• School Board message

    - SPS Board President Jerrall Haynes addresses superintendent selection of Dr. Adam Swinyard

  • Summer learning

    - We have many ways for students to keep learning this summer!

  • Safe School Reopening

    - Keep up with the work of our Task Force and subcommittees as we plan for a safe reopening in the fall.

  • Admin building closed

    - Buildings may be closed to the public and we are still working! Please don't hesitate to contact us via email for assistance.

  • Want to register in person?

    - Kindergarteners and new students: Stop by your school June 15-18 from 9-11 a.m. to pick up or drop off registration packets or any forms needed to complete the process.

  • Student health

    - Please ensure your child’s immunization records are up to date for the 2020-21 school year. New care plans for students who need medication at school are due Aug. 28.

  • Supporting students

    - We all play a role in ensuring our students feel accepted and supported. Targeting or discriminating against Asian students in connection to COVID-19 is unacceptable and goes against our values of racial equity and social justice.

  • By the numbers

    - Track meal distribution, laptop checkout, technology usage and more since the school closure began March 17.

  • Congrats, SPS!

    - Washington School Recognition Program honors 14 SPS schools

  • We're working from home

    - We’re here for you! Call our office and leave a message. We’ll get back to you promptly. Contact teachers directly with questions about homework.

  • Laptop distribution

    - SPS is checking out laptops to our students during the closure based on need and availability.

  • Learning at home

    - Resources to support student learning while schools are closed.

  • Talking with your student

    - Kids likely have many questions about COVID-19 and what the school closures mean for them. Here are some ideas about how to help.

  • School names needed

    - This is the first time in SPS history that four schools will be named at the same time. We need your ideas!

  • Coronavirus information

    - SPS continues to monitor this evolving public health situation. We work side-by-side with Spokane Regional Health District and will follow their professional guidelines.

  • Putting a LID on it

    - Friday, Feb. 21 is a non-student day for all schools. Teachers will be hard at work for their Learning Improvement Day.

  • School Board notes

    - From the Feb. 12 meeting: Policy revisions, pilot school update, culturally responsive strategies, interim financial report & more.

  • Nominations needed

    - Do you know someone making a difference in our community? Nominate them for a Chase Youth Award by Feb. 7!

  • Community forums

    - Share your thoughts about the potential restoration of the elementary specialist model Jan. 27, 28 & 29

  • Free vaccination clinics

    - All childhood vaccines, including flu, will be available at free clinics Jan. 28 and March 11. Open to all students.

  • The award goes to ...

    - Mark Kelly, Hannah Alaskar, Dale Floyd & Angela Hayes, our Distinguished Classified Employees for 2019-20!

  • AP Summer Institute

    - Professional development for teachers July 20-23 at Ferris HS. Registration is now open!

  • Congratulations!

    - 25 SPS teachers recently received National Board Certification, one of the highest symbols of professional teaching excellence.

  • Secondary conferences

    - Middle and high school conference week is Feb. 11-14. MS release time: 1:30 p.m.
    HS release time: 12:30 p.m.

  • School Board notes

    - From the Jan. 8 meeting: Diversion & mentoring, secondary update, social emotional learning, policy updates & more.

  • School Board notes

    - From the Dec. 11 meeting: Swearing in of new board members, bond projects update, interim financial report, workforce diversity report & more.

  • Boundary changes

    - We've chosen the members of the Boundary Adjustment Committee! They'll begin their twice monthly meetings starting in late January.

  • Enrollment opens Jan. 1

    - Interested in having your student attend a school other than their neighborhood school? The priority enrollment window will be open from Jan. 1- Feb. 15.

  • Holiday resources

    - Community agencies providing free meals, winter items, gifts & more.

  • HGD curriculum review

    - Grades 7 & 8 curriculum preview: Dec. 7, from 9:30-11 a.m. at Glover, and Dec. 9, from 6-7:30 p.m. at Sacajawea.

  • School Board notes

    - From the Nov. 20 meeting: Legislative priorities, policy & procedure revisions, special ed update, year-end finance report & more.

  • All-State music students

    - Congratulations to the SPS music students accepted into the All-State Honor Ensembles for 2020.

  • Calendars available

    - School calendars for the next three years are now available for your planning purposes.

  • School Board notes

    - From the Nov. 6 meeting: Highly Capable services, student behavior, vaping, policy & procedure revisions, and more.

  • School Board notes

    - From the Oct. 23 meeting: vaping, key performance indicators, staffing & enrollment, and more.

