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Cheney High School names December Students of the Month

CHENEY – High School officials have released a list of students named Students of the Month for December’s PACE (Partners Advancing Character Education) character trait: Caring. The students are Jenae Potter, Kaitlyn Burts,... — Updated 1/21/2021

 

Eastern Washington University Gallery of Art presents: Intersections

CHENEY – Eastern Washington University Gallery of Art has resumed presenting exhibitions – this time via an online format. The gallery opens its 2021 season with Intersections... — Updated 1/21/2021

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Education 

Cheney schools continue reopening plans

CHENEY — School district re-opening plans for in-person instruction continued this week with a phased return of third-grade students beginning on Tuesday. Third-grade students from families electing to return to in-person... — Updated 1/21/2021

 

Holiday Store address needs by going online

CHENEY — Thanks to some online ingenuity and extra donations, a holiday tradition continued this season for local low-income students and families. The Cheney Middle School Holiday Store has been a fixture since founder Sherry Sy... — Updated 1/14/2021

 

Meal pick-up schedule announced

CHENEY – School district officials have announced the resumption of student meal pickups that include several updates from Nutrition Services. According to a news release, the U.S... — Updated 1/14/2021

 

Cheney schools remain closed

CHENEY -- School district officials informed parents and staff that schools would remain closed today, Thursday, Jan. 14, as a result of damage sustained from yesterday's windstorm. Three schools were still without power this... — Updated 1/14/2021 Full story

 

Pandemic project work

CHENEY - If you ever have a burning desire to find something that accentuates any feelings of inadequacy in life, here's a suggestion on how to accomplish that - attend an Eastern... — Updated 12/24/2020

 

Feeling more confident in student's return

CHENEY — School district officials have made some modifications in the phasing in of onsite, in-person instruction – plans they feel are on the right track thanks to recent... — Updated 12/24/2020

 

Sending cheer to Cheney Care Center

CHENEY — The high school’s H3 Club is inviting the community to help it send some Christmas cheer to residents of the Cheney Care Center. The club is partnering with a second-grade class at Betz Elementary School to create... — Updated 12/10/2020

 

Cheney High School Students of the Month

Cheney High School has announced its Student of the Month/Partners Advancing Character Education (PACE) award winners for November. Receiving awards are Colbie Monter, Alexander Bowman, Selena Martinez, Quaid Kraft, Sage Cramer,... — Updated 12/10/2020

 
 By DREW LAWSON    Education

New levy, board member and re-opening plan in Medical Lake

MEDICAL LAKE—The school board unanimously approved a new replacement levy at its Nov. 24 meeting with an assessed value of $1.50 per $1,000 assessed property value. The levy, which would replace the current levy that’s around... — Updated 12/3/2020

 

Adopt a West Plains family for Christmas

CHENEY – Three Springs High School is a small, tight-knit community. It’s also a community without a lot of resources. Both of these can serve to amplify needs, particularly around the holidays. To address those needs, Three... — Updated 12/3/2020

 

Shifting amounts between buckets

CHENEY — The school district board of directors could propose a regular operations and maintenance levy in February that would shift money collected from the capital facilities... — Updated 11/25/2020

 

Scholarships EWU's focus on Giving Tuesday

CHENEY – Fundraising during a pandemic has proven to be a challenge — but Eastern Washington University officials have met that challenge with some success. On Dec. 1, they are hoping the public will help them continue their... — Updated 11/25/2020

 

Cheney High announces October PACE award students

CHENEY – High school officials have released the list of students who have received PACE award honors in October. The PACE trait of the month was “Responsibility.” Award winners are Gabriel Daymude, Hannah Davis, Arturo Jeron... — Updated 11/12/2020

 

Cheney first and second-graders resume in-person

CHENEY – The school district has instituted a second phase of re-opening its facilities to students whose families are prepared to return to in-person instruction, bringing in first-grade students this week followed by... — Updated 11/5/2020

 
 By DREW LAWSON    Education

District principals present school improvement plans to board

MEDICAL LAKE – Principals and assistant principals from Hallett and Michael Anderson Elementary schools, Endeavors High School, Medical Lake Middle School and Medical Lake High School presented their plans for improving their... — Updated 11/5/2020

 
 By DREW LAWSON    Education

Schweikhardt resigns after 31 years on school board

MEDICAL LAKE—Peggy Schweikhardt participated in her last school board meeting Oct. 27 after serving on the board since 1989. She was most recently vice president of the board, working with board president Ron Von Lehe. She... — Updated 11/5/2020

 

Book-a-Librarian service offers individualized assistance at a distance

SPOKANE COUNTY – The Library District’s Book-a-Librarian service is now offered remotely by phone and via online video sessions. This service helps library customers discover the tools, skills, and strategies they need to... — Updated 10/22/2020

 

Medical Lake schools first-graders return to in-person classes Oct. 26

MEDICAL LAKE – First-graders will be returning to in-person learning five days a week at Hallett and Michael Anderson elementary schools, the district announced Oct. 19.  Superintendent Tim Ames said in an online newsletter... — Updated 10/22/2020

 

EWU remains in online winter quarter

CHENEY – Citing health and safety reasons, Eastern Washington University officials announced last week that they will continue with offering most classes online during winter quarter 2021. As with fall instruction, some... — Updated 10/22/2020

 

Westwood MS fun runs goes to virtual challenge

WINDSOR – Fun runs play a huge part in funding local associated student body school events, but with Spokane County still not at a point where large gatherings of individuals are allowed under Covid-19 protocols, schools have... — Updated 10/22/2020

 

Cheney district gets some good financial news

CHENEY – School board directors received some good news at their Sept. 30 meeting when it comes to the district's finances. The first came in the form of enrollment – which is... — Updated 10/19/2020

 

Your vote can determine your future

CHENEY – Do you have questions about voting and what will happen when you mail your ballot? What are the positions of some of the candidates? And just why do we have an Electoral College? Eastern Washington University’s College... — Updated 10/15/2020

 

Cheney board approves partial reopening plan

CHENEY – By a unanimous 5-0 vote, the board of directors approved the Cheney School District’s partial reopening plan at their Sept. 30 meeting. The plan, laid out for the directors at a Sept. 24 work session with few changes... — Updated 10/8/2020

 

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