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Articles with the Tag: Mission schools

School board passes bond, sends to voters in May election School board passes bond, sends to voters in May election

ST. IGNATIUS – Before a school improvement bond can be presented to voters in May, it needed to be approved by the Mission School Board. Board members voted unanimously to approve the bond issue during the regular meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 16. The bond at $5.2 million would be spread out over 20 y...

Ronan’s Neiss state champion, Pirate grapplers earn team silver Ronan’s Neiss state champion, Pirate grapplers earn team silver

BILLINGS — Local wrestlers topped off their season at the state tournament at Billings’ Metra Park over the weekend, where Ronan’s Jared Neiss earned the sole individual championship title in his weight class and the Pirates clinched a second-place team finish.   Polson Eigh...

Students take on news beat Students take on news beat

ST. IGNATIUS – In an effort to keep people informed, the kids at Glacier Lake School created a news channel.  “We’ve got all kinds of interesting things,” said Gabe Moxness, news anchor of the weekly broadcast published through YouTube.  Glacier Lake School News opens ...

Teachers learn to tackle mock school shooter Teachers learn to tackle mock school shooter

ST. IGNATIUS – Several teachers wait nervously in a classroom. They know what’s coming, but they aren’t sure how they will react. They soon find out.  A popping sound like a firecracker is heard from the hallway. A gun was being fired. Suddenly, a man in black clothes rushes into th...

Suicide prevention takes a comedic approach Suicide prevention takes a comedic approach

CHARLO – In an effort to make it easier to talk about suicide prevention, the Your Life Matters Project brought in a comedian to talk to students in schools from Arlee to Ronan. YLMP Youth Member Hailey Schippers introduced the speaker in Charlo on Friday, explaining that the group organized last fa...

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Superintendent seeks public comment on proposed bond

ST. IGNATIUS – Mission School District Superintendent Jason Sargent wants public input concerning a bond currently proposed at $5 million to possibly be put on the election starting in April. “We’ve got a lot of work to do on this in the next month, and I’d like people to ask me th...

Testing reduced for high school juniors

News from Montana Superintendent of Public Instruction HELENA – Public high school juniors will no longer be required to take the annual Smarter Balanced assessment, and instead will take the ACT, according to Montana Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau. “Montana is one of 13...

Community embraces spirit of sharing Community embraces spirit of sharing

POLSON — There’s not much activity outside of the former Tamsco building in Polson, but inside the bustle rivals Santa’s workshop. Tables upon tables support garbage bags stuffed with toys and necessities, tagged for specific families who don’t have the financial means to provide C...

St. Ignatius school administrators seek to pass bond St. Ignatius school administrators seek to pass bond

ST. IGNATIUS – A school bond hasn’t been passed by taxpayers in St. Ignatius for about 45 years, but school administrators say the school is in desperate need of repair, so they are asking taxpayers to break that historic record and pass a bond in the spring election. On Tuesday, Dec. 8, the p...


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