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Articles with the Tag: Polson schools

Polson Middle School program builds culture of belonging Polson Middle School program builds culture of belonging

By Mary Auld for the  Valley Journal POLSON – Teacher Tessa Hupka stood before a class of eighth graders that seemed to be like any class on the first Friday of the school year: full of students chatting, joking, and rifling papers, but Hupka wasn’t there to teach math or reading. E...

Sports shorts for August 29, 2018 Sports shorts for August 29, 2018

Football Arlee Warriors 60, Troy Trojans 19 The Arlee Warriors built a 54-6 lead by halftime in dispatching of the visiting Troy Trojans 60-19 on Friday evening. Arlee’s first points of the season came on a 15-yard touchdown run by Darshan Bolen. Bolen ended the evening with three rus...

Briefs for August 22, 2018

Vision testing available at kids wellness fair News from the Polson Lions Club The Polson Lion’s Club will be at the kids wellness fair on Saturday, Aug. 25 at Linderman Elementary School from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to demonstrate their vision screening machines. The machines have proven to detect...

School infrastructure updates detailed School infrastructure updates detailed

Polson Administrators have been working diligently with their insurance company and engineers to develop a plan to fix the unusable Linderman Elementary gymnasium, according to Polson Superintendent Rex Weltz. A parapet wall on the gym’s roof collapsed in January due to heavy snowfall, resultin...

Polson City Commission swears in new police officer

POLSON—The police department added a new officer to its ranks last week. Police officer Dylan Moll was sworn in at the Aug. 6 commission meeting. Moll attended Polson High School and earned a degree in criminal justice from Flathead Valley Community College, where he was student body president.  ...

Back to school dates, open houses announced

Polson Cherry Valley Elementary School starts: Wednesday, Aug. 29 at 8:30 a.m. The first day of school is an early release day. School will end at 2:40 p.m. Staggered start for kindergarten: Sept. 4 for students with last names A-L. Sept. 5 for students with last names M-Z.  The fir...

New principal starts at Polson High School New principal starts at Polson High School

POLSON – On Aug. 29 Peter Hamilton will start his first school year as principal of Polson High School, and he is excited. “One of the coolest jobs is being a high school principal,” he said. He said that he looks forward to living near the lake and serving the Polson community. Af...

Polson Middle School principal changes schedule, approach Polson Middle School principal changes schedule, approach

POLSON – Tim Finkbeiner, principal at Polson Middle School, says that in order to guide students through the “roughness” of their pre-teen years, his school needs to be more cohesive – and he’s making changes to achieve that cohesion. Last year was Finkbeiner’s first ye...

GPCF awards grants to local organizations GPCF awards grants to local organizations

News from the Greater Polson Community Foundation On July 10, the Greater Polson Community Foundation awarded grant funds to 17 local non-profits as part of its 2018 grant cycle. Directors were on hand from CASA of Lake & Sanders Counties, Mission Valley Live, Polson Farm to School Program, Miracle of...

New group forms to fill FBC void, protect watersheds

News from Watershed Protection Advocates Northwest Montana has a new organization dedicated to the protection of our priceless watersheds. As expressed in its mission statement, Watershed Protection Advocates of Northwest Montana (WPA) is committed to “supporting and encouraging sustainable, thoug...


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