Points of Pride

News Tips & Achievements – Current and Ongoing

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Questions? Email Kristy Mylroie in Community Relations or call 354-7387.

January, 2015

1/29/2015
7:00 PM-12:00 AM
TCS open house
Interested in finding out more about project-based learning? Come to The Community School open house and learn about what sets TCS apart from other high schools. This event is being held in conjunction with National School Choice Week.
The Community School
1025 W Spofford Ave

Contact Info
Cindy McMahon
cindymc@spokaneschools.org
354-3810
1/5/2015-3/16/2015
Ferris Jazz Orchestra selected for Seattle Jazz Experience
The Ferris Jazz Orchestra was selected as one of 6 high school bands and just 20 participant ensembles to attend the Seattle Jazz Experience scheduled for March 13-14, 2015 at the Cornish Playhouse at Seattle Center.
Ferris
3020 E. 37th Ave.

Contact Info
Ben Brueggemeier
benbr@spokaneschools.org
354-6000

December, 2014

12/19/2014-6/19/2015
Regal students win math contest
Recently teams of students competed in a math competition on the Sumdog website. Here's the facts: 19,522 classes entered 8,646 classes qualified 197,009 students played 47,985,561 questions answered 40,374,365 correct answers Results: Regal's team of 16 students won the contest!! 2 Regal students placed in the top 10 of all students who participated, correctly answering 1,000 questions!
Regal
2707 E. Rich Ave.

Contact Info
Tricia Kannberg
triciak@spokaneschools.org
354-3900

November, 2014

11/3/2014-6/19/2015
New HEART/STEP Resource Center
STEP (a transition program) and HEART (for homeless students) have combined to open a new clothing bank/resource center, which includes a delivery program at schools for students who need immediate services. The center is located at 1807 N. Washington, right next to Dolly's, in the portables on the east side of the North Central HS campus.
near NCHS
1807 N. Washington

Contact Info
Colin Storm
colins@spokaneschools.org
354-6311
11/3/2014-6/19/2015
Rogers teachers earn Unsung Heroes Grant
Rogers teachers Aaron Brecek and Chris Dunn received a $2,000 grant as part of the Voya's (formerly ING) 2014 Unsung Heroes awards competition. Through the program, Voya Financial awards grants to K-12 educators nationwide to honor their innovative teaching methods, creative educational projects, and the ability to positively influence the children they teach. Brecek’s and Dunn’s innovative teaching idea, Flipping Algebra, is designed to improve the experience and grades of ninth graders taking algebra.
Rogers
1622 E. Wellesley Ave.

Contact Info
Kristy Mylroie
kristymy@spokaneschools.org
354-7387

August, 2014

8/25/2014-6/19/2015
LC and NC make list of top high schools
LC and NC were named to The Daily Beast's list of top high schools for 2014. Find out more at www.thedailybeast.com/features/2014/america-s-top-high-schools.html
LC and NC
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Contact Info
Kristy Mylroie
kristymy@spokaneschools.org
354-7387
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