Ryan Glimp graduated from Prairie High School in 2017 with 32 college credits, enough to enter Lewis-Clark State College as a sophomore. Now, he’s on track to graduate from LCSC with a degree in kinesiology a year ahead of schedule.
Two months after the school year began, the State Board of Education has approved a new rule outlining how school leaders are supposed to report full-time student enrollment numbers to the state.
Originally posted on IdahoEdNews.org on October 17, 2019Fewer kindergarten students showed up to school this fall prepared to read, according to preliminary Idaho Reading Indicator data released Thursday.
City elected positions will be contested in Grangeville, Kooskia, Riggins and White Bird in the Nov. 5 elections, as will trustee positions for Mt. View School District 244.
Grangeville Elementary Middle School kicked off its annual Reading Buddies program on Thursday, Oct. 3. The reading incentive program is geared toward kindergarten to first-grade GEMS students, providing various levels of fun activities with a stuffed animal for the numbers of books read. Id…
Student Camden Barger accepts a check on behalf of Grangeville High School from KREM 2’s Tom Sherry at the Friday, Oct. 11, football game verses St.Maries. St. Maries was the location for Tom’s Tailgate party.
In a potential preview of the 2020 legislative session, State Board of Education members applied heavy scrutiny to schools chief Sherri Ybarra’s K-12 budget proposal Wednesday.
Elizabeth Smart didn’t talk about what happened to her for a long time after her kidnapping.
BOISE — Hundreds turned out at Boise State University on Tuesday night for a forum on diversity and inclusion programs and the university’s future, and though strong views were expressed on both sides, many came away reassured.
KOOSKIA – Clearwater Valley High School music students will host a music concert tonight, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 7:30 p.m. This is under the direction of Mrs. Elizabeth Nuxoll.
After meeting with Chobani, Rep. Mike Simpson plans to sign onto a bill that would keep schools from stigmatizing students who cannot pay for lunch.
In the summer of 2021, Salmon River High School students have the opportunity to tour Europe, including the Netherlands, Belgium, France and England.
RIGGINS -- An event to remember… and to do again! This is what the Family Engagement Team at Salmon River Joint School District had in mind when we hosted our first Paint and Sip Night at Salmon River Jr/Sr. High School, Fall of 2018. The Paint and Sip Night was born out of a desire to provi…
GRANGEVILLE -- The Grangeville Elementary Middle School Veterans Day assembly is set for Friday, Nov. 8, at 1 p.m., in the new gymnasium. All veterans are welcome. The school is collecting pictures for its slide show presentation. Send pictures of you or your family members to vetpictures@sd…
GRANGEVILLE – Grangeville High School will host its fall music concert Monday, Oct. 21, 7 p.m., in the cafeteria. The band, concert choir, and Varsity Blue will be performing that night. In addition, the band's bulldog coupon cards will be for sale.
MOSCOW – Two area students are among those listed as 2019 summer session graduates from the University of Idaho: Alisha M. Hughes of Grangeville, and Parker W. Hill of Nezperce.
GRANGEVILLE -- Grangeville High School will be hosting a financial aid night on Wednesday, Oct. 23, in the GHS library. Start time will be 6 p.m. Michelle McClure from LCSC will be giving a generic presentation on the different types of financial aid and how to fill out the forms. There will…
"The Goonies" will be playing at The Blue Fox Theater in Grangeville at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13. The matinee is a fundraiser for Prairie High School's HOSA.
On Tuesday night, Gov. Brad Little moderated a “fireside chat” with college and university presidents during Boise Startup Week. The very nature of the program flipped the normal script. The chance to watch Little ask the questions — as opposed to answer them — surely attracted some of the d…
Shawn Keough wasn’t the only late — and under-the-radar — applicant for two State Board of Education vacancies.
