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100 years ago in Spokane: North Central High School girls vote for stricter dress code  The Spokesman-Review

Girls at North Central High School voted overwhelmingly for a stricter dress code.

Central Valley, Ferris and North Central among top local schools in annual U.S. News and World Report rankings  The Spokesman-Review

U.S. News and World Report gave out its annual report cards this week, 17000 of them to every high school in the nation, with so-so results for Eastern ...

North Central reinvigorates theater program with ‘Chicago’ as school layoffs claim drama teacher  The Spokesman-Review

NC's drama teacher pushes ahead with production of musical “Chicago” even as school officials hand her layoff notice.

North Central High School students’ genetic work on worms could help scientists make breakthroughs  The Spokesman-Review

A grant is helping North Central High School teach students genetics through worm research.

One person injured in shooting near North Central High School  KXLY Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. - One person is in critical condition after being shot several times, according to Spokane Police. The shooting occurred in the 700 block of W ...

North Central senior Ruwaida Abbas realizes goals as she heads to university  The Spokesman-Review

North Cental High School senior Ruwaida Abbas has overcome obstacles to becoming first in her family of immigrant refugees to graduate from high school and ...

Spokane artist Chris Bovey collaborates with consultant and students to create a mural at North Central High School  The Spokesman-Review

The wall of the North Central High School cafeteria has a new splash of color thanks to Spokane artist Chris Bovey, who recently finished a Spokane-themed ...

North Central music program gets $5500 boost from the Ford Motor Co.  The Spokesman-Review

The music program at Spokane's North Central High School has received a $5,500 grant from the Ford Motor Co. Fund as part of the Grammy in the Schools ...

Spokane Police investigating stabbing near North Central High School  KHQ Right Now

The Spokane Police Department responded to the area of North Central High School Wednesday for reports of a male who had been stabbed. The male victim ...

North Central High School students respond to suicide crisis (subscription)

They said they have seen the need for student response as they've walked the halls this school year.

Vaping epidemic grips Spokane students as school officials band together to tackle problem  The Spokesman-Review

The contraband was scattered across a large conference table last week at North Central High School. Principal Steve Fisk pondered the paraphernalia, the ...

Spokane school district proposes shorter Fridays and larger class sizes as budget cuts loom  The Spokesman-Review

Budget cuts and layoffs at Spokane Public Schools may mean that students are let out of school 75 minutes early every Friday to give teachers weekly ...

Mikayla Fox: Teachers are worth much more than test scores  The Spokesman-Review

325. That is the number of staff members within just Spokane Public Schools who were told on Wednesday that they were being laid off. I am a freshman at North ...

Spokane students taught to confront shooters when other options have run out  The Spokesman-Review

Another life was lost to a school shooting on Tuesday. His name was Kendrick Castillo, and he saved the lives of his fellow students, alongside two other ...

Spokane high school starts Fridays with a dance party

Dozens of students took to the floor, showing off their moves and smiling as they looked around and more students joined in.

Innovation Challenge Club – a WSU-tied program – shines with top national award  The Spokesman-Review

The Innovation Challenge Club at North Central High School was surprised to learn earlier this month that the group had taken first place in the nation in the ...

Longtime North Central High drama teacher will take his final bows  The Spokesman-Review

There was that one time when a foreign exchange student didn't realize that “dress shoes” were men's shoes, not shoes for women to wear with a dress.

KREM 2's Tools 2 Schools: Impacting kids in our community

How to donate to KREM 2's Tools 2 Schools and help fill backpacks for kids in need.

North Central soccer heads into early-season test against Gonzaga Prep with plenty of momentum, optimism  The Spokesman-Review

The North Central boys soccer team appreciates the hard work that's put them atop the Greater Spokane League standings.

The birth and death of North Central High School’s "smoker’s corner"  Pacific Northwest Inlander

Back when I attended North Central High School in the early 2000s, one of it's most iconic features was the smoker's corner. Across the street...

With dying wish, Vietnam veteran receives diploma from North Central High School  The Spokesman-Review

After nearly half a century of waiting, a terminally ill Vietnam veteran received his high school diploma from North Central High School on Wednesday.

