News Archive

  • Board seeks student advisors

    - The Spokane Public Schools Board of Directors is looking for students to serve as a board liaison. Apply by Aug. 19!

  • Share your thoughts!

    - We are beginning to collect input on a potential facilities replacement bond.

  • Telehealth program

    - Students at 6 elementaries can have a virtual visit with a health care provider right in the school’s health room.

  • Chase Youth Award Winners

    - Congrats to these incredible students (and one adult) whose courage, compassion, creativity, community involvement, leadership and personal achievement inspire us all.

  • What do you think?

    - Share your thoughts about the Transportation Work Group's 5 recommended strategies via this ThoughtExchange survey.

  • Congrats, SP orchestra!

    - Shadle Park's String Orchestra won 2nd place & Chamber Orchestra won 1st place in their divisions at the Western WA Univ. American String Teachers Assn WA State Orchestra Festival.

  • Congrats, thespians!

    - See which SPS students qualified for state and national thespian festivals based on their performances and presentations.

  • Strategic Plan 2022-28

    - We worked with parents, families, staff, students and the larger Spokane community to develop this strategic plan, which will guide and inform our work for the next six years.

  • Student contact tracing form

    - Use this form if your student is exhibiting symptoms, has tested positive, or has been exposed to COVID inside or outside the household.

  • School closure/delay info

    - SPS will be open as scheduled, regardless of weather, unless a closure or late start announcement is made.

  • Message from the Superintendent

    - Dr. Swinyard addresses ongoing COVID challenges & worker shortages, plans for moving 6th graders to middle school, how to be part of the 2022-28 Strategic Plan & more.

  • Equity in SPS

    - A community conversation about the past, present, and future of equity. Watch the webinar recording here.

  • COVID Safety Protocols

    - Quarantine guidelines and an FAQ about health & safety, athletics & performing arts.

  • First day reminders

    - Start dates, meals, transportation, immunizations, laptop checkout & more!

  • PowerSchool notice

    - PowerSchool will be unavailable from Aug. 26 at 4 p.m. until Aug. 30 at 7 a.m. for required maintenance. Users may notice a difference in access to learning applications. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • Equity in SPS

    - We are committed to having conversations about race & equity in a way that fosters community and underlines the importance of success for all students.

  • School supply lists

    - Looking for this year's school supply list? Visit your school website, contact your school office, or let us know at asksps@spokaneschools.org.