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Articles with the Tag: Polson schools

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...

PHS forensics team competes at Hamilton meet

POLSON — Polson High School Speech Debate and Drama team attended the Hamilton Invitational Speech and Drama Meet on Nov. 17.  With a small team, the PHS student placers were:  Varsity policy debate, Sharidan Russell and Frank Pope, 7th Place Serious oral interpretation, Riley Berlin...

Board seeking funding for high school roof repairs

Most of the Polson community is aware that the Polson High School roof was leaking at the end of the 2012 school year. The board took action to repair one-third of the roof by taking out a loan for $164,000 and establishing a cooperative between Polson Elementary School District and Polson High School Distri...

Students study soil, ecosystems Students study soil, ecosystems

A crew of fourth-grade “citizen scientists” from Linderman Elementary School visited Tim Lake’s farmland south of Polson on Oct. 16. Their goal, according to the data collection book, was to gain insight into the relationship between agriculture and the effects of noxious weeds on plants, a...

Polson School identifies 7 goals

This year, I have identified seven areas of focus for 2012-13, based upon the input and feedback from students, employees and community members.  Our first goal is to increase student achievement by 10 percent this year. This will involve individualizing and monitoring the learning of each stude...

New teachers join Polson community

POLSON — School clothes, new crayons, pencils and backpacks, lunch money and new classes all add up to a new school year for students. But one question on every student’s mind is “What is my new teacher like?” This year Polson School District No. 23 has lots of new faces welcomi...

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