Twin Falls School District

Magic Valley districts fill vacancies with unlicensed teachers

As Idaho grapples with an ongoing teacher shortage, Magic Valley schools are filling vacancies through alternative routes — and, in some cases, by hiring unlicensed teachers.

Emergency levy bill exceeds $10 million

At least 12 growing districts across the state will collect emergency levies. Last year’s emergency levies totaled $9.1 million. Unlike other levies, emergency levies do not require voter approval.

Solar eclipse: Here’s the inside scoop on school plans

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Idaho teen supports his family while maintaining a 3.9 GPA

Atirekk Sanasan, a senior at Twin Falls High School, works 25 hours a week to help pay for family expenses like rent and groceries.

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.

Twin Falls officials say little about $94,000 payout

District support services director Clara Allred made the “difficult decision” to retire, Allred’s attorney said in a statement to the Twin Falls Times-News.

Twin Falls superintendent to retire next year

Wiley J. Dobbs will stay on the job for 12 more months as the board searches for his replacement.

Districts scale back fees, back-to-school supply lists

School districts can no longer collect class fees. That means officials are looking for ways to keep programs intact — and available to all students.

Tighter security, higher absenteeism at Twin Falls schools

A fatal drive-by shooting and an accidental gun firing at a Twin Falls school leaves parents and district staff on edge.

Twin Falls reaffirms support for refugee program

For three decades, Twin Falls has provided an unlikely landing spot for refugee students from all over the world. And most residents want to keep it that way.