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Updated 1 year, 1 month ago

State mandates schools to test drinking water for lead

Montana schools are now mandated to test drinking water for lead, following state rule changes related to school...

Updated 2 years, 2 months ago
Cost of special-ed services leans on local taxpayers

Along with recruitment and retention of qualified staff, funding is also an issue in special education, with more costs being covered by local taxes over time as opposed to state and federal dollars.

Updated 2 years, 2 months ago
Staff shortages challenge special-ed programs

Facing a nationwide shortage of teachers — and special-education teachers in particular — schools in Montana are feeling it acutely as the number of students...

Updated 2 years, 2 months ago
Equity initiative aims to include diverse mix of students

Flathead High School is looking to cast a wider net over students of diverse backgrounds to enter the International Baccalaureate program.

Updated 2 years, 2 months ago
Students pick their favorite poems for regional competition

Thirteen high school students breathed life into the words penned by notable poets through the centuries at a Poetry Out Loud regional competition held Thurs...

Updated 2 years, 2 months ago
Kalispell speech teams vie for No. 1

The Class AA speech and debate tournament returns to Kalispell this weekend, with Flathead and Glacier high schools contending for the championship title thi...

Updated 2 years, 2 months ago
Bigfork grabs 10th consecutive divisional win

Bigfork Speech and Debate captured its 10th straight Class B-C divisional win in Malta over the weekend with 93 overall points.

Updated 2 years, 2 months ago
Whitefish upsets rival C-Falls for divisional win

Whitefish High School Speech and Debate turned the tide on rival Columbia Falls with a first-place finish on home turf at the Class A divisionals over the weekend.

Updated 2 years, 3 months ago
Investigation yields no gun at Kalispell Middle School

No gun was found in Kalispell Middle School following an investigation into an allegation that one was possibly located in a student locker.

Updated 2 years, 3 months ago
School resumes today at Lakeside Elementary

School resumes today (Tuesday) for Lakeside Elementary students.

Updated 2 years, 3 months ago
C-Falls grabs first at Polson tourney

Columbia Falls High School Speech and Debate finished first at the Polson Pirate Palooza tournament over the weekend with 145 overall points.

Updated 2 years, 3 months ago
Flathead notches win leading into state tourney

The Flathead High School Speech and Debate team was victorious in Great Falls over the weekend in the last tournament before the state tournament.

Updated 2 years, 3 months ago
Glacier High expands open-campus policy

Glacier High School sophomores and juniors will be able to leave campus during lunch beginning Jan. 22. Before, only seniors were allowed off campus.

Updated 2 years, 3 months ago
UM posts fall semester dean's list

The following are students made the fall semester 2018 dean’s list or president’s 4.0 list at the University of Montana. Double asterisks after a name indicate the student earned a 4.0 grade point average. A sing...

Updated 2 years, 3 months ago
C-Falls, Flathead take first at Corvallis meet

Columbia Falls High School Speech and Debate shot to the top in Corvallis this weekend, finishing with 125 overall points.

Updated 2 years, 3 months ago
Filing period now open for area school trustee candidates

The filing period is open for people interested in becoming school board trustee candidates.