GRANGEVILLE -- The Grangeville Elementary Middle School Veterans Day assembly is set for Friday, Nov. 8, at 1 p.m. in the "Big Gym." All veterans are welcome. The school is collecting pictures for their slide show presentation. Send pictures of veterans to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than…
GRANGEVILLE – Grangeville High School senior Luke Frei is collecting coats and blankets for his senior project.
COTTONWOOD – Prairie High School junior Halle Klapprich is getting an early start on her senior project.
GRANGEVILLE – “We are going forward on good faith, so I’m not really sure why this is necessary,” Mountain View School District 244 board chair Lot Smith said at the Sept. 24 negotiations meeting. He referred to a “Negotiation Agreement” brought forth by the Central Idaho Education Associati…
Several of Idaho’s largest school districts are calling for changes to the way districts drum up local funds. They say the state should do more to help, and they’re offering proposals ahead of the 2020 legislative session.
For the second consecutive year, Idaho missed all of its yearly benchmarks in math and English for vulnerable student populations.
A second conservative legislator is pushing colleagues to defund Boise State University.
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Idaho’s community college and university presidents have formed a council to advance the state’s goal to get more teens to continue their education after high school.
The first year of the master educator premium program is in the books — and state superintendent Sherri Ybarra isn’t talking.
ELK CITY – About 40 people gathered at Elk City School for the Monday, Sept. 16, Mountain View School District 244 board meeting.
MOSCOW — After nearly five months of work and 25 meetings, Gov. Brad Little’s K-12 education task force began narrowing its focus Tuesday.
For more than 1,400 Idaho teachers, the waiting game is winding down.
Shawn Keough put in for a spot on the State Board of Education in August, more than a month after Gov. Brad Little had said he was cutting off applications for two board vacancies.
Kayla Green wandered through rows of elementary students sitting on the floor of the Wilder Elementary School gym last Thursday, mic in hand, trying to explain to the youngsters when they should report that they – or their friends – need help.
A subcommittee of Gov. Brad Little’s K-12 task force is calling for the state to adopt a few common, standardized school safety responses.
GRANGEVILLE -- Burger night at the Elks is set for this Friday, Sept. 27.
GRANGEVILLE – “It’s time for a statewide citizen movement around education,” Rebecca Schroeder told a room of 15 at the Soltman Center Thursday night, Sept. 19.
Idaho’s class of 2019 was slightly less prepared for college and the workforce than graduates from the previous year, according to an analysis of SAT results.
Idaho’s Professional Standards Commission disciplined 25 of the state’s 22,000 certified educators last year for ethics issues such as breach of contract and sexual misconduct with students.
A second K-12 education task force subcommittee wrapped up its work Monday after putting its weight behind a recommendation for greater access to all-day kindergarten.
Where do local schools fall in academics, achievement and other areas compared to other Idaho public schools? Idaho Education News recently released its EdTrends (trends in Idaho public education) edition 2, which provides a look at public schools across the state of Idaho.
The latest batch of student engagement data has been held up as validation by one administrator, criticized by another and ignored by others.
A prompt from another newspaper on Facebook last week got me thinking about fall, back to school and the teachers who influenced my life.
GRANGEVILE – “We have decided, after talking and waiting some time, to hold at the 70 percent for employee insurance benefits,” Mountain View School District (MVSD) 244 board chair Lot Smith said at the Sept. 5 negotiations meeting with Central Idaho Education Association (CIEA).
As a principal, Geoff Stands wouldn’t have known if a campus visitor was a registered sex offender unless they told him so.
West Ada high schoolers, Middleton middle schoolers and Kuna elementary kids will all learn the same words this fall:
The group that was the driving force for Medicaid expansion now has its sights on education spending.
Teacher pay raises are a centerpiece of Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra’s 2020-21 budget request.
WINONA – Multiple law enforcement agencies were on search efforts late Tuesday afternoon for a suspect – believed armed -- involved in a high-speed chase from New Meadows to Grangeville.
BOISE, Idaho - College tuition prices are up and state funding is down in Idaho, creating an affordability roadblock for many students, according to a new report.
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