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Several organizations in the Wood River Valley came together this summer to hold the SummerBridge Education Camp, a program aimed at recapturing educational days lost to closures from the COVID-19 pandemic and to give kids a learning experience that feels more like summer camp than summer school.

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The Blaine County School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday unanimously approved a motion to allow the extension of the Toe of the Hill trail through an easement near Wood River High School.

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The American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admission Officers (AACRAO) has bestowed The College of Southern Idaho’s Vice President of Student Life and Enrollment Services Dr. Jonathan Lord with a nationally recognized Strategic Enrollment Management endorsement.

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The ARCH Community Housing Trust, an nonprofit developer focused on solving housing issues in Blaine County, raised more than $900,000 to help develop affordable housing for Blaine County School District staff, the BCSD announced Sunday.

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The Blaine County School District Board of Trustees will meet at 6 p.m. in regular session on Tuesday, July 19, at the Community Campus to consider asking the city of Hailey to annex a pair of district-owned lots considered ideal for workforce housing. 

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Statewide results from the Idaho Reading Indicator test show that more than two-thirds of all Idaho students from kindergarten through third grade were reading at grade level by the end of the school year last year, according to Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra.

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Dozens of cheering Reclaim Idaho volunteers turned in more than 100,000 signatures for verification at the Idaho State Capitol on July 6 as part of their effort to place a $300 million education funding ballot initiative on November’s ballot.

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The Blaine County School District Board of Trustees will hold its annual hearing on the 2022-23 budget Tuesday, June 14, at 6 p.m. at the Community Campus in Hailey.

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On the heels of Gov. Brad Little signing Senate Bill 1404—an effort to retain teachers during what the language of the bill called a teacher shortage emergency across Idaho—the Blaine County School District Board of Trustees unanimously approved an approximately $1,000 one-time bonus to qual…

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Wood River High School will hold its annual graduation ceremony Friday, May 27, in Phil Homer stadium at the Hailey school. The event will begin at 4 p.m., with the gates opening at 3 p.m.

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The Blaine County School District board of trustees and representatives of the district’s teachers union agreed to an updated contract earlier this month, setting the terms, compensation and working conditions for the 2022-23 school year.

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IDeal, Idaho’s 529 College Savings Program, released its 2021 annual report this month, showing growth in several categories compared to 2020, including total accounts, contributions to accounts from friends and family members, total amount of money saved with the program for future educatio…

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The Blaine County School District will be participating in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program to provide free meals to kids and teens during summer 2022. Free breakfast and lunches will be provided at no cost to children ages 1-18 beginning in June at Wood River…

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Numerous Wood River High School seniors walked away from school Monday night, April 18, with smiles on their faces and promissory certificates in hand after dozens of Blaine County businesses and organizations doled out scholarships to support their higher education.

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The Blaine County School District board of trustees has approved funding for the proposed “grow your own” program, which aims to retain and recruit quality educators by providing financial reimbursement for district employees to get teaching, bachelor’s or master’s degrees from various accre…

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One month after a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed against the city of Hailey by the Sandpoint-based Health Freedom Defense Fund and several area residents, the anti-mask group has pulled its separate, nearly identical lawsuit against the board of the Blaine County School District.