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Former Mead High School teacher pleads guilty to sexual misconduct with student  The Spokesman-Review

Wesley Perez, a former Mead High School teacher who had a sexual relationship with one of his students, pleaded guilty Monday to one count of sexual ...

Mead High School announces first-semester honor roll for 2018-19 school year  The Spokesman-Review

Mead High School has announced its first semester honor roll for the 2018-19 school year. The eligible students are listed by grade level and grade point ...

Mead High School yearbook wins ‘Pulitzer’ of annuals – the Pacemaker national award  The Spokesman-Review

The Mead High School yearbook staff earned a Pacemaker award from the National Scholastic Press Association for the 2017-2018 yearbook.

Mead teacher charged with sexual misconduct with student remains on payroll  The Spokesman-Review

A Mead High School teacher, who is charged with felony sexual misconduct with one of his students, remains on the school district's payroll and will likely ...

Mead High School Jazz Choir earns invitation to Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival in April  The Spokesman-Review

The Mead High School Jazz Choir will be among eight of 137 high school ensembles in the country invited to compete in April at the Monterey Next Generation ...

Former track athlete’s 1968 Mead High School record in girls high jump is reinstated  The Spokesman-Review

Had Becky Nelson been born just a decade later, we just might be celebrating her as an Olympic athlete.

UPDATE from FBI: Missing Mead teenager has been found and is safe; Investigation into 'ransom texts' ongoing  KHQ Right Now

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Many of our KHQ viewers have asked us to look into the case of a missing Spokane teen after a post from his father has been shared.

Mead HS teacher loses job after pleading guilty to sexual misconduct with a minor

SPOKANE, Wash. – A Mead High School Spanish teacher who pleaded guilty to sexual misconduct with a minor on Monday morning has lost his job, school ...

13-year-old girl arrested in connection to Mead HS threat

SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. — UPDATE: Spokane County Sheriff's officials said Wednesday night that one juvenile has been arrested in connection to a threat ...

Youth can make difference now, Intel’s 2018 Young Scientist honoree tells students at Mead High STEM Night  The Spokesman-Review

Students and parents gathered for the annual STEM Night at Mead High School last week to learn more about what the district is doing in STEM and to hear from ...

Deputies arrest juvenile suspect in connection with Mead High School shooting threat; identify suspects in East, West Valley threats  The Spokesman-Review

The Spokane County Sheriff's Office has arrested a juvenile suspect who is believed to have issued a shooting threat Tuesday against Mead High School, ...

Mead School District board hears recommended areas to cut $12 million  The Spokesman-Review

In a lead-up to potential layoffs at the Mead School District, the board of directors heard recommendations on where to cut $12 million out of its budget.

Former Mead High School teacher Wesley Perez, accused of having relationship with minor student, out of jail on bond  The Spokesman-Review

A former Mead High School teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with one of his students is out of custody after posting bail.

Difference Makers: Mead High School’s Sydney Lyman urges peers to serve their community  The Spokesman-Review

Dana Rowan wasn't sure about sophomore Sydney Lyman's pitch a few years ago to create a community *service* club at Mead High School. Then the teenager ...

At Mead High School, researchers search for the value of poetry  Pacific Northwest Inlander

There's a science to the way Dominik Sretenovic approaches poetry. First, Sretenovic chooses a poem he will read out loud in front of judges and...

Wrestling: Bragging rights on the line when Mead, Mt. Spokane meet next week  The Spokesman-Review

It's become an annual event, usually to decide the Greater Spokane League championship. Next Thursday, Mead will host Mt. Spokane in the regular season ...

Attorney says Mead High School student in ‘constant fear’ of defendant and former teacher’s possible release  The Spokesman-Review

While Wesley Perez, the 37-year-old Spanish teacher placed on administrative leave from Mead High School, looked on from a TV screen attached to a wall, ...

