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Two Eagle River School celebrates commencement Two Eagle River  School celebrates  commencement

PABLO – On Saturday afternoon, one of the smallest senior classes in decades walked across the stage during the 2019 graduation ceremony at Two Eagle River School. According to administrator Rodney Bird, the number of graduates may be small in total but the 2019 class had the distinct privilege of being one of the largest second-generation graduating classes he has seen. Seven of the ten seniors were children of former alumni. During the ceremony, the Red Horn drum led the processional for the class of 2019, while special speaker Vicki Morigeau had a few encouraging words for the students. Before receiving their diplomas, each student was honored by school administrators and ...


Egg Drop Challenge a smashing success Egg Drop Challenge a smashing success

PABLO — Students from both Ms. Fishers and Mrs. Buck’s fourth-grade classes at Pablo Elementary School put their creativity, ingenuity and problem-solving skills to the test on Thursday afternoon during the second annual Egg Drop Challenge. Fisher explained that the challenge is an annual spri...


Local students earn Montana University System Honor Scholarships

News from Montana University System  MONTANA – The Montana University System has announced that local students have been offered the prestigious Montana University System Honor Scholarship.  The MUS Honor Scholarship is a renewable scholarship offered by the Montana Board of Regents t...


Polson middle, high schools earn Montana SMART Schools Recycling awards Polson middle, high schools earn Montana SMART Schools Recycling awards

POLSON – The Polson Middle and High schools were recently awarded for being 2018-19 Montana SMART School Recycling Challenge champions.  The Montana SMART School Challenge, now in its fifth year, challenges schools across Montana to compete amongst each other to see who can save the most money ...


Lake County student filmmakers share new film Lake County student filmmakers share new film

News from Lake County Film Class  RONAN – On Thursday, May 23, at 6 p.m., the MAPS Lake County Film Class will present a screening of their film “A Day to Remember” at the Boys and Girls Club of the Flathead Indian Reservation and Lake County in Ronan at 62579 U.S. Highway 93. ...


Culture celebrated at St. Ignatius school powwow Culture celebrated at St. Ignatius school powwow

The St. Ignatius School District held their annual cultural celebration with native games, drumming and workshops on Friday. The event finished up with a powwow in the school gym, which was open to the public. Native American Studies teacher Aspen Decker organized the day to celebrate culture and family. Yam...


Ten Polson athletes sign to play college sports Ten Polson athletes sign to play college sports

 POLSON – In a ceremony held in the school’s library, ten Polson High School student athletes made their college commitments public by signing letters of intent Wednesday evening. Beatrix Frissell signed with the University of Montana for track and cross country. Frissell’s high sch...


Students search for aquatic invasive species Students search for aquatic invasive species

POLSON — Seventh grade students from the Polson Middle school gathered along the sunny shoreline of Salish Point on Friday morning as part of an educational series in the ongoing fight against aquatic invasive species. Friday’s event, hosted by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and M...


Honor grads at powwow

News from Salish Kootenai College PABLO – The Salish Kootenai College will be hosting the annual Powwow and Graduate Honoring on May 10 and 11 with Grand Entries starting at 7 p.m. in the Joe McDonald Health and Fitness Center. There will be concessions, vendors and raffles with all proceeds going...


Qualified artists needed at Montana State University

From MSU News Service BOZEMAN – Montana State University is seeking artists’ qualifications for public art for the university’s new American Indian Hall. The university is seeking qualifications from professional or emerging artists, or teams of artists, to produce original, site-sp...


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