Resource officer on paid leave after incident at Ferris High School  The Spokesman-Review

Officer Shawn Audie, a former Spokane County sheriff's deputy, had been accused of excessive force several times before the Jan. 24 incident at Ferris.

Fire prompts evacuation at North Central High School

SPOKANE, Wash. – Students and staff at North Central High School in Spokane were evacuated Wednesday after a small fire ignited in a construction area.

WIAA allows football programs to petition to play down one classification  The Spokesman-Review

The WIAA Representative Assembly voted to pass eight amendments for the 2019-20 school year. One in particular will grab the attention of high school football ...

Propelled by hard work, Spokane high school graduation rates continue to trend upward  The Spokesman-Review

So what's driving the higher graduation rates in Spokane high schools?

Local school districts crunching budget numbers after Legislature gives more money  The Spokesman-Review

For Spokane Public Schools and other districts in the region, the news out of Olympia last weekend was very good.

Body pulled from Spokane River identified as 17-year-old girl  KXLY Spokane

The Spokane County Medical Examiner identified the person whose body was pulled from the Spokane River on Tuesday.

$60,000 awarded to Spokane’s brightest high school seniors  The Spokesman-Review

Twenty-four high school seniors took home awards from $1000 to $4000 in six categories.

Ferris fight draws backlash against resource officer’s tactics  The Spokesman-Review

A fight at Ferris High School, in which a resource officer put his knee to a student's neck, is drawing scrutiny about why Spokane Public Schools hired a former ...

Launching foster success: Nonprofit coaches youth as they transition from foster care to college, workforce  The Spokesman-Review

A new statewide program called Launch Success supports foster youth after high school to help them transition into adulthood up to age 26, including coaches ...

One Tribe Day at North Central  The Spokesman-Review

North Central held a One Tribe Day, which is a student-led anti-suicide day where students will try to help train other students in recognizing and responding to ...

North Central’s Myah Rodriguez pursuing her own history after beating cancer  The Spokesman-Review

North Central High School student Myah Rodriguez overcame childhood cancer to become a leader with a bright future.

NC students teach survival and watching for signs of a school shooter  The Spokesman-Review

North Central High School students have roles in 12-minute video designed to save lives by preventing or surviving a school shooting.

Dramatic STEM: North Central stages ‘Silent Sky’ about astronomer Henrietta Leavitt  The Spokesman-Review

Drama teacher Sydney Baird Childers says production celebrates women in science. She plans to bring more STEM on Stage shows to the school.

Governor Inslee visits classes at North Central High School  The Spokesman Review

Spokane's smallest public high school has the attention of Washington's top official. Gov. Jay Inslee, with his wife, Trudi, by his side, popped into North Central ...

North Central boys cross country team placed on probation for recruiting violations  The Spokesman Review

One of the most successful high school athletic programs in Spokane history has been placed on probation for recruiting violations. The North Central boys cross ...

Three first-time candidates drawn to vacant Nine Mile Falls School Board position  The Spokesman-Review

Three candidates filed for the Nine Mile Falls School Board position No. 2 vacated by Debbie Williams, who is moving out of the district. Incumbents Mac ...

North Central’s Institute of Science and Technology opens with fanfare  The Spokesman Review

Students at North Central High School received a special welcome on their first day of school. Elected officials and school administrators joined students before ...

After years of bullying, virtual academy revives autistic student’s love of learning  The Spokesman-Review

Autism, and the bullying that came with it, has taken big pieces out of Kayleigh Lewis' life. Thanks to her recent enrollment in a virtual academy, for the first time ...

Spokane school district faces budget cuts -  The Columbian

SPOKANE — Budget cuts and layoffs at Spokane's public schools may mean that students are let out of school one hour and 15 minutes early every Friday to ...

As social media’s influence grows, teachers, administrators search for a response  The Spokesman-Review

For educators in Spokane, the perils of social media are everywhere.

Police searching for person of interest in Wednesday evening shooting in north Spokane  The Spokesman-Review

A man was taken to the hospital Wednesday evening with life-threatening injuries after Spokane police say he was shot near North Central High School.