Francis Vernon Smith  KXLY Spokane

It is with heavy hearts that the family of Francis Vernon Smith, aged 67, announces his passing on Saturday, May 18, 2019.

Mead HS among 8 schools to compete at prestigious jazz festival

"Surround Sound" from Mead High School was chosen from a group of 137 schools to compete at the Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival.

Mead HS teacher charged with sexual misconduct allowed to see his kids

SPOKANE, Wash. — The Mead High School Spanish teacher accused of having sex with a student is allowed contact with his three children, according to court ...

Mead grad Kennedy Finke accepted to fashion design school in Paris  The Spokesman-Review

Kennedy Finke knows how to stand out in a crowd. From the top of his magenta and rose-gold tinted hair, to his glitzy golden shoes, he's a living, breathing ...

Mead SD closes M.E.A.D, Riverpoint Academy in $11.3M budget reduction

MEAD, Wash — The Mead School Board approved $11.3 million in cuts to the district budget on Tuesday night. According to the resolution, the district will make ...

Mead High School student says teacher told her to deny their sexual relationship  The Spokesman-Review

A Mead High School student who initially denied having a relationship with her former teacher recently confirmed they had multiple sexual encounters, including ...

Shawn Woodward named as new Mead School District superintendent  The Spokesman-Review

Shawn Woodward, who has led the Lake Pend Oreille School District for the past seven years, has been named superintendent of the Mead School District.

Registration underway for Mead School District’s popular summer STEM camps  The Spokesman-Review

The Mead School District is continuing its annual tradition of opening its doors to the community for summer STEM camps and registration for the popular camps ...

Prep tennis: Mead’s Bill Wagstaff to leave deep, rich legacy on Spokane tennis scene  The Spokesman-Review

After 42 years of heading the Mead boys tennis team, Bill Wagstaff is ready to transition into the next phase of his life. That will include more family time ...

Education notebook: Mt. Spokane and Mead high school students earn AP Exam honors  The Spokesman-Review

The College Board recently announced 150 students from Mt. Spokane and Mead high schools have earned special designations with their high scores on the ...

Dec. 1 unlucky day for Mead basketball player Alexa Brandt  The Spokesman-Review

Alexa Brandt has learned one important thing. Never again will she play a basketball game on Dec. 1. The Mead senior missed two months of her junior season ...

Former Mead High School teacher accused of sexual relationship with student out on bail  KHQ Right Now

Spokane, Wash. The 37-year-old former Mead High School spanish teacher was arrested last month accused of having sex with a student. Perez pleaded not ...

Wife asks judge to lower bond for Mead HS teacher accused of having sex with student

Wesley Perez is accused of having sex with a student at the high school. A judge set Perez's bond at $100000.

Mead High drama teacher takes final bow  The Spokesman-Review

Mead High School drama teacher retires after a 35-year teaching career.

Mead teacher under investigation over relationship with student  The Spokesman-Review

Deputies are investigating a Mead High School teacher after an anonymous letter sent to school officials alleged he had sex with a 17-year-old student.

Mead School District considers new boundaries

Early-stage plans suggest busing more than 300 Prairie View students to a new school to be built in the coming years.

Deputies arrest Mead High School teacher suspected of having sex with student  The Spokesman-Review

Spokane County sheriff's deputies have arrested a Mead High School teacher suspected of having a sexual relationship with an underage student.

Prep tennis: Foreign exchange students flourish on courts for Mead, Ferris  The Spokesman-Review

Imagine being a 16-year-old in high school and having to learn a new culture on the fly.

Longtime Mead coach Dave Vaughn returns after suffering spinal cord injury  KXLY Spokane

For 35 years Dave Vaughn has been a coach and counselor at Mead High School. His impact on students is wide spread, but it was their impact on him that ...

Mead senior Azizullah Moltafet is going places, counselor says  The Spokesman-Review

When Azizullah Moltafet arrived in the United States in 2012 via Afghanistan, Russia and several countries in between, he didn't speak a word of English.

