Nampa School District

Nampa to seek supplemental levy in November

The two-year, $18.75 million levy replaces a smaller two-year levy passed in 2015. The district says rising property values will cover the difference.

‘It is a place where I have my hopes and dreams:’ Kellerer returns to Nampa district

Paula Kellerer takes over a school district that has survived a deep financial crisis. She wants to turn the focus to student achievement and supporting Nampa’s teachers.

Why we protested the Nampa superintendent hire

Hiring a superintendent might be the single most important decision a school board can make. We believe the process should be as transparent as possible, every step of the way.

Nampa trustees hire Kellerer — again

Nampa trustees hired Northwest Nazarene University dean Paula Kellerer to fill the district’s superintendent’s vacancy — resolving a three-week-long legal dispute over the initial hiring. Here’s a recap of what happened Wednesday, and what led up to it.

Nampa agrees to do-over, will hire Kellerer by name as superintendent

Board members will meet later this week to void action from the May 9 meeting, when trustees voted to hire “Candidate A” without disclosing who that is.

Nampa kids go from gamers to creators

Lone Star Middle School students are creating interactive stories and games while learning how to program code.

Nampa bond rating gets another upgrade

Moody’s Investors Service upgraded Nampa’s bond rating for the third successive year. In 2014, the district erased a $5.3 million shortfall.

Of boundaries and buses: Nampa residents seek to leave district

Some residents on the northern fringe of the Nampa School District want to send their kids to the Vallivue School District — and campuses within walking or cycling range of their homes.

Kellerer named Nampa superintendent after secretive hiring process

Northwest Nazarene University Dean Paula Kellerer will return to the Nampa School District, as its first female superintendent. Her first day on the job will be July 1.

Nampa narrows superintendent search

William Fritz, an assistant schools superintendent from Indian River, Fla., and Paula Kellerer, a dean at Nampa’s Northwest Nazarene University, are the two finalists for the opening.