Andrew Weeks

Couple recognized for going the extra mile

Twin Falls vice principal and his wife started programs to support the district’s homeless population.

Twin Falls tries after-school, credit-recovery program

The new program caters to students with attendance problems, teens with children or high school students with daytime jobs.

Senior projects: a burden with benefits

Every student in Idaho must complete a senior project before they can graduate. It requires at least 40 hours of work and can put a strain on a student’s senior year. The process is designed to help students solve real-world problems or investigate their interests.

Twin Falls trustees approve emergency levy

The Twin Falls School District Board of Trustees approved an emergency levy for $1.3 million in a special meeting on Monday. The full amount – $1,304,546 – is roughly 3 percent of the district’s $45 million budget. The levy will be used to hire six new para-educators, one half-time teacher, and to purchase additional supplies…

New schools in Twin Falls to open just in time

The district has started construction on two new elementary schools that will open in the fall of 2016. Construction on a middle school will begin this fall and open in 2017.