Mead High School's Sydney Lyman wins Credit 2 Kids

MEAD, Wash. -- Mead High School's Sydney Lyman is this year's Credit 2 Kids grand prize winner! One of Lyman's teachers described her as the most ...

Judge lowers bond of Mead HS teacher accused of having sex with student

Perez's bond was dropped from $100000 to $50000 on Thursday.

Mead HS teacher accused of having sexual relationship with student back in court

The Mead High School teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a student will be back in court Tuesday morning.

Mead schools, teachers union reach tentative contract; legislator calls for state intervention in strikes  The Spokesman-Review

Mead School District officials and the district's teachers union have reached a tentative contract agreement, with union members scheduled to vote on it Monday ...

Mead High School senior becomes U.S. citizen

One Mead High School senior celebrated a special day on Saturday when he officially became an American citizen.

Spokane high school students join global climate change protests  The Spokesman-Review

Under sunny skies and 2 feet of snow, student activists on Friday assembled in the Lewis and Clark High School courtyard as a part of a national movement at ...

Former Mead teacher pleads guilty to sexual misconduct with student  KXLY Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. - A former Mead School District teacher pleaded guilty to sexual misconduct with a student in court Monday. Wesley Perez, 37, was arrested ...

Mead School District superintendent Tom Rockefeller to retire  Pacific Northwest Inlander

Mead School District superintendent Tom Rockefeller will retire at the end of the school year, the district announced today. He has served as superintendent for...

Art shouldn't be a requirement  The Spokesman-Review

I am a student at Mead High School, and it is impossible for me to graduate without taking art.

UPDATE: Judge reduces bond for Mead High School teacher accused of having sex with student  KHQ Right Now

A Spokane County judge reduced Wesley Perez's bond Thursday morning. The 37-year-olds bond was cut in half, from $100,000 to $50,000. According to court ...

State wrestling preview: Area wrestlers ready for bigger brackets at Mat Classic  Sports and Weather Right Now

Mead escaped a double-leg takedown from its first opponent at the Mat Classic XXXI – torrential snowfall.

Mead High School student threatened over Snapchat | News  KHQ Right Now

SPOKANE, Wash. - A threatening Snapchat sent to a student at Mead High school has several people worried. At one point the sender even threatens the ...

Mead High School 2016-17 first semester honor roll  The Spokesman-Review

Mead High School has announced its honor roll for the first semester of the 2016-17 school year. Seniors.

Standing room only for public meeting on proposed Mead School District cuts  KXLY Spokane

It was standing room only at Northwood Middle School Monday night as the Mead School District held the first of two meetings to discuss propsed cuts to bridge ...

Bullying against Mead High School student under investigation (subscription)

MEAD, Wash. — A Mead High School parent is worried for her daughter after bullying continues. During the 2016-2017 school year, a boy at the school had ...

Mead HS teacher released from Spokane County Jail with reduced bond

According to court documents, Wesley Perez will not be living at home with his wife, but will live at a different address in the Spokane area.

$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.

Mead High School AP Scholars  The Spokesman-Review

Students from Mead High School have earned AP Scholar Awards for their academic success on their Advance Placement exams.

Steve Christilaw: Recalling Spokane’s volleyball pioneers  The Spokesman-Review

It's time to start cranking the volume up in the gym. And no, I'm not talking about basketball. The colleges are beginning the slow grind toward March Madness, ...

Juvenile suspect arrested in connection with threats made against East Valley High School  The Spokesman-Review

A 16-year-old girl has been arrested in connection with recent threats made on social media against East Valley High School.

Education notebook: Freeman High School’s FBLA members place in Top 10 at state conference; five advance to nationals  The Spokesman-Review

Five students from Freeman placed in the Top 10 in their events at the 2019 Future Business Leaders of America State Leadership Conference in Bellevue and ...

