Press ReleaseFor Immediate Release
What's Happening in Boise School District 
Here's a look at some of the events happening in your Boise School District:

Thursday, January 24 - Saturday, January 26:   Borah High School's choral and theater departments present The Music Man. Show times are 7 p.m. January 24 and 25, and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. January 26. Borah's auditorium doors will open 30 minutes before show time each night. Tickets available at the door or online at Ticket prices are $5 for students/seniors, $10 for adults, $25 for families (up to four members); children under 5 are free.


Friday, January 25:   Movie Night, White Pine Elementary School, 401 E. Linden St., 6:30 p.m.


Friday, January 25:   PTO Movie Night, Pierce Park Elementary School, 5015 N. Pierce Park Ln., 6:30 p.m.


Saturday, January 26:   Borah High School, in collaboration with Kessler-Keener Lecture Series, will present an opportunity to experience a unique multicultural playwriting project featuring Borah High School youth and professional actors on Saturday, January 26, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., Hatch Ballroom, Student Union Building, 1700 University Dr., Boise State University, Boise. Performance is free and open to the public.


Tuesday, January 29:   Fourth Annual Rigs & Gigs, Dehryl A. Dennis Professional-Technical Education Center, 8201 W. Victory Rd. This day-long event will allow area ninth-grade students to experience occupational hands-on activities including Culinary Arts, Electronics, Heavy Duty Diesel, Heavy Equipment Operation, Machining, Networking, Pre-Engineering, Sports Medicine and more. Call the Center at 854-5810 for more information.  


Tuesday, January 29:   Math Night, Koelsch Elementary School, 2015 N. Curtis Rd., 5:30-6:30 p.m.


Thursday, January 31:   Open House, Dehryl A. Dennis Professional-Technical Center, 8201 W. Victory Rd., 6:30-8 p.m. Come visit the Dennis Center and technical class options such as Automotive Technology, Collision Repair, Graphic Design/Digital Imaging, Construction, Welding, Zoology, Health Technology and more. Open to the public. Call the Center at 854-5810 for more information.  


Friday, February 1:   The All-City Honor Choir, with students from the Boise School District, will perform the National Anthem at the Idaho Stampede basketball game at Century Link Arena, downtown Boise, 7 p.m.


Friday, February 1:   Boise High School Benefit Concert, 1010 W. Washington St., 7:30 p.m. The Boise High Chamber Orchestra will present its 14th annual benefit concert featuring Shauna Smith on violin and the Boise Cello Collective along with the Chamber Orchestra. You will hear a wonderful range of orchestral music from Dvorak and Shostakovich to contemporary classical and pop.Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Tickets will be available at the door or in advance by contacting the Boise High School orchestra office at 854-4318.


Timberline Counselor Recognized:  Timberline High School Counselor Laura Cromwell has been selected as one of 26 semi-finalists for the 2013 School Counselor of the Year awards program by the American School Counselor Association. This national award honors professionals who devote their careers to serving as advocates for our nation's students.


Maple Grove Students Make Donation:   Maple Grove Elementary School first and fourth grade students teamed-up to make over 100 fleece-tie blankets for Christmas. All the fleece was donated by parents of students. Students donated the blankets to the City Light Women's and Children's Shelter. In addition, Maple Grove staff member Doreen Prohaska donated over 50 new Beanie Babies to attach to the blankets.


Whitney PTO to Host Art/Craft Supply Giveaway for Teachers: Whitney Elementary School is currently accepting donations of art and craft supplies that will be given to their teachers on Wednesday, January 30. The school is asking anyone who has leftover yarn, fabric, scrapbooking paper, paint, stickers, or any other art or craft items to consider donating them to the school by Tuesday, January 29. This will help Whitney teachers create fun projects for students for the remainder of the school year. Call the school at 854-6580 for more information. 


News Media Contact:


Dan Hollar

Public Affairs Administrator

Boise School District  

(208) 854-4064

[email protected]    


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