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Eastern Oregon University named 564 students to the Dean’s List for the 2020 fall term. Qualifying students achieve and maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale while completing a minimum of 12 hours of graded EOU coursework.

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Trustees of Joint School District 171 will meet virtually via Zoom, on YouTube and at the Orofino Elementary Library for their regular meeting on Monday, Feb. 22, at 6:30 p.m.

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A total of 2,815 students qualified for the Dean’s List for the Fall 2020 semester, which ended Dec. 18, 2020. To qualify for the Dean’s List, U of I students must maintain at least a 3.5 GPA on a minimum of 12 graded credits during the semester.

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Ethan Jared, a Timberline artist, wins the gumball dispenser built and donated by Denny Knight of Pierce for the Timberline Student Art Show.

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LEWISTON, Idaho – A total of 910 students at Lewis-Clark State College earned honor roll distinction for the fall 2020 semester, LC State officials announced on Wednesday.

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The Orofino Adventurer 4-H club is excited to learn about the start of Archery, Junior Robotics, and Mars Rover projects. All projects require 4-H registration and dues at the extension office.  Archery (ages 11-18) is a six week project starting Feb. 5. 

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Orofino Maniac Knowledge Bowl team is still competing--virtually. With the Covid crisis, our area league chose to shift the meets online rather than call off the entire season. The first meet was hosted by Jt. District #171, and went rather well using Zoom as the platform.

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The Joint School District 171 Board of Trustees will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 25, at Orofino Elementary Library, with a limit of 10 people and masks are required. The meeting is also accessible virtually via Zoom Link or may be watched live on YouTube.

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Trustees of Joint School District 171 Board will appear virtually via Zoom and YouTube for their regular meeting on Monday, Dec. 14, at 6:30 p.m.

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Guess who has firewood? It’s our own art teacher, Mrs. Sonesa Lundmark. Mrs. Lunkmark is the winner of our Drama Fundraiser, and she now has a cord of red fir for her wood stove.  If you haven’t seen the ad campaign that the drama students created, be sure to check them out on our Maniac Fac…

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Parent-Teacher Conferences at OJSHS will be held Wednesday, Nov. 4. Conferences will run from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Teachers will be stationed in the cafeteria and gymnasium to provide more spacing. Masks are required for all in attendance. Please be respectful of those in attendance by distancing …

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The Doomsday 2020 Haunted House will be at the exhibit building located in the Orofino City Park on Halloween, Saturday, Oct. 31. They will be open 6 -9 p.m. and the cost is only $4! All proceeds will be donated to Shriners.

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Trustees of Joint School District #171, will meet virtually, on YouTube at https://youtu.be/z6ZicrBVwMY, and in person for a special called school board meeting at the Orofino Junior Senior High School (OJSHS) Nov. 2, at 6:30 p.m.

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GED Orientation at the Adult Learning Center will be Tuesday, Nov. 10, from 8 a.m. to noon. 

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On Monday, Governor Little moved Idaho to Stage III of the reopening plan.  This impacts several areas, in particular, the number of spectators at athletic events.  Our athletic directors and administrators are adapting our plans to comply with the Governor’s Order.

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THANK YOU to Nightforce Optics for their generous contribution and partnership!  We appreciate you purchasing masks for every student and employee!  Wow!  What a great supporter!

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Lewis-Clark State College Adult Learning Center is here to help you with your GED. If you have your high school diploma or GED and want to go to college, we can help you brush up on your math, writing, and English skills.  If you are interested, give us a call!  We have a new phone number, i…

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This is a good time to start working on your GED! GED assessments will be given at the Lewis-Clark State College Orofino Adult Learning Center Tuesday, Oct. 13 from 8 a.m. to Noon and Thursday, Oct. 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

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Joint School District #171 announced its participation in National School Lunch Programs Free Provision 2 Breakfast. All children will receive free breakfast under this Provision at the following schools:

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Orofino Junior/Senior High School (OJSHS) Seniors were busy recently painting their parking spaces at the school’s parking lot in anticipation of the beginning of the school year.

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Lewis-Clark State College Adult Learning Center will be having GED Orientations in September. 

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FIRST Lego League “RePLAY” 2020-2021 season for the Clearwater Atomic Robotics team kicks off August 17 at 5 p.m. in room 202 of the VFW building in Orofino, Idaho.  Any youth ages nineto 14 years old are welcome to come join the fun – PLAYing with robots!  The teams will build and program a…

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Trustees of Joint School District 171 will meet virtually via Zoom for their regular meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 18, at 6:30 p.m.

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I am excited to say that after all of the planning and hard work that has gone into opening school this fall we are closer to being ready for students face to face!  The Board of Trustees approved an opening plan on Aug. 3 which has been submitted and approved by North Central Region Public Health.

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Loads of things happening around the state in regards to opening school this fall. The State Board of Education has released a “Back to School Framework” to help guide districts in their protocol and policy decisions.

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The LCSC Adult Learning Center is here to help you achieve your GED! On Thursday, July 9, at 8:00 a.m., we will have an orientation that will answer your questions and start you on this journey. 

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I want to take a moment once again to thank everyone involved with all of the graduations!  Your organization and efforts shined through! I am extremely proud that we are able to celebrate all of the graduates and all of their hard work over the years! Thank you!

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The following supplies listed have been determined as the necessary materials for each student to have in order to be prepared for school each day. Since these supplies are necessary for a student to be be prepared for class, parents may be asked to replenish during the year should your chil…