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Art docent program fosters creativity, connection

By Betsy Wade, Polson Schools POLSON - As the school year begins to wrap up, we are reflecting on another successful year of the Art Docent Program at Linderman Elementary School. Coordinated by Edna Lemm, an artist and educator with a longstanding commitment to Polson Schools, the Art Docent Program provides students with engaging art experiences and art history lessons. The Art Docent Program, started at Cherry Valley Elementary School in 2002, and implemented at Linderman Elementary School since 2017, is a volunteer-based initiative. Docents, who serve as volunteer art teachers and classroom guides, undergo training to present art history information and art lessons, supplementin...


Art under construction

News from Cherry Valley Elementary School POLSON — Cherry Valley is a vibrant school filled with individuals who love to learn! Every year, Cherry Valley hosts a special celebration to showcase student work, specifically art, that has been compiled throughout the school year. This year’s &ld...


Locals graduate as MSU Hilleman Scholars

From MSU News Service BOZEMAN — Nineteen Montana State University students will graduate this spring after taking part in the Hileman Scholars Program, which was created at MSU in 2016 to provide academic opportunities to Montana students who might not otherwise have considered a college education...


Local civically engaged SKC student recognized

News from SKC HELENA  —  A local 2024 Montana Student Volunteer Award winner is Salish Kootenai College student, Andrea Hall. The Montana Student Volunteer Award is presented through a partnership between the Governor’s Office of Community Service and Montana Campus Compact camp...


SKC Upward Bound accepts applications

News from Upward Bound PABLO — Salish Kootenai College (SKC) Upward Bound (UB) is a federally-funded college preparatory TRIO program designed to prepare low-income and first-generation students for success in postsecondary education. The program serves students in seven high schools across the Fl...


RHS National Honor Society, Helping Hands support those in need with ‘Blessing Bags’ RHS National Honor Society, Helping Hands support those in need with ‘Blessing Bags’

News from Helping Hands of the Mission Valley In a fresh display of community spirit, the Ronan National Honor Society (NHS) students along with their advisor Claire Hibbs-Cheff have taken the initiative to support vulnerable members of the Mission Valley community through a collaboration with their com...


Charlo’s Supt. Love awarded Charlo’s Supt. Love awarded

 News from Jason Sargent, St. Ignatius superintendent, WMASS President   CHARLO — Steve Love has been honored as the WMASS Superintendent of the Year. Mr. Love has continued academic excellence for years at the Charlo School District. He has made significant improvements to facilities up...


Art Slam event boast multi-talented students Art Slam event boast multi-talented students

PABLO — On Wednesday, May 1, Two Eagle River School put on its annual art slam. This art slam is a mix of talent show, poetry slam, combining a plethora of art forms like poetry, music, art, photography, beadwork, sewing, quilting, and video production. Although, they normally have a good number of stu...


Ronan students create large murals on display at capitol Ronan students create large  murals on display at capitol

RONAN — During the first half of the school year, K-4 students at K. William Harvey Elementary school finished a series of 19 murals titled: Historic Monochromatic Floor to Ceiling Pixelated Portraits. Eleven of the 19 portraits are currently on display in the rotunda of the capitol building in Helena ...


Polson students participate in water safety program

News from Polson School District No. 23 POLSON — Polson Middle School students are working hard and putting in the effort for their state testing. The 5th and 8th grade students have completed the Science SBAC tests. Grades 5– 8 are currently working on the MAST pilot tests in mathematics an...


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