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Articles with the Tag: Arlee schools

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 ...

JR Camel leaves Arlee basketball

ARLEE — Arlee’s boys basketball coach JR Camel is leaving his post to pursue other ventures, according to Arlee Superintendent George Linthicum.  “He submitted a letter that said he had other opportunities and was going to pursue them,” Linthicum said. “That’s what...

Warriors earn 3rd place, respect at state tournament Warriors earn 3rd place, respect at state tournament

The Arlee Warriors brought home third place at the state tournament last week in Bozeman, besting the No. 1-ranked undefeated defending state champion Fairview in the first game by a score of 63-53.  The win snapped Fairview's 41-game winning streak, effectively proving what coach JR Camel and the Wa...

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