Waterford.org was awarded an Education, Innovation and Research (EIR) expansion grant to combat early education challenges in states with significant rural populations that lack options for state-funded preschool. Montana is eligible to participate in Waterford’s software-based preschool program.
Twin Bridges School Board met on Feb. 11 for their monthly meeting to discuss progress made on transportation needs, open Trustee positions and levies.
Sheridan has received a $5,000 grant from the Turner Foundation’s Community Youth Initiative, according to Rodney Stout, local coordinator of the Sheridan Turner Youth Initiative Committee which sponsors the initiative in Sheridan.
Madison County schools discussed shared issues during the annual countywide school board meeting in Harrison Jan. 29. The meeting led to discussions on solving some of Madison County’s struggles in its school districts.
Ennis graduate, Will Gilmore made the West Point Dean’s List fall semester 2019. He also received the Superintendent’s Award. This award for achievement is awarded to the top 15% of each class and each awardee received a gold wreath to wear on their uniform. He also received the Recondo badge which is the physical award.
Eleven new proposals were voted on at the Montana High School Association meeting Jan. 20.
Schools across the state sent representatives to Billings for the annual meeting. Each school had one vote for each proposal. The majority wins. Some proposals will not affect Madison County schools either way, but others could have impacts.
What do you get when you mix 39 junior high students, 14 chaperones, a few airplanes, multiple theme parks and eight days in Florida in October? If you were thinking madness or chaos that may be, but the correct answer is a WorldStrides trip.
Madison Valley Medical Center’s 3rd Annual Winter Coloring Contest was another huge success. MVMC employee Teresa Funke organized the event.
Twin Bridges senior, Nate Konen, signed a Frontier Conference letter of intent to play football at Montana Technological University Dec. 18.
Twin Bridges School Board met on Nov. 12 to discuss health insurance and upcoming field trips. Past agenda items including solar panels and the drainage system were revisited.