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 By SCOTT DAVIS    Education 

Critical race theory discussed at Cheney School Board meeting

CHENEY — Issues and concerns relating to critical race theory – including questions on curriculum — were discussed at the Cheney School Board meeting on July 14. The increased interest in cultural education has emerged in... — Updated 7/22/2021


EWU releases spring 2021 Dean's List

CHENEY — The Eastern Washington University Dean’s List is released after every fall, winter and spring quarter. The fall and spring quarter lists also include students on the semester system. An undergraduate student who earns... — Updated 7/22/2021


Cheney, Medical Lake students on OSU honor roll

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Names of students who have made the scholastic Honor Roll for Spring 2021 have been announced by Oregon State University. A total of 7,255 earned a B-plus (3.5) or better to make the listing. To be on the Honor... — Updated 7/22/2021

 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education 

Juggling a full schedule

CHENEY — Like most of us, new Eastern Washington University student trustee Auriana Mitchell claims it’s difficult for her to be in two places at once. A look at the Liberty... — Updated 7/22/2021


Medical Lake school district reviews discipline policy

MEDICAL LAKE — As the 2021-22 school year approaches, the school board anticipates a return to in-person learning. One of the changes coming with the new year is the revised school district discipline policy. The policy is... — Updated 7/15/2021


Medical Lake HS announces Honor Roll

MEDICAL LAKE — The following is a list of students who were named to the fourth semester Honor Roll. Seniors Quintin C. Collins, Jacob L. Edison, Colton D. Ellis, Jon E. Foley, Jonathan P. Gralapp, Benjamin D. Henry, Victoria L.... — Updated 7/15/2021


Medical Lake announces Principal's Honor Roll

MEDICAL LAKE — The following is a list of students who were named to the fourth semester Principal’s Honor Roll. Seniors Ellie E. Acord, Nayelli A. Barnes, Jessica L. Beecher, William H. Benson, Abigail E. Bolles, Violet A.... — Updated 7/15/2021


Summer support groups come to Medical Lake schools

MEDICAL LAKE — The school district will be hosting support groups this summer for both children and adults to help process the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. This is the first summer they have held groups like... — Updated 7/15/2021

 By SCOTT DAVIS    Education

Cheney school board enacts staggered start

CHENEY — Cheney school board members elected to commence a staggard start schedule for the 2021-2022 academic year at the June 23 board meeting. Because of lingering issues with the pandemic regarding staffing, logistics, and sch... — Updated 7/1/2021


New year, new curriculum

MEDICAL LAKE — The COVID-19 pandemic changed the landscape of public school and put several school board decisions on hold. When school returns to a semi-normal state in September, it will return with a new curriculum for the... — Updated 7/1/2021


Area students on UW Dean's List

FROM SEATTLE — Students from the Cheney area have been named to the Dean’s List at the University of Washington for Winter 2021 Quarter, according to a June 16 news release. To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must... — Updated 7/1/2021


Medical Lake school board looks to the new year

MEDICAL LAKE — The school board celebrated the end of the 2020-21 school year at their June 22 meeting. Members reminisced about a successful last week of school and graduation ceremony in a year defined by the COVID-19... — Updated 7/1/2021


Free meals start now for Medical Lake students

MEDICAL LAKE — Students can eat breakfast and lunch for free starting June 28, but free meals are not ending with summer. Due to a decision from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), lunch will be free across the school dist... — Updated 7/1/2021


Class portrait

Cheney High School Class of 2021 speakers Kayli Lucas and Dawson Heuett take time to remember their classmates and the special moment of graduation the modern way — by taking... — Updated 6/24/2021


Class portrait

Cheney High School Class of 2021 speakers Kayli Lucas and Dawson Heuett take time to remember their classmates and the special moment of graduation the modern way – by taking... — Updated 6/21/2021

 By Paul Delaney    Education

Destination EWU

This Cardinal graduate offered where she was headed to college at Eastern Washington University.... — Updated 6/17/2021


Free at last

Cheney High School Class of 2021 graduates celebrate with the traditional tossing of their caps after being announced at ceremonies last Friday.... — Updated 6/17/2021

 By Paul Delaney    Education

Shoe Stylin'

The "Best of Shoes" award at Saturday's Medical Lake High School graduation goes to the high heels worn by Endeavors High School senior class representative Madilyn... — Updated 6/17/2021


Three Springs High School grads

Eighteen seniors from Cheney School District’s Three Springs High School received their diplomas at commencement ceremonies on Saturday afternoon, June 12, at Northern Quest... — Updated 6/17/2021


Eastern Washington expands online graduate degrees

CHENEY — Eastern Washington University is expanding its online portfolio of graduate degrees supported by Academic Partnerships (AP) beginning fall 2021. According to a June 14 news release, these new offerings will complement th... — Updated 6/17/2021

 By Paul Delaney    Education

The future's so bright

Medical Lake Valedictorian Jordan Tactay is happy after he completed his graduation journey with receipt of his diploma.... — Updated 6/17/2021


CHS Baccalaureate takes place June 6

If ever there was a year when graduating seniors need our support and blessing this is the year. Baccalaureate for Cheney High School and Three Springs High School will be Sunday, June 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the CHS auditorium.... — Updated 6/3/2021


Airmen visit Medical Lake students

FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE – More than 500 Medical Lake middle and high school students participated in a science, technology, engineering and mathematics event coordinated by airmen May 21. Fairchild airmen showed students how... — Updated 5/27/2021


EWU teams with Priority Spokane to help deal with Covid stress

CHENEY — Eastern Washington University’s School of Social Work and Office of Community Engagement (OCE) are partnering with Priority Spokane to begin offering virtual COVID-19 Stress and Trauma Education Programing (C-STEP).... — Updated 5/27/2021


Eastern programs on budget chopping block

CHENEY – Eastern Washington University Interim President David May is recommending several programs be eliminated going into the 2021-23 biennium. The recommendations stem from a... — Updated 5/27/2021


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