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Articles with the Tag: Polson schools

Voters pass bond for school roof

POLSON — While Polson High School may not be able to throw out the buckets catching water from the roof, that time is coming soon. Voters approved the Polson School District 23 bond election by 2,002 to 1,059 votes Tuesday, Feb. 26. The mail-in ballot drew votes from 39.3 percent of registered vo...

Polson wins 3rd straight academic bowl Polson wins 3rd straight academic bowl

CHARLO — The Polson academic bowl team took home first-place honors Feb 19, marking their third victory in as many years. The atmosphere in Charlo’s school gymnasium was one of quiet determination during the Feb. 19 competition, as Lake County Academic Bowl teams from Ronan, Charlo, St. Ignati...

School looks at renovation plans

POLSON — Trustees were eager to hear McKinstry’s Dan McGee’s results of a performance grade audit at Polson High School at the Feb. 11 school board meeting. With four components — roof construction, HVAC construction, building envelope and general conditions — the amount totaled...

Nurses share flu tips with school board

POLSON — At the Jan. 21 school board meetings, school nurses Millie Nesladek and Amy Knutson spoke to the trustees about their monthly report of sick students. They also discussed whooping cough and the flu and what the nurses are doing to prevent the diseases. In an effort to get kids to wash their ha...

School district to run bond election School district to run bond election

POLSON — A leaking roof at Polson High School in June of 2012 and repair/replacement costs prompted School District 23’s board of trustees to propose a high school debt service bond election. The 10-year bond is for $2,491,000, and each successive year, the taxpayer pays less. “Our goal ...

Polson schools address safety

POLSON — Following the horrific Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, parents and students around the nation have been justifiably nervous about school. But the Polson community should be pleased to learn that school administrators, the Polson Police Department and the Lake County Sheriff’s Off...

Lanterns, luminarias light peaceful night Lanterns, luminarias light peaceful night

POLSON — Cherry Valley students and staff celebrated a night of peace in the season of giving on Dec. 13.  Principal Elaine Meeks said it was a new idea for a holiday program, and the students loved it. As well as making ornaments for the tree, students and their families fashioned luminarias w...

Polson forensic students compete at Corvallis Polson forensic students compete at Corvallis

POLSON — Polson High School speech, debate and drama competitors traveled to Corvallis for a two-day meet on Dec. 14 and 15.  Head speech coach Jon Petersen said the meet was large, with several AA schools and B schools attending as well as the Class A schools.  Four PHS students placed...

Polson schools foster ‘professional learning community’

As a district, we have set a goal of growing student achievement 10 percent beyond where we were last year. This goal is only reachable if we work together as an entire district team.  Thus, I am taking administrators to professional learning communities training, conducted by renowned practitioners ...

School board plans to run $2 million-plus bond

POLSON — The Polson school board unanimously approved a high school district bond resolution to repair the Polson High School roof, building envelope, which includes siding, insulation and other items, and mechanical systems. The amount of the general obligation school building bonds will be up to $2,4...

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