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Superheros.. unite for a fun run!

Superheros.. unite for a fun run!

Throw on your cape, jump in the batmobile.. and register to run in the Superhero Fun Run!

This Saturday, March 29th, Gonzaga Law's Child Advocacy Association will host Spokane's Superhero Fun Run. The run, which starts at 10am is a 5K chip-timed race starting and ending at Gonzaga University School of Law. All proceeds go to support CASA Partners (casapartners.org), a local non-profit organization which provides support to the many children in the Spokane area who are in foster care or dependency.

Come run as your favorite superhero, or be your own superhero! (Capes optional, but highly encouraged.) Wear your costume under your regular clothes, and then donate your regular clothes to Teen Closet (which clothes kids in-need in our community)!

Students invited to Doodle for Google

Students invited to Doodle for Google

Google is calling all kids to enter the 2014 Doodle for Google competition. Students from kindergarten to 12th grade are invited to enter their doodles interpreting the theme “If I could invent one thing to make the world a better place…”

Voter's Pamphlet art contest open for Washington students

Voter's Pamphlet art contest open for Washington students

The Office of the Secretary of State is calling on Washington artists in the 4th & 5th grades to submit designs for the 2014 Voter’s Pamphlet. The winning design will be featured on more than 3.2 million copies of the pamphlet and will be sent to every house in the state during the General Election this fall.

East Valley School Superintendent Resigns

East Valley School Superintendent Resigns

Big changes are in store for the East Valley School District after an announcement tonight that Superintendent John Glenewinkel has resigned.

The emergency school board meeting was announced last minute, but that didn't stop district employees and parents from showing up.

Glenewinkel was not at the meeting, but after a short, closed door discussion the board announced his resignation and read a statement saying he had determined he was not "the right person to move the district forward."

Glenewinkel's resignation did not surprise many, but not everyone was happy about it including Rush Gifford.

"I'm really angry, I think this is the wrong way for the district to go," she said after the announcement."

Gifford has four children that attend the East Valley School District and doesn't believe the change in leadership will benefit anyone.

"The biggest thing," Gifford continued, "is that a bond hasn't passed in years."

Parents get invasive to protect kids online

Parents get invasive to protect kids online

Parents are looking for ways to monitor their children's social media activities after students at two area high schools received death threats from a fellow student.

Two days ago a 16-year-old Shadle Park High School student was arrested after she made threats to one of her fellow students as well as another student from a nearby district. Now school administrators are asking parents to make changes so that another incident doesn't occur.

In the Anderson household privacy while communicating, no matter what form, isn't really an option.

"It has always stood that I will monitor phones, internet, TV, video games," mother Shelley Anderson said.

Anderson's philosophy is if she doesn't have the passwords to it, her kids don't get to use it.

"It is invasive and it's my job as a parent to be invasive," she said.

Anderson added that because she actively monitors her kids, she doesn't have to worry about them being involved in an incident like the one her son's classmate was in that resulted in an arrest.

"There are certain times when I want my privacy but at the same time there's nothing bad," Shelley's son Joshua said.

Spokane Valley teen arrested for making death threats

Spokane Valley teen arrested for making death threats

Spokane Valley Sheriff's Deputies arrested a 16-year-old girl for threatening to kill multiple students online on Sunday.

Deputies received a report that the teen was threatening to bring a gun to Barker High School and kill one or more students on Monday. Upon further investigation, deputies discovered the girl was making similar threats directed at a second student who attends Shadle Park High School. These threats were being made through Facebook.

University High School Resource Deputy Jeff Duncan and Central Valley Resource Officer Trevor Jones interviewed two potential victims, collected the Facebook evidence, and contacted the suspect.

After an interview with the teen, Deputy Duncan placed her under arrest for two counts of Felony Harassment - Threat to Kill. She was booked in Juvenile Detention on Sunday afternoon.