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Articles with the Tag: schools

School meal participation rises statewide, locally

ST. IGNATIUS – It’s easy for St. Ignatius students to be fueled up and ready to learn thanks to the two hot meals they’re offered at school each day — free of charge. “Not being hungry is one of our most important considerations for students as far as academic achievement,&rd...

Local representatives share update as state legislature hits halfway point Local representatives share update as state legislature hits halfway point

RONAN – Considering what could happen when people with differing political views gather together, the legislative update held in town on Tuesday, March 5, was mostly civil. The event was hosted by Mission Valley Rises: Democracy Engaged (a community led group committed to protecting community rights...

Writing collaborative grant supports Flathead Reservation school residencies Writing collaborative grant supports Flathead Reservation school residencies

News from the Missoula Writing Collaborative     MONTANA — National Endowment for the Arts acting chairman Mary Anne Carter has approved more than $27 million in grants as part of the Arts Endowment’s first major funding announcement for fiscal year 2019. Included in this announcem...

Children share work

From the Missoula Writing Collaborative  Children in schools on the Flathead Indian Reservation are working with professional writers to create poems during a weekly workshop developed by the Missoula Writing Collaborative. This is a poem by Sadler, a fifth grader from Ronan, who was working with p...

Local student named to Maine Maritime Academy dean’s list

 CASTINE, MAINE – Maine Maritime Academy recently named 399 students to the Dean’s List for outstanding academic achievement in the first semester of the 2018-2019 academic year. Students named to the Dean’s List earn a grade point average of 3.3 or above on a 4.0 scale.  Conno...

Local schools recognize attendance, honor roll students

Ronan Middle School second quarter 2018-19  Perfect 4.0 Eighth grade: Troy Alford, Cloe Barron-Hoover, Caleb Cheff, Margaret Cordova, Jaslyn Frost, Olivia Heiner, Angelene Paca, Alyssa Pretty On Top, Leina Ulutoa Seventh grade: Tanner Bergh, Kevin Bigby, Landon Bishop, Juliette Cheff, C...

2020 Montana Teacher of the Year nominations, applications open

MONTANA —The Office of Public Instruction announced today that nomination and application forms are available for the 2020 Montana Teacher of the Year Program. Members of the public can fill out a simple form to nominate a teacher. Teachers can self-nominate by filling out an application. All current a...

Host exchange student in new year

News from ASSE International ASSE Student Exchange Program, a highly respected, non-profit, public-benefit organization, is seeking local host families for high school boys and girls from Scandinavia, France, Germany, Italy, Thailand, China, South Korea, and the former Soviet Republics. Students are alr...

Briefs for Dec. 19, 2018

Mission, Arlee, Jocko holiday church service schedule St. Ignatius Mission   —  Dec. 24: Christmas Caroling, 11 p.m. —  Dec.  24: Midnight Mass, midnight —  Dec.  25: Christmas Day Mass, 10 a.m.    —  Dec.  31: New Ye...

Montana Infrastructure Earns Overall GPA of 'C'

News from the American Society of Civil Engineers Helena, Mont. — The 2018 Report Card for Montana’s Infrastructure was released by the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Montana Section, giving 10 categories of infrastructure an overall grade of “C.” The report includes ...


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