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‘Day of Hope’ event helps families prepare for upcoming school year ‘Day of Hope’ event helps families prepare for upcoming school year

POLSON — After missing out last year, Day of Hope back-to-school wellness fair, a major community event to help prepare students and families for the new school year, returned to the downtown streets of Polson on Saturday. New Life Church, along with various local faith and community-based organizat...

Montana schools set to receive $127M+ in funding

News from the office of Senator Tester U.S. Senate — Montana schools are set to receive more than $127 million in critical funding to help reopen safely in the fall and get students back on track, U.S. Senator Jon Tester announced today. The $127,339,745 is the second tranche of Elementary and ...

CSKT chairwoman wants system of accountability in education

News from ACLU Montana The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Montana, and the Native American Rights Fund filed a class-action lawsuit last week on behalf of five Indian nations and 18 individual plaintiffs challenging the state of Montana’s failure to fulfill its constitutional mandate ...

Montana seniors reflect on year of high school during COVID-19

News from OPI MONTANA — The Montana Office of Public Instruction released a video that highlights what life was like for graduating seniors during a global pandemic. Interviews were conducted at schools in Whitehall, Great Falls, Arlee, Rocky Boy and Frenchtown. “In Their Own Words: Monta...

Local students on spring Dean’s List

News from Carroll College HELENA — Carroll College named local students listed below to its 2021 spring semester dean’s list. To be included on the dean’s list, a student must receive a 3.5 grade point average or higher on a 4.0 scale and take at least 12 graded credits in a semester. ...

Legislative Notes Legislative Notes

A recent thoughtful and well-reasoned Attorney General’s Opinion on “critical race theory” from Austin Knudsen has people on the left stamping their feet and pulling out their hair. The Montana Democrats’ spin machine is on full blast to justify racial discrimination in Montana school...

School nutrition options offered from USDA

News from OPI  MONTANA — The United States Department of Agriculture recently announced extensions for a variety of flexibilities related to school meal programs in the coming school year. Most of these are extensions of waivers that have been in place since the beginning of the pandemic early ...

COVID-19 challenges met by students, teachers COVID-19 challenges met by students, teachers

The library at Linderman Elementary in Polson is evenly split between rows of desks and shelves lined with books. Students must sanitize their hands to check out books, and desks in the large room are spaced so that kids keep a safe distance from each other.  Three third graders, each wearing a mask,...

County residents gather to hear legislative updat County residents gather to hear legislative updat

Five Lake County legislators faced a supportive crowd last Thursday evening during a legislative update at the Ronan Community Center.  The event, which occurred during the mid-session break, drew an estimated 70 people to the center, plus around 25 who tuned in via Zoom. The Northwest Counties Farm ...

Nominations accepted for Montana History Teacher of the Year

News from the Montana History Foundation HELENA — Nominations are now being accepted for the 32nd annual Montana Statehood Centennial Bell Award. This year’s award will honor the Montana History Teacher of the Year for grades 4-6. Montana grade school principals, superintendents, fellow teac...


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