North Central Student Arrested For Alleged Massacre Plot  KHQ Right Now

SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police arrested a North Central High School student after being tipped off about an alleged massacre plot to take place this Friday, ...

Survey: 1 in 5 Spokane eighth-graders tried vaping  The Spokesman-Review

If they didn't know already, Spokane Public Schools board members got the news Wednesday night: A deep fog has descended on bathroom stalls at almost ...

Gifts that keep giving: Area schools reap the benefit when donors makes musical gifts  The Spokesman-Review

Private donations of musical instruments or successful campaigns for specific equipment can make a big impact for music programs at area schools, but they are ...

Spokane Public Schools enters agreement with nonprofit, approves plan for special-needs students  The Spokesman-Review

The $1.4 million contract with Excelsior Wellness Center is part of a complete overhaul of a system that serves hundreds of Spokane students with varying needs ...

Higher Expectations | Local News | Spokane | The Pacific Northwest Inlander | News, Politics, Music, Calendar, Events in Spokane, Coeur d'Alene and the Inland Northwest  Pacific Northwest Inlander

North Central has taken seventh- and eighth-graders out of middle school and into its renowned science program — and it's working.

Students rally for teacher layoffs in downtown Spokane

This afternoon North Central High School students marched downtown in protest of the teacher cuts. North Central is one of the schools with the most teacher ...

Former North Central football coach Art Bauer dies  The Spokesman-Review

Art Bauer, who coached football at North Central High School for 17 years and led the Indians to a Greater Spokane League title in 1977, died Thursday.

Middle school students want new buildings to get kids excited about going to class  The Spokesman-Review

Brighter classrooms. More windows. Larger hallways. Study space. Middle school students ask officials to design new middle schools with kids in mind.

‘Piggyback Bandit’ spotted at Mead, North Central high schools  The Spokesman-Review

The so-called “Piggyback Bandit” has returned to Spokane.

Chase Youth Awards celebrate students’ audacity, leadership among their peers  The Spokesman-Review

On Thursday night, Spokane celebrated the audacity of youth.

Homeless but not hopeless: Spokane high school students overcome the odds  The Spokesman-Review

Hundreds of high school students in Spokane are trying to beat homelessness as they try to build a better future. For the past four years, Spokane Public Schools ...

Reversing three-year trend, discipline rises in Spokane Public Schools  The Spokesman-Review

African-Americans, special education students and other groups in Spokane Public Schools are facing much higher rates of discipline than their peers, the ...

North Central HS one of few to offer AP Cambridge course  The Spokesman Review

North Central High School senior Matt Henley describes the Advanced Placement class as the most beneficial he's ever taken. “It helps with breaking down ...

Gary Lawton  KXLY Spokane

Gary passed away on June 19, 2019, peacefully and with quiet dignity, as he lived his life.

Spokane Civic Theater readies ‘Bug’ for Kaleidoscope Theatre Festival  The Spokesman-Review

The cast and crew will present an abbreviated version of the play on Saturday.

North Central High student crowned Lilac Queen (subscription)

The new Lilac Queen, Halle Nelson, was interested in becoming the Lilac Queen since her freshman year.

Free summer meals available across Spokane County for youths  The Spokesman-Review

Area schools and nonprofit groups are offering free summer meals for youths around Spokane County.

Cheney High School student crowned Lilac queen, encourages connection with community  The Spokesman-Review

A Cheney High School student who hopes to inspire others to make connections in their communities was crowned this year's Lilac Festival queen.

‘The worst mistake ever is to give up’: 70 SPS seniors are first in family to graduate

Monday night, hundreds of students, parents and educators gathered to celebrate the future graduates.

Love story: Couple’s rich history started in NC class  The Spokesman-Review

He spotted her across the room in a history class at North Central High School in 1955, and soon he had his heart set on making history with her. Ron Cauvel ...

Spokane convicted killer, rapist denied parole | News  KHQ Right Now

SPOKANE, Wash. -- The family of murder victim Linda Strait has told KHQ Thursday, April 25th, her murderer will stay behind bars. Arbie D. Williams, who was ...

