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Spokane Public Schools is the third-largest public school district in Washington State. With over 30,000 students and over 4,000 employees, every one of them has a story to tell. Welcome to the SPS Podcasts feed, where we'll share unique stories and tidbits to keep our community engaged.

SPS Podcasts Spokane Public Schools

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Spokane Public Schools is the third-largest public school district in Washington State. With over 30,000 students and over 4,000 employees, every one of them has a story to tell. Welcome to the SPS Podcasts feed, where we'll share unique stories and tidbits to keep our community engaged.

    SPS Extra for March 2024: Celebrating the Northeast

    SPS Extra for March 2024: Celebrating the Northeast

    For this month's episode of SPS Extra, Stephanie and Taylor highlight the Northeast region of Spokane Public Schools. In-field interviews feature Rogers Football, Communities In Schools and 21st Century Learning, as well as the Esports team at NEWTech Prep.

    • 1 hr
    SPS Extra for February 2024: Rising to the Challenge

    SPS Extra for February 2024: Rising to the Challenge

    For this month's episode of SPS Extra, Stephanie and Taylor dive into leadership and what it takes to rise to the challenge. In-field interviews feature North Central boys basketball, Shadle Park volleyball, the pickleball club at Ferris as well as the knitting club at Lewis and Clark.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    SPS Extra for February 2024: Feel the spirit!

    SPS Extra for February 2024: Feel the spirit!

    Groovy Shoes and Rubber Chicken has come and gone once again for North Central, Shadle Park, Lewis and Clark, and Ferris.This year, school pride and spirit was overflowing at the arena as North Central took home the groovy shoes for the eighth straight year, and Ferris won the rubber chicken for the first time in three years. Let's not forget about the newest tradition in Spokane Public Schools though, and that's the Railroad Rumble between Rogers and Cheney. The Railroad Rumble will tak...

    • 54 min
    SPS Extra for December, 2023: Non-traditional extracurriculars at SPS

    SPS Extra for December, 2023: Non-traditional extracurriculars at SPS

    SPS Extra is ending 2023 by celebrating the non-traditional extracurricular activities in our schools!Taylor Scheib (Brooks) and Stephanie Splater dive into the unique and intriguing clubs across our elementary, middle, and high schools. They interview the Cooking Club at Franklin Elementary School, Saxon Snow Sports at Ferris, and the Pep Squad at Peperzak Middle School.

    • 57 min
    SPS Extra for October, 2023: Mental Health Awareness

    SPS Extra for October, 2023: Mental Health Awareness

    In October, the world celebrated Mental Health Day. This was a day to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and to show efforts in support of mental health. In this month's episode, we dive into the importance of mental health awareness and how extracurriculars statistically prove a better well being. We have interviews with the Wellness Club at North Central as well as health and fitness teacher at Lewis and Clark, Heather Lefriec. We head to Hutton Elementary Sc...

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Dr. Adam Swinyard sits down with SPS Extra

    Dr. Adam Swinyard sits down with SPS Extra

    Spokane Public Schools Superintendent, Dr. Adam Swinyard, sits down with Stephanie Splater and Taylor Brooks from SPS Extra to start off the school year! Dr. Swinyard is encouraging students to participate in at least one extracurricular this school year. This conversation dives into the importance of extracurriculars, and how to get students off the screen.

    • 27 min

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