School Issues


Three candidates vie for two school trustee seats

  Prairie County voters will be heading to the  polls Tuesday, May 4 to choose between three candidates for two Terry School District trustee positions. Polls will be open from 12 pm to 8 pm in the lobby of Terry High School’s gymnasium.

The three candidates are Michael Sterchi and  two incumbents, Jason Higgins and Brian Morast. 
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Students’ recycling fervor rewarded

 

By Kay Braddock

It was all smiles Monday afternoon as kindergarten through sixth grade students relished in the results of their two-week paper recycling efforts. 

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School board, parents address poster flap

 By Kay Braddock

 
Posters – made and sold by several high school football parents to local businesses as a fundraiser project – were at the heart of a nearly 45-minute discussion during last week’s school board meeting. 
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Summer school activities listed

 The first week of Terry Summer School program was a definite splash! The week’s theme was “Splash Into Summer” and included a mini Montana History Unit, Montana Agriculture and Native American Study.  A splash of academics were also incorporated into the week.  Students studied books and authors and began Read Naturally, a computer based reading program.  Daily oral and silent reading was also encouraged.  

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Ballots printed while state support for general fund remains open question

  My last column started with, “This May during the ‘regular’ school election time, the district will run a levy for the general budget.  The levy will be for about $20,751.13 or 6.08 mills.  The exact amount will not be known until the legislature finishes up its business this year.”

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School anticipates running mill levy in May

By Terry Schools Supt. Charles Deisher
This May during the ‘regular’ school election time, the District will run a levy for the general budget.  The levy will be for about $20,751.13 or 6.08 mills.  The exact amount will not be known until the legislature finishes up its business this year.  This may suggest some questions.
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Voters approve school levy

  With a 35 percent showing of the county’s registered 902 voters, ballots cast overwhelmingly supported the $140,000 special school mill levy. Only 65 of the 315 votes opposed the measure, with 19 votes tallied as void. Those void votes included absentee ballots that were not returned or ballots that were miss-marked.

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Trustees mull over boiler and upcoming contract negotiations

By Inger Koppenhaver
 
Commencing for the first school board meeting of the New Year, trustees met Monday night to tackle such upcoming issues as the special mill levy election and teacher contract negotiations.
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Poll

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