Bonneville School District

Bonneville trustees approve boundaries for new high school and elementary schools

“It’s not a fun decision to make,” said Bonneville’s assistant superintendent Scott Woolstenhulme, “but I think we’ve done our best.” Hundreds of elementary and secondary kids will be relocated.

Bonneville patrons voice concerns over possible boundary changes

The school district recently floated a variety of multimillion-dollar options aimed at absorbing Ammon’s dizzying growth, but the problem is handling the influx of kids in the meantime.

Bonneville grapples with overcrowding, again

About 75 parents, patrons and teachers turned out for a two-hour meeting at Sandcreek Middle School Tuesday to provide feedback and ask questions about a variety of multimillion-dollar options aimed at curbing the problem — and to see if the district will turn to local taxpayers to help fund the fix.

Idaho Falls debates benefits, costs of new community college

K-12 students would have more opportunities to gain college credits, but local taxpayers could face multiple bond measures.

Caldwell chooses Bonneville administrator to head district

The hiring process was kept secret. Trustees signed “confidentiality statements” over resumes and the board chair admitted the trustees made their “unanimous vote” to hire French during a Saturday executive session.

Two districts collect emergency levies — despite enrollment decreases

The levies, designed to offset growth, are based not on enrollment, but on daily school attendance. And it’s up to districts to do their own math.

Elections: Levies, bonds pass; Caldwell trustees recalled

Among Tuesday’s headlines: A supplemental levy passes in West Ada, and the Bonneville district finally gets the green light on a new high school.

For several districts, key elections loom Tuesday

The headliners: levies in West Ada, Nampa and Vallivue; another bond issue in Bonneville; and recalls in Caldwell.

Trying again: Bonneville plans another building bond

It’ll be the third time around this year for the Eastern Idaho district; bond issues went down to defeat in March and May.

Election results: Trustee shakeups, Bonneville bond fails

Incumbent school board members were unseated in West Ada and Nampa. In Bonneville, a third attempt at a bond issue falls just shy of passage.