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Articles with the Tag: Polson schools

School board canvasses votes

POLSON — In a quick meeting on March 11, the Polson School Board of Trustees canvassed the Polson High School bond vote. Although only 39 percent of the registered voters cast ballots, the bond passed with 2,002 people voting for the bond and 1,059 voting no. The board also approved out-of-state tra...

Pirate alumnus makes new cheer squad uniforms possible Pirate alumnus makes new cheer squad uniforms possible

POLSON — The grant that made possible new uniforms for Polson’s cheer squad was made possible by a recommendation by Virginia (McWayne) Cutright and her daughter, Hilary Cutright, a 2000 graduate of Polson High School and former Pirate varsity cheerleader captain. Hilary, in appreciation for h...

Era ends for Polson cheer coach Era ends for Polson cheer coach

After 28 years shaping and mentoring Polson cheerleaders, Carol Jones is retiring. Really retiring, this time. She’ll turn over the laptop and the pom-poms to Marete Frame and Alysha Valentine, who will continue to build on Carol’s program.  Carol started out her cheer career as a chee...

Polson students jump for their hearts Polson students jump for their hearts

POLSON — Long before First Lady Michelle Obama began her fitness campaign for kids, Linderman Elementary School Physical Education teacher Micki Stanley and school nurse Millie Nesladek cooperated to get kids involved in Jump Rope for Heart. This is the event’s 17th year in Polson schools.  ...

Scholarships available for PHS grads, seniors

POLSON — Polson Dollars for Scholars will award eighteen scholarships this spring to Polson High School graduates. Scholarship money is provided by the local Polson Dollars for Scholars organization from money generated by various fund raising events, which take place throughout the year, donations fro...

Teens warned about consequences of poor choices Teens warned about  consequences of poor choices

On March 5 and 6, Pam Stenzel visited Polson High School, Two Eagle River School, Kicking Horse Job Corp and Mission High School to talk on the “High Cost of Free Love.” Prom season is approaching, and the SKC Center for Prevention and Wellness wanted to provide the Mission Valley community with ...

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...

Voters pass bond for school roof

POLSON — While Polson High School may not be able to throw out the buckets catching water from the roof, that time is coming soon. Voters approved the Polson School District 23 bond election by 2,002 to 1,059 votes Tuesday, Feb. 26. The mail-in ballot drew votes from 39.3 percent of registered vo...

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...

School looks at renovation plans

POLSON — Trustees were eager to hear McKinstry’s Dan McGee’s results of a performance grade audit at Polson High School at the Feb. 11 school board meeting. With four components — roof construction, HVAC construction, building envelope and general conditions — the amount totaled...


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