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Scholarships available for Polson graduating seniors

News from Polson Scholarship and Education Foundation POLSON — Seventeen scholarships are available this spring to Polson High School graduates provided by the local Polson Scholarship and Education Foundation organization. Money for PSEF, formerly Polson Dollars for Scholars, is generated by various fundraising events, donations from individuals and clubs, and from families who provide scholarships in memory of loved ones. Parents of students who are attending college should be aware there are many scholarships to provide financial assistance to PHS graduates who are continuing their education. These scholarships are for an accredited four-year, two-year, community college...


College to offer Patty Stevens career, job fair

PABLO — Salish Kootenai College Career Services, Student Support Services, and Job Service Polson are hosting a Career/ Job Fair, Tuesday, Feb. 21. The event will take place from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Joe McDonald Health and Wellness Center. The SKC Career Fair will aid students and potential empl...


Dayton Elementary students benefit from book deliveries Dayton Elementary students benefit from book deliveries

DAYTON — “Have books, will travel.” With those words, Donnie Underwood described what she does every other week to bring books to children at Dayton Elementary School. Underwood, who lives in Rollins, is a retired schoolteacher who volunteers at West Shore Community Library in Lakesid...


Students place at state

POLSON — The Polson High School Speech and Debate team placed sixth at State last weekend in Laurel. Geneva des Lions finished fifth in Memorized Public Address, just as she did a week prior at divisionals, and seventh in Impromptu. “We can’t wait to have Geneva back next year,”...


National School Choice Week celebrates options

HELENA–– National School Choice Week began Monday in Montana and across the country. There are 76 events planned in the Treasure State to raise awareness about K-12 school choice, and 21,392 events nationwide. The events in Montana, which are independently planned and independently funded, inc...


Unanimous vote opens negotiations for 3-year superintendent contract Unanimous vote opens negotiations for 3-year superintendent contract

POLSON – The Polson Schools Board of Trustees last week voted to move forward on a three-year contract with Superintendent Rex Weltz. The vote was unanimous to begin negotiations with Weltz. The board also voted to remove “interim” from his title. Weltz is in his first year as superinten...


Pirates take third at Ronan’s speech, debate meet

RONAN — At the Jan. 14 meet in Ronan, the Pirates mustered a team finish of third place. Individual placing include Sophia Speckert, first place, Lincoln Douglas Debate; Annabelle Smith and Katelyn Toland, fourth in public forum; and Geneva des Lions, eighth in impromptu and third in memorized publi...


MVCA celebrates National School Choice Week

News from Mission Valley Christian Academy POLSON – Mission Valley Christian Academy will hold a special event at 8:15 a.m. Monday, Jan. 23 at the school to celebrate National School Choice Week. The event will feature a whole school assembly led by Director Chris Bumgarner. Mission Valley...


Students can earn scholarship money by volunteering

HELENA — The Governor’s Office of Community Service, Montana Campus Compact, and Reach Higher Montana welcome applicants for the 2017 Youth Serve Montana Scholarships. The deadline to apply is Jan. 31, 2017. Youth Serve Montana Scholarships reward students who have volunteered at least 100 ...


College honors King College honors King

PABLO – Salish Kootenai College continued its commitment to honor the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. last week with various activities. A “mic share” was held at 3 Wolves Cafeteria on Wednesday, Jan. 11, and a speakers series was held Friday, Jan. 13, at the SKC Library. Among those ...


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