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:

Friday, February 1:   The All-City Honor Choir, which consists of Boise School District students, 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, Boise High School Auditorium, 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. 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.


Tuesday, February 5:   PTO meeting, Pierce Park Elementary School, 5015 N. Pierce Park Ln., 4:30-5:30 p.m.


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


Tuesday, February 5:  PTO meeting, Cynthia Mann Elementary School, 5401 W. Castle Dr., 6:30-7:30 p.m.


Thursday, February 7: PTO meeting, Horizon Elementary School, 730 N. Mitchell St., 8 a.m.


Thursday, February 7: PTO meeting, Garfield Elementary School, 1914 S. Broadway Ave., 3:30 p.m.


Thursday, February 7: PTA meeting, Amity Elementary School, 10000 W. Amity Rd., 6 p.m.


Thursday, February 7: Math Night, Riverside Elementary School, 2100 E. Victory Rd., 6:30-8 p.m.


Thursday, February 7: PTA meeting, Liberty Elementary School, 1740 E. Bergeson St., 7-8 p.m.


Friday, February 8: Bingo Night, Garfield Elementary School, 1914 S. Broadway Ave., 6-8 p.m.


Cynthia Mann Student Advancing in Hoop Shoot Contest:  Sawyer Luthy, a student at Cynthia Mann Elementary School, is participating in the Elk's Hoop Shoot competition. There are six age groups in the competition: boys age 8-9, girls age 8-9, boys age 10-11, girls age 10-11, boys age 12-13 and girls age 12-13. Luthy won his age division at the school level, local level, and regional level. He now goes on to compete at the state level.


Borah Student Competes/Succeeds:   Borah High School student Houston Bentley is currently one of the National Student Leaders for this year in the Continental Math League, Calculus division. Bentley scored a perfect 10 in the first of a four-part competition.


Boise High Counselor Receives Award:   Cathy Doherty, psychologist, Boise High School, recently received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Idaho School Psychology Association.


Boise High Students Participate in Foreign Exchange Program:   This summer, nine students from Boise High School will participate in an exchange trip to Germany where they will attend classes for a 3-week exchange. The German American Partnership Program (GAPP) is a trans-Atlantic exchange program funded by both the U.S. Department of State and the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs and is one of the core activities of the Goethe-Institut, Germany's global cultural center. In addition to their attendance at their German partner school, students will also take day trips and spend an additional week in Berlin.


Each year, some 12,000 students participate in the GAPP program. The nine Boise High School students participating in the GAPP program this summer are Chris O'Connor, Carl Rustad, John Rustad, Johanna Denmark, John Collet, Julianne Collet, Josh Rice, Courtney Barth, and Veronica Blake.


TVMSC Applicant Orientation Nights/Applicant Screening Dates:   The Treasure Valley Mathematics and Science Center (TVMSC) will hold two applicant orientation nights and three applicant screening dates.


The applicant orientation nights, where you can learn more about TVMSC as an educational option, will be held on Thursday, February 7 or Thursday, April 11, 2013 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the TVMSC, 6801 N. Gary Ln., Boise.


The applicant screening dates will be held at the TVMSC from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 9; Saturday, April 13; or Saturday, May 4, 2013.


For information about the admissions process, please visit the TVMSC web site by clicking here. On the Admission Process page, you will be able to access forms to begin the process. To reserve space at the applicant screening, please send copies of the Intent to Test and Recommendations forms, found on the TVMSC web site, to the office at the address above.


Apply for Liberty Montessori Program:  Applications for enrollment in the Liberty Elementary School Montessori Program are being accepted until February 15, 2013.  To learn more about the program click here. An application form can be found by clicking here.   


Common Core - True Reform in Your BSD: Common Core, a new set of college-ready standards for school curriculum is coming to the State of Idaho and your Boise School District.  Learn more by clicking here.    


News Media Contact:


Dan Hollar

Public Affairs Administrator

Boise School District  

(208) 854-4064

[email protected]    


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