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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 […]

Mountain View School District (MVSD) has announced the name of their new superintendent of schools for the 2020-2021 school year. With more than 20 years of experience as an educational leader, Todd Fiske, currently executive director/superintendent/principal at Summit Preparatory High School in Kalispell, Mont., has been chosen to fill the position. Fiske was chosen from […]

In response to COVID-19, the Idaho High School Activities Association has announced the suspension of sanctioned sports and activities for all its member schools effective March 17 to April 5. “Implementing cancellations and/or suspension is taken in part with consultation with public health officials to implement best practices in slowing the spread of COVID-19 and […]

Todd Fiske, Angie Lakey-Campbell, and Steve Higgins are the finalists for the Mountain View School District superintendency. With more than 20 years of experience as an educational leader, Todd Fiske is currently the Executive Director/Superintendent/Principal at Summit Preparatory High School in Kalispell, Mont. Currently the Superintendent/Elementary Principal/Federal Programs Director at Imbler School District, Imbler, Ore., […]

Clearwater Valley Elementary students are grateful to receive a fruit or vegetable snack three days a week thanks to a Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program grant provided by the USDA. There are three main goals of the grant: to expand the variety of fruits and vegetables children experience, to increase children’s consumption of fruits and […]

Kamiah schools celebrated a week of educational adventure March 2-5 while they learned about author and illustrator, Dr. Seuss. Read Across America Week activities included reading and discussing books he wrote, and listening to books that middle and high school students read aloud. Themes for each day, fitting one of Dr. Seuss’ books, included Crazy […]

January Kub Pride Award winners are back row L-R: Justin Duback, Allison Breeding, Joe Wilson, Sawyer Wimer, and Sofie Penney; middle row L-R: Joshua Oatman, Noah Moses, Ruby Teepvong, Rylan Moffett, and Michael Ross; front row L-R: Taylor Prado, Skylar Knuteson, Tanner Nelson, and Marshall Roemer. Contributed photo

The following students made the honor roll at Kamiah schools.   4.0 GPA 12th grade: Tyler Drover, Irene Popp, Hailey Wilson 11th grade: Jasmine Oatman, Cecily Puckett, Jace Sams 10th grade: Emma Godwin, Lexii Sackett, Jack Wilkins 9th grade: Bridget Breeding, Brady Cox, Kaitlynn Everett, Logan Landmark, Jayden McLay, Reese McMurtrie, William Millage, Kate Puckett, […]

Kamiah High School Honor Society, Key Club, seniors, and family pitched in to help with the annual Valentine cookie fundraiser, Feb. 8. This year approximately 1,600 cookies were made. Seniors Sydney Wilcox and Derek Loewen had the messy job of mixing frosting. Students raised more than $2,000, which will go toward their Safe and Sober […]

The University of Idaho is pleased to announce the 2019 Fall Dean’s List. To be included in the Dean’s List, U of I students must maintain at least a 3.5 GPA on a minimum of 12 graded credits during the semester. The fall 2019 semester ended Dec. 20. Harpster: Molly J. Van Steenwyk Kamiah: Benjamin […]

Mountain View School District #244 is asking for the public’s help while it conducts two separate surveys. The Board of Trustees is conducting a search for the District’s next Superintendent and the Board is requesting input regarding qualifications for the ideal candidate. To take the brief, six question survey, visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/N6889ZC. The Board will use […]

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Kub Pride winners for December at Kamiah Elementary School are back row L-R: Gavin Schoening, Jaycie Vail, Hannah Wyatt, and Devin Davis; middle row: Kash DeGroot, Rainbow Moses, William Bytheway, Krew DeGroot, and Abigail Snyder; front row: Taylor McClure, Lucy Gower, Audrina Schoening, Jewelia Larsson, and Harmony Breshears. Contributed photo

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By Steve Higgins Kamiah School District Superintendent I wanted to take the time to thank Mr. Yates for his service to the Kamiah Jt. School District over the last 11+ years. Many hours of meetings, listening to concerned patrons and financial planning have been spent without regards to personal interest or individual gain. Volunteer service […]

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Submitted by Teresa Brown CVES K/1 instructor Things were really getting exciting at Clearwater Valley Elementary during December. Kids and teachers alike were gearing up for Christmas Break. Halls were decorated, doors were festive, and attitudes were excited. During the month of December there was a contest to find who could decorate their door with […]

By Steve Higgins Kamiah Jt. School District Superintendent In this season of Thanksgiving and fellowship, I would like to take the opportunity to thank the many patrons of the district that have worked with us over the last three months in ensuring successful academic and activity programs. Fall was a time of transitioning for everyone, […]

The Kamiah School District held their Powwow, hosted by the district’s Native Culture and Language Teams, last Tuesday which was attended by students, parents, and visitors alike. The event boasted the talents of a variety of Native American dancers who encouraged everyone to join in the fun. Janene Engle/Progress

November Kub Pride winners at Kamiah Elementary School are back row L-R: Logan Keen, Emma Carlson, Damian Ochoa, Cesalli Steffey, Rayshelle Robbins; middle row L-R: Clarah Guffey, Ted Rowe, Maria Trankle, Mytaya Lopez, Cole Carlson; front row L-R: Swayzie Mae Waldrop, Caiden McDonald, Blake Cox, and Kori Mercer. Contributed photo

By Clearwater Valley Elementary K/1 Class Mrs. Martinez’s First Grade Class Isis – Clean water, clothes, food, hands, Mom and Dad, medicine, pets, doctors, trees, and the ground.   Collin – Mom, Dad, God, the sun, summer, my papa, my cat, my dog, me, and friends.   CeeJay – The ABCs, this school, my cat, […]

By Mrs. Bryant’s Kamiah Elementary School Kindergarten Class Ireland: We get our turkey at a store. Put it on a big, big giant pan. Put it in the oven again, very, very hot, at 100 degrees for an hour, then when it gets done you can eat it. Put it in the freezer then you […]

The Kamiah High School HOSA chapter will be providing Christmas care packages to the men and women who are serving our country overseas. This will be the 6th year HOSA has provided Christmas care packages for our troops. If community members have a family member serving overseas or if you are interested in donating to […]