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 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...

 
 By John McCallum    Education    November 27, 2014

Cheney school board hears new graduation requirements

The Cheney School District board of directors held its first reading of both the policy and procedure for revising high school graduation requirements as part of a modified agenda at its Nov. 12 meeting. The agenda was modified due to tabling of...

 
 Education    November 27, 2014

Popcorn fundraiser a success

The Medical Lake Junior Honor Society raised $500 from their popcorn fundraiser and collected over 300 gifts for the Junior League of Spokane. From left to right: Tricia Morgan, Josh Marsh, Belen...

 
 By Al Stover    Education    November 27, 2014

Medical Lake school board approves levy proposal

The Medical Lake School District is getting ready to renew their general levy, though it appears there will be no changes. At its Nov. 18 meeting, the school board of directors approved a resolution for a Feb. 10, 2015, vote on renewing the...

 
 By John McCallum    Education    November 20, 2014

Cheney school board tables non-discrimination policy

Saying they needed more information and public input, the Cheney School Board voted at its Nov. 12 regular meeting to table adoption of an updated non-discrimination policy. The policy included new language recommended by the Washington State School...

 
 Education    November 20, 2014

Middle School honors PACE students

Medical Lake Middle School honored six students who were selected for the November Partners Advancing Character Education (PACE) Student of the Month award Nov. 14, with a special lunch provided by Bruchi’s and the school. Novemeber’s PACE trait...

 
 By Paul Delaney    Education    November 20, 2014

Reverse transfer deal to help both two-, four-year students

The path from community college to a four-year higher education institution has been, for many, one full of obstacles and unexpected bumps in the road. And to go in reverse and fill in some blanks, was more-or-less impossible. But a recent agreement...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    November 13, 2014

Medical Lake music pays tribute to military

The Medical Lake High School music department performed their Veterans Day program, Nov. 6. Family members packed the auditorium as the program began with the color guard presentation. The wind...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    November 13, 2014

Westwood students honor close to 100 veterans

Westwood Middle School students, staff and guests took time Monday afternoon, Nov. 10, to honor almost 100 men and women U.S armed forces veterans for their service at the school's annual Veterans...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    November 13, 2014

Cardinal Players put own spin on Shakespeare's 'As You Like It'

The Medical Lake High School Cardinal Players finished their two-day run of their adaption of William Shakespeare’s “As You Like It,” Nov. 7-8. Published in Shakespeare’s “First Folio” in 1623, “As You Like It” focuses on Rosalind,...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    November 6, 2014

Medical Lake School board approves maintenance plan

The Medical Lake School District board of directors approved several items at their Oct. 28 meeting. One of the items was the district’s five-year maintenance plan. Maintenance Supervisor Gary Hartman presented some of the projects for this year,...

 

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