During this month’s Alder School Board meeting, several members of the public commented on the school’s mask policy, advocating for its removal next school year. The board will keep the mask policy in place for the remainder of the current school year and will take time over the summer to revisit the policy.
The community filled the stands of the Ennis High School gym on April 16 for a board of trustees candidate Q&A forum. Four of the five candidates running for two open seats attended the gathering.
Harrison School District will welcome a new leader to its ranks for the 2021/22 school year. Billi Taylor was recently hired to replace Superintendent Fred Hofman, who will move on from the position at the end of this school year after heading the district for nearly a decade.
As goes with this time of the year in school districts, the Alder School Board reviewed Montana School Board Association (MTSBA) policies during the monthly meeting on April 15.
If the pandemic has taught us anything, it might be how important boards are to communities. Madison County residents have school board trustees to elect and levies to consider. Ballots will be mailed to residents on April 16.
School board trustee election ballots will be mailed to county residents on April 16. Filing for positions closed March 25.
Twin Bridges School Board met for a special meeting last Wednesday to take action on the long-standing budget agenda items. Two motions were made and passed regarding program and position reduction and reassignment.
The March 9 Twin Bridges School Board meeting had budget considerations listed on the agenda for the sixth time. Ultimately, at 12:15 a.m., the board decided to table the conversation for another meeting.
Ms. Tymbre Stender’s 5th grade class in Sheridan decided to do a Pre-K - 6 food drive competition to benefit the Ruby Valley Food Pantry. They decided this in a class meeting and went to the principal, Mr. Stout, who told them that if they did a good job preparing and carrying out the process, he would provide ice cream to the winning class.