April 15, 2024

2024 School Board Trustee Election Info

What is the role of a Great Falls Public School Board Trustee? A school board trustee is responsible for adopting and enforcing all policies related to […]
January 19, 2023

Community Collaboration: Keeping Kids in Mind

Last year a think-tank composed of members from Great Falls Public Schools and Malmstrom AFB met to discuss innovative ideas to benefit both organizations. As stated […]
September 11, 2022

Curriculum Changes for the Better

During any given year, the Curriculum and Assessment Department of Great Falls Public Schools is tasked with reviewing, aligning, and updating several content areas according to […]
February 17, 2022

Innovation and Collaboration with GFPS and Malmstrom Air Force Base

“Collaboration is a key part of the success of any organization, executed through a clearly defined vision and mission and based on transparency and constant communication.” […]
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 […]
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 14, 2019

Rising to the Occasion for Our Teachers and Students

By Laura Crist 1989 marked 100 years since Montana became a state. It was a big deal in all the schools. At the time Mary Sheehy […]
November 24, 2019

Teaching for the Future and Not the Past

By Laura Crist In June of 2019, Tammy Lacey gave a warning to our community, “Everyday, way too many children come to school hungry, homeless, lonely […]