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Welcome to the Idaho County Free Press’s first Youth in Focus special section. Here you will…

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.

    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.

    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.

        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.

              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…

                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 vetpictures@sd244.org no later than…

                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…

                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.

                    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.

                      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.

                      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).

                      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.

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