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Elementary students share poetry at Salish Kootenai College Elementary students share poetry at Salish Kootenai College

LAKE COUNTY — Elementary school students from throughout Lake County gathered at Salish Kootenai College campus for a potluck on Tuesday, May 2 to share the poetry they’d written during Missoula Writing Collaborative residencies.  Supported by the National Endowment for the Arts and High Stakes Foundation, the 12-week residencies in Arlee, Dixon, St. Ignatius, Pablo, and Ronan involved notable local writers such as Caroline Keys and Chris la Tray from the collaborative to visit classrooms once a week. During these hour-long visits, the writers explored numerous types of poetry with students, from haiku to odes, as well as free verse poems about memory, dreams, and imagin...


Ronan High School students advance to national HOSA competition Ronan High School students advance to national HOSA competition

RONAN — Some of Ronan High School’s Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) will be advancing to the organization’s international competition after medaling at the state competition in April.  A worldwide organization, HOSA has a mission “to enhance the delivery of compa...


Ronan High School announces third quarter honor roll

Ninth grade 4.0 : Myla L. Bell, Lauryn T. Buhr, Kylee A. Kelch, Koda R King, Alexis R Luedtke, Hanna B. Lytton, Emma G. Smith   3.99-3.50: Amberli J. Anderson, Alorah S. Barker, Giselle A. Barron-Valenzuela, Jacob P. Beh JR, KooSkaniKai M. Bravehawk, Tristan M. Buckallew, Ridge W. Cote, Cal...


2022 Ken Rohrenbach Scholarship winner announced 2022 Ken Rohrenbach Scholarship winner announced

News from the Lake County Job Service POLSON — The Lake County Job Service Employer Committee (JSEC) is excited to announce the winner of the 2022 Ken Rohrenbach Scholarship: Jessica Shenyer. Jessica is a senior at Charlo High School and has participated in Montana Girls State, National Honors Soc...


Cherry Valley ‘Night of the Arts’ returns after COVID hiatus Cherry Valley ‘Night of the Arts’ returns after COVID hiatus

POLSON — Cherry Valley Elementary once again celebrated their students with their Night of the Arts event on April 28.  Over the past month, students have been doing animal artwork for this year’s theme of “Wild About Art.” Each student was able to display a piece of animal ar...


Mission Valley school board candidates profiled

LAKE COUNTY — School board seats throughout Lake County are up for contention this year with multiple people on the ballots for every school district. Ballots were mailed April 13 and are due at the election office in the Lake County Courthouse by mail or in person by 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 3.  A...


Polson school bond vote approaches Polson school bond vote approaches

POLSON — At Cherry Valley Elementary in Polson, the wriggly kindergarten and first grade students forming a line for recess are among those whose futures will be most impacted by votes cast in the next few weeks. After all, these kids are apt to spend the next 12 years learning, playing, and growing in...


Polson honor roll - third quarter 2021-22

POLSON MIDDLE SCHOOL FIFTH GRADE   4.0:Layla Alexander, Khloe Allred, Cheyenne Bieber, Cashton Brown, Brandtly Caye, Talen Cochran, Olivia Cottet, Quinn Delaney, Braylynn Elmore, Jessalyn Flynn, Lillian Glantz, Mercy Harbin, Danielle Hawks, Everett Hendrickson, Isabella Heredia, Evan Kline, Gav...


Over $79,000 for Montana sourced products in MT schools secured

News from the office of Senator Tester BIG SANDY — As part of his ongoing push to support Montana small businesses and agriculture producers, Senator Tester secured $79,300 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding for Mission West Community Development Partners—previously known as the Lake...


Daines meets with Close Up students Daines meets with Close Up students

News from the office of Senator Daines WASHINGTON D.C. — On April 6, Senator Daines kicked his day off with a Close Up visit with Powell County and Arlee High School students. While visiting our nation’s capital, the students were able to hear first-hand what it’s like to serve Montana...


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