COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho (March 25, 2020) -- Two student projects from Kamiah High School earned Best in Fair at the 2020 Northern Idaho Science and Engineering Fair, and one from Coeur d’Alene High School garnered Fair Runner Up. They were among 85 projects that 135 students from a dozen North …
As we continue to navigate through new waters I want to thank each and every one of you for holding true to your professional obligations while dealing with everything else we call life.
The Kamiah School District is screening for children age three (3) to five (5) who may have disabilities or qualify for early childhood intervention.
On Wednesdays, March 11 and 25 the Lewis-Clark State College Adult Learning Center will have their GED Orientation from 8 a.m. to noon. Beginning at 8 a.m. sharp, we will show what our program has to offer and answer any questions you may have. After the orientation, we will begin the asses…
What an exciting time for the High Schools of JSD171. Several Maniacs competing at State in Wrestling and Spartan Boys Basketball competing in the State Tournament after winning Districts! Congratulations to all that have had a hand these successes.
Rogers Toyota is proud to announce they have donated $6,000 to the Lewis-Clark State Auto Mechanics Technology and Collision Repair programs.
Postmaster Ashley gave a little tour of the Post Office to the class. Each child got to mail a letter home to their family. Pictured; back row, Lesley, Jase, Logan, Nathan, Braelynn, Brystal, front row; Kysen, Gabe, Luther, Grace, Gabriel and Davina.
As the weeks move forward the feeling intensifies for the final push as well as for the planning of the 2020/2021 school year. The legislature is in session and with that brings the potential for some big changes in education. It is always interesting to see where the dust settles in a few months.
The Idaho Association of Counties is now accepting applications for the 2020 IAC Scholarship. Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each will be awarded to the winners as selected by the IAC Scholarship Committee.
Trevor Howard, of Peck, was one of the more than 6,100 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas to earn honor roll distinction for the fall 2019 semester.
Kathleen Tetwiler, seventh and eighth grade Band and Choir instructor for Orofino Junior/Senior High School and the 6th grade Orofino Elementary School Band instructor was recently awarded the 2020 Idaho Music Educator of the Year award by the Idaho Music Educators Association.
Here we are again with another busy week under our belts. The weather is teetering on winter and spring and so far we have been fortunate that the roads have been in good enough shape for buses thanks to the road crews. I am sure that winter is not over yet so keep in tune as we coordinate…
The Joint School District 171 Spelling Bee was held at Timberline on Monday, Feb. 10. Eight students competed for the first and second District champion title. Going 20 rounds and finally winning first place with the word, Dulcinea was Kyd Bonner from Timberline Schools. Second place champi…
Lewis Clark Early Childhood Program (LCECP) teacher Sarah Frye and Clearwater County Sheriff’s Deputy Walt Wilkinson are shown (top photo) with some of the Orofino LCECP students on pajama day, held Friday, Jan. 24 at the school.
The LCSC Orofino Outreach Center is offering a workshop on using smart technology to market yourself and business. It will teach you how to use Facebook and Instagram to their full potential.
Snow and ice recently caused us some issues but we made the adjustments and moved forward. Thank you to everyone for your support and understanding as we continue to make the best decisions we can on cancellations or delays based on the data we have. Mother Nature tends to do what she wants…
Lewis-Clark State College is offering a Survey of Music 101 class for the spring semester and the public is invited to attend specified classes for free at the college’s Center for Arts & History, located at 415 Main St.
The Joint School District 171 Board of Trustees will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13, at the School District Office located at 1051 Michigan Ave., across from the Orofino Elementary School.
A total of 926 students at Lewis-Clark State College earned honor roll distinction for the fall 2019 semester, LC State officials announced on Wednesday. Among the honorees, 460 were on the President’s List while 466 made the Dean’s List.
The Idaho Master Gardener program is scheduled to begin January 16th and continue each Thursday morning from 9 a.m. till Noon through May 21st. This fun training is research-based and presented from professionals and experts on topics such as Botany, Entomology, Organic Gardening, and much m…
One of the discussion items at the Board meeting Dec. 16, was in regards to board meeting locations and times each month. We have always rotated around the schools to hold meetings. ISBA has recommended that we try to have the majority of our meetings in a single location.
(BOISE) – Four Idaho schools producing stellar results in helping at-risk students succeed have been identified for national recognition by the State Department of Education, Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra announced.
Registration for the 2020 Idaho Master Gardener Program is now open. University of Idaho, Latah County Extension Master Gardener training is research-based and presented by professionals and experts and includes hands-on training. Class topics include soils, entomology, organic gardening, we…
U.S. Sens. Jim Risch (R-Idaho), Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), today announced that a two-year authorization of the Secure Rural Schools (SRS) program is included in the end-of-year funding package that will be considered by Congress this week.
Jacob and I are raising money to improve the tech program at Orofino High School. We want to see a new computer built for the tech lab and also order new headphones to bring the equipment up to date.
OJSHS Drama competed at Drama I/II District competition in Coeur d’Alene in style. Orofino Booster Club funded sweatshirts for the entire drama troupe. The logo was designed by Jaque Criswell and printed by Kim Corkle of Sticker-Statement.
Students in grades 7 through 12 throughout Idaho are invited to envision their future after high school and share that vision with artwork that answers the question, “What Does College or Career Ready Mean to Me?”