Avista Provides ‘Energy Pathways’ for Students

Posted by on Aug 1, 2018 in CTE News | 0 comments

Eighteen Spokane area high school juniors and seniors spent July discovering if a career in the energy field could be their pathway to a successful future. Through Avista’s inaugural Energy Pathways student career experience, the students were in classroom sessions with Avista experts from a range of craft, technical and professional fields. Then the students put their learning into practice with hands-on activities including designing,...

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mikeroweWORKS Scholarship Recipients Announced: Spokane Valley CTE Student Among winners

Posted by on Jun 6, 2018 in CTE News | 0 comments

After winning GOLD in the Additive Manufacturing competition at the state SkillsUSA competition in April, Spencer Donahue, an Advanced Manufacturing student at Spokane Valley Tech, began to prepare for the National Leadership and Skills Conference being held in Louisville, KY in late June. Fundraising to offset the travel costs can be daunting, but on June 1st it was announced that Spencer is the Washington State recipient of the 2018...

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Inland Northwest STEM Exhibition

Posted by on May 31, 2018 in CTE News | 0 comments

West Valley High School Engineering and Robotics team hosted the INW STEM Exhibition in May.  The purpose of the event was to showcase local STEM programs, inspire students to meet science and technology challenges, develop teamwork, practice gracious professionalism, and HAVE FUN doing it! The day’s events featured FIRST Lego League Jr. & Lego League Robotics Competitions along with an award winning Lego League Presentation; a MINDS-i...

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The Taste of Sweet Success

Posted by on May 31, 2018 in CTE News | 0 comments

On May 19th, Izzy Pence, a 3rd grader at Ness Elementary participated in Lemonade Day where she earned $665 and a huge car load of pet supplies and food at the Spokane Valley Rosauers to donate to SCRAPS. It all began when she helped start a club at her school called “Helping Paws” where the kids met to come up with ideas to help animals.  She really wanted to have some kind of fundraiser to raise money for SCRAPS, so her mom suggested...

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WVHS DECA Sports Industry Day

Posted by on May 16, 2018 in CTE News | 0 comments

West Valley High School DECA members joined other Area 11 chapters for a day with the Spokane Indians Franchise. It was a great opportunity for students to gain a basic understanding of the business of sports. Through the course of the day, students attended seminars to learn about the four revenue streams of the business then toured the facility including press box, club house, and dugouts.

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SVT Students Win Medals at Washington State SkillsUSA Conference

Posted by on Apr 27, 2018 in CTE News | 0 comments

Three Spokane Valley Tech (SVT) students demonstrated their real-world job skills at the Washington SkillsUSA competitions held in Yakima on April 21st. Competing in the Additive Manufacturing Competition, Payton Bello and Spencer Donahue proved they have workplace skills in design, engineering, and 3D printing by winning the Washington State Championship. Payton and Spencer have the opportunity to represent Washington State at the SkillsUSA...

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