GRANGEVILLE — Mrs. Barger’s sixth and seventh grade science classes at Grangeville Elementary Middle School (GEMS) recently held a science fair where they learned about forming a scientific question, making a hypothesis about their question, revising their hypothesis and then providing a con…

      KOOSKIA — Registration for children entering kindergarten at Clearwater Valley Elementary School in Kooskia for the 2021-2022 school year will be Wednesday, April 28. Children must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2021. A 20-minute informal evaluation is part of the registration process.…

      Fourth and fifth-grade students at Grangeville Elementary Middle School competed in an afternoon basketball tournament last Thursday, March 25. Students have been working for several weeks on basketball skills. Pictured here, determining on whether to make the shot, is Chloe Weisz with Addil…

        Grangeville Elementary Middle School students in the bands and choir programs were able to hold their first concert in more than a year. Sixth grade beginning band and seventh and eighth grade middle school band, under the direction of Mrs. Danica Schmidt, and the middle school choir, under …

        GRANGEVILLE — Seven Grangeville High School students had their hard work paid off when they took a large portion of the awards at the State of Idaho Science and Engineering Fair the week of March 24.

          KOOSKIA — Registration for children entering kindergarten at Clearwater Valley Elementary School in Kooskia for the 2021-2022 school year will be Wednesday, April 28. Children must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2021. A 20-minute informal evaluation is part of the registration process.…

            GRANGEVILLE — Parent-teacher conferences are set for Grangeville High School today, Wednesday, March 24, and tomorrow, Thursday, March 25, 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Parents are encouraged at attend.

              SALT LAKE CITY — Megan Frei of Grangeville has earned a bachelor of arts, interdisciplinary studies (K-8), degree from Western Governors University (WGU). The on-line, nonprofit university has graduated more than 218,000 students from across the country since its inception in 1997.

                KOOSKIA — Registration for children entering kindergarten at Clearwater Valley Elementary School in Kooskia for the 2021-2022 school year will be Wednesday, April 28. Children must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2021. A 20-minute informal evaluation is part of the registration process.…

                Cornerstone Christian Learning Center students have spent the past few weeks bowling at Camas Prairie Lanes for their physical education time. Here, bowling aficionado Louie Serrano helps student Jace Adkison with his form as another bowler seems to have her own flare down pat.

                Grangeville High School seniors (L-R) Kaleigh Clark and Ginger Goins hosted two blood drives at GHS as part of their senior projects. Enough people donated that Vitalant Blood Centers and Blood Center Foundation of the Inland Northwest awarded a $2,000 STEM grant for the school’s science dep…

                  GRANGEVILLE— Mountain View School District 244 voted to run a $3.1 million levy at its March 16 meeting. In other news, a vacancy for the school board for zone 5 was declared. This spot was left vacant by trustee Brad Lutz who died unexpectedly earlier this month. More details will be provid…

                  The Grangeville High School boys and girls basketball teams both got recognition from the Idaho High School Activities Association during the state tournaments for their accomplishments in their classrooms, and they presented their academic state championship banners in front of the GHS stud…

                  KOOSKIA — “A lot of people have weighed in on what the right amount is for the levy,” Mountain View School District 244 Superintendent Todd Fiske told the trustees at the Feb. 22 board meeting at Clearwater Valley High School. “The burden is going to be on you to set that, with several unkno…

                    KAMIAH — Kamiah Joint School District No. 304 is seeking a qualified individual to serve the term of school board trustee for Zone II. Anyone residing with the zone boundaries as legally defined as Zone II (Idaho and Lewis counties) that has a genuine interest in the education of our childre…

                      COTTONWOOD — Prairie High School will have its spring blood drive Tuesday, March 16, in the high school gym on the stage. If they have 30 successful donors, they will receive the $2,000 STEM check from Vitalant for the third year in a row. Go to https://vitalant.org/ to sign up for the Prair…

