In The Classroom
Posted by Bill Roberts on May 13, 2015
The Meridian Chamber of Commerce has voted to endorse two incumbents and a former trustees in the West Ada School District trustees race May 19.
West Ada trustees are elected from zones within the district. The chamber backed Mike Vuittonet in Zone 1 in the western part of the district, and Anne Ritter in Zone 4, in the northern part of the district. Both board members are seeking their fifth term. Each faces an opponent. The chamber is also supporting Loius Pifher, from zone 5, in the central part of the district. Pifher served on the board from 2002 to 2007. Three other candidates are seeking that seat.
Chamber leaders cited qualification and experience in their endorsements, but did not give specifics.
Posted by Bill Roberts on April 7, 2015
Susan Williamson, the principal at William Howard Taft Elementary School in Boise for more than 15 years, was nicknamed the "red-haired tornado."
Posted by Bill Roberts on March 27, 2015
Students are raising funds to pay for the trip.
Posted by Bill Roberts on March 24, 2015
State Schools Superintendent Sherri Ybarra has no use for the statewide instructional management system that was sharply criticized Monday in a report by the state’s Office of Performance Evaluation.
Posted by Bill Roberts on March 11, 2015
Crowded schools are pressuring West Ada School District to move up the opening date of a planned elementary school south of Interstate 84 by one year.
Posted by Bill Roberts on March 3, 2015
If voters approve West Ada School District’s $96 million bond for three new schools and expansion of another to ease overcrowding, there will still be schools in the district that are too full.