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Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Libby schools consider spending plans for over $4 million in federal funds

Administrators with Libby Public Schools are finalizing plans for how best to spend over $4.25 million in federa...

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
School officials prepare for mass vaccination of staff

School employees will soon have access to vaccines thanks to a recent federal push to protect educators from the coronavirus.

Updated 4 months, 4 weeks ago
Students launch anti-mask campaign; school officials encourage civic engagement

Hoping to end masks requirements at Libby Public Schools, a group of students are circulating a petition among community members.

Updated 5 months ago
Board narrowly approves school calendars

In a narrow vote, Libby Public School Board members approved academic calendars for the next two years with alternating spring breaks.

Updated 5 months ago
Libby school board considers reiterating face mask policy

When Gov. Greg Gianforte lifted the statewide face covering mandate earlier this month, he made sure legislation was in place to protect business owners who ...

Updated 5 months, 1 week ago
Petition seeks to lift mask requirements at local public schools

Urging community members to stand against a vaguely defined dictatorship, Lincoln County residents began circulating an online petition last week to repeal m...

Updated 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Spring break proposal divides school board

A plan to transition to school calendars with spring breaks every other year has sparked division among Libby Public School officials. After debating the issue during a Feb. 8 meeting, school board members decide...

Updated 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Middle school wrestling expects boost this year

Libby Public School administrators are ramping up their middle school wrestling program to provide students with a chance to compete this year.

Updated 6 months ago
When it rains, it pours at Libby Elementary School

While administrators have come a long way in renovating Libby Elementary School’s roofing system, they still have a few leaks to plug.

Updated 6 months, 1 week ago
School board approves Goodman's contract

After nearly 11 months at the helm, Libby Superintendent Ron Goodman is set to continue his service for another two years.

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
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 administrators plan to maintain their face covering...

Updated 7 months 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 7 months, 1 week 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 7 months, 2 weeks 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 7 months, 2 weeks 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 7 months, 2 weeks 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...