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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…

    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…

      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.

      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.

        NAMPA – Hailey Russell was on the dean’s list for the fall 2020 semester at College of Western Idaho. She is a 2018 graduate of Grangeville High School and is the daughter of Valor and Lorie (Palmer) Russell of Grangeville. Russell is a full-time student and also works full-time as a prescho…

          MOSCOW – Theta Chi, Epsilon Kappa Chapter, University of Idaho, was the highest GPA fraternity at the U of I for fall 2020. The fraternity had a combined GPA of 3.43. This is Theta Chi’s fourth consecutive semester as number one, and seventh semester since 2017.

            University of Idaho Extension will present: North Idaho Annie’s Project. Annie’s Project — Empowering Women in Agriculture — will offer an all-women course which fosters problem solving, record keeping, and decision-making skills around five areas of agricultural risk: production, legal, mar…

              STILLWATER, Okla. — A total of 8,004 students were named to the 2020 fall semester honor rolls at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater.

                Innovia Foundation is currently accepting applications through its Community Grants Program and Arts and Culture Recovery Grants programs to organizations impacted by COVID-19 and summer wildfires. These two grant programs are open through Jan. 22. Grant recipients will be announced by March 17.

                  University of Idaho Extension will present: North Idaho Annie’s Project. Annie’s Project — Empowering Women in Agriculture — will offer an all-women course which fosters problem solving, recordkeeping, and decision-making skills around five areas of agricultural risk: production, legal, mark…

                  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.

                    University of Idaho Extension presents: North Idaho Annie’s Project. Annie’s Project — Empowering Women in Agriculture — will offer an all-women course which fosters problem solving, record keeping, and decision-making skills around five areas of agricultural risk: production, legal, market,…

                      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.

                      KOOSKIA — At the Nov. 16 Mountain View School District 244 meeting, the board of trustees voted 3-2 to award approximately $250,000 to its 169 employees.

                      Grangeville High School recently announced the following students were inducted into the local chapter of National Honor Society on Nov. 10: Aliyah Pineda, Aliyah Poxleitner, Ava Forsyth, Bailey Vanderwall, Caleb Frei, Camden Barger, Hayli Goicoa, Jared Lindsley, Macy Smith, Talia Brown, Emm…

                      KAMIAH — At the regular board meeting of Kamiah Joint School District 304 on Monday, Nov. 16, the board revisited the district-wide mask mandate put in place on Nov. 12. The board had required masks for all students and staff through Nov. 24 after an employee who works with students at all t…

                      GRANGEVILLE — Disagreement about an insurance fund was the main topic of discussion at the Oct. 28 Mountain View School District (MVSD) 244-Central Idaho Education Association (CIEA) negotiations meeting for 2020-21 contracts.

                      GRANGEVILLE — “Let me start by saying, it’s a very positive report,” Tom Luper, CPA. Presnell Gage, LLC, reported at the Mountain View School District 244 Oct. 19 board meeting.

                      GRANGEVILLE — Disagreements about language, what to do with unexpected funds and what belongs in teachers’ master agreements remained Oct. 14 hen negotiations for 2020-21 continued between Mountain View School District (MVSD) 244 and Central Idaho Education Association (CIEA).

                      Grangeville Elementary Middle School fourth through eighth graders participated in the GEMS PTO Color Run Friday, Oct. 9. Conditions were perfect for the outdoor event as temperatures stayed in the mid-70s and the sun shone. In conjunction with the K-3 jogathon, GEMS PTO and the community ra…

                        GRANGEVILLE -- Grangeville High School will be hosting a financial aid night on Wednesday, Oct. 22, in the GHS library, 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 regardless of where the studen…

                        Riggins Fire Chief Jeff Joyce did his yearly presentation last Thursday, Oct. 8, at Riggins Elementary School for grades pre-k through 5th grade during fire prevention week. He brought two fire trucks and firefighting tools and gear. Students learned to “get low and go” under the smoke, as w…

                        ELK CITY – “I want to say this is a great team to work with, one that wants the very best outcome for this school,” Dennis Kachelmier said at the Sept. 21 board meeting held at Elk City School (ECS).

                        ELK CITY – The Mountain View School District 244 year started with both excitement and trepidation, superintendent Todd Fiske told the board of trustees at the Sept. 21 meeting held at Elk City School.

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