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 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    May 14, 2015 

Hare named new Cheney High athletic director

Gregg Hare has been named the new athletic director and assistant principal at Cheney High School. Hare replaces current athletic director and assistant principal Jim Missel, who is retiring at the end of June after 33 years in education, 14 years...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    May 14, 2015 

Family completes latest journey with college degrees

The family that stays together, well, ummm...graduates together? That seems to be the way of life for a trio of Eastern Washington University students who receive their diplomas Saturday, June 13 at...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    May 14, 2015 

Medical Lake School District to begin late start on Fridays in September

The Medical Lake School District is taking steps to help teachers address new district initiatives, as well as federal and state educational standards — one of them being additional prep time. At its April 28 meeting, the Medical Lake school board...

 
 By Mike Huffman    Education    May 14, 2015 

CMS and Westwood bands perform together

The bands from both Cheney School District middle schools, Cheney and Westwood, combined to perform at last Saturday's Junior Lilac Parade in Spokane....

 
 Education    May 14, 2015 

Lion's Club honors Medical Lake students

The Medical Lake Lion’s Club honored 33 students from all district schools at the annual Youth Appreciation Night, May 6, at Medical Lake High School. Hallett Elementary: Eugene Haas, Connor Palmen and Gracelynn Stimson. Michael Anderson...

 
 Education    May 14, 2015 

Fairways Golf Course hosts Blackhawk Scramble

How’s your golf game? Whether it’s in top form or needs improvement, come out to the Fairways Golf Course Saturday, June 13, and take part in the annual Blackhawk Scramble. The scramble is a 9 a.m. shotgun start, and the $70 entry fee includes a...

 
 Education    May 14, 2015 

West Plains residents make EWU dean's list

Several West Plains and Spangle residents made the Eastern Washington University dean’s list for the 2015 winter quarter Airway Heights — Ericka Rickards. Cheney — Holiel Alboraik, Abdullah Alqasem, Mahmood Alshengeete, Fletcher Aukerman, Saman...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    May 7, 2015

Medical Lake teachers to receive additional prep time

Starting next school year, Medical Lake School District teachers will have some extra time to prepare for their workweek. At its April 28 meeting, the Medical Lake school board approved an agreement to provide release time for staff for professional...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    May 7, 2015

School board adopts policies on government training, member insurance

The Cheney School Board moved quickly through a light agenda at its meeting last Wednesday, April 29. The board unanimously approved three items of old business, accepting adoption recommendations by staff of revisions to a pair of existing...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    May 7, 2015

ML Middle School makes progress on 'Focus' project

The Medical Lake Middle School continues to make progress on helping students with disabilities that are struggling with reading and math. Back in September, Medical Lake Superintendent Tim Ames explained that the middle school was identified as a...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    May 7, 2015

Wow Now Fund Run

Hallett Elementary third graders were the first to begin the one-mile course for the school's May 1 "Wow Now Fund Run." All grade levels raised $11,632.34 for Halllet's Associated Student...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    April 30, 2015

Medical Lake High band and choir competes at state

Several members of the Medical Lake High School choir and band traveled to Ellensburg to compete in the 2015 WIAA/WMEA (Washington Music Educators Association) State and Ensemble band choir...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    April 30, 2015

EWU unveils new recycling center

Eastern Washington University's new recycling center found the perfect time - Earth Day 2015 - to officially unveil its new recycling center. The $1.7 million facility, located on the northwest...

 
 Education    April 30, 2015

Conley, Dotson and King advance to national FBLA conference

The middle level FBLA clubs (Future Business Leaders of America) from Cheney Middle School and Westwood Middle School represented the Cheney School District at the Washington State Business...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    April 30, 2015

Eastern fraternity is suspended

Citing undisclosed violations, the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity at Eastern Washington University has been suspended. "Eastern Washington University is working in partnership with the national chapter...

 
 Education    April 30, 2015

Cheney High School announces winter honor roll

JUNIORS 3.9-3.5 GPA — Ethan J. Baker, Guillem Bassedas Ferre, Seth A. Beaudreault, Timothy T. Bennett, Reann K. Black, Hannah C. Blazon, Lacy R. Bunting, Taylor B. Calvert, Jessica Rose T. Camacho, Gillian M. Caruthers, Alberto J. Chavez,...

 
 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...

 

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