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Three schools slated to open this fall so far

LAKE COUNTY – Smaller local schools are getting ready to return to in-class learning this fall if all goes as planned.  “I am confident that we can open school and protect the safety of children, even the most vulnerable,” said Lake County Superintendent of Schools Carolyn Hall. She said smaller schools are able to maintain safe social distancing guidelines to allow students to return, including Salmon Prairie School in Swan Lake with eight students; Valley View in Valley View with 38 students; and Dayton Elementary in Dayton with 71 students.  Before a decision was made, Hall considered guidelines from the Montana School Board Association, the Montana O...


Ronan's K. William Harvey awarded

News from the office of Governor Bullock MONTANA — Governor Steve Bullock, First Lady Lisa Bullock, and the Montana Commission on Community Service today announced the recipients of the 2020 “ServeMontana Awards” and the “First Lady School Nutrition Awards.” These awards ar...


Ronan High School CLASS of 2020 Scholarships

Melanie Adams —Native American Legacy Scholarship for CSU $18,000/ SKC tuition Scholarship $3,000 Rope Ardis —SKC Tuition Scholarship$3,000, University of Montana Academic Achievement $1,000 Kinsley Barney —Intercollegiate Athletics Participation-Full Tuition (Track & Field/Cro...


Ronan student wins state DAR contest Ronan student wins state DAR contest

News from DAR  MONTANA – The Montana State Society Daughters of the American Revolution is proud to announce that James Normandeau, a graduating senior at Ronan High School, was one of two state winners of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution’s Good Citizen essay co...


MSU provides emergency federal grants

MONTANA – Qualifying students at Montana State University will begin receiving federal aid payments this week to help cover eligible expenses incurred from disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic this spring. Additionally, alumni and friends have already given more than $100,000 to students in emer...


Montana State University announces undergraduate honor rolls for spring semester 2020

BOZEMAN — There are two MSU honor roll lists, the President’s List and the Dean’s List. To be eligible for the lists, students must have earned at least 12 college-level credits. This honor roll list was current as of June 11 and includes all registration corrections or grade changes proces...


SKC graduates celebrate virtually SKC graduates celebrate virtually

PABLO – While they didn’t have the chance to walk across a stage and be handed a diploma, Salish Kootenai College graduates marked their accomplishment with a socially distanced graduation ceremony.  Graduates, faculty, family and friends tuned in to view a live ceremony that featured dru...


PHS seniors receive diplomas in unique ceremony PHS seniors receive diplomas in unique ceremony

POLSON – The scoreboard read 20:20 in honor of the graduating Class of 2020 at Polson High School on Sunday afternoon as the school held its graduation at the Polson Sports Complex. On the field, 108 graduates and their guests sat in socially distant groups around the track to participate in unique ...


St. Ignatius graduates 29 students despite pandemic St. Ignatius graduates 29 students despite pandemic

ST. IGNATIUS – The high school graduation in St. Ignatius was historic this year for several achievements – along with the COVID-19 pandemic.  The ceremony was held outside on Saturday, June 6, for the first time to support social distancing guidelines. Students created a half circle, sep...


Local schools celebrate students accomplishment with banners Local schools celebrate students accomplishment with banners

Schools across Lake County are celebrating 2020 graduating students with banners displayed near their schools. The banners are a way to show support for students who had their final school year cut short and many activities canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In St. Ignatius, the banners are displayed on ...


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