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The Blaine County School District is projecting a dip in enrollment next year, as children born during the lean years during and immediately after the economic downturn replace larger outgoing classes.

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Immunization rates in the Blaine County School District continued their upward trend into the 2018-19 academic year, but still trail Idaho as a whole, according to a school immunization report by the state Department of Health and Welfare issued in February.

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Faced with an unusually large class moving through Wood River Middle School, the Blaine County School District’s board of trustees sharpened a policy limiting outside participation in sports, classes and other extracurriculars during its regular February meeting Tuesday night.

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The “I Have A Dream” Foundation of Idaho thanked its volunteers and donors during a reception Wednesday evening at the Argyros Performing Arts Center in Ketchum, in an event hosted by D.L. Evans Bank. The affair showcased some of the student scholars being supported by the foundation, which …

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The Blaine County School District announced this morning that schools in the district are closed today. Students and their families were advised by the district to "stay safe and warm."

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Four teams from Wood River High School and two from Wood River Middle School have overwhelmed the competition during the 2018–19 season, collectively winning all five tournaments they attended and cleaning up in the Excellence Award category, as well.

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A committee of teachers, administrators, school staff and county residents voted to recommend that the Blaine County School District move on from its current school lunch provider, during a four-hour committee meeting Monday night.

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Irked by the earlier start planned for the 2019-20 school year and beyond, parents pushed back against the decision during a Jan. 22 monthly meeting of the board of trustees.  

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    After four rising years, the Blaine County School District’s graduation rate reversed course in 2018, falling five percentage points districtwide—and more than 10 points among Hispanic and economically disadvantaged students.

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    The Blaine County School District board of trustees kicked off its annual budget cycle in earnest with a pair of meetings to set spending priorities for the 2019-20 school year.

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“Several students” in the Blaine County School District have come down with pertussis, a highly contagious respiratory infection commonly known as whooping cough, according to the South Central Public Health District.

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    More than 500 people have signed an online petition to reopen debate on a new three-year calendar approved last week by the Blaine County School District’s board of trustees.

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“Several students” in the Blaine County School District have come down with pertussis, a highly contagious respiratory infection commonly known as whooping cough, according to the South Central Public Health District.

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“Several students” in the Blaine County School District have come down with pertussis, a highly contagious respiratory infection commonly known as whooping cough, according to the South Central Public Health District.

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    More than 500 people have signed an online petition to reopen debate on a new three-year calendar approved last week by the Blaine County School District’s board of trustees.

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“Several students” in the Blaine County School District have come down with pertussis, a highly contagious respiratory infection commonly known as whooping cough, according to the South Central Public Health District.

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An interim committee created by the Legislature and tasked with revamping the state’s school funding formula wrapped up nearly three years of work last week, submitting its draft for a new way to divvy up money among public schools—and leaving districts across Idaho to make sense of potentia…

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Wood River Middle School Principal Fritz Peters, right, uses a tourniquet to show how to “stop the bleeding” at an emergency medical training session for Blaine County School District administrators Tuesday morning in Hailey. The program, which is supported by a grant from the St. Luke’s Woo…

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    Blaine County elementary teachers face an uphill climb to get students back to reading at grade level, according to fall test results released last week by the state Department of Education.

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Blaine County students are on their best behavior in at least eight years, according to a survey from The Drug Coalition measuring drug and alcohol use at four middle and high schools. But, rising rates among younger kids has some in the district worried.

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The Blaine County School District came out of its 2018 fiscal year with a clean bill of financial health—and up nearly a million dollars, according to its annual audit, which the school board received Tuesday night.

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Looking to cash in on some of its unused properties, the Blaine County School District is auctioning off a house on W. Bullion Street near downtown Hailey.

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The Blaine County School District’s Latino Staff Advisory Committee will hold its second annual Conferencia Educativa Para Padres—Education Conference for Parents—on Saturday, Sept. 29, a bilingual meeting aimed to inform parents and spur involvement in their children’s schooling.

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Twenty-eight students from The Sage School left Hailey for San Francisco in September, participating in a six-day field study to start the new year. On Sept. 8, the group—led here by Charlie Coulter, center, arm raised, Arlo Curry and Ryan Carnes—joined thousands in the Rise for Climate, Job…

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     The Blaine County School District clarified its bus policy during a Sept. 11 meeting of its board of trustees, though parents are still concerned about the impact of newly enforced restrictions.

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     Wood River High School senior Luke Dean was one of 83 Idaho students honored as a National Merit Scholarship semi-finalist last week, the Blaine County School District announced Monday.

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    Classrooms across the Blaine County School District opened their doors to 3,494 students this year, continuing a slow trend of rising enrollment into 2018.

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The Blaine County School District got an early report card last week when the state released Idaho Standards Achievement Test 2017-18 scores in a massive data dump online.