District News

Math Is Cool

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58 sixth graders from both River City and Post Falls Middle Schools competed in the “Math is Cool” competition at Lake City High School on March 17th.  This included both individual and team events.  Individual events included completion of open-ended and multiple choice problem sets.  Team events included open-ended problem sets, relays, mental math and college bowl rounds.  River City won first place (blue ribbon photo) and Post Falls Middle School won second place in their division (red ribbon photo).

The students listed below also won trophies as individuals: 

Micah Green won first place (River City)

Pierce Gural won second place (River City)

Madison Barkley won third place (Post Falls)

Luke Schutte won fourth place (Post Falls)

Trevor Cord won fifth place (River City) and

Autumn Fields won sixth place (Post Falls)

Congratulations to all participants!

 

 

National Merit Finalist

Ashley Dewitt, a senior at Post Falls High School, is a finalist in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship program. She qualified based on her outstanding performance on the PSAT and SAT college entrance examinations.  Students earning the National Merit Scholarship Finalist standing must score in the top one-half of one percent of the two million students who take the PSAT during their junior year.  In addition, they must score equally high on the SAT in their senior year, submit an application with teacher recommendations and demonstrate a commitment to academics and student involvement.

Ashley plans to attend Washington State University in the Honors College, majoring in microbiology and political science with a minor in Spanish. Ashley is state president and international co-vice president for Job’s Daughters, a young women’s service and leadership organization. She is also president for the Post Falls chapter of National Honor Society and participates in Quiz Bowl. Ashley currently holds an impressive 4.27 accumulated grade point average. She has completed multiple dual credit courses through University of Idaho during her sophomore, junior and senior academic years. She will receive a $2500 college scholarship and qualifies for additional National Merit Scholarship monies to be awarded later this spring.  Colleges and Universities compete to get Merit Scholars to attend their programs.

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Harrison Baker: DAR Essay Contest Winner
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The Lt. George Farragut Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution of Coeur d’Alene awarded Harrison Boyd Baker as winner of their state American History Essay contest for 8th grade.  He will now go on to compete regionally. Harrison is the son of Bruce and Kathy Baker and a student at River City Middle School. The students in Nancy Hick’s 8th grade English class entered the contest with the prompt “Celebrating a Century: America’s National Parks”.  Congratulations Harrison!

Local Dentists Provide Dental Education
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The Post Falls School District would like to thank the following local dentists for volunteering their time to conduct dental education presentations for all students grades K – 6:
Dr. Barlow – Little Smiles Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Peach – Peach Orthodontics
Dr. Curtis – Curtis Orthodontics
Dr. Elliot – Post Falls Family Dental
Dr. Dance – Dr. Dance Dentistry for Kids

Post Falls High School Joins Rachel’s Challenge

All Post Falls High School students and staff participated in the initial training for participation in Rachel’s Challenge on October 18. 

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Kindergarten Registration May 10, 2017
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Frederick Post Kindergarten will begin registering kindergarten children for the 2017-2018 school year on May 10, 2017.  Registration will be held at Frederick Post Kindergarten, 205 West Mullan Avenue in two sessions. 

 

Although each group will have equal opportunity to classroom sessions, class sessions will be assigned on a first come first serve basis within each group.

 

Session 1 with last names beginning with A-M: from 7:00am until 12:00pm

Session 2 with last names beginning with N-Z:  from 1:00pm until 5:30pm. 

 

Children must turn 5 on or before September 1, 2017 in order to register for public school kindergarten. 

 

You will find the registration forms, other required documents and a list of all items you need to bring with you by clicking read more below.

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Reverse Job Fair Prepares Seniors For Careers

230 seniors participated in the 2017 Reverse Job Fair held on March 22.  The seniors are interviewed multiple times by 185 local business leaders regarding their future chosen careers.  Each senior investigates a career of their choice, puts together a portfolio including information about their job shadow and creates a tri-fold display with information regarding that career.  The seniors with the best overall plan and interview are eligible for scholarship money donated by local businesses.  Seniors from Post Falls High School, New Vision Alternative High School and Genesis Prepatory School participate.  The list of the award winners are as follows:

$1,000 North Idaho College – Madison Thompson

$1,000 North Idaho College – Abbigail Hathaway

$1,000 Kootenai Health – Lexis Fouts

$1,000 Lewis-Clark State College – Rebecca Skarisky

$1,000 Advanced Benefits – Akira Nelson

$1,000 North Idaho Higher Education – Pedro Romero

$500 STCU – Jayme Cord

$500 Post Falls Chamber – Jillian Woodward

$500 River City Leadership – Andy Oseguera

$500 Idaho Forest Group – Lyndsay Frey

$500 Express Employment Professionals – Kailey Garcia

$500 Knock Marketing & Design – Molly Fromm

$500 Post Falls Rotary – Brianna Slattery

$500 Post Falls School District – Wesley Brown

$500 Post Falls Community Ambassadors LLC – Madison Bechard

$500 Post Falls Kiwanis – Abigail Meyer

$500 IAFF Local 2856 – Josh Rogne

A special thank you goes out to the Post Falls Chamber of Commerce and the Idaho Department of Labor for their leadership putting this event together.  Other contributors include Idaho Central Credit Union, Spokane Packaging, Unitech Composites, Pita Pit, Columbia Bank, Idaho Forest Group, STCU, Century Publishing, and Real Life Ministries.

 
     

PFHS Student Will Perform at Carnegie Hall

 Olivia Ward, a Junior at Post Falls High School, has been selected for the 2017 High School honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall.  She will perform Alto 1 in February with the High School Honors Chorale Ensemble.

Earlier this year, Olivia auditioned and was selected as one of the top high school performers.  She is one of 750 high school students selected from over 18,000 nominations this year.  Olivia is a member of the Troubadours at PFHS.  In response to her selection as a Finalist, Olivia said, “Oh my gosh!  I’m going to New York to sing at Carnegie Hall!”   Olivia is also a member of the PFHS Varsity Swim Team and is a member of National Honor Society.    Congratulations Olivia!


 

Congratulations PFHS Robotics Club!
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The PFHS Robotics Club received a $500 contribution from Esterline Advanced Input Systems of Coeur d’Alene on Tuesday, January 10th.  This money will be used to help fund the group’s participation in the First Tech Challenge Idaho Championship being held at the University of Idaho on February 11th, 2017.  This is the club’s second year at the high school and it will be their second trip to the competition.

Invent Idaho Winners

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Lily Still – 3rd place – 1-2 adaptations
Logan Lamb – 3rd place – 3-4 adaptations
Scarlet Malone – 3rd place – 1-2 adaptations
Jules Verne/Cobin Seath – 1st place – 1-2 adaptations
Jules Verne/Kyjaun Mayer – 3rd place – 3-4 adaptations
Jules Verne/Tori Sims – 1st place – 3-4 adaptations
Jules Verne / Clark Massey – 3rd place – 1-2 non working
Rayleigh Reynolds – 2nd place – 1-2 working model
MacKenzy Nelson – 1st place – 1-2 working model
Jaren Wallace - Best of Catergory for working model

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