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‘Where are we?’ on school safety; administrators talk to status, needs for MVSD

While funding and levies are at the forefront of local educators’ minds, thoughts also often cross over to school safety. This was no different at the Feb. 26 Mountain View School District 244 regular board meeting in Kooskia. “In light of the recent Florida shooting, what’s your status – where are we and what do you need?” board vice-chair Lot Smith of Grangeville asked administrators.

March 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Trustees attend ‘Day on the Hill’ to discuss education issues

School board members from across the state recently participated in the Idaho School Boards Association’s Day on the Hill in Boise. ISBA’s Day on the Hill provides an opportunity for attendees to meet with their local legislators to discuss legislative issues impacting public education. It also provides attendees time with colleagues from around the state to visit and share information and network.

March 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Kamiah gains levy support; MVSD squeaks by

After years of failed levy attempts, Kamiah Joint School District 304 patrons said “yes.” Voters in Kamiah decided on a $500,000 request Tuesday, March 13, with 57 percent of voters giving the nod to schools. In addition, Mountain View School District 244 also approved its levy, the largest ever. The $3,090,048 request passed with 53 percent saying yes. The levies are passed on simple majority.

March 13, 2018 10:54 p.m. read more..
 

CVHS Students Head To BPA State

Clearwater Valley High School students recently attended the BPA (Business Professioanls of America) district conference in Lewiston. The following students qualified for the state conference in Boise this week (March 8-10):

March 7, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Lowell / Syringa News: Snowplows stay busy

Eighteen inches of new snow on the ground, steelhead fishermen looking for a campground decided to step up and rent a cabin and state highway snowplows working all night on Sunday. That’s life upriver this last week.

March 7, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Emily Skiles’ Senior Project: CVHS student turns passion for art into action

“Drawing and painting is an everyday hobby of mine,” said Clearwater Valley High School senior Emily Skiles. Skiles, who lives in Kamiah, was host to an art show called Colors From Within Art Show on Feb. 27 at CVHS. This event is part of her senior project. Skiles was born in Lewiston and raised in Kamiah until the age of 3 when her family moved to Virginia for her father’s work until she was 7. She then moved back to Kamiah and attended school there until she started at CVHS her freshman year. She is the daughter of Kenneth Skiles and Gena Skiles.

March 7, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
 

CV organization gains momentum to support schools

“That first year we drew about 65 people and raised $3,500,” Drake said. “By the second year, we had 135 people attend and made about $9,500.” Drake said, “the momentum is strong, and we definitely feel like we are headed in the right direction.” VEST Fest 3 is set for Saturday, March 10, at the Kooskia Community Hall.

February 28, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
 

Clearwater Valley News: March in support of schools draws about 30 advocates

The 1st amendment is alive and well in Kamiah with the rights of free speech and peaceful assembly on display. Friday afternoon a diverse group of Kamiah area residents marched in support of education in Idaho in advance of the upcoming area school levies. The larger-than-expected group of about 30 ranged from young children to retirees who value education included a large showing from the Nez Perce tribal community.

February 28, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
 

Clearwater Valley News: Kamiah looking to raise another $60k for track resurfacing

This past week I stayed up way too late watching the PyeongChang Winter Olympics. Our American athletes, brown, black, white, gay, straight, rich, poor, immigrants or native born have skated, skied, jumped, flown, flipped and spun their hearts out on the world stage. Great to see the grace and style of our athletes and their respect for their teammates and competitors. It’s about so much more than sports and watching them makes me proud to be an American.

February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


CVHS alum basketball set for March 24

The Clearwater Valley High School Alumni Basketball games are set for Saturday, March 24, at CVHS in Kooskia. All former students interested are invited to attend and play.

February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Drug, alcohol trends program Friday in Kooskia

The Cottonwood Police Department’s Drug and Alcohol Trends Education (DATE) Program will be presenting at Kooskia City Hall this Friday, Feb. 23, hosted by Kooskia EMS. The public is invited to attend this free event starting at 6:30 p.m.

February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

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