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 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    January 15, 2015 

Cyber Patriots provide views of technology's 'real' world

Hanging out at a meeting of Cheney High School's Cyber Patriots club is like going to sleep and waking up in a non-English speaking country during the middle of a large community meeting. You don't...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    January 15, 2015 

Hougar to represent Medical Lake at Spokane Lilac Festival coronation

Medical Lake High School senior Katelynn Hougar is within reach of becoming one of the 2015 Spokane Lilac Festival Royal Court. She just has to overcome one last hurdle Jan. 25, when she competes at...

 
 Education    January 15, 2015 

EWU gallery presents 'Two by Two: small-scale ceramic sculpture biennial'

Eastern Washington University Gallery of Art is pleased to present the "Two by Two: small-scale ceramic sculpture biennial" exhibit Jan. 28 – March 13. A reception will be held at the gallery on Wed...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    January 15, 2015 

Headrick finishes first in Hallett Geography bee

Reid Headrick took first place in the annual Hallett Elementary Geography Bee. Headrick and other students were quizzed on various geographical topics. He will take a written exam in hopes of...

 
 Education    January 8, 2015

Beal named regional distinguished principal

Cheney School District Principal Matt Beal has been selected by elementary school principals in the Northeast Washington region as one of 18 distinguished principals in the state for the 2014-2015...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    January 8, 2015

Golden Feather Spirit Game is Wednesday, Jan. 14

The Cheney basketball teams will travel to Medical Lake to engage in the annual Spirit Game Wednesday, Jan. 14. The theme this year is "Back To The Feather," a play on the movie, "Back to the...

 
 Education    January 8, 2015

Hallett announces November and December award winners

Hallett Elementary announced the Partners Advancing Character Education (PACE) award winners for November and December. PACE/Pride award Levi Garcia, Ashtyn Butterfield, Samantha Sallas, Waylon Grimes, Marcus Durbin, Audrey Hall, Brookleyn Gallup,...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    January 1, 2015

Cheney schools puts high school bond, M&O levy on 2015 ballot

The biggest Cheney School District education story of 2014 is likely to be one of the biggest stories for 2015 - a $44.88 million bond to expand and renovate the district's only high school. The 4-1...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    January 1, 2015

Medical Lake district welcomes Ames as superintendent

The Medical Lake School District said goodbye to former superintendent Dr. Pam Veltri, who took a position as an assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction with the Mead School District....

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    January 1, 2015

Eastern hires first woman president to replace Arévalo

The changing of the guard that took place as Eastern Washington University's 25th president, Dr. Rodolfo Arévalo, stepped down from the job and was replaced by Dr. Mary Cullinan, was historic in a nu...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    December 25, 2014

Medical Lake School board approves policies

The Medical Lake School board of directors wrapped up another year Dec. 16 with a short meeting. In action items, the board approved the first reading of the updated policy P2161 — Special Education and Related Services for Eligible Students. The...

 
 Education    December 25, 2014

West Plains Fire Academy graduates 23 recruits

The West Plains Fire Academy held the graduation of its second 2014 class on Thursday Dec. 18 at Medical Lake High School. The academy consists of firefighter recruits from Airway Heights Fire, Medica...

 
 By Michael Anderson Elementary    Education    December 25, 2014

Michael Anderson Awards

Third-grade teacher Shannon Vickrey and her class during Michael Anderson's November/December awards. They won the golden music stand for the month of November....

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    December 25, 2014

Airway Heights preps for Youth Commission

The Airway Heights Parks and Recreation Department held an informational meeting Dec. 19 for the city’s Youth Advisory Committee (YAC). Department staff, along with several youth discussed goals and programs they would like to implement once the...

 
 Education    December 25, 2014

Cheney DECA competes for state shot

Cheney High School DECA students took part in the annual Area 11 competition Dec. 8 at Spokane Falls Community College. DECA advisor Jeff Pike said the 22 students in the two photos competed against...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    December 18, 2014

Blackhawks turn hard work into hardware

Marching band may not be a sport, but if you factor in how long and hard the member's of Cheney High School's band program put in practicing and preparing for competition, it might as well be. And if...

 
 Education    December 18, 2014

Medical Lake Middle School announces first trimester honor roll

Medical Lake Middle School announced the honor roll for the first trimester of the 2014-15 school year. PRINCIPAL’S HONOR ROLL (4.0) Eighth Grade Savannah M. Dick, Megan Goertz, Kaden C. Lee, Julia N. Olmstead and Sarah E. Ransom. Seventh Grade Sia...

 
 By Lynn Burns    Education    December 18, 2014

CHS October Students of the Month

Cheney High School October Students of the Month are pictured above as follows: back row from left to right - Mariah Gilbert, Caleb Athonvangkul, Drew Walker Austin Kline, Maegan DuFour and Jaci...

 
 Education    December 18, 2014

Medical Lake honors PACE December students

Medical Lake Middle School honored six students who were selected for the December Partners Advancing Character Education (PACE) Student of the Month award. They were treated to a special on Dec. 12...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    December 11, 2014

Hallett Elementary raises money for ALS

Hallett Elementary School's annual "Hawks Helping Others" holiday fundraiser is underway. In addition to collecting food, pet food and supplies for the Medical Lake Food Bank, students are raising mon...

 
 Education    December 11, 2014

Westwood Middle School announces fall honor roll

Sixth Grade 4.0 — Makenna M. Benson, Dusten T. Butikofer, Hannah L. Cross, Emma J. Evans, Sara C. Graham, Steven R. Johnson, Elissa R. Jones, Lauren A. O’Callaghan, Alaina J. O’Connell, Anna E. Richardson and Jaela D. Thornburg. 3.9 — 3.5...

 
 By Al Stover    Education    December 11, 2014

MLNJHS volunteers at Santa Breakfast

Medical Lake Middle School students Siane Asladon and Tawni Bremer help two foster children pick out wrapping paper for their parent's gifts. Asladon, Bremer and others members of the Medical Lake...

 
 Education    December 4, 2014

Cheney Middle School announces honor roll for first quarter

Cheney Middle School announced their honor roll for the 2014-15 fall quarter. Sixth-Grade 4.0 GPA — Katelyn Alderson, Jonathan Bailey, Sofia Day, Charles Gerber, Moriah Hallin, Marisity Jagim-Kern, Andrew Kennedy, Kayli Lucas, Marlena Mizzoni,...

 
 Education    December 4, 2014

Michael Anderson honors student of the month and Elite Eagle winners

Michael Anderson Elementary announced their students of the month for October. The trait of the month was responsibility. Student of the Month: Tyler Askins, Audrey Perryman, Hayley Solis, London Branch, Keahi Brito, Gabriel Burke, Isabelle Gonzalez,...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    December 4, 2014

Backpack Buddies

The Medical Lake High School leadership class completed the first phase of their "Backpack Buddies" project. The class received $100 from Spokane Teacher's Credit Union (STCU) to puchase backpacks...

 

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