Katie McGuire

Tasty community cafe gives West Ada culinary students real-world experience

Renaissance High is a hub for CTE classes in West Ada. The district has over 20 options for students looking for skills-based programs.

Four years in, Payette gets comfortable with four-day school weeks

Some families scramble to find daycare with a shortened week, others enjoy Fridays off. The Idaho trend continues to be scrutinized.

Star Elementary student receives Idaho Dream Factory’s first wish

Third-grader Paxton Mayer is headed to Disney World.

Do Math. Save a Life: Students analyze crash data in new curriculum

The math lessons allows students to explore maps and data about crashes all over Idaho, including their own neighborhoods.

Idaho non-profit aims to build 100 new accessible playgrounds by 2033

An accessible playground costs anywhere between $250,000 to $500,000.

West Ada teacher named Idaho’s Language Teacher of the Year

Adam Li teachers Mandarin Chinese at Renaissance High in Meridian.

Students teach what they’ve learned at community event

The career technical charter school students demonstrated culinary and health safety skills.

Boise hires its first female superintendent

Boise’s board of trustees unanimously selected Lisa Roberts, and several trustees became emotional while praising her work. 

Idaho prisoners given opportunity through education

Three educators teach math, science, Language Arts, and social studies, and another prepares them to transition after their release.

West Ada elementary earns national recognition

What makes the difference at Frontier Elementary? According to principal Katie Rutan, the “Frontier Way.”