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Athletic director contract amended

ODESSA— The school board met for a special meeting to make amendments to the Athletic Director Contract on Wednesday, January 11. Larry Weber asked the board for one period allotted for athletic director duties. Board member... — Updated 1/20/2023

 By Byrne Bennett    News

Reardan-Edwall School District plans for growth

REARDAN- The school district has undertaken a comprehensive facilities study to develop a long-range plan to deal with its expected increase in enrollment and to replace aging... — Updated 1/12/2023

 By Ashley Parkinson    News

District receives $3,000 donation

ODESSA— The Edmund and Braun Family Foundation donated $3,000, as announced at the school board meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 14. The board announced Josh Clark's resignation. School faculty and the board thanked Clark for his... — Updated 12/23/2022

 By Byrne Bennett    News

School district pay to be studied

REARDAN–The school board approved the process for comparing employee compensation with other school districts at its meeting Wednesday, Dec. 14. The intent of this process is to... — Updated 12/23/2022

 By Byrne Bennett    News

Dorothy Balum still teaching in Reardan after 50 years

REARDAN--After 31 years of teaching, Dorothy Balum retired in 1998, only to return here as a substitute teacher for the next 22 years (and counting.) Balum, age 80, has spent most o... — Updated 12/10/2022

 By Ashley Parkinson    News

District gets busy with repairs, cleanup

ODESSA- Abby Lindberg and Sidney Sheer will co-coach the junior high girls basketball team, Athletic Director Larry Weber reported to the school board at the regular meeting Wednesday, Oct. 26. Junior High practice has already... — Updated 11/4/2022

 By Byrne Bennett    News

School board discusses pay scale

REARDAN--The school board held its monthly meeting Wednesday, Oct. 27. The board discussed its desire to assure the district pays its employees fairly, compared to other school districts. Superintendent Eric Sobotta will convene a... — Updated 11/4/2022

 By Ashley Parkinson    News

School asks that adults accompany kids at school functions

ODESSA-The Odessa School District notified the public that an adult must accompany elementary and junior high kids on Saturday, Oct. 15. The notice comes after a series of undesirable behaviors, such as fighting. Principal Jamie... — Updated 10/21/2022

 By Drew Lawson    News

Young resigns as Davenport football coach

DAVENPORT-Varsity football players here received a shock last week when head football coach Justin Young told the team he was resigning his post as his 12th year at the helm wound... — Updated 10/13/2022

 By Drew Lawson    News

Reardan schools evacuate due to threat

REARDAN-A reported threat from an angry parent in Spokane County forced the school district here to evacuate and send home students late Thursday morning Oct. 6. According to police reports, police chief Andy Manke was notified by... — Updated 10/13/2022

 By Ashley Parkinson    News

School district still looking for coaching positions

ODESSA-Fall Athletic Director Larry Weber reported that the school still has open coaching positions at the school noard meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 28. Various open coaching positions include high school basketball assistant,... — Updated 10/7/2022

 By Drew Lawson    News

School evacuated in Reardan

REARDAN--A possible threat from an angry parent in Spokane County forced the school district here to evacuate and send home students late Thursday morning Oct. 6. According to the local police department, police chief Andy Manke... — Updated 10/6/2022

 By Drew Lawson    News

School districts see standardized test results

OLYMPIA—The Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction released standardized test results for public schools statewide for the 2021-22, which included results for Davenport, Reardan-Edwall, Odessa and Harrington.... — Updated 9/22/2022

 By Drew Lawson    News

Bennett joins the school board

DAVENPORT-It took nine months, but the school board finally has its District 1 seat filled. Jaymie Bennett applied for the position and was sworn in by superintendent Chad Prewitt... — Updated 9/22/2022

 By Ashley Parkinson    News

FBLA awarded Lead4Change grant

ODESSA- For the eighth year in a row, Odessa High School FBLA has won a prize in the Lead4Change Challenge sponsored by the David Leadership Foundation. This year, the group won... — Updated 9/16/2022

 By Drew Lawson    News

Two officers patrol Reardan-Edwall School District

REARDAN-Two types of officers are now patrolling school grounds and interacting with students here. The school district has contracted with the town for a full-time school resource... — Updated 9/8/2022

 By Ashley Parkinson    News

Odessa School District welcomes Mandy Lewis

ODESSA- Odessa School District welcomes Mandy (Hardung) Lewis as their new Junior High/ High School Secretary. Lewis stepped into the position after Chris Crossley announced her... — Updated 9/8/2022


Harrington athletes join LRS combine

HARRINGTON—Several student-athletes are taking advantage of the school’s new athletic combine with Lind-Ritzville/Sprague, new activities director Brook Federer told the school board at the board’s regular meeting Wednesday,... — Updated 9/1/2022


Back to school

Students returned to the classroom in Lincoln County. Students in Odessa, like those above, and Davenport had their first day Wednesday, Aug. 31, while Reardan-Edwall and... — Updated 9/1/2022

 By Drew Lawson    News

Wicks fills open Reardan-Edwall board seat

REARDAN-A longtime farmer living in the Mondovi area was chosen to join the Reardan-Edwall school board. Tessa Wicks was selected by the board members Wednesday, Aug. 24 to fill... — Updated 9/1/2022

 By Drew Lawson    News

Reardan looks to pass levy

REARDAN-The school district has a laundry list of capital improvements it hopes to complete in the next five years, most of which surround the athletic facilities slipping in... — Updated 8/5/2022

 By Drew Lawson    News

Next year's school budget approved

DAVENPORT—It’s budget season in local school districts, and the school board here approved the budget for the 2022-23 school year at the regular meeting Wednesday, July 27. The board accepted the budget presented by first-year... — Updated 7/28/2022

 By Drew Lawson    News

Prewitt begins superintendent gig

DAVENPORT-There's a new superintendent to be Chad after last Wednesday's school board meeting. On the same night former district boss Jim Kowalkowski was recognized heading into... — Updated 7/8/2022

 By Ashley Parkinson    News

Cordell replaces Massie as superintendent

HARRINGTON- John Cordell stepped into his new role as superintendent following the school board meeting on Wednesday, June 29. Cordell comes from Tekoa and said lack of financial resources was the reason for his departure. He said... — Updated 7/8/2022

 By Ashley Parkinson    News

Resignations strike Odessa School District

ODESSA- Five new resignations were announced at the Odessa School Board meeting on June 22. Resignations were from high school secretary Chris Luiten, junior high assistant basketball coach Zoe Clark, High school assistant basketba... — Updated 7/1/2022


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