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 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    May 21, 2015 

Cheney schools seeing end of year growth spurt

At a time when enrollment tends to decline, full time equivalent student counts in the Cheney School District continue to grow. In a report presented to the Cheney school board at its regular meeting last Wednesday, Kassidy Probert, the district’s...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    May 21, 2015 

Watchel receives "Spirit of Theater" drama award

Skyler Watchel sat quietly as Cardinal Players adviser Janine Warrington and drama teacher Heidi Peterson gave a speech about the qualities and characteristics of the student who would receive the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    May 21, 2015 

Eastern seniors to present visual design projects in a two-week exhibition

Transferring the skills learned in college to the real world is one of the goals graduates want to have mastered by the time they are finished with their education, even when it comes to art. A trio o...

 
 Education    May 21, 2015 

CHS April students of the month

Cheney High School officials have released the names of students selected as April Students of the Month. They are listed as follows along with the department they were selected in and their class...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    May 21, 2015 

Kenady creates healthy Hobbit House for Books2Eat

Homeschooler Bradley Kenady of Medical Lake didn't end up having the winning entry in this year's Eastern Washington University Books2Eat competition but it certainly was interesting and drew its...

 
 Education    May 21, 2015 

Cheney School District provides summer feeding program

The Cheney School District is once again sponsoring the Seamless Summer Feeding Program for Children. The program provides meals for children 18 years of age and younger at no charge. All meals are available without regard to race, color, national...

 
 Education    May 21, 2015 

House sitting turns complicated in StageWest's 'Bedside Manners'

StageWest Community Theatre proudly presents "Bedside Manners" by Derek Benfield, produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. and directed by Chris Booth. When Ferris reluctantly agreed...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    May 14, 2015

Hare named new Cheney High athletic director

Gregg Hare has been named the new athletic director and assistant principal at Cheney High School. Hare replaces current athletic director and assistant principal Jim Missel, who is retiring at the end of June after 33 years in education, 14 years...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    May 14, 2015

Family completes latest journey with college degrees

The family that stays together, well, ummm...graduates together? That seems to be the way of life for a trio of Eastern Washington University students who receive their diplomas Saturday, June 13 at...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    May 14, 2015

Medical Lake School District to begin late start on Fridays in September

The Medical Lake School District is taking steps to help teachers address new district initiatives, as well as federal and state educational standards — one of them being additional prep time. At its April 28 meeting, the Medical Lake school board...

 
 By Mike Huffman    Education    May 14, 2015

CMS and Westwood bands perform together

The bands from both Cheney School District middle schools, Cheney and Westwood, combined to perform at last Saturday's Junior Lilac Parade in Spokane....

 
 Education    May 14, 2015

Lion's Club honors Medical Lake students

The Medical Lake Lion’s Club honored 33 students from all district schools at the annual Youth Appreciation Night, May 6, at Medical Lake High School. Hallett Elementary: Eugene Haas, Connor Palmen and Gracelynn Stimson. Michael Anderson...

 
 Education    May 14, 2015

Fairways Golf Course hosts Blackhawk Scramble

How’s your golf game? Whether it’s in top form or needs improvement, come out to the Fairways Golf Course Saturday, June 13, and take part in the annual Blackhawk Scramble. The scramble is a 9 a.m. shotgun start, and the $70 entry fee includes a...

 
 Education    May 14, 2015

West Plains residents make EWU dean's list

Several West Plains and Spangle residents made the Eastern Washington University dean’s list for the 2015 winter quarter Airway Heights — Ericka Rickards. Cheney — Holiel Alboraik, Abdullah Alqasem, Mahmood Alshengeete, Fletcher Aukerman, Saman...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    May 7, 2015

Medical Lake teachers to receive additional prep time

Starting next school year, Medical Lake School District teachers will have some extra time to prepare for their workweek. At its April 28 meeting, the Medical Lake school board approved an agreement to provide release time for staff for professional...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education    May 7, 2015

School board adopts policies on government training, member insurance

The Cheney School Board moved quickly through a light agenda at its meeting last Wednesday, April 29. The board unanimously approved three items of old business, accepting adoption recommendations by staff of revisions to a pair of existing...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    May 7, 2015

ML Middle School makes progress on 'Focus' project

The Medical Lake Middle School continues to make progress on helping students with disabilities that are struggling with reading and math. Back in September, Medical Lake Superintendent Tim Ames explained that the middle school was identified as a...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    May 7, 2015

Wow Now Fund Run

Hallett Elementary third graders were the first to begin the one-mile course for the school's May 1 "Wow Now Fund Run." All grade levels raised $11,632.34 for Halllet's Associated Student...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    April 30, 2015

Medical Lake High band and choir competes at state

Several members of the Medical Lake High School choir and band traveled to Ellensburg to compete in the 2015 WIAA/WMEA (Washington Music Educators Association) State and Ensemble band choir...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    April 30, 2015

EWU unveils new recycling center

Eastern Washington University's new recycling center found the perfect time - Earth Day 2015 - to officially unveil its new recycling center. The $1.7 million facility, located on the northwest...

 
 Education    April 30, 2015

Conley, Dotson and King advance to national FBLA conference

The middle level FBLA clubs (Future Business Leaders of America) from Cheney Middle School and Westwood Middle School represented the Cheney School District at the Washington State Business...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    April 30, 2015

Eastern fraternity is suspended

Citing undisclosed violations, the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity at Eastern Washington University has been suspended. "Eastern Washington University is working in partnership with the national chapter...

 
 Education    April 30, 2015

Cheney High School announces winter honor roll

JUNIORS 3.9-3.5 GPA — Ethan J. Baker, Guillem Bassedas Ferre, Seth A. Beaudreault, Timothy T. Bennett, Reann K. Black, Hannah C. Blazon, Lacy R. Bunting, Taylor B. Calvert, Jessica Rose T. Camacho, Gillian M. Caruthers, Alberto J. Chavez,...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    April 23, 2015

Hallett finishes third in Math is Cool competition

The fourth-grade Hallett Hawks Elementary Math is Cool team brought home a new plaque for the school's trophy case after they placed third with 109 points at the Spokane Division II Math is Cool...

 
 Education    April 23, 2015

Cheney FLBA students qualify for national conference

The Cheney High School FBLA Club (Future Business Leaders of America) competed last weekend at the Washington State Business Leader conference in Spokane, April 15-17. In a competition of 1,700, the...

 

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