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Articles with the Tag: schools

Lake County Spelling Bee champion advances to state Lake County Spelling Bee champion advances to state

RONAN – A type of cheese helped decide the 53rd annual Lake County Spelling Bee on Tuesday evening as a word duel wrapped up between eighth-graders John Paca of Ronan and Molly Kate Sullivan of Charlo.  During the final rounds, John stood on stage at the Ronan Performing Arts Center and correct...

Briefs for February 28, 2018

Morris mushes on in Alaska ALASKA — According to the GPS tracker on the Jr. Iditarod website, rookie musher Charmayne Morris, a junior at Polson High School, continues in eighth place traveling from Yentna to Willow, Alaska. Competitors have completed one-half of the 150-mile race from Knik Lake t...

Mission Valley schools announce second quarter honor roll students

Polson High School  4.0 Freshmen: Nina Barfoot, Qia Harlan, Grace Hobbs, Marygold Houk, Ali Hupka, Ara Mercer, Xavier Pierre, Kyra Spencer, Madison Straub, Maggie Todd Sophomores: Cameron Ball, Kendal Forman-Webster, Bo Kelley, Trey Kelley, Summer Kovarik, Joseph McDonald, Mesa McKee, Gabri...

Ronan school finishes misconduct investigation

RONAN – The allegations of an inappropriate relationship between a student and a teacher within the Ronan School District were substantiated by a school investigation last week. “As a district, we are beyond disappointed that one of our own would betray the values that define the Ronan School ...

Frenchtown Schools offset mill closure losses by allowing out-of-district students Frenchtown Schools offset mill closure losses by allowing out-of-district students

“The only time you see any sort of gathering of people are school activities and at church,” explained Frenchtown Elementary principal Aaron Griffin. For many in the small rural towns surrounding Missoula, the local schools are truly the emotional center of the community. People rally behind t...

Briefs for Jan. 24, 2018

Applications for academic scholarships now available  News from the Montana Community Foundation HELENA —Montana Community Foundation announces applications for academic scholarships for the 2018-19 year are now available for Montana students. Last year, MCF awarded more than $450,000 in...

Honor roll winter 2017

Local named to Dean’s List at Young Harris College YOUNG HARRIS, Georgia — Young Harris College President Drew Van Horn, Ph.D., is pleased to announce that Nicholas Crawford of Arlee has been named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2017 semester. Students who achieve a 3.5 grade point av...

School water leaks turn into annual event School water leaks turn into annual event

ST. IGNATIUS – Water droplets sporadically fell from the ceiling in an English classroom at St. Ignatius High School last Thursday while students read their books.  “It’s dripping all around us,” said senior Sierra Esslinger as she picked up her books after the bell rang. ...

Montana’s graduation, completion, dropout rates for 2016-17 school year announced

HELENA — State Superintendent Elsie Arntzen recently announced Montana’s 2016-17 school year graduation, completion and dropout rates. Graduation rates saw a slight increase to 85.8 percent which is up from 85.6 percent during the 2015-16 school year. There was a larger increase in Montana’...

Election filing season begins

POLSON — The election filing season for various local offices has begun.  Lake County elections official Katie Harding said that numerous seats are open on governing boards of 10 fire districts, the Flathead, Jocko and Mission irrigation districts, eight water and sewer districts and the Greate...


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