February 20, 2020

Let’s Stop the Bleeding – We Can Do Better Great Falls!

By Elena Baugh In a classroom, a teacher often utilizes multiple modalities to teach a subject. “There may be evidence that indicates that there are some […]
January 21, 2020

Budget Cuts Have Caused a Decade of Erosion in School Learning and Opportunities

By Paula Wilmot Your youngest son is looking forward to the Environmental Education unit and the field trips his older siblings enjoyed in elementary school. Then, […]
December 10, 2019

Great Falls, the Future Arts Capitol of Montana – Its Up to You!

By Heather Hale They’re going to cut the arts. When parents hear about school cuts, they automatically assume arts and music programming will cease to exist […]
November 30, 2019

Books and Band-Aids: The Price of Cuts on Great Falls Public School Libraries

By Jamie Marshall It is the loss of relationships associated with more than a decade of cuts in the Great Falls Public School District (GFPS) that […]
October 1, 2019

Overcrowded Classrooms Erode Student Opportunities and Support

Written by Amie Thompson The class of 2021 has received a short shrift. It’s not their fault and it’s not their teachers’ fault. It’s due to […]
July 8, 2019

A Year of Change in Review

By Heather Hale It’s morning, and Giant Springs Elementary fourth-grader, Max Hale, is headed down to first grade to help teach Lego Robotics. After completing the […]