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Alder School receives award from Montana Retired Education Association

Last August, the Alder School teachers were interviewed by Dr. Alan Zetler, the treasurer of the Southwest Montana Retired Educators’ Association. That interview culminated in an award last week – the Alder School received the Don and Clarice Walters School Award on Jan. 26.

Ennis School Board discusses future of school’s technology program

On Jan. 13, the Ennis School board heard a report from the school’s technology committee about the need for a levy to increase the amount of money in the technology fund.
“We’ve had two technology committee meetings recently and I’ve met with (Superintendent Jon Wrzesinski) and (school clerk Ginger Martello),” said trustee Craig George, who is on the committee. “We have some recommendations for you guys.”

Tom Kuntz: A handyman using his skills to benefit the community

Tom Kuntz has only been in the Madison Valley for a short while, but that has not stopped him from getting involved with the community.
After escaping the heat and humidity of Virginia, Kuntz and his wife moved to Ennis in December of 2014. Shortly after moving, Kuntz started volunteering with the Ennis Community Children’s School as a handyman, fixing toys, bikes and any other odds and ends.