Cheney school board enacts staggered start
New school start times to begin district-wide in 2021-2022 academic year
Last updated 7/1/2021 at 10:54am
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 scheduling, for the first time, the Cheney School District will amend school start times based on education level.
The primary motivation for the change, as listed by the school board, pertains to a lack of bus drivers, increasing student populations, athletics, childcare, and problems created by a dispersed population within the school boundaries. “We were doing K...