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Articles with the Tag: Polson schools

‘Memorable’ Polson class of 2013 graduates ‘Memorable’ Polson class of 2013 graduates

POLSON — “Don’t be forgettable, be memorable,” commencement speaker Taryn Harrison told the class of 2013.  Harrison, who as a substitute teacher got to know many of the class members, said the students were all special and amazing and worth remembering, which is what memorabl...

Polson teacher earns state honor Polson teacher earns state honor

POLSON — Studying Japanese or Latin, constructing an electric guitar from scratch, dissecting bovine brains, learning computer programming languages, writing novels and self publishing, studying coccidiosis or designing snowboards — these are just some of the subjects students have delved into in...

Signup deadline for summer drivers’ education class approaches

POLSON — Applications for Polson High School’s 2013 Summer Driver Education class can be picked up in the Polson High School Guidance office on May 13, 14, and 15, (Monday, Tuesday and Thursday), during school hours. Completed forms will be accepted on May 16 and 17 only, (Thursday and Friday), f...

Scientist whistleblower shares story with students Scientist whistleblower shares story with students

Mission Valley school children had the opportunity to hear one of the main “whistle blowers” against the major tobacco companies tell his story of secret laboratory studies, being fired, and subsequently testifying before Congress that led to the Master Settlement Agreement. Money from the tobacc...

Bus loading, parent parking to change at Cherry Valley

POLSON — In an effort to improve safety for our students, we are going to be making some changes to school bus loading sites and public parking at Cherry Valley School in Polson.  Starting Thursday, May 2, our school buses will drop off and pick up students at the front of the school on Eighth ...

Cherry Valley showcases student art Cherry Valley showcases student art

POLSON — Max, the main character in Maurice Sendak’s classic “Where the Wild Things Are,”  would been right at home at Cherry Valley Elementary School on April 25. A life-size cut out of Max and a wild thing was available for photos in the gym. Twisted vines as big as a tod...

Class counts turtle casualties along Highway 93 Class counts turtle casualties along Highway 93

Painted turtles are the only native turtle on the Flathead Reservation. Usually they cross U.S. Highway 93 if their pond dries up, they’re searching for a mate or they need soft mud to lay their eggs. Many turtles are killed each year by highway traffic. PHS teacher Mark Rochin and his classes have ...

Local music students head to state festival Local music students head to state festival

POLSON — It’s spring, time for tulips and daffodils, ant there’s music in the air — at least there will be in Missoula for the Montana High School Association State Music Festival May 3-4. High school music students who received a superior rating at the MHSA District Music Festival wi...

School faces Title 1 budget shrink

POLSON — At the monthly school board meeting on April 15, Polson Superintendent Linda Reksten announced that funding for Title 1 would be reduced by 15 percent, due to sequestration. Title 1 was established to meet the needs of educationally disadvantaged students and students at risk of not meeting...

PHS senior party planned

POLSON — Graduation — It’s a time of celebration, cards and cake, we hope. Each year we read heart-wrenching news stories of kids who have come to harm because of drinking at graduation parties.  In Polson, kids have another option. For the past 27 years, the parents of PHS seniors ...

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