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LEWISTON, Idaho — A total of 910 students at Lewis-Clark State College earned honor roll distinction for the fall 2020 semester. The total is similar to a year ago prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, when 926 students earned fall honors.

Though dressed in the stern and combative style lawyers put on for judges, in practice, a statewide change of plan signed off last week clears the way for games to continue and for more people to watch their sons and daughters play ball, despite the pandemic which continues to ravage Idaho, …


GRANGEVILLE — “I want to thank you for your service — I know it is a thankless job and you do not get paid anything, it’s all volunteer,” Grangeville resident Heather Newson told the Mountain View School District 244 board at the Dec. 21 meeting.

University of Idaho Extension presents: North Idaho Annie’s Project. Annie’s Project —Empowering Women in Agriculture —will offer an all-women course which fosters problem solving, record keeping, and decision-making skills around five areas of agricultural risk: production, legal, market, h…

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Erik A. Messenger of Kamiah has made the scholastic honor roll for fall term 2020 at Oregon State University.

The Kamiah Kiwanis Club in December donated 40 sleeping bags to Kamiah Joint School District 304. Bags were distributed to elementary, junior high and high school students through a raffle. Pictured are some students who received sleeping bags.

BOISE — The Idaho State Department of Education recently awarded $124,312 in federal grant funding through its Child Nutrition Programs to help 10 Idaho schools purchase new equipment for their National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs.


KOOSKIA —Mask wearing was a lengthy topic of discussion at the Nov. 16 Mountain View School District 244 meeting, in light of the growing number of COVID-19 cases throughout the state.

KOOSKIA — In a classroom festooned with flags of the world, Clearwater Valley Elementary School (CVES) teacher Joe Tosten’s class motto is “get serious.” His third graders encourage each other to focus on school work when they see other students are goofing around in class. Tosten explains t…

Woodland Grade School, fall 1945: Pictured are (front row L-R) Jackie Foley, Wayne Johnson, Martha Lacey, Ray Bacon, Virgil Pfefferkorn and Audrey Finney; (back row) teacher Mrs. Isabelle Foley, Allen Finney, Donnie Simler, Mickie Foley and Dorothy Lacey. Prior to the fall of 1943, the Woodl…

KOOSKIA – “Our staff needs some time to collaborate and work on COVID impacts, training to be digitally prepared,” Mountain View School District (MVSD) 244 Superintendent Todd Fiske told the board at the Nov. 16 meeting at Clearwater Valley High School.

KOOSKIA — Order Christmas swags from the Clearwater Valley High School by calling CVHS at 208-926-4511. Swags are $25 each and will be available for pickup at the Kooskia City Park Nov. 29.

GRANGEVILLE — “Let me start by saying, it’s a very positive report,” Tom Luper, CPA. Presnell Gage, LLC, reported at the Mountain View School District 244 Oct. 19 board meeting.


KAMIAH — The Kamiah Joint School District 304 (KJSD) school board trustees met last Monday, Oct. 19, with Chairman Rikki Simler presiding. Superintendent Dr. Ben Merrill told the board that because the school district has such great support from volunteers in the community he will recognize …

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KAMIAH — Beginning the year with the students in person was a high priority for the Kamiah Joint School District 304. As part of the district’s Return to Learn Plan, masks are not required, but recommended. Many staff and students chose to wear masks throughout the day. Kamiah Elementary dec…

Royalty was crowned at halftime last Friday night, Oct. 2, during the homecoming football game for Clearwater Valley against Lapwai; CV Homecoming Royalty: Queen Paige Morrow with King Tristin Dominguez.

Workmen from Double Diamond Construction replace damaged siding on the shop building at Kamiah High School earlier this week. Peter DuPre/Progress

Kamiah Bible Academy (KBA), located at 521 10th Street in Kamiah, is open for enrollment. If you are interested in entering your child in KBA, please contact the school at (208) 935-2100 by Aug. 7. Please leave a message. KBA uses Accelerated Christian Education (ACE) curriculum and serves Kindergarten through 12th grades. Using the Bible […]

Kamiah Jt. School District #304 recently announced its participation in the Community Eligibility Provision. All children attending Kamiah schools will receive free meals, both breakfast and lunch, under this provision. The school may share your eligibility information with education, health, and nutrition programs to help them evaluate, fund, or determine benefits for their programs, auditors […]

Steve Majors gave a dendrology class to homeschoolers at Kamiah’s Riverfront Park on June 5. Contributed photo

At the first school board meeting in the wake of the levy failure, discussions naturally centered on the rather grim financial situation facing Mountain View School District for the 2020-21 budget. The meeting held June 15 was open to the public via a Zoom link as the district was observing coronavirus safety protocols. During the […]

At the University of Montana, 2,869 students made the spring semester 2020 Dean’s List or President’s 4.0 List. To qualify, students must be undergraduates, earn a semester GPA of 3.5 or higher and receive grades of A or B in at least nine credits. Students who receive any grade of C+ or below or no […]

