In March, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) announced that it was planning on reopening an office in Missoula County. Since then, many have wondered what the impact of Syrian refugees will be on local facilities, particularly on the school system. Missoula County Public School District 1 Superintendent Mark Thane says the school district has not been directly involved in the planning.
Montana’s public school districts are doing a better job of identifying homeless students which has improved connecting students with school, community, and local outreach organizations to provide important services.
These days, it seems like a pen and paper are less mandatory in the classroom, as the digital age takes over and encourages students’ learning potential. Montana Governor Steve Bullock partnered up with the national nonprofit EducationSuperHighway to help upgrade schools with high-speed Internet and encourages Montana students to reach their full learning potential.
Nearly all of Missoula County AA Public High Schools have a better graduation rate than the state-wide average, but that was not true for Hellgate High school in 2014. State statistics show that both Hellgate and Big Sky saw a drop in their graduation rate, while the other high schools in the area improved...
It’s that time of year again. It’s Christmas program time. The time when parents pack into gymnasiums and auditoriums like sardines to watch their children sing holiday classics.