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At the Clearwater Valley Homecoming parade last Friday, Oct. 8, at 4 p.m., students rode down Main Street in Kooskia on their class float while royalty candidates each traveled on the hood of a vehicle. A crowd of family, friends and community members lined the street to cheer on the kids. T…

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Grangeville Elementary Middle School was host to the Idaho STEM Action Center and a rural community engagement workshop/conference Friday and Saturday, Oct. 8 and 9. Educators from throughout the area participated in a variety of modules and hands-on learning experiences.

KAMIAH -- The Kamiah High School Class of 2022 will again be sponsoring a hog roast as part of the 2021 homecoming festivities. The meal will include a pulled pork sandwich and sides including beans, coleslaw, rolls and a beverage.

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ELK CITY — “I’m happy to be in Elk City School again — the only school in my zone,” trustee Casey Smith of Clearwater said at the Mountain View School District 244 board meeting Sept. 20.

Lifelong Kooskia resident Melanie Martinez began the 2021-22 school year as the principal of Asotin-Anatone Middle School in Asotin, Wash. After many years teaching at Clearwater Valley Schools, Martinez taught fifth grade English and social studies at Asotin Elementary School last year.

KOOSKIA — With the homecoming football game approaching quickly, Oct. 8, the Clearwater Valley high school students have begun to prepare for it. This means classes designing floats, students signing up for the volleybuff (boys volleyball) and powderpuff (girls football) games, and the nomin…

KOOSKIA — When one school year ends and a new one comes around, it always tends to bring a lot of changes with it. For Clearwater Valley Junior/Senior High (CVJSH), some of this year’s changes come in the form of seven new teachers: four in the high school and three in the junior high.

KOOSKIA — The Little Britches Fall Developmental Screening will take place Friday, Oct. 1, for children ages 3 to 5 years. This will help determine age-appropriate skills or possible concerns regarding development, hearing, or vision. The screening is free and will take approximately 90 minu…

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KAMIAH — The school year began last week with new principal Christine Cearley at Kamiah Elementary School (KES) and Kamiah Middle School (KMS). Cearley said she looked forward to meeting the students and getting to work with the staff.

Last Wednesday, Sept. 1, Clearwater Valley Elementary School students arrived for their first day of school. After a quick breakfast, they headed outside to the playground. At 8:10 a.m., the children lined up by class then followed their new teacher to the classroom. Principal Joe Rodriguez …

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KAMIAH — The Kamiah Joint School District 304 trustees approved the updated versions of the student handbooks for each of the three schools at the August 16 regular meeting. During a discussion of the handbooks at the July 16 meeting, trustee Jamey Hix suggested seeking public input prior to…

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KOOSKIA — “We have the ‘help wanted’ signs out — it’s hard to know what to do,” Mountain View School District 244 Superintendent Todd Fiske said at the Aug. 16 board of trustees meeting.

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GRANGEVILLE — “We’re planning on a normal year,” Mountain View School District 244 Superintendent Todd Fiske said. “As normal as possible, considering all that happened in 2020.”

Kamiah Joint School District 304 is participating in the Community Eligibility Provision. All children will receive free meals, both breakfast and lunch, under this provision at Kamiah elementary, middle and high schools.

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BOISE — Idaho Realtors recently announced its six scholarship recipients for 2021. The scholarship recipients are attending an Idaho college or university in the fall, and earned the awards through academics, achievement, and community service.

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GRANGEVILLE — “Every school except CV elementary has fire teams using the facilities,” said Mountain View School District 244 Superintendent Todd Fiske at the July 19 board of trustees meeting.

KOOSKIA — The award for the Clearwater Valley High School roof bid was awarded to Metal Works of Montana. The bid came in at $320,580.

LEWISTON – A total of 860 students at Lewis-Clark State College earned honor roll distinction for the spring 2021 semester. Among the spring honorees, 481 made the president’s list and 379 made the dean’s list.

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BOISE — Statewide results from the spring Idaho Reading Indicator (IRI) show that about two-thirds of all Idaho students in kindergarten through third grade were reading at grade level, despite the pandemic disruptions in the school year, Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra said.

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KAMIAH — At the June 21 regular meeting of the Kamiah Joint School District 304 trustees, all trustees attended, with Damon Keen participating virtually. Krissy Lamont, the leadership development and member services director of the Idaho School Board Association (ISBA) also attended the meet…

Free food will be available to children this summer thanks to Mountain View School District’s participation in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children, ages 1 to 18, without charge and without regard to race, color, national origin, sex or disability. Meals wi…

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Reporter’s Note: This story was written following the board meeting May 17 and prior to the failed levy vote May 18. With the levy not passing, it is possible COVID-19 funds may be utilized in different areas, as needed, and as guidelines allow. — lp