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National Youth Entrepreneurs program expands to Montana

News from Youth Entrepreneurs HELENA – Youth Entrepreneurs (YE), a nationwide organization dedicated to teaching entrepreneurship skills to high school students, will launch in Montana in time for the next school year. The program is completely funded by private donors, including a gift from Wh...

Polson, St. Ignatius receive grants

News from the Montana Office of Public Instruction HELENA— The Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education and the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation announced that 15 communities have been selected for iGraduate Montana Challenge Fund grants. Grants of up to $10,000 were awarded to schoo...

Montana high school students invited to participate in Congressional Art Competition

BOZEMAN — Congressman Greg Gianforte today invited high school students in Montana to participate in the 2018 Congressional Art Competition. “This year’s Congressional Art Competition provides Montana’s high school students an opportunity to showcase their artistic talents. The win...

Non-profit organization seeking local host families

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs, in cooperation with your community high school is seeking host families for boys and girls between the ages of 15-18 from a variety of countries: Norway, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Japan, to name a few. ASSE students are enthusiastic and excited to experience Amer...

Native Youth Conference brings future leaders together Native Youth Conference brings future leaders together

PABLO – High School students from Arlee, St. Ignatius, Pablo, Polson, Missoula, Hot Springs, Helena and Hardin converged at Salish Kootenai College for three days last week to develop leadership skills and talk about issues important to them to help foster change. Laurencia Starblanket helped her pe...

Montana Students offered college scholarships

News from GEAR UP HELENA – Montana GEAR UP recently notified 95 seniors, representing 23 Montana high schools, that they had earned the Montana TRIO Achievement Grant. The Montana TRIO Achievement Grant is a one-time award of $1,500. The grant may be used to cover the student’s cost of atten...

Join the Mussel Walk, help save our waters

News from CSKT, Flathead Lakers SALISH POINT —  The Flathead Lake CSKT Mussel Walk will host events about invasive mussels on Thursday, April 12, from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Salish Point. There will be student activities on invasive mussel identification and life history, how to clean, drain,...

Small communities outside Missoula grapple with growth, change Small communities outside Missoula grapple with growth, change

Devin Jackson wants to see his small community of Lolo get a new school. The current one is an aging jumble of buildings built into a steep hillside a few steps away from the busy five-lane highway that cuts through the middle of town. As chairman of the Lolo Community Council, he echoes the sentiments of ma...

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...


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