                        Area students were recently named to the University of Idaho’s 2020 Fall Dean’s List. A total of 2,815 students qualified for the list for the fall 2020 semester, which ended Dec. 18, 2020. To qualify for the dean’s list, U of I students must maintain at least a 3.5 GPA on a minimum of 12 gr…

                        After last spring’s school shutdown of in-person schooling due to COVID-19, families needed to decide how to approach their children’s education last fall. Some chose in-person school, some online school through Clearwater Valley High School, while others chose different online school progra…

                        Grangeville High School students in Mr. Hicks’ physical education class had the opportunity to learn some Zumba moves Thursday, Feb. 18, from local Zumba instructors and enthusiasts Charity Ruhnke, Tracy Gilmore and Vickie Berg. Here, Berg shows some of the moves to the class.

                        The GEMS Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) funded a new water fountain/bottle filling station for Grangeville Elementary Middle School. The GEM student council, on behalf of the entire school, gives a huge “thank you” to the PTO for purchasing the new fountain. Pictured are (L-R) Troy Long, …

                          Area students were recently named to the University of Idaho’s 2020 Fall Dean’s List. A total of 2,815 students qualified for the list for the fall 2020 semester, which ended Dec. 18, 2020. To qualify for the dean’s list, U of I students must maintain at least a 3.5 GPA on a minimum of 12 gr…

                          GRANGEVILLE — “As essential workers, our team is now slated for vaccines,” said Mountain View School District (MVSD) 244 Superintendent Todd Fiske. Fiske gave a COVID-19 update and administrative report at the Jan. 18 board meeting.

                            COTTONWOOD — Prairie High School will have its spring blood drive Tuesday, March 16, in the high school gym on the stage. If they have 30 successful donors, they will receive the $2,000 STEM check from Vitalant for the third year in a row. Go to https://vitalant.org/ to sign up for the Prair…

                            In late January, the Grangeville Elementary Middle School eighth grade band was able to join Grangeville High School band members to play together, discuss future band activities, and experience a little high school. Go Big Blue! Instructor is Danica Schmidt.

                            With COVID-19 coronavirus vaccination progressing and the disease apparently in retreat — and with the state House of Representatives poised to vote down his emergency measures — Gov. Brad Little last week proclaimed it time to further relax some of the restrictions that have brought covid’s…

                            Just because the public has not been able to attend schools concerts during the past year does not mean students have not been working hard to hone their skills. Students in Carla Astle’s Grangeville Elementary Middle School (GEMS) choir worked to get ready for their second quarter concert r…

                              LEWISTON, Idaho — A total of 910 students at Lewis-Clark State College earned honor roll distinction for the fall 2020 semester. The total is similar to a year ago prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, when 926 students earned fall honors.

                              Though dressed in the stern and combative style lawyers put on for judges, in practice, a statewide change of plan signed off last week clears the way for games to continue and for more people to watch their sons and daughters play ball, despite the pandemic which continues to ravage Idaho, …

                              GRANGEVILLE — “I want to thank you for your service — I know it is a thankless job and you do not get paid anything, it’s all volunteer,” Grangeville resident Heather Newson told the Mountain View School District 244 board at the Dec. 21 meeting.

                              The Kamiah Kiwanis Club in December donated 40 sleeping bags to Kamiah Joint School District 304. Bags were distributed to elementary, junior high and high school students through a raffle. Pictured are some students who received sleeping bags.

                                BOISE —The Idaho State Department of Education recently awarded $124,312 in federal grant funding through its Child Nutrition Programs to help 10 Idaho schools purchase new equipment for their National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs.

                                  BOISE — Due to COVID-19 complications, the Idaho State Board of Education last week unanimously approved a waiver of the board’s rule requiring students take a college entrance exam in order to graduate from a public high school in Idaho. The waiver applies to students graduating at the end …

                                  GRANGEVILLE — With questions still in the air for 2020-21, and after only 20 minutes of discussion, mostly aimed at contract language, the Dec. 9 Mountain View School District 244-Central Idaho Education Association (MVSD and CIEA) meeting ended abruptly.

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