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 By Ashley Parkinson    News

Free student meals conclude with school year

ODESSA- Superintendent Dan Read informed the board that the free meals for all students will conclude at the end of this school year at the board’s meeting Wednesday, April 27. Students who are eligible for free or reduced meals... — Updated 5/6/2022

 By Drew Lawson    News

Harrington board weighs future of athletics

HARRINGTON—Will the Panthers stay put for sports? Or is a merger with Lind-Ritzville/Sprague, Davenport or Odessa on the horizon? Those were some of the questions the school board faced at its special meeting Monday, May 2 in... — Updated 5/6/2022

 By Drew Lawson    News

Reardan represents at "50 Years of Football"

REARDAN-The scent of smoked sausage and sense of Reardan spirit packed Gene Smith Gym as hundreds of current and former football players and community members gathered for a... — Updated 4/28/2022

 By Drew Lawson    News

Reardan board approves "Screaming Eagles" mascot

REARDAN-The school district's nine-month period of being mascot-less, or "just Reardan," as many locals refer to it, is over. The school board approved a motion to make the "Screami... — Updated 4/28/2022

 By Drew Lawson    News

School continues search for new principal

DAVENPORT—The search for a new principal remains ongoing, but a candidate may be selected by next Wednesday, according to discussion at the school board’s regular meeting Monday, April 25. Superintendent Jim Kowalkowski’s... — Updated 4/28/2022

 By Drew Lawson    News

School district to expand principal search

DAVENPORT—The school district is planning to broaden its search for a new principal by opening the door for a new elementary school principal and moving current principal Noelle Carstens to the middle/high school, the school... — Updated 4/2/2022


Reardan FFA presents issues to Commissioners

The Reardan FFA chapter came to the Lincoln County Commissioners' meeting Monday, March 21 to give two presentations on issues presently faced in the agricultural community. The... — Updated 3/25/2022 Full story


Masks come off in schools

The lifting of the state's mask mandate in most instances effective March 12 meant Monday, March 14 was the first time in nearly two academic years that children didn't have to... — Updated 3/18/2022


Davenport School District receives hefty USDA grant money

DAVENPORT—The school board here held a special meeting to approve a $523,919 federal grant from the United States Department of Agriculture that the district won in a shared application with Lind, Hatton and Ritzville. The... — Updated 3/10/2022

 By Drew Lawson    News

Davenport School board discusses principal vacancy and redistricting

DAVENPORT-The school board went over the process for finding a new principal and whether a redistricting process needs to happen at its meeting Monday, Feb. 28. The secondary... — Updated 3/4/2022

 By Drew Lawson    News

School board discusses class schedule, principal replacement

DAVENPORT—Test scores, daily class schedules and a new secondary school principal were chief among the discussion topics at a busy school board meeting Monday, Jan. 31. The meeting also included approval of three action items... — Updated 2/3/2022

 By Drew Lawson    News

Harrington School seeks replacement levy

HARRINGTON—The school district here is seeking passage of a two-year replacement levy for collection in 2023 and 2024 to help fund several school expenses. The assessed value is less than in previous years, but the amount remains... — Updated 2/3/2022


29 locals make honor roll at CCS

SPOKANE—29 locals from Davenport, Reardan, Edwall, Harrington and Sprague made honor roll at the two community colleges of Spokane, Spokane Falls Community College and Spokane Community College for fall quarter. 1,553 students... — Updated 1/20/2022


Reardan student wins writing contest

Reardan-Edwall fifth-grader Colbie Anderson took third place in the Washington State regional VFW Veteran's Day essay writing contest. Anderson is seen here with her winning... — Updated 1/14/2022

 By Drew Lawson    News

Davenport school board approves three new hires

DAVENPORT—The school board approved three new hires, finalized its meeting calendar for 2022 and agreed to transfer funds to buy a new bus at its final meeting of 2021 Monday, Dec. 13. The board approved Gerly Bouchard as food... — Updated 12/20/2021

 By Drew Lawson    News

It's time for a transition

DAVENPORT-In the span of about 10 minutes, the Davenport school board went through some drastic (albeit planned) changes at its Nov. 29 meeting. The board elected a new chair and... — Updated 12/6/2021


Schools hold Veteran's Day assemblies

DAVENPORT-Local schools used the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 10 to hold Veteran's Day assemblies to recognize and remember military members who have served the United States. In... — Updated 11/11/2021

 By Drew Lawson    News

Wagner has last school board meeting

REARDAN-Ian Wagner, a farmer with three children in the school district, has wrapped up his time with the Reardan-Edwall School District after five years on the board. He was... — Updated 11/4/2021

 By Drew Lawson    News

School board approves two new positions

DAVENPORT—The school board approved two new positions for hire in a move tabled at the end of September at the board’s quarterly meeting Oct. 11. However, the approval came with adjustments requested by the board. The board... — Updated 10/15/2021

 By Drew Lawson    News

Three longtime Davenport teachers retire

DAVENPORT-Three teachers with the district here celebrated their retirements at the conclusion of the 2020-21 school year after a combined 102 years here with the district. Jean... — Updated 6/24/2021

 By Drew Lawson    News

Prewitt tabbed as next superintendent

DAVENPORT –High school principal Chad Prewitt will be the school district’s next superintendent after Jim Kowalkowski retires following the 2021-22 school year, which the school board officially approved at a special June 9 mee... — Updated 6/17/2021

 By Haley Feider    News

Cooper retires after 25 years in Reardan

REARDAN – It has been said that behind every good school is a great principal, and this could not be more true for Reardan Elementary. Out of his 47 years in education, Dwight... — Updated 6/3/2021


Reardan-Edwall School District opening alternative school

REARDAN – In light of COVID and ever-changing guidelines, the Reardan-Edwall School District created the Options Program which housed approximately 130 students, kindergarten through 12th grade, during the 2020-2021 school year.... — Updated 6/3/2021

 By Drew Lawson    News

Kowalkowski to retire after next school year

DAVENPORT—Superintendent Jim Kowalkowski will sign off on his educational career following the 2021-22 school year, he informed the school board via a resignation letter that was accepted at the board’s May 24 meeting.... — Updated 5/28/2021

 By Drew Lawson    News

School Board hears department presentations

DAVENPORT – Seven department heads or representatives gave updates and shared goals/requests at the School Board’s quarterly meeting Monday, May 17. The presentations followed the approval of the consent agenda, which included... — Updated 5/20/2021


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