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New Missoula County Public Schools fine arts standards emphasize common themes, skills across disciplines:


"We've been very good about taking Bach, Beethoven and Sousa and playing it the way it's supposed to be done. But what about that kid's music? How do we start having kids create?" he said. "What do you ...


Russ Hendrickson is pushing the limits of technology at Missoula Public Schools to help prepare our future leaders:


When Missoula County Public Schools first tried to put on a technological development day for teachers three years ago, people were asked to turn off their personal devices out of fear the network would ...


Sentinel High will be first in Montana to offer AP Capstone Diploma:


A new advanced diploma option is coming to Sentinel High School. Starting this fall, Sentinel will be the first school in Montana to implement the Advanced Placement Capstone Diploma program. The diploma ...


Become A Writing Coach For Grades 7-12 - Writing Coaches Of Missoula Training Sessions, 2/6 Or 2/9:


Become a Writing Coach Volunteer Caring adults of all backgrounds are needed. Scheduling is flexible--you decide when and how much you want to coach. All volunteers must attend a three-hour ...


First Montana public elementary school International Baccalaureate (IB) program comes to Missoula:


Lewis and Clark Elementary School is now offering the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Program. It's the first public elementary school in the state of Montana to offer the IB program. Initiated ...


Missoula Education Foundation Fundraiser - Wine, Food, Scotch And Cigars, 5/21, Missoula:


Missoula Education Foundation is hosting an evening of indulgence at Missoula Country Club. Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 6 pm to 9 pm. There will be wine and food pairing, Scotch and Cigar ...


Missoula's Flagship program offering safe after school alternative for kids:


Thousands of children are having the time of their lives after school in one of the most unique programs in the country. Missoula's Flagship http://www.flagshipprogram.org/ program is 20 years strong ...


Sentinel High School Engineering class seeking professionals and support for STEAM alternative energy projects:


I'm very impressed with the STEAM program at Sentinel High and wanted to pass this along for anyone interested (especially professionals in the alternative energy area) in helping our future leaders. *** The ...


Missoula teacher, Daniel Lande trades in computer career to help kids at Sentinel High:


After getting his MBA, Lande helped start the company Orbital Shift in Missoula -- which creates employee scheduling software for businesses. But after four years as the Vice President of Technology, ...


MCPS bringing more technology to the classroom:


Cybersecurity is being taught in high school while first grade students are using chrome pads. The world of technology is growing faster every day when it comes to education. Technology is the second ...


MISSOULIAN EDITORIAL: Unite in support of Missoula's schools: Bonds will provide safety, security, modern education:


Missoula voters have a big decision to make as ballots begin arriving in local mailboxes this week. Missoula County Public Schools is asking the community to support a pair of 20-year bonds that will ...


Missoula school bonds would pay for faster Internet, wireless access at all schools and would make entrances at schools more secure:


While each building will receive specific improvements if this fall's Missoula County Public Schools' bond requests pass, some enhancements will occur districtwide - bringing schools up to modern technology ...


Years in the making, school bonds in the hands of Missoula voters:


It's finally decision time for Missoula voters. Vote Yes for Our Schools http://www.yesformissoulaschools.org/ Thane said if the bonds don't pass, Missoula's schools will continue to be hamstrung ...


Missoula County Public Schools: Invest in high-quality education:


Kids need safe schools. They need places to learn and play that meet their basic needs and also enrich their lives and prepare them for the future. In order to fill these needs, to attract families ...


MISSOULIAN EDITORIAL: Time to learn about proposed school bonds:


When the boiler broke at Rattlesnake Elementary one cold February night, students missed a day of instruction while a temporary heating duct system was installed. When they returned to school, the children ...


Seats Still Available: Invest in Our Schools, Featuring MCPS Superintendent Mark Thane 9/14:


City Club Missoula Presents: Invest in our Schools Featuring new Missoula County Public Schools Superintendent Mark Thane and a discussion about the Smart Schools 2020 bond. Missoula voters ...


Please Vote for Missoula's School Bonds, Invest In Our Future:


At Missoula County Public Schools, we believe that every student will achieve regardless of circumstances or abilities. As a classroom teacher, a building principal and a district administrator, I have ...


Writing Coaches Of Missoula Training, 9/24 And 9/30, Missoula, Montana:


Our 2015-16 season is getting underway and we need you! If you need more information about our program, please go to http://www.writingcoaches.wordpress.com; or give me a call at 406-546-6269. ...


It's time to fix all of our schools - to invest in our kids, Missoula and our future. It's the responsible thing to do.:




Party For Missoula's Schools And Kids, 8/18, Missoula:


Party on WGM Group's Riverside Deck For Our Schools and Our Kids http://www.yesformissoulaschools.org You are cordially invited to support the Missoula Schools Bonds! Tuesday, August 18, 5:30 ...


Missoula high school students tasked with making their schools more sustainable:


30 Missoula high school students are doing their part to make their schools more sustainable. The "I"-three program gives students a month to develop a sustainable way to make their schools more efficient. ...


Welcome to Missoula Smart Schools 2020 - Meeting 21st-Century Needs with our Facilities:


Welcome to Missoula Smart Schools 2020, a system wide initiative to create school facilities that provide students with the security, technology and dynamic learning environment they need to achieve ...


2015 Energy Technology Summer Practicum Demonstrations, 6/26, Missoula, Montana:


Please join us for the 2015 Energy Technology Summer Practicum Demonstrations Friday, June 26th Missoula College -East Campus909 South Ave W Health and Business Building -Room HB01 The ...


High-quality schools help drive Missoula's economy: It's time to invest in our schools:


As leaders in Missoula's business community, we thank the Missoula County Public Schools board of trustees for placing two school construction bonds on the fall ballot. We offer our full support. These ...


3D Printing & Robotics ZooTech Day Camp For Grades 6-11, June 6, Missoula, Montana:


Bringing the local Missoula technology community together for development of an engaging, tech day camp designed for children grades 6 - 11 to explore the skills & capacities to use emerging technology ...


Why We Need to Invest in Missoula's Schools - It's Your Future!:


It's time to fix all of our schools - to invest in our kids, Missoula and our future. It's the responsible thing to do. Missoula passed its last comprehensive school facilities bond in 1952. Since ...


Missoula County Public Schools bond supporters launch committee to reach out to voters to support important funding needs:


Missoula County Public Schools is looking to improve students' lives with two school bonds to fund fixes for the crumbling school buildings. http://www.yesformissoulaschools.org/why-we-need-invest-our-schools "It's ...


TODAY!! - Invest In Our Schools Campaign Kickoff, 5/19, Missoula, Montana:


It's time to fix all of our schools - to invest in our kids, Missoula and our future. It's the responsible thing to do. We need to repair and replace aging school buildings, outdated boilers and crumbling ...


Hellgate High School Finance Academy celebrated:


Students at Hellgate High School will now be able to get a deeper look into the world of accounting, banking and finance. A launch party was held Tuesday for the Hellgate Finance Academy, which provide ...


Missoula's Hellgate High School to officially launch new Finance Academy:


Enrollment has begun for the new Hellgate High School Finance Academy http://mcpsmt.org/domain/2752 , and to celebrate the launch of the career-based program, a community event will take place Tuesday ...

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