Education

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Libby school officials could keep district mask mandate in place

While state and local officials may rescind their mask mandates in a matter of weeks, Libby Public School admini...

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Troy Schools' Haggerty earns statewide recognition

In recognition of his exemplary service to his community and school district, Keith Haggerty will represent Montana as the state’s nominee for the U.S. Depar...

Updated 1 month ago
Data suggests schools aren't superspreaders

As the number of active coronavirus cases in Lincoln County ebbs and flows, Libby Superintendent Ron Goodman is seeking to dispel what he sees as a misconcep...

Updated 1 month ago
Awash in relief funds, Libby schools set spending priorities

Libby Public Schools administrators have found themselves with a large pot of money they need to spend — and fast. Superintendent Ron Goodman said the dist...

Updated 1 month ago
Students asked to self-report COVID-19 symptoms

To reduce the chance of a coronavirus outbreak, Libby Middle High School administrators have instituted a daily wellness check for students.

Updated 1 month ago
Speech and drama flourishes amid restrictions

Hampered by restrictions and quarantines, many sports teams and performative artists this year are left wondering if they'll have a chance to compete. For th...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
American Covenant angling to speed up Asa Wood sale

Libby Public School District officials are exploring a new avenue for repurposing the defunct Asa Wood Elementary School.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Superintendent outlines testing plans for Libby schools

In hopes of mitigating the spread of the coronavirus within school buildings, Libby Public Schools administrators plan to roll out a rapid testing program by...

Updated 2 months ago
Konzen remembered as tireless educator, elected official

After nearly 50 years of public service in Lincoln County, John Konzen, 77, died Nov. 3.

Updated 2 months ago
Elementary school closed again

Libby Elementary School moved to a fully remote learning schedule Nov. 17 and will remain that way for most of the rest of the month.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Teaching from quarantine

Headed back to school amid the coronavirus pandemic in late summer, Wally Winslow, a teacher at Libby Middle High School, knew there was a good chance he would have to instruct students in quarantine from his cla...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Libby Elementary School to move to a remote schedule

Libby Elementary School will move to a fully remote learning schedule on Nov. 17 for most of the rest of the month.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Libby school board reviews draft goals

In an effort to solidify their educational and outreach goals, members of the Libby Public School Board reviewed a draft strategic plan aimed at helping guide the district for the next three years during a Nov. 2...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Retired Ranger challenges local students to become heroes for a day

When he joined the Army, retired Lt. Colonel Dr. Robert Sanchez found that many people misconstrued his reasons for signing up.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Libby Middle High School switches to remote learning

The Libby Middle High School will move to a fully remote schedule on Nov. 12 for most of the month.