School news


Kennedy chosen for honor choir

Marissa Kennedy, a sophomore second soprano at Grangeville High School, is among students from Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming who have been selected to participate in the 2015 NAfMe All-Northwest performing group.

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Don’t Be a Litterbug

Teachers have been known to “Go the extra mile,” but in this case they have gone two miles.

Summit announces kindness winners

Igniting the school year, Summit Academy’s Formation director Mrs. Lustig encouraged the virtue of kindness.

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Do You Know The People in Your Neighborhood?

Kinder Ready at Grangeville Elementary Middle School had a visit from local volunteer firemen last week as part of Fire Safety Week.

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Halloween Fun

Grangeville High School FFA and student council put on the annual carnival and haunted house at GHS Friday, Oct. 24. Kids from the area had fun being scared and participating in a variety of carnival events such as bowling and face painting.

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Homecoming Band

The Grangeville Elementary Middle School 7/8 Band performed in the University of Idaho Homecoming parade Saturday, Oct. 18, in Moscow.

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PES only Idaho school to be honored

Blue ribbon winners

The words on the wall inside Prairie Elementary School says, “Every child learning -every day.” Teachers and staff take this seriously, as was evident based on a recent award.

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Jogging For Dollars

The Grangeville Elementary Middle School annual PTA jogathon was held Sept. 30. Kids from grades k-5 solicited pledges and ran laps to earn the money. Funds go toward PTA projects which benefit students and GEMS.

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GEMS Campout

The GEMS and SPPS 6th graders attended the 29th annual Outdoor Classroom last week.

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Students spend time, learn in outdoors

For more than a decade, the fourth- and fifth-grade students of Clearwater Valley Elementary School have been able to experience the outdoors and study science at the McCall Outdoor Science Camp.

Kids focus on Common Core hands-on Study 1949 Mann Gulch Fire

Eighth graders in Mrs. Amanda Bush’s language and reading class at Grangeville Elementary Middle School have been studying the Mann Gulch forest fire incident that happened in 1949.

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Summit’s Mystery Night set for Oct. 4: Hot Rod sweepstakes winner to be named

Things are heating up for Summit Academy’s 17th Annual Mystery Night “Hot Rod Fever.” In addition to the fund-raiser winners, the 1933 Ford Coupe Replica Hot Rod Sweepstakes winner will be chosen.

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Kids Count Data: Idaho near bottom in preschool; improves in family health according to 2014 report

How is Idaho faring in some key areas when it comes to the health and development of its children? Better than last year in some ways, a new report suggests.

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Bass earns state’s ISTAR award

Grangeville High School has another star. An interscholastic star, that is. Senior honor student Kaleala Bass is the recipient of the Idaho High School Association (IHSAA) and United Dairymen of Idaho Interscholastic Star Award. Soon her banner will hang at the school along with those earned by Landon Loeber in 2003 and Megan DeFord in 2010.

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First Day Hugs, Laughter

Grangeville Elementary Middle School started last Wednesday, Aug. 27. Children said goodbye to parents (above) like Derrek Pottala and his mom, Leslie, while others (left) played and chased and readied themselves with full backpacks.