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 By AL STOVER    Education    July 21, 2016 

Roettger begins tenure as Cheney Schools superintendent

The Rob Roettger era has officially begun. At its July 13 meeting, the Cheney School Board passed a resolution that designates Roettger as the Cheney School District superintendent. Roettger took...

 
 Education    July 21, 2016 

MLHS announces 2016 second semester honor roll

Medical Lake High School announced its second semester honor roll for the 2016 school year. Seniors Principal’s Honor Roll Dara Abounorinejad, Nathan V. Braswell, Rikki . Byrnes, Emma L.Davis, Zoe S. Davis, Derek J. Dick, Claire L. Dormaier, Tyler...

 
 Education    July 21, 2016 

West Plains residents make GU's dean's list

Several West Plains residents earned placement on Gonzaga University President’s List for the 2016 spring semester. Students must earn a 3.7 to 4.0 grade-point average to be listed. Cheney — Carlie Fox and Tyler Gustafson. Fairchild Air Force...

 
 By STAFF AND NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    Education    July 21, 2016 

Eastern students in Nice, France are safe

The 15 Eastern Washington University students studying abroad in Nice, France remain safe and secure in residence halls at the University of Nice. The students are under the guidance of professor Florian Preisig and following the lead of the French...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    July 21, 2016 

Welcome home Blackhawks

The Cheney High School Alumni Association sponored its annual all-class reunion picnic, July 17 at Salnave Park. Many former Cheney High School students flocked to the event to catch up with old...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    July 14, 2016

Summer school maintenance projects underway

Cheney and Medical Lake students may notice some new or changed features in their school when they return from summer vacation. Both school districts' maintenance departments are working on various...

 
 By STAFF AND NEWS SOURCES    Education    July 14, 2016

Seven Cheney High students place in national FBLA conference

The Cheney FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) chapter had a successful outing at the FBLA National Business Leadership conference, June 29 – July 2 in Atlanta. At the convention, which was...

 
 Education    July 14, 2016

CHS alumna Simonsen makes George Fox University's deans list

Cheney High School alumna Kelly Simonsen made the George Fox University’s dean’s list for spring quarter. Simonsen is currently studying history. Traditional undergraduate students must earn a 3.5 grade point average or above on 12 or more hours...

 
 Education    July 14, 2016

West Plains residents graduate from Park University Fairchild Campus

Park University’s Fairchild Air Force Base campus center held its commencement ceremony on June 10 at the Red Morgan Event Center on the base. The university had six students eligible to participate in the ceremony with all of them receiving...

 
 Education    July 14, 2016

Kessler makes Minnesota Twin Cities dean's list

Cheney High School alumna Linnea Kessler (class of 2012) was named to the University of Minnesota Twin Cities’ 2016 spring semester dean’s list. To qualify for the dean’s List, a student must complete 12 or more letter-graded credits while...

 
 Education    July 14, 2016

Cheney graduates earn awards, scholarships

Note: The is a continuation of the list of the CHS award and scholarship winners that was printed in the July 7 issue of the Cheney Free Press. The following 2016 Cheney High School graduates were awarded scholarships and honors. Clancine Smith —...

 
 Education    July 14, 2016

Hallett Elementary names May award winners, 'Students of the Year'

Hallett Elementary School announced its award winners for May and its “Students of the Year” for June. May’s PACE trait is courage. Hawk —Addison Spangler, Jackson Richards, Lily Gibby, Allison Appel, Mason Womble, Taylor Oberhauser, Marely...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    July 7, 2016

Jaramillos grateful for HOPE, EWU, Cheney support

Former Eastern Washington University visiting lecturer Andres Jaramillo and his family recently left Cheney on a journey that will take them to their hometown of Bogota, Columbia. In the fall, the...

 
 Education    July 7, 2016

CHS graduates earn awards, scholarships

The following 2016 Cheney High School graduates were awarded scholarships and honors. Jerika Adams — Honor Cords and President’s Educational Excellence Award and Washington State Principal’s Scholar. Claire Arensmeyer — Honor Cords and...

 
 Education    July 7, 2016

Sports camps provide boost to local business

By PAUL DELANEY Staff Reporter A decade ago businesses in Cheney reveled as the calendar turned to August and the Seattle Seahawks invaded the city for its NFL training camp. Following the team's...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    June 30, 2016

Norman graduates from WSU with distinction

It has been four years since Dominique Norman graduated from Medical Lake High School and she's accomplished quite a bit since her days as a Cardinal. Norman's efforts helped her earn the honor of...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    June 30, 2016

ML citizens concerned with learning standard additions

It was a packed house at the June 21 Medical Lake School Board meeting — at least for atbeginning. During the first 20 minutes, the school board took comments from several concerned citizens and parents regarding the Washington State Office of Supe...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    June 30, 2016

EWU board of trustees adopt 2017 operating budget

At its June 24 meeting, the Eastern Washington University board of trustees approved the operating budget of $280.14 million for the 2017 fiscal year. The budget includes a 15 percent resident undergraduate tuition decrease, which was authorized by...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    June 23, 2016

Cheney teachers participate in STEM Institute

Students might have seen the plethora of vehicles parked outside of Betz Elementary School last Tuesday and Wednesday, even though summer break had started for Cheney School District the previous...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    June 23, 2016

ML Knowledge Bowl team wraps up season in Chicago

The Medical Lake High School Knowledge Bowl team wrapped up its season after they competed in the National Academic Championship in Chicago, June 11-13. Medical Lake went 1-5 in the preliminary rounds. Ginny Luhn, one of the team’s coaches, said...

 
 By Lynn Burns    Education    June 23, 2016

CHS May students of the month

Cheney High School announced the names of its students of the month for May. Students are listed as follows by student name, department and grade level. Kasey Bein, instrumental music, senior, Sam...

 
 Education    June 23, 2016

Windsor Elementary library open for summer

By AL STOVER Staff Reporter For families with children attending Windsor Elementary School that are looking for some extra books to read over summer break, the school is conducting its annual summer library. Students and their parents can go to...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    June 16, 2016

Westwood students compete in SeaPerch nationals

Westwood Middle School students Collin Novo and Carter Lefler of Aqua Troopers finished 57th out of 92 middle schools that competed at the 2016 National SeaPerch Challenge at Louisiana State...

 
 By Al Stover    Education    June 16, 2016

Dunk tank

Eighth-grader Kassie Brennan was one of many students who sat in the dunk tank during Cheney Middle School's June 10 field day....

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    June 16, 2016

Petrin's design chosen for festival logo

Kera Petrin had just been told she was "in trouble," by her Medical Lake High School teacher Don Parr when she came to her visual communication design class. The next moment Parr pulled up a Powerpoin...

 

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