Mead High’s Miranda Reed is a go-getter balancing school, volunteerism and Girl Scout cookie sales  The Spokesman-Review

A Mead High School junior has somehow learned to balance the demands of a 4.0 student, myriad school activities and community involvement to become the ...

Test of time: Longest-standing area track records still belong to familiar faces  The Spokesman-Review

When it comes to one of the oldest sport we have – track and field – we have a long tradition of keeping records down to fractions of a second.

Mead HS student turns grandfather's Alzheimer's diagnosis into scientific inspiration

SPOKANE, Wash. – A group of local high school students recently qualified for the International Science and Engineering Fair in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Mead High School second semester honor roll for the 2017  The Spokesman-Review

Mead High School has announced its second semester honor roll for 2017. The students are listed by grade level and grade-point average: Seniors.

'CD', the dog who walked the hallways of Mead High School, passes away  KHQ Right Now

MEAD, Wash. - The Mead community is feeling a huge loss this week. Camp Dog "CD" Mickelsen, a pup that walked the halls of Mead High School for many ...

What's next: Following the Spokane-area school bonds victories  Spokane Journal of Business

Following the Feb. 13 voter approval of separate construction bond measures totaling nearly $245 million, the Central Valley School District and the Mead ...

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

On Thursday night, Spokane celebrated the audacity of youth.

Area students share musical talents at Solo and Ensemble Festival, qualify for state  The Spokesman-Review

Early this month music students from Spokane and Mead competed in the Solo and Ensemble Festival hosted by the Spokane Falls Music Educators ...

Mead High School honor roll  The Spokesman Review

Mead High School has announced its honor roll for the first semester of the 2015-16 school year. Seniors.

Former refugee and brother support family in Mead through clothing business

SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. – About a year ago, KREM told the story of a young Afghan refugee who fled his home country with his family during the war and ...

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.

Part of what motivates Mead High senior is goal to help people in his previous Ethiopia home  The Spokesman-Review

Nathanael Gardner has never forgotten where he came from.

Education notebook: Mead student wins jewelry design award  The Spokesman-Review

Mead High School student Delaney Langston recently took first place in the jewelry category of the Passing the Torch competition held by Seattle Metals Guild.

Spokane Police charge third suspect in fatal drive-by shooting from July  The Spokesman-Review

A Pierce County juvenile, who was linked by witnesses and fingerprints to a fatal drive-by shooting that occurred last summer in Spokane, appeared in court on ...

Mead program pays summer-school tuition for English Language Learners  The Spokesman Review

Mead School District is covering tuition for summer school for English Language Learners this year.

Area students make honor roll at Whitworth University  The Spokesman-Review

The following undergraduate students have achieved Provost's Honor Roll status for the fall 2018 semester at Whitworth University. To be named to the list, ...

New pedestrian beacon at Mead High  The Spokesman Review

Spokane County crews this week installed new rapid-flashing beacons to protect students and other pedestrians crossing Hastings Road at Mead High School.

Central Valley High goes into lockout  The Spokesman-Review

Central Valley High School in Spokane Valley went into a lockout Thursday after a student reported overhearing a perceived threat to the school.

Local high schools plan to wear Freeman colors Thursday  The Spokesman-Review

Two local high schools announced on social media Wednesday that their students and staff will be wearing the Freeman High School colors Thursday in a show ...

Spokane area has had its share of game show contestants  The Spokesman-Review

From “Jeopardy!” to “The Price is Right,” the Spokane area has seen its own fair share of game show contestants as well.

Seeing stars: Looking back at some of the Spokane area’s biggest TV contestants  The Spokesman-Review

There have been reality stars aplenty in the Spokane-Coeur d'Alene area.

Spokane couple strikes a $100K deal on TV show 'Shark Tank'

SPOKANE, Wash. — After several years of hard work, a Spokane couple accepted an investor's offer on the popular TV show “Shark Tank.” On the ABC show, ...

