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
By Laura Crist 1989 marked 100 years since Montana became a state. It was a big deal in all the… Read more Rising to the Occasion for Our Teachers and Students
By Heather Hale They’re going to cut the arts. When parents hear about school cuts, they automatically assume arts and… Read more Great Falls, the Future Arts Capitol of Montana – Its Up to You!
By Jamie Marshall It is the loss of relationships associated with more than a decade of cuts in the Great… Read more Books and Band-Aids: The Price of Cuts on Great Falls Public School Libraries
By Laura Crist In June of 2019, Tammy Lacey gave a warning to our community, “Everyday, way too many children… Read more Teaching for the Future and Not the Past