MERIDIAN — Doral Academy of Idaho, an arts-focused public charter school, is set to open in Meridian this fall.
MERIDIAN — The Ambrose School, a private Christian school in Meridian, is seeking help with identifying U.S. military personnel serving overseas who will receive care packages made by students on Valentine’s Day.
MERIDIAN — The West Ada School District is considering revisions to its transportation discipline policy that would make parents/students liable for damage to school bus property and require bus drivers to issue verbal warnings before disciplining a student.
MERIDIAN — Idaho’s first Goddard School, a preschool franchise with hundreds of locations in the U.S., opened last month in Meridian.
MERIDIAN — Before the 2008 recession, the West Ada School District would enroll an average of 1,000 new students a year, with 60-70% in elementary school.
MERIDIAN — No matter when you ask Mary Ann Ranells what her priorities are as the leader of the largest school district in Idaho, she will tell you the same thing.
Boise Parks and Recreation has opened its first school-based community center in the West Ada School District.
Meridian school Chief Joseph School of the Arts was one of 362 schools recognized statewide as a 2019 National Blue Ribbon School. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.
MERIDIAN — Idaho State University-Meridian has changed the game for health care education in Idaho, ISU President Kevin Satterlee said Tuesday at the campus’ 10-year anniversary party.
MERIDIAN — West Ada School District trustee Mike Vuittonet frequently hears from residents that Treasure Valley’s growth should “pay for itself.”
The Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine has named Chet Burrell at the new board of trustees chairman, the school announced Wednesday.
The West Ada School District will increase its budget by nearly $10 million this year, largely for new hires.
When he was serving in the United States Marine Band, Ben Blessing and his close friend decided to run the Marine Corps Marathon. Before his friend could, however, he died in an accident. Blessing decided he would run an ultra marathon, a feat of 42 miles, for him.
Idaho’s first medical school wrapped up its inaugural year last week, with a class of 162 students.
MERIDIAN — The founding dean of Idaho’s first medical school is leaving his position to help start another osteopathic medical school in Kansas.
Idaho’s largest school district is anticipating another year of tight budgeting.
The Education Foundation of the West Ada School District recently announced four new board members and a new executive board.
MERIDIAN — The Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine in Meridian has launched a national search for its next dean and chief academic officer.
When the West Ada School District used to host shoe drives for students, school social worker Sydney Sasser noticed that schools would sometimes get every shoe size in the book — except the size they needed most.
MERIDIAN — The Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine, or ICOM, has named Kevin Wilson as interim dean, following the resignation of founding Dean Robert Hasty, which was announced Friday.
MERIDIAN — The founding dean of Idaho’s first medical school is leaving his position this year.
Things are moving forward just west of the Idaho State University-Meridian and Renaissance High School building. The open field next to the building will become the location of the new Idaho Fine Arts Academy building and an expansion of ISU-Meridian’s parking lot.
The West Ada School District is considering running a bond in spring 2020 for another south Meridian elementary school to relieve overcrowding.
MERIDIAN — The Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine, or ICOM, unveiled its new research lab on Friday. The medical school in Meridian, Idaho’s first, opened last summer.
Over the past year, first responders and school officials in the Treasure Valley have been working together to build a uniform model for responding to school threats. That group, called the Valley Wide School Safety Committee, is ready to launch new safety standards in schools this August.
Things have calmed down at Rocky Mountain High School since the beginning of the new semester three weeks ago.
Chief Joseph School of the Arts was one of two schools chosen to be Idaho’s nominees for the 2019 National Blue Ribbon Award in December 2018. The other school was Burton Elementary School in the Madison School District.
Pat Absalonson, teacher at Lewis and Clark Middle School, along with three other Idaho teachers, was honored for his outstanding instruction during Boise State University’s winter commencement ceremony on Dec. 15.
After three years of conversations, the West Ada School District now has the funds and plans to build a bigger space for the Idaho Fine Arts Academy.
The Kasiska Division of Health Sciences at Idaho State University will offer a new doctor of philosophy degree in rehabilitation and communication sciences in fall 2019, a release from ISU-Meridian said.