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 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    October 16, 2014 

Cheney school board updates policies

First readings of proposed school board policy updates were the main topics in an otherwise light agenda for the Cheney School Board at its Oct. 8 meeting. An update of policy 3415 regarding “Accommodating Students with Diabetes” consisted...

 
 Education    October 16, 2014 

EWU enrollment soars

Buoyed by one of the largest first-year classes in school history, Eastern Washington University’s fall enrollment has set a record for the sixth consecutive year. The overall headcount for the fall 2014 quarter, which includes all students who...

 
 Education    October 16, 2014 

Hallett Elementary announces award winners

Hallett Elementary announced the Partners Advancing Character Education PACE award winners for September. The trait of the month was respect. Pace Award Kaitlyn Edgerly, Zachery Boyd, Logan Chadwick, Layla Burris, Lonnie Lindley, Connor Gibby, Madi...

 
 Education    October 16, 2014 

Medical Lake High School presents 'As You Like It'

Medical Lake High School presents William Shakespeare’s classic romantic comedy “As You Like It.” When Princess Celia and her cousin Rosalind are banished from the Dukedom, they flee to the forest, Rosalind cleverly disguised as a man so as to...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    October 16, 2014 

Cougars run for education

Sixth, seventh and eighth-graders run along East Campbell Street during the Medical Lake Middle School's annual fund run....

 
 Education    October 16, 2014 

Cheney hosts workshop on Common Core

What are the new common core standards? How do the standards affect student learning? What can families, youth development programs and communities do to help students be successful in meeting these standards? Where can people find resources to help...

 
 Education    October 16, 2014 

EWU alumni gathers treats for troops

The Eastern Washington University Alumni Association is partnering with Washington Trust Bank and KREM 2 at the Saturday, Oct. 18, Military Appreciation Game to gather “Treats 2 Troops.” The association is collecting items to put together more...

 
 Education    October 16, 2014 

Cheney FBLA to hold social media night

The Cheney High School Future Business Leaders of America chapter will be hosting a social media night for businesses in the Cheney/West Plains area on Wednesday, Oct. 22 from 5 – 7 p.m. They will offer breakout sessions to teach businesses to use...

 
 Education    October 16, 2014 

Cub Scout Pack 307 hosts second open house

Medical Lake Pack 307 is having a second open house for boys in first – fifth grades who want to be in Cub Scouts. The open house will be Tuesday, Oct. 21 at Hallett Elementary School from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. This is a great time to get your boys...

 
 Education    October 16, 2014 

Medical Lake Middle School seeks volunteers

Medical Lake Middle School will soon be offering after-school math and reading support classes for specific students. The middle school is looking for volunteers to help teachers from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Thursday. Residents who are...

 
 By Hallett Elementary    Education    October 16, 2014 

Fire Department visits Hallett

In recognition of Fire Prevention Week, the Medical Lake Fire Department visited Hallett Elementary, Thursday, Oct. 9. Students got a chance to view a fire engine up close, as well as learn fire...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    October 9, 2014

Cullinan gives State of University address

New Eastern Washington University president Dr. Mary Cullinan has been on a dead run since arriving in Cheney some six weeks ago. But she slowed down long enough last Friday, Oct. 3 to address a...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    October 9, 2014

Medical Lake parents and students learn Internet safety tips

Detective Chuck Haley of the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office gave a presentation, Oct. 1, to Medical Lake students and parents on how they can prevent cyber bullying and sexual harassment on the Internet. Haley, who works as an investigator from...

 
 Education    October 9, 2014

Cheney High School scholars honored

Cheney High School seniors Keith Emert and Sonora Hetrick have been named Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. The pair received letters of commendation from the school...

 
 Education    October 9, 2014

Celebrity chef to speak at Eastern

Cooking personality Graham Kerr, best known for his television show “The Galloping Gourmet,” will visit Eastern Washington University, Oct. 14-15. Kerr’s visit includes discussions with classes, a special visit to the campus garden and farmer...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    October 2, 2014

Kent and Pratt bring a different perspective to school board

If the selection criterion for student advisors to the Cheney School Board highlights community and school involvement, then there would be few better choices than the two advisors for 2014-2015,...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    October 2, 2014

Medical Lake School District presents Engage NY curriculum to parents

The Medical Lake School District approved the Engage NY Math Curriculum at the Aug. 26 school board meeting. Three weeks into the school year, the district held an event, Sept. 25, where they gave a presentation about the new math curriculum and...

 
 Education    October 2, 2014

EWU Gallery of Art welcomes Marvin Smith's 'Untitled' exhibition

Eastern Washington University Gallery of Art presents “Untitled,” an exhibition of paintings by artist Marvin Smith, Oct. 8 — Nov. 25, 2014. Smith will give a gallery talk on Wednesday, Oct.8 at noon in the EWU Gallery of Art. A reception will...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    September 25, 2014

Middle school fine-tunes strategies for struggling students

At the Sept. 16 board of directors meeting, Medical Lake Superintendent Tim Ames explained that the middle school was identified as a “Focus” school and that 20 students with disabilities have not met expectation in reading and math in state...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    September 25, 2014

Parents connect with Hallett teachers at PIE event

Hallett Elementary School held their annual Parent Information Evening (PIE) event, Sept. 17. Hallett principal Cindy McSmith said the school holds the event two weeks after school starts. She...

 
 Education    September 25, 2014

Detective Haley to give presentation on Internet safety

Detective Chuck Haley from the Sexual Assault Unit/Internet Crimes Against Children investigator with the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office will make a presentation on Internet safety, Wednesday, Oct. 1 from 6-7 p.m. in the Medical Lake Middle...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    September 18, 2014

Cheney board adds M & O levy to February ballot

Cheney School District voters will now be asked to approve two measures this coming February. At its Sept. 10 meeting, the district’s board of directors approved by a 4-0 vote a resolution for a Feb. 10 vote on renewing the district’s three-year...

 

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