The University of Idaho is pleased to announce the 2020 Spring Dean’s List. A total of 2,449 students qualified for the Dean’s List for the spring 2020 semester, which ended May 15. To qualify for the Dean’s List, U of I students must maintain at least a 3.5 GPA on a minimum of 12 graded […]

Kamiah High School graduating senior Kaden Mercer was recently named as a recipient of an Advanced Welding and Steel Scholarship for 2020. Advanced Welding and Steel Inc. of Grangeville offered two $500 scholarships to area high school seniors who planned to further their educations in either academic or vocational schools. To qualify, students needed to […]

The Mountain View School District 244 will be participating in the Summer Food Service Program. This program provides free lunches to all children ages 1-18 years. Acceptance and participation requirements for the program and all activities are the same for all, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability and there will be […]

By Elayne Murphy KHS College and Career Readiness Specialist The format was different, but the congratulatory spirit sincere as scholarships were awarded to deserving Kamiah High School seniors the week of May 18. Students received word of their scholarships over the telephone while the community received word of the awards over the school’s Facebook page […]

Despite challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic, including a transition to remote learning midway through the semester, a total of 913 students at Lewis-Clark State College earned honor roll distinction this spring, LC State administrators announced. Among the honorees, 518 made the President’s List and 395 were on the Dean’s List. To qualify for the […]

Kamiah Elementary would like to congratulate the Kub Pride award winners for the months of March, April, and May. Teachers chose students they feel have shown what it means to be a Kub based on their efforts throughout the year. They have done their part to represent their school, their classroom, and their community in […]

The cafeteria at Clearwater Valley High School looked more like a trade show than a lunch room earlier this year as graduating seniors showed off their projects. Each student had a table and free-standing backdrop that highlighted their individual efforts. As you might expect, the choice of projects was as varied as the students’ own […]

Beginning Monday, May 18, Kamiah School District students are invited to come to the school to collect items from their desks/lockers. Only nine people will be allowed in each building at a time, so please be prepared to wait a few minutes if necessary. If you have books and other school items at home, please […]

The Mountain View School District (MVSD) board meeting held April, 20 was essentially closed to the physical attendance of the public due to COVID-19 precautions, but it was open to public participation via a telephone conferencing link sent out with the meeting agenda by email. This adoption of a new technological communication (for the school […]

Submitted by Elayne Murphy Kamiah School District College and Career Readiness Specialist “It is with great pride that I recognize the academic leaders of the Class of 2020,” Kamiah High School Principal Peggy Flerchinger stated making the announcement. “Both excelled academically and served as school leaders. It is an honor to announce that this year’s […]

Oregon State University has announced the names of students who have made the Scholastic Honor Roll Winter term. A total of 1,910 students earned straight-A (4.0). Another 5,529 earned a B-plus (3.5) or better to make the listing. To be on the Honor Roll, students must carry at least 12 graded hours of course work. […]

Due to school closure, Clearwater Valley Elementary School will be conducting pre-registration of kindergarten students via phone. Please call CVES at (208) 926-4311 as soon as possible to pre-register your kindergarten age child for the 2020-21 school year.

Submitted by Elayne Murphy KHS College and Career Readiness Specialist Kamiah is the small high school that offers big opportunities for students who seek to jump-start their post-secondary education by taking dual credit classes in high school. Principal Peggy Flerchinger said to think of Kamiah as “the little school that could.” Dual credit classes are […]

The last month has been a challenging one in the Mountain View School District (MVSD). The uncertainty of the rapidly developing Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic thrust upon the district in early March resulted in school closures district wide and getting school assignments and meals delivered to students has been a challenge. Last week, the Idaho State Board […]

In accordance with the Idaho State Board of Education directive, Kamiah public schools will continue to operate in “soft closure” mode for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school district calendar. Staff will continue to provide online and paper pencil educational material as well as continue with breakfast and lunch delivery through May 29. With the […]

Kamiah School District will be taking part in the statewide “Be the Light” event. This is an event to honor the 2020 senior class, families, coaches and spring sport athletes. This Friday, April 10, at 8:20 p.m. (20:20 military time) the Bob Squires Sports Complex field lights will be turned on. “The lights are a […]

Oregon State University has released the names of students who have made the Scholastic Honor Roll Fall term. A total of 1,711 students earned straight-A (4.0). Another 4,920 earned a B-plus (3.5) or better to make the listing. To be on the Honor Roll, students must carry at least 12 graded hours of course work. […]

Classes in Kooskia and throughout the Mountain View School District (MVSD) were shut down on March 18 until further notice due to concerns over the coronavirus. According to MVSD Superintendent Woody Woodford, the decision was a precautionary measure based on increased student absenteeism and the advice of area medical professionals. The school district is vigorously […]