Posts Tagged ‘ education ’

Iniwa 1957

Monday, May 19, 2008
Iniwa 1957

As promised, here is the editorial from the May 1957 “Iniwa” student newspaper at Great Falls High School. The “hobby” being denounced by the article is…carving in desks! Not booze, not smoking, not meth, not tongue-piercings, not smooching…but wood-carving on the desks. I wonder if the school still has this problem?
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“Let Great Falls Rot”

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Based on initial results, it appears that the school levy won’t pass, although the tallies are razor-thin right now. KFBB just reported that the elementary school levy has been defeated by fewer than 200 votes, and the high school levy by fewer than 400 votes. By the way, kudos to everyone who voted –...
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Privileges of Residency

Thursday, April 24, 2008

How many of you would believe that I was very happy on Tuesday when I went to renew my auto registration and pay the associated fees? It’s true: I felt proud to pay “full fare” finally, now that I am retired from the Air Force and have officially claimed Montana as my home. Military...
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You Must Remember This

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

“My Very Exciting Magic Carpet Just Sailed Under Nine Palace Elephants.” Nonsense, you say? Not at all – it’s the new mnemonic device to help kids remember the name (and order) of planets and “dwarf planets” in our solar system! And here’s the cool part – it’s the whimsical creation of Great Falls’ very...
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