Election preview: Spokane City Councilwoman Karen Stratton draws five challengers in the northwest  The Spokesman-Review

Five men with varying political experience are trying to unseat a Spokane councilwoman who has adopted an at-times antagonistic relationship with the mayor's ...

100 years ago in Spokane: Girls’ school uniforms proposed  The Spokesman-Review

A parent concerned about girls arriving to school in attire not warm enough for the weather and in too-high heels proposed girls wear uniforms at Spokane public ...

Take Your Pick | Education | Spokane | The Pacific Northwest Inlander | News, Politics, Music, Calendar, Events in Spokane, Coeur d'Alene and the Inland Northwest  Pacific Northwest Inlander

Spokane Public Schools' five comprehensive high schools all offer a slightly different flavor for parents to choose from.

Ben Stuckart’s not the mayor, but he and his opponents talk like he is  The Spokesman-Review

Voting in the primary election begins this week as five candidates seek to become Spokane's next mayor.

Spokane Public Schools plans fewer than expected teacher layoffs  The Spokesman-Review

Several dozen teachers in Spokane Public Schools will be losing their jobs this year, far fewer than feared in April when administrators issued 183 layoff notices ...

100 years ago in Spokane: Judge tosses lewdness charges against ‘professed Bolshevist’ and his secretary arrested in hotel room  The Spokesman-Review

A Superior Court judge dismissed the “lewdness” conviction against “professed bolshevist” Harry M. Wicks and his secretary, Mrs. Erma Lee Lamb, noting that ...

Free meal programs  The Spokesman-Review

Area schools and nonprofit groups are offering free summer meals for youths around Spokane County. Meals are served Monday through Friday unless ...

A toxic past and present on the Spokane River  High Country News

In eastern Washington, a push to clean PCBs from its namesake river faces a dirty legacy and global pollution problem.

Two council members, two newcomers vie for Spokane City Council president  The Spokesman-Review

Four candidates hope to past the primary election for Spokane City Council president.

Love story: First date at movies had really sick ending: After inauspicious start, Smiths will celebrate 50th anniversary  The Spokesman-Review

Fifty years of marriage, five kids, 15 grandchildren and multiple businesses – a lot has happened since Gail Coyte and Roger Smith first met in the halls of North ...

Duke basketball player visits Spokane on tour to support disabled community  The Spokesman-Review

Duke University basketball player Brennan Besser visited Spokane on Tuesday as part of his “Walk On America” tour to support the intellectually and ...

Reflections at North Central High School  The Spokesman Review

North Central High School has mirrors like you'd find in a carnival fun house. So, one day when photographer Dan Pelle and I went there to cover a story, we ...

Students from Inland Northwest compete at annual International Science and Engineering Fair  The Spokesman-Review

A group of five high school students from Spokane, Spokane Valley and Odessa recently trekked to the annual International Science and Engineering Fair in ...

Front & Center: Staff, students feed his love for job  The Spokesman-Review

Doug Wordell, Spokane Public Schools Nutrition Services director, discusses how today's cafeteria fare differs from what he grew up with in Spokane 40 years ...

Spokane on Broadway: For Max Kumangai, there’s comfort in family with ‘Waitress’  The Spokesman-Review

NEW YORK – It was his dad who instilled in him a love of acting. And for Max Kumangai, that love has turned into a profession.

Spokane County mentoring program celebrates 10 years of supporting at-risk youth

SPOKANE, Wash. — Mentors and volunteers with Communities in Schools of Spokane County (CISSC) are celebrating the program's 10th year of mentoring ...

100 Years Ago in Spokane: Fight injures local leaders  The Spokesman-Review

A fight outside Spokane's socialist headquarters injured two men. One was president of the Central Labor Council and the other was secretary of the Soldiers ...

Spokane teen ends prom night convincing suicidal woman on bridge to choose life  KHQ Right Now

SPOKANE, Wash. - Sometimes life puts us in situations where there's no time to think through the proper choice to make; situations where our body springs into ...

