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Articles with the Tag: Arlee schools

Arlee welcomes new teachers Arlee welcomes new teachers

ARLEE — Arlee School District has nine new educators this year.  Tricia DesJarlais is the elementary teacher/librarian for the Arlee School District. She was born and raised in Ronan, but has also lived in Helena. She taught special education and elementary students in Washington, Florida, an...

Students appreciate home after summer Cambodia trip Students appreciate home after summer Cambodia trip

ARLEE — Four Lake County teenagers have newfound appreciation for the little things, after spending a month abroad in Cambodia this summer.   “Even though I liked Cambodia, I’ve never been more in love with the U.S. in my entire life,” Arlee senior Louis Bunce said. “Her...

Schools must address bullying Schools must address bullying

LAKE COUNTY — Montana schools will have to address bullying to receive accreditation as a result of a July 31 rule implemented by the Office of Public Instruction. Although most schools already have bullying policies in effect, local parents and educators acknowledge there is room for improvement. ...

Community works together to respond to fire

ARLEE – The Firestone Flats Fire left more than a thousand acres burned near Arlee, but community members focused last week on the success of the emergency networks built in response to the fire instead of what it destroyed.  “Within minutes all these people were ready to take their horse...

Camp explores fun science Camp explores fun science

ARLEE — Jessie Girsch squinted his eyes with determined concentration upon a small blue ball floating above the plastic obstacle course. He clenched his fists, contorted his face into a grimmace and let out a cry of disappointment as the ball, instead of advancing forward into a two-inch high tunnel, p...

Music on the chopping block Music on the chopping block

ARLEE – Community members like Dawn Mollica objected to the school board’s decision not to hire an elementary music teacher to fill the currently vacant position. “I can’t stress enough the importance of creativity in the lives of students,” she said. “This is a short s...

Local students selected to visit Cambodia Local students selected to visit Cambodia

MISSION VALLEY — Four students from the Mission Valley will soon travel to Cambodia for a one month as part of the U.S. State Department American Youth Leadership Program.  The program is run through the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Center at the University of Montana. The center recently receive...

Nkwusm Salish Language Institute students graduate Nkwusm Salish Language Institute students graduate

ARLEE — The Arlee community held a powwow in honor of two Nkwusm Salish Language Institute graduates last weekend, celebrating their achievement with prayer, song, dance, food and drums. Graduates Mars Sandoval and Nicole Perry will attend Arlee High School in the fall, and while both said they were...

Arlee schools offer summer meals for children

ARLEE — Arlee Schools is participating in the Summer Meal Program, a USDA Child Nutrition Program that provides free meals to all children regardless of race, color, national, origin, sex, age or disability.  Meals will be provided at the Arlee Schools lunchroom/gym Mondays through Thursdays fr...

Arlee graduates 32 seniors Arlee graduates 32 seniors

ARLEE — Thirty two of Arlee’s best and brightest moved on to the next chapter of their lives Sunday as they graduated from Arlee High School during a moving and passionate  ceremony.  Superintendent George Linthicum began the ceremony with a few brief words from the heart, eliciting ...


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