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MSU plans online program to address rural teacher shortage

BOZEMAN — A new one-year, online master’s degree program in teaching that Montana State University expects to offer soon, aims to provide more access to education and help solve a critical schoolteacher shortage in rural Montana. The Montana Board of Public Education, which oversees public elementary and secondary schools in Montana, will vote on the proposed program in January. If approved, students who already have bachelor’s degrees may apply to the program in the spring for summer 2019 enrollment. The new program, housed in the College of Education, Health and Human Development’s Department of Education, means that prospective teachers from across Montana &nda...

Students salute area veterans for their service Students salute area veterans for their service

RONAN – Glacier View School students gathered together on Thursday afternoon to pay special tribute to the women and men who served in the armed forces.  The students worked hard for weeks in preparation for their annual celebration by decorating the school with thank-you messages and rehearsin...

Applications now accepted for 2019 Youth Serve Montana Scholarship

News from Montana Governor’s Office  HELENA — The Governor’s Office of Community Service, Reach Higher Montana, and Montana Campus Compact are pleased to announce applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Youth Serve Montana Scholarship, the groups announced today. The $...

Local hydrologist awarded Science Foundation fellowship Local hydrologist awarded Science Foundation fellowship

Tyler Fouty spends his days in his lab at Washington State University, focused on engineering calculations about culvert design. But when you talk to the engineering graduate student, it’s clear that the heart of his work is improving the world: for salmon, and, by extension, for people who rely on sal...

Polson Middle School announces honor roll students for second quarter 2018/19 school year

Eighth Grade  4.0: Addison Bahr, Rylie Dupuis, Trent Dwelle, Jelaysia Forman-Webster, Kianna Hensley, Piper Hoxie, Owen McElwee, Aspen McKee, Tia Mercer, Hope Morrison, Ansley Nordberg, Layla Reese, Hakyla Riggs, Ella Schmeusser, Kendall Straub, Lucas Targerson, Clara Todd, Caitlyn Ward, Scout We...

RMS names second quarter honor roll students

3.0-3.49  Eighth grade: Dawson Adley, Grace-Linn Baltz, Mesa Bell, Kaleigh Benson, Trenton Burland, Lucas Clark, Chloe Davis, Margaret Deming, Isabella Devereaux-Trahan, Isabella Dubiel, Hunter Learn, Aliyah mcCrea, Sadie Michaud, Tyariah Morigeau, Madison Perry, Dylan Schock, Jayson Sinclair, Li...

Two Eagle photographers featured in New York City exhibit Two Eagle photographers featured in New York City exhibit

When high school junior Chandra Whiteman-LaForge snapped a photo of her friend in a pink dress beneath the Armed Forces Memorial Bridge in Polson last February, she never dreamed that it would earn her the opportunity to travel over 2,000 miles to the nation’s largest city. Whiteman-LaForge took the...

Child brings gun to school

News from Lake County Sheriff Don Bell  ARLEE – On Oct. 31, at 7:41 a.m., the Lake County School Resource Deputy assigned to Arlee schools was notified that a child had brought a gun to school on the bus.   The deputy was informed by school administration that the weapon was confiscat...

Become an art docent

News from Edna Lemm, Polson School District volunteer coordinator POLSON — The Art Docent Program is a volunteer based art history program that allows students to become immersed in art, through classroom instruction. In this program a docent is a volunteer that is trained to present art related i...

Major source of support for Montana’s public universities riding on levy vote

MONTANA – While talk of reductions at the University of Montana has grabbed a lot of the attention, the decisions Montanans make at the ballot box this fall may have much broader implications for the state’s eight public higher education institutions.  Organizations and people across the ...

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