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Updated 1 month, 1 week ago

Taxpayers now have option to donate to local schools

Up to $1 million in tax credit donations to local public schools will be available to Montana taxpayers thanks t...

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Troy reconsiders mask policy

With coronavirus outbreaks straining schools throughout the state, Troy Public School Board members reopened a divisive discussion on when or if the district...

Updated 3 months, 4 weeks ago
School officials catch flack for communication woes

Libby Public School Board members discussed ways of improving family outreach earlier this week after hearing from at least one parent who was frustrated wit...

Updated 3 months, 4 weeks ago
High engagement in afterschool activities

Libby Public Schools saw a strong turnout among middle and high school students for this year’s fall sports and slate of afterschool activities.

Updated 4 months ago
COVID-19 shuts down Eureka elementary school

Eureka Elementary School closed Monday due to a large number of COVID-19 positive or symptomatic staff, Eureka Superintendent of Schools Jim Mepham said in an online post alerting parents throughout the school di...

Updated 4 months ago
Libby schools adjust policies after virus surge

Administrators with Libby Public Schools are strongly recommending that students and staff wear masks while on campus, pointing to a recent coronavirus outbr...

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
Jump in coronavirus cases among students as school year gets underway

Within days of opening classrooms, Libby Elementary School saw nearly 20 students and staff members test positive for the coronavirus — almost half the total...

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Libby High School Educational Trust bestows scholarships

Two members of Libby’s class of 2021 have received scholarships from the Libby High School Educational Trust.

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Troy schools see bigger budgets

Administrators with Troy Public Schools signed off an increase in the district’s mill levy for next fiscal year, but said that property owners can expect a drop in real estate taxes thanks in part to an influx of...

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Hartley tapped to fill outstanding school board vacancy

Libby Public School Board trustees rounded out their ranks earlier this week, appointing a new member to fill a final vacancy on their panel.

Updated 5 months ago
Troy school officials adopt pandemic rules

Troy Public Schools board members narrowly voted to make masks optional when students return to classes after hearing from a handful of parents last week who...

Updated 5 months, 1 week ago
Masks optional in Libby schools

Face coverings will be optional for Libby Public School students when they return to classrooms on Aug. 25.

Updated 5 months, 1 week ago
Troy outlines pandemic plan as school year approaches

Administrators with Troy Public Schools expect that masks will be optional when students return to classes later this month.

Updated 7 months ago
Stiger steps down as principal

Andrew Stiger has stepped down from his position as Libby Elementary School principal.

Updated 7 months, 1 week 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 federal coronavirus relief funds.

Updated 7 months, 1 week ago
Candidates interviewed for open school board seat

Libby Public School Board members interviewed a slate of five candidates this week in hopes of filling an open seat on the panel.