating Francisco “Frank”...

 
 Education    July 23, 2015 

EWU Theatre and Modern Theater to co-produce 'Twelfth Night'

Eastern Washington University Theatre Department and Spokane’s Modern Theater invites audiences to a co-production of William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.” Directed by Jess Sanders, “Twelfth Night” is about love lost, love found and...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    July 16, 2015

State budget holds promise for Cheney School District

It takes training, skill and experience to put together a multi-million school district budget — especially given the Washington Legislature’s penchant for going down to the final session seconds before passing a budget. Given all that,...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    July 16, 2015

Superintendent Ames reflects on first year at ML

It's been a pretty smooth first year for Medical Lake School District Superintendent Tim Ames. At the end of 2013-14 school year, Ames took over for Dr. Pam Veltri, who left Medical Lake after 14...

 
 Education    July 16, 2015

Mustard receives doctorate

Cheney High School and Eastern Washington University alum T.J. Mustard graduated in June with a doctorate degree in chemistry from Oregon State University, where he defended his thesis “Computational Investigations of Transitional Metal Catalyses...

 
 Education    July 16, 2015

Sweeney makes Wichita State University honor roll

Cheney’s Adam Sweeney made the Wichita State University’s dean’s honor roll for spring 2015. To be included on the dean’s honor roll, a student must be enrolled full time — at least 12 credit hours — and earn at least a 3.5 grade point...

 
 Education    July 16, 2015

EWU new freshmen admission application deadline is Aug. 1

With a record number of entering freshmen expected this fall, Eastern Washington University announced in a news release that it will close the application for admission to new freshmen on Aug. 1. Students who have already applied to Eastern or who ar...

 
 Education    July 16, 2015

Medical Lake High School announces 2015 spring honor roll

Medical Lake High School announced their honor roll for the second semester of the 2014-15 school year. SOPHOMORES Principal’s Honor Roll Natasha R. Alsept, Serenity L. Bremer, Glori I. Cheevers, Grady A. Chiamulon, Chloe L. Christensen, Kristen...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    July 9, 2015

EWU trustees approve new investment strategy

The Eastern Washington University board of trustees met recently with their first goal the approval of a preliminary operating and capital budget for the 2015-17 biennium. But another mission was accomplished June 26 with a vote that will more...

 
 Education    July 9, 2015

Cheney FBLA students place at national conference

The Cheney High School FBLA Club (Future Business Leaders of America) took part in the FBLA National Business Leadership conference June 29 – July 2 in Chicago. The conference was attended by a...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    July 9, 2015

Medical Lake offers free meals

Although school is out for the summer, students can be seen in the Medical Lake Middle School cafeteria. The school district is currently offering its Summer Food Service Program, where it offers free...

 
 Education    July 9, 2015

Billings receives Fulbright award

Cheney High School alumna Jamie (Billings) Nolting has been selected for the prestigious Fulbright-Hays Group Project Aboard Program, a highly competitive, merit-based grant program founded by U.S. Sen. J. William Fulbright in 1946. The selection...

 
 Education    July 9, 2015

Ifft graduates from University of Montana

Cheney High School alumna Nora Ifft was one of 2,459 University of Montana student degree candidates receiving diplomas in spring 2015. Ifft graduated with high honors, 3.7 grade point average or higher, in receiving a bachelor of science degree in...

 
 Education    July 9, 2015

Cheney hosts regional mini-conference

Cheney High School played host to the annual Washington Association of Maintenance and Operation Administrators mini-conference for regional school districts. The June 25 conference was attended by maintenance and operations trades people and...

 
 Education    July 9, 2015

West Plains students make UW Dean's list

Several students from the Cheney area have been named to the University of Washington’s 2015 Winter Quarter’s Dean’s List. Cheney: Kayla Marie Fox, senior; Miranda Deanne Knight-Miles, senior; Danielle Marie VonLehe, senior and Cassidy Kaylane...

 
 Education    July 9, 2015

Hallett elementary honors PACE winners

Hallett Elementary announced the Partners Advancing Character Education (PACE) award winners for June. June’s PACE trait is integrity. PACE —Joshua Pullom, Tiana Schneider, Mary Plute, Charice Ballard, Brooklyn Bridges, Leda Garcia, Madi Spring,...

 
 Education    July 9, 2015

Local students qualify for EWU spring Dean's List

Several West Plains and Spangle residents made the Eastern Washington University dean’s list for the 2015 spring quarter. Cheney — Christina Walden, Kyle Barsness, Alexis McHan, Rachel Secor, Kaitlyn Oliver, Michaela Ebert, Kaitlin Harshman,...

 
 Education    July 9, 2015

Medical Lake High School announces spring honor roll

Medical Lake High School announced their honor roll for the second semester of the 2014-15 school year. SENIORS Principal’s Honor Roll Anna Becher, Nikolaj W. Beuchert, Justin K. Brundage, Stephanie T. Burris, Breena M. Cannon, Annette J. Carlson,...

 
 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...

 

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