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 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    September 11, 2014 

Cheney schools receive teacher development grants

Three Cheney schools have been selected to be among 45 schools statewide to participate in a cutting edge initiative providing teachers with stronger professional experience and development opportunities in math and science. Washington STEM...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    September 11, 2014 

Medical Lake marching band to play on WSU home turf

The Medical Lake High School marching band is off to a busy start as they performed during halftime of last Friday's Medical Lake football game at home against the Orofino Maniacs. The band is...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    September 11, 2014 

Camp Selah provides after-school program

Medical Lake students who are looking for something to do after school can go to the Selah Day Scouts Day Camp after-school program at the Jensen Youth Memorial Ranch, 961 N. Stanley St. The after-sch...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    September 4, 2014

Medical Lake School District adopts Engage NY Math curriculum

At the Aug. 26 school board meeting, the Medical Lake School District board of directors approved the Engage NY Math Curriculum. According to the Engage NY website, the curriculum is created by the New York State Education Department to implement...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    September 4, 2014

Cheney school board accepts technical grant, approves ASB fees

Other than passing a resolution to hold a high school construction bond vote in 2015, the Cheney School Board's agenda for their final meeting, Aug. 20, before the start of the 2014-2015 school year was rather light. The board unanimously approved th...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    September 4, 2014

New to the district

Some of the close to 40 new teachers and staff hires in the Cheney School District pose for a photo during the Aug. 20 orientation session at the district's support site on Needham...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    September 4, 2014

Everett transitions into role as ML special education coordinator

There are some changes coming for Medical Lake School District’s Special Education program. Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) coordinator Ann Everett is the new special education coordinator for the school district. Everett spent mos...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    August 28, 2014

Medical Lake School District to implement more STEM elements

The Medical Lake School District is ready to kick off another year of their Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) program. STEM coordinator Ann Everett said Medical Lake would once again launch a Project Lead the Way curriculum. She said...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    August 28, 2014

From missiles to math books - Cheney School District dedicates new support site

Theoretically, with a pair of good binoculars, on a clear day a person can see every school in the Cheney School District from the top of 2,884-foot Needham Hill. The hill officially became the...

 
 Education    August 28, 2014

ML students qualify for Laureate Society

Danielle Burris and Donna Schrock, both of Medical Lake, have been named to the Whitworth University Laureate Society for spring semester 2014. The student(s) qualified for the academic honor society by maintaining a grade-point average of at least...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    July 24, 2014

Cheney school board contemplates high school bond decision

Cheney School District board of directors received a financial outlook at their July 16 meeting concerning a possible bond vote to fund a remodel and expansion of the district’s high school — an outlook that left them with even more questions....

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    July 24, 2014

Cheney and Medical Lake schools partner with West Plains ECEAP

Parents living in the West Plains area and looking for options for preschool in the fall will have more opportunities available to them. The West Plains' Early Child Education and Assistance Program...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    July 24, 2014

New EWU student trustee a good fit on many fronts

If Eastern Washington University was looking for a student who might best possibly illustrate its mission to attract both first-ever college students, and minorities, it looks like he's been found in...

 
 Education    July 24, 2014

Cheney Residents make Washington dean's list

Several students from the Cheney area were named to the University of Washington’s dean’s list for the 2014 winter quarter. Students are listed by name and grade. Calvin A. Berstler, freshman; Kayla M. Fox, junior; Hayden B. Gerstenkorn, junior;...

 
 By Al Stover    Education    July 17, 2014

Medical Lake students show growth in NWEA testing

Medical Lake School District students continue to increase their reading and math scores. Kim Headrick, director of teaching and learning, unveiled Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) math and reading test scores for the 2013-14 school year at th...

 
 Education    July 17, 2014

EWU wins $2 million federal grant

Eastern Washington University has received a $2.125 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Education designed to support students from migrant and seasonal farmworker backgrounds during their first year in college. This is the third time s...

 
 Education    July 17, 2014

Starr receives Seattle Business Forum scholarship

Cheney High School alumna Elica Chelsy Starr received a $2,000 Seattle Business Forum Scholarship for the 2014-2015 academic year. Starr, daughter of Gary and Himoni Starr, plans to attend Western Washington University and will enroll in the Honors...

 
 Education    July 17, 2014

Cheney and Medical Lake residents earn Whitworth degrees

Jessica Jensen, of Cheney, and Richard Aley, of Medical Lake, graduated from Whitworth University. Jensen was awarded a bachelor of arts in music. Aley earned a bachelor of arts in kinesiology and a bachelor of science in athletic training....

 
 Education    July 17, 2014

Ifft makes Montana's Dean's List for spring

Cheney High School alumna Nora Ifft made the University of Montana’s Dean’s List for spring 2014. To qualify, students must be undergraduates, earn a semester GPA of 3.5 or higher and receive A or B grades in at least nine cre...

 
 Education    July 17, 2014

Eastern releases 2014 spring honor roll

Eastern Washington University recently named the following Airway Heights, Cheney and Medical Lake students to the spring quarter dean’s honor roll for the 2013-14 academic year: Airway Heights — Tiffany Perez. Cheney — Alexander Adams,...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    July 10, 2014

Cheney School District using summer to deal with deferred repairs

While students and staff may have the summer off, projects in the Cheney School District will be keeping maintenance personnel and local contractors pretty busy. The district is doing about $4.2 milli...

 
 Education    July 10, 2014

Medical Lake School District approves budget

By AL STOVER Staff Reporter The Medical Lake School District has their budget for the 2014-15 school year. The board of directors approved a resolution to pass the budget at the June 24 school board meeting. Business manager Don Johnson said this...

 
 Education    July 10, 2014

West Plains students make CWU honor roll

Elizabeth Sande and Anna Parker, both of Cheney, and Jessica Sampson, of Medical Lake, made the Central Washington University spring honor roll. CWU undergraduate students who earn a 3.5 or better grade point average, on a 4.0 scale, while carrying...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    July 3, 2014

Cheney School District adopts 2014-2015 budget

The Cheney School District's board of directors unanimously passed the district's $45.7 million 2014-2015 general fund budget at their regular meeting June 25. The amount is just over 8.4 percent more...

 

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