Education news brief from around Idaho

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Boise High graduate receives $1,000 scholarship

Nathan Marshall, a 2016 Boise High School graduate, was one of four students nationwide awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the National Ocean Sciences Bowl. Screen Shot 2016-09-08 at 1.32.34 PM

Nathan competed with the Boise High School National Ocean Sciences Bowl team, helping them secure regional victories in 2014, 2015, and 2016 at the Salmon Bowl and national titles in 2014 and 2015. Marshall is A freshman at Stanford University.

Education child nutrition programs awarded USDA grant

The Idaho State Department of Education Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) was awarded the 2016 Team Nutrition Grant by the United States Department of Agriculture. With this award, CNP will create and provide online and in-person technical assistance related to the Child and Adult Care Food Program. For more information about the grant, click here.

Dairy Council gives $231,000 to schools

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Check Presentation at Bonneville’s Iona Elementary School.

The Idaho Dairy Council is giving 41 Idaho schools grants to support their Fuel Up to Play 60 initiatives this fall. The schools were selected from among hundreds
across the country that applied for funding to help them jumpstart and sustain healthy nutrition and physical activity improvements.

Fuel Up To Play 60 grant recipients (Total grants: $130,530)

  • Blackfoot Charter School (Blackfoot School District)
  • Bridgewater Elementary School (Bonneville Joint School District)
  • Burton Elementary School (Madison School District)
  • Castleford School (Castleford School District)
  • Central Elementary School (Sugar-Salem School District)
  • Cloverdale Elementary School (Bonneville Joint School District)
  • Crimson Point Elementary School (Kuna Joint School District)
  • Crossroads Middle School (West Ada School District)
  • Declo Junior High School (Cassia County School District)
  • Discovery Elementary School (West Ada School District)
  • Eagle Middle School (West Ada School District)
  • Galileo K-8 (West Ada School District)
  • Heritage Community Charter School (Caldwell School District)
  • Iona Elementary School (Bonneville Joint School District)
  • Kennedy Elementary School (Madison School District)
  • Kershaw Intermediate School (Sugar-Salem School District)
  • Kootenai Elementary School (Lake Pend Oreille School District)
  • Lake Hazel Elementary School (West Ada School District)
  • Lincoln Elementary School (Madison School District)
  • Madison Middle School (Madison School District)
  • Malad Middle School (Oneida County School District)
  • Morningside Elementary School (Twin Falls School District)
  • Moscow Middle-High School (Moscow School District)
  • Mountain Valley Elementary School (Bonneville Joint School District)
  • Palouse Prairie School (Idaho Dept. of Education)
  • Pierce Park Elementary School (Boise School District)
  • Ponderosa Elementary School (West Ada School District)
  • Rigby Middle School (Jefferson County School District)
  • Rigby Senior High School (Jefferson County School District)
  • Ririe Elementary School (Ririe School District)
  • Ririe High School (Ririe School District)
  • River Valley Elementary School (West Ada School District)
  • Rocky Mountain Middle School (Bonneville Joint School District)
  • Roosevelt Elementary School (Boise School District)
  • Rupert Elementary School (Minidoka School District)
  • Sawtooth Middle School (West Ada School District)
  • South Fork Elementary (Jefferson County School District)
  • Summit Hills Elementary School (Bonneville Joint School District)
  • Tiebreaker Elementary School (Bonneville Joint School District)
  • Vera C. O’Leary Middle School (Twin Falls School District)
  • White Pine Elementary School (Boise School District)

USDA Fuel Up To Play 60 equipment assistance grant recipients (Total grants: $101,048)

  • Athol Elementary School (Lakeland School District)
  • Betty Kiefer Elementary School (Lakeland School District)
  • Bickel Elementary School (Twin Falls School District)
  • Canyon Ridge High School (Twin Falls School District)
  • Farmin Stidwell Elementary School (Lake Pend Oreille School District)
  • Garwood Elementary School (Lakeland School District)
  • Hansen Elementary School (Hansen School District)
  • Hansen Junior-Senior High School (Hansen School District)
  • Harrison Elementary School (Twin Falls School District)
  • Heyburn Elementary School (St. Maries Joint School District)
  • Hope Elementary School (Lake Pend Oreille School District)
  • Idaho Youth ChalleNGe Academy (Orofino Joint School District)
  • John Brown Elementary School (Lakeland School District)
  • Juliaetta Elementary School (Kendrick Joint School District)
  • Kendrick Junior-Senior High School (Kendrick Joint School District)
  • Kershaw Intermediate School (Sugar-Salem Joint School District)
  • Lake Pend Oreille Alternative High School (Lake Pend Oreille School District)
  • Lakeland Junior High School (Lakeland School District)
  • Lakeland Senior High School (Lakeland School District)
  • Lakeside Elementary School (Plummer/Worley Joint School District)
  • Lakeside Junior-Senior High School (Plummer/Worley Joint School District)
  • Lewis & Clark Middle School (West Ada School District)
  • Meadow Valley Schools (Meadow Valley School District)
  • McCain Middle School (Payette Joint School District)
  • Meridian Middle School (West Ada School District)
  • Morningside Elementary School (Twin Falls School District)
  • Northside Elementary School (Lake Pend Oreille School District)
  • Oregon Trail Elementary School (Twin Falls School District)
  • Orofino Elementary School (Orofino Joint School District)
  • Orofino High School (Orofino Joint School District)
  • Payette Primary School (Payette Joint School District)
  • Peck Elementary School (Orofino Joint School District)
  • Pinehurst Elementary School (Kellogg Joint School District)
  • Popplewell Elementary School (Buhl Joint School District)
  • Ririe Elementary School (Ririe Joint School District)
  • Ririe High School (Ririe Joint School District)
  • Robert Stuart Junior High School (Twin Falls School District)
  • Sagle Elementary School (Lake Pend Oreille School District)
  • Sandpoint High School (Lake Pend Oreille School District)
  • Sandpoint Junior High School (Lake Pend Oreille School District)
  • Southside Elementary School (Lake Pend Oreille School District)
  • Spirit Lake Elementary School (Lakeland School District)
  • St. Maries High School (St. Maries Joint School District)
  • St. Maries Middle School (St. Maries Joint School District)
  • Sts Peter & Paul School (Private)
  • Swan Valley Elementary (Swan Valley School District)
  • Timberlake Junior High School (Lakeland School District)
  • Timberlake Senior High School (Lakeland School District)
  • Timberline Elementary School (Orofino Joint School District)
  • Timberline High School (Orofino Joint School District)
  • Twin Lakes Elementary School (Lakeland School District)
  • UpRiver Elementary/Junior High School (St. Maries Joint School District)
  • Washington Elementary School (Lake Pend Oreille School District)