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Cherry Valley, Linderman construction projects set to break ground late October

POLSON — There is something magical about the start of a new school year. It is time for students to reinvent themselves, set new goals, and embark on a journey of learning. This year, our school community has even more reasons to be excited with the commencement of the new construction projects, the arrival of new teachers and the unwavering support of our remarkable community. One of the most significant sources of excitement is the start of our Cherry Valley and Linderman construction projects. These projects are scheduled to break ground in late October. New classrooms, upgraded facilities, and safe modernized spaces are in the works. These projects represent a significant inve...

Bulldogs celebrate homecoming  Bulldogs celebrate homecoming 

ST. IGNATIUS — The Bulldogs battled it out against the Vikings on a cool Friday night on their home turf. The homecoming game didn’t go in the dogs’ favor, 6-30.  The Bulldogs scored their only touchdown in the second quarter with a 65-yard touchdown. The touchdown pass was thrown b...

Chiefs take on Yellowjackets, crown twin siblings homecoming king, queen Chiefs take on Yellowjackets, crown twin siblings homecoming king, queen

RONAN — The Ronan Chiefs took on Stevensville’s Yellowjackets for a football game on their home field Friday night with  homecoming excitement in the air.  It was a hard-fought game, but in the end, the Chiefs lost 10-26.  The Chiefs got their touchdown when Kolby Finley, the...

Ronan High School awarded $65,000 grant to purchase food trailer Ronan High School awarded $65,000 grant to purchase food trailer

News from AgWest Farm Credit RONAN — Ronan High School students were recently awarded a $65,000 from AgWest. AgWest Farm Credit is a financial service cooperative that provides lending, crop insurance, and advisory services to the Agriculture industry.  Each year their Local Advisory Committe...

MT Food for Montana Schools events connect producers, schools

From MSU News Service BOZEMAN — A pair of events this fall will help incorporate local food into Montana students’ meals by connecting producers with schools. The events, called Montana Food for Montana Schools, will be held Sept. 28 in Great Falls at the University of Providence and on O...

MSU invites high-school students to get a taste of engineering and computer science MSU invites high-school students to get a taste of engineering and computer science

From MSU News Service BOZEMAN — Montana State University is once again offering a unique opportunity for high school students from around the state to get a taste of what it’s like to pursue a degree in engineering or computer science. The annual Shadow Day will be held Thursday, Oct. 19....

Taylor Ross Named to SNHU President’s List

News from Southern New Hampshire University MANCHESTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE — Taylor Ross of Polson has been named to Southern New Hampshire University’s (SNHU) Summer 2023 President’s List. The summer terms run from May to August. Full-time undergraduate students who have earned a minimu...

Safety always in session: back-to-school reminders for motorists

News from Montana Department of Transportation MONTANA — Montana’s schools are back in session, which means many children are walking, bicycling, or riding a school bus to and from their destination. MDT would like to remind motorists to always be attentive and alert while driving, to share ...

Local named ‘MT Teacher of the Year’ finalist

News from the Montana Department of Education HELENA — Superintendent Elsie Arntzen congratulates the four finalists for the 2024 Montana Teacher of the Year award. The selected finalist will represent Montana during the 2024 National Teacher of the Year Program in Washington. Catherine Matthews w...

Lundeen awarded ‘School Resource Officer of the Year’ Lundeen awarded ‘School Resource Officer of the Year’

News from the Jeremy Bullock Safe Schools Summit HELENA — The second annual School Safety Recognition Awards ceremony was held on Aug. 9 during the fourth annual Jeremy Bullock Safe Schools Summit. The School Safety Recognition Awards are part of the Summit’s effort to help promote school sa...

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