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 By AL STOVER    Education    December 1, 2016 

ML school board approves property purchase

The Medical Lake School District maintenance staff is going to have a new place to put their equipment. At its Nov. 22 meeting, the board of directors approved a resolution to purchase property...

 

Westwood Middle School announces Term 1 honor roll

Westwood Middle School announced its honor roll for Term 1 of the 2016-17 school year. 4.0 — Brent C. Belsby, Makenna M. Benson, Dusten T. Butikofer, Kaelyn T. Conant, Elizabeth G. DeLaCruz, Emma J. Evans, Aislin B. Garza, Sara C. Graham, Emily D....

 

WMS artwork on display at Airway Heights library

There is a new venue to promote and appreciate student art in Airway Heights. The Airway Heights Library and the Westwood Middle School Art Department have teamed up to feature a permanent, rotating...

 

Cheney school board schedules bond work session

Cheney School Board directors voted unanimously at their Nov. 16 meeting to set Thursday, Dec. 1, as a work session to determine the final composition of a potential capital facilities bond the district hopes to advance to an election in February. Th...

 

MLHS robotics stage dinner theater fundraiser

Who vandalized the Simpson School of the Sciences' Power Bot 200 and prevented it from entering the competition? That was the question audience members were trying to answer during the Nov. 19...

 

Education Briefs

Hallett Elementary fundraiser This year’s Hallett Elementary School’s ASB Helping Others project will once again focus on helping the Medical Lake Food Bank. There is a collection box for each grade level. Students will be accepting items...

 

'WeRise. WeFall.'

Jodi Patterson, Eastern Washington University assistant professor of art education, used mop heads and lace to create "WeRise. WeFall." Patterson is one of many professors whose artwork is on display...

 

Schlotter wins state School Social Worker of the Year

Catheleen Schlotter has been in public education for 16 years, seven of them in Cheney. Her hard work is known throughout the Cheney School District but it was recognized by the state when she was named the Washington State School Social Worker of...

 

Honoring veterans

The Medical Lake High School music program honored veterans at different events last week....

 

Plethora of scholarships available for high school seniors

This is the second part in a two-part series about resources for high school seniors to pay for college. This installment focuses on scholarships. Another way for Cheney and Medical Lake high school students to pay for college is by scholarships....

 

EWU to hold 'Giving Joy Day' to encourage kindness, philanthropy

Eastern Washington University is encouraging students and residents to participate in “Giving Joy Day,” Nov. 29. According to Lisa Poplawski, director of alumni advancement, Eastern’s Giving Joy Day is inspired by “Giving Tuesday,” which is...

 

Federal aid, a resource to help pay for college

Note: This is the first installment of a two-part series that focuses on resources for high school seniors to help them pay for college. Part one is about federal aid that is available to students. Next week, part two will focus on scholarships....

 

Hallett Elementary puts together 'Going Through Changes' group for students

For Hallett Elementary School students whose parents are going through a separation or divorce, counselors Tami Earthman and Ashlee King are once again putting together a “Going Through Changes” support group. The group will meet for 30 minute...

 

Medical Lake Middle School PACE Winners

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

 

Eastern Downtown Student Gallery hosts Gendron 'WHIPLASH' exhibit

The Eastern Washington University Downtown Student Gallery is hosting artist Ric Gendron and his “WHIPLASH” exhibit until Dec. 17. Gendron, an enrolled member of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, was born on the Colville...

 

Carnival

The Betz Elementary School PTA held its annual carnival and silent auction on Friday, Nov. 4. Families had an opportunity to partake in several activities, including face painting, games and a bouncy...

 

Cheney Middle School announces Term 1 honor roll

Cheney Middle School announced its honor roll for term 1 of the 2016-17 school year. 4.0 — Elijah Axtell, Mia Baldwin, Elliana Barden, Inara Chavez, Martha Cindric, Maycia Crovella, Madelynn Depner, Elias Dow, Maria Gorbunov, Samantha Habegger,...

 

Cheney school board reviews drugs and alcohol policies

The Cheney Public Schools board of directors held first readings at their Oct. 26 meeting on policies designed to keep drugs and alcohol out of its workplaces and vehicles, as well as one reaffirming professional student and staff boundaries....

 

More mentors needed in Cheney School District

People who want to make a difference in their community should consider becoming a mentor for Cheney Public Schools. There are currently 78 mentors, but the goal is to have 100-200 for the school district. Eastern Washington University students make...

 

Bingo!

Hallett Elementary School held its annual Pumpkin Bingo, Oct. 28. Student Tommy Wethington enthusiastically raises his hand to indicate he got a Bingo....

 

Medical Lake school board approves updated tobacco policy

The Medical Lake school board went through several items at its Oct. 25 meeting. The board held the first and second readings of the updated “Use of Tobacco and Nicotine Products and Delivery Devices” policy. Superintendent Tim Ames said the poli...

 

CHS Special Education to host transition fair

Cheney High School Special Education is hosting a transition fair on Wednesday, Nov. 9, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at the high school cafeteria. The transition fair will provide special education students and their families the opportunity to learn more ab...

 

Betz PTA to hold carnival and auction Nov. 4

The Betz Elementary PTA is holding its annual carnival and silent auction on Friday, Nov. 4 from 5 – 8 p.m. The event is open to the community, so come out and enjoy a fun family time. There will be carnival games, bounce houses, face painting and...

 

Hey bartender!

Eastern Washington University peer health educator Carrie Cutler explains the difference in alcohol volume in a can of Keystone Light compared to other alcoholic drinks during Health, Wellness and...

 

Cheney marching band has another successful year

While in attendance at a Cheney High School football game, it is hard to miss the halftime show: The Cheney High School marching band. The band has started off their year with great success. Earlier t...

 

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