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Suspect wants to share his side of the Big Sky High School shooting incident  The Missoulian

Marvin Seastrunk wants to be heard. The 18-year-old's name may be unfamiliar but the story is well-known locally. Seastrunk was sentenced on Tuesday for an ...



Review: Officer from Big Sky High School shooting used 'reasonable' force  The Missoulian

The school resource officer who shot at a student's car as the youth fled Big Sky High School returned to active duty following use-of-force investigations by the ...



Student denies driving at officer who shot at his car at Big Sky High School, admits other charges  Missoulian

The Big Sky High School student whose car was shot at by the school resource officer when the student — allegedly with cocaine and a pistol — fled the ...



Big Sky High School student suspended for repeatedly wearing Confederate flag sweatshirt  Missoulian

A Big Sky High School student was suspended from school Tuesday for repeatedly wearing a Confederate flag sweatshirt, despite the administration's requests ...



Police: Shots fired in Missoula's Big Sky High parking lot; student arrested after chase  Missoulian

A Big Sky High School student was taken into custody Friday after shots were fired in the school's student parking lot at about 12:45 p.m., according to Missoula ...



Student from Big Sky High School shooting will be tried as juvenile  The Missoulian

The now 18-year-old Big Sky High School student whose car was shot at by the school resource officer when he fled the building in March — allegedly with ...



Big Sky High student didn’t have gun in building, district says  Missoulian

Although the student involved in a Friday shooting at Big Sky High School was being investigated for having a gun, school officials said that he did not bring one ...



Cocaine, $1,000 found on Big Sky student charged in shooting incident  Missoulian

Prosecutors have filed juvenile felony charges against the 17-year-old student involved in a March 16 incident at Big Sky High School where he allegedly drove ...



Missoula's Big Sky High under perimeter lock-in due to graffiti threat, students allowed to leave  Missoulian

Big Sky High School was under a perimeter lock-in Thursday after graffiti was found in a girls' bathroom that reads "Don't be at Big Sky at 1:20." The lock-in was.



Hearing underway to decide if Big Sky student remains charged as adult  The Missoulian

A judge heard arguments Tuesday about whether a Big Sky High School student whose car was shot at by a school resource officer after he fled in March should ...



Report: Gunshots at Missoula's Big Sky High fired by school resource officer, not student  Missoulian

The shots fired Friday afternoon in the Big Sky High School parking lot came from the gun of the school's resource officer, not from the student he was chasing, ...



Student from Friday shooting, chase at Big Sky High makes first court appearance  Missoulian

The student arrested after an incident at Big Sky High School on Friday during which a police officer shot at the 17-year-old's car made his first court appearance ...



New Lowell principal, Big Sky athletic director named  The Missoulian

Barbara Frank will be the new principal at Lowell Elementary School for the 2018-19 school year, Missoula County Public Schools announced.



Goodbye, P'Nut: Big Sky High School health teacher retiring after 38 years  Missoulian

The kids affectionately call her “P'Nut” because she's just about 5 feet tall, but the longtime Big Sky High School teacher's diminutive physical stature belies the ...



Missoula County School District announces principal shuffle at Missoula schools  The Missoulian

A handful of Missoula schools will have new principals next year, with the Missoula County School District announcing a shuffle in administrators on Friday.



Missoula schools adopt more unified cell phone policies  Missoulian

Texting, Instagramming and tweeting will have to wait until after class for most students at Missoula County Public Schools.



Big Sky student now charged as adult  The Missoulian

The 17-year-old Big Sky High School student whose vehicle was shot at by the school resource officer when he fled during an incident in March is now charged ...



MCPS lawyer: Schools can ban Confederate flags  Missoulian

A school may restrict the presence or display of the Confederate flag in order to protect its educational environment, according to a lawyer who advises Missoula ...



Arlee's Warrior Movement brings message of hope to Big Sky Native American Heritage event  Missoulian

Friends and families fixed their attention on a projector screen in the gymnasium of Big Sky High School Wednesday night as a video in which the Arlee boys ...



