The Fruitland School District Board unanimously voted to re-hire the district superintendent, making no reference to who will serve as the high school’s principal. Mike Fitch is the subject of an Idaho State Police investigation.
The Idaho Legislature’s Joint Economic Outlook and Revenue Assessment Committee received mixed news Thursday, just days ahead of the opening of the 2019 legislative session. Idaho’s third main source of revenue, the personal income tax, is down.
Kail Thomas, then 10-years-old, started writing a novel using weekly vocabulary words given by his teacher at Pierce Park Elementary. Now 12-years-old, the book is published, and ready to be read by kids his age.
School district officials have closed Hacker Middle School and Bennett Mountain High School on Thursday due to threats made to Bennett Mountain High. All other schools in the district are open but will have additional safety measures in place.
Middleton High School students and staff submitted wishes and the student council got busy. With community donations, they’ve been able to grant about 300. The wish assembly was Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018.
After 27 years in Boise, Idaho, schools — but an eight-day application process — Coby Dennis is the district’s superintendent in waiting. Trustees voted unanimously Thursday morning to offer Dennis the job.
For the college-bound in Idaho, career-technical education gives students a way to pay for tuition and housing. For students who won’t attend college, CTE promises affordable, mobile, tangible job training.
Boise schools Superintendent Don Coberly is retiring, and trustees will meet Thursday to discuss a “succession plan.” During his tenure as superintendent, Boise schools have outperformed state averages.
Idaho leaders want more high school graduates to go on to college or other programs, for a changing labor market and economic competition. This runs into hard realities of economics, geography and culture.
Analysis: The head of one of the world’s leading technology companies, and an adviser to the nation’s president came to Idaho. But Ivanka Trump and Tim Cook’s visit almost stayed under the radar — by design.
Elena Gallina, a 2018 graduate of Boise State University, received a Rhodes Scholarship to study refugees and forced migration at Oxford University in England. She’s the first BSU recipient since 1981.