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Polson schools builds new programs

News from Polson Schools POLSON — Polson High School is focusing efforts to build a Computer Science Program to provide exposure and skill development opportunities for students. The new program is in partnership with Project Lead The Way (PLTW). PLTW is a National STEM Curriculum Provider. This year approximately 40 students have been participating in the foundation level course titled “Computer Science Essentials (CSE)”. One of those students is freshman Violet Humble. Violet shared that one of her favorite things about the CSE course is “the freedom of the tasks and how we are able to use our own creativity to create many different apps and solutions to probl...

Scholarships available for PHS seniors, graduates

News from the Polson Scholarship and Education Foundation POLSON — Scholarships applications are currently available for Polson High School graduates. Any student who is currently enrolled as a senior at Polson High School or as a previous PHS graduate are eligible for these scholarships; provi...

What teacher licensing looked like in 2022 What teacher licensing looked like in 2022

MONTANA — A Montana Office of Public Instruction report released Friday shows notable decreases in 2022 in the number of newly licensed teachers and those obtaining emergency employment authorizations following significant spikes in 2021. According to OPI’s report, the agency approved 1,207 ne...

MFU scholarships available

News from Montana Farmers Union GREAT FALLS — Applications are now open for several Montana Farmers Union scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,000 each. The annual scholarships are offered through MFU as part of the organization’s commitment to education and include the Bud Daniels Memori...

Governor addresses Montana Youth Challenge graduates Governor addresses Montana Youth Challenge graduates

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA  – Governor Greg Gianforte traveled to Dillon this weekend to address graduates of the Montana Youth Challenge Academy, a residential academic intervention program run by the Montana National Guard for students at risk of not graduating high s...

Superintendent Arntzen prioritizes school safety

News from the MT Office of Public Instruction HELENA – Superintendent Elsie Arntzen continues to prioritize school safety as a pathway to student success. Incidents of violence and threats cause great distress within Montana schools and the communities. “Family and community support is th...

Linderman teaches systems of support

News from the Polson School District POLSON — At Linderman Elementary, motivating students using positive systems of supports to reach their greatest potential is a top priority. One program that is happening is the Linderman school store.  Students earn pirate tickets for being responsible, ...

St. Ignatius seniors for Dec. 21, 2022

ST. IGNATIUS — Merry Christmas to all the readers. May you have family and friends near and enjoy your time together. If you are traveling, take your time and be safe. Menu: —  Wednesday, Dec. 21: dinner at 5:30 p.m. - ham, scalloped potatoes, candied carrots, Watergate salad, rolls, c...

Community, culture, connection celebrated during Native American Heritage Day Community, culture, connection celebrated during Native American Heritage Day

POLSON — Teachers and community members came together at Polson Middle School recently to celebrate Native American heritage. The school’s seventh annual Native American Heritage Day was held the day before Thanksgiving break. Teacher and organizer Amy Williams explained that days before vacat...

RHS students make All-Northwest music program RHS students make All-Northwest music program

News from NAfME MONTANA — Outstanding music students from Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming have received top honors by being selected to participate in one of our 2023 NAfME All-Northwest performing groups. The students listed below will join over one thousand other outstandi...

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