A new year brings a new board to lead the Blaine County School District. Three new members will sit on the five-person panel at the trustees’ annual meeting on Monday, Jan. 13, looking to add stability—and transparency—to district management after a tumultuous year.
Beginning Jan. 21, the Ketchum-based Environmental Resource Center will offer “Science After School,” a program for fourth- and fifth-graders, at Alturas Elementary School in Hailey. The six-week program involves students with the natural environment through outdoor adventures and exploration.
More than 1,700 people responded to the Blaine County School District’s 2019 Community Survey, according to the Idaho School Boards Association, which will now comb through the information before presenting it to the school board next month.
After gathering feedback in Hailey, Ketchum and Carey, the Blaine County school board is zeroing in on its plan to ask voters for a plant facilities levy sometime next year. First, though, it wants to hear more—particularly from people who aren’t affiliated with the schools.
After a month of coding, seventh-grade students Ellis Mallet, center, and Ozzie Scherer let their drone take flight during a performance at Wood River Middle School on Friday, Dec. 13. Using the same testing and design procedures followed by the world-renowned drone production company Verity…
A pair of trustees closed their last regular school board meeting with a positive message on Tuesday, clearing the way for two new south-valley representatives to be sworn in during January.
Three years into its expanded program, the Ernest Hemingway STEAM School is overbooked for next year’s sixth grade—and kids are facing a weighted lottery to determine who gets available slots.