A week of firsts: the Missoulian's best photos of the week  The Missoulian

Last week kicked off Griz football season and sent kiddos back to school. What photo was your favorite?



Arlee Warriors, University of Montana events celebrate Native American heritage  Missoulian

The Arlee boy's basketball team, the Warriors, will be visiting Big Sky High School on Wednesday to share their message of hope, talk about suicide prevention ...



Hot shooting, sharp defense propel Butte past Missoula Big Sky  The Missoulian

MISSOULA – What a difference a week can make. After opening the season with a loss against Helena High, Butte's girls basketball team turned it around with a ...



Big Sky HS replacing boys' basketball coach after 0-20 season  ABC FOX Montana News

Big Sky High School is "going in another direction" with its boys basketball coach after a 0-20 season last year, as first reported by SWX Montana. Bryan Ferriter ...



Increased police presence at Big Sky High after threatening messages reported  NBC Montana

A letter sent to Big Sky High School parents from the principal says two different groups of students approached school officials Wednesday with safety concerns.



Standardized test scores remain consistent in Montana, vary slightly in Missoula  Missoulian

Standardized test scores for students in Montana showed little variation in the 2017-2018 school year compared with previous years, according to results ...



Threats, Arrests Continue At Montana Schools  MTPR

A student at Stevensville High School who police say made a threat to harm staff and students was arrested today. That's according to the Ravalli County.



Sections of former UM basketball coach's graduation speech plagiarized  The Missoulian

In his speech at Big Sky High School's graduation Saturday, former Lady Griz basketball coach Robin Selvig plagiarized parts of a Great Falls Tribune article.



Montana school resource officer cleared in shooting at car  Great Falls Tribune

The officer was placed on paid administrative leave following the shooting at Big Sky High School in March.



School safety an ongoing project in Missoula  Missoulian

In the Sentinel High School gymnasium Tuesday, at the end of the school's annual “Respect Assembly,” Principal Ted Fuller delivered a brief speech on school ...



Missoula schools crack down on e-cigarette and vape pens  Missoulian

As soon as teachers turned their backs, students at Missoula Sentinel High School would reach into their pockets to grab Juul pens, take a hit and blow the ...



Hundreds of Missoula students walk out of class to protest gun violence in schools  Missoulian

Before noon Wednesday, the fire alarm went off at Hellgate High School and the building evacuated, though many students had already planned to leave.



Missoula school administrators talk bond projects, security at City Club  The Missoulian

Student safety is one of the primary needs being addressed with the $158 million in bonds that voters approved for Missoula County public schools in 2015, ...



Arts and Education: Missoula Choir Festival Group  KPAX-TV

MISSOULA – Students from Missoula's three public high schools come together once a year for one fantastic choir performance. There are some wonderful ...



Big Sky High School scholarships and awards | State & Regional  The Missoulian

Natalie M. Arnott: Brian and Cindy Arnott, parents. Missoula 4-H Council $750; Missoula 4-H Southside Lions Scholarship $1500; Montanan 4-H Foundation ...



Missoula Big Sky coach Amy Roberts on leave of absence, Brielle Rolle to assume duties  The Missoulian

MISSOULA — Missoula Big Sky head volleyball coach Amy Roberts is on leave, according to a statement from Big Sky High School athletic director Sabrina ...



High school student's painting stolen from Southgate Mall art show  NBC Montana

Someone stole a Missoula high school student's painting from a public art show at Southgate Mall. Now Big Sky High School is offering a reward.The Big Sky ...



MCPS recommends controversial English curriculum, teachers speak out  Missoulian

Sarah Pohl, an English teacher at Sentinel High School, brought a list of books she and her colleagues teach their students to a Missoula County Public Schools ...



Western AA track: Big Sky's Wilcox soars on new pole  The Missoulian

MISSOULA — Missoula Big Sky's Rylan Wilcox began to get frustrated.



Stevensville police arrest juvenile after alleged threat made at high school  Ravalli Republic

HAMILTON — A Stevensville High School student faces a felony charge of intimidation after allegedly making threatening statements toward other students and ...



