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Local scholarships available

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 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 or two-year community college or vocational program. Community members provide $500 for a scholarship and Polson Scholarship...


Arlee gathers community input for school grant program

ARLEE – Federal Title 1 funds bolster Arlee’s math and literacy programs, but not without guidance from members of the community. According to Montana’s Office of Public Instruction, Title 1 grants provide federal funds to “help low-achieving children master challenging curricula a...


Host exchange student in new year

News from ASSE International ASSE Student Exchange Program, a highly respected, non-profit, public-benefit organization, is seeking local host families for high school boys and girls from Scandinavia, France, Germany, Italy, Thailand, China, South Korea, and the former Soviet Republics. Students are alr...


Missed athletes recognized on Wall of Fame

RONAN – There are going to be some new names and pictures added to Ronan High School’s “Wall of Fame” this month. The “Wall of Fame” originated in the early 1970s with the intent of recognizing all Ronan High School athletes who achieved All-state status.  Requirem...


Glacier Lake School students perform in Ronan Glacier Lake School students perform in Ronan

News from Glacier Lake School On Dec. 21, Glacier Lake School students put on the musical “Annie Jr.” at the Silver Knot in Ronan. Almost the entire school was involved, whether on stage in one of the 38 roles or backstage running the props and set up, as well as organizing the lighting and ...


Former Ronan teacher loses ability to teach in Montana

RONAN – A former Ronan Middle School teacher lost his license to teach in the State of Montana due to allegations of sexual misconduct.  The Montana Board of Public Education revoked Zachary Rowan’s license in November. Rowan was a middle school English teacher at the Ronan School Distric...


Superintendent holds community forum regarding Linderman gym Superintendent holds community forum regarding Linderman gym

POLSON – The Linderman gymnasium was the topic of discussion during a Jan. 19 evening forum held at the Polson High School auditorium. Polson School District Superintendent Rex Weltz provided an update to about 50 people including school board members and district staff on the current status of the Lin...


MCT helps local children become actors MCT helps local children become actors

RONAN – Children in the Ronan School District got together to develop a production of “Blackbeard the Pirate” after only five days of rehearsal on Friday night at the K. William Harvey Elementary school.  The Missoula Children’s Theater sent two professional actors to the scho...


St. Ignatius facilities funded

ST. IGNATIUS – Students will see more opportunities for vocational training and athletics thanks to a $5.6 million bond that St. Ignatius voters passed in November. SuperinSargent said plans are still in the works but he hopes construction will start in the spring. The bond will fund the expansion o...


University names local graduates for fall semester 2018

MISSOULA – The University of Montana has 799 students degree candidates for fall semester 2018. Many participated in UM’s first-ever Fall Commencement Ceremony at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, in the Dennison Theatre. The students listed below are UM degree candidates or have been awarded their de...


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