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    COTTONWOOD – Planning for the worst-case scenario -- a subject attacking a school, intending to hurt children – will be the focus of a three-day course for regional emergency service responders set in Cottonwood this Friday through Sunday, Nov. 15-17.

    Grangeville Elementary Middle School held its Veterans Day assembly Friday, Nov. 8, under the direction of music teacher Carla Astle. Participating were the student body who sand and played in the band (with instructor Danica Schmidt), the local Boy Scouts and guest speaker Jinny Cash.

    Grangeville High School’s FFA chapter organized the Veterans Day assembly Monday, Nov. 11. Idaho County Veterans Service Officer Lucky Gallego spoke to the student body, students shared their thoughts, the band and Varsity Blue Choir performed under the direction of Danica Schmidt and vetera…

    Grangeville Elementary Middle School PTO held its annual jogathon fund-raiser this fall. Bringing in the most money for their school were (L-R) Clayton Keeler, Kobe Nadiger, Zoey Alm and Daxton Alm. All children received a pedal car with the exception of Nadiger who received a laser tag game.

    Gov. Brad Little said he will protect public schools from the new spending and budget reductions he is asking of other state agencies.

      Idaho’s K-12 public schools continue to add thousands of students every year, preliminary State Department of Education numbers show.

        GRANGEVILLE -- The third week of November is Idaho Family Reading Week, when families are encouraged to read together. This year’s theme, “Adventure Awaits” will be celebrated at public and school libraries across the Gem State, Nov. 12-17.

        GRANGEVILLE – “Our job is to confirm that what you’re seeing on a monthly basis is accurate – and that’s the case for 2019,” Tom Luper told the Mountain View School District board Oct. 22.

        GRANGEVILLE – “We will use this knowledge, in part, to help us address problems within our community,” explained seventh grader MaKenna Denuit.

          KAMIAH -- Idaho Gov. Brad Little proclaimed October as “Next Steps” month in Idaho, encouraging Idaho juniors and seniors to start thinking seriously about plans for life after high school.

          Voters will be deciding contested city council and school board seats, a cemetery district race, and two municipal revenue bonds at the polls next Tuesday, Nov. 5.

          GRANGEVILLE – “I’m here tonight because I have an issue with MVSD’s graduation requirements,” Grangeville High School business and technology instructor, Bruce Wassmuth, told the Mountain View School District 244 board at the Oct. 22 meeting.

          GRANGEVILLE – Mountain View School District 244 held a brief, special board meeting Thursday, Oct. 17. Negotiations were supposed to continue that night; however, due to a death in the family of trustees Lot and Casey Smith, this did not occur.

          GRANGEVILLE – A recent science lab at Grangeville Elementary Middle School (GEMS) caused quite a stir for a couple of students in Mr. Johnson’s eighth-grade science class.

          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.

            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.

            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.

              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.

                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…

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