Education

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Updated 1 day, 21 hours ago

Federal coronavirus aid trickles down to local schools

Libby Public Schools District is slated to receive about $402,371 from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic ...

Updated 1 day, 21 hours ago
Survey posted for elementary school families

Libby educators are casting an eye toward what the coming school year might look like and asking parents for help.

Updated 5 days, 21 hours ago
Graduation festivities tweaked in Troy amid pandemic

The lack of handshakes and hugs at this year’s Troy High School graduation ceremony might end up the biggest departure from past observations of the rite of ...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Libby officials hold fast to graduation plans

Despite mounting pressure to loosen restrictions surrounding high school graduation, Superintendent Craig Barringer said the Libby Public School District wou...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Makeup of school board unchanged

Four members of the Libby Public School Board were sworn back into office May 11.

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Libby school board passes on pandemic policy guidelines

The Libby Public School Board opted against adopting a set of policies recommended by the Montana School Boards Association for weathering the COVID-19 pandemic on May 4.

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Libby School Board takes first look at possible graduation plan

Members of the Libby Public School Board on May 4 got a first look at a potential plan to use a streaming service, tickets and the high school track and football field to host graduation ceremonies this year.

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Troy, Libby plan to continue with remote learning

Students in Libby and Troy will continue doing schoolwork remotely for the remainder of the year.

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Administrators pledge to celebrate graduation someway, somehow

Although restrictions aimed at preventing the spread of novel coronavirus are relaxing, local school administrators are still deciding how high school graduation festivities will look this year.

Updated 1 month ago
Troy officials report success in keeping students engaged

Prior experience with online tools gave teachers and students at Troy Public Schools a leg up with remote teaching, but the move out of the classroom has presented challenges, said Superintendent Jacob Francom.

Updated 1 month ago
Libby teachers adapting to rigors of remote learning

When fifth grade teacher Jessica Theony hosted her first ever Zoom-based check-in with students this week a little less than half of her class logged on to t...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Troy Public Schools use technology to ride out closure

Incorporating technology into the classroom has made the pivot to remote learning easier in Troy, said Superintendent Jacob Francom.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Libby board taps Goodman as next superintendent

After a public questioning lasting more than an hour March 12, the Libby Public School Board offered former principal Ron Goodman the position of superintend...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Former principal interviews for Libby superintendent job

Community members got their first glimpse this week at a potential candidate to replace outgoing Superintendent Craig Barringer — and it turned out to be a f...