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Thousands of fourth graders celebrate Idaho history
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Thousands of fourth graders celebrate Idaho history

Idaho history came to life for more than 3,400 West Ada School District fourth graders on Friday. The Meridian Middle School sports field was filled with children and 42 hands-on learning stations to celebrate the 30th annual Idaho History Rendezvous. “This is a great experience for the students, it is a combination of what they…

Auto students compete for $25,000 scholarship
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Auto students compete for $25,000 scholarship

Clint McKague and Phillip Penrod from Meridian High School were the fastest in the state at repairing a 2015 Ford Fiesta at the annual Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills contest Friday, at the College of Western Idaho in Nampa. They completed the competition in less than 90 minutes and their work passed judges’ inspections. The duo…

Boise Music Week begins
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Boise Music Week begins

Boise Music Week kicked off Friday night as students from the Boise School District took part in the sights and sounds of the annual gala event. More than 1,200 students sang and performed at the Taco Bell Arena with an audience of 5,000 people. The first Music Week began May 11, 1919. “Musical arts has been…

Students raise awareness about drug abuse
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Students raise awareness about drug abuse

Law enforcement and Treasure Valley teens collected unused prescription drugs on Saturday. About 11 high school students took part in a Boise pharmaceutical take-back event at the Ada County Sheriff’s office. One Stone, a student-led Boise nonprofit, headed up the event with the DrugFree Idaho Coalition. “We have seen the horrible consequences of prescription drug abuse in…

Teens host prom for senior citizens
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Teens host prom for senior citizens

Teens aren’t the only ones having a prom night this month. More than 50 Nampa senior citizens dressed up and danced the night away on Wednesday. The cafeteria at Lone Star Middle School was the place to be. “This is the second year we have done this dance,” said Parker Akkerman, a junior at Nampa…