Archive for the ‘Missoula Schools’ Category

TubaChristmas Comes Again to Missoula

TubaChristmas will take place on Friday, Dec. 11 at Southgate Mall Center Clock Court. Local tubist and euphoniumists--sign-up now!... more

Missoula – A River Runs Through It

Missoula - a river does indeed run through it. In 1992, the Oscar-winning feature film A River Runs Through It brought notoriety to a town in the Pacific Northwest and the world was introduced to Missoula, Mon... more

Northern Rockies Physical Therapy Scholarship Awarded to Sentinel Senior

Northern Rockies Physical Therapy is proud to announce Sentinel High School graduate Ryan Nagel as the 2014 Northern Rockies Physical Therapy Scholarship recipient.... more

Lifelong Learning Center Offers Computer Based High School Equivalency Exam

By MONIQUE FORTMANN - Montana has adopted a new exam to assess if an individual has the knowledge and skills equal to or greater than one who graduates from High School and it is called the HiSET®.... more

Missoula – A River Runs Through It

Missoula - a river does indeed run through it. In 1992, the Oscar-winning feature film A River Runs Through It brought notoriety to a town in the Pacific Northwest and the world was introduced to Missoula, Mon... more

Missoula Story of the Week: Local Students Talk with Astronauts

By TOM DIDDEL - On Tuesday, some Missoula students were able to talk to astronauts on the International Space Station about what it's like to live and work in space.... more

Little Grizzly Football: Much More Than Just a Sport

By ERIN TURNER - If you were a boy growing up in Missoula in the last 30 or 40 years, you may remember Little Grizzly Football. Our boys have learned more than a sport... more

Missoula Ranked One Of Nation’s Top College Towns

The AIER College Index recently ranked Missoula, home to The University of Montana, among the top College Towns in the U.S.... more

Sentinel High School Spartanaires and the Big Screen Dream

By CC THE TRAINED MONKEY. Spartainaires. It was an ensemble group, hand picked from A Cappella choir. All of the girls wore matching, polyester, wraparound disco skirts. Words have not yet been invented to d... more

May 30 Training Run for the Missoula Kids’ Marathon

By KATHLEEN DEVLIN - Hey families! The Missoula Kids' Marathon training run is May 30 at 5:30 at Washington-Grizzly Stadium. There will be music and a Monte visit!... more

Run for Fun with Missoula Youth Track

By EVA DUNN-FROEBIG - Kids in kindergarten through middle school can join Missoula Youth Track, a four-week program that introduces kids to the fun of running. ... more

Start ‘Em Young! The Paxson Elementary School Running Club

By EVA DUNN-FROEBIG - When my son started kindergarten at Paxson Elementary, I was really excited for him to be part of was the Paxson Running Club.... more

Bookworms and Whangdoodles

By ELKE GOVERTSEN - The only advice I should ever give other parents is this: When you don’t know what to do, default and do something you are really good at. For me, it's reading.... more

You Are What You Love

By ERIN TURNER - In honor of Valentine's Day, here's a list of the things I love about Missoula. Add your favorites in the comments!... more

Children’s Musician Bill Harley Comes to Missoula

By JEN SLAYDEN - When Bonner School principal Ashley Parks found out that Bill Harley was coming to Missoula for a concert, she sprung into action to bring his talent to students at Bonner.... more

Don’t Kill the Light

By SILKE JAUCK. Moving to a different country also means learning more about its language. Sometimes I feel very close to English, even dream in it. Other times I feel like there are worlds apart between Engli... more

Summer Feet

By ELKE GOVERTSEN. Say it ain’t so… summer is, gulp, over? But I don’t have my summer feet yet.... more

Camp Elke

By ELKE GOVERTSEN. When I was in college, my dream job was to be a camp director. Perhaps it still is. I was MADE for camp. One thing I never thought of was the fact that somewhere other than camp, there was ma... more

Get Outta Town…

By ELKE GOVERTSEN. Sometimes the very best way to love a place is to get the heck outta there. This is consistently the case for me with Missoula.... more

Norman’s Got Nothing on Missoula

By ELKE GOVERTSEN. The nostalgia of our town is also its future. The ability to take people back to their childhoods, to a time when the grasses were hip-height and adventure called from right outside your door... more

Getting Schooled

By ELKE GOVERTSEN. About this time every year I start getting calls. Worried calls. Trying to make the right choice calls. Trying to not make the wrong choice calls. Calls from terrified, about to start kinderg... more

Missoula’s Carousel

[caption id="attachment_52843" align="alignright" width="250"] Ellinor Schultz enjoys her pony ride. Photo by ©Jeffrey Schultz.[/caption] Each year kids of all ages flock to the carousel in Caras Park to ... more

Dragon Hollow Play Land

Created in just nine days in 2001 with the help of over 4,000 volunteers, Dragon Hollow is a magical play land adjacent to A Carousel for Missoula. After the opening of the Carousel in 1995, attention tu... more

Missoula History

The first inhabitants of the Missoula area were Native Americans from the Salish tribe.  They called the area “Nemissoolatakoo,” which translates roughly to “river of ambush," and eventually gave rise to... more

Missoula Children’s Theatre

Long a Missoula staple, the MCT is now far more than a local gem. For nearly 40 years, the Missoula Children's Theatre and MCT Community Theatre have delighted locals and visitors alike with outstanding full... more

Moving with Children

Whether you're moving to Missoula or anywhere else, it's a very stressful time. Even though the adults are responsible for most of the move, moving with children brings its own set of challenges because moving ... more

Montana Natural History Center

The Montana Natural History Center helps cultivate the understanding, appreciation, and stewardship of nature through education. With a variety of programs for all ages, the Center helps both children a... more

Splash Montana

Missoula’s newest water park, Splash Montana opened in June 2006 as an outdoor park.... more

Currents Indoor Waterpark

If it’s January and you feel like a swim, where do you go? Currents Indoor Waterpark! Open 12 months a year, the Currents Aquatic Center features both leisure pools and lap pools with 20-yard lap lanes, tw... more

Missoula in Motion

Missoulians embrace green living and you'll find sustainable transportation options readily available in the city. Missoula in Motion aims to promote the city’s popular sustainable transportation system and i... more