All ten Helena School Board of Trustees candidates completed a survey conducted through the Helena Independent Record. You may view their responses by clicking HERE.
Beth Heiser has worked as a paraprofessional in the Helena school district for over 20 years. Now she is being honored as the Helena Education Association’s Para Educator of the Year. Read the entire article about Ms. Heiser’s accomplishments HERE.
Laura Trapp is this year’s HEA Educator of the Year. Ms. Trapp considers herself a lifelong learner. She pursued her master’s degree and National Board certification while teaching full time. She also is a conference presenter for the 2019 Montana Library Association and member of the American Association of School Librarians. Read the full story published in the Independent Record HERE.
Capital High and Helena High School each offer between 15 and 20 diverse business classes from “Money Management” to “Desktop Publishing.” Regardless of the class, relationships with local businesses is a common thread among our high school business departments. Read the article in its entirety by clicking HERE.
The SBAC is what Montana uses to fulfill requirements of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. That act was passed with intent to reduce the educational achievement gap by providing equal educational opportunities for all children, explained Helena assessment coordinator Jilyn Chandler.
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The upcoming Capital High School production of Figaro was featured in the Independent Record. View the article HERE.
We encourage you to take the time to get to know your school board candidates prior to the May 7 election. You can view a story about them by clicking HERE.
Four Capital High School seniors stand out as future business professionals in Montana.
Mariah Thomas, Kyle Norman, DeLaney Heppner and Alex Northey will travel to the national Business Professionals of America conference May 1-5 in Anaheim, California. These students all placed high in Montana’s state competition. They were among 18 Capital students who competed with 1,300 others from across the state in the leadership conference. To read this article in its entirety, please click HERE.
The National Center for Women & Information Technology has chosen Ms. Missy Smith, Helena High School computer science teacher, for its second ever national educator award. The organization celebrates educators who encourage high school women’s interest and participation in computer sciences. Since 2004, NCWIT has honored teachers at the state level. In 2018 the decision was made to honor a teacher nationally. Read the article posted in the Independent Record HERE.