March 3, 2021

COVID has Created a Learning Chasm That May Rob Our Children of Future Potential

By Mary Moe (As published by the Great Falls Tribune and The Daily Montanan on March 3, 2021) As Montana legislators consider school funding for the […]
January 8, 2021

How Planning Makes All the Difference in How Our Schools have Adapted

By Leann Svir Riverview elementary Librarian When it comes to career choices, teaching is a profession that offers both rewards and challenges.  Nothing is more fulfilling […]
December 28, 2020

A Day in the Life of a Remote Learning Teacher

By Charlene Ammons Remote learning presents many challenges, especially for classroom teachers who never anticipated these unprecedented times in education. Distance learning is not necessarily a […]
December 15, 2020

A Day in the Life of a Parent of Children in the Classroom During a Pandemic

“At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents.” – Jane D. Hull Support and […]
April 1, 2020

Our Kids Thrive with Teachers with the Sharpest Tools

Co-authored by Shelly Kelly and Susan Quinn The last few weeks have been a gamechanger for all of us. We have come to realize anew how […]
March 22, 2020

Dear GFPS Staff, Thank You!!

Dear Great Falls Public Schools Administration, School Board, Teachers, Staff and community partners. One week ago, today we saw inklings but had no firm proof that […]
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 […]
February 4, 2020

Going to Public School in Great Falls Changed My Life for the Better

My name is Stephanie Mills, and I had the pleasure of growing up in Great Falls, Montana. My youth was filled with so many great occasions […]
January 11, 2020

Supporting Our Schools Through the Decades

By Pam Carroll The other day my first-grade grandson called, which is not unusual. But there was something different about this call. McCoy wanted my husband […]