Big Sky student speaks out about substitute teacher's racist comments  Missoulian

Nearly a month after Big Sky High School students were subjected to a racial epithet by a substitute teacher, a student's family is frustrated by the ongoing ...



Boston headmaster named principal of Big Sky High School  The Missoulian

Natalie Jaeger, an Anaconda native now the co-headmaster at Boston Green Academy, will be the new principal of Missoula's Big Sky High School.



Retiring teacher's sudden death stuns Missoula schools  Missoulian

Principal Natalie Jaeger said Tuesday was a “sad and somber day” in the halls of Missoula's Big Sky High School.



Back to school: All the changes Missoula families need to know  Missoulian

As Missoula's public schools open their doors this week, there are a few changes parents and students should note.



As rivers rise, Missoula County prepares for evacuations in flood-prone areas  Missoulian

Missoula County Sheriff's deputies went door to door with evacuation warnings for Orchard Homes-area residents on Monday morning after Sunday-night rains ...



High water: Photos of flooding from around Montana  The Missoulian

Floodwaters are hitting Montana residents hard this year. Have you been affected by the floods?



Missoula shooting victim was exchange student at Big Sky High  The Missoulian

The 17-year-old boy who was shot and killed early Sunday was Diren Dede, a foreign exchange student from Hamburg, Germany, attending Missoula's Big Sky ...



Missoula schools back in session amid ongoing construction  Missoulian

The blacktop adjacent to the playground at Hawthorne Elementary School crowded with students and parents as kindergartners through fifth-graders lined up for ...



Polson's Scott Wilson Hired by Montana High School Association  Flathead Beacon

Scott Wilson, the longtime head football coach at Polson High School and the school's principal the last two years, has been hired as an assistant director with ...



Shots fired in brief police standoff on Missoula's Northside  Missoulian

A Missoula police officer exchanged gunfire early Thursday morning with a 26-year-old man after a short chase through Missoula's Northside.



How much lead is in Missoula school water? Too much  The Missoulian

School starts in less than six weeks for the nearly 14000 students who attend public schools in Missoula County. Another 1000 or so students attend a private ...



Big Sky to promote Michela Anderson to head girls' hoops coach  The Missoulian

For the second time in the past two springs, Missoula Big Sky is hiring a new head girls' basketball coach. If Michela Anderson has any say in the matter, the.



Big Sky High School  The Missoulian

Parents: Terry and Suzanne Klise. GPA: 4.0. Activities: National Honor Society; varsity gymnastics. Scholarships, awards: Montana University System Honor ...



Two die in separate crashes in Missoula area over the weekend  Missoulian

The victim of a fatal motorcycle crash Friday evening between Missoula and Lolo has been identified as 20-year-old Connor Thomas Chilcote, a 2016 Missoula ...



Big Sky High School Mourns Student's Death | News  ABC FOX MONTANA

Grief counselors are available at Big Sky High School all week long for students who are mourning Diren Dede's death.



Loyola Sacred Heart under alert after bathroom graffiti threat  ABC FOX Montana News

Loyola Sacred Heart High School administrators say they're taking a graffiti threat as an opportunity to figure out what works best for school safety going forward.



Philipsburg student arrested, charged with felony for threats to school  Missoulian

A Philipsburg student has been arrested and charged with a felony after Granite County Sheriff Scott Dunkerson said the student made threats against schools in ...



Missoula school resource officers spending spring break training  Missoulian

While students and teachers are out on spring break this week, the resource officers from the Missoula Police Department still are in school.



Student wears Confederate flag to school, lands in principal's office  NBC Montana

Friday was Hellgate High School's Homecoming day. Students were encouraged to wear red and gold, the school's colors, to show school spirit. Wyatt Patterson ...



MCPS helps students, teachers cope... | KECI  NBC Montana

The start of the school year was hit by tragedy after a Big Sky High School student died by suicide Tuesday.Missoula County Public Schools is taking steps to ...



Police: 2 shot near Sentinel High in Missoula; suspect at large Sunday evening  The Missoulian

Gunshots shattered a quiet evening in Missoula Sunday, sending police rushing to the area around Sentinel High School, where they found two people lying in ...



