Co-authored by Shelly Kelly and Susan Quinn The last few weeks have been a gamechanger for all of us. We… Read more Our Kids Thrive with Teachers with the Sharpest Tools
Dear Great Falls Public Schools Administration, School Board, Teachers, Staff and community partners. One week ago, today we saw inklings… Read more Dear GFPS Staff, Thank You!!
Last week at school I read “Huckleberry Finn,” learned about viruses, looked up Nike’s financial information, studied the Great Depression,… Read more Education Matters During a Pandemic
By Elena Baugh In a classroom, a teacher often utilizes multiple modalities to teach a subject. “There may be evidence… Read more Let’s Stop the Bleeding – We Can Do Better Great Falls!
Two to three nights a week, Josh Mueller, first-grade teacher at Sunnyside Elementary, would get off work at 4 p.m.… Read more Low teacher salaries a hardship on teachers and recruiting
My name is Stephanie Mills, and I had the pleasure of growing up in Great Falls, Montana. My youth was… Read more Going to Public School in Great Falls Changed My Life for the Better
By Paula Wilmot Your youngest son is looking forward to the Environmental Education unit and the field trips his older… Read more Budget Cuts Have Caused a Decade of Erosion in School Learning and Opportunities
By Pam Carroll The other day my first-grade grandson called, which is not unusual. But there was something different about… Read more Supporting Our Schools Through the Decades
By Jon Konen Parent-Teacher Associations are invaluable to our schools, enhancing student learning in a multitude of ways. The PTAs… Read more PTAs Fill a Gap, But Is It Enough to Leap the Fjord?
By Amiee Thompson Rachel Bohannon says she’s selfish. If she is, it’s in a heart-as-big-as-Santa kind of way. Bohannon, an… Read more Ripples of Kindness: Great Falls High Giving Tree Changes Lives