Dry Fly Distilling plan major expansion at new development north of downtown Spokane  The Spokesman-Review

Small batch distillery Dry Fly announced an expansion into Asian markets Wednesday that will coincide with a move into a new development near Spokane's ...

Kids are vaping at alarming rates, and schools don't know how to handle it  Pacific Northwest Inlander

It's almost like a game. Students, with their silent, easily concealed e-cigarettes are vaping all around the school. School officials, meanwhile, try desperately to ...

'He has a heart for others' | Spokane high school senior talks woman off bridge on his prom night

While Chris was waiting, he heard someone yell for help. He then texted his father to tell him what heard and that he was going to investigate.

Mead gymnast Lexi Weller overcomes disability to earn scholarship  The Spokesman-Review

Watching Lexi Weller perform a floor exercise, her athleticism, strength and speed are on full display. What's not evident is that she can't see out of one eye.

Set to join EWU in field events, NC’s Hailey Leeking may pursue nursing as a career  The Spokesman-Review

Hailey Leeking, a North Central senior and future Eastern Washington University Eagle, has a couple of hidden interests, according to her aunt Karen Hughes.

Spokane area high schools gifted dozens of guitars, piano keyboards from Future Song Foundation  The Spokesman-Review

The music programs at four Spokane high schools got a boost recently with a donation of 80 guitars and 20 keyboards from the Future Song Foundation.

Suspected 'Piggyback Bandit' arrested in Alabama | News  KHQ Right Now

FALKVILLE, Ala. - Police in Alabama say the Piggyback Bandit has been caught. You may remember last December the man known as the Piggyback Bandit ...

Stephen M. Rieckers 1949-2019  The Independent

Stephen M. Rieckers 1949-2019. Thursday evening March 21, 2019 69-year-old Stephen M. Rieckers closed his eyes and went to be with his savior Jesus ...

New S-R printing plant takes shape  The Spokesman-Review

The first of 44 concrete panels were tilted into position Tuesday for the new Spokesman-Review printing plant on East Euclid Avenue in Spokane Valley.

Shawn Vestal: Students may be most important actors in preventing teen suicide  The Spokesman-Review

The students and administrators at NC are harnessing an underutilized dynamic – the power of students talking to students – in a new suicide-prevention effort.

NC, Rogers students honored for being first in family to graduate  The Spokesman Review

Lacey Sutton is the first in her family to graduate from high school, an accomplishment the Spokane teen calls a decent start. “I don't like to feel too proud of ...

Ninth graders are already failing new grad requirements. Will Spokane schools change to help?  Pacific Northwest Inlander

Dominick Tibbets started as a freshman at North Central High School in September with one goal in mind. "I want to be the first out...

Mead gymnast Lexi Weller  The Spokesman-Review

Mead gymnast Lexi Weller flies above the balance beam during competition at North Central High School, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018 in Spokane, Wash.

Boundaries get fresh scrutiny  The Spokesman Review

For three decades, Spokane Public Schools' high school boundaries have remained unchanged despite shifting populations, leading to the district's current ...

Dry Fly Distilling moving operations to downtown Spokesman-Review press building  The Spokesman-Review

Dry Fly Distilling is moving its production facility into the newspaper press building on Monroe Street in downtown Spokane, according to Don Poffenroth, ...

Locally: Spokane Falls Community College will name gymnasium after Maury Ray  The Spokesman-Review

Maury Ray, under whose guidance Community Colleges of Spokane reached the pinnacle of athletic success in the Northwest, will receive the ultimate tribute ...

100 years ago in Spokane: Lumbermen threaten to fire non-citizens who evaded service in World War I  The Spokesman-Review

Lumber companies in the Local Legion of Loggers and Lumbermen (the Four L's) declared that they would fire any employee who was an “alien slacker.”

Principals’ principle pitch  The Spokesman-Review

What makes a high school special? We asked Spokane high school principals.

Moose gets workout at North Central HS track  The Spokesman Review

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- A yearling moose apparently was trying out as a walk-on for the North Central High School track team this morning. It would be hard to ...

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