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MT Food for Montana Schools events connect producers, schools

From MSU News Service BOZEMAN — A pair of events this fall will help incorporate local food into Montana students’ meals by connecting producers with schools. The events, called Montana Food for Montana Schools, will be held Sept. 28 in Great Falls at the University of Providence and on Oct. 25 in Missoula at the Hilton Garden Inn, both from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.   Montana State University’s Montana Team Nutrition program, the Montana Office of Public Instruction, Abundant Montana and other partners will host the two regional events. Montana producers, food businesses and school representatives are invited to attend.  “Serving local foods in schoo...

MSU invites high-school students to get a taste of engineering and computer science MSU invites high-school students to get a taste of engineering and computer science

From MSU News Service BOZEMAN — Montana State University is once again offering a unique opportunity for high school students from around the state to get a taste of what it’s like to pursue a degree in engineering or computer science. The annual Shadow Day will be held Thursday, Oct. 19....

Taylor Ross Named to SNHU President’s List

News from Southern New Hampshire University MANCHESTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE — Taylor Ross of Polson has been named to Southern New Hampshire University’s (SNHU) Summer 2023 President’s List. The summer terms run from May to August. Full-time undergraduate students who have earned a minimu...

Safety always in session: back-to-school reminders for motorists

News from Montana Department of Transportation MONTANA — Montana’s schools are back in session, which means many children are walking, bicycling, or riding a school bus to and from their destination. MDT would like to remind motorists to always be attentive and alert while driving, to share ...

Local named ‘MT Teacher of the Year’ finalist

News from the Montana Department of Education HELENA — Superintendent Elsie Arntzen congratulates the four finalists for the 2024 Montana Teacher of the Year award. The selected finalist will represent Montana during the 2024 National Teacher of the Year Program in Washington. Catherine Matthews w...

Lundeen awarded ‘School Resource Officer of the Year’ Lundeen awarded ‘School Resource Officer of the Year’

News from the Jeremy Bullock Safe Schools Summit HELENA — The second annual School Safety Recognition Awards ceremony was held on Aug. 9 during the fourth annual Jeremy Bullock Safe Schools Summit. The School Safety Recognition Awards are part of the Summit’s effort to help promote school sa...

OPI brings PowerSchool’s modern data systems to Montana

News from Linda Reksten, Rep., HD 12 Vice-Chair, Education HELENA — Montana’s Office of Public Instruction (OPI) partnered with the nation’s most experienced education technology provider, PowerSchool, via an $8.4 million contract to bring modern data solutions to school districts acro...

Mission Valley Masonic Lodge #78 establishes legacy scholarship

News from Mission Valley Masonic Lodge #78 MISSION VALLEY — The Brethren of Mission Valley Lodge #78 have announced that beginning next year and continuing indefinitely, five graduating seniors, one from each of Lake County’s five public high schools, will each be awarded a $10,000 Mission V...

Two Eagle River School to resume

News from Two Eagle River School PABLO — Two Eagle River School will be starting the 2023-24 school year on the morning of Aug. 24 at 8 a.m. Enrollment applications are now available at the school. Returning students only need their signed applications; new students need signed applications and al...

State education forum addresses obscenity, religious expression in schools

HELENA — The lead attorney for Montana’s public education agency Wednesday characterized the changes stemming from new obscenity and religious expression laws as relatively minor, despite strong opposition to the measures from educators and librarians as they were debated by the state Legislature...


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