Classwork in the snow, traveling with an alpaca and, not to be forgotten, the solar eclipse — 2017 has been a year to remember. Take a walk back through our favorite photos of 2017, featuring students, teachers, dogs and artists.
The building was closed, but staff kept teaching — virtually — with online assignments. Educators took attendance and stuck to calendar and curriculum pace using technology and education apps.
Glenn Bennett, a licensed land surveyor, is promoting his profession by mentoring students at Idaho City High.
This small, rural Idaho school churned out a 100 percent graduation rate in 2016. About half went on to college, a ratio that mirrors Idaho’s statewide go-on rate. Here are some of their stories on life after high school.
We caught teachers, students and dogs in action on social media while the solar eclipse was in full motion.
A Boise teacher has nearly 1,000 notes from students on her classroom wall.
The self-taught musician, inspired by YouTube and Madonna, performs at the Saturday market. “I want to make people happy,” he says.
Twin Falls teen and his alpaca bring joy to the community
Twin Falls High School senior Drew Moffitt travels with his pet alpaca to schools and senior centers to brighten peoples days.
Grant Guymon went on a three-month Mexico adventure and came back to work at the Statehouse inspired to change the world.
Ellen Sanders is taking her 40 years of experience as a musician and bringing it to the classrooms of the Blaine County School District.
The Gooding campus and outreach program continue to grow and offer more services after a near closure 10 years ago. Further reading:
Top education stories of 2017