  • Remember to vote!

    - Mail your ballot by Nov. 5. Dropboxes will be open until 8 p.m. on Election Day, Nov. 5.

  • Snow makeup day: Jan. 27

    - We will have school on Monday, Jan. 27, to make up for the Oct. 9 snow day.

  • School Board notes

    - From the Oct. 9 meeting: contract agreement, Glover MS design, tech implementation plan, safety & security workplan & more.

  • Circle of Security Parenting

    - Thanks to an SPS Foundation grant, Bemiss parents are learning how to better understand their child’s emotions.

  • Stories from our schools

    - With more than 31,000 students and 3,000 staff, SPS has many stories to share. What's happening at your school? Let us know!

  • School closure/delay info

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

  • Request for proposals

    - SPS is pleased to release this year’s Request for Proposals for new charter schools. Please read the RFP for details and timelines.

  • Glover groundbreaking

    - Join us Oct. 10 at 2:30 p.m. as we officially begin the Glover Middle School replacement project.

  • We need you!

    - Any community member, parent or staff member can apply to be part of the Boundary Adjustment Committee. Applications are due Oct. 25.

  • Principal of the Year!

    - Congrats to Logan Principal Brent Perdue, who was named Distinguished Elementary Principal of the Year for 2019

  • Groundbreaking ceremony

    - Please join us Tuesday, Oct. 1, as we kick off the Shaw Middle School, Hillyard Library & On Track Academy projects
    9:30 a.m. @ Shaw

  • Design Open House 9/19

    - Join us for the Glover Middle School design open house Sept. 19 from 5-7 p.m. in the Glover cafeteria. Drop in any time!

  • Thank you, community!

    - 28 local organizations helped Bite2Go XL get critical food supplies to at-risk teens at middle & high schools

  • Congrats, AP Scholars!

    - 402 students scored well enough on last year’s Advanced Placement exams to earn special designations.

  • First day of K!

    - Kindergarteners start school Wednesday, Sept. 4, at 8:30 a.m.

  • New Linwood opens

    - Ribbon cutting: Aug. 29, 8:15 a.m.
    Dedication: Sept. 12, 8:45 a.m.
    Community open house: Sept. 14, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Teacher leadership grant

    - $100,000 from the Ellison Foundation will help develop Visual Thinking Strategies in SPS this year

  • Express Registration

    - Express Childcare can be found from your school homepage using "View Our Schools" above.

  • New ways to engage

    - Three new digital tools improve convenience, access, and availability of information

  • Fliers going mobile

    - Gone are the days of lost or forgotten school fliers buried at the bottom of a backpack.

  • New charter school

    - Lumen High School, set to open in August 2020, will serve pregnant teens and teen parents.

  • Assessing Safety & Security

    - Safe Havens International delivered its final School Safety, Security and Emergency Preparedness Assessment Report.

  • Curriculum review

    - SPS is reviewing Human Growth & Development and Social Emotional Learning materials. They are now available for review.

  • Summer registration info

    - Register new elementary and middle schoolers at the administration building, 200 N. Bernard, through Aug. 14.

  • Partner of the Year

    - Gonzaga University named Logan Elementary their Community Partner of the Year.

  • Congrats, Class of 2019!

    - Check our list of SPS graduations to find out when your favorite seniors get to move their tassels.

  • School Board notes

    - From the June 12 meeting: charter school forum, policy & procedure review, whole child focus update, program and intervention model & more.

  • Congrats, Spokane Scholars

    - Annual event honors student accomplishments in English, Fine Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies and World Languages.

  • Boundary changes

    - With the addition of three new SPS middle schools, attendance boundaries will need to be adjusted following approved guidelines.

  • Early release Friday

    - These 12 early release days allow teachers time to work with their peers around student improvement.

  • School Board meeting 3/12

    - Meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the SPS Administration building.

  • Congrats, SPS musicians!

    - More than 5,000 students auditioned to be part of the All-Northwest and All-State Honor Ensembles for 2019.

  • Festival of the Arts is Nov. 19

    - Visual and performing arts students will participate in the Festival of the Arts, Monday, Nov. 19. The celebration culminates in a free public concert at 7:30 p.m. at the First Interstate Center for the Arts, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.

  • Board notes: 2/13 mtg.

    - Featuring: Student behavior policy update, threat assessment protocol, bond results, boundary info & more.

  • Don't post this to elems

    - This shouldn't show on Adams. It is a news item that will only display on the SPS homepage, and nowhere else.