In December 2014, Hagan Foundation Innovation Grants were awarded to both Mt. Spokane High School ($20,000, co-recipient with Nine Mile's Lakeside High School) and Riverpoint Academy ($10,900). Read more . . .
Three Mead High School orchestra students - Thomas Baldwin, Ella Wilkinson and Sara Miller (pictured left to right with orchestra teacher Dorothy Baldwin) - by audition, were selected as members of the All-State Orchestra. Other Mead School District singers and musicians earning All-State selection include: Audrey Wagner (Mt.S) Symphonic Choir and Bryson Roberts - tuba (Mead HS) and John Petrovich - trumpet (Mt.S) Band.
Colbert 6th grader Jordan Kuhnkey was the winner of the regional Spokane Recycles Poster Contest. Primary judging considerations included use of the theme "Recycling - Bigger...Blue-er...Better", originality and artistic ability. Read more . . .
During the month of December 2014, choir students from Mead High School, Prairie View, Colbert, Midway, Evergreen, Meadow Ridge and Shiloh Hills traveled to local retirement and assisted living facilities performing selections from their holiday music programs. Read more . . .
To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the penning of "The Star-Spangled Banner" by Francis Scott Key all 540 Shiloh Hills students donned red, white and blue rain ponchos on the afternoon of October 24, 2014, and created a replica of the flag that flew over Fort McHenry in September of 1814. Read more . . .
The 2014 Mead High School Christmas Festival Concert, "Come Darkness, Come Light," will take place on December 5 (7:30 pm) and December 6 (4 pm). The concerts will feature more than 70 student-musicians, including members of Concert Choir and Chamber Singers, as well as student instrumentalists and narrators. Read more . . .