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Montana team to livestream, capture data from eclipse Montana team to livestream, capture data from eclipse

News from the University of Montana MISSOULA – This August, the University of Montana will participate in a nationwide, NASA-sponsored project to livestream aerial video footage and gather scientific atmospheric data during the Great American Eclipse. A team of students and faculty comprised of institutions participating in the UM-based Montana Space Grant Consortium, including Chief Dull Knife College, Miles Community College and Montana State University, will launch 18 high-altitude radiosonde balloons and two large payload high-altitude balloons on Monday, Aug. 21. The team will launch one of the larger, roughly 8-foot-tall helium-filled balloons, which carries a video c...

Local students win awards

LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY — Career and technical students in Montana won some of the nation’s highest awards at the 2017 SkillsUSA Championships, held in Louisville, Kentucky, on June 21-22, 2017. The SkillsUSA Championships is the largest skill competition in the world and covers 1.4 million squar...

NFL players teach skills to local kids NFL players teach skills to local kids

POLSON – With the high school football season a mere month away, more than 50 middle school and high school athletes took advantage of an opportunity to improve their gridiron skills on Thursday during the first annual Uptop/Colt Anderson Skills Camp.  Throughout the two-day non-contact camp, a...

State recognizes local school State  recognizes local school

ST. IGNATIUS – Teachers from across the state of Montana cheered as the first reservation school in the state received a platinum award, which was given to the St. Ignatius School District.  “When it was announced, it got pretty loud in the room; it was a big deal in the teaching world,&r...

Native students learn about trees as part of summer cultural program  Native students learn about trees as part of summer cultural program 

POLSON –  More culturally-inspired outreach is the goal of the summer native arts and culture program.    Polson Middle School special services teacher Amy Williams said the idea sprouted from Polson Schools’ parent and Indian education committees. Meetings are held Wednesday...

Maritime Academy announces local on Dean’s List

CASTINE, MAIN — Maine Maritime Academy recently named Connor Daugherty, a Marine Biology Small Vessel Operations major from Charlo, to the Dean’s List for outstanding academic achievement in the second semester of the 2016-2017 academic year. Students named to the Dean’s List earn a grade p...

Sports theme VBS planned

RONAN — Lighthouse Christian Fellowship Church, 207 Eisenhower St. SW, will hold a sports themed vacation Bible school from Sunday-Wednesday, June 25-28, from 6-8 p.m.

Spring 2017 Honor roll

Spring 2017 Ronan Middle School  3.0-3.49 Eighth Grade: Mason Allen, Remington Bell, Talyn Bird, Autumn Chee, Zarec Couture, Jessy Dalke, Dylan Davis, Girma Detwiler, Ayden Diaz, Trent Goss, Colton Graham, Taylor Jackson, Daniel Kelsch,  Nancy Kenmille, Danny Krahn, Maggi Lake, M...

MSU President’s, Dean’s Honor Roll students announced

News from Montana State University Bozeman BOZEMAN – Montana State University has announced its undergraduate honor rolls for spring semester 2017. There are two MSU honor roll lists: the President’s and the Dean’s Honor Roll. Students must complete a minimum of 12 degree-eligible c...

Hello helicopter Hello helicopter

A National Guard helicopter visited Ronan Middle School as part of the school’s STARBASE STEM Summer Camp. STARBASE is a Department of Defense youth program that brought five teachers from Helena and Great Falls for a week to teach hands-on science, technology, engineering, and math. The STARBASE progr...

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