When an unexpected Fedex package arrived on Sheridan history teacher April Wuelfing’s doorstep recently, she didn’t think much of it. With three kids and all the online shopping being done lately, she figured it was something for the kids or her husband.
Sheridan track and fielders bounced back after a missed year of competition at the Frenchtown track and field meet on April 9. Unlike many early meets, where snow and wind greet competitors, the day of competition was held on a beautiful Montana spring day. It was a warm welcome for the athletes who had an unexpected year off last season.
The Madison County Planning Board voted unanimously to recommend the proposed growth policy and its implementation to the Town of Sheridan, with the addition of a few staff corrections.
It came down to clever and efficient quaffle handling in the final minutes and a heroic catch by Sheridan-Twin Bridges seeker, Mackenzee Fabel, to allow the Fal-Thers to snatch a late win over the Ennis-Harrison Must-Cats in the Quidditch State Finals last Saturday.
Have an opinion on how to best manage the future and growth of Sheridan? Now is the time to speak up. The town recently issued an updated draft to its growth policy and is asking the community for its thoughts.
A person can get stuck in the mentality that if you grow up in a small area, you won’t have the same opportunities as others living in cities or metropolitan places. It can feel like the success of whatever it is you are trying to succeed in is based on location, not ability or passion.
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.
At Twin Bridges School District’s January board meeting, quite a few community members attended in-person and virtually to express their support for school staff and programs.
Sheridan boys’ varsity rode a rollercoaster on Jan. 8 and 9.
The Panther boys overcame Gardiner on Jan. 8, but not by much. Head Coach Ben Holland said the boys were off to a slow start, but battled back, ending the game with 26 points in the fourth quarter alone. The final score was a close one – Panthers 50, Bruins 48.
This holiday season, school districts in Madison County moved their Christmas concerts and plays from the stage to the screen. Ennis, Alder, Harrison and Sheridan School Districts all opted to film students’ performances and distribute them to parents online.