Boise School District lifts mask mandate for the fall

Parent and staff surveys indicated that face coverings are not a priority. Surveys also said the district should continue to monitor community COVID cases.

Principal ready to ‘give the keys to the kids’ in new West Ada school

Owyhee High opens in August and the students will have the opportunity to start new traditions.

Boise native finds college success amid constant disruptions

Winston Gee, a 2017 graduate of Boise High, earned all As in four years of college that included evacuations for a fire, mudslide and pandemic.

Boise schools were sole ‘target’ of lawmaker’s indoctrination search

Rep. Priscilla Giddings’ asked for equity-focused teaching materials from the Boise School District via a public records request on May 26. No other districts received a similar request, records show.

Two districts could lose millions from tax overhaul

But rising home values may erase the deficit for Boise and Lewiston schools.

West Ada, Caldwell drop mask requirements

Caldwell’s policy was also changed to say that masks may become required as needed in the future “should outbreaks in schools occur in the future.”

Boise trustees extend superintendent’s contract

Coby Dennis’ salary becomes the highest in Idaho K-12 public education.

Summer camps give students ‘enrichment’ opportunity

Using Title I and federal funds, Caldwell is giving children an opportunity to learn about science, math and even cooking.

Students unmask during outdoor music class

West Ada trustees voted unanimously on May 11 to change the district’s mask requirements. Masks are still required indoors but are optional outdoors.

Nampa trustee to face May recall election

An Idaho Falls trustee will also be facing recall.