$1,500 up for grabs in design contest


The J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation is taking entries from Idaho artists hoping to design the next stage backdrop for one of its initiatives, The ED Sessions. The winning entry will be compensated $1,500.

The winning design will represent four themes: Idaho, education, youth and quality of Idaho life. Design, color palette, look and feel are completely up to the artist.

Sketches are due to the Albertson Foundation by 8 a.m., July 25. Once selected, final art of the winning design is due Aug. 20. The final design — 11 feet wide by 9 feet tall — must be digitally transferrable.

The ED Sessions is a monthly education speaker series hosted by the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation.

Email designs with your name, company name if applicable and phone number, to Albertson Foundation Communications Specialist Nick Groff at ngroff@jkaf.org.

Disclosure: Idaho Education News is funded by a grant from the J.A. and Kathryn Alberston Foundation.

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 Boise School District names elementary principal

The Boise School District promoted Heather Scott to principal at Valley View Elementary.

Heather Scott

Heather Scott

Scott graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Oregon in 1994.  She received her Master’s in Administration in 2003 from the University of Idaho.

Heather began teaching in 1999 as a biology and chemistry teacher at Timberline High School and at Borah High School from 2002-2007.  In 2007 she started her administrative career in Boise and served as assistant principal at South Junior High, Frank Church, Hillside Junior High and Cynthia Mann Elementary.

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