School Facility Press Archive

Posted on December 16, 2019

HHS Educator, Buffy Smith, receives Spirit of Montana Commendation

The latest in a long line of achievements, Helena High Computer Science Educator, Buffy Smith, recently received Congressman Greg Gianforte’s Spirit of Montana award during Computer Science Education Week.

According to a media release from Congressman Gianforte’s office,
An educator for 27 years, Buffy is breaking down barriers, paving the way for female and minority students to find their way into computer science. With her commitment to her students and her knowledge of computer science, Buffy has created an all-inclusive approach to the subject. She prioritizes encouraging students to work with others who have different views and thus enhance the outcome of a project.

Read the full release by clicking HERE.

Thank you, Ms. Smith, and congratulations on this well-deserved honor!

Posted on November 27, 2019

PAL Thanksgiving is a 40-year tradition

Each Tuesday prior to Thanksgiving, the staff at PAL serves Thanksgiving dinner to their students and families РPrincipal, Wynn Randall, even carved the turkey this year.  The Independent Record was on hand and printed this article.