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Northwest Christian Schools Class of 2020

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Abigail Lane, Class of 2018

Abigail Lane, Class of 2018

Abigail Lane is a junior at Baylor University in Texas.  She is earning a double major in Finance and Supply Chain Management, and just accepted an internship for the summer of 2021 with Flint Hills Resources at Koch Industries.  Abby ...
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In Memory, Leslie Munro Weller, Class of 1977

In Memory, Leslie Munro Weller, Class of 1977

Leslie was born in Spokane in 1959 and graduated from NWC in 1977.   She received her Masters Degree in School Psychology from Eastern Washington University and worked for Spokane Public Schools.  Leslie is survived by her husband, three children, and ...
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Stephen Culberston Pilot's License

Stephen Culberston, Class of 2019

Congratulations to Stephen Culbertson who received his private pilot’s license this summer.  Stephen is studying aviation at Central Washington University.  He begins studying for his instrument license this fall and his end goal is to be certified as a commercial ...
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Norm Hart and Family

Norm Hart, Class of 1952

When Norm Hart graduated from the brand new Northwest Christian High School in 1952, he had no idea of the impact he would have on NWCS. He has left a legacy that has spanned four generations of Christian education. His ...
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Ted Manz In Memory

In Memory, Theodore (Ted) Manz, Class of 1970

Ted Manz was born in Minnesota in 1950, moved to Spokane in 1963, and graduated from Northwest Christian High School in 1970. Ted earned his AA degree in Culinary Arts at Spokane Community College and excelled as a chef.  He ...
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Memoirs of Coach Chris Wells from 2009:

Memoirs of Coach Chris Wells from 2009:

Watching our volleyball team and their successful run to the State Championship this year was a pretty special experience for everyone. For me it had an extra layer of incredible as it took me back to the 2009 volleyball season ...
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Thank You for Your Generous Support of the NWCS Annual Benefit Auction

Thank You for Your Generous Support of the NWCS Annual Benefit Auction

The NWCS Annual Benefit Auction was reimagined as our first ever online auction, and we were overwhelmed with your generosity! We are pleased to announce that we netted $101,728 with donations still coming in! Thank you to our generous sponsors, ...
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NWCS Alumni Lauren Taylor ('16) Featured in The Spokesman Review

NWCS Alumni Lauren Taylor (’16) Featured in The Spokesman Review

Lauren Taylor (Class of 2016) graduated from Whitworth University with a double major in biophysics and chemistry.  She was the star of her own personal graduation ceremony with her family, since COVID-19 limited this weekend's celebration to an online-only event ...
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Northwest Christian HS Students Excel at the FBLA State Business Leadership Conference

Northwest Christian HS Students Excel at the FBLA State Business Leadership Conference

This year’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) State Business Leadership Conference was modified from a four day, in person event, to a month-long virtual leadership experience. Five students represented NWCS and competed well! They enthusiastically adapted to the new ...
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Barb Tusant, NWCS Elementary Principal: We Have the Best Teacher

Barb Tusant, NWCS Elementary Principal: We Have the Best Teacher

Northwest Christian parents, be encouraged by this message from our Elementary Principal, Barb Tusant. We really do have the best Teacher! ...
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Northwest Christian Schools Class of 2020

Northwest Christian Schools Class of 2020

Please enjoy this brief video highlighting our wonderful Class of 2020. Your prayers for each of these students is greatly appreciated! ...
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February 2020: Update From Our Middle School Principal

February 2020: Update From Our Middle School Principal

We are well into the second semester here in the middle school and we are very excited to see the Lord at work in every aspect of our school. As we continue with our theme of "Rooted" this year, we ...
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Coffee & Tours

Coffee & Tours

Northwest Christian Schools invites you to join us for coffee and a tour. Learn more about who we are, what we do and how we impact lives: · One-Hour Tour Hosted by NWCS Parents · Q & A Time · ...
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Northwest Christian Elementary Hosts Pastor Appreciation Chapel

Northwest Christian Elementary Hosts Pastor Appreciation Chapel

What has refreshments, competition with lots of loud enthusiastic cheering, and a skit of the Sower and the Seed? Pastor Appreciation Chapel! Our special guests in chapel today were area Pastors. The purpose of inviting them was to enable them ...
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Alumni Update: Jordan Rabe (Class of ’19) and Rachel Bozlee (Class of ’16)

Alumni Update: Jordan Rabe (Class of ’19) and Rachel Bozlee (Class of ’16)

Former Northwest Christian basketball standouts Jordan Rabe and Rachel Bozlee met again on the hardwood in California.  Jordan Rabe plays for Biola University and Rachel Bozlee suits up for Azusa Pacific University.  The two former teammates ended up guarding each ...
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Alumni Update: LaRelle Stensland Catherman, RN, MSN, PHN, Class of 1964

Alumni Update: LaRelle Stensland Catherman, RN, MSN, PHN, Class of 1964

LaRelle Catherman is the Executive Director and Co-Founder of MEDRIX-- a non-profit organization that works in Vietnam to provide Medical and Health related education for doctors, nurses, scientists and community health providers. To date, MEDRIX has sponsored over 120 children’s ...
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NWCS Alumni Update: Ryan Ricks (Class of 2017)

NWCS Alumni Update: Ryan Ricks (Class of 2017)

Ryan Ricks was a standout guard for four years at Northwest Christian Schools and helped lead his team to a state championship. He was the salutatorian for his 2017 graduating class. Ryan has transferred both his academic and athletic skills ...
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In Memory, DIANNE ARNOLD KINZEL, Class of 1958

In Memory, DIANNE ARNOLD KINZEL, Class of 1958

Diane was born in 1939 in Aberdeen, Washington.  She moved to Spokane and at the age of 10, while playing the saxophone at the Union Gospel Mission, God laid it on her heart to be a missionary nurse.  After graduating ...
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NWCS Alumni Update: Rafe Payne (Class of 1960)

NWCS Alumni Update: Rafe Payne (Class of 1960)

Rafe Payne, Ph.D., Class of 1960 Professor Emeritus, Biola University This spring I will complete my teaching career at Biola University in La Mirada, CA. I have been teaching biology (Parasitology, Marine Mammals, Marine Biology, Ornithology and Ecology) for 50 ...
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NWCS' Madeline McKinney named to Spokane Lilac Festival Royal Court

NWCS’ Madeline McKinney named to Spokane Lilac Festival Royal Court

Northwest Christian Schools is proud to announce senior Madeline McKinney has been selected to the 2020 Royal Court for the Spokane Lilac Festival. 2020 Royal CourtMadeline is second from the right. According to the Spokane Lilac Festival, "The Royalty Scholarship ...
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