Missing, vulnerable 18-year-old found safe (subscription)

SPOKANE, Wash. – Spokane County Sheriff's Office said an 18-year-old girl was found safe on Monday night. SCSO was searching for an 18-year-old girl, ...

Importance of elementary sports  The Spokesman-Review

I am a freshman at Mead High School. After reading about potential budget cuts in our school district, I felt compelled to write. One of the items on the chopping ...

Hanging out with Myles: Kennedy show at the Fox an intimate night of rock ’n’ roll  The Spokesman-Review

Myles Kennedy was clearly enjoying the hometown crowd at a packed Fox Theater on Friday night.

Ladder Coffee owner who got second chance to open new location

SPOKANE, Wash. — A little over a year ago, a Spokane man was serving coffee on his front porch. Now he is about to open a new location in Browne's Addition.

Neighborhoods north of Spokane maintain rural feel  The Spokesman-Review

Neighborhoods to the north of Spokane — Mead, Colbert, Fairwood and Wandermere — have held on to their largely residential and rural feel through the ...

Mead student teacher dismissed amid sex crime probe  The Spokesman Review

The Spokane County Sheriff's Office is investigating whether a sex crime was committed when a student teacher reportedly had a relationship with a 17-year-old ...

State wrestling: Mead, Mt. Spokane have strong opening day at Mat Classic  The Spokesman-Review

Ben Voightleander had lost a couple of matches to Moses Lakes' Beau Mauseth, so the Mead High School sophomore tried new tactics when the pair of ...

Recently reinstated, Sean Carty resigns as Mead football coach  The Spokesman Review

After losing his job as Mead High School football coach in late March and having it restored on appeal in late May, Sean Carty announced to parents on Monday ...

Spokane students discuss Ivy League acceptances: 'I had butterflies'

Eastern Washington has students who paid their way to top colleges with hard work and determination. They aced tests, earned perfect marks and impressed ...

In their own voice: Students offer thoughts about school walkouts  The Spokesman-Review

The Spokesman-Review asked local high school students to share, in their own words, why they plan to walk out of class Wednesday morning to demand stricter ...

Education notebook: Spokane Chiefs hockey players from Ferris named WHL academic achievers  The Spokesman-Review

The Western Hockey League has Ferris High School students, Connor Gabruch and Cordel Larson as the Spokane Chiefs' academic achievers for November ...

‘Year of the Tiger’ brings Myles Kennedy back to Spokane  The Spokesman-Review

At the Fox, Kennedy will be joined by Tim Tournier and former Mayfield Four drummer Zia Uddin.

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

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

Spokane couple brings innovative outdoor gear to 'Shark Tank'

A love of the outdoors and a desire for innovative gear inspired one Spokane couple to start a business they will pitch on the hit TV show “Shark Tank” this ...

Students across Spokane area participate in nationwide school walkout  The Spokesman-Review

Students across the Inland Northwest walked out of school Wednesday morning in a show of solidarity for the survivors and lives lost in the Parkland, Florida, ...

Spokane Youth Sports Award nominees named  The Spokesman-Review

The nominees for the 2018 Spokane Youth Sports Awards were announced earlier this week.

Myles Kennedy at the Fox  The Spokesman-Review

Spokane native and Mead High School grad, Myles Kennedy, performs songs from from his debut solo album "Year of the Tiger," Friday, Dec. 14, 2018.

High school Regional Music Festival winners are announced  The Spokesman-Review

The Spokane Falls Music Educators Association has announced winners of the Regional Music Festival held Saturday at Rogers High School. Here are the ...

Outdoor Writing Contest 2018 winners announced  The Spokesman-Review

A story by Jaylisse Quinto a sophomore at the Salish School of Spokane, has been judged the best of 96 entries to win The Spokesman-Review's 2018 Outdoor ...

Area students make honor roll at University of Idaho  The Spokesman-Review

The following students were named to the Dean's List for the fall 2018 semester at University of Idaho. To be included, U of I students must maintain a 3.5 GPA or ...

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