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Articles with the Tag: schools

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...

Foster grandparent program may fold after school year Foster grandparent program may fold after school year

POLSON – Although a local program that benefits seniors and children has received a number of kudos, it may fall victim to a lack of funding come July 2018, the beginning of the next fiscal year.  Nancy Hemphill, the former coordinator and now director of the local Agency on Aging’s Foste...

Rocky Mountain College announces honor roll

BILLINGS – Rocky Mountain College is pleased to announce the 2017 fall semester dean’s list, which includes students who maintained a 3.60-3.99 grade point average. High honors students who maintained at 4.0 GPA are noted with an *. Students’ hometowns are listed by their names. If a ...

Marine Corps League scholarships available

POLSON — The Marine Corps League Hellroaring Detachment 1041 has their 2018 scholarship application in all the Lake County high school counselors’ offices. You can also download a copy of the application from our website: www.montanamcl.org. Click on detachments Clink on Hellroaring Deta...

Students can study abroad

Qualified high school students are offered a unique opportunity to spend an academic year, semester or summer holiday in Europe, Asia, North or South America, Australia or South Africa as part of the ASSE International Student Exchange Program.  Students, 15-18 years old, qualify on the basis of acad...


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