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 By AL STOVER    Education    April 28, 2016 

Dirty Diggers Gardening Club continues to grow

Snowdon Elementary School's Dirty Diggers Organic Gardening Club isn't just a clever name. During lunch recess on Tuesdays and Thursdays, students will go outside to the back of the building to where...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    April 28, 2016 

Ryan repeats as MLMS chess tournament champion

The Medical Lake Middle School held its third annual chess tournament, April 23, with Josh Wagner winning the eighth-grade and under division and Jeremy Ryan winning the ninth-grade and older...

 
 Education    April 28, 2016 

CHS March students of the month

Cheney High School announced the names of its students of the month for March. Students are listed as follows by student name, department and grade level. Kain Barnes, business, sophomore; Melissa...

 
 Education    April 28, 2016 

West Plains residents make EWU winter quarter Dean's List

Eastern Washington University recently named the following West Plains students to the winter quarter dean’s honor roll for the 2015-16 academic year. Airway Heights —Jared Costilla and Cory Loucks. Cheney — Cody Ableman, Holiel Alboraik,...

 
 Education    April 28, 2016 

Cheney High FBLA members qualify for national conference

The Cheney High School's Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter had a fantastic showing at the Washington State Business Leadership Conference in Spokane, April 21-23. Twenty-seven students...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    April 21, 2016

Public hearing for potential sale of Fisher Building set

Once again the Fisher Building has a potential buyer. At its April 13 meeting, the Cheney School Board voted to hold a public hearing at its May 11 meeting at 7:05 p.m. at Snowdon Elementary School re...

 
 Education    April 21, 2016

COMMUNITY FORUMS

The Cheney School Board is asking the community to help select the school district’s next superintendent by inviting the public to open community forums with each of the finalists on May 9, 10 and 12 at Cheney High School in the Little Theatre...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    April 21, 2016

Snowdon Elementary hosts 'Camp Read-a-Lot' literacy night

Imagine a place where you can meet characters like Dorothy from "The Wizard of Oz," Smokey the Bear and Eastern Washington University mascot Swoop while acquiring new books at the same time. Students...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    April 21, 2016

Eastern to host Symposium Week

Eastern Washington University is holding its Research and Creative Works Symposium Week May 16-19, with different events for staff, students and community members to attend. The symposium started 19 years ago as a two-day event where students from...

 
 Education    April 21, 2016

Cheney and ML students honored at Spokane Scholars

Students from Cheney and Medical Lake High Schools were among the many graduating seniors honored at the 24th annual Spokane Scholars Banquet, April 18, at the Spokane Convention Center. The event featured speaker, Robert Herschkowitz, a holocaust...

 
 Education    April 21, 2016

West Plains fourth-graders score high in Math is Cool competition

Elementary schools from Cheney and Medical Lake competed in the fourth-grade Math is Cool competition, April 15, at Whitworth University in Spokane. The competition began with a 15-minute round of...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    April 14, 2016

CMS students qualify for national History Bee

Imagine a quiz competition where contestants are asked questions about historical figures such as George Washington and Genghis Kahn, as well as events like the Whiskey Rebellion and the Fall...

 
 Education    April 14, 2016

Medical Lake jazz bands 'Swingin' Under the Stars'

The Medical Lake middle school and high school jazz bands will perform at their annual “Swingin’ Under the Stars” fundraiser in the middle school cafeteria, Friday, April 15 from 6:30-9 p.m. The cost is $8 for ages 10 and up and free for 9 and...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    April 14, 2016

EWU Fighting Eagles Battalion participates in rappelling exercise

Cadet Brandon Lukenbill stood on the top of Spokane County Fire District 3's tower, just after he took his oath of enlistment into the United States Army with three of his fellow cadets. Moments...

 
 Education    April 14, 2016

Eastern to host 30th Science Olympiad

They are some of the brightest and most inquisitive students in the state, and they’ll be descending on the Eastern Washington University campus Saturday, April 16, for the 2016 Washington State Science Olympiad. This is the 30th anniversary of Was...

 
 By STAFF AND News Reports    Education    April 14, 2016

Education briefs

Bryant makes University of Oregon winter Dean’s List Medical Lake’s Kristina Bryant was one of 570 students who made Eastern Oregon University’s Dean’s List for the winter term. Qualifying students achieve and maintain a grade point average o...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    April 7, 2016

Ag Issues team asks 'Splashing success or fish fiasco?'

"Is the reintroduction of salmon into the Upper Columbia Basin a splashing success or a fish fiasco?" That is the question the Medical Lake High School Future Farmers of America's Agriculture Issues...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    April 7, 2016

Many volunteer opportunities at Cheney School District

By AL STOVER Staff Reporter The Cheney School District has a variety of ways community members can volunteer and help students. One of the district’s major volunteer programs is Give 5, which the district coordinates with Community in Schools. It...

 
 Education    April 7, 2016

Maxwell inducted into SFCC Beta Gamma Kappa chapter

Airway Heights resident Shannon N. Maxwell was inducted into the Beta Gamma Kappa Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Spokane Falls Community College on Thursday, Feb. 25. Maxwell, majoring in early childhood education, is the daughter of Steve Croft and...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    April 7, 2016

Street Fashion

Alanna Fisk (right) and Hannah Petek show off some dance moves in their street attire during the Medical Lake High School fashion show, April 1....

 
 Education    April 7, 2016

Hallett Elementary February and March winners

Hallett Elementary School announced its award winners for February and March. February PACE (Honesty) —Kinley Dulcos, Malakai Carlino, Alivia Beal, Mercury Bergquist, Levi Garcia, Johnny Meckel, Anna Shcherbina, Neil DavisLayla Burris, Sonja...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    April 7, 2016

The Fairways rolls out new activities for 2016

There's something that says - not sure from where - that once the NCAA basketball tournament is finished and The Masters takes sports' center stage it is officially golf season. The Fairways Golf...

 
 By STAFF AND News Reports    Education    April 7, 2016

Education briefs

Cheney’s Doney wins regional History Bee competition Eight eighth-graders from Cheney Middle School competed in the regional History Bee competition in Seattle, March 22. Dylan Doney won the competition and became the National History Bee state...

 
 By Al Stover    Education    April 7, 2016

MLMS March 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 treated to a lunch, March 25, sponsored by the...

 
 By Al Stover    Education    March 31, 2016

Medical Lake's Gerry serves as senate page

Medical Lake High School sophomore Kayla Gerry, who is an athlete and a musician, can add another accolade to her list: Washington State Senate Page Gerry was one of 30 students from across the state...

 

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