High school graduates encouraged to find passions, know themselves, overcome challenges  The Missoulian

Seniors from Hellgate, Sentinel, and Big Sky high schools — clad, respectively, in red, purple and blue caps and gowns — crossed the Adams Center stage ...



MCPS high school students select Big Sky social studies teacher for excellence award  The Missoulian

One of the greatest honors a schoolteacher receives is the respect of his or her students.



Montana student disciplined for Confederate flag sweatshirt  Great Falls Tribune

MISSOULA — A Montana high school student has been disciplined for continuing to wear a Confederate flag sweatshirt after administrators requested that he ...



Big Sky Health Academy students spend day shadowing Missoula professionals  The Missoulian

Big Sky High School Health Science Academy students had the opportunity to scope out what a day in the life of a health care provider is like Wednesday.



Class of 2015: Big Sky's Molly Langland will join brother at West Point  The Missoulian

High school graduation is a time when newly minted adults in Missoula start to think about their futures. For Molly Langland, that path is set.



Photos: Veterans Day Events in Western Montana | News  The Missoulian

Every year we celebrate Veterans Day on the eleventh day of the eleventh month with parades, breakfasts, assemblies and observations. This year was special, ...



Big Sky High chemistry teacher makes class a blast for students  The Missoulian

Things sizzle and flash – and sometimes things stink horribly – in Dave Jones' classroom.



Ronald Joseph Pagel  The Missoulian

MISSOULA — Ronald Joseph Pagel, husband and father, forester and teacher, passed away on Thursday, July 19 at home in Missoula with his family.



Returning champs Christina Aragon, Dawson LaRance face loaded Montana Mile field  MontanaSports

(Big Sky State Games media release). BILLINGS – The 2018 Montana Mile will mark its 27th running for men and the 17th for women at the Big Sky State Games ...



Big Sky High School student accepted to West Point  The Missoulian

Molly Langland of Big Sky High School has been accepted to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York.



Tests: Lead levels in some Missoula County Public Schools' water near EPA cutoff  Missoulian

Missoula County Public Schools found levels of lead above the physician-recommended amount in about 80 percent of water tests in the last two years, ...



University of Montana Athletics budget shrinks as institutional support projected to grow  Missoulian

The University of Montana Athletics Department budget is projected to be smaller in the 2018 fiscal year even as the institutional support it receives is estimated ...



Arlee parents still frustrated over response to student who brought gun to school  The Missoulian

Parents of students in the Arlee School District are planning to attend a school board meeting on Tuesday to discuss school safety after a meeting last week left ...



UPDATE: Big Sky librarian dies in car crash  The Missoulian

Big Sky High School lost longtime librarian Christine Fogerty on Friday when she died in a car accident while visiting family in Bozeman, according to Principal ...



Missoula remembers longtime Aerie adviser Lorilee Evans-Lynn  Missoulian

Robert Lee lifted up the left side of his jacket, revealing "Words" on his shirt as he said it: "Words matter."



Big Sky High School Suspends Substitute Teacher For Offensive Remark Made In Class  Newstalkkgvo

On Tuesday, a substitute teacher at Big Sky High School was removed from a sophomore English class after allegedly making an 'offensive and inappropriate' ...



Spate of motorcycle crashes mar Montana's post-holiday highways  The Missoulian

Authorities expect to release Wednesday the name of a 45-year-old man who died in a one-vehicle rollover Sunday evening east of Missoula near Turah.



Monday's Montanan: R. David Wilson's life as colorful as his paintings  Missoulian

To fully capture how interesting R. David Wilson's life has been, you'd need a very long non-fiction novel illustrated with world maps.



Students Across Montana Join National Gun Walkout  MTPR

Students across Montana joined the nationwide school walkout today on the one month anniversary the Florida school shooting. Nicky Ouellet reports from the.



Missoula gun show brings dealers from around the region  Missoulian

A weekend gun show in Missoula has collectors and dealers from across the region gathering to sell and trade everything from new pistols to antique firearms.



