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Articles with the Tag: Charlo schools

Charlo Elementary welcomes new teacher

Charlo School District has one new teacher. Bonnie Perry will teach kindergarten at Charlo Elementary. She was born and raised in the Mission Valley and recently moved back to the area after two years in Douglas, Wyo. She previously taught in Polson.  Perry is a graduate of Charlo High School and Sal...

Students explore 'Art in Motion' at Ninepipes Art Camp Students explore 'Art in Motion' at Ninepipes Art Camp

CHARLO — What good is art? Is it more than just a fun time? Studies reveal that children learn best through play. And art is playful. In every aspect of art, whether visual or performing arts, children learn to think outside the norm, practice creativity that develops important problem-solving skills, ...

Charlo High graduates celebrate May 26 Charlo High graduates celebrate May 26

CHARLO — In a graduation address with props, graduation speaker Christina Madsen, aided by senior Brandon Bruning, unfurled a tape measure 82 feet across the Charlo gym. Why did Madsen chose 82? Because 82 is the average age people live.  She showed the graduating seniors the length of high sch...

Everybody 'FUPS' at state’s longest-running hoops tourney Everybody 'FUPS' at state’s longest-running hoops tourney

CHARLO — One of the most popular and oldest basketball tournaments in the state, FUPS, celebrated 44 years of basketball last weekend with competition, reunion, and a good deal of tongue-in-cheek humor.  “This is the longest-running tournament in the state,” said event organizer Cry...

Charlo’s last play brings the house down Charlo’s last play brings the house down

CHARLO — What do you get when you mix Shakespeare, “Gangnam Style” and Darth Vader?  You get what could be Charlo High School’s last play for the foreseeable future, and as organizer and English teacher Keith Grebetz promised, “We’re going out with a bang.” ...

Charlo School District fires 5 teachers Charlo School District fires 5 teachers

CHARLO — Two weeks ago, Charlo School District 7J Superintendent Thom Peck received preliminary budget reports from Montana's Office of Public Instruction forecasting nearly $200,000 in budget cuts to the district.  Peck said the cuts came about as a result of declining enrollment, a phenomenon...

BPA students plan for national competition BPA students plan for national competition

On March 10-12, 14 Charlo High School students (Haley Berkram, Trinceton Brown, Alyssa Doty, Shirley Firestone, Tonya Hertz, Abby Knight, Michaela Krahn, Jordan Ludeman, Timber Munson, Shayna Nagy, Chance Robles, McKalistar Rosenbaum, Aspen Runkel, and Mackenzie Savage) competed at the Business Professionals...

School board candidates needed

For people who’d like to get involved in their community and their schools, local school boards need candidates. Filing deadline is March 25, and the election will take place on May 7. Polson has the most number of seats up for election with two one-year terms, two three-year terms and one two-ye...

Polson wins 3rd straight academic bowl Polson wins 3rd straight academic bowl

CHARLO — The Polson academic bowl team took home first-place honors Feb 19, marking their third victory in as many years. The atmosphere in Charlo’s school gymnasium was one of quiet determination during the Feb. 19 competition, as Lake County Academic Bowl teams from Ronan, Charlo, St. Ignati...

Future voters get started early Future voters get started early

CHARLO — Sixth through 12th-grade students lined the interior of Charlo’s school library Friday, eagerly anticipating a mock voting session and cookies and juice boxes awarded to those who’d voted.  The election was organized by teachers and parents in an effort to create an authent...


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