School Issues


Four-day school week topic at school board meeting

Four-day school week topic at school board meeting This week’s school board meeting was well attended due to a unique agenda topic. The concept of moving to a four-day school week was introduced to the board, presented by several parents and teachers in attendance.

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“Shop” open house this Friday: Adult shop classes to be discussed

Terry High School will be hosting a “SHOP” open house this Friday, January 8th from 5-7p.m. Everyone is invited to see the work that has been done to the shop, located behind the High School, and view the various projects that students are engaged in.
ALL ADULTS interested in registering for adult shop are also invited to attend the open house to receive information on when the program starts and finishes. Since there is also a HOME basketball game this Friday, those interested are encouraged to pop in between games.

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School Election Results

Community supports school with passing of General Fund Levi

The Terry community once again came out in support of our schools with the passing of the General Fund Levy with 193 votes FOR and 114 votes AGAINST.

Results from the May 5 Terry School District Trustee election ended with Tyson Browning and Brock Tibbetts being voted in to serve one three-year term each.

The vote was a close one with Browning and Tibbetts splitting the votes with 189 votes each and Vadnae Green following close behind with 169 votes.

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Meet your school board candidates...

Prairie County voters will choose between three candidates for two vacant Trustee positions on the   Terry School Board at the May 5 election. These Trustees will serve on the K-12 School District No. 5 Board of Trustees.

Polls will be open from 12:00 - 8:00 p.m. in the Terry High School lobby. Absentee ballots may be obtained by written application to the District Clerk or by applying in person at the Clerk’s office prior to noon, on May 4, 2015.

The following interview questions were answered by the candidates.

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6th grade to be added to middle school schedule

 By Kay Braddock

 
 
Next year’s sixth graders will follow a middle school schedule. 
That unanimous decision made by Terry Public School trustees during Monday night’s regular board meeting came after an earlier meeting held with parents of elementary students that outlined the school district’s options.
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School to host digital awareness class

  Don’t miss this live event! IROC is coming to Terry. This award winning and nationally acclaimed Live Event provides digital citizens with a greater awareness of negative, irresponsible, and malicious digital behaviors and trends – beyond the common issues of sexting, cyber bullying an sextortion – and the method to reduce the risk of becoming a victim of a cyber-crime, bullying, or digital exploitation.

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Missoula Children’s Theater coming to Terry Schools

  The Missoula Children's Theater will be coming to Terry  November 8-12.  The show title to be performed is Treasure Island. 

Auditions will be held Monday, Nov. 8 after school for all Terry students, grades K-12.  Practices will be held each day after school with two performances scheduled for Friday, Nov 12 in the Ray Frank Gymnasium -  a matinee for students at 1 p.m. and a public performance at 7 p.m.  
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Summer school offers fun, learning activities

By Lizzy Lacquement

  Although classes have ended at Terry Public Schools, the buildings are still abuzz with activity. That’s because the Terry Summer Program has jumped to a great start. 

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Teachers union points to efforts to negotiate unfair labor charge

By Kay Braddock

  Attempts to negotiate were ongoing. 

That’s one message Terry Teachers Association, MEA-MFT president Stefanie Forcella wants to get out to the public.
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Incumbents hold seats

        Brian Morast and Jason Higgins will serve another term as trustees for the Terry Public School District. Voters made that decision at the May 4 election. 

Morast received 194 votes while Higgins came away with 149 votes. Challenger Michael Sterchi received 78 votes. A total of 223 ballots were cast.
The two 3-year trustee seats were the only issues on the ballot.

Published May 5, 2010

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Poll

How would you feel about a four-day school week in Terry?: