Nampa School District
Free-and-reduced-priced lunch numbers drop in most districts
The data doesn’t necessarily mean that Idaho families are better off economically.
Snack attack! Nampa online students collect food for hungry kids
Fifth graders at the school will deliver thousands of dollars worth of donations to schools in Boise and Nampa.
Nampa’s in-school therapy partnerships lead to measurable success
In-school therapy is an increasingly popular mental health support in Idaho schools. Nampa’s partnerships offer a glimpse into the strengths and challenges of that model.
Grades drop in pandemic-altered school year
Nampa and West Ada school districts posted fewer “As” and more “Fs” but trends improved as students became more familiar with remote learning.
Districts face staff shortages with return to full-time
As kids return to buildings, administrators are looking to rehire — but struggling to fill low-wage positions when staffers could make more at Costco or Amazon.
Nampa superintendent’s one-time payments concerned two trustees
Paula Kellerer gave herself and staff members coronavirus-related stipends without first getting board approval. A string of emails between two board members illustrates confusion.
Nampa School Board approves athletic competition plan
After practicing for weeks, Nampa School District athletes will be able to compete as early as Thursday.
Band, orchestra and theater teachers try to connect with students online
“Theater is all about expression and there’s only so much you can do through a screen,” said theater student Kelsie Putnam. “(Online class) sucks the life out of people.”
Thousands miss out on free lunch delivery in Nampa
The district gives out about 1,200 free lunches every day, a dramatic decrease from pre-COVID-19 days when the district was serving 9,000.