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Patrons and Staff Participate in Annual Budget Meeting

Post Falls School District conducted its annual District Budget Prioritization Meeting on April 22.  The purpose of the meeting is to give staff and patrons the opportunity to provide input on the development of the fiscal year 2015 budget.  Approximately 40 individuals attended this year’s meeting, and each site administrator spoke about some identified needs at their school or department. All the attendees had an opportunity to participate in an advisory vote regarding those budget needs.  The Board of Trustees and the district administration will address the identified priorities in planning the budget for the 2014-2015 year.  The top priorities are to add elementary computer lab aides, add a behavioral specialist, provide materials for the SBAC and curricular alignment,  provide professional development and training  for the SBAC, address building maintenance, consider a different New Vision Alternative School site, upgrade computers and maintain or increase salaries and benefits for all staff.  The budget hearing for fiscal year 2015 will take place during the regular Board of Trustees meeting on June 9, 2014.

 


Reverse Job Fair a Major Success

On March 26 more than 250 Post Falls High School, New Vision Alternative High School and Genesis Prep senior students participated in the annual Post Falls Chamber of Commerce Reverse Job Fair. The Reverse Job Fair is an event in which students conduct research for a career field they are most interested in after graduation. The students create a portfolio and display that they present on the day of the event, and then are given the opportunity to practice their interview skills with professionals in their chosen career field.  Approximately 150 business professionals representing a variety of occupations were on hand to meet with and interview the students regarding their chosen occupation. In turn the students interviewed the adults to gather more information.  The following fourteen scholarships were awarded to the top performing students.

  • North Idaho College $1,000 Emily Christensen, Genesis Prep
  • North Idaho College $1,000 Devin Dresser, Post Falls High School
  • North Idaho Manufacturing Consortium $1,000 Kalyla Glasgow, Post Falls High School
  • Kootenai Health $500 Christina Duran, Post Falls High School
  • Post Falls Chamber of Commerce $500 Sydnee Hancock, Post Falls High School
  • Post Falls Chamber RCLA $500 Justin White, Post Falls High School
  • STCU $500 Moesha Gray, Post Falls High School
  • North Idaho Higher Education $500 Colton Gardner, Post Falls High School
  • Idaho Forest Group $500 Nicole Dutton, Post Falls High School
  • Post Falls School District $500 Amy Nelson, Post Falls High School
  • Express Employment Professionals $500 Jordan Hargrave, Post Falls High School
  • Local 2856 Firefighters $500 Jacob Driscoll, Post Falls High School
  • Local 2856 Firefighters $500 Ryan Chisum, Genesis Prep
  • Post Falls Rotary $250 Megan Garber, Post Falls High School


Arnold Named American Legion Educator of the Year

Post Falls High School Counselor Mike Arnold was recently named the American Legion Educator of the Year.  Mr. Arnold started his educational career nearly 40 years ago and has been a Guidance Counselor at PFHS for the past 20 years. His responsibilities include helping students set the class schedule that will be the most helpful for them to achieve their high school academic goals as well as plan for future education and the world of work.  Mr. Arnold has helped numerous students that plan to enlist in military service stay focused and meet the criteria for entry.  He has provided assistance to over 6000 students during his years of service.  Congratulations Mr. Arnold!


Post Falls Students Show that Math is Cool!
 

Post Falls School District middle school students were recently involved in a regional math competition at Mount Spokane High School.  They competed with Division 2 Washington schools.  Congratulations to the following talented students and teachers Lori Stephens and Ann Cunningham: Ali Carpenter, Corbin Cockerill, Isabelle Doyle, Colby Gennett, Jackson Headley, Kaydin Henderson, Carson Jacobsen, Tatum Jones, Madigan Landrum, Alex McCabe, Terrell Mitchell, Kayla Mueller, Keeley Nelson, Micah Sharples, Laney Smith, Rachel Taggart, Jacob Vasquez and Mary Wiecks.  Qualifying for Math Counts state competition is Dane Ford, Hannah Maag, Brock Zeller and Dalynn Kenerson.


Armstrong Selected as a Community Star

Sid Armstrong, Post Falls School District Director of Business Services, was recently chosen as a Community Star for his service to the community.  The award, given by Panhandle State Bank, includes $1000 that the recipient can donate to a charitable organization of his/her choice.  Mr. Armstrong selected the Post Falls Food Bank to receive the donation.  Mr. Armstrong has served several terms as the President of the Post Falls Rotary Civic Club as well has delivering meals on wheels to seniors for over a decade.  These are just two of his many long term volunteer activities that has helped make Post Falls a better place.



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