Man from East Missoula manhunt admits to federal gun charge  The Missoulian

The man involved in an hours-long armed manhunt in East Missoula in January pleaded guilty to a federal weapons charge Tuesday.



Youth Powwow celebrates young dancers  Missoulian

During her fancy shawl dance Saturday afternoon, 16-year-old Precious Little Dancer David spun with her arms spread apart and her fringed, colorful shawl ...



Missoula high schoolers seek community support to attend speech and debate nationals  Missoulian

When it comes to the national speech and debate tournament, local rivalries are laid to rest.



Missoula high school graduations set for Saturday; Seeley-Swan is Sunday  The Missoulian

On Saturday, 806 Missoula high school seniors will earn their degrees during graduation ceremonies in the University of Montana's Adams Center.



Hundreds of athletes compete in Missoula in 41st annual Special Olympics  Missoulian

About 500 Special Olympics athletes of all ages competed in the 41st annual Five Valleys Area Spring Games Wednesday at Big Sky High School.



Smart Schools 2020 bond project heads into 3rd year; Franklin, Lowell almost complete  The Missoulian

Students at Franklin and Lowell elementary schools will be starting the year in their completed buildings as the two Missoula County Public Schools 2020 bond ...



Big Sky High students craft skis, snowboards; raffle planned  The Missoulian

Discussions about P-Tex and dampening vibration are common enough in ski shops, but at Big Sky High School you'll find such topics at the center of the Wood ...



Missoula Fairgrounds racetrack leveling begins  Missoulian

It's been a long time since horses trotted out of the Missoula County Fairgrounds paddocks onto the racetrack. The chances of it happening again are now down ...



Later school start times are better for teens, but MCPS says cost may be too high  Missoulian

It's no secret teenagers like to sleep in, and science says they're better off if they do.



Spring showcases new life at MCPS Vo-Ag Center  The Missoulian

The baby critters romping around at the Vo-Ag Center near Big Sky High School may be care-free, but the students helping to care for them know a lot of work.



Changes could end numerous valedictorians at Sentinel, Hellgate  The Missoulian

This year's Sentinel and Hellgate high school seniors could be some of the last to receive the title of valedictorian in response to a debate about what merits a ...



Whitefish Citizen Group Proposes Safety Upgrades For Public Schools  MTPR

One week after students across Montana walked out of class to advocate for safer schools , parents, teachers and school administrators in Whitefish are.



Missoula high school administration in place for next year  The Missoulian

Missoula County Public Schools trustees accepted the personnel report Tuesday night, which lays out the staff renewals and non-renewals for the 2016-2017 ...



Diversity Week encourages Missoula students to think outside the box  The Missoulian

Versions of Donald Trump, James Dean and a pair of flustered doctors showed up on Hellgate High School's stage Wednesday.



Rallies For Guns, Against Gun Violence Planned In Montana  MTPR

Montana gun rights advocates are organizing a rally in defense of the Second Amendment later this month in Helena. The "March For Our Guns" rally is planned ...



Clear up primary ballot confusion with this handy guide  Missoulian

Absentee primary ballots were mailed out last week, and the process for completing them and sending in the absentee envelopes can be a bit complicated.



Campus Thrift sale reduces waste, funds sustainability projects  The Missoulian

Rows of clothes, fridges and other dorm room essentials lay on the floor of the Schreiber Gym at the University of Montana on Wednesday after being cast off by ...



Updated: First responders help man from Clark Fork River  The Missoulian

Missoula Emergency Medical Services officials helped an unnamed man up from the bank of the Clark Fork River below Taco John's Thursday after law ...



Missoula man accused of leaving child in hot car while stealing candy  Missoulian

A 31-year-old Missoula man was released on his own recognizance Wednesday after being charged with allegedly leaving a child in a hot car, forcing ...



MCPS agriculture teacher receives award for educational excellence  The Missoulian

Last week, when a steer owned by one of his students died suddenly, Tom Andres, who runs the high school agricultural education program for Missoula County ...



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