December 9, 2021

The Wishing Tree

Giant Springs Elementary is doing a year long theme utilizing the book “The Wishing Tree” by Meika Hashimoto.  This book focuses on a simple wish made […]
March 23, 2021

Continuing to Give Back to the Children

“Wherever there is a need in Great Falls, Montana…..you’ll find The Salvation Army.” is the motto of the Great Falls Salvation Army organization. This organization helps […]
March 10, 2021

Achieving The American Dream Through Personalization of Learning

By Irina Mills In the past several years, Great Falls Public Schools has seen a threefold increase in students who come from multilingual backgrounds. These students […]
September 30, 2020

Everything you wanted to know about GFPS Remote Teaching

By Elizabeth Hill Ask any teacher or school administrator nationwide how many classes were offered in college on teaching, modifying curriculum or handling extensive technology needs […]
August 20, 2020

“It will work.  I have seen it.” GFPS, The HANDS Program and Covid-19

By Rhonda Zobrak Wow!  2020 seems like the longest year ever.  It feels like we talk about the same things and hear the same news stories […]
April 30, 2020

Keeping Great Schools in Great Falls

By Reverend Tim Seery I’ve lived out-of-state for nearly 10 years now and I still have not encountered anything quite like Great Falls Public Schools. I […]
February 11, 2020

Low teacher salaries a hardship on teachers and recruiting

Two to three nights a week, Josh Mueller, first-grade teacher at Sunnyside Elementary, would get off work at 4 p.m. and start his second job waiting […]
November 19, 2019

“Get Involved” A Parents Motto for Life and Our Community

By Paula Wilmot When Lori Bonifay earned her college degree, she was living at the Rescue Mission with four of her five children. She had traveled […]