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 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    May 18, 2017 

Royal treatment

Windsor Elementary School literally rolled out the red carpet for Cheney School District employees honored at the May 10 "Employee Recognition Night." See Section 2, page 8 for more photos and...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    May 18, 2017 

Cheney selects project management model

Cheney Public Schools’ board of directors voted unanimously at their May 10 meeting to use the general contractor/construction manager (GCCM) form of project management on two facilities scheduled for renovations from voter passage of a $52...

 
 By John McCallum    Education    May 18, 2017 

Lucky send off

Cheney soccer player Gabe Hemenway (front) and Blackhawks head coach Morgan Hartanov (behind) lead the rest of the team through a corridor of students wishing them well as they headed to Renton...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    May 18, 2017 

Eastern's board of trustees receives budget overview

During its May 12 meeting, the Eastern Washington University board of trustees went over the first readings of the university’s 2017-19 biennial operating budget. The budget revenue for the biennium is estimated at roughly $537.16 million....

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    May 18, 2017 

Francis wins annual MLMS chess tournament

There is a new Medical Lake Middle School chess champion and his name is Tristan Francis. Francis won the school's annual chess tournament after he defeated Jeffrey Bailey in the championship match....

 

Hallett April PACE winners

Hallett Elementary School announced its Partners Advancing Character Education (PACE) award winners for April. PACE-Trustworthiness — Jayden Silva Calder Diluciano, Braylen Wattam, Briar Hull, Emily Bowser, Maureena Werre, Haedyn Deardorff, Ellie...

 

Eastern Washington releases winter quarter dean's list

The following West Plains residents made Eastern Washington University’s dean’s list for the 2016-17 winter quarter. Airway Heights — James Garrett, Wade Hampton and Matthew Platero. Cheney — Jerika Adams, Abdulrahman Al Musharraf, Mushari...

 

CHS Students of the Month April

Cheney High School announced the students for the month of April. Back row from left to right: Hannah Helsing, Kristie McGourin, Willem Adams, Abby Fillmore, Rachel Suominen, Ian Hill and Brandon...

 

Cheney School staff honored at annual recognition night

Cheney Public Schools held its annual "Employee Recognition Night" at Windsor Elementary School on May 10, recognizing the effort and service of its current and retiring employees. Teachers and...

 

Sunset's Terra Boling creates space for learning

Things are a little different in Sunset Elementary School teacher Terra Boling's fifth-grade classroom. For starters, there are no desks and few chairs. Instead, Boling's students sit around tables on...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    May 11, 2017

Survey says Medical Lake students feel safe at school

Bullying is down among Medical Lake Middle School sixth-graders, as is marijuana use at the high school. These were a couple of trends the Medical Lake School District learned from the results of the 2016 Healthy Youth Survey, which students...

 

Hudson named Betz principal

Cheney Public Schools has selected Carla Hudson as the next principal of Betz Elementary School. Hudson is a 1988 graduate of the University of North Texas, received her post-graduate university education diploma from Rhodes University in South...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    May 11, 2017

MLMS PACE winners

Medical Lake Middle School honored six students for the Partners Advancing Character Education (PACE) award for April. April's trait is trustworthiness. Students received certificates and T-shirts...

 

Westwood artists on display at Airway Heights library

The Westwood Middle School Art Department is proud to announce its 2016-17 Artists of the Year: eighth-grader Eve Reese, seventh-grader Emma Miller, and sixth-grader Katelyn Verstrate. These students...

 

Cheney High FBLA places at state conference

The Cheney FBLA Club (Future Business Leaders of America) competed at the Washington State Business Leader conference, April 15-17 in Spokane. The chapter had 58 students attend the conference. At...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    May 4, 2017

MLSD adopts 'Fundations' materials

During its April 25 meeting, the Medical Lake School board approved a proposal to adopt the Wilson Language Training’s “Fundations” instructional materials as a supplement for the K-2 literacy curriculum. Kim Headrick, director of teaching and...

 
 By GRACE POHL    Education    May 4, 2017

EWU's George Gay wins Washington Campus Compact President's Leadership Award

George Gay may originally be from Tacoma, Wash. but he has left quite a mark in Cheney. The senior at Eastern Washington University recently won the Washington Campus Compact President’s Leadership Award for his involvement in the community....

 
 By Craig Johnson    Education    May 4, 2017

Local music makers

Four Medical Lake High School band members and one Cheney High School student placed at the Washington Music Educators Association solo/ensemble festival, April 29. The Medical Lake trio of (pictured...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    April 27, 2017

ML robotics compete at FIRST Championship

The Medical Lake High School Circuit Breakers robotics team wrapped up their season competing in the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) World Championship in Houston, April 19-22. In their appearance at the world...

 

Cheney Public Schools selects ALSC as facilities architect

After a process that included extensive interviews with prospective firms, the Cheney School Board at its April 19 meeting unanimously approved the selection of ALSC Architects to head up the design...

 

Gerber, Jacobsen and Schoenleber place in state FBLA conference

The Cheney Middle School Future Business Leaders of America chapter competed at the 2017 State Business Leadership Conference in Spokane April 19-22. The chapter sent seven competitors to the...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    April 20, 2017

Eastern prepares for 20th annual symposium

Eastern Washington University is holding its 20th annual Research and Creative Works Symposium Week, May 15-17. The three day event is an opportunity for staff, students and community members to view various research projects from undergraduate and...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    April 20, 2017

MLMS PACE winners

Medical Lake Middle School honored six students for the Partners Advancing Character Education (PACE) award for March. March's trait is diligence. Students received certificates and T-shirts and were...

 

Education briefs

Cheney and Medical Lake scholars honored Students from Cheney and Medical Lake high schools were among the many graduating seniors honored at the 25th annual Spokane Scholars Banquet, April 17, at the Spokane Convention Center. Students are listed...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    April 13, 2017

Circuit Breakers qualify for FIRST championships

See a photo gallery from the event here....

 

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