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 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,...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    November 6, 2014

Westwood receives colorful addition to school's entrance

Westwood Middle School students walking the hallway between the school's front entrance and the gymnasium will receive a splash of color now and then - if the sun is out and the lighting is just...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    November 6, 2014

Middle school NJHS raises money to help Junior League and Foster youth

The Medical Lake Middle School Junior Honor Society (NJHS) is having a popcorn sale, $1 a bag, during lunchtime, every Monday, Wednesday and Friday until Nov. 15. All proceeds from the fundraiser...

 
 Education    November 6, 2014

Hallett announces PACE award winners

Hallett Elementary announced the Partners Advancing Character Education PACE award winners for October. The trait of the month was responsibility. PACE: Corbin Kuster, Brooklyn DeVore, Mary Plute, Roslyn Lundberg, Natalie Johnson, Rivers Lasher,...

 
 By Brittani Montecucco    Education    November 6, 2014

Tips for flu season

The Spokane Regional Health District recommends everyone age six months and older get a flu vaccination every year....

 
 Education    November 6, 2014

EWU makes 2014 Presidents Honor Roll

Eastern Washington University has once again been named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, an award presented by the U.S. Department of Education and Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). EWU is...

 
 Education    November 6, 2014

Medical Lake Library closed Nov. 12 for remodel

The Medical Lake Library will be closed on Wednesday, Nov. 12. It will re-open on Saturday, Nov. 15.  The library, located at 321 E. Herb St. in Medical Lake, will be closed for the installation of a new service desk and some additional remodeling....

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    October 30, 2014

Salnave production of 'One' is actually about many

"Blue is a quiet color. Red's a hothead who likes to pick on Blue. Yellow, Orange, Green and Purple don't like what they see, but what can they do? When no one speaks up, things get out of hand - unti...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    October 30, 2014

Johnson receives Teacher of the Month award

During the Oct. 10 Fund Run assembly, Medical Lake sixth-12th grade band director Craig Johnson got a surprise when he received the KHQ/Eastern Washington University Teacher of the Month award....

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    October 30, 2014

Cheney School District board approves contract leasing four vehicles

The Cheney School District is taking a new approach to replacing some of its vehicle fleet, one municipalities and other taxing jurisdictions have engaged in for several years. The school board of directors approved a five-year contract at their...

 
 By Medical Lake Middle School    Education    October 30, 2014

Middle School PACE Students of the Month

The Pizza Factory in Medical Lake celebrated Medical Lake Middle School PACE students of the Month for October with a special pizza party celebration. Back: Reo Layton, Preston Dyess, Nicole...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    October 30, 2014

Community comes together for Pumpkin Bingo

Children and adults filled the Hallett Elementary School cafeteria Oct. 24 for the PTSO's (Parent Teacher Student Organization) annual Pumpkin Bingo night. While the Pumpkin Bingo is the PTSO's first...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    October 23, 2014

CSD to begin implementing Smarter Balanced assessments

Like a rocket where individual components are tested before final assembly and liftoff, the Cheney School District is joining other districts around the nation in implementing the Smarter Balanced assessments for students in grades 3-8 and 11,...

 
 Education    October 23, 2014

EWU homecoming schedule

Eastern Washington University is celebrating its annual Spirit Week and Homecoming, and has several events lined up throughout the week. The theme for this year’s Homecoming is “Paint the Town Red.” Friday, Oct. 24 • Community Spirit Splash...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    October 23, 2014

CHS Homecoming King and Queen

Seniors Garrett Yarbrough (left) and Mary McCombie (right) were named Cheney High School's Homecoming King and Queen for 2014 at halftime of last Friday night's football game....

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    October 23, 2014

Cardinal players bring Shakespeare to Medical Lake stage

The Medical Lake Cardinal Players are gearing up for their fall production as they will be performing an adaption of William Shakespeare's "As You Like It." "As You Like It" is a comedy